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What innocence, may I ask, is being played here when it is known that this virtuous damsel has already got a dozen illegitimate children?
~By Nikita Khrushchev ~


Nothing is worse, or more of a breach of the social contract between citizen and state, than for government officials, bureaucrats and agencies to waste the money entrusted to them by the people they serve.
~By Bob Riley ~


The citizens of New Hampshire expect and deserve a government as clean as our mountain streams and as open as our blue skies. Today let us pledge together to make this government - the people's government - clean, open and honest.
~By John Lynch ~


The law, which restrains a man from doing mischief to his fellow citizens, though it diminishes the natural, increases the civil liberty of mankind.
~By William Blackstone ~


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 ~


Many countries persecute their own citizens and intern them in prisons or concentration camps. Oppression is becoming more and more a part of the systems.
~By Alva Myrdal ~


By encouraging its citizens to violate our border, Mexico is pushing a tremendous welfare burden off of its shoulders and onto ours, while also benefiting from the significant sums of U.S. currency that these workers will eventually send back home to their families.
~By Spencer Bachus ~


One man with a head on his shoulders is worth a dozen without.
~By Elizabeth I ~


The citizen who criticizes his country is paying it an implied tribute.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


Zhvania was the general secretary of the organisation which I founded, the Citizens' Union. It was the biggest organisation and came first in all elections, and Zhvania was the leader.
~By Eduard Shevardnadze ~


I believe if a private citizen is able to affect public opinion in a constructive way he doesn't have to be an elected public servant to perform a public service.
~By Warren Beatty ~


Loyalty to the family must be merged into loyalty to the community, loyalty to the community into loyalty to the nation, and loyalty to the nation into loyalty to mankind. The citizen of the future must be a citizen of the world.
~By Thomas Cochrane ~


Good actors are a dime a dozen, but I want actors that are gonna be part of my team and collaborative.
~By Joe Pantoliano ~


The gifts of God should be enjoyed by all citizens in Mississippi.
~By Medgar Evers ~


I think if I had been writing fiction, where the work is entirely dependent on the writer's creativity and the potential directions the narrative might take are infinite, I might have frozen.
~By Laura Hillenbrand ~


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 ~


There are thousands of Ten Commandments plaques or monuments all over the country, and lawsuits to remove them have popped up in more than a dozen states.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


Business owners have made a strong case to me that they need guest workers. But none has suggested that these workers should be placed on a path to citizenship.
~By John Shadegg ~


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


Every citizen in every country in the world now grows up in two nations. Their own and Hollywood.
~By Nick Mancuso ~


In those days, the late 1970s, one of the leading politicians was a soon-to-be uncle by marriage of Arnold Schwarzenegger, named Ted Kennedy.
~By Michael Kinsley ~


The private citizen, beset by partisan appeals for the loan of his Public Opinion, will soon see, perhaps, that these appeals are not a compliment to his intelligence, but an imposition on his good nature and an insult to his sense of evidence.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


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 ~


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 ~


Environmental policy must strike a balance between the earth's best interests and our citizen's pressing needs.
~By Jim Clyburn ~


This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
~By Plato ~


It's really true in this country that more and more Americans think that underneath the economic crisis there's a values crisis, and we won't get to an economic recovery without a moral recovery as well. So a citizen's movement about values and economics I'm finding all over the country on main street, and Wall Street needs to pay attention to that.
~By Jim Wallace ~


Government can contribute to a shared sense of purpose on the part of the citizenry; that's its highest and best application.
~By William Weld ~


A majority of American citizens are now becoming skeptical of the claim that our carbon footprints, resulting from our use of fossil fuels, are going to lead to climatic calamities. But governments are not yet listening to the citizens.
~By John Coleman ~


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 ~


The older I get, the more I see that there really aren't huge zeniths of happiness or a huge abyss of darkness as much as there used to be. I tend to walk a middle ground.
~By Paula Cole ~


After I'd produced about two dozen pen and ink drawings, one evening I decided that they needed poems to accompany them. I still have no idea where that notion came from, but it took me about two hours to produce verses for these creatures.
~By Jack Prelutsky ~


Faculty met, and after the usual business, some conversation was had about certain students being addicted to drinking, and it was reported that a citizen of the village had informed a member of the Faculty that there was a good deal of drinking this term among the students.
~By Daniel H. Hill ~


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 ~


Make women rational creatures, and free citizens, and they will quickly become good wives; - that is, if men do not neglect the duties of husbands and fathers.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft ~


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


With a hundred ways to do a dozen things, why not try it all?
~By Julian Casablancas ~


There's no such thing as second class citizenship. That's like telling me you can be a little bit pregnant.
~By H. Rap Brown ~


The cry comes from the friends of the school-room, from those who would give the State a strong, great, noble citizenship, for protection from the curse of drunkenness. This cry should be heard and answered by every lover of his fellow-men, no matter where his home may be.
~By Thomas Jordan Jarvis ~


The big political news, Arnold Schwarzenegger announced he's running for governor of California, and already, people are chanting, 'Four more vowels, four more vowels.'
~By Craig Kilborn ~


These are people who haven't gone through the legal means to becoming citizens like our forefathers did. They want all the benefits but none of the responsibilities.
~By Matt Dillon ~


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


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 ~


You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence.
~By Charles A. Beard ~


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


The records fell easily at first. Dozens of seconds peeled away with every running of a course, and I could hardly wait for the next chance to improve.
~By Joe Henderson ~


The future of healthcare security should include flexibility from the federal government to allow us to serve the state's most vulnerable citizens.
~By Thomas Vilsack ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


I remember when an editor at the National Geographic promised to run about a dozen of my landscape pictures from a story on the John Muir trail as an essay, but when the group of editors got together, someone said that my pictures looked like postcards.
~By Galen Rowell ~


Mary Stewart will always be my goddess. I can pick up one of her early books - one I've read a dozen times - and still slide right into the story.
~By Nora Roberts ~


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 ~


I'm glad I don't have to explain to a man from Mars why each day I set fire to dozens of little pieces of paper, and then put them in my mouth.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


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 ~


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 ~


Ideally citizens are to think of themselves as if they were legislators and ask themselves what statutes, supported by what reasons satisfying the criterion of reciprocity, they would think is most reasonable to enact.
~By John Rawls ~


Just like Tim Robbins is very political - and obviously, Arnold Schwarzenegger must be - I want to be able to have this public personality that's considered authoritative.
~By Christy Romano ~


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 ~


Among those best known, their highest ambition is to build American homes, possess American furniture, dress in American clothes, adopt the American style of living and be American citizens.
~By Sheldon Jackson ~


The Holocaust illustrates the consequences of prejudice, racism and stereotyping on a society. It forces us to examine the responsibilities of citizenship and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction.
~By Tim Holden ~


The Dancing Girls of Lahore was offered to dozens of British publishers and was turned down by everyone. It is still on offer in the U.K., but I'm not confident there will be any takers.
~By Louise Brown ~


I think that the American people should rest assured and be assured that every federal agency that has a role to play in this terrorism is working overtime now, taking every necessary action to protect our great citizens.
~By Hugh Shelton ~


You would have a huge statelessness problem if you don't consider a child born abroad a U.S. citizen.
~By Ruth Bader Ginsburg ~


We are spending more money on bond holders than we are on our own citizens. It took 204 years to have this happen. The other party will not even allow a recorded vote on this issue so that we can see how people stand on that issue.
~By Jim Cooper ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


Wild Bill was anything but a quarrelsome man yet I have personal knowledge of at least half a dozen men whom he had at various times killed.
~By Buffalo Bill ~


Distinctions between citizens solely because of their ancestry are by their very nature odious to a free people whose institutions are founded upon the doctrine of equality.
~By Harlan Stone ~


I once knew a chap who had a system of just hanging the baby on the clothes line to dry and he was greatly admired by his fellow citizens for having discovered a wonderful innovation on changing a diaper.
~By Damon Runyon ~


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


Ensuring that high quality water is provided to all Arizona's citizens is the responsibility of elected officials at all levels and I am happy to do all I can to assist the city's efforts.
~By J. D. Hayworth ~


Henceforth, we shall be happy to be a free citizen in an independent country.
~By Bao Dai ~


I value mothers and motherhood enormously. For every inattentive or abusive mother in my fiction I think you'll find a dozen or so who are neither.
~By William Trevor ~


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


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 ~


The world is filled with violence. Because criminals carry guns, we decent law-abiding citizens should also have guns. Otherwise they will win and the decent people will loose.
~By James Earl Jones ~


We have an opportunity, but we have an obligation to senior citizens and to the younger people who are entering the workforce today to help ensure that they are going to be able to trust the government to have a workable program that benefits them as well.
~By Thad Cochran ~


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


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 ~


Building one space station for everyone was and is insane: we should have built a dozen.
~By Larry Niven ~


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 ~


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 ~


I don't want to run for governor, but I don't think anyone should put public service out of the question because that's not what a good citizen does.
~By Warren Beatty ~


Every citizen is king under a citizen king.
~By Charles Simon Favart ~


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 ~


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


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


The Roman legions were formed in the first instance of citizen soldiers, who yet had been made to submit to a rigid discipline, and to feel that in that submission lay their strength.
~By Goldwin Smith ~


If this work can contribute in any way toward proving this, and at the same time arouse the conscience of the American people to a demand for justice to every citizen, and punishment by law for the lawless, I shall feel I have done my race a service.
~By Ida B. Wells ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Citizen participation is a device whereby public officials induce nonpublic individuals to act in a way the officials desire.
~By Daniel P. Moynihan ~


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


Bohemia is nothing more than the little country in which you do not live. If you try to obtain citizenship in it, at once the court and retinue pack the royal archives and treasure and move away beyond the hills.
~By O. Henry ~


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 ~

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