Quotations on Community

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It's clear to me now that we've got to reach out to the Arab Sunni community in particular in an effort to cause some moderate political activity to take place so they join the future of Iraq.
- John Abizaid
(Keywords: Cause, Community, Effort, Future, Iraq, Now)

One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
- Brooks Adams
(Keywords: Friendship, Life, Thought, Community, Needs, Rivalry)

One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
- Henry B. Adams
(Keywords: Friendship, Life, Thought, Community, Needs, Rivalry)

War is not the continuation of politics with different means, it is the greatest mass-crime perpetrated on the community of man.
- Alfred Adler
(Keywords: Politics, War, Community, Man)

FOR a long time the conviction has been dimly felt in the community that, without prejudice to existing institutions, the legal day of weekly rest might be employed to advantage for purposes affecting the general good.
- Felix Adler
(Keywords: Legal, Time, Community, Conviction, Day, Prejudice, Rest)

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
(Keywords: Life, Quality, People, Community, Nothing)

The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.
- Mitch Albom
(Keywords: Life, Purpose, Community, Meaning)

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
(Keywords: Family, Community, First)

I do not believe that Congress or the Administration should prohibit the medical community from pursuing a promising avenue of research that may improve the lives of millions of Americans.
- Tom Allen
(Keywords: Medical, Americans, Community, Congress, May, Research)

I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Keywords: Women, Progress, Community, Measure)

Business, labor and civil society organizations have skills and resources that are vital in helping to build a more robust global community.
- Kofi Annan
(Keywords: Society, Business, Community, Labor)

Law is nothing other than a certain ordinance of reason for the common good, promulgated by the person who has the care of the community.
- Thomas Aquinas
(Keywords: Care, Community, Law, Nothing, Reason)

Law; an ordinance of reason for the common good, made by him who has care of the community.
- Thomas Aquinas
(Keywords: Care, Community, Law, Reason)

But the community knew Blade, and everybody but us was shocked at the box office, and subsequently the DVD. That was the beginning of the DVD revolution, and Blade was just like wildfire.
- Avi Arad
(Keywords: Beginning, Community, Revolution, Office)

The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumbers both of the other classes.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Control, Class, Community, Middle class)

Catholic school graduates exhibit a wide variety of qualities that will not only help them in their careers but also in their family and community lives.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: Family, Careers, Community, Help, School, Variety, Will)

I consider it top priority to improve water quality and increase water quantity in my community.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: Quality, Community, Quantity, Water)

The local music community here was dying for a place to record, so we started doing acoustic, folk and bluegrass and then did rock projects for other bands, as well as for my son Tal and my own work.
- Randy Bachman
(Keywords: Music, Work, Son, Community, Dying, Folk, Projects)

We have followed a path of moderation, development is our priority, national unity, good community relations, Muslims and non Muslims, this is what has given us the advantage.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Keywords: Development, Community, Moderation)

We have a very active testing community which people don't often think about when you have open source.
- Mitchell Baker
(Keywords: People, Community, Open, Testing)

A dark and terrible side of this sense of community of interests is the fear of a horrible common destiny which in these days of atomic weapons darkens men's minds all around the globe.
- Emily Greene Balch
(Keywords: Men, Fear, Community, Destiny, Sense, Weapons)

A community is a group of people who have come together, and they work and they live to try and improve the standard of living and quality of life - and I don't mean money.
- William Baldwin
(Keywords: Life, Money, Work, Quality, People, Community, Living)

Another friend hired me to open doors for him in the moving and relocation business. I did that for 10 years, am still doing it. And I do some work for the Cubs, in community relations.
- Ernie Banks
(Keywords: Work, Business, Friend, Community, Open, Years)

Storytelling is an ancient and honorable act. An essential role to play in the community or tribe. It's one that I embrace wholeheartedly and have been fortunate enough to be rewarded for.
- Russell Banks
(Keywords: Act, Community, Play)

I'm a lobbyist and had a career lobbying. The guy who gets elected or the lady who gets elected president of the United States will immediately be lobbying. They would be advocating to the Congress, they'll be lobbying our allies and our adversaries overseas. They'll be asking the business community and labor unions.
- Haley Barbour
(Keywords: Business, Career, Community, Congress, Lady, Labor, President, states, United, Will)

The community of poets I belong to is not as close as it used to be, if only for the fact that our lives have become busier: jobs, children, and the like.
- John Barton
(Keywords: Children, Community, Fact, Jobs, Poets)

Our Prophet was a radical too- he fought against the injustices of his community and challenged the feudal order of his society, so they called him a radical. So what? We should be proud of that!
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Keywords: Society, Community, Order, Radical)

But the technology was accessible, which suggests incompetence on the part of our counterintelligence community and the Clinton Administration, and may in fact rise to the level of treason.
- Charles Foster Bass
(Keywords: Technology, Community, Fact, Incompetence, May, Treason)

A nation is a totality of men united through community of fate into a community of character.
- Otto Bauer
(Keywords: Men, Character, Community, Fate, Nation, United)

In fact, 80 percent of our domestic job growth comes from the small- and medium-sized business community.
- Melissa Bean
(Keywords: Business, Growth, Community, Fact, Job)

The advertisements in a newspaper are more full knowledge in respect to what is going on in a state or community than the editorial columns are.
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Keywords: Knowledge, Community, Respect, State)

The life history of the individual is first and foremost an accommodation to the patterns and standards traditionally handed down in his community.
- Ruth Benedict
(Keywords: History, Life, Community, First)

We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community, but people wouldn't obey the rules.
- Alan Bennett
(Keywords: People, Community, Rules, Trying)

I have never forgotten my days as an Eagle Scout. I didn't know it at the time, but what really came out of my Scouting was learning how to lead and serve the community. It has come in handy in my career in government.
- Lloyd Bentsen
(Keywords: Government, Time, Career, Community, Learning, Scouting)

There is a continuum of values between the churches and the general community. What distinguishes the handling of these values in the churches is mainly the heavier dosage of religious vocabulary involved.
- Peter L. Berger
(Keywords: Values, Churches, Community, Religious, Vocabulary)

We have one of our priests in prison right now, Steve Kelly, for his antiwar actions, and three of us in the community are forbidden to visit him because we're all convicted felons.
- Daniel Berrigan
(Keywords: Actions, Community, Forbidden, Now, Prison, Right, Visit)

Here at home, when Americans were standing in long lines to give blood after the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, we squandered an obvious opportunity to make service a noble cause again, and rekindle an American spirit of community.
- Joe Biden
(Keywords: Home, Opportunity, American, Americans, Blood, Cause, Community, Obvious, Service, Spirit, Trade, World)

Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.
- Ambrose Bierce
(Keywords: Marriage, Community, State)

Our children's health and well-being are dependent on our commitment to promoting food access and good eating habits at home, at school and in the community.
- Rod Blagojevich
(Keywords: Food, Health, Home, Children, Commitment, Community, Eating, Habits, School)

Conflict is not inevitable, but disarmament is... everyone now accepts that if there is a default by Saddam the international community must act to enforce its will.
- Tony Blair
(Keywords: Act, Community, Conflict, Now, Will)

The real community of man is the community of those who seek the truth, of the potential knowers.
- Allan Bloom
(Keywords: Truth, Community, Man, Potential)

When you come in to court as a plaintiff or as a defendant, it is terribly important that you look up at the bench and feel that that person represents you and will understand you, that that person is reflective of our community and of our society.
- Michael Bloomberg
(Keywords: Society, Community, Court, Will)

Our community is like many around the country that have, as the gentleman from New York referenced, sophisticated planning and zoning regulations. These are elements that are developed as a result of local community pressure to balance interests.
- Earl Blumenauer
(Keywords: Balance, Community, Country, Gentleman, Planning, Pressure, Result)

Well, as a former small businessperson - I understand what's going on, I think in the business community. And businesspeople around the country are looking at all the spending and all the debt. They're looking at all the policies coming out of this Congress and this administration the last two years, and they - it's created all this uncertainty.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: Business, Community, Congress, Country, Debt, Uncertainty, Years)

I suspect that no community will become humane and caring by restricting what its members can say.
- Derek Bok
(Keywords: Caring, Community, Will)

All you now do is pursue your private objectives within society. Instead of us being a community, everybody is asked to seek their own personal ends. It's called competition. And competition is antagonism.
- Edward Bond
(Keywords: Society, Being, Community, Competition, Now, Objectives)

A group of us started a community center in Santa Monica. We've tried different programs, and three have worked really well. A poetry group. Once a week we visit Venice High and talk to girls at risk.
- Lisa Bonet
(Keywords: Poetry, Community, Girls, Risk, Talk, Venice, Visit)

I am committed to ensure that our intelligence community, law enforcement, medical professionals, and military have the information and funding needed to protect the American people from threats at home and abroad.
- Leonard Boswell
(Keywords: Home, Intelligence, Medical, People, American, Community, Information, Law, Military, professionals)

Five days a week I drive from our home to the Episcopal Cathedral Center of Los Angeles where I have an office, my computer, and a wonderful sense of community - especially nurtured by the presence of several younger gay men and women who are good friends.
- Malcolm Boyd
(Keywords: Home, Men, Women, Community, Computer, Friends, Gay, Office, Sense)

Girls Incorporated of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey continues to advance their cause and to strengthen their community by aspiring to open a Girl's Center for Philadelphia.
- Robert Brady
(Keywords: Cause, Community, Girls, Open)



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