Quotes of Civil

“ The public! the public! how many fools does it require to make the public? ”

- Thomas Chalmers

“ Expressing anger is a form of public littering. ”

- Willard Gaylin

“ Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself. ”

- John Dewey

“ Vietnam was the first war ever fought without any censorship. Without censorship, things can get terribly confused in the public mind. ”

- William Westmoreland

“ With every civil right there has to be a corresponding civil obligation. ”

- Edison Haines

“ The liberty of the Press is the Palladium of all the civil, political and religious rights of an Englishman. ”

- Junius

“ 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

“ If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ An unrectified case of injustice has a terrible way of lingering, restlessly, in the social atmosphere like an unfinished question. ”

- Mary McCarthy

“ For every social wrong there must be a remedy. But the remedy can be nothing less than the abolition of the wrong. ”

- Henry George

“ Those who start war often know that because of their high political position their own lives will not be in danger. on the Diane Rehm Show. ”

- President Jimmy Carter

“ Wine is a social beverage, best appreciated with friends and family. It makes dinner more civilized. It slows us down a little, gives us something special to add to the moment. ”

- Harvey Steiman

“ Truth is absolute, truth is supreme, truth is never disposable in national political life. ”

- John Howard

“ There is an attempt to make a show, a political show, to give the impression that there is a tendency from the Israelis to move in the accurate way. ”

- Yasser Arafat

“ The liberty of the press is the palladium of all the civil, political, and religious rights of an Englishman. ”

- Junius

“ You know, sometimes, when they say you're ahead of your time, it's just a polite way of saying you have a real bad sense of timing. ”

- George McGovern

“ In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action. ”

- Louis Brandeis

“ I can no longer stomach the systemic political decay that has weakened our democracy. ”

- Ralph Nader

“ My choosing Islam was not a political statement; it was a spiritual statement. ”

- Kareem Abdul Jabbar

“ The taxpayer; that's someone who works for the federal government, but doesn't have to take a civil service examination. ”

- Ronald Reagan

“ There's going to be a lot of positioning from a political standpoint, and I think you've seen it. ”

- Bill Frist

“ One German makes a philosopher, two a public meeting, three a war. ”

- Robert D. MacDonald

“ Every Communist must grasp the truth: "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.". ”

- Mao Tse Tung

“ The political world is stimulating. It's the most interesting thing you can do. It beats following the dollar. ”

- John Fitzgerald Kennedy

“ Rather himself is counting on a reversal of public opinion in the future, hoping to rehabilitate himself, just like his old nemesis, Richard Nixon. ”

- Brent Bozell

“ Political chaos is connected with the decay of language... one can probably bring about some improvement by starting at the verbal end. ”

- George Orwell

“ Racial discrimination does not always violate public policy. ”

- Trent Lott

“ The disaster declaration is very important to get that started so we don't get caught up in any bureaucratic malaise. ”

- Rick Perry

“ The Constitution does not guarantee the right to acquire information at a public library without any risk of embarrassment. ”

- William Rehnquist

“ It is poor civic hygiene to install technologies that could someday facilitate a police state. ”

- Bruce Schneier
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