quote by Oriana Fallaci

There are moments in Life when keeping silent becomes a fault, and speaking an obligation. A civic duty, a moral challenge, a categorical imperative from which we cannot escape.

— Oriana Fallaci

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Civic duty quote The government's first duty is to protect the people.

The government's first duty is to protect the people.

Distrust of authority should be the first civic duty.

To me history ought to be a source of pleasure.

It isn't just part of our civic responsibility. To me it's an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is.

Civic duty quote Above all do not forget your duty to love yourself.

Above all do not forget your duty to love yourself.

To be good, and to do good, is all we have to do.

The propitious smiles of Heaven, can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of order and right, which Heaven itself has ordained...

Every country that aspires to become a nation needs its heroes, its eminent civic and moral leaders, and if it doesn't have them, it's our duty to invent them.

Civic duty quote The duty of a true Patriot is to protect his country from its government.

The duty of a true Patriot is to protect his country from its government.

I think there is a new awareness in this 21st century that design is as important to where and how we live as it is for museums, concert halls and civic buildings.

People aren't as stupid as the politicians think.

More and more of us are laughing off our 'civic duty' to vote, rejecting the role of compulsory constituent.

The reason the government sells the census as your ticket to getting goodies - rather than as your civic duty - is that distributing goodies is now all the government does.

Civic duty quote The duty of a true patriot is to protect his country from government.

The duty of a true patriot is to protect his country from government.

The weakling and the coward cannot be saved by honesty alone;

but without honesty the brave and able man is merely a civic wild beast who should be hunted down by every lover of righteousness. No man who is corrupt, no man who condones corruption in others, can possibly do his duty by the community.

Anyway, it's not true that the authorities cannot access the content of the phone even if there is no back door. When I was at the NSA, we did this every single day, even on Sundays. I believe that encryption is a civic responsibility, a civic duty.

[T]here is no truth more thoroughly established, than that there exists .

. . an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness.

Civic duty quote It is the duty of every man to uphold the dignity of every woman.

It is the duty of every man to uphold the dignity of every woman.

Paying tax should be framed as a glorious civic duty worthy of gratitude - not a punishment for making money.

perhaps all this modern ferment of what's known as 'social conscience' or 'civic responsibility' isn't a result of the sense of duty, but of the old, old craving for beauty.

Citizens ... should be practitioners of civic virtue in their conduct toward government. They should be ever willing to fulfill the duties of citizenship. This includes compulsory duties like military service and the numerous voluntary actions they must take if they are to preserve the principle of limited government through citizen self-reliance.

Civic duty quote Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.

Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.

Democratic dissent is not disloyalty, it is a positive civic duty.

A citizen who casts his ballot without having to the best of his abilities studied as much economics as he can fails in his civic duties.

Children need to get a high-quality education, avoid violence and the criminal-justice system, and gain jobs. But they deserve more. We want them to learn not only reading and math but fairness, caring, self-respect, family commitment, and civic duty.

Civic duty quote The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.

The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.

There is all the difference in the world between the nonviolence that the ordinary Christian should embrace and the duty of civic authorities to police their communities. The end of Romans 12 is quite clear about the first; the start of Romans 13 is quite clear about the second.

I believe Britishness is defined not on ethnic and exclusive grounds but through shared values, our history of tolerance, openness and internationalism and our commitment to democracy and liberty, to civic duty and the public space.

Smuggle out the truth, pass it through all the obstacles that its enemies fabricate; multiply, spread by all means possible her message so that she may triumph; through zeal and civic action counterbalance the influence of money and the machinations lavished on the propagation of deception. That, in my opinion, is the most useful activity and the most sacred duty of pure patriotism.

The kinds of people we need in government are precisely the kinds of people who are most reluctant to go into government -- people who understand the inherent dangers of power and feel a distaste for using it, but who may do so for a few years as a civic duty. The worst kind of people to have in government are those who see it as a golden opportunity to impose their own superior wisdom and virtue on others.

There's a generation of people I think without a strong connection to family, to religion, to civic duty. They have a real disassociation from the problems of the world.

I'd hate to imply that it's your civic duty to see The House I Live In, but guess what it is.

We can find common qualities and common values that have made Britain the country it is. Our belief in tolerance and liberty which shines through British history. Our commitment to fairness, fair play and civic duty.

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