Community Quotes And Sayings

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An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


Individuals can resist injustice, but only a community can do justice.
~By James J. Corbett ~


There is no self-knowledge but an historical one. No one knows what he himself is who does not know his fellow men, especially the most prominent one of the community, the master's master, the genius of the age.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


Japan is not a Western democracy. The Japanese have kept their traditions, culture and heritage, but they have joined the community of free nations.
~By Natan Sharansky ~


And what I am trying to say to them that through our ads and through our discussions is if you don't want us in your community, that's your choice, but don't say it's because of wages.
~By Lee Scott ~


This change to a higher phase of alert is a signal to governments, to ministries of health and other ministries, to the pharmaceutical industry and the business community that certain actions now should be undertaken with increased urgency and at an accelerated pace.
~By Margaret Chan ~


With my new venture, Club Mom, we want to empower moms to feel their value and also build their collective power to make their lives better and easier. We want to bring them together as a community to share experiences and information.
~By Andrew Shue ~


As Brian Urquhart has said quite correctly, I don't think that individual countries in the international community can stand aside and let all of these slaughters continue without doing anything.
~By Alex Morrison ~


In 1967, the students at San Francisco State invited the poet Amiri Baraka to the campus for a semester. He attracted other influential black writers such as Sonia Sanchez, Ed Bullins, Eldridge Cleaver. What emerged was something we called the community communications program. That's how I got involved; I got involved in a little play.
~By Danny Glover ~


The hardest problems of pure and applied science can only be solved by the open collaboration of the world-wide scientific community.
~By Kenneth G. Wilson ~


More and more Americans are asking about the price that we have to pay when Wal-Mart comes into a community, treats workers poorly, violates immigration laws and squashes small businesses.
~By Anthony Weiner ~


As the first Member of Congress from western Washington to serve on the House Agriculture Committee in over 50 years, I am proud to represent the needs of our agriculture community.
~By Rick Larsen ~


I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


One of the biggest problems out there that I hear from my friends in the business community is that there's no lending, that it's tough to get a loan today.
~By Alexi Giannoulias ~


I don't just come from a musical family, but from a musical community.
~By Lesley Garrett ~


I've very proud to be mayor of our great city. It's a city with a heart and a soul. Chicago has a unique spirit. Our business community wants to give back.
~By Richard M. Daley ~


My first interest was always music, and somehow that channelled itself into films and acting. I don't know what the natural transition of it was. I mean I acted a little bit when I was young and like any kid would in a community theatre.
~By Andy Garcia ~


In independent film you tend to have stories that involve more of a community, and the smaller characters are important to the story.
~By David Morse ~


I believe that reforming our intelligence community is one of the most important things that we can do in order to ensure that our country is in fact safer, stronger and wiser.
~By Richard Shelby ~


In order to be successful against each of these threats, we have to have a presence overseas, work closely not only with our counterparts in the law enforcement community, but also with the intelligence community.
~By Robert Mueller ~


My parents didn't really understand too much about sport. At that time, we were in a Polish community in the inner city of Chicago, and I was the youngest of a bunch of cousins. Polish families are real big, with cousins and aunts and uncles.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


I think, though, as African-American women, we are always trained to value our community even at the expense of ourselves, and so we attempt to protect the African-American community.
~By Anita Hill ~


Home ownership is the cornerstone of a strong community.
~By Rick Renzi ~


As the gospels present it to us, the mission of Jesus of Nazareth is about the way in which the community of God's people - historically, the Jewish people who had first received the law and the covenant - is being re-created in relation to Jesus himself.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


If Baltimore's view, that scientists who do not take the words of authorities are far removed from the ordinary behavior of scientists, prevails in the scientific community, then something fundamental, very serious, and very disturbing is happening to the scientific community.
~By Serge Lang ~


We must do more to protect our neighborhoods and give integrity to our community plans.
~By Alan Autry ~


I was able to do To Sleep with Anger, a very powerful film about African Americans, their spirituality, and the things that happened within a small community and a family.
~By Danny Glover ~


For example, when my mother died, the people who showed up just to put an apron on to cook, people who really do the right thing, so to speak, as my momma would always say to show that they care, a sense of community that we've lost so much in our country.
~By Sela Ward ~


There is much more to schools than buildings. There are academic activities, how it reaches the community and its proximity to other programs.
~By John Warner ~


The Medicaid system currently steers people toward nursing home care. Far more people can be covered in community-based care programs for significantly less.
~By Edward G. Rendell ~


We can no longer expect an Intelligence Community that is mostly male and mostly white to be able to monitor and infiltrate suspicious organizations or terrorist groups.
~By Jane Harman ~


Community care is a fundamental, an essential, an enduring part of our aged care system.
~By Julie Bishop ~


Communications is at the heart of e-commerce and community.
~By Meg Whitman ~


You need a whole community to raise a child. I have raised two children, alone.
~By Toni Morrison ~


Rowing provided a place to go, a community where people cared about what I did and what I achieved.
~By Nancy Greene ~


Before my grandpa built his own church, we went to the neighboring town, and it was a white community. You know, up north, mostly middle European people and Indians, Chippewa Indians. We were welcome to that church, but once we got in, they didn't know what to do with us.
~By James Earl Jones ~


We had a much deeper sense of community in '67 than we do in '97. This is important to say that not in a nostalgic way because it's not as if '67 was a time when things were so good.
~By Cornel West ~


In the past there were various suggestions in the framework of financial and other agreements to benefit with Iran. But Iran interpreted those suggestions in a mistaken way and deceived the international community.
~By Moshe Katsav ~


Your first obligation, I suppose, is to your God. Your second is to your family. And your third is to your community. And you ought to try to fulfill all of those in your life.
~By Dick Murphy ~


Music's not like becoming a doctor, who can walk into a community and find people who need him.
~By Charlie Byrd ~


To me, celebrity doesn't mean a whole lot unless you're willing to use it. So I wanted to use it in a different way, with my AIDS work, the human rights stuff for the gay and lesbian community and the speaking I do.
~By Judith Light ~


I was employed as an investigator and my particular team, we were investigating the role of the business community in the genocide and we identified a bunch of leaders of the business community and I investigated two people.
~By Tony Greig ~


But the community knew Blade, and everybody but us was shocked at the box office, and subsequently the DVD. That was the beginning of the DVD revolution, and Blade was just like wildfire.
~By Avi Arad ~


Storytelling is an ancient and honorable act. An essential role to play in the community or tribe. It's one that I embrace wholeheartedly and have been fortunate enough to be rewarded for.
~By Russell Banks ~


I am committed to ensure that our 2008 Republican presidential candidates forthrightly address issues of importance to the African-American community.
~By Ken Mehlman ~


Law; an ordinance of reason for the common good, made by him who has care of the community.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


That's how we do it in the black community; we give back to the people who made us who we are. We never forget that.
~By Snoop Dogg ~


I think there has been a lack of full cooperation from too many people in the Muslim community.
~By Peter King ~


We see and hear and otherwise experience very largely as we do because the language habits of our community predispose certain choices of interpretation.
~By Edward Sapir ~


Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.
~By Marian Wright Edelman ~


The community stagnates without the impulse of the individual. The impulse dies away without the sympathy of the community.
~By William James ~


The house itself is of minor importance. Its relation to the community is the thing that really counts.
~By Clarence Stein ~


So great moreover is the regard of the law for private property, that it will not authorize the least violation of it; no, not even for the general good of the whole community.
~By William Blackstone ~


Community action is as valuable a principle on the international level as it has been domestically.
~By Barney Frank ~


The community of poets I belong to is not as close as it used to be, if only for the fact that our lives have become busier: jobs, children, and the like.
~By John Barton ~


The role we can play every day, if we try, is to take the whole experience of every day and shape it to involve American man. It is our job to interest him in his community and to give his ideas the excitement they should have.
~By John Hay Whitney ~


Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing.
~By Rollo May ~


There are things that you can do today that, years ago, there was nothing. The community today needs to know that with MRI and the current medications the view is good.
~By Teri Garr ~


Eliminating the Death Tax will continue to restore consumer confidence, spur capital investment, and create new jobs which are critical components of economic growth, particularly within the small business community.
~By Howard Coble ~


Once serious political dialogue has begun, the international community can assume that we have achieved genuine progress along the road to real democratisation.
~By Daw Aung San Suu Kyi ~


I expected to die. At no time before the trial did I expect to escape with my life. Yet being executed in the gas chamber did not necessarily mean defeat. It could be one more step to bring the community to a higher level of consciousness.
~By Huey Newton ~


The international community should treat this as a window of opportunity to ramp up preparedness and response.
~By Margaret Chan ~


I have always felt that public, commercial and community organisations should be as open as possible about their affairs. They need to be accountable to their owners, their customers, their members and communities and other interest groups.
~By Laisenia Qarase ~


Our intelligence community needs better coordination of operations and exchange of information, and that's why we need an overall director of national intelligence and a national counterterrorism center.
~By Jim Ramstad ~


We asserted ourselves as a music community, and showed legislators that music is positive. Especially if you've sold 300 million records worldwide and pay taxes.
~By Krist Novoselic ~


Anyone interested in the world generally can't help being interested in young adult culture - in the music, the bands, the books, the fashions, and the way in which the young adult community develops its own language.
~By Margaret Mahy ~


Since the turn of the 20th century, members of the Jewish community in Upper East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia have been meeting together to celebrate and worship.
~By William L. Jenkins ~


I had no accomplishments except surviving. But that isn't enough in the community where I came from, because everybody was doing it. So I wasn't prepared for America, where everybody is glowing with good teeth and good clothes and food.
~By Frank McCourt ~


I have never forgotten my days as an Eagle Scout. I didn't know it at the time, but what really came out of my Scouting was learning how to lead and serve the community. It has come in handy in my career in government.
~By Lloyd Bentsen ~


An organization which claims to be working for the needs of a community - as SNCC does - must work to provide that community with a position of strength from which to make its voice heard. This is the significance of black power beyond the slogan.
~By Stokely Carmichael ~


They cannot count on the press and they cannot count on Congressional committees to bring the problems of the scientific community to their own attention, or to police the scientific community.
~By Serge Lang ~


Albania has to demonstrate that it is willing to be a reliable partner in the international community.
~By Emma Bonino ~


The Peace Corps is an outstanding organization that promotes peace through helping countless individuals who want to help build a better life for the community in which they serve.
~By Solomon Ortiz ~


I love the ACLU and I'm concerned now, especially when it comes to our rights, with current politics and the religious community and the Conservative majority or minority - I don't know who they are.
~By Debbie Harry ~


One who breaks an unjust law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


The economic piece is still missing, since it's so hard to attract industry to reservations, but spiritually and educationally, they're doing just fine. Each tribe has a community college now, and they teach the language, they teach the traditions.
~By James Welch ~


Aggressive and irresponsible steps endanger the peace and stability of the world, and the international community feels the need to protect itself from Iran.
~By Moshe Katsav ~


You cannot sift out the poor from the community. The poor are indispensable to the rich.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


The thing about that too is that we had the same extras everyday. It was such a community. It was like a microcosmic little town. We were like all little towns people with extras and a crew.
~By Erika Christensen ~


There is a need for more effective dialogue... between the government and the international community.
~By Kjell Magne Bondevik ~


The only achievement I am really proud of is the friends I have made in this community.
~By Gary Cooper ~


I would like to do another piece of fiction dealing with a number of issues: Lesbian parenting, the 1960's, and interracial relationships in the Lesbian and Gay community.
~By Audre Lorde ~


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.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


I think journalism is a great way to do public service, to have an impact on your community.
~By Bob Schieffer ~


I don't think the Hollywood community is interested in what I can do. That's all right. I've never looked for a job in my life, and I'm not going to start now. I have plenty to keep me busy.
~By Mercedes McCambridge ~


I thought our community should have a deep dialogue to make black America better. I believe if we make black America better, we make all of America better.
~By Tavis Smiley ~


A community is a group of people who have come together, and they work and they live to try and improve the standard of living and quality of life - and I don't mean money.
~By William Baldwin ~


There is surely no contradiction in saying that a certain section of the community may be quite competent to protect the persons and property of the rest, yet quite unfit to direct our opinions, or to superintend our private habits.
~By Thomas Babington ~


We have initiated programs for re-entry offenders, since some 500,000 to 600,000 offenders will come out of prison each year for the next three or four years. We want to have positive alternatives when they come back to the community.
~By Janet Reno ~


One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
~By Brooks Adams ~


A healthy social life is found only, when in the mirror of each soul the whole community finds its reflection, and when in the whole community the virtue of each one is living.
~By Rudolf Steiner ~


Take, therefore, what modern technology is capable of: the power of our moral sense allied to the power of communications and our ability to organize internationally.That, in my view, gives us the first opportunity as a community to fundamentally change the world.
~By Gordon Brown ~


The third point is that for some time the UN has been talking about helping Afghanistan in the reconstruction of the country but there has never been any real commitment by the international community to provide resources for that.
~By Lakhdar Brahimi ~


A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
~By Henrik Ibsen ~


The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


A nation is a totality of men united through community of fate into a community of character.
~By Otto Bauer ~


Since 1985, I have written about contemporary Jewish practice and the Jewish community.
~By Anita Diament ~


If we could buy these properties and then invest in the Black community, with our own McDonald's, with our own Kentucky Fried Chickens, it was gonna be a great move.
~By Solomon Burke ~


Who ever hears of fat men heading a riot, or herding together in turbulent mobs? No - no, your lean, hungry men who are continually worrying society, and setting the whole community by the ears.
~By Washington Irving ~


I have confidence that we can form this kind of national community.
~By Barbara Jordan ~

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April 23 ,2024
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