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Citizenship Quotes

Even people who don't understand same sex marriage understand this country never, ever allowed for second-class citizenship. This battle will be won eventually.
Deb Price Permalink
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Education is the process by which the individual relates himself to the universe, give himself citizenship in the changing world, share's the race's mind and enfranchises his own soul.
John Finley Permalink
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A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of a good citizen, but it is not the highest. The laws of necessity, of self-preservation, of saving our country when in danger, are of higher obligation.
Thomas Jefferson Permalink
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There are Poles who maybe say, 'I waited 15 years and did it legally before I got citizenship, so why should these others be able to jump ahead of the line.
Adam Steinberg Permalink
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Theodore Roosevelt
The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight.
Theodore Roosevelt Permalink
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Abraham Lincoln
Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history
Abraham Lincoln Permalink
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Mark Twain
Citizenship is what makes a republic; monarchies can get along without it
Mark Twain Permalink
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Martha Gellhorn
Citizenship is a tough occupation which obliges the citizen to make his own informed opinion and stand by it.
Martha Gellhorn Permalink
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In a world of inhumanity, war and terrorism, American citizenship is a very precious possession.
Phyllis Schlafly Permalink
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Susan Anthony
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.
Susan Anthony Permalink
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Eleanor Roosevelt
I think if the people of this country can be reached with the truth, their judgment will be in favor of the many, as against the privileged few
Eleanor Roosevelt Permalink
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We have a job. We have money like everyone else. As soon as possible, we get citizenship.
Alexander Bunegin Permalink
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 Aristotle
It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.
Aristotle Permalink
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Thomas Paine
The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.
Thomas Paine Permalink
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If Andrew Robb is serious about a compulsory citizenship test on Australian history, customs and values, he should have the courage to require all Australians to take the test.
Andrew Bartlett Permalink
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These events are important as they help young people learn about citizenship.
Andrew Bennett Permalink
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Andrew Jackson
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.
Andrew Jackson Permalink
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Cub Scouts is about patriotism and citizenship, ... This is a great example of that.
Cindy Morris Permalink
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Abraham Lincoln
If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.
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Thomas Paine
Our citizenship in the United States is our national character. Our citizenship in any particular state is only our local distinction. By the latter we are known at home, by the former to the world. Our great title is AMERICANS -- our inferior one varies with the place.
Thomas Paine Permalink
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David Blunkett
Strengthening our identity is one way or reinforcing people's confidence and sense of citizenship and well-being.
David Blunkett Permalink
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We support an immigration policy that provides a path to citizenship for all workers here. ... We must recognize workers as full members of American society and permanent residents with full rights and full mobility.
Louis Malfaro Permalink
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Renouncing citizenship to avoid taxes has its own consequences.
Don Roberts Permalink
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It's repulsive to claim that terror and extremism will be imported to Germany if we modernize our citizenship laws,
Otto Schily Permalink
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The Italians believe that if Mike Piazza was to apply for dual citizenship, he would be granted it.
Gene Orza Permalink
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Even as human rights norms have steadily evolved over the past half-century, the field of citizenship has remained one of the last bastions of untrammeled state sovereignty. As a result, citizenship creates a giant loophole in the international human rights framework,
James Goldston Permalink
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 Socrates
I am a citizen, not of Athens or Greece, but of the world
Socrates Permalink
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Diogenes, when asked from what country he came, replied, "I am a citizen of the world
Diogenes Permalink
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Even as human rights norms have steadily evolved over the past half-century, the field of citizenship has remained one of the last bastions of untrammeled state sovereignty. As a result, citizenship creates a giant loophole in the international human rights framework.
James Goldston Permalink
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A whole community starts on that road to fully realizing its own American citizenship or its rights as full-fledged Americans. In that sense they really are the catalysts for the (Latino) civil rights movement.
James Garcia Permalink
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