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  • There is no patent recipe for getting good citizenship. You get it by applying the old, old rules of decent conduct, the rules in accordance with which decent men have had to shape their lives from the beginning .. fundamental precepts, put forth in the Bible and embodied consciously or unconsciously in the code of morals of every great and successful nation from antiquity to modern times.

  • No one is born a good citizen; no nation is born a democracy. Rather, both are processes that continue to evolve over a lifetime. Young people must be included from birth. A society that cuts off from its youth severs its lifeline.

  • Good government is no substitute for self-government.

    Mahatma Gandhi (2014). “Freedom's Battle: Being a Comprehensive Collection of Writings and Speeches on the Present Situation”, p.74, The Floating Press
  • Finally, cooking is good citizenship. It's the only way to get serious about putting locally raised foods into your diet, which keeps farmlands healthy and grocery money in the neighborhood.

    Barbara Kingsolver (2010). “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: Our Year of Seasonal Eating”, p.130, Faber & Faber
  • My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.

    Inaugural Address, 20 Jan. 1961
  • The real breeders of discontent and alien doctrines of government and philosophies subversive of good citizenship are such as these who take the law into their own hands.

    Labor and the Nation, delivered 3 September 1937 in Washington D.C.
  • It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.

  • At the 1894 ALA conference it was fairly well agreed that the primary goal of the public library must be to teach good citizenship. Libraries recognized that such "Americanization" could be achieved through literacy. Thus, teaching immigrants to read was not just a benefit in and of itself; literacy would also serve the interests of democracy.

  • It is true that legality is not morality, and sticking to the law is necessary for good citizenship, but it is not sufficient.

  • The objectives of education and industry are identical. Both are interested in good citizenship, in serving society, in a better life-and both firmly believe in freedom.

  • My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.

    The Rights of Man pt. 2, ch. 5 (1792)
  • 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.

    Speech, New York, N.Y., 11 Nov. 1902
  • 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 its conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.

    "Personal Quotes/ Biography".
  • I have long had a tendency to tie marksmanship to morality. The essence of good marksmanship is self-control, and self-control is the essence of good citizenship. It is too easy to say that a good shot is automatically a good man, but it would be equally incorrect to ignore the connection.

    Gun   Men   Self  
  • There are so many intellectual and moral angels battling for rationalism, good citizenship, and pure spirituality; so many and such eminent ones, so very vocal and authoritative! The poor devil in man needs all the support and advocacy he can get. The artist is his natural champion. When an artist deserts to the side of the angels, it is the most odious of treasons.

    Angel   Artist   Men  
    Aldous Huxley (1970). “Collected Works: Do what you will”
  • Applied good taste is a mark of good citizenship. Ugliness is a from of anarchy.. ugly cities, ugly advertising, ugly lives produce bad citizens.

    Life   Cities   Citizens  
  • The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion.

  • It is now no more that toleration is spoken of, as if it was by the indulgence of one class of people, that another enjoyed the exercise of their inherent natural rights. For happily the government of the United States, which gives to bigotry no sanction - to persecution no assistance, requires only that they who live under its protection should demean themselves as good citizens.

    George Washington, John Clement Fitzpatrick, David Maydole Matteson (1792). “The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources, 1745-1799”, p.93
  • Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.

    Daniel Webster (1830). “Speeches and Forensic Arguments”, p.53
  • Our immigration system is a broken system that needs to be fixed. We need reform that provides hardworking people of good character with a real path towards citizenship.

    Real   Character   People  
  • Bad officials are the ones elected by good citizens who do not vote.

  • I would not be interested in writing if I didn't feel that what I wrote was an act of good citizenship or an attempt, at any rate, to be a good citizen.

    "Conversations with Kurt Vonnegut".
  • Citizenship consists in the service of the country.

    Jawaharlal Nehru (1949). “Speeches”
  • The establishment of the National Park Service is justified by considerations of good administration, of the value of natural beauty as a National asset, and of the effectiveness of outdoor life and recreation in the production of good citizenship.

    Theodore Roosevelt (2010). “The Green Roosevelt: Theodore Roosevelt in Appreciation of Wilderness, Wildlife, and Wild Places”, p.300, Cambria Press
  • In the future, we will play games while floating naked in a tank of warm, sensory-depriving gelatin. Games will be distributed chemically, into the gelatin, and absorbed into the player's skin. The gelatin will be Lingonberry-flavored, and the games will encourage good citizenship.

    Player   Games   Skins  
  • Good citizenship and defending democracy means living up to the ideals and values that make this country great.

  • Young people must be included from birth. A society that cuts itself off from its youth severs its lifeline; it is condemned to bleed to death.

    Cutting   People   Youth  
    "Young People, the Change Makers!" by Marsida Bandilli, August 17, 2015.
  • Just to pile up money for my own sake, I just can't view that as good citizenship.

  • Citizenship comes first today in our crowded world... No man can enjoy the privileges of education and thereafter with a clear conscience break his contract with society. To respect that contract is to be mature, to strengthen it is to be a good citizen, to do more than your share under it is noble.

  • The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country.

    Loyalty   Country   Tests  
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