Our Republic Quotes

That's the issue that I've been exploring: How did the Republic turn into the Empire? That's paralleled with: How did Anakin turn into Darth Vader? How does a good person go bad, and how does a democracy become a dictatorship? It isn't that the Empire conquered the Republic, it's that the Empire is the Republic.
Author: George Lucas
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It is a reality attested by all history that if a republic assumes imperial functions it will not remain a republic.
Author: Felix Morley
The typical American corporation is a shareholders' republic the same way that China is a peoples' republic.
Absolute virtue is impossible and the republic of forgiveness leads, with implacable logic, to the republic of the guillotine.
Author: Albert Camus
Behold a republic standing erect while empires all around are bowed beneath the weight of their own armaments - a republic whose flag is loved while other flags are only feared.
The republic I fell in love with, the republic I risked my life to defend, the values I hold dear, the integrity that we all share - these do not know prejudice and they do not accept partiality.
Author: Allen West
Making an Irishness to be proud of in a real Republic. It is the vision of a real Republic where life and language, where ideals and experience have the ring of authenticity which we need now as we go forward.
Obama might think of himself as one, but he is not a dictator. We are not a banana republic yet. This is not an authoritarian form of government. This is a constitutional republic, and the president doesn't allow or disallow. The president can't buy or purchase.
In Plato's republic, poets were considered subversive, a danger to the republic. I kind of relish that role. So I see my present role as a gadfly, to use my soapbox to promote my various ideas and obsesions.
Los Estados Unidos has turned into a banana republic, a fascist banana republic.
A lady asked Dr. Franklin Well Doctor what have we got a republic or a monarchy -
After the signing of the Constitution, Benjamin Franklin was asked by a woman on the street,
Author: Glenn Beck
Outside Independence Hall when the Constitutional Convention of 1787 ended, Mrs. Powel of Philadelphia asked Benjamin Franklin,
Stay here til I come to fetch you.
Czech Republic is an important part of central Europe. It's clear that we must participate in European integration. I am convinced that the Czech Republic - or, in the past, Czechoslovakia - would have been one of the founding members of the EU if it hadn't been for the communist takeover in 1948.
Author: Vaclav Klaus
I may die, but the Republic of 1916 will never die. Onward to the Republic and liberation of our people.
Author: Bobby Sands