The Republicans won, with about 2 million votes cast by the monarchists. Historical date, also because it was the first time that the Italians were able to express themselves by universal suffrage: all the men and women who had reached 21 years were admitted to the polls. The new Constitution of the Italian Republic instead entered into force on January 1, 1948.
Phrases for June 2, 2020, Italian Republic Day
We have already told you the story and meaning of June 2, with its official ceremony and the passage of the Frecce Tricolori. Here instead we share with you the most beautiful phrases to remember during the Republic Day. To wish you a good June 2, 2020.
“Italy is a democratic republic, founded on work.
Sovereignty belongs to the people, who exercise it in the forms and within the limits of the Constitution “. Article 1 of the Italian Constitution
“This story therefore leads us to look to the future with greater optimism and fortitude: June 2, today as yesterday, is a celebration for all Italians”. Sergio Mattarella
“Behind every article of the Constitutional Charter are hundreds of young people who died in the Resistance. So the Republic is our conquest and we must defend it, whatever it costs. ” Sandro Pertini
“When the Republic was born on June 2, 1946, we all knew that keeping the ideals that inspired it intact over time would involve moments of hard work and even great sacrifices.” Giovanni Leone
“The Constitution is the foundation of the Republic. If it falls from the hearts of the people, if it is not respected by the political authorities, if it is not defended by the government and the Parliament, if it is tampered with by the parties, the hard ground on which our institutions are built and our freedoms anchored will be lacking “. Luigi Sturzo
“This Republic can be saved. But for this, it must become the Republic of the Constitution. ” Nilde Jotti
“Either the republic or the chaos.” Pietro Nenni
“For me, the republic is the historical and necessary explanation and moral structure of democracy in its rational terms: the republic, for me, is the logical outcome of humanism that now pervades all social institutions”. Giosuè Carducci
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