Quotes: communities

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  • Bobby Seale
    Bobby Seale
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    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.
  • Bill Delahunt
    Bill Delahunt
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    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.
  • Bill Lipinski
    Bill Lipinski
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    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.
  • Ben Parr
    Ben Parr
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    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
    James Fenimore Cooper
    American writer 1789-1851
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    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.
  • Bob Taft
    Bob Taft
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    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.
  • Carl Levin
    Carl Levin
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    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.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Globalization is exposing new fault lines - between urban and rural communities, for example.
  • Bob Ney
    Bob Ney
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    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.
  • Bruce Nordstrom
    Bruce Nordstrom
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    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.
  • J. A. Dever
    J. A. Dever
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    In communities where men build ships for their own sons to fish or fight from, quality is never a problem
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    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
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    Individualities may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation.
    Source: Speech in Manchester (1866)
  • Ben Edwards
    Ben Edwards
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    Inherently participatory in nature, Community Video focusing on using video to enable communities to communicate amongst themselves as well as with others.
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
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    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.
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