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Long lives aren't natural. We forget that senior citizens are as much an invention as toasters or penicillin.
~By Doug Coupland ~


I can't talk about foreign policy like anyone who's spent their life reading and learning foreign policy. But as a citizen in a democracy, it's very important that I participate in that.
~By Ron Silver ~


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 ~


But we need to show that the EU can modernise itself, can adapt to the needs of its citizens, can take their views into account. That will be our ambition for the UK Presidency.
~By John Hutton ~


Mirth, and even cheerfulness, when employed as remedies in low spirits, are like hot water to a frozen limb.
~By Benjamin Rush ~


My view is different. Public relations are a key component of any operation in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens.
~By Alvin Adams ~


I invented animals and birds - I had about two dozen. After working on them for six months, I sat down and just for fun wrote two dozen poems to accompany the drawings. It was for no one to every see, but a friend sent me in to an editor.
~By Jack Prelutsky ~


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 ~


Time is the most valuable thing on earth: time to think, time to act, time to extend our fraternal relations, time to become better men, time to become better women, time to become better and more independent citizens.
~By Samuel Gompers ~


Folks, the most insidious part of this whole health care scheme is that all of these vast medical expenditures will become nothing more than government budget items. We individuals will no longer exist. The relationship between a government and citizen will change forever.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


I considered myself engaged in a war from Day One. And my objective was to force the federal government - the Kennedy administration at that time - into a position where they would have to use the United States military force to enforce my rights as a citizen.
~By James H. Meredith ~


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 ~


Mr. Speaker, we are a blessed Nation. We have not suffered another attack on our soil since September 11, and we are grateful. We have killed or captured dozens of members of al Qaeda and the Taliban. Our military and intelligence forces are working both hard and smart.
~By Marsha Blackburn ~


No memory is ever alone; it's at the end of a trail of memories, a dozen trails that each have their own associations.
~By Louis L'Amour ~


We want to reduce the size of government in half as a percentage of GNP over the next 25 years. We want to reduce the number of people depending on government so there is more autonomy and more free citizens.
~By Grover Norquist ~


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


Bad officials are the ones elected by good citizens who do not vote.
~By George Jean Nathan ~


As a German citizen, as a German professor, and as a political person, I hold it to be not only my right but also my moral duty to take part in the shaping of our German destiny, to expose and oppose obvious wrongs.
~By Kurt Huber ~


I'm not sure that the benefit - as a writer and as a citizen - that I would get from reading at least the front page of the Times every day or every other day would outweigh the depression.
~By Sharon Olds ~


How can a society that exists on instant mashed potatoes, packaged cake mixes, frozen dinners, and instant cameras teach patience to its young?
~By Paul Sweeney ~


Democracy functions best when we have an active citizenry.
~By Rick Perry ~


If we are to perpetuate the state, we must not only produce citizens, but good citizens - men and women of sound bodies, clear minds and clean souls.
~By Arthur Capper ~


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


I want to express my deepest apology to the athletes, the people of Salt Lake City in Utah and the millions of citizens worldwide who love and respect the games.
~By Juan Antonio Samaranch ~


Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners.
~By Johnny Carson ~


No one would choose to be jerked randomly off task again and again until you have half a dozen things you're trying to get done, all at the same time.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


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 ~


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 ~


I've done a dozen or two dozen infomercials.
~By Matthew Lesko ~


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 ~


Well, The Dirty Dozen was like a vacation.
~By Clint Walker ~


The fundamental purpose of government is to protect its citizens.
~By Arlen Specter ~


Higher education is confronting challenges, like the economy is, about the need for a higher number of more adequately trained, more highly educated citizenry.
~By Margaret Spellings ~


An artist may have burdens the ordinary citizen doesn't know, but the ordinary citizen has burdens that many artists never even touch.
~By Patti Smith ~


I'm always happy to have the President visit North Carolina. Unfortunately, the citizens of North Carolina who could be most adversely affected by the President's plan have not been invited to the discussion.
~By Mel Watt ~


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 ~


It is our hope that in future discussions with the Mexican government, you will encourage Mexico to do its part to address illegal immigration rather than encourage their citizens to illegally enter the U.S.
~By Elton Gallegly ~


We started a movement... to build character, citizenship and confidence in young people.
~By Andrew Shue ~


Zen Buddhism is a discipline where belief isn't necessary.
~By David Sylvian ~


Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.
~By Carl Sagan ~


The Good Friday Agreement and the basic rights and entitlements of citizens that are enshrined within it must be defended and actively promoted by London and Dublin.
~By Gerry Adams ~


My favorite comedians were Jimmy Durante, George Burns, senior citizens.
~By Joseph Bologna ~


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 ~


The citizens of America expect more. They deserve and they want more than a recital of problems.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


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 ~


Every year I teach dozens of students at the University of Birmingham. Most of the students on the gender and sexuality courses are women. I guess this is because the boys don't think that gender applies to them: that it's a subject for girls.
~By Louise Brown ~


It's time to replace career politicians with citizen's politicians. It's time to elect people who are going to stand up to the Washington elite and stand up to a White House and Congress hell-bent on ramming socialism down our throat.
~By Christine O'Donnell ~


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 ~


In short, it is not that evolutionary naturalists have been less brazen than the scientific creationists in holding science hostage, but rather that they have been infinitely more effective in getting away with it.
~By Phillip E. Johnson ~


A Swedish physicist can not discuss his work with fifty people unless he goes abroad. A Swedish economist can get opinions and instructions in his native language from thousands upon thousands of his fellow citizens.
~By George Stigler ~


Germans who wish to use firearms should join the SS or the SA - ordinary citizens don't need guns, as their having guns doesn't serve the State.
~By Heinrich Himmler ~


States have the responsibility to create rules and conditions for growth and development, and to channel the benefits to all citizens by providing education and making people able to participate in the economies, and in decision-making.
~By Anna Lindh ~


It's a moment that I'm after, a fleeting moment, but not a frozen moment.
~By Andrew Wyeth ~


I'm a very bad citizen. I've never even voted.
~By Jerry Hall ~


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 ~


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 ~


The law is not a "light" for you or any man to see by; the law is not an instrument of any kind. The law is a causeway upon which so long as he keeps to it a citizen may walk safely.
~By Robert Bolt ~


My personality is that I'm a human being like everybody else, just a citizen and a blue collar guy.
~By Lee Greenwood ~


Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
~By Margaret Mead ~


The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry.
~By William F. Buckley, Jr. ~


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


Non-citizen terrorist suspects are not members of the American national community, and they have no proper claim on the rights Americans accord one another.
~By Richard Perle ~


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


I don't think there's more than half-a-dozen cartoons that I've been really truly happy with in all the time I've been doing it.
~By Pat Oliphant ~


At my Rolling Stones' tour, the camera was a protection. I used it in a Zen way.
~By Annie Leibovitz ~


A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
~By Bill Vaughan ~


Our system of private health insurance that fails to provide coverage to so many of our citizens also contributes to the double-digit health care inflation that is making America less competitive in the global economy.
~By John Conyers ~


In the 19th century, you had bourgeois art without politics - an almost frozen idea of what beauty is.
~By Douglas Sirk ~


When you put the interest of a kid on money instead of heart then you're destroying the beauty of our lives and our thought process, which should be about how much responsibilities you carry as an athlete and a citizen.
~By Alexis Arguello ~


The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country.
~By Bainbridge Colby ~


If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion, or force citizens to confess by word or act.
~By Robert Jackson ~


The key players are now all in place in Washington and in state governments across America to officially label carbon dioxide as a pollutant and enact laws that tax us citizens for our carbon footprints.
~By John Coleman ~


Genius is an overused word. The world has known only about a half dozen geniuses. I got only fairly near.
~By Fritz Kreisler ~


New ideas in technology are literally a dime-a-dozen, or cheaper than that.
~By Dean Kamen ~


To the American people I say, awaken to what is happening. It is the duty of each citizen to be vigilant, to protect liberty, to speak out, left and right and disagree lest be trampled underfoot by misguided zealotry and extreme partisanship.
~By Robert Byrd ~


If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world.
~By Francis Bacon ~


Nothing could be more insulting to me than the concept of civil rights. It means perpetual second-class citizenship for me and my kind.
~By James H. Meredith ~


The value of government to the people it serves is in direct relationship to the interest citizens themselves display in the affairs of state.
~By William Scranton ~


The chess player who develops the ability to play two dozen boards at a time will benefit from learning to compress his or her analysis into less time.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


As an artist I come to sing, but as a citizen, I will always speak for peace, and no one can silence me in this.
~By Paul Robeson ~


Speaking of tax fairness, it was Senator Kerry who voted to increase the income tax on senior citizens on Social Security, earning as little as $32,000 a year.
~By Bill Weld ~


If you study the writings of the mystics, you will always find things in them that appear to be paradoxes, as in Zen, particularly.
~By Alan Watts ~


The legal system is often a mystery, and we, its priests, preside over rituals baffling to everyday citizens.
~By Henry Miller ~


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 ~


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 ~


We also have a program in place for low income people. A family of four making $26,000 a year can receive medical coverage, irrespective of citizenship or what documents.
~By George Pataki ~


In all, dozens upon dozens of groups and organizations have prioritized stopping the killing in Darfur before there is no one left to be killed. It is high time that we, the U.S. Congress, join our name to that list.
~By Kendrick Meek ~


There are things that I value now that I didn't when I first went over there, like Zen Buddhism, which has become part of my life over the last couple years.
~By Matthew Sweet ~


Let me start with Yahoo. As we meet today, a Chinese citizen who had the courage to speak his mind on the Internet is in prison because Yahoo chose to share his name and address with the Chinese Government.
~By Tom Lantos ~


In just three years, Iraq has achieved immense progress. It has had three successful elections in which 80% of their citizens voted, even while being threatened with death.
~By John Linder ~


In the period where I had to live the life of a citizen - a life where, like everybody else, I did tons of laundry and cleaned toilet bowls, changed hundreds of diapers and nursed children - I learned a lot.
~By Patti Smith ~


I felt early on I wasn't going to be a respectable citizen.
~By Cormac McCarthy ~


And we think that our citizens and yours would be very angry if they thought that we hadn't taken every possible step for prevention and then for joint action in the likelihood of those who threaten our lives and our well- being, taking action at the same time.
~By David Blunkett ~


An energy tax punishes senior citizens, it punishes rural Americans, if you use electricity it punishes you. This bill will increase your cost of living and may kill your job.
~By Newt Gingrich ~


I believe with all my heart that America remains 'the great idea' that inspires the world. It is a privilege to be born here. It is an honor to become a citizen here. It is a gift to raise your family here, to vote here, and to live here.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


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 ~


I dated dozens of young men, had fun with all, made commitments to none.
~By Gene Tierney ~


The White House looked into a plan that would allow illegal immigrants to stay in the United States. The plan called for a million Mexicans to marry a million of our ugliest citizens.
~By Dennis Miller ~


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 ~

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