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Famous Commonwealth Quotations

List of Commonwealth Quotes

We found 21 quote(s) that contain the word Commonwealth.



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My wife and I came to Canada for the 1994 Commonwealth Games and we really liked the B.C. lifestyle and environment. The following year we applied to become permanent residents. We moved here in 1996 after the Atlanta Olympics. Jonathan Brown

2

The family farm is the foundation for who we are as a Commonwealth. And for over a century, the family farm in Kentucky has centered around one crop: tobacco. Jim Bunning

3

We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and men are members. Marcus Tullius Cicero

4

I am George Rogers Clark. You have just become a prisoner of the Commonwealth of Virginia. George Rogers Clark

5

Winning Commonwealth gold was just totally unbelievable. Michael East

6

It is necessary to take an active part in politics to observe how often the welfare of the party organization is put before the issues, even before the welfare of the commonwealth. Charles Edison

7

It is easy enough to define what the Commonwealth is not. Indeed this is quite a popular pastime. Elizabeth II

8

This country and the Commonwealth last Tuesday were not far from the Kingdom of Heaven. Geoffrey Fisher

9

My vision for Kentucky is a Commonwealth where there is so much economic opportunity, and our quality of life is so high, that people who are born here can stay here, and people who aren't fortunate enough to be born in Kentucky, can look forward to locating here. Ernie Fletcher

10

Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge of the commonwealth. Thomas Fuller

11

In comparison with other men of their time, the Americans were distinguished by the possession of new political and social ideas, which were destined to be the foundation of the American commonwealth. Albert Bushnell Hart

12

For you see this scripture fulfilled this day and therefore I desire you as you tender the Lord and the church and commonwealth to consider and look what you do. Anne Hutchinson

13

When I was a child in the 1940s and early 1950s, my parents and grandparents spoke of Britain as home, and New Zealand had this strong sense of identity and coherence as being part of the commonwealth and a the identity of its people as being British. Michael King

14

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has a judicial system, and this system needs a lot of repair. Therefore, there is no need for Kentucky to start building another judicial system within the system, that we already have. Sonny Landham

15

The best thanks we could offer those who went before and raised the Irish working class from their knees was to press forward with determination and enthusiasm towards the ultimate goal of their efforts, a Co-operative Commonwealth for Ireland. James Larkin

16

Anarchists are socialists because they want the improvement of society, and they are communists because they are convinced that such a transformation of society can only result from the establishment of a commonwealth of property. Johann Most

17

If the choice were made, one for us to lose our sovereignty and become a member of the Commonwealth or remain with our sovereignty and lose the membership of the Commonwealth, I would say let the Commonwealth go. Robert Mugabe

18

The Commonwealth has had consistently bad press. It was originally seen as a kind of hangover empire. People have long predicted its demise. Ben Pimlott

19

A Parliament is that to the Commonwealth which the soul is to the body. It behoves us therefore to keep the facility of that soul from distemper. John Pym

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Creating new jobs for Pennsylvanians continues to be my highest priority throughout the Commonwealth. Edward G. Rendell

21

The capacity of the commonwealth government created under the local constitution to exercise governmental powers in local affairs is like that of local government in the states of the union in regard to non-federal affairs at the local level. Dick Thornburgh