Community Quotes



“Every successful individual knows that his or her achievement depends on a community of persons working together.” – Paul Ryan

“We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community… Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.” – Cesar Chavez

“Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo

“Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing.” – Rollo May

“A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.” – Henrik Ibsen

“I’m a reflection of the community.” – Tupac Shakur

“Social media is not about the exploitation of technology but service to community.” – Simon Mainwaring

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

“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

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

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

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

“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

“We can never get a re-creation of community and heal our society without giving our citizens a sense of belonging.” – Patch Adams

“Men exist for the sake of one another. Teach them then or bear with them.” – Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

“ A man not only needs to know how to fish, he needs to have the freedom to do it and a place to do it. That’s where community comes in. We have to help each other.” – Bill Ayres

“A community is a group of people who have come together, and they work and they live to try and improve the standard of living and quality of life – and I don’t mean money. “ – William Baldwin

“It is vain to talk of the interest of the community, without understanding what is the interest of the individual” – Jeremy Bentham

“How does one keep from “growing old inside”? Surely only in community. The only way to make friends with time is to stay friends with people…. Taking community seriously not only gives us the companionship we need, it also relieves us of the notion that we are indispensable.” – Robert McAfee Brown

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