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    Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and is conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.

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Gardens, scholars say, are the first sign of commitment to a community. When people plant corn they are saying, let's read more

Gardens, scholars say, are the first sign of commitment to a community. When people plant corn they are saying, let's stay here. And by their connection to the land, they are connected to one another.

by Anne Raver Found in: Citizenship Quotes,
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If you will help run our government in the American way, then there will never be danger of our government read more

If you will help run our government in the American way, then there will never be danger of our government running America in the wrong way.

by Omar N. Bradley Found in: Citizenship Quotes,
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As citizens of this democracy, you are the rulers and the ruled, the law-givers and the law-abiding, the beginning and read more

As citizens of this democracy, you are the rulers and the ruled, the law-givers and the law-abiding, the beginning and the end.

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It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the read more

It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less.

by Susan B. Anthony Found in: Citizenship Quotes,
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The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he should be able and willing read more

The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he should be able and willing to pull his weight.

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Let us at all times remember that all American citizens are brothers of a common country, and should dwell together read more

Let us at all times remember that all American citizens are brothers of a common country, and should dwell together in bonds of fraternal feeling.

by Abraham Lincoln Found in: Citizenship Quotes,
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Socrates ... said he was not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.

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

by Plutarch Found in: Citizenship Quotes,
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The most important office ... that of private citizen.

The most important office ... that of private citizen.

by Louis D. Brandeis Found in: Citizenship Quotes,
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Now the trumpet summons us again -- not as a call to bear arms, though arms we need -- not read more

Now the trumpet summons us again -- not as a call to bear arms, though arms we need -- not as a call to battle, though embattled we are -- but a call to bear the burden of a long twilight struggle year in and year out, "rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation" -- a struggle against the common enemies of man: tyranny, poverty and war itself.

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