Zen Quotes And Sayings

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When you think about the day-to-day, positive impact on the lives of U.S. citizens, there is no relationship that we have in the world that is more important than our relationship with Canada.
~By Paul Cellucci ~


Law-abiding citizens value privacy. Terrorists require invisibility. The two are not the same, and they should not be confused.
~By Richard Perle ~


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


We pay a price when we deprive children of the exposure to the values, principles, and education they need to make them good citizens.
~By Sandra Day O'Connor ~


A massive state and federal effort, the likes of which we've never seen is going to be needed. We can do it for tsunami victims half a world away. We can do it for our own citizens.
~By Al Roker ~


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 ~


Working in an office with an array of electronic devices is like trying to get something done at home with half a dozen small children around. The calls for attention are constant.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


But always I was a private citizen whose activities in government or political party were appointive.
~By Jane Byrne ~


I am not the President. Instead, I hold an even higher office, that of citizen of the United States.
~By Martin Sheen ~


I write early in the morning, usually after reading portions of at least half a dozen newspapers on the web.
~By Alan Dean Foster ~


The humblest citizen of all the land, when clad in the armor of a righteous cause, is stronger than all the hosts of error.
~By William Jennings Bryan ~


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 ~


). 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 ~


Only a knowledgeable, empowered and vocal citizenry can perform well in democracy.
~By David Brin ~


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


Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and its conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


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 ~


Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens.
~By William Beveridge ~


The economic, social and cultural progress of a nation depends on citizens counting for more and having more rights.
~By Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero ~


In a sense, words are encyclopedias of ignorance because they freeze perceptions at one moment in history and then insist we continue to use these frozen perceptions when we should be doing better.
~By Edward de Bono ~


Marriages are under strain today in terms of economics. There are social cross-currents. We see failed marriages. But it is not under attack by our gay and lesbian citizens.
~By Earl Blumenauer ~


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 ~


Arnold Schwarzenegger's publicist told USA Today that the actor has not ruled out running for governor of California, saying that he will make a decision soon. Reportedly Arnold needs that time to learn how to pronounce "gubernatorial."
~By Jimmy Fallon ~


Bosses are no more inevitable in state and local governments than dictators are in national governments. They will arise and prosper, nevertheless, if true believers of democracy - citizens devoted to the democratic ideals - do not constantly oppose them.
~By Charles Edison ~


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 ~


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


We are taking the steps necessary to be ready to send whatever assistance is requested of us, and we are preparing to receive citizens who seek refuge in our state.
~By Jennifer Granholm ~


The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency. By a continuing process of inflation, governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens.
~By John Maynard Keynes ~


For in the works of Robert Burns we see the whole cosmos of man's experience and emotion, from zenith to nadir, from birth until death.
~By Len G. Murray ~


My colleagues, while it is good that the Nation is finally focused on the critical issue of securing our ports, our rhetoric and our passion about Dubai must be matched by the funding necessary to keep our ports and our citizens safe.
~By Allyson Schwartz ~


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


Strictly speaking, every citizen above a certain level of income is guilty of some offense.
~By Max Frisch ~


They had scarcely established themselves, however, before another company of Jackson county citizens, chiefly from around Independence, organized to drive them off.
~By Cole Younger ~


The job of a citizen is to keep his mouth open.
~By Gunter Grass ~


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


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 ~


Unless we include a job as part of every citizen's right to autonomy and personal fulfillment, women will continue to be vulnerable to someone else's idea of what need is.
~By Gloria Steinem ~


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 ~


I ordered each man to be presented with something, as strings of ten or a dozen glass beads apiece, and thongs of leather, all which they estimated highly; those which came on board I directed should be fed with molasses.
~By Christopher Columbus ~


As citizens, we all have an obligation to intervene and become involved - it's the citizen who changes things.
~By Jose Saramago ~


There is much more to being a patriot and a citizen than reciting the pledge or raising a flag.
~By Jesse Ventura ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


We have no more fundamental obligation in government than to ensure the safety of our citizens.
~By Robert. L. Ehrlich ~


If your audience is young, it'd be youth culture, if your audience is older, it'd be older people, if it were senior citizens, it'd be senior citizen issues. So you try and hit the target audience.
~By Kurt Loder ~


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


The very existence of government at all, infers inequality. The citizen who is preferred to office becomes the superior to those who are not, so long as he is the repository of power, and the child inherits the wealth of the parent as a controlling law of society.
~By James F. Cooper ~


Our constitution is color-blind, and neither knows nor tolerates classes among citizens.
~By John Marshall Harlan ~


We wish to be citizens of the United States or citizens of Puerto Rico. In either case, with all the inherent rights of a natural sovereignty.
~By Jose de Diego ~


And a special thank you to the citizens of Massachusetts: You are paying all the taxes, creating all the jobs, raising all the children. This government is yours. Thank you for letting me serve you. I love this job.
~By Mitt Romney ~


The EU will face problems similar to the US: an increasing gap between the citizens and decision makers in Brussels and a perceived or even real lack of democracy.
~By David Korten ~


The same historical development that turned the citizen into a client transformed the worker from a producer into a consumer.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


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 ~


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 ~


The pursuit of happiness, which American citizens are obliged to undertake, tends to involve them in trying to perpetuate the moods, tastes and aptitudes of youth.
~By Malcolm Muggeridge ~


Working out is my biggest hobby. It's my Zen hour. I just zone out.
~By Zac Efron ~


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 ~


But in view of the constitution, in the eye of the law, there is in this country no superior, dominant, ruling class of citizens. There is no caste here.
~By John Marshall Harlan ~


I'm a citizen of the world. I like it that way. The world's a wonderful. I just think that some people are pretty badly represented. But when you speak to the people themselves they're delightful. They all want so little.
~By Billy Connolly ~


The function of a citizen and a soldier are inseparable.
~By Benito Mussolini ~


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 ~


There are a lot of people who waited a lot of years to become citizens. These people just walked across the border.
~By Alvin Williams ~


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


State government has too often been used to look out for the insiders and not the citizens. This has insulated poverty from progress, and need from remedy.
~By Ernie Fletcher ~


In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.
~By Warren Buffett ~


Drawing on President Bush's reform plan, which would allow citizens to transfer part of their Social Security contributions into personal accounts, an alteration of the current system is needed to make necessary change.
~By James A. Leach ~


But that citizen's perception was also at one with the truth in recognizing that the very brutality of the means by which the IRA were pursuing change was destructive of the trust upon which new possibilities would have to be based.
~By Seamus Heaney ~


We have tried you citizens; we are trying you now, and you have a couple of dollars for the sorrowing mothers, brothers and sisters by way of a charity gift.
~By Rose Schneiderman ~


It's the little things citizens do. That's what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees.
~By Wangari Maathai ~


Doubts raced through my mind as I considered the feasibility of enforcing a law which the majority of honest citizens didn't seem to want.
~By Eliot Ness ~


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


Accordingly, it is our task to ensure that the Government formulates policies that foster the continued development of the IT sector while also providing for citizens' access to technology and opportunity for economic advancement.
~By Tim Holden ~


I was taught from a young age that many people would treat me as a second-class citizen because I was African-American and because I was female.
~By Queen Latifah ~


Israel is now sustaining a war for its own existence. A nation defending its citizens against terrorist bombings and a military and diplomatic onslaught by an array of Arab foes is practicing survival, not genocide.
~By Jack Schwartz ~


What is a good enough principle for an American citizen ought to be good enough for the working man to follow.
~By Mary Harris Jones ~


Zen, per se, is not just an art, it's not just a religion, it's a realisation.
~By Gene Clark ~


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 ~


Yet the home courses are where you spend dozens to hundreds of hours a year. You must choose them well.
~By Joe Henderson ~


The days of humiliation, of second-class citizens and of inequality are over and gone forever.
~By Gerry Adams ~


Our citizens will lose their confidence or trust in the values and principles of the international community, especially if our personal identity is denied.
~By Boris Trajkovski ~


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


This will be Iraq for all without discrimination among Iraqi citizens, or ethnic or sectarian discrimination.
~By Jalal Talabani ~


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 ~


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'll work, if God, wind, leads, ice, snow, and all the hells of this damned frozen land are willing.
~By Matthew Henson ~


It is the State which educates its citizens in civic virtue, gives them a consciousness of their mission and welds them into unity.
~By Benito Mussolini ~


No one in government should ever think that the citizens they work for can't or won't scrutinize their actions.
~By Roy Barnes ~


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 came to office promising major ethics reform to end the culture of self-dealing. And today, that ethics reform is a law. While I was at it, I got rid of a few things in the governor's office that I didn't believe our citizens should have to pay for. That luxury jet was over-the-top. I put it on eBay.
~By Sarah Palin ~


The authority of any governing institution must stop at its citizen's skin.
~By Gloria Steinem ~


This Administration has led us into an area without vision. Bush has no clear understanding of what is being asked of the citizens, and the military is under his direction.
~By Martin Sheen ~


One of the great strengths of the United States is... we have a very large Christian population - we do not consider ourselves a Christian nation or a Jewish nation or a Muslim nation. We consider ourselves a nation of citizens who are bound by ideals and a set of values.
~By Barack Obama ~


The American economy has always been driven by the entrepreneurial nature of its citizens, and blocking access to affordable health care will only suffocate growth within the small business sector of our economy.
~By Paul Gillmor ~


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


Ukraine must once again be revered and respected by its citizens as well as the East and the West.
~By Viktor Yushchenko ~


Whores don't live in company of poor men, citizens never support a weak company and birds don't build nests on a tree that doesn't bear fruits.
~By Chanakya ~


Even in the Western world, one cannot argue that the ideal has been achieved given the existence of issues like the integration, participation and representation of Muslim citizens, and occasional but lingering anti-Semitism.
~By Recep Tayyip Erdogan ~


To be awarded a prize which takes its name from an illustrious Dutchman who at the same time was a great citizen of Europe and through his writings did so much to open up our modern world of sensibility and thought is indeed a most signal honour.
~By John G. D. Clark ~


I had a kind of meandering little career, and then I was given a chance to play one of the bottom six in The Dirty Dozen.
~By Donald Sutherland ~

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