Community Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Community

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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 ~


We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community, but people wouldn't obey the rules.
~By Alan Bennett ~


Just because you are out doesn't make you the poster boy for the gay community.
~By Jai Rodriguez ~


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 ~


I'm an Air force Brat and I've lived all over the world and this country and there were people in my community who were gay - nurses, hairdressers, designers - people who just had a different way about themselves.
~By Pam Grier ~


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 was a tragic event in human history, but by paying tribute to the Armenian community we ensure the lessons of the Armenian genocide are properly understood and acknowledged.
~By Jerry Costello ~


Community means people spending time together here, and I don't think there's really that.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


A problem was the lack of cooperation of the Afghan community itself. The women, though living in Iran, were under cover and not willing to participate in the film, and none of the ethnic groups were willing to work together or be together.
~By Mohsen Makhmalbaf ~


Politics are beautiful. They enable a community to live collectively with one another. It's not about stabbing each other in the back; it's about enabling people to reach their dreams and pursue happiness.
~By Ben Nicholson ~


The difference of the degrees in which the individuals of a great community enjoy the good things of life has been a theme of declaration and discontent in all ages.
~By William Herschel ~


Behind closed doors they had what were legendary battles I hear but when the doors opened there was absolute unity. Not a crack could be found. No separation whatsoever. They were locked together for the good of the community.
~By Maynard Jackson ~


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


Look at the Quakers - they were excellent business people that never lied, never stole; they cared for their employees and the community which gave them the wealth. They never took more money out than they put back in.
~By Anita Roddick ~


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


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 ~


When I announced the development of Perl 6, I said it was going to be a community design. I designed Perl, myself. It's limited by my own brain power. So I wanted Perl 6 to be a community design.
~By Larry Wall ~


I think I was 8 or 9 when I did my first play. It was at a community level, but that's when I knew that this is what I loved doing.
~By Lavrenti Lopes ~


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 ~


I have a 10-year track record of writing for the Jewish community.
~By Anita Diament ~


At the centre of Christianity is community; we are gathered by the Lord around the altar.
~By Timothy Radcliffe ~


No, I don't belong to a retirement community.
~By Sally Kellerman ~


The basis on which good repute in any highly organized industrial community ultimately rests is pecuniary strength; and the means of showing pecuniary strength, and so of gaining or retaining a good name, are leisure and a conspicuous consumption of goods.
~By Thorstein Veblen ~


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


I am also actively involved in my church and its community activities. We have programs to improve the lives of our congregation and programs of outreach in the community.
~By Samuel Wilson ~


The community of masses of human beings has produced an order of life in regulated channels which connects individuals in a technically functioning organisation, but not inwardly from the historicity of their souls.
~By Karl Jaspers ~


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 ~


The Homeland Security department doesn't have tasking authority in the intelligence community. They can ask for stuff, but they can't direct anything except inside their bureau.
~By David Hunt ~


Furthermore, the slaves cannot be put into a more wretched situation, ourselves being judges, and the community cannot take a more lively step to escape ruin, and obtain the smiles and protection of Heaven.
~By Samuel Hopkins ~


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 ~


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.
~By A. Philip Randolph ~


Let me even say before I even get inaugurated, during the transition we are going to be having meetings all across the country with community organizations so that you have input into the agenda for the next presidency of the United States of America.
~By Barack Obama ~


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 ~


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 ~


The Washington black community was able to succeed beyond his wildest dreams. I mean, we had our own newspapers, our own restaurants, our own theaters, our own small shops, our own clubs, our own Masonic lodges.
~By Ed Smith ~


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 ~


As we continue to make great progress in the war on terror, now more than ever, it is important that members of the international community stand-by and bolster the efforts of the emerging diplomatic leaders in Iraq and Afghanistan.
~By James Inhofe ~


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


I guess a small-town mayor is sort of like a community organizer, except that you have actual responsibilities.
~By Sarah Palin ~


What's much harder is taking on people in your own community.
~By Jonathan Shapiro ~


I think now, we in the international community are belatedly wanting to show our solidarity with the Somali peoples and also do our best to help them move to better times.
~By Jan Egeland ~


I've always tried to not let movie, television or theatre be all that my life is about. I've always tried to get involved in the community or my family now I have kids.
~By David Morse ~


I am here before you tonight to dedicate this administration to bringing a new renaissance of neighborhood life and community spirit, a renewal of confidence in the future of our city and a revival of opportunity for all Chicago.
~By Jane Byrne ~


Brando's a family friend. His mother gave my father a shot to be in a play at the Omaha Community Playhouse. That was the first production he was in.
~By Peter Fonda ~


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 ~


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


There is no credible evidence of the current exceptional global warming trumpeted by the IPCC. The IPCC is no longer behaving as an investigative scientific organization or pretending to be one. Their leaders betrayed the trust of the world community.
~By Grant Miles ~


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 ~


I'm a lobbyist and had a career lobbying. The guy who gets elected or the lady who gets elected president of the United States will immediately be lobbying. They would be advocating to the Congress, they'll be lobbying our allies and our adversaries overseas. They'll be asking the business community and labor unions.
~By Haley Barbour ~


For the whole of Western Europe, I know the business community quite good.
~By Anatoly Chubais ~


Community service has taught me all kinds of skills and increased my confidence. You go out there and think on your feet, work with others and create something from nothing. That's what life's all about.
~By Andrew Shue ~


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 ~


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 ~


I think it's appropriate for the international community in situations like this to intervene in Kosovo. I am in favor of an intervention. On some level, you have to say that at least somebody is doing something.
~By Mike Farrell ~


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 believe that this is not only the view of the people on both sides of the Strait. It is also the common expectation of the US, Japan and the international community.
~By Chen Shui-bian ~


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 ~


Religion did not exist for the saving of souls but for the preservation and welfare of society, and in all that was necessary to this end every man had to take his part, or break with the domestic and political community to which he belonged.
~By William Robertson Smith ~


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


I think one of the unique aspects of Catholic school education is the opportunity to care for the material and intellectual needs of the child in a community atmosphere.
~By Mark Foley ~


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 ~


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. ~


The promise of America is one immigration policy for all who seek to enter our shores, whether they come from Mexico, Haiti or Canada, there must be one set of rules for everybody. We cannot welcome those to come and then try and act as though any culture will not be respected or treated inferior. We cannot look at the Latino community and preach "one language." No one gave them an English test before they sent them to Iraq to fight for America.
~By Al Sharpton ~


If your support the community, they will support you.
~By Jerry Greenfield ~


In Illinois, community, migrant, homeless and public housing health centers operate 268 primary care sites and serve close to 1 million patients every year.
~By Jan Schakowsky ~


I don't want to talk about intelligence matters. I will say, however, that intelligence-community estimates should not become public in the way of this city and in the way of Congress.
~By Warren Christopher ~


So you keep raising these taxes, and all of a sudden the business community says, 'Why are we here? We can go someplace else and use their phones.' That's one of the problems that directly affects the business community.
~By Richard M. Daley ~


Allowing the U.N. into Iraq will demonstrate to the Iraqis that the international community as a whole is committed to bringing stability and safety to their country.
~By Jay Rockefeller ~


I have this problem in the rebirthing community because it's so powerful sometimes, I get thrown out because people want to do things a certain way and they are just not open to new ideas, so they don't want me to come around.
~By Leonard Orr ~


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 ~


Well it seems to me, that all real communities grow out of a shared confrontation with survival. Communities are not produced by sentiment or mere goodwill. They grow out of a shared struggle. Our situation in the desert is an incubator for community.
~By Larry Harvey ~


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 ~


The student community of Presidency College was also politically most active.
~By Amartya Sen ~


The former ruling class kept the community of actors in ignorance by means of various lies.
~By Bela Lugosi ~


We need a vibrant Medicaid program and strategies to expand affordable access to health care for all, especially for the specialty care services that community health centers do not provide.
~By Jan Schakowsky ~


In providing this $5,000 tax credit for those purchasing rural homes, we're offering an important incentive to encourage people to live in smaller communities - and perhaps even stay in a community they might be considering leaving.
~By John M. McHugh ~


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 ~


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


Those issues are biblical issues: to care for the sick, to feed the hungry, to stand up for the oppressed. I contend that if the evangelical community became more biblical, everything would change.
~By Tony Campolo ~


It is high time that the international community tell Saddam Hussein and his regime that this is not an issue of negotiation with the U.N. about obligations that they undertook in 1991.
~By Condoleezza Rice ~


No part of the human community can live entirely on its own planet, with its own laws of motion and cut off from the rest of humanity.
~By Hugo Chavez ~


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


Inherently participatory in nature, Community Video focusing on using video to enable communities to communicate amongst themselves as well as with others.
~By Ben Edwards ~


However, many skilled medical volunteers are turned away because community health centers cannot afford to cover their additional medical liability insurance.
~By Tim Murphy ~


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.
~By Cesar Chavez ~


As of today, we do not need expert reports by the authoritative analytical institutions to realise that the reasons for such a situation in our community lie in global inequality, poverty and illiteracy.
~By Nursultan Nazarbayev ~


While a lab Director can get done the things that he regards as important, he has the more important job of bringing out the best ideas of the broader scientific community.
~By Burton Richter ~


When it costs $50 to fill up our gas tanks, it impacts every aspect of our daily lives and the community.
~By Tim Murphy ~


Rap actually took root in the Negro community, and then in the Hispanic community, long before it impacted on the larger American community as a whole.
~By Archie Shepp ~


I know deaf people. I have discussed the issues with them I've also thought about them a lot so I have some insights that go a little further than people who haven't had contact with the deaf community.
~By Richard Masur ~


You know, the interesting thing about having traveled around the country as much as I have, and I think it's sort of inadvertently what made me come out or at least begin doing things within the community and thinking more about that, was that I get to travel quite a bit.
~By Lesley Gore ~


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 ~


Five days a week I drive from our home to the Episcopal Cathedral Center of Los Angeles where I have an office, my computer, and a wonderful sense of community - especially nurtured by the presence of several younger gay men and women who are good friends.
~By Malcolm Boyd ~


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 ~


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 ~


I like how they are. I think they're great. And their communities are communities. I have a greater sense of community in New York than almost anywhere I've ever lived. Really, it's terrific.
~By Peter Carey ~


Each Wal-Mart store should reflect the values of its customers and support the vision they hold for their community.
~By Sam Walton ~


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 ~


The real community of man is the community of those who seek the truth, of the potential knowers.
~By Allan Bloom ~


I'm a reflection of the community.
~By Tupac Shakur ~

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