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A community is democratic only when the humblest and
by A. Philip Randolph

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

In every truth, the beneficiaries of a system cannot
be expected to destroy it.
- A. Philip Randolph

Freedom is never given; it is won.
- A. Philip Randolph

Salvation for a race, nation or class must come from within.
- A. Philip Randolph

 

We must develop huge demonstrations,
because the world is used to big dramatic affairs.
They think in terms of hundreds of thousands and millions and billions...
Billions of dollars are appropriated at the twinkling of an eye.
Nothing little counts.
- A. Philip Randolph

Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle
must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact,
but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human,
social, economic, political and religious relationship.
- A. Philip Randolph

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

Most people don't CHOOSE their value system -
they simply inherit the beliefs of their parents and community.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A small compassionate act enlarges the scope of community.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

No written law has ever been more binding
than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
- Carrie Chapman Catt

Balance activity with serenity,
wealth with simplicity,
persistence with innovation,
community with solitude,
familiarity with adventure,
constancy with change,
leading with following.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am at Peace with myself,
my family, my community, and the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Our opportunity is always to make the choice for Joy.
To see the world with new eyes - open eyes - loving eyes.
To choose compassion and understanding -
for ourselves, our family, our friends,
our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you doubt the virtue in self-honor,
remember what the flight attendant says,
"Put your own oxygen mask on first."
You are of no use to anyone else
if you have not taken care of your own needs first -
this includes your own emotional,
as well as physical, well-being.
In addition, your greatest value to your children,
your family, your friends, and your community
is the example you set, leading a great life that inspires
those around you to emulate your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tell me about a person's family, friends, and community,
and I'll tell you what his opinions are.
- Mark Twain
(paraphrase)

A working definition of Honor is,
"respect or esteem that has been earned."
Contemplate that for a moment.
It would be very special to earn the respect and esteem
of our family, our friends, our co-workers, our community, wouldn't it?
If anything, it is of even more moment to honor yourself.
Those who are successful and happy earn their own
self-respect and self-esteem.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our society is not a community, but merely a collection
of isolated family units.
- Valerie Solanas

America has a critical role to play as the most powerful
member of the world community.
- Adam Schiff

By giving us the opinions of the uneducated,
journalism keeps us in touch
with the ignorance of the community.
- Oscar Wilde

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

Music's not like becoming a doctor, who can walk into
a community and find people who need him.
- Charlie Byrd

I like to see a man proud of the place in which he lives.
I like to see a man live so that his place will be proud of him.
- Abraham Lincoln

Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor
is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.
- Andrew Carnegie

I consider it top priority to improve water quality
and increase water quantity in my community.
- Joe Baca

I just feel that getting out there physically and protecting New York,
putting my arms around everyone and protecting them...
to see this happen to our city and our community.
- Sigourney Weaver

What people say behind your back is your standing in the community.
- Edward W. Howe

My faith has been the driving thing of my life.
I think it is important that people who are perceived
as liberals not be afraid of talking about moral and community values.
- Marian Wright Edelman

I suspect that no community will become humane and
caring by restricting what its members can say.
- Derek Bok

I do not think that the educational program of our
schools should be determined by what the community thinks it needs.
- Sargent Shriver

I was able to do To Sleep with Anger,
a very powerful film about African Americans,
their spirituality, and the things that happened within
a small community and a family.
- Danny Glover

French architecture always manages to combine the most
magnificent underlying themes of architecture;
like Roman design,
it looks to the community.
- Stephen Gardiner

What standards are upheld by the scientific community
affect the community internally,
and also affect its relations with society at large,
including Congress.
- Serge Lang

Telling the community a serial killer is out there
stirs up a lot of unpleasant attention.
- Pat Brown

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

The Round-Up is a wonderful community celebration,
and I greatly enjoy the chance to visit with residents
and see so many families enjoying the festivities offered throughout the week.
- Greg Walden

Community cannot for long feed on itself;
it can only flourish with the coming of others from beyond,
their unknown and undiscovered brothers.
- Howard Thurman

Rowing provided a place to go, a community where people
cared about what I did and what I achieved.
- Nancy Greene

I think now, we in the international community are
belatedly wanting to show our solidarity with the Somali
peoples and also do our best to help them move to better times.
- Jan Egeland

Everybody in the black community must organize,
and then we decide whether we will have alliance with other people or not,
but not until we are organized.
- H. Rap Brown

We really think it is a good thing for scientists to
spend a little bit of their time either in the community
or in schools or helping to train high school teachers.
- Thomas R. Cech

Then I think the sense of it being one community breaks down;
but if you know instantly and respond within twenty-four hours,
it's a very different sort of situation.
- Peter Singer

Fortunately art is a community effort -
a small but select community living in a spiritualized
world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh.
- Allen Ginsberg

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

When the government allocates monopoly rights to frequency,
and there are only a handful in each community,
it's picking the winners in the competition.
- Robert McChesney

From there, I tried out for a community theatre play,
joined an improv group...
it all started opening up.
- Kevin James

Our law enforcement must be given every tool available
to protect children from predators and parents need
to know who is living in their community.
- Robin Hayes

The connection which formerly existed between the Government
and banks was in reality injurious to both,
as well as to the general interests of the community at large.
- Martin Van Buren

I've become this sort of icon for the gay community.
I don't like the position.
- Sandra Bernhard

Not only is Rip Hamilton an outstanding basketball player,
he is also known for giving back to his community.
- Jim Gerlach

A nation is a totality of men united through community
of fate into a community of character.
- Otto Bauer

There's a reason why every human society has fiction.
It teaches us how to be 'good,' to behave in a way
that is for the benefit of the whole community.
- Orson Scott Card

I not only wanted to showcase lyrical skills but also
continue to drop knowledge on the hiphop community.
I'm looking to elevate through my music,
and through my music I educate.
- Talib Kweli

One of the prices that we pay for integration was the
disintegration of the black community.
- Ed Smith

I urge the Bush Administration to rethink its priorities.
We can't talk about community values without being
prepared to invest in those very same communities.
- Joe Lieberman

So great moreover is the regard of the law for private property,
that it will not authorize the least violation of it;
no,
not even for the general good of the whole community.
- William Blackstone

A healthy social life is found only,
when in the mirror of each soul the whole community finds its reflection,
and when in the whole community the virtue of each one is living.
- Rudolf Steiner

This world of ours... must avoid becoming
a community of dreadful fear and hate,
and be, instead, a proud confederation of mutual trust and respect.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Ensuring a bright future for all our children is the
responsibility of the community,
the schools, families and like it or not-
politicians as well.
- Michael N. Castle

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

As the first Member of Congress from western Washington
to serve on the House Agriculture Committee in over 50 years,
I am proud to represent the needs of our agriculture community.
- Rick Larsen

Crime and bad lives are the measure of a State's failure,
all crime in the end is the crime of the community.
- H. G. Wells

I am sure the majority of Iranians want a peace agreement
with Israel and want Iran to integrate with the international
community and accept its universal values.
- Moshe Katsav

I love being in a show.
I love the community aspect of it.
I like the discipline of it, too.
- Joel Grey

Whoever moves into a community has a vested interest in it.
- Andrew Goodman

I understand what rappers are talking about.
I think rap is less about educating people about the
black community and more about making money.
- Dennis Rodman

You don't need a city charter to know that education
is the foundation of any community.
- Alan Autry

I'm a reflection of the community.
- Tupac Shakur

I have a friend who is around my age,
a little younger, and she's gay and came out to her
own community when she was younger but not to her family
and to the community at large.
- Laura Innes

The standards of the international community manifest firmness.
Iran has no need for long-range missiles or to collaborate
with terrorist organizations all over the world.
- Moshe Katsav


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