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Quotes of citizens

  1. I intend to travel to Okinawa and to visit with Okinawa officials and the citizens of Okinawa at an early date. I will send my best analysis of that situation, including the local attitudes, back to Washington, to the government there. – Howard H. Baker, Jr.
  2. I deplore the need or the use of troops anywhere to get American citizens to obey the orders of constituted courts. – Dwight D. Eisenhower
  3. Our citizens and those who have gone before us charted the broad outlines of where we need to go, and they would envy our opportunity to translate those dreams into action. And I believe they will judge us very harshly should we fail to act. – Dave Freudenthal
  4. Let the workers organize. Let the toilers assemble. Let their crystallized voice proclaim their injustices and demand their privileges. Let all thoughtful citizens sustain them, for the future of Labor is the future of America. – John L. Lewis
  5. Let us walk into the conference room as equals and not second class citizens – Martin McGuinness
  6. It is not only our duty to America, but also to Ireland. We could not hope to succeed in our effort to make Ireland a Republic without the moral and material support of the liberty -loving citizens of these United States. – Thomas F. Meagher
  7. Ideally citizens are to think of themselves as if they were legislators and ask themselves what statutes, supported by what reasons satisfying the criterion of reciprocity, they would think is most reasonable to enact. – John Rawls
  8. I have confidence that the Unitarian Church will steadily grow and will help to sustain many of my fellow citizens in these important days that lie ahead of us. – Leverett Saltonstall
  9. Murder is not the crime of criminals, but that of law -abiding citizens – Emmanuel Teney
  10. In short, the time has come for us as American and Iranian citizens to apply our mutual energy, intellect, and goodwill toward strengthening relations between our two countries, as their destinies are intertwined. – Cyrus Vance
  11. The real truth is that the Obama administration is professional at bullying, as we have witnessed with ACORN at work during the presidential campaign. It seems to me they are sending down their bullies to create fist fights among average American citizens who don't want a government -run health care plan forced upon them. – Jon Voight
  12. I'm always happy to have the President visit North Carolina. Unfortunately, the citizens of North Carolina who could be most adversely affected by the President's plan have not been invited to the discussion. – Mel Watt
  13. Make women rational creatures, and free citizens and they will quickly become good wives; - that is, if men do not neglect the duties of husbands and fathers. – Mary Wollstonecraft
  14. Joe Smith and Brigham Young laid out Independence, but very soon thereafter enough citizens of the county collected to drive them off, after several stubborn fights. – Cole Younger
  15. Ukraine must once again be revered and respected by its citizens as well as the East and the West. – Viktor Yushchenko

Usage examples for citizens

  1. I love nerve, and I've had a sort of respect for the Citizens Union lately, but the Union can't last. – Plunkitt of Tammany Hall by George Washington Plunkitt
  2. It was the duty of the Guard to protect the citizens of Georgia and the friendly Cherokees. – Stories Of Georgia 1896 by Joel Chandler Harris
  3. But the law is, of course, much stronger as to persons not citizens – Popular Law-making by Frederic Jesup Stimson
  4. My commission will be taken from me, and you fellows will be reduced to plain, every- day citizens once more. – Rodney The Partisan by Harry Castlemon
  5. Citizens meeting on the street never said: " Good morning, how do you feel to- day?" – Last Words by Stephen Crane
  6. He had to decline, because the citizens of Glarus were not willing to release him from his former engagement. – The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli by Johann Hottinger
  7. You two are both born citizens – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  8. But he did not, like Hanno, accept all the citizens – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
  9. We are citizens of this great Republic: and citizenship is a sacred thing: I hope we realize it. – The Negro and the elective franchise. A Series Of Papers And A Sermon (The American Negro Academy. Occasional Papers, No. 11.) by Archibald H. Grimké, Charles C. Cook, John Hope, John L. Love, Kelly Miller, and Rev. Frank J. Grimké
  10. There are within the United States millions of people who are not citizens according to the view of the Supreme Court of the United States. – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  11. They have seized the moment when the citizens are all in the hall away from the jail to do this thing. – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  12. Rome seemed very unlikely to be built in that day; and it might never have been restored, had not an accident- on which they put an ominous construction- caused the citizens to proceed to the re- construction of their city. – The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott Becket
  13. We are free American citizens – Recollections of a Varied Life by George Cary Eggleston
  14. Several prominent citizens came in to compliment them on their enterprise and to wish them good luck. – The Spoilers of the Valley by Robert Watson
  15. Therefore the citizens some of them their own workmen, gathered there, for they did not think that Red Martin and Foy van Goorl would be taken easily. – Lysbeth A Tale Of The Dutch by H. Rider Haggard
  16. I'm not like other citizens o' Pointview. – Keeping up with Lizzie by Irving Bacheller
  17. That he was not originally intended for the turf was evident from the fact that he made his first appearance in Government employ; and it was not until he had nearly killed four telegraph messengers and two important citizens that he was deemed unfit for the public service. – A Crime of the Under-seas by Guy Boothby
  18. Tartarin set his fellow- citizens at ease. – Tartarin of Tarascon by Alphonse Daudet
  19. Some men are not made to be scholars, and may be very worthy citizens and gentlemen in spite of their ignorance. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  20. So people dream of " all citizens of the State having to stand side by side, with equal rights." – The Ego and His Own by Max Stirner