Quotes of Denizen

“ Socrates... said he was not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world. ”

- Plutarch

“ Diogenes, when asked from what country he came, replied, "I am a citizen of the world. ”

- Diogenes

“ I am a Roman citizen. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ 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

“ A city becomes a world when one loves one of it's inhabitants. ”

- Lawrence Durrell

“ I think (area residents) like the bragging rights of it. ”

- Steve Allen

“ The body is a community made up of its innumerable cells or inhabitants. ”

- Thomas Alva Edison

“ Socrates, indeed, when he was asked of what country he called himself, said, "Of the world"; for he considered himself an inhabitant and a citizen of the whole world. ”

- Cicero

“ If you were to apply this literally, you could have 1,800 residents (city's population) making individual allegations. That could gum up the works. ”

- Larry Brown

“ There were present at that season some that told him of the Galilaeans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. ”

- Bible

“ These are Russian citizens, and they have no other motherland. ”

- Vladimir Putin

“ Ukraine must once again be revered and respected by its citizens as well as the East and the West. ”

- Viktor Yushchenko

“ Israelis can be proud of the vibrant democracy that they have created, and I know that many Rhode Islanders share my deep appreciation for the close friendship between our two nations. ”

- Lincoln Chafee

“ A typical occupant of his office would have said, 'Give 'em everything they want,'. ”

- Mitch Daniels

“ I am a citizen of the world, and I have met, in my time, with so many different sorts of virtue, that I am puzzled, in my old age, to say which is the right sort and which is the wrong. ”

- Wilkie Collins

“ Tensions between police and minority residents affect all aspects of the criminal justice system. ”

- Janet Reno

“ Taxpayers bought Miami-Dade residents thousands of television sets, air conditioners and other appliances. ”

- Susan Collins

“ The violence done to me and to my flesh be upon Babylon, shall the inhabitant of Zion say; and my blood upon the inhabitants of Chaldea, shall Jerusalem say. ”

- Bible

“ A bad liver is to a Frenchman what a nervous breakdown is to an American. Everyone has had one and everyone wants to talk about it. ”

- Art Buchwald

“ Becoming a resident of a state may confer the right to get a driver's license, but it does not and should not confer citizenship. ”

- Phyllis Schlafly

“ There's something that unites us all. It's the belief that citizens of the United States are citizens first before they're consumers and there are values higher than money. ”

- Pat Buchanan

“ I have been a resident of Nevada for 52 years. When I moved here, Las Vegas had a little over 22,000 people and Reno was only slightly larger. ”

- James E. Rogers

“ And David and all Israel went to Jerusalem, which is Jebus; where the Jebusites were, the inhabitants of the land. ”

- Bible

“ I deplore the need or the use of troops anywhere to get American citizens to obey the orders of constituted courts. ”

- Dwight D. Eisenhower

“ Those colorful denizens of male despair, the Bowery bum and the rail-riding hobo, have been replaced by the bag lady and the welfare mother. Women have even taken over Skid Row. ”

- Florence E. King

“ I am not an Athenian, nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world. ”

- Socrates

“ Why is it that wherever I go, the resident idiot heads straight for me? ”

- Gwynn Thomas

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

- Socrates

“ Sleeplessness is a desert without vegetation or inhabitants. ”

- Jessamyn West

“ I am where I am because I believe in all possibilities. ”

- Whoopi Goldberg
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