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Quotes About Republican Government

The will of the entire people is the true basis of republican government, and a free expression ... by the public vote of all citizens, without distinctions of race, color, occupation, or sex, is the only means by which that will can be ascertained.
— Victoria Woodhull —

We are ready to end fascism once and for all, even in spite of the Republican government.

— Buenaventura Durruti

From computers to information technology to airplanes, it has been America's unique blend of republican government and free-market capitalism that has allowed us to surpass all other nations in history.

— George Nethercutt

We should give to our rulers, our sires and sons no rest until all our rights- social, civil and political- are fully accorded. How are men to know what we want unless we tell them? They have no idea that our wants, material and spiritual, are the same as theirs; that we love justice, liberty and equality as well as they do; that we believe in the principles of self-government, in individual rights, individual conscience and judgment, the fundamental ideas of the Protestant religion and republican government.

— Elizabeth Cady Stanton

I am a Republican because of my military background, my pro-life beliefs, my support for the Second Amendment, and my belief that government should not grow excessively.

— John Shimkus

Certainly the Republican Party changed and I never changed, as I became an independent my values never changed whether it's on fiscal responsibility, environment or using government tools to help the less fortunate.

— Lincoln Chafee

Parties in our Government have no better idea than to think the Republic stands all the firmer upon opposition; but I say that it is not so. A republican government consists in letting the people rule by their united voice, without a dissension,
in learning what is for the best, and unitedly doing it. That is true republicanism.

— Brigham Young

Europeans believe in democracy - or, at least, in republican government - but they have considered the alternatives, and continue to do so, and that scandalizes Americans.

— William Pfaff

I propose ... The conformity of the proposed Constitution to the true principles of republican government.

— Alexander Hamilton

The idea of governing at all times by the simple force of law (which we have been told is the only admissible principle of republican government) has no place but in the reveries of those political doctors whose sagacity disdains the admonitions of experimental instruction.

— Alexander Hamilton

Of all the objections which have been framed against the federal Constitution, this is perhaps the most extraordinary. Whilst the objection itself is levelled against a pretended oligarchy, the principle of it strikes at the very root of republican government.

— James Madison

In republican government the legislative authority necessarily predominates. The remedy for this ... is to divide the legislature into different branches; and to render them by different modes of election, and different principles of action, as little connected with each other as the nature of their common functions, and their common dependence on the society, will admit.

— James Madison

In the extent and proper structure of the Union, therefore, we behold a republican remedy for the disease incident to republican government.

— James Madison

A republican government should be based on free and equal education among the people

— Susan B. Anthony

When you become entitled to exercise the right of voting for public officers, let it be impressed on your mind that God commands you to choose for rulers just men who will rule in the fear of God. The preservation of a republican government depends on the faithful discharge of this duty.

— Noah Webster

[A]lthough a republican government is slow to move, yet when once in motion, its momentum becomes irresistible.

— Thomas Jefferson

History and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of republican government.

— George Washington

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