Law-abiding citizens value privacy. Terrorists require invisibility. The two are not the same, and they should not be confused.
As citizens, we all have an obligation to intervene and become involved - it's the citizen who changes things.
The long fight to save wild beauty represents democracy at its best. It requires citizens to practice the hardest of virtues ñ self-restraint.
Outside of the Constitution we have no legal authority more than private citizens, and within it we have only so much as that instrument gives us. This broad principle limits all our functions and applies to all subjects.
The euro will raise the citizens' awareness of their belonging to one Europe more than any other integration step to date
We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force.
The Imperial German Government will not expect the Government of the United States to omit any word or any act necessary to the performance of its sacred duty of maintaining the rights of the United States and its citizens and of safeguarding their free exercise and enjoyment.
It is a hard matter, my fellow citizens, to argue with the belly, since it has no ears.
Arms in the hands of citizens may be used at individual discretion... in private self-defense.
Football brings out the sociologist that lurks in some otherwise respectable citizens. They say football is a metaphor for America's sinfulness.
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.
Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens.
We are pleased to offer senior citizens the opportunity to join a national campaign that provides guidance and simple steps toward healthier lifestyles.
Cultivators of the earth are the most valuable citizens.
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.
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.
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.
France is clearly going to defend French troops and French citizens that are under attack.
We are citizens of the world. The tragedy of our times is that we do not know this.
In a republican nation, whose citizens are to be led by reason and persuasion and not by force, the art of reasoning becomes of first importance.
In fact, the Iraqi foreign minister admitted in March 2003 that Iraqi funds were sent to families of Palestinian suicide bombers who attacked and killed innocent Israeli citizens, and also 12 Americans in Israel in 2003.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.
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
The best political community is formed by citizens of the middle class.