Citizens Quotes

โ€œThe measure of a society is found...

โ€œThe measure of a society is found in how they treat their weakest and most helpless citizens" - Jimmy Carter
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"Healthy citizens are the g...

"Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have." -- Winston S. Churchill
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โ€œNever doubt that a small group of thoughtful,...

โ€œNever doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.โ€ โ€“Margaret Mead
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The Constitution be never construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just li...

The Constitution be never construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press, or the rights of conscience; or to prevent the people of the United States, who are peaceable citizens, from keeping their own arms. ...Samuel Adams
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"The right to progress and the equal pursuit ...

"The right to progress and the equal pursuit of your idea of happiness should be not only a guarantee to all citizens but also..." (continued)
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"To speak impartially, both sayings are very true; That Man to Man is a kind o...

"To speak impartially, both sayings are very true; That Man to Man is a kind of God; and that Man to Man is an arrant Wolfe. The first is true, if we compare Citizens amongst themselves; and the second, if we compare Cities." -Thomas Hobbes
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"When a man succeeds in robbing the whole body of citizens and reducing them to ...

"When a man succeeds in robbing the whole body of citizens and reducing them to slavery, they forget these ugly names [murder, robbery, fraud, etc.] and call him happy and fortunate, as do all others who hear of his unmitigated wrongdoing." --Plato
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โ€œIf you have selfish, ignorant ...

โ€œIf you have selfish, ignorant citizens, youโ€™re gonna get selfish, ignorant leadersโ€ - George Carlin
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โ€œAcross the millennia, an author is speaking clearly and silently inside of your ...

โ€œAcross the millennia, an author is speaking clearly and silently inside of your head, directly to you. Writing is perhaps the greatest of human inventions, binding together people who never knew each other, citizens of distant epochs.โ€ - Carl Sagan
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"A society should be judged not by how it...

"A society should be judged not by how it treats its outstanding citizens but by how it treats its criminals." -Fyodor Dostoevsky
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"Democracy destroys itself because it abuses its right to freedom and equality...

"Democracy destroys itself because it abuses its right to freedom and equality. Because it teaches its citizens to consider audacity as a right, lawlessness as a freedom, abrasive speech as equality, and anarchy as progress." -- -- Isocrates
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โ€œA healthy functioning society, where citizens enjoy the right to the โ€œ...

โ€œA healthy functioning society, where citizens enjoy the right to the โ€œpursuit happiness,โ€ is one that bases its laws on principles, not authority. It is a society whose motto should be โ€˜In Reason We Trust.โ€™โ€ - Dan Barker
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โ€œNever doubt that a small group of thoughtful, ...

โ€œNever doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.โ€ - Margaret Mead
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"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, ...

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."- Margaret Mead
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"The source of the governmentโ€™s authority is โ€œthe consent of the governed.โ€ This means that the...

"The source of the governmentโ€™s authority is โ€œthe consent of the governed.โ€ This means that the government is not the ruler, but the servant or agent of the citizens; it means that the government as such has no rights except the rights delegated to it by the citizens for a specific purpose."
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"To the rulers of the state then, if to any, it belongs of right to u...

"To the rulers of the state then, if to any, it belongs of right to use falsehood, to deceive either enemies or their own citizens, for the good of the state: and no one else may meddle with this privilege." - Plato
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"and us defenseless citizens are all just little tu...

"and us defenseless citizens are all just little tuna fish flapping from one useless webpage to the next" - Thoughty2, What Facebook Really Does With Your Data
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"Paradoxically, the increasingly democratic dissemination of information, rat...

"Paradoxically, the increasingly democratic dissemination of information, rather than producing an educated public, has instead created an army of ill-informed and angry citizens who denounce intellectual achievement and distrust experts."
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โ€œA strong leader does not tolerate the failur...

โ€œA strong leader does not tolerate the failure of government, but a strong government does not tolerate the failure of citizens.โ€ - Anonymous
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โ€œTo attribute some purpose or end to political community in advance...

โ€œTo attribute some purpose or end to political community in advance would seem to preempt the right of citizens to decide for themselves. It also risks imposing values not everyone sharesโ€ - Michael J. Sandel
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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, c...

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.โ€ โ€• Margaret Mead
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"Good stewardship of the environment is not just a personal responsibility, it is a public val...

"Good stewardship of the environment is not just a personal responsibility, it is a public value... Our duty is to use the land well, and sometimes not to use it at all. This is our responsibility as citizens, but more than that, it is our calling as stewards of the earth." -George W. Bush
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โ€œBad officials are electe...

โ€œBad officials are elected by good citizens that do not vote.โ€ โ€“George Jean Nathan
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"When too many of our citizens take an all-or-not...

"When too many of our citizens take an all-or-nothing approach, we should not be surprised when nothing is the result." - U.S. Senator Evan Bayh (D., IN)
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"Until now, citizens were protected from many incursions of bur...

"Until now, citizens were protected from many incursions of bureaucracy because of its sluggishness. Now there's computers that do it all in milliseconds..." - Konrad Zuse, inventor of the computer
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"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, ...

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." --Margaret Mead
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