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Picture quote by Margaret Mead about change

Never doubt a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. ⏤ Margaret Mead


Picture quote by Socrates about training

No citizen has a right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. What a disgrace it is for a man to grow old without even seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable. ⏤ Socrates


Picture quote by Voltaire about right

It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong. ⏤ Voltaire


Picture quote by Chris Hedges about people

Wealth breeds a class of people for whom human beings are disposable commodities. Once oligarchs achieve unchecked economic and political power, as they have in the United States, the citizens too become disposable. ⏤ Chris Hedges


Picture quote by Wangari Maathai about citizens

Its the little things citizens do. Thats what will make the difference. ⏤ Wangari Maathai


Picture quote about speech

If money is speech, then speech is no longer free - it's expensive. It's high time we overturn citizens united.


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My personality is that I'm a human being like everybody else, just a citizen and a blue collar guy.

Lee Greenwood, musician

Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.

Daniel Webster, politician

This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.

Plato, philosopher

Government health care changes the relationship between the citizen and the state, and, in fact, I think it's an assault on citizenship.

Mark Steyn, writer

You want to defend citizenship? Don't persecute or isolate those without papers. Just live like a citizen. That'd be a first-class way to be American.

Eric Liu, writer

I feel that I am a citizen of the American dream and that the revolutionary struggle of which I am a part is a struggle against the American nightmare.

Eldridge Cleaver, activist

The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight.

Theodore Roosevelt, president

No other country on earth could have provided such tremendous opportunities and we should never take the privilege of our citizenship for granted.

Jane D. Hull, politician

The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country.

Bainbridge Colby, public servant

Strengthening our identity is one way of reinforcing people's confidence and sense of citizenship and well-being.

David Blunkett, politician

The job of a citizen is to keep his mouth open.

Gunter Grass, author

The most important political office is that of the private citizen.

Louis D. Brandeis, judge

A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.

Bill Vaughan, journalist

An artist may have burdens the ordinary citizen doesn't know, but the ordinary citizen has burdens that many artists never even touch.

Patti Smith, musician

In the period where I had to live the life of a citizen - a life where, like everybody else, I did tons of laundry and cleaned toilet bowls, changed hundreds of diapers and nursed children - I learned a lot.

Patti Smith, musician

As an artist I come to sing, but as a citizen, I will always speak for peace, and no one can silence me in this.

Paul Robeson, actor

The class of citizens who provide at once their own food and their own raiment, may be viewed as the most truly independent and happy.

James Madison, president

The fight for reform comes down to a simple goal: giving our citizens the confidence that government serves the people first and the people only.

Bob Riley, politician

As a parent and a citizen, I'll take a Bill Gates (or Warren Buffett) over Steve Jobs every time. If we must have billionaires, better they should ignore Jobs's example and instead embrace the morality and wisdom of the great industrialist-philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.

Eric Alterman, writer

If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world.

Francis Bacon, philosopher

Murder is not the crime of criminals, but that of law-abiding citizens.

Emmanuel Teney,

The beauty of democracy is that an average, random, unremarkable citizen can lead it.

P. J. O'Rourke, comedian

The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy.

Montesquieu, philosopher

There is no method by which an average citizen can effectively fight the White House in the media.

Linda Tripp, celebrity

Every citizen who stops smoking, or loses a few pounds, or starts managing his chronic disease with real diligence, is caulking a crack for the benefit of us all.

Mitch Daniels, politician

Voting is the most precious right of every citizen, and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process.

Hillary Clinton, politician

State government has too often been used to look out for the insiders and not the citizens. This has insulated poverty from progress, and need from remedy.

Ernie Fletcher, politician

It's appropriate to celebrate public service, and the thoughtful people who choose to serve. They symbolize what is good and decent about this historic citizen legislature, and we thank them.

Robert. L. Ehrlich, politician

Lawsuits - and frivolous lawsuits - are just sapping the life out of the people who perform the services and deliver the goods for the rest of the citizenry in the State of Montana.

Conrad Burns, politician

I'm a citizen of the world. I like it that way. The world's a wonderful. I just think that some people are pretty badly represented. But when you speak to the people themselves they're delightful. They all want so little.

Billy Connolly, comedian

You must be afraid, my son. That is how one becomes an honest citizen.

Jean-Paul Sartre, philosopher

Nothing is worse, or more of a breach of the social contract between citizen and state, than for government officials, bureaucrats and agencies to waste the money entrusted to them by the people they serve.

Bob Riley, politician

Before my tenure, people didn't seem to think that citizens had a right to limit the size of their government.

William Weld, politician

It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even of his personal services to the defense of it.

George Washington, president

To all general purposes we have uniformly been one people, each individual citizen everywhere enjoying the same national rights, privileges, and protection.

Alexander Hamilton, politician

I don't want to run for governor, but I don't think anyone should put public service out of the question because that's not what a good citizen does.

Warren Beatty, actor

In the lexicon of the political class, the word "sacrifice" means that the citizens are supposed to mail even more of their income to Washington so that the political class will not have to sacrifice the pleasure of spending it.

George Will, journalist

I see myself as a citizen of the planet. Even as a child, I always found it mindless to root for your own team. I was puzzled by the fact that people said their own team was better than other teams simply because it was theirs.

Wallace Shawn, actor

Well I don't know, I might have lost my citizenship, I don't think you can lose your citizenship though.

Tommy Chong, actor

What other nations call religious toleration, we call religious rights. They are not exercised in virtue of governmental indulgence, but as rights, of which government cannot deprive any portion of citizens, however small.

Richard Mentor Johnson, politician

Liberty is the most precious gift we offer our citizens.

Tom Ridge, politician

The reason that a good citizen does not use such destructive means to become wealthier is that, if everyone did so, we would all become poorer from the mutual destructiveness.

Richard Stallman, scientist

It taught me that Clinton's instinct to make this about your life as a citizen, rather than his as a human being, was the right answer to these things.

Paul Begala, journalist

It is not the function of the government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the government from falling into error.

Robert Jackson, statesman

Individuality is the aim of political liberty. By leaving the citizen as much freedom of action and of being as comports with order and the rights of others, the institutions render him truly a freeman. He is left to pursue his means of happiness in his own manner.

James F. Cooper, novelist

But that citizen's perception was also at one with the truth in recognizing that the very brutality of the means by which the IRA were pursuing change was destructive of the trust upon which new possibilities would have to be based.

Seamus Heaney, poet

Through a blog, an ordinary citizen such as myself can use the Internet, this thing invented by Albert Gore, to talk from my house to the U.S. capital and to make use of my right to point out to government officials and to the media when they are wrong.

John Jay Hooker, businessman

I think it could be the biggest information problem that we face. 'If somebody is abroad and they even mention the name of an American citizen, bang, off goes the tap, and no more information is collected.

Charles F. Bass, politician

I think Col. North is first a U.S. citizen and he has the same rights as you yourself do, sir.

Fawn Hall, celebrity

I thought that the AIVD was there to protect citizens like me.

Theo Van Gogh, director

The most important thing we stressed is that we want those kids to be productive citizens.

Troy Vincent, athlete

Every citizen is king under a citizen king.

Charles Simon Favart, dramatist

Michael Sanchez and I grew up in New Jersey, not far from here, playing soccer together. When I was in high school, I worked to start an organization to help senior citizens, which I learned a great deal from.

Andrew Shue, actor

I mean, it is an extraordinary thing that a large proportion of your country and my country, of the citizens, never see a wild creature from dawn 'til dusk, unless it's a pigeon, which isn't really wild, which might come and settle near them.

David Attenborough, journalist

Every citizen has to figure out what kind of government he or she wants.

Stephen Breyer, judge

But I'm a citizen of Texas and try to spend most of my time there.

Thomas Haden Church, actor

The economic, social and cultural progress of a nation depends on citizens counting for more and having more rights.

Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, statesman

Democratic power is the only voice most citizens have.

Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, statesman

Loyalty to the family must be merged into loyalty to the community, loyalty to the community into loyalty to the nation, and loyalty to the nation into loyalty to mankind. The citizen of the future must be a citizen of the world.

Thomas Cochrane, politician

Let us walk into the conference room as equals and not second class citizens.

Martin McGuinness, politician

I'm a Canadian citizen. But I always want to feel at home in Sri Lanka. I'm a member of both countries.

Michael Ondaatje, author

No matter what name we give it or how we judge it, a candidate's character is central to political reporting because it is central to a citizen's decision in voting.

Roger Mudd, journalist

When a citizen gives his suffrage to a man of known immorality he abuses his trust; he sacrifices not only his own interest, but that of his neighbor; he betrays the interest of his country.

Noah Webster, writer

As citizens we have to be more thoughtful and more educated and more informed. I turn on the TV and I see these grown people screaming at each other, and I think, well, if we don't get our civility back, we're in trouble.

Emmylou Harris, musician

Law-abiding citizens value privacy. Terrorists require invisibility. The two are not the same, and they should not be confused.

Richard Perle, public servant

The world has closed its eyes to the humanitarian catastrophe in Azerbaijan, where every seventh citizen is a refugee.

Leonid Kuchma, statesman

Germans who wish to use firearms should join the SS or the SA - ordinary citizens don't need guns, as their having guns doesn't serve the State.

Heinrich Himmler, criminal

I will be a model prisoner, as I have been a model citizen.

Edwin Edwards, politician

Unless you have a sense of values that's shared by people and turns them loose to do certain things on their own within those sets of values, the organization, whether a nation or corporation or citizen group, just doesn't work very well.

Alan Cranston, politician

Soldiers are citizens of death's grey land, drawing no dividend from time's tomorrows.

Siegfried Sassoon, poet

Although an increasing proportion of the Hispanic population is foreign-born - about half of adults in this group - English proficiency is and should remain a requirement for citizenship.

Linda Chavez, author

I'm confident in our resolve to make the decisions necessary to keep our country and our people safe and prosperous and I look forward to representing the citizens of Pennsylvania's 6th Congressional District for the next two years.

Jim Gerlach, politician

So, you know, I always say that I'm a Mexican, but if I had to be a citizen of anywhere else, I'd be a citizen of Manhattan. I feel very much a New Yorker.

Alma Guillermoprieto, journalist

The United States, for a French citizen, is a friend, an ally, to whom we owe, along with most Europeans, our freedom.

Jean-Pierre Raffarin, politician

But in my district I have heard from law enforcement officials and across the State of Florida about how much this JAG funding helps them fight crime, and to protect and serve the citizens within their jurisdiction.

Cliff Stearns, politician

Doubts raced through my mind as I considered the feasibility of enforcing a law which the majority of honest citizens didn't seem to want.

Eliot Ness, public servant

My fellow citizens, the state of our city is strong.

Thomas Menino, politician

Today, the Iraqi citizen sees that America is coming and wants to occupy his country and kill him, and he is willing to experience for himself what happened in Palestine.

Bashar al-Assad, president

As a citizen of the great city of Chicago, I find it impossible to root against the White Sox. The White Sox organization has been much more consistent, in my lifetime at least, at putting a winning ballclub on the field.

Billy Corgan, musician

I am proud to be an American Citizen.

Robert Purvis, activist

We also have a program in place for low income people. A family of four making $26,000 a year can receive medical coverage, irrespective of citizenship or what documents.

George Pataki, politician

I think I've been a great citizen.

O. J. Simpson, athlete

I think the average citizen is going to see no less than a $1,500 or more increase in what it's going to cost for basic living next year,... Taking sales tax off food isn't going to take care of all of that, but I think it's a way that we can help.

Ann Robinson, actress

The Constitution of the United States was made by white men, the citizens and representatives of twelve slaveholding and one non-slaveholding State; and it was made for white men.

John H. Reagan, politician

Property that endangers the safety of a nation should not be suffered to remain in the hands of its citizens.

Robert Dale Owen, politician

If this work can contribute in any way toward proving this, and at the same time arouse the conscience of the American people to a demand for justice to every citizen, and punishment by law for the lawless, I shall feel I have done my race a service.

Ida B. Wells, activist

I was taught from a young age that many people would treat me as a second-class citizen because I was African-American and because I was female.

Queen Latifah, musician

We care little about what the average citizen thinks.

Tom Metzger, celebrity

The last four years have not diluted the memory or weakened the resolve of our citizens. Four years later, our hearts still hurt for the families whose loved ones were murdered that day.

John Doolittle, politician

The American system of democracy is founded on the concept that every citizen has the right to vote, to know that their vote is counted, and that the vote is counted accurately.

Barbara Mikulski, politician

A massive state and federal effort, the likes of which we've never seen is going to be needed. We can do it for tsunami victims half a world away. We can do it for our own citizens.

Al Roker, entertainer

The police are the public and the public are the police; the police being only members of the public who are paid to give full time attention to duties which are incumbent on every citizen in the interests of community welfare and existence.

Robert Peel, leader

We didn't even think about it, you know? I used to collect laser discs, and you'd have some college professor analyzing It's a Wonderful Life or Citizen Kane, and now it is pretty funny - the idea of commentary for a silly kid's movie, you know?

Dana Carvey, comedian

A short exposure to the convention convinced me that the Internet may save the Democracy in that it is a way for the people, for the citizens, to have some direct influence on the government.

John Jay Hooker, businessman

I'm not sure that the benefit - as a writer and as a citizen - that I would get from reading at least the front page of the Times every day or every other day would outweigh the depression.

Sharon Olds, poet

Enrolling in the Medicare Prescription Drug Program will be a great savings for most senior citizens.

Paul Gillmor, politician

To date, every American citizen has nearly $27,000 in public debt riding on our backs.

Paul Gillmor, politician

Nothing could be more insulting to me than the concept of civil rights. It means perpetual second-class citizenship for me and my kind.

James Meredith, celebrity

I considered myself engaged in a war from Day One. And my objective was to force the federal government - the Kennedy administration at that time - into a position where they would have to use the United States military force to enforce my rights as a citizen.

James Meredith, celebrity

And let me tell you, you boys of America, that there is no higher inspiration to any man to be a good man, a good citizen, and a good son, brother, or father, than the knowledge that you come from honest blood.

John Sergeant Wise, author

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