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20 Citizenship Quotes

It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less.

Susan B. Anthony Quotes

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Citizenship is what makes a republic; monarchies can get along without it

Mark Twain Quotes

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Socrates ... said he was not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.

Plutarch Quotes

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The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight.

Theodore Roosevelt Quotes

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Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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No, I don't know that atheists should be considered as citizens, nor should they be considered as patriots. This is one nation under God.

George Bush Quotes

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Gardens, scholars say, are the first sign of commitment to a community. When people plant corn they are saying, let's stay here. And by their connection to the land, they are connected to one another.

Anne Raver Quotes

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Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.

George Jean Nathan Quotes

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The best principles of our republic secure to all its citizens a perfect equality of rights.

Thomas Jefferson Quotes

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Citizenship comes first today in our crowded world ... No man can enjoy the privileges of education and thereafter with a clear conscience break his contract with society. To respect that contract is to be mature, to strengthen it is to be a good citizen, to do more than your share under it is noble.

Isaiah Bowman Quotes

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Citizenship consists in the service of the country.

Jawaharlal Nehru Quotes

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It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.

Aristotle Quotes

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As citizens of this democracy, you are the rulers and the ruled, the law-givers and the law-abiding, the beginning and the end.

Adlai E. Stevenson Quotes

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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 is conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.

Andrew Jackson Quotes

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Let us at all times remember that all American citizens are brothers of a common country, and should dwell together in bonds of fraternal feeling.

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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Now the trumpet summons us again -- not as a call to bear arms, though arms we need -- not as a call to battle, though embattled we are -- but a call to bear the burden of a long twilight struggle year in and year out, "rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation" -- a struggle against the common enemies of man: tyranny, poverty and war itself.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy Quotes

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The most important office ... that of private citizen.

Louis D. Brandeis Quotes

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Voting is the least arduous of a citizen's duties. He has the prior and harder duty of making up his mind.

Ralph Barton Perry Quotes

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If you will help run our government in the American way, then there will never be danger of our government running America in the wrong way.

Omar N. Bradley Quotes

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The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he should be able and willing to pull his weight.

Theodore Roosevelt Quotes

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