We create our buildings and then they create us. Likewise, we construct our circle of friends and our communities and then they construct us.— Frank Lloyd Wright
Pioneering power of community quotes that are about building community
When 'I' replaced with 'We', even the illness becomes wellness.
Love is such a powerful force. It's there for everyone to embrace-that kind of unconditional love for all of humankind. That is the kind of love that impels people to go into the community and try to change conditions for others, to take risks for what they believe in.
We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community... Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.
We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community.
[O]ne of the most vital ways we sustain ourselves is by building communities of resistance, places where we know we are not alone.
We all need to get the balance right between action and reflection.
With so many distractions, it is easy to forget to pause and take stock.
We just have to convince other people that they have power.
This is what they can do by participating to make change, not only in their community, but many times changing in their own lives. Once they participate, they get their sense of power.
The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.
This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.
The exclusion of the weak and insignificant, the seemingly useless people, from a Christian community may actually mean the exclusion of Christ; in the poor brother Christ is knocking at the door.
Our relationship with each other is the criterion the world uses to judge whether our message is truthful - Christian community is the final apologetic.
Family does not necessarily mean blood relatives but often a description of a community, organisation or nation.
Dominator culture has tried to keep us all afraid, to make us choose safety instead of risk, sameness instead of diversity. Moving through that fear, finding out what connects us, revelling in our differences; this is the process that brings us closer, that gives us a world of shared values, of meaningful community.
This world of ours... must avoid becoming a community of dreadful fear and hate, and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect.
A people who have suffered so much for so long at hands of a racist society must draw the line somewhere.... the black communities of America must rise up as one man to halt the progression of a trend that leads inevitably to their total destruction.
Knowledge of one's identity, one's self, community, nation, religion, and God, is the true meaning of resurrection, while ignorance of it signifies hell.
A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
I continue to dream and pray about a revival of holiness in our day that moves forth in mission and creates authentic community in which each person can be unleashed through the empowerment of the Spirit to fulfill God's creational intentions.
The most touching thing that anyone can say to me is that I have done something beautiful for the community.
When the devil sees a man or woman who really believes in prayer, who knows how to pray, and who really does pray, and, above all, when he sees a whole church on its face before God in prayer, he trembles as much as he ever did, for he knows that his day in that church or community is at an end.
We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers.
It is a crime and a sin to regard a person as untouchable because he is born in a particular community.
We can begin by doing small things at the local level, like planting community gardens or looking out for our neighbors. That is how change takes place in living systems, not from above but from within, from many local actions occurring simultaneously.
Building community is to the collective as spiritual practice is to the individual.
The racist dog policemen must withdraw immediately from our communities, cease their wanton murder and brutality and torture of black people, or face the wrath of the armed people.
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What we now want is closer contact and better understanding between individuals and communities all over the earth, and the elimination of egoism and pride which is always prone to plunge the world into primeval barbarism and strife... Peace can only come as a natural consequence of universal enlightenment.
I want the Brahmins to realize that the Dravidian people today are very much hating those who cunningly cheated them with absurdities. They are now aware of the particular community making a living by spreading the foolishness. People have begun to hate god, religion, caste, mythologies (puranas) and so on.
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant.
Relationships are all there is. Everything in the universe only exists because it is in relationship to everything else. Nothing exists in isolation. We have to stop pretending we are individuals that can go it alone
There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about.
When we seek for connection, we restore the world to wholeness.
Our seemingly separate lives become meaningful as we discover how truly necessary we are to each other.
Community is a place where the connections felt in our hearts make themselves known in the bonds between people, and where the tuggings and pullings of those bonds keep opening our hearts.
True community is based on upon equality, mutuality, and reciprocity.
It affirms the richness of individual diversity as well as the common human ties that bind us together.
Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life.
It's important to the person who serves as well as the recipient. It's the way in which we ourselves grow and develop.