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  • Bill Vaughan
    Bill Vaughan
    American columnist and author 1915-1977
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    A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
  • Barbara Boxer
    Barbara Boxer
    American politician 1940-
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    Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth, their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress, or any President.
  • D.B.C. Pierre
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    A movie grants a visa. A book makes you a citizen.
    Source: Release the Bats: Writing Your Way Out Of It
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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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.
  • Bernhard Schlink
    Bernhard Schlink
    German lawyer, academic, and novelist 1944-
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    As a citizen and someone who was a judge on the constitutional law court for 18 years, I feel whenever I can raise my voice with the hope of being heard I need to do it, but I wouldn't assign a special wisdom and responsibility to writers.
  • Billy Corgan
    Billy Corgan
    American musician, singer and songwriter 1967-
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    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.
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson
    Neil deGrasse Tyson
    American astrophysicist, planetary scientist and author 1958-
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    As a citizen, as a public scientist, I can tell you that Einstein essentially overturned a so strongly established paradigm of science, whereas Darwin didn't really overturn a science paradigm.
  • Aeschines
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    Be assured, fellow citizens, that in a democracy it is the laws that guard the person of the citizen and the constitution of the state, whereas the despot and the oligarch find their protection in suspicion and in armed guards.
  • Carly Fiorina
    Carly Fiorina
    American businesswoman and political 1954-
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    But ours was intended to be a citizen government. It is what of, by and for the people means. And when our most important issue in California is the creation of jobs, I think it's quite helpful to have someone in the U.S. Senate or in the governor's seat who actually knows where jobs come from.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Certainly one of the highest duties of the citizen is a scrupulous obedience to the laws of the nation. But it is not the highest duty.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    Every citizen should be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state.
  • Gordon B. Hinckley
    Gordon B. Hinckley
    American religious leader and author 1995-2008
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    Every good citizen adds to the strength of a nation.
  • Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson
    American president (7th) 1767-1845
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    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.
  • Bao Dai
    Bao Dai
    Vietnamese emperor 1913-1997
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    Henceforth, we shall be happy to be a free citizen in an independent country.
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    I am not an Athenian, nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
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