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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Communities:

A machine has value only as it produces more than it consumes - so check your value to the community.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

Clearly our community is feeling the impact of the decreased size of the police force. When you call and the police have to come, it can take 45 minutes. It's not their fault; they're not properly staffed. I think the police are outstanding in the way they respond to critical situations, but they can't respond to normal crimes.
~ John George.

Each of us is a being in himself and a being in society, each of us needs to understand himself and understand others, take care of others and be taken care of himself.
~ Haniel Long.

I ask you to join in a re-United States. We need to empower our people so they can take more responsibility for their own lives in a world that is ever smaller, where everyone counts. We need a new spirit of community, a sense that we are all in this together, or the American Dream will continue to wither. Our destiny is bound up with the destiny of every other American.
~ Bill Clinton

Every individual has a place to fill in the world and is important in some respect whether he chooses to be so or not.
~ Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Few of us could bear to have ourselves for neighbors.
~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966.

I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live.
~ George Bernard Shaw.

In the end, poverty, putridity and pestilence; work, wealth and worry; health, happiness and hell, all simmer down into village problems.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

On this shrunken globe, men can no longer live as strangers.
~ Adlai E. Stevenson.

One is a member of a country, a profession, a civilization, a religion. One is not just a man.
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wartime Writings 1939-1944.

The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor.
~ Hubert H. Humphrey.

The press needs the police and the police need the press. We all know our police departments are severely undermanned and they rely on the community. If the community is aware of what's going on and takes the bull by the horn with police, crime will diminish and fear will diminish.
~ Paul Lindenmuth.

We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt.

We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.
~ Herman Melville.

While the spirit of neighborliness was important on the frontier because neighbors were so few, it is even more important now because our neighbors are so many.
~ Lady Bird Johnson.

A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor's.
~ Richard Whately.

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