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A Quote by Aristotle on citizenship, community, and politics

The best political community is formed by citizens of the middle class.

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

Source: Politics, book IV

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A Quote by Anthony J. D'Angelo on caring and community

Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.

Anthony D'Angelo

Source: The College Blue Book

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A Quote by Anne Raver on commitment, community, garden, people, and plants

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.

Anne Raver

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A Quote by Andrew Carnegie on community, good, sacred, trust, and wealth

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

Andrew Carnegie (1835 - 1919)

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on community, marriage, and slavery

MARRIAGE, n. The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Allen E. Claxton, DD on community, crime, death, laziness, nations, and psychology

As individuals find crime to be a dead-end street, so communities and nations are subject to the same psychology. The moral side of public opinion is traditionally lazy, but there is an indefinable point at which it can be and is aroused.

Allen E. Claxton

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A Quote by Charles Alexis Henri Clérel de Tocqueville on acting, animals, community, destruction, existence, force, government, guidance, energy, men, nations, originality, people, power, rules, society, and timidity

After having thus successively taken each member of the community in its powerful grasp and fashioned him at will, the government then extends its arm over the whole community. It covers the surface of society with a network of small, complicated rules, minute and uniform, through which the most original minds and the most energetic characters cannot penetrate, to rise above the crowd. The will of man is not shattered, but softened, bent, and guided; men are seldom forced by it to act, but they are constantly restrained from acting. Such a power does not destroy, but it prevents existence: it does not tyrannize, but it compresses, enervates, extinguishes, and stupefies a people, till each nation is reduced to nothing better than a flock of timid and industrious animals, of which the government is the shepherd.

Alexis de Tocqueville (1805 - 1859)

Source: 1831

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A Quote by Aldo Leopold on abuse, community, love, and respect

We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.

Aldo Leopold

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on beauty, community, duty, influence, joy, learning, opportunity, profit, spirit, study, and work

Never regard study as a duty, but as the enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later work belongs.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on aim, community, knowledge, life, motives, people, pleasure, schools, success, value, and work

One should guard against preaching to young people success in the customary form as the main aim in life. The most important motive for work in school and in life is pleasure in work, pleasure in its result, and the knowledge of the value of the result to the community.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: On Education

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