Community Quotes

There is more than a verbal tie between the words common, community, and communication.... Try the experiment of communicating, with fullness and accuracy, some experience to another, especially if it be somewhat complicated, and you will find your own attitude toward your experience changing.

John Dewey

We were born to unite with our fellow men, and to join in community with the human race.

Cicero

Volunteering creates a national character in which the community and the nation take on a spirit of compassion, comradeship and confidence.

Brian O'Connell

Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life. It's important to the person who serves as well as the recipient. It's the way in which we ourselves grow and develop...

Dr. Dorothy I. Height

Citizen service is the very American idea that we meet our challenges not as isolated individuals but as members of a true community, with all of us working together. Our mission is nothing less than to spark a renewed sense of obligation, a new sense of duty, a new season of service...

Bill Clinton

Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.

Unknown

The real significance of crime is in its being a breach of faith with the community of mankind

Joseph Conrad

War is not the continuation of politics with different means, it is the greatest mass-crime perpetrated on the community of man.

Alfred Adler

Keep in mind that our community is not composed of those who are already saints, but of those who are trying to become saints. Therefore let us be extremely patient with each other's faults and failures.

Mother Teresa

Sports plays a societal role in engendering jingoist and chauvinist attitudes. They're designed to organize a community to be committed to their gladiators.

Avram Noam Chomsky

Nothing defines the quality of life in a community more clearly than people who regard themselves, or whom the consensus chooses to regard, as mentally unwell.

Renata Adler

Feminism was recognized by the average man as a conflict in which it was impossible for a man, as a chivalrous gentleman ... as a highly evolved citizen of a highly civilized community, to refuse the claim of this better half to self-determination.

Wyndham Lewis

What's going on here is a redefinition of Christmas as a time of family celebration rather than as a time of the community faithful celebrating the birth of the savior...There is a risk that we will lose one more of our Christian rituals, one that's at the heart of our faith.

Robert Johnston

Other countries possess weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missiles. With Saddam, there is one big difference: He has used them...The international community had little doubt then, and I have no doubt today, that left unchecked Saddam Hussein will use these terrible weapons again

Bill Clinton

Work bears a particular mark of man and of humanity, the mark of a person operating within a community of persons.

Pope John Paul II

The best political community is formed by citizens of the middle class.

Aristotle

A machine has value only as it produces more than it consumes - so check your value to the community.

Martin H. Fischer

A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black family to the exit of the last white family.

Saul Alinsky

The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumbers both of the other classes.

Aristotle

Law; an ordinance of reason for the common good, made by him who has care of the community

St. Thomas Aquinas

A world community can only exist with world communication, which means something more than extensive software facilities scattered about he globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common idea's and common ideals.

Robert M. Hutchins

A community needs a soul if it is to become a true home for human beings. You, the people must git it this soul.

Pope John Paul II

A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.

A. Philip Randolph

A healthy social life is found only, when in the mirror of each soul the whole community finds its reflection, and when in the whole community the virtue of each one is living

Rudolf Steiner
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