Being civic minded means that you care about the community you live in. These best civic awareness slogans will encourage participation and outreach from local residents.
A constitutional democracy is in serious trouble if its citizenry does not have a certain degree of education and civic virtue.
A philosophical attempt to work out a universal history according to a natural plan directed to achieving the civic union of the human race must be regarded as possible and, indeed, as contributing to this end of Nature.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
And as a child I was filled with passionate admiration for acts of civic courage I had seen performed by an elderly military doctor, who was a friend of my family.
By its very definition, civic responsibility means taking a healthy role in the life of one’s community.
Citizens … should be practitioners of civic virtue in their conduct toward government. They should be ever willing to fulfill the duties of citizenship.
Civic education and civic responsibility should be taught in elementary school.
Civic participants don’t aim to make life better merely for members of the group. They want to improve even the lives of people who never participate.
Civics is not only how to run the country before it’s your turn to run the country; it is, in fact, the study of power, practical political power.
Distrust of authority should be the first civic duty.
Each social formation, through each of its material activities, exerts its influence upon the civic whole; and each of its ideas and ideals wins also its place and power.
Every country that aspires to become a nation needs its heroes, its eminent civic and moral leaders, and if it doesn’t have them, it’s our duty to invent them.
Every human has four endowments- self awareness, conscience, independent will and creative imagination. These give us the ultimate human freedom… The power to choose, to respond, to change.
Everyone knows that our current system is kind of like legalized prostitution. The corporate sector completely controls the civic sector.
I also helped write the five-page statement of principles that Civic Forum issued in late November. That was the first public expression of what the new government wanted to do.
I begin to feel like I was in the last generation of Americans who took a civics class.
I think there is a new awareness in this 21st century that design is as important to where and how we live as it is for museums, concert halls and civic buildings.
I think we may be seeing the beginnings of a resurgence of civic-mindedness in this country. Hopefully the younger generations, which came out in record numbers during the last presidential election, will pass their enthusiasm on to their children.
I’m a civic busybody and I’ve been blessed with an active career.
In civic life, I think that’s where you can debate what is good taste and what is acceptable to other people, and what’s gonna offend people.
It can be difficult to speak truth to power. Circumstances, however, have made doing so increasingly necessary.
It is poor civic hygiene to install technologies that could someday facilitate a police state.
It is the State which educates its citizens in civic virtue, gives them a consciousness of their mission and welds them into unity.
Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.
Media corporations have a civic responsibility not only to prevent fraud and financial abuse, but also to not corrupt or degrade our culture.
My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.
Our civic society is really all we have by way of nationhood.
Our disregard of civic and moral virtue as an educational priority is having a tangible effect on the attitudes, understanding and behavior of large portions of the youth population in the United States today.
Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the president or any other public official.
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.
Religious poetry, civic poetry, lyric or dramatic poetry are all categories of man’s expression which are valid only if the endorsement of formal content is valid.
Science, which is not so attached to ‘truth’ as it once was, but more to immediate ‘effectiveness’, is now drifting towards a decline, it’s civic fall from grace.
Self-awareness can’t be built on looking at our pluses and minuses before we look at the most basic essence of what we are.
The Civic University operates on a global scale but uses its location to form its identity.
The fact that so many of your people are today residents and citizens of the United States, lending their influence to our civic and economic life, which has meant so much to our development.
The first lesson in civics is that efficient government begins at home.
The freedoms that people have that flow from all civic institutions fundamentally come from the success of a market system.
The reason the government sells the census as your ticket to getting goodies – rather than as your civic duty – is that distributing goodies is now all the government does.
The walls are raised against honest men in civic life.
The weakling and the coward cannot be saved by honesty alone; but without honesty the brave and able man is merely a civic wild beast who should be hunted down by every lover of righteousness.
The word ‘campaign’ is a war term. So when you go into a campaign you just prepare to go to war. If you think this is an exercise in civic activity… then you are going to be surprised.
There’s a civic nationalism in Britain and dozens of other countries.
Third, and finally, the educated citizen has an obligation to uphold the law. This is the obligation of every citizen in a free and peaceful society–but the educated citizen has a special responsibility by the virtue of his greater understanding.
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.
Voting is a civic sacrament – the highest responsibility we have as Americans.
We know these men are professionals whose services are up for bid and whose bags are packed, and yet we call them our own and take personal, even civic pride in their accomplishments.
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.
Well, if there is a spectrum between ethnic and civic forms of nationalism, which is a rather schematic way of looking at it, all nationalism contains elements of both, but Scotland is very far on the civic end of the spectrum.
Where are our Men of abilities? Why do they not come forth to save their Country?
Without civic morality communities perish; without personal morality their survival has no value.
You learn about equality in history and civics, but you find out life is not really like that.
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