Almighty God, we make our earnest prayer that Thou wilt keep the United States in Thy holy protection; that Thou wilt incline the hearts of the citizens to cultivate a spirit of subordination and obedience to government
The right of every American to first-class citizenship is the most important issue of our time.
I feel that I am a citizen of the American dream and that the revolutionary struggle of which I am a part is a struggle against the American nightmare.
Every citizen or subject of another country, while domiciled here, is within the allegiance and the protection, and consequently subject to the jurisdiction, of the United States
No, I don't know that atheists should be considered as citizens, nor should they be considered as patriots. This is one nation under God.
The first requisite of a good citizen in this republic of ours is that he shall be able and willing to pull his own weight.
Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history
It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens; nor yet we, the male citizens; but we, the whole people, who formed the Union... Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less.
As citizens of this democracy, you are the rulers and the ruled, the law-givers and the law-abiding, the beginning and the end.
Gardens, scholars say, are the first sign of commitment to a community. When people plant corn they are saying, let's stay here. And by their connection to the land, they are connected to one another.
Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.
The best principles of our republic secure to all its citizens a perfect equality of rights.
Citizenship is what makes a republic; monarchies can get along without it
We're all citizens of the womb, before we subdivide into sexes and shades- this side, that side.
A passive and ignorant citizenry will never create a sustainable world.