I have long had a tendency to tie marksmanship to morality. The essence of good marksmanship is self-control, and self-control is the essence of good citizenship. It is too easy to say that a good shot is automatically a good man, but it would be equally incorrect to ignore the connection.— Jeff Cooper
Contentment Good Citizenship quotations
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.
Good citizenship and defending democracy means living up to the ideals and values that make this country great.
The establishment of the National Park Service is justified by considerations of good administration, of the value of natural beauty as a National asset, and of the effectiveness of outdoor life and recreation in the production of good citizenship.
Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.
Finally, cooking is good citizenship.
It's the only way to get serious about putting locally raised foods into your diet, which keeps farmlands healthy and grocery money in the neighborhood.
At the 1894 ALA conference it was fairly well agreed that the primary goal of the public library must be to teach good citizenship. Libraries recognized that such "Americanization" could be achieved through literacy. Thus, teaching immigrants to read was not just a benefit in and of itself; literacy would also serve the interests of democracy.
Our immigration system is a broken system that needs to be fixed. We need reform that provides hardworking people of good character with a real path towards citizenship.
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
Citizenship comes first today in our crowded world.
.. No man can enjoy the privileges of education and thereafter with a clear conscience break his contract with society. To respect that contract is to be mature, to strengthen it is to be a good citizen, to do more than your share under it is noble.
A good place to start is with the kids .
.. One of the great founding principles of our country was that children would not be punished for the mistakes of their parents. It is time to provide an opportunity for legal residence and citizenship for those who were brought to this country as children and who know no other home.
Applied good taste is a mark of good citizenship.
Ugliness is a from of anarchy.. ugly cities, ugly advertising, ugly lives produce bad citizens.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
To blend, without coercion, the individual good and the common good is the essence of citizenship in a free country.
... happily the Government of the United States... gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance.
Everyone who is born holds dual citizenship, in the kingdom of the well and in the kingdom of the sick. Although we all prefer to use only the good passport, sooner or later each of us is obliged, at least for a spell, to identify ourselves as citizens of that other place.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
I always believe that ultimately, if people are paying attention, then we get good government and good leadership. And when we get lazy, as a democracy and civically start taking shortcuts, then it results in bad government and politics.
The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country.
Good government is no substitute for self-government.
Whatever is good for you soul, do that.
Young people must be included from birth.
A society that cuts itself off from its youth severs its lifeline; it is condemned to bleed to death.
The Society or Fraternity of Freemasons is more in the nature of a system of Philosophy or of moral and social virtues taught by symbols, allegories, and lectures based upon fundamental truths, the observance of which tends to promote stability of character, conservatism, morality and good citizenship.
The gospel of grace nullifies our adulation of televangelists, charismatic superstars, and local church heroes. It obliterates the two-class citizenship theory operative in many American churches. For grace proclaims the awesome truth that all is gift. All that is good is ours, not by right, but by the sheer bounty of a gracious God.
Try no to resist the changes that come in your way. Instead, let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come? How Rumi Can Change Your Life?
It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.
There are people who say that "Gül can't be my president".
These people don't have good manners for and they should renounce their Turkish citizenship foremost this man will be chosen democratically by the people.
True patriots believe that we should measure a citizen's worth by contribution to country and community, not by wealth or power-that those whom America has benefited most should contribute in proportion to their good fortune-and that serving others should be esteemed more highly than serving self.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
The real breeders of discontent and alien doctrines of government and philosophies subversive of good citizenship are such as these who take the law into their own hands.
It is now no more that toleration is spoken of, as if it was by the indulgence of one class of people that another enjoyed the exercise of their inherent natural rights.
In the future, we will play games while floating naked in a tank of warm, sensory-depriving gelatin. Games will be distributed chemically, into the gelatin, and absorbed into the player's skin. The gelatin will be Lingonberry-flavored, and the games will encourage good citizenship.
Every may not be good, but there's something good in every day.
I’d rather see the United States as a beacon of Good Work and Good Citizenship, rather than as #1 on some international educational measurement.
I have spoken of a thousand points of light, of all the community organizations that are spread like stars throughout the Nation, doing good.
When one comes to think of it, there are no such things as divine, immutable, or inalienable rights. Rights are things we get when we are strong enough to make good our claim on them.
Friendship picks you up when the world lets you down.
Religion creates community, community creates altruism and altruism turns us away from self and towards the common good... There is something about the tenor of relationships within a religious community that makes it the best tutorial in citizenship and good neighborliness.
Business can constitute an enormous force for goodness in society.
Through its commitments to corporate citizenship and to the principles of the UNGC, the global business community can continue to create and deliver value to society.
The objectives of education and industry are identical.
Both are interested in good citizenship, in serving society, in a better life-and both firmly believe in freedom.
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.
Certainly I'm participating in an already established and awesome tradition, but it's a tradition that sort of shoots up and through the mainstream in short bursts and pulses and then gets diluted. Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson shot up and then got sucked back down underground under more entertaining and less radical versions of body and self - poetry and prose that posited bodies in more perfect union with good citizenship.
Leaving America means renouncing your citizenship, moving out of the country and leaving family and friends behind. You can retain your citizenship if you like, but you'll still be away from loved ones and still be paying taxes. You lose all the good stuff about America and have to keep all the bad stuff.
For the grand and inescapable tradition of western literary classics confronts us with fundamental choices over our understanding of words, reading and art, as well as citizenship, civilization, faith, and the whole notion of the true, the good, and the faithful.
Families have a citizenship which is divine.
The identity card they have is given to them by God. So that within the heart of the family, truth, goodness and beauty may truly grow.
There is no patent recipe for getting good citizenship.
You get it by applying the old, old rules of decent conduct, the rules in accordance with which decent men have had to shape their lives from the beginning .. fundamental precepts, put forth in the Bible and embodied consciously or unconsciously in the code of morals of every great and successful nation from antiquity to modern times.