Quotation Explorer - 'Citizen'

No more apologies! So we're poor! All right, we're poor! This is America! And America is one place in this sorry world where people Shouldn't have to apologize for being poor. The question in America should be, 'Is this guy a good citizen? Is he honest? Does he pull his own weight? - Kurt Vonnegut
I am a citizen of the world. - Sylvia Beach
If every citizen can get rid of indiscipline syndrome, we have immense potential to build more productive, conflict-free, harmonious and peaceful communities, societies, cities, nations and world. - Vishwas Chavan
It is the duty of every citizen /resident of any country , nationals as well as expatriates to know the basics of the governing laws of the country one resides.Ignorance of the law or unawareness cannot be pleaded to escape liability. - Henrietta Newton Martin
Science literacy is an important part of what it is to be an informed citizen of society. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
The mouse is a sober citizen who knows that the grass grows in order that mice may store it as underground haystacks, and that snow falls in order that mice may build subways from stack to stack… - Aldo Leopold
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. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Let a short Act of Parliament be passed, placing all street musicians outside the protection of the law, so that any citizen may assail them with stones, sticks, knives, pistols, or bombs without incurring any penalties. - George Bernard Shaw
As long as I am an American citizen and American blood runs in these veins, I shall hold myself at liberty to speak, to write, and to publish whatever I please on any subject.
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. - Charles Austin Beard
A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of a good citizen, but it is not the highest. The laws of necessity, of self preservation, of saving our country when in danger, are of higher obligation. - Thomas Jefferson
The strength of the Constitution lies entirely in the determination of each citizen to defend it. Only if every single citizen feels duty bound to do his share in this defense are the constitutional rights secure. - Albert Einstein
If Paul Revere had been a modern day citizen, he wouldn't have ridden down Main Street. He would have tweeted. - Alec Ross
Does anyone act more like an overserious senior citizen with time running out on their chance for immortality than someone in their twenties? - Patton Oswalt
JUSTICE, n. A commodity which is a more or less adulterated condition the State sells to the citizen as a reward for his allegiance, taxes and personal service. - Ambrose Bierce
A responsible citizen is the one that sees something wrong in the society, something he is not satisfied with or that he cannot agree with and responds not by blaming the government or leaders. But by designing ways and means of bringing a lasting solution to the issues at hand - Sunday Adelaja
Most gun control arguments miss the point. If all control boils fundamentally to force, how can one resist aggression without equal force? How can a truly free state exist if the individual citizen is enslaved to the forceful will of individual or organized aggressors? It cannot. - Tiffany Madison
Focus your whole attention on heaven; become a citizen of heaven. - Sunday Adelaja
It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs. - Albert Einstein
If you are a Christian, you are not a citizen of this world trying to get to heaven; you are a citizen of heaven making your way through this world. - Vance Havner
Hunger allows no choiceTo the citizen or the police;We must love one another or die. - W.H. Auden
In a republic the first rule for the guidance of the citizen is obedience of the law. - Calvin Coolidge
It is sobering to 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. - Charles A. Beard
In nations where to most people, the personal responsibility of a citizen towards the nation does not really mean anything, most citizens of such nations end up playing the blame game - Sunday Adelaja
He's the President—it's the responsibility of every citizen to criticize aggressively when they think it's warranted. - Glenn Greenwald
PASSPORT, n. A document treacherously inflicted upon a citizen going abroad, exposing him as an alien and pointing him out for special reprobation and outrage. - Ambrose Bierce
I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world. - Socrates
The citizen who criticizes his country is paying it an implied tribute. - J. William Fulbright
The real struggle for us is for the citizen to cease to be the property of the state. - Adam Michnik
It is not our politicians who will lead the change. The only person who can change our politics is the engaged citizen. - Graham Steele
Politics should 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. - Lucille Ball
Without a Uniform Civil Code, labelling India be Secular nation is just a illusion.Uniform Civil Code is necessary for India so that t same laws r valid for every citizen without taking religion into consideration. - Vikram Singh Slathia
Latinos are here to stay. As citizen Raquel, I'm proud to be Latina. - Raquel Welch
It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen. - Aristotle
If everyone saw himself as a citizen of the world rather than of his town, city or country, the world would be a more peaceful, better place where success in all forms is abundant and available to all. (A Gift to My Children) - Jim Rogers
When a citizen gives his suffrage to a man of known immorality he abuses his trust; he sacrifices not only his own interest, but that of his neighbor; he betrays the interest of his country. - Noah Webster
Nowadays a citizen can hardly distinguish between a tax and a fine, except that the fine is generally much lighter.
Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state. - Thomas Jefferson
Personal Responsibility of each citizen before the nation, is usually well defined in all developed nations. - Sunday Adelaja
If my theory of relativity is proven successful, Germany will claim me as a German and France will declare that I am a citizen of the world.
A law is something which must have a moral basis, so that there is an inner compelling force for every citizen to obey. - Chaim Weizmann
It is not the function of our Government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the Government from falling into error. - Robert H. Jackson
America is a land where a citizen will cross the ocean to fight for democracy - and wont cross the street to vote in a national election. - Bill Vaughn
I AM A GIRL WHO DARE,A CITIZEN WHO IS AWARE,DAUGHTER WHO PRAYER,SISTER WHO CARE,A FRIEND WHO SHARE,MIXTURE LIKE AIR,A DIAMOND SO RARE. - merlin8thomas
A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election. - Bill Vaughan
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