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Community Quotes

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George Bernard Shaw

“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, … Continue reading

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Nathaniel Hawthorne

“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

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Adlai E. Stevenson

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

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Martin H. Fischer

“In the end, poverty, putridity and pestilence; work, wealth and worry; health, happiness and hell, all simmer down into village problems.” – Martin H. Fischer

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Hubert H. Humphrey

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

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Lady Bird Johnson

“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

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Elbert Hubbard

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

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt

“We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.” – Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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Martin H. Fischer

“A machine has value only as it produces more than it consumes – so check your value to the community.” – Martin H. Fischer

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Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

“One is a member of a country, a profession, a civilization, a religion. One is not just a man.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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Haniel Long

“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 Long

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Mignon McLaughlin

“Few novels or plays could exist without at least one troublemaker in the group, and perhaps life couldn’t either.” – Mignon McLaughlin

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Mignon McLaughlin

“Few of us could bear to have ourselves for neighbors.” – Mignon McLaughlin

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Herman Melville

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