Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Civic Quotes from famous persons: Ron Conway, John Thorn, Stormy Daniels, Walter Kaufmann, Allen Weinstein. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Civic Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.
I started sfCiti because I believed that technology companies needed to take a ‘One City’ approach and build a shared sense of community and civic responsibility in San Francisco.
We live in a world of increasing dependence on electronic records and retrieval, unprecedented security and preservation concerns, and insufficient attention to civic and democratic education.
People aren’t as stupid as the politicians think. More and more of us are laughing off our ‘civic duty‘ to vote, rejecting the role of compulsory constituent.
Since the 1970s, we have witnessed the forces of market fundamentalism strip education of its public values, critical content, and civic responsibilities as part of its broader goal of creating new subjects wedded to consumerism, risk-free relationships, and the destruction of the social state.
Mass incarceration and its never-ending human toll will be with us until we come to see that no crime justifies permanent civic death.
High levels of homeownership have been shown to foster greater involvement in school and civic organizations, higher graduation rates, and greater neighborhood stability.
Improvement of civic facilities is among our priorities, and for this purpose, education, health, infrastructure and transport sectors are being improved through revolutionary steps. Citizens will benefit from all these projects, and their living standard will be raised.
The bottom line is that we have entered an age when local communities need to invest in themselves. Federal and state dollars are becoming more and more scarce for American cities. Political and civic leaders in local communities need to make a compelling case for this investment.
We know that if we’re going to remain economically competitive in the world, and viable as a civic democracy, that we’re going to have to get more people educated to higher levels.
I was raised to believe that we all have a civic duty and a responsibility as Americans to improve our neighborhoods and our nation.
Festivals promote diversity, they bring neighbors into dialogue, they increase creativity, they offer opportunities for civic pride, they improve our general psychological well-being. In short, they make cities better places to live.
Voting is how we participate in a civic society – be it for president, be it for a municipal election. It’s the way we teach our children – in school elections – how to be citizens, and the importance of their voice.
Our ancestors went through so much in a fight for us to vote. So I believe that we should engage in all civic participation. It’s healthy engagement.
Public schooling fosters our common identity as Americans sharing a land of diversity. It promotes the American ideal of opportunity for all, not just some. It cultivates the civic values of respecting individuals as well as collective responsibility.
The judiciary wields enormous power but is utterly mysterious to most Americans. People know more about ‘American Idol‘ judges than Supreme Court judges. Done right, social media is a high-octane tool to boost civic awareness.
To me history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn’t just part of our civic responsibility. To me it’s an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is.
I believe we must go further in redefining what United‘s corporate citizenship looks like in our society… and we intend to live up to those higher expectations in the way we embody social responsibility and civic leadership everywhere we operate.
Parallel parking is desirable for two reasons: parked cars create a physical barrier and psychological buffer that protects pedestrians on the sidewalk from moving vehicles; and a rich supply of parallel parking can eliminate the need for parking lots, which are extremely destructive of the civic fabric.
As chief business affairs and legal officer, I am responsible for driving Airbnb‘s engagement strategy and civic partnership efforts as well as overseeing the company‘s global public policy, community mobilization, legal, communications, compliance, social initiatives, and philanthropy efforts.
The apex of my civic pride and personal contentment was reached on the bright September morning when I entered the public school.
There is this absurd assumption that the revitalisation of the public sphere is always a good thing. I think people tend to confuse ‘civic’ and ‘civil,’ and they believe that everything that is done by citizens is necessarily a good thing because you build a network, an association.
With the approaching winter the air quality in many Indian cities, especially in Delhi, becomes a public health hazard. Something so fundamental as breathing easy can no longer be taken for granted. It’s a wake-up call worthy of a civic revolution.
I believe an invitation from the Commission on Presidential Debates is similar to a draft notice – a civic responsibility.
The freedoms that people have that flow from all civic institutions fundamentally come from the success of a market system.
We’ve got to change the culture of riding the T. It is a civic space for community conversations, but everyone’s always really quiet on there.
You no more have the right to risk others by failing to vaccinate than you do by sending your child to school with a hunting knife. Vaccination isn’t a private choice but a civic obligation.
Distrust of authority should be the first civic duty.
A large majority of Americans believe that the U.N., not the U.S., should take the lead in working with Iraqis to transfer authentic sovereignty as well as in economic reconstruction and maintaining civic order.
The state has got to be its own master. The modalities of civic life may not be prescribed for it through any power standing outside of that state – be it a private person or be it a community superior, collateral, or subordinate to that state.
In some ways, it’s better that Obama got elected than McCain. I’d rather be stabbed in the chest with an Obama steak knife than to have been slowly bled to death with McCain paper cuts. Say what you will, but Obama has brought about a patriotic and civic renaissance, the likes of which I have never seen.
Home is the wellspring of personhood, where our identity takes root; where civic life begins. America is supposed to be a place where you can better yourself, your family, and your community.
My parents gave us a strong sense of civic responsibility.
Future public education will require involvement and collaboration among various local, civic, private and nonprofit entities, a concept I like to refer to as ‘community entrepreneurship.’
There’s a generation of people I think without a strong connection to family, to religion, to civic duty. They have a real disassociation from the problems of the world.
I cast my vote against Donald Trump. I did it without joy or enthusiasm. I did it out of civic duty and love for our country.
It is the State which educates its citizens in civic virtue, gives them a consciousness of their mission and welds them into unity.
Voting is a civic sacrament.
Evangelicals have, for decades, believed that the country was more conservative than not, more Christian than not. The bipartisanship on religious liberty and the civic faith of the country was conducive to that. Now they’ve woken up to a reality in the Obama years that this was a polite fiction.
The British Museum was founded with a civic purpose: to allow the citizen, through reasoned inquiry and comparison, to resist the certainties that endanger free society and are still among the greatest threats to our liberty.
A constitutional democracy is in serious trouble if its citizenry does not have a certain degree of education and civic virtue.
To restore the American experiment in democratic self-government, religious believers need to redouble their civic efforts. For without our active participation in politics, the government will continue to trample on our rights. The Constitution does not prevent people of faith from being active in politics.
If adolescent pregnancy prevention is to become a priority, then our strategy, as advocates, must contain two key elements: civic engagement and education.
I’ve spent my entire adult life encouraging minority communities to get involved in mainstream society, civic society.
Sanitation and cleanliness are among the humblest of the civic virtues, and it is easy to underestimate their significance.
Civic education and civic responsibility should be taught in elementary school.
Being the Queen is not all about singing, and being a diva is not all about singing. It has much to do with your service to people. And your social contributions to your community and your civic contributions as well.
We Nigerians must reclaim our sovereignty, our civic entitlements.
I’ve tried to be active in civic organizations as well as the Church.
I am confident that, as elected officials, we can work together with religious, business and civic leaders, as well as the LGBT community, to develop policies that treat all people with dignity and respect.
We need to encourage young women to run for office and become civic leaders in their own communities.
I believe Britishness is defined not on ethnic and exclusive grounds but through shared values; our history of tolerance, openness and internationalism; and our commitment to democracy and liberty, to civic duty and the public space.