Republican Quotes

Governments are republican only in proportion as they employ the will of the people and execute it.

Thomas Jefferson

God is a Republican, and Santa Claus is a Democrat.

Henry Louis Mencken

You have to have been a Republican to know how good it is to be a Democrat.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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

Thomas Jefferson

In a republican nation, whose citizens are to be led by reason and persuasion and not by force, the art of reasoning becomes of first importance.

Thomas Jefferson

Brains, you know, are suspect in the Republican Party.

Walter Lippmann

In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican.

Henry Louis Mencken

Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.

George Washington

A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader.

Harry S. Truman

A bureaucrat is a Democrat who holds some office that a Republican wants.

Harry S. Truman

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

The only difference between the Republican and Democratic parties is the velocities with which their knees hit the floor when corporations knock on their door. That's the only difference.

Ralph Nader

There are people still in the Republican Party that I believe practice the communication of anger, of disappointment, of regret, of pain, of sorrow, of suffering. That's not what the American people want to hear.

Frank Luntz

Republican patience with how unionism deals with the political institutions, and with key issues like equality and human rights, will be tested because, obviously, there will be a battle a day on these matters. So lets face up to all of this with our eyes wide open.

Gerry Adams

The President has not created any Ford constituency, unique from that of any Republican President. The one exception to this is that he does show unique strength with young voters for a Republican.

Robert Teeter
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