The Powerful Word of the Month is Citizenship!
“Citizenship is about give and take. We must take pride in our community but we also must give of ourselves.” –Dr. Robyn Silverman
“Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.” –Franklin D. Roosevelt
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” –Margaret Mead
“A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor’s.” — Richard Whately
“As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled” –Victor Hugo
“Every good citizen makes his country’s honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defence and is conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.” –Andrew Jackson
“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.” — Theodore Roosevelt
“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.” –Susan B. Anthony
“The job of a citizen is to keep his mouth open.” –Gunther Grass
“Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.” –George Jean Nathan
It’s going to be a great month!