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Quote Left A family is but too often a commonwealth of malignants. Quote Right
Quote Left I wonder how so insupportable a thing as a bookseller was ever permitted to grow up in the Commonwealth. Many of our modern booksellers are but needless excrements, or rather vermin. Quote Right
Quote Left It is easy enough to define what the Commonwealth is not. Indeed this is quite a popular pastime. Quote Right
Quote Left Civil dissension is a viperous worm That gnaws the bowels of the commonwealth. Quote Right
Quote Left These, then, will be some of the features of democracy... it will be, in all likelihood, an agreeable, lawless, parti-colored commonwealth, dealing with all alike on a footing of equality, whether they be really equal or not. Quote Right
Quote Left Pleasures are all alike simply considered in themselves: he that hunts, or he that governs the commonwealth, they both please themselves alike, only we commend that, whereby we ourselves receive some benefit. Quote Right
Quote Left The commonwealth of Athens is become a forest of beasts. Quote Right
Quote Left Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duty, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Commonwealth and the Empire last for a thousand years, men will still say, This was their finest hour. Quote Right
Quote Left A Parliament is that to the Commonwealth which the soul is to the body. It behooves us therefore to keep the facility of that soul from distemper. Quote Right
Quote Left Though bachelors be the strongest stakes, married men are the best binders, in the hedge of the commonwealth. Quote Right
Quote Left I'the commonwealth I would by contraries Execute all things; for no kind of traffic... Quote Right
Quote Left Philippians 3:20: But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ (NIV)

But we are citizens of the state (commonwealth, homeland) which is in heaven, and from it also we earnestly and patiently await [the coming of] the Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) [as] Savior (AMP)

For our conversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ: (KJV)

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Quote Left The caterpillars of the commonwealth, Which I have sworn to weed and pluck away. Quote Right
Quote Left We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and men are members. Quote Right