A constitutional democracy is in serious trouble if its citizenry does not have a certain degree of education and civic virtue.
— Phillip E. Johnson

Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
Carl Sagan citizenry quote

The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all: it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed a standard citizenry, to put down dissent and originality.
— H. L. Mencken

The rope by which the great blocks of taxes are attached to any citizenry is simple loyalty.
— Stephen King

The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry.
— citizenry quotation by William F. Buckley