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  • Allen Ginsberg
    Allen Ginsberg
    American poet 1926-
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    Fortunately art is a community effort, a small but select community living in a spiritualized world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh.
  • I really want to clear my life so that I have to make as few decisions as possible about anything except how to best serve this community.
    Source: The Telegraph, 7 november 2014
  • Valerie Solanas
    Valerie Solanas
    American feminist and author 1936-1988
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    Our society is not a community, but merely a collection of isolated family units.
  • Thorstein Veblen
    Thorstein Veblen
    Norwegian-American economist and sociologist 1857-1929
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    The basis on which good repute in any highly organized industrial community ultimately rests is pecuniary strength; and the means of showing pecuniary strength, and so of gaining or retaining a good name, are leisure and a conspicuous consumption of goods
  • Al Sharpton
    Al Sharpton
    American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
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    The promise of America is one immigration policy for all who seek to enter our shores, whether they come from Mexico, Haiti or Canada, there must be one set of rules for everybody. We cannot welcome those to come and then try and act as though any culture will not be respected or treated inferior. We cannot look at the Latino community and preach 'one language.' No one gave them an English test before they sent them to Iraq to fight for America.
  • Paul Goodman
    Paul Goodman
    American writer, poet, criticus 1911-1972
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    When a village ceases to be a community, it becomes oppressive in its narrow conformity. So one becomes an individual and migrates to the city. There, finding others like-minded, one re-establishes a village community. Nowadays only New Yorkers are yokels.
  • A city is a large community where people are lonesome together.
  • A. Philip Randolph
    A. Philip Randolph
    American labor unionist and civil rights activist 1889-1979
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    A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    A community is like the ones who govern it.
  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    A community is made up of intimate relationships among diversified types of individuals--a kinship group, a local group, a neighborhood, a village, a large family.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Bill Kurtis
    Bill Kurtis
    American television journalist 1940-
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    A journalist enjoys a privileged position. In exchange for not being able to participate in the rough-and-tumble issues of a community, we are given license to observe it all, based on the understanding that we'll tell everyone what happens fairly and squarely. That's harder than it sounds.
  • Aldo Leopold
    Aldo Leopold
    American author, philosopher, naturalist and conservationist, 1887-1948
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    A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.
  • Cameron Sinclair
    Cameron Sinclair
    British architect and writer 1973-
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    A true architect is not an artist but an optimistic realist. They take a diverse number of stakeholders, extract needs, concerns, and dreams, then create a beautiful yet tangible solution that is loved by the users and the community at large. We create vessels in which life happens.
  • Robert M. Hutchins
    Robert M. Hutchins
    American educational philosopher 1899-1977
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    A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive short-wave facilities scattered ;about the globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals.
  • Adam Schiff
    Adam Schiff
    American lawyer and politician 1960-
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    America has a critical role to play as the most powerful member of the world community.
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