I was reading Plato’s ‘The Republic’ at age 18, and I can’t account fully the electricity that had for me.
But the Committee for Industrial Organizations is here. It is now henceforth a definite instrumentality, destined greatly to influence the lives of our people and the internal and external course of the republic.
The rise of the Dutch Republic must ever be regarded as one of the leading events of modern times.
I am faithfully devoted to the Republic but will not serve it at the expense of my conscience and my honor.
Before the Second World War, L’Oreal in France was an active supporter of the French fascists. The cosmetic group’s founder Eugene Schueller was an active member of the ‘Cagoule’ group, committed to the violent overthrow of the Third Republic, and hosted meetings at Oreal headquarters.
When the Romans in the last age of the republic came into immediate contact with Iran as a consequence of the occupation of Syria, they found in existence the Persian empire regenerated by the Parthians.
The first book I ever really read was Plato’s ‘Republic,’ and then I had to go over that five times or something.
It is the goal of the American university to be the brains of the republic.
If we want the Republic to be solid, we must first build its foundation. We need not look abroad for this foundation; we should seek it in the hearts of all the people of the nation.
Grant me thirty years of equal division of inheritances and a free press, and I will provide you with a republic.