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As long as I live, I will never forget that day 21 years ago when I raised my hand and took the oath of citizenship. Do you know how proud I was? I was so proud that I walked around with an American flag around my shoulders all day long.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


The social and industrial structure of America is founded upon an enlightened citizenship.
~By Bainbridge Colby ~


The police are the public and the public are the police; the police being only members of the public who are paid to give full time attention to duties which are incumbent on every citizen in the interests of community welfare and existence.
~By Robert Peel ~


The frozen ocean... of Boston life.
~By Julia Ward Howe ~


The oil companies are gouging the American citizenry aggressively, relentlessly, and without any sense of conscience whatsoever.
~By Maurice Hinchey ~


The bill neither confers nor abridges the rights of anyone but simply declares that in civil rights there shall be equality among all classes of citizens and that all alike shall be subject to the same punishment.
~By Lyman Trumbull ~


The citizen parties, by an absolute majority, elected a National Socialist Government.
~By Fritz Sauckel ~


While most students were trying to draw one beautiful finished piece, I would be in the background drawing dozens of studies at different angles to use later.
~By Frank Bruno ~


The only change is that baseball has turned Paige from a second class citizen to a second class immortal.
~By Satchel Paige ~


The only Zen you can find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.
~By Robert M. Pirsig ~


After I became a citizen, I felt freer to say what I thought about this country, both negative and positive. I think I had been, consciously and subconsciously, biting my tongue in the past.
~By Robert MacNeil ~


Not a single person I named hadn't already been named at least a half-dozen times and wasn't already on he blacklist.
~By Edward Dmytryk ~


President Bush has been silent on Schwarzenegger. Of course, he can't pronounce Schwarzenegger.
~By David Letterman ~


I call architecture frozen music.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


In junior high school, I was an object of pure ridicule for my dress, withdrawal, and asocial manner. Dozens of times, I saw individuals laugh and smile more in ten to fifteen minutes than I did in all my life up to then.
~By Arthur Bremer ~


A mob is the method by which good citizens turn over the law and the government to the criminal or irresponsible classes.
~By Ray Stannard Baker ~


You can have a movie with hardly any cuts, or very few cuts, that is fascinating, you can't take your eyes away from it... Look at some of the long takes in Citizen Kane.
~By Roger Ebert ~


It is a hard matter, my fellow citizens, to argue with the belly, since it has no ears.
~By Marcus Porcius Cato ~


The citizen is becoming a pawn in a game where nobody knows the rules, where everybody consequently doubts that there are rules at all, and where the vocabulary has been diminished to such an extent that nobody is even sure what the game is all about.
~By Andrew Eldritch ~


When Medicare was created for senior citizens and America 's disabled in 1965, about half of a senior's health care spending was on doctors and the other half on hospitals.
~By Dennis Hastert ~


Many citizens see all the leadership of these large institutions together in a conspiracy against them rather than in any adversary relationship with each other.
~By Robert Teeter ~


She's a reflection of my fascination with the diversity of America she's totally normal in New York, but a freak in Texas. There are dozens of such clashes in America.
~By Lee Child ~


First of all I would make about 80% of the people law-abiding citizens again. The policy which is carried out now makes every entrepreneur and businessman a thief against his own will.
~By Aleksandr Lebed ~


It is changing the face of terrorism. It is basically bringing it to the United States, to our great citizens. We know the terrorists are barbaric and murderers that attack innocent civilians, as they did in this case.
~By Hugh Shelton ~


Architects today tend to depreciate themselves, to regard themselves as no more than just ordinary citizens without the power to reform the future.
~By Kenzo Tange ~


It is not only our duty to America, but also to Ireland. We could not hope to succeed in our effort to make Ireland a Republic without the moral and material support of the liberty-loving citizens of these United States.
~By Thomas F. Meagher ~


To open his lips is crime in a plain citizen.
~By Quintus Ennius ~


In my home State of Louisiana, several institutions of higher education have been impacted by both Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, literally dozens across the entire State.
~By Bobby Jindal ~


Be assured, fellow citizens, that in a democracy it is the laws that guard the person of the citizen and the constitution of the state, whereas the despot and the oligarch find their protection in suspicion and in armed guards.
~By Aeschines ~


After a lifetime of working, raising families, and contributing to the success of this nation in countless other ways, senior citizens deserve to retire with dignity.
~By Charlie Gonzalez ~


Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture that seems as fresh now as the day it opened. It may seem even fresher.
~By Pauline Kael ~


A woman is a citizen who works for Mexico. We must not treat her differently from a man, except to honor her more.
~By Adolfo Lopez Mateos ~


When the penalty for a policeman's mistake is to put a criminal back out on the street, then we are hurting America; we are hurting our law-abiding citizens.
~By Gary Bauer ~


English should be our official language. Reading and speaking English are requirements to become a citizen.
~By Ernest Istook ~


Arnold Schwarzenegger, I don't know if you'd call him a great actor, but he's amazing in terms of his presence, and he is interesting enough that you want to watch him.
~By F. Murray Abraham ~


The Constitution shall never be construed... to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms.
~By Samuel Adams ~


All of this suggests that while citizens became more comfortable with President Bush after September 11 and thought him to have the requisite leadership skills, they continue to harbor doubts about his priorities, loyalties, interests, and policies.
~By Thomas E. Mann ~


I feel that I am a citizen of the American dream and that the revolutionary struggle of which I am a part is a struggle against the American nightmare.
~By Eldridge Cleaver ~


Democracy is the only system capable of reflecting the humanist premise of equilibrium or balance. The key to its secret is the involvement of the citizen.
~By John Ralston Saul ~


I have dual citizenship, it just so happens I live in America.
~By Anthony Hopkins ~


You must be afraid, my son. That is how one becomes an honest citizen.
~By Jean-Paul Sartre ~


The interest which lay behind Federalism was that of well-to-do citizens in a stable political and social order, and this interest aroused them to favor and to seek some form of political organization which was capable of protecting their property and promoting its interest.
~By Herbert Croly ~


Congress must not do something just for the sake of doing something. We must carefully and thoughtfully consider the implications of any action and whether that action will help or hinder our ultimate mission of protecting U.S. citizens from terror.
~By Richard Burr ~


We have the incredible privilege of serving in the highest offices in the state. We must prove ourselves worthy of our fellow citizens' faith. We must be trusted to always place the public's good above our own and to always choose fairness over favoritism.
~By Jodi Rell ~


In a democracy, the majority of the citizens is capable of exercising the most cruel oppressions upon the minority.
~By Edmund Burke ~


I was stranded in Disco. I went to dozens of darkened places with enough flashing lights to drive the average person mad. I felt lost in the pulse of sheer panic.
~By Martha Reeves ~


So we just hope that all of these governors who are grappling will be able to provide the basic services to our citizens and not have to cut things that really are painful.
~By Jennifer Granholm ~


Life is constantly providing us with new funds, new resources, even when we are reduced to immobility. In life's ledger there is no such thing as frozen assets.
~By Henry Miller ~


Joe Smith and Brigham Young laid out Independence, but very soon thereafter enough citizens of the county collected to drive them off, after several stubborn fights.
~By Cole Younger ~


Individuality is the aim of political liberty. By leaving the citizen as much freedom of action and of being as comports with order and the rights of others, the institutions render him truly a freeman. He is left to pursue his means of happiness in his own manner.
~By James F. Cooper ~


While there continues to be differences, the important point is that all citizens and elected officials use democratic and legal avenues for solving those differences.
~By Boris Trajkovski ~


Disapproval of homosexuality cannot justify invading the houses, hearts and minds of citizens who choose to live their lives differently.
~By Harry A. Blackmun ~


A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us.
~By Franz Kafka ~


How could I make a little book, when I have seen enough to make a dozen large books?
~By John James Audubon ~


If there is one eternal truth of politics, it is that there are always a dozen good reasons for doing nothing.
~By John le Carre ~


Because these kids get away from their parents, and they binge drink until they are sick. Dozens of them are going to the hospital, and some of them dying. This is a problem, a big problem that needs to be addressed, and we need accurate information.
~By Zach Wamp ~


During my 8 years as chairman, I had the privilege to peer into the future to see dynamic citizen astronauts returning to and from the heavens which we can expect in the future.
~By Dana Rohrabacher ~


The problem with fame is that you get frozen in one frame and nothing you can do can alter the nature.
~By Jerry Rubin ~


By what right do you refuse to accept the vote of a citizen of the United States?
~By Victoria Woodhull ~


Pessimism is as American as apple pie - frozen apple pie with a slice of processed cheese.
~By George Will ~


People here in Los Angeles are disgusted now about a sex scandal involving Arnold Schwarzenegger. Apparently for seven years, he carried on a sexual relationship with his own wife.
~By Craig Kilborn ~


If Obama fails to win reelection, let the blame be first laid at the door of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, who at a pivotal point threw gasoline on the flames by comparing angry American citizens to Nazis.
~By Camille Paglia ~


It was to carry the American democratic journey beyond these failings that Black citizens and civil rights workers risked unemployment, violence and death.
~By Elijah Cummings ~


It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even of his personal services to the defense of it.
~By George Washington ~


We have dozens and dozens and dozens of judicial nominees up there waiting and we have a court system that's crying out for more judges.
~By Joe Lockhart ~


Baseball is one of the most beautiful games. It is. It is a very Zen-like game.
~By Jim Jarmusch ~


My fellow citizens, the state of our city is strong.
~By Thomas Menino ~


Strengthening our identity is one way of reinforcing people's confidence and sense of citizenship and well-being.
~By David Blunkett ~


The American system of democracy is founded on the concept that every citizen has the right to vote, to know that their vote is counted, and that the vote is counted accurately.
~By Barbara Mikulski ~


We know no document is perfect, but when we amend the Constitution, it would be to expand rights, not to take away rights from decent, loyal Americans. This great Constitution of ours should never be used to make a group of Americans permanent second-class citizens.
~By Barbara Boxer ~


This whole fuss did not only damage Fischer's image, but that of the USA as well. The way the Americans treated one of their most popular citizens did not make a positive impression worldwide.
~By Anatoly Karpov ~


I was in the room with, you know, more than a dozen Republicans trying to negotiate the stimulus. Most of them decided the politics of the situation meant they should walk away, even if it wasn't responsible in terms of what our country needed right then.
~By Claire McCaskill ~


I think it is important to ask ourselves as citizens, not as Democrats attacking the administration, but as citizens, whether a world power can really provide global leadership on the basis of fear and anxiety?
~By Zbigniew Brzezinski ~


You might think that after thousands of years of coming up too soon and getting frozen, the crocus family would have had a little sense knocked into it.
~By Robert Benchley ~


We'll try to cooperate fully with the IRS, because, as citizens, we feel a strong patriotic duty not to go to jail.
~By Dave Barry ~


The occupation and robbery of a nation occurs under the illusion of freeing its citizens from brutal oppression.
~By Ramman Kenoun ~


One good teacher in a lifetime may sometimes change a delinquent into a solid citizen.
~By Philip Wylie ~


Social Security, a critically important, great program which does serve as the cornerstone of support for senior citizens, now faces challenges that threaten its long-term stability and well-being. The facts are there. The facts are crystal clear.
~By Bill Frist ~


When you have police officers who abuse citizens, you erode public confidence in law enforcement. That makes the job of good police officers unsafe.
~By Mary Frances Berry ~


It has to have a payroll tax that's dedicated to Social Security. The Social Security tax has been very successful over the years in raising almost all of our elderly citizens out of poverty.
~By James Roosevelt ~


There was once a time when art history and film were basically the same medium, but art history is frozen in late-19th-century technology that has survived into the early 21st century.
~By Robert Nelson ~


I made a photograph of a garden in Kyoto, the Zen garden, which is a rectangle. But a photograph taken from any one point will not show, well it shows a rectangle, but not with ninety degree angles.
~By David Hockney ~


The fight for reform comes down to a simple goal: giving our citizens the confidence that government serves the people first and the people only.
~By Bob Riley ~


Before my tenure, people didn't seem to think that citizens had a right to limit the size of their government.
~By William Weld ~


I will commit myself to making this state an even greater place to live, work and raise a family. I intend to reach out from border to border to hear first-hand from our citizens about their thoughts, concerns and ideas for our state.
~By Dave Heineman ~


There is no law that says a man who earned a hundred million dollars in his first half-dozen years on the job has to be a decent human being, but Mike Eisner is that and more.
~By Joseph Barbera ~


The last four years have not diluted the memory or weakened the resolve of our citizens. Four years later, our hearts still hurt for the families whose loved ones were murdered that day.
~By John Doolittle ~


I beg you to speak of Woman as you do of the Negro, speak of her as a human being, as a citizen of the United States, as a half of the people in whose hands lies the destiny of this Nation.
~By Susan B. Anthony ~


I see myself as a citizen of the planet. Even as a child, I always found it mindless to root for your own team. I was puzzled by the fact that people said their own team was better than other teams simply because it was theirs.
~By Wallace Shawn ~


And if citizens of New Orleans who are really contemplating coming back heard that we're really intent upon making the place secure again - regardless of whether the levees held or not - then I think a rebuilding process would really take shape.
~By Billy Tauzin ~


We're quickly moving to the point where we will have no military bases in the Northeast, and this undermines support for the military. We are a nation of citizen soldiers.
~By Rob Simmons ~


There is no better illustration of that crisis than the fact that the president is openly violating our nation's laws by authorizing the NSA to engage in warrantless surveillance of U.S. citizens.
~By John Conyers ~


). Dozens of nations have agreed to join in monitoring and, if necessary, intercepting and boarding ships on the high seas in the event they are suspected of engaging in one or both of these threatening activities.
~By Frank Gaffney ~


There have been times when I reread - or at least leafed through - something because I'd sent a copy to a friend, and what usually happened was that I noticed dozens and dozens of clumsy phrases I wished I could rewrite.
~By Peter Straub ~


In short, the time has come for us as American and Iranian citizens to apply our mutual energy, intellect, and goodwill toward strengthening relations between our two countries, as their destinies are intertwined.
~By Cyrus Vance ~


Ants are good citizens, they place group interests first.
~By Clarence Day ~


If the many allegations made to this date are true, then the burglars who broke into the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate were, in effect, breaking into the home of every citizen.
~By Sam Ervin ~


What you could say, and what I do argue in the book, is that he doesn't have as much concern for the lives of Iraqis as he does for the lives of Americans, or even frozen American embryos.
~By Peter Singer ~


Well, first of all, we did lots of studies where we show practical intelligence doesn't correlate with G. We have probably two dozen studies that practical intelligence better predicts job success than IQ.
~By Robert Sternberg ~


Nature abhors a virgin - a frozen asset.
~By Clare Boothe Luce ~

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