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If there is one set of laws, one Constitution for every citizen, its protections hopefully applied equally to all, then why do the results seem to differ so radically? What do you call that? Look around - you're living in it.
I wanted to be a citizen of the world but not in a superficial way.
Folks, the most insidious part of this whole health care scheme is that all of these vast medical expenditures will become nothing more than government budget items. We individuals will no longer exist. The relationship between a government and citizen will change forever.
In a sinful world, no community can exist for long where nobody is ever held accountable: no teacher would grade a student's performance; no citizen would sit on a jury or call a failed leader to account.
Lewis B. Smedes
The past two decades revolutionized the way we access information. You and I can have our questions answered with the click of a mouse at any time of day. If America, both corporation and citizen alike, can use these services to solve problems, why can't Washington?
J. C. Watts
You can have a movie with hardly any cuts, or very few cuts, that is fascinating, you can't take your eyes away from it... Look at some of the long takes in Citizen Kane.
It's time to open the space frontier to citizen explorers.
Health insurance should be a given for every citizen.
My mother was born in Wilmington, Delaware. She's a U.S. citizen, so I'm a U.S. citizen.
I'm still a proud Irishman, of course, but I've become an American citizen. I'm very, very proud of that.
I am an American citizen and it is my home now. I like the U.S.A., which is not a place too many people have liked since Bush. The U.S. has a young population, and everything can change within a year.
As a citizen of the great city of Chicago, I find it impossible to root against the White Sox. The White Sox organization has been much more consistent, in my lifetime at least, at putting a winning ballclub on the field.
The same historical development that turned the citizen into a client transformed the worker from a producer into a consumer.
Before you're a writer, you're a citizen, a human being, and therefore the weapons of the citizen are at your disposal to use or not use.
My task as a citizen is to get the government to do more good and less inefficient and wasteful work.
A man is a better citizen of the United States for being also a loyal citizen of his state and of his city; for being loyal to his family and to his profession or trade; for being loyal to his college or his lodge.
Louis D. Brandeis
My ideal citizen is the self-employed, homeschooling, IRA-owning guy with a concealed-carry permit.
I was born in Belgium. I went to school in England and in Switzerland, then I came to America, so I really feel like I am a citizen of the world.
Diane von Furstenberg
Tonight - by taking this solemn oath - I am no longer a private citizen but the Mayor of the City of Chicago.
An American citizen is not going to be extradited to Japan for saving whales.
To my wife, I'm not Herbie Hancock the musician. I'm her husband. When I'm talking to a neighbor, I'm a neighbor. When I vote, I'm a citizen.
A national security letter cannot be used to authorize eavesdropping or to read the contents of e-mail. But it does permit investigators to trace revealing paths through the private affairs of a modern digital citizen.
You would have a huge statelessness problem if you don't consider a child born abroad a U.S. citizen.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
I discovered Orson Welles in college; my freshman English professor screened 'Citizen Kane' for us, and I wound up writing a 20-page term paper on it.
I'm a very law-abiding citizen, and I've never consciously broken any law. I get nervous just jaywalking in Los Angeles!
The Growing Smarter laws now in place compel every community to plan their future growth and allow every citizen the right to be heard when those decisions are made.
Jane D. Hull
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
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