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American political activist 1936-
A people who have suffered so much for so long at hands of a racist society must draw the line somewhere.... the black communities of America must rise up as one man to halt the progression of a trend that leads inevitably to their total destruction.
American lawyer and politician 1941-
Brick and mortar businesses - and the communities that depend on them - cannot continue to bear an unfair sales tax burden from which their on-line competitors are effectively exempt.
American politician 1937-
Communities and neighborhoods are affected. Idling trains, traffic backups, grade crossing accidents and other safety issues all affect the quality of life in our neighborhoods.
American journalist, author, venture capitalist 1985-
Entrepreneurs may be brutally honest, but fostering relationships with partners and building enduring communities requires empathy, self-sacrifice and a willingness to help others without expecting anything in return.
James Fenimore Cooper
American writer 1789-1851
Equality, in a social sense, may be divided into that of condition and that of rights. Equality of condition is incompatible with civilization, and is found only to exist in those communities that are but slightly removed from the savage state. In practice, it can only mean a common misery.
American politician and attorney 1942-
Everything depends on a good job - strong families, strong communities, the pursuit of the American dream, and a tax base to support schools for our kids and services for our seniors.
American attorney 1934-
Firefighters are essential to the safety and security of our local communities. We owe it to these men and women to provide them with better training and equipment so they can do their jobs more effectively and safely.
South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
Globalization is exposing new fault lines - between urban and rural communities, for example.
American politician 1954-
Homeowners and business owners across the country agreed to pay premiums, communities agreed to adopt building codes to mitigate flood dangers, and the Federal Government agreed to provide insurance coverage to policyholders after a disaster.
American businessman 1933-
I'm not sure how to say this without making it sound corny, but I honestly feel this is the way to run a business. Our work force needs to mirror these communities, and we've got to get aggressive in recruiting and promoting minorities.
In communities where men build ships for their own sons to fish or fight from, quality is never a problem
American statesman 1809-1865
In this and like communities, public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it nothing can succeed.Source: Speech Chicago, december 1856
English statesman and writer 1804-1881
Individualities may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation.Source: Speech in Manchester (1866)
American molecular biologist
It's incorrect to think of bacteria as these asocial, single cells. They are individual cells, but they act in communities, exactly the way people do.
Benjamin Todd Jealous
American civic leader and politician 1973-
Last century we needed lawyers; this century we need big, broad coalitions. When extremists decide to attack all our communities, they must hope that there will be infighting. But we have stood all for one and one for all. That is how we will win.
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