Community Quotes And Sayings

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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 ~


As a former high school teacher, I know that investing in education is one of the most important things we can do, not only for our children, but for the benefit of our whole community.
~By Ed Pastor ~


I've always been supportive of the right of Israel as a state, and I've always fought against anti-Semitism, even in my own community.
~By Harry Belafonte ~


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 ~


A group of us started a community center in Santa Monica. We've tried different programs, and three have worked really well. A poetry group. Once a week we visit Venice High and talk to girls at risk.
~By Lisa Bonet ~


Our society is not a community, but merely a collection of isolated family units.
~By Valerie Solanas ~


A city is a large community where people are lonesome together.
~By Herbert Prochnow ~


We have one of our priests in prison right now, Steve Kelly, for his antiwar actions, and three of us in the community are forbidden to visit him because we're all convicted felons.
~By Daniel Berrigan ~


I guess everything having to do with your background has some influence on how you tell stories but it's hard to parse how growing up in a Jewish community in Minnesota really affected it.
~By Joel Coen ~


And I think one of the tasks that I always feel is how to get that vision out of them. Not exactly what they want, but what they want to accomplish for themselves or their community or their family.
~By Lawrence Halprin ~


In the days of segregation, when blacks were limited to certain neighborhoods, you could look around the black community and identify who the leaders were.
~By Roger Wilkins ~


I am a huge believer in giving back and helping out in the community and the world. Think globally, act locally I suppose. I believe that the measure of a person's life is the affect they have on others.
~By Steve Nash ~


People are not fundamentally bad. It only takes the smallest of correctives to take care of that tiny minority that wants to disrupt the community.
~By Jimmy Wales ~


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 would say that if you really wished to be a working member of the community, don't go out on strike because then there's no work and no potential of work.
~By Dick Wolf ~


I think editors have to come out of a certain kind of community.
~By Bill Joy ~


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 ~


It's really kind of hard to be a suburb of nothing. If you don't have a downtown, you really don't have anything. It's hard to build a community around parking lots and subdivisions.
~By Ed McMahon ~


I have a friend who is around my age, a little younger, and she's gay and came out to her own community when she was younger but not to her family and to the community at large.
~By Laura Innes ~


Now, the entire world community recognizes Georgia. We are members of the United Nations and the Council of Europe. Everything is being prepared so that we will soon enter the European Union.
~By Eduard Shevardnadze ~


Our law enforcement must be given every tool available to protect children from predators and parents need to know who is living in their community.
~By Robin Hayes ~


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


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 ~


If you feel rooted in your home and family, if you're active in your community, there's nothing more empowering. The best way to make a difference in the world is to start by making a difference in your own life.
~By Julia Louis Dreyfus ~


Life is lived in common, but not in community.
~By Michael Harrington ~


I believe that voting is the first act of building a community as well as building a country.
~By John Ensign ~


You know, face painting in non-Western cultures is a sign of collectivism, is a sign of one representing the community, it's not unique at all.
~By Joseph Jarman ~


Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.
~By Anthony J. D'Angelo ~


The leader of Iran made one of the most repugnant remarks the international community has heard since Adolf Hitler.
~By Tom Lantos ~


For example, it's only about 20 years ago the people in that community would have got telephone lines, and it would be only about in the 1950s that electricity came to that part of the world. Television wouldn't have come till 1970.
~By John McGahern ~


The First Amendment is not an altar on which we must sacrifice our children, families, and community standards. Obscene material that is not protected by the First Amendment can and must be prohibited.
~By Orrin Hatch ~


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 terrorists who committed the 2003 Istanbul attacks were locals, that is, Turks. And when filmmaker Theo van Gogh was murdered in the Netherlands last year, the murderer and his supporters were also part of the Muslim community.
~By Otto Schily ~


We are stronger because we recognize that government isn't the sole answer to the most important questions, and we welcome community and faith based organizations as partners to serve the needs of Florida families.
~By Jeb Bush ~


My son is 7 years old. I am 54. It has taken me a great many years to reach that age. I am more respected in the community, I am stronger, I am more intelligent and I think I am better than he is. I don't want to be a pal, I want to be a father.
~By Clifton Paul Fadiman ~


In view of China's growing military strength and intentions, the best way to safeguard Asia's permanent peace and prosperity is to have all Asian countries join forces with other democratic countries in the world to form a global community of democracies.
~By Jim Costa ~


I think the world should be one community.
~By Neil Tennant ~


During the election, I had three male opponents and we went into a runoff. The front runner for the men was a native of Dallas who had run at large before, but I had a higher profile than him from my community service.
~By Eddie Bernice Johnson ~


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. ~


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


And a third thing is the understanding of the Church as a community, a communion which is just a hierarchy but the people of God, whose servants are the priests and bishops.
~By Hans Kung ~


Men of integrity, by their very existence, rekindle the belief that as a people we can live above the level of moral squalor. We need that belief; a cynical community is a corrupt community.
~By John W. Gardner ~


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 ~


AIDS is a global problem and there should be a global solution found by the entire international community. It is really scary to see and imagine our world fall into pieces because we refuse to share and put in the common vestiges of our civilizations.
~By Sarah Polley ~


Nothing defines the quality of life in a community more clearly than people who regard themselves, or whom the consensus chooses to regard, as mentally unwell.
~By Renata Adler ~


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 ~


We believe that the United States and the rest of the international community can play a useful role by exerting influence on Pakistan to put a permanent and visible end to cross-border terrorism against India.
~By Atal Bihari Vajpayee ~


Testimony is an integral part of the Black religious tradition. It is the occasion where the believer stands before the community of faith in order to give account of the hope that is in him or her.
~By James Hal Cone ~


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 ~


South Australia was the first community to give the secret ballot for political elections.
~By Catherine Helen Spence ~


Enrolling your child in a recreational sport sponsored by your neighborhood recreation community centers is a great way to keep kids active.
~By Lee Haney ~


The attacks on the Paris Metro in the 1990s were committed by members of the local Muslim community, immigrants from the Maghreb region of North Africa.
~By Otto Schily ~


When you say that you are a race man, it means that you embrace the entire black community regardless of the hue, whether somebody is very light and could pass for possibly white or someone is very dark.
~By Ed Smith ~


Involvement in the arts engages kids in their community, improves self-esteem, reclaims at-risk youth, and builds the creative skills that are required of a 21st century workforce.
~By Gavin Newsom ~


I am committed to ensure that our intelligence community, law enforcement, medical professionals, and military have the information and funding needed to protect the American people from threats at home and abroad.
~By Leonard Boswell ~


When you come in to court as a plaintiff or as a defendant, it is terribly important that you look up at the bench and feel that that person represents you and will understand you, that that person is reflective of our community and of our society.
~By Michael Bloomberg ~


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 ~


I would say to young physicians that the more you intentionally improve the lives of the people in the community you serve the better your life will be and the greater your value will be to the community.
~By Samuel Wilson ~


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 ~


The fight for freedom must go on until it is won; until our country is free and happy and peaceful as part of the community of man, we cannot rest.
~By Oliver Tambo ~


As I walk around, I have met 70-year-old women who live on the Upper West Side who love the show. And I met a couple in Kansas - a couple of truck drivers who drove around together - who loved it. It's popular all over the place and definitely in the gay community.
~By Lee Tergesen ~


Belize pledges it continued support to the aspirations of the 23 million people of Taiwan to be full participants in all organs and agencies of the international community.
~By Said Musa ~


In response to the challenge of strangers, sport arose as a sublimated representation of a community's armed might as well as its pride of place and clan.
~By John Thorn ~


I would like to tell our American, British and Spanish friends that the Iraqi crisis is not a problem between the United States and France, but between those who want to move forward in the logic of war and the international community.
~By Dominique de Villepin ~


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 ~


Whatever help we may want from the international community now or in the future, we want to make sure that this help is tailored to help our people to help themselves.
~By Daw Aung San Suu Kyi ~


Julie, Mia and I just met for a couple days, doing some work but really under the guise of having fun. We do events like the Women's Sports Foundation Dinner, where we get to not only do a good thing for the community but we get to hang out with one another again.
~By Brandi Chastain ~


Telling the community a serial killer is out there stirs up a lot of unpleasant attention.
~By Pat Brown ~


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 ~


The mayor has got to work closely with a wide variety of people, his city council, state legislature, governor, business community, labor community, president and the congress in order to be able to do this.
~By Marc Morial ~


By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


We'll be launching the new public prosecution service in Northern Ireland tomorrow. I'll be doing it in Belfast tomorrow. This is an entirely new era, in which criminal justice now exercised on an equal basis, not the old basis in which community division was a feature.
~By Peter Hain ~


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 ~


The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some skill to do useful service, some urge to fit that service into the well-being of the community - these are the most vital things education must try to produce.
~By Virginia Gildersleeve ~


One of the prices that we pay for integration was the disintegration of the black community.
~By Ed Smith ~


Back then, a half-a-century ago, the situation was totally different. Economically, we were practically on our knees, and politically, we were still excluded from the community of nations. Today, in this respect, we have a totally different and much more stable basis.
~By Franz Beckenbauer ~


I want people to take pride in Spanish Harlem. These are people that everyone in the community could relate to... people who mean something special to us.
~By James De La Vega ~


However, it required some years before the scientific community in general accepted that flexibility and disorder are very relevant molecular properties also in other systems.
~By Robert Huber ~


The countries that share this conception should be able to go further together, without excluding the others, since they can still live in a greater community of exchange and co-operation.
~By Jacques Delors ~


The desire to move into a bigger house, to avoid living AIDS daily, and a dream to be accepted by a community and school, became possible and a reality with a movie about my life, The Ryan White Story.
~By Ryan White ~


The Christian community latched onto a lot of my music, because there were a lot of things about my struggle they related to. But I didn't really want to come out and be identified as a Christian, because I didn't want to be a hypocrite, because my life wasn't right.
~By Scott Stapp ~


Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.
~By Andrew Carnegie ~


I would like to somehow make the community I live in a better place to live.
~By Kevin Johnson ~


I think a good MP is someone who cares for their community and becomes their champion, which is why I will make my home in any seat I am lucky enough to be selected for. Looks play no part in the equation, what matters is your ideas and connecting them to the electorate.
~By Adam Rickitt ~


The challenge of social justice is to evoke a sense of community that we need to make our nation a better place, just as we make it a safer place.
~By Marian Wright Edelman ~


It is an absolutely unique success of the church community to have introduced such an epoch-making change, in just a few years, without having a serious division.
~By Hans Kung ~


It's also important for those who promote those issues within the white community - the somewhat privileged community - to talk about issues affecting people of color.
~By Danny Glover ~


Climate change is also clearly a matter of huge interest and concern for the scientific community.
~By Peter Garrett ~


I would say that although my music may be or may have been part of the cultural background fabric of the gay community, I consider myself an outsider who belongs everywhere and nowhere... Being a human being is what truly counts. That's where you'll find me.
~By Annie Lennox ~


The two things that could have been better is number one, to get major military force into the community almost immediately to make sure that there was law and order. Number two, we had enough helicopters to airlift food into the centers of population and those places.
~By Warren Rudman ~


If the market is left to sort matters out, social injustice will be heightened and suffering in the community will grow with the neglect the market fosters.
~By Helen Clark ~


First of all, my persuasion is what really breeds violence is political differences. But because religion serves as the soul of community, it gets drawn into the fracas and turns up the heat.
~By Huston Smith ~


You can keep it to yourself, but you could also call a support team like the team at MS LifeLines. They are there to support the MS community and give good advice.
~By Teri Garr ~


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


How long must the American community afford special treatment to blacks?
~By Constance Baker Motley ~


A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.
~By Aldo Leopold ~


The meaning of the Street in all ways and at all times is the need for sharing life with others and the search for community.
~By Virginia Hamilton ~


It's clear to me now that we've got to reach out to the Arab Sunni community in particular in an effort to cause some moderate political activity to take place so they join the future of Iraq.
~By John Abizaid ~


In fact, 80 percent of our domestic job growth comes from the small- and medium-sized business community.
~By Melissa Bean ~


What makes community organizing especially attractive is the faith it places in the ability of the poor to make decisions for themselves.
~By Paul Wellstone ~

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October 23 ,2021
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