Quotes of Citizen

“ The freeman, casting with unpurchased hand the vote that shakes the turrets of the land. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

- George Jean Nathan

“ The constitution does not provide for first and second class citizens. ”

- Wendell Willkie

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

- Aristotle

“ I am a citizen not of Athens or Greece, but of the world. ”

- Socrates

“ We'll try to cooperate fully with the IRS, because, as citizens, we feel a strong patriotic duty not to go to jail. ”

- Dave Barry

“ It is a remarkable comment on our affairs that the former prime minister of a great sovereign state should thus be received as an honorary citizen of another. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ The function of a citizen and a soldier are inseparable. ”

- Benito Mussolini

“ I would rather have my fate in the hands of 23 representative citizens of the county than in the hands of a politically appointed judge. ”

- Robert Morgenthau

“ Corrupted freemen are the worst of slaves. ”

- David Garrick

“ When he first ran for office, he appealed to the voters: "I never stole anything in my life. All I ask is a chance.". ”

- Unknown

“ When he first ran for office, he appealed to the voters: "I never stole anything in my life. All I ask is a chance.". ”

- Unknown

“ We feel that citizens have a right to know how much money is being spent to influence their legislators. ”

- Bob Phillips

“ The system is rigged. The politicians are picking the voters instead of the voters picking the politicians. ”

- Arnold Schwarzenegger

“ To freemen, threats are impotent. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ He is the freeman whom the truth makes free, And all are slaves besides. ”

- William Cowper

“ That the decision is taken away from the voters, and as in 2000 turned over to the lawyers and the courts. ”

- John Fund

“ The taxpayers deserve accountability. ”

- Byron Dorgan

“ A low voter turnout is an indication of fewer people going to the polls. ”

- Dan Quayle

“ The British electors will not vote for a man who does not wear a hat. ”

- Lord Beaverbrook

“ The governor has said that we have gained 360 million pounds. ”

- Kenny Rogers

“ Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture that seems as fresh now as the day it opened. It may seem even fresher. ”

- Pauline Kael

“ I am a Roman citizen. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ 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

“ 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. ”

- Susan B. Anthony

“ In America there must be only citizens, not divided by grade, first and second, but citizens, east, west, north, and south. ”

- John F. Kennedy

“ We demand in the Reconstruction suffrage for all the citizens of the Republic. I would not talk of Negroes or women, but of citizens. ”

- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

“ So, you know, I always say that I'm a Mexican, but if I had to be a citizen of anywhere else, I'd be a citizen of Manhattan. I-I feel very much a New Yorker. ”

- Alma Guillermoprieto

“ 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

“ Nor was civil society founded merely to preserve the lives of its members; but that they might live well: for otherwise a state might be composed of slaves, or the animal creation… nor is it an alliance mutually to defend each other from injuries, or for a commercial intercourse… ”

- Aristotle
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