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Quotations about Community


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I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live. ~George Bernard Shaw


The impersonal hand of government can never replace the helping hand of a neighbor. ~Hubert H. Humphrey


One is a member of a country, a profession, a civilization, a religion. One is not just a man. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wartime Writings 1939-1944, translated from French by Norah Purcell


While the spirit of neighborliness was important on the frontier because neighbors were so few, it is even more important now because our neighbors are so many. ~Lady Bird Johnson


The challenges we face are far too big to be solved by a few chosen people. It’s all of our jobs to work for each other now. To believe in our own efficacy to help our communities. Not to solve the problems of the world, but to help the people around us in any and every way we can. That feels right to me. ~Jeb Dickerson, 2019


Each of us is a being in himself and a being in society, each of us needs to understand himself and understand others, take care of others and be taken care of himself. ~Haniel Clark Long


We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future. ~Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1940


Every individual has a place to fill in the world and is important in some respect whether he chooses to be so or not. ~Nathaniel Hawthorne


"Independence"... [is] middle-class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth. ~G.B. Shaw, Pygmalion, 1912


A machine has value only as it produces more than it consumes — so check your value to the community. ~Martin H. Fischer (1879–1962)


On this shrunken globe, men can no longer live as strangers. ~Adlai E. Stevenson


I nod to a passing stranger, and the stranger nods back, and two human beings go off, feeling a little less anonymous. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


We are all benefactors and beneficiaries, since dependent upon each other. ~James Lendall Basford (1845–1915), Seven Seventy Seven Sensations, 1897


Man’s greatest blunder has been in trying to make peace with the skies instead of making peace with his neighbors. ~Elbert Hubbard


In the end, poverty, putridity and pestilence; work, wealth and worry; health, happiness and hell, all simmer down into village problems. ~Martin H. Fischer (1879–1962)


A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor’s. ~Richard Whately


We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men. ~Herman Melville



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