Citizens Related Quotes

Nonfiction writers are second-class citizens, the Ellis Island of literature. We just can't quite get in. And yes, it pisses me off.

William Styron

The fundamental purpose of government is to protect its citizens.

Arlen Specter

I am often accused of interfering in the private lives of citizens. Yes, if I did not, had I not done that, we wouldn't be here today.

Lee Kuan Yew

States which used to communicate directly to their citizens now do so through the media, where their messages are reshaped by the logics of news values and commentary.

Geoff Mulgan

“We've had citizens with no connections to this case do weekly searches. If any leads come in, we go out and search again.”

Dena Erwin

To leave the number of births unrestricted, as is done in most states, inevitably causes poverty among the citizens, and poverty produces crime and faction.


I am grateful to the motherland and the people. I feel honored to fly into space on behalf of hundreds of millions of female Chinese citizens.

Liu Yang

There should exist among the citizens neither extreme poverty nor again excessive wealth, for both are productive of great evil.


“That particular exclusion has disproportionately affected black American citizens.”

Arthur Anderson

“I can only imagine what our citizens feel like when they watch this and read about this. I grow weary too.”

Doretha Edgecomb