Republican Prisoners

Famous quotes containing the words republican and/or prisoners:

    The republican is the only form of government which is not eternally at open or secret war with the rights of mankind.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)

    We are the prisoners of ideas. They catch us up for moments into their heaven, and so fully engage us, that we take no thought for the morrow, gaze like children, without an effort to make them our own.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)