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Letter "C" » Citizenship
«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 defence and is conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.»
«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.»
«In any country there must be people who have to die. They are the sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order.»
«For citizens who think themselves puppets in the hands of their rulers, nothing is more satisfying than having rulers as puppets in their hands.»
«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.»
«If I knew something that would serve my country but would harm mankind, I would never reveal it; for I am a citizen of humanity first and by necessity, and a citizen of France second, and only by accident»
«Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history»
«If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.»
«It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.»
«Every citizen will be able, in his productive years when he is earning, to insure himself against the ravages of illness in his old age.»