Republicanism Quotes

The Republican form of government is the highest form of government: but because of this it requires the highest type of human nature – a type nowhere at present existing. Herbert Spencer

Public virtue cannot exist in a nation without private, and public virtue is the only foundation of republics. John Adams

Citizenship is what makes a republic; monarchies can get along without it. Mark Twain

In Republics, the great danger is, that the majority may not sufficiently respect the rights of the minority. James Madison

Republics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into despotisms. Aristotle.

An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics. Plutarch

The true republic: men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less. Susan B. Anthony