28 Greatest Quotes About Citizens
A society should be judged not by how it treats its outstanding citizens but by how it treats its criminals.
I'm not a politician by profession. I am a citizen who decided I had to be personally involved.
No one is born a good citizen or a good democrat or a good leader; it takes time and education.
Of all the treasures a state can possess, the human lives of its citizens are for us the most precious.
Our democracy is threatened whenever we take it for granted.
The state is the servant of the citizen, and not his master.
John F. Kennedy
Civil disobedience becomes a sacred duty when the state has become lawless or corrupt. And a citizen who barters with such a state shares in its corruption and lawlessness.
A merchant, it has been said very properly, is not necessarily the citizen of any particular country.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
I am a citizen, not of Athens, or Greece, but of the world.
Congress shall never disarm any citizen unless such as are or have been in actual rebellion.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
The measure of a society is found in how they treat their weakest and most helpless citizens.
And where the rewards for merit are greatest, there are found the best citizens.
Under our scheme of government the waste of public money is a crime against the citizen.
The gifts of God should be enjoyed by all citizens in Mississippi.
Our citizens have the right to protection from the incompetency of public employees who hold their places solely as the reward of partisan service.
A true patriot would keep the attention of his fellow citizens awake to their grievances, and not allow them to rest till the causes of their just complaints are removed.
You have to take ownership and leadership of tomorrow. For that to be possible, you have to strengthen your capacity and widen your vision as a global citizen.
When it comes to my rights as an American citizen, and yours, I am a triumphalist and an absolutist. Anything less is an insult.
What right can give anyone authority to inflict torture upon a citizen when it is still unknown whether he is innocent or guilty?
Catherine the Great
It's time to open the space frontier to citizen explorers.
La más común y duradera fuente de fraccionamiento ha sido la variada y desigual distribución de la propiedad.
Everyone who receives protection from the society owes a return for the benefit.
John Stuart Mill
[Belafonte]'d take me to perform for Martin Luther King's cause. But when they were marching I did not take part, because I was not a citizen.