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Community Quotes

Have you ever thought how it would be to live outside the close comforts of your friends, family and neighborhood? Yes, you will have to bid adieu to all the games, parties, picnics, get together, and many other such things where together as a community you share your time, laughter, joy and happiness with your family and neighbors. Human beings are social creatures, and so for us sharing and caring in intimacy is an important part of life. No one wants to stay away from the warmth and bonding of the community except perhaps an antisocial or a hermit. Read the community quotes given below to find out what living unitedly in a community is all about.

Robert Kennedy, Jr.

I always saw pollution as theft, and I always thought, 'Why should somebody be able to pollute the air, which belongs to all of us, or destroy a river or a waterway, which is supposed to belong to the whole community?'

Tupac Shakur

I'm a reflection of the community.

I'm open about having bipolar disorder. I'm open about being of mixed race. I'm open about being bisexual, and I have this wantingness to talk about it, and for me, it's about more than being a role model for any specific community.

Mandy Moore

Pneumonia is a disease that often flies under the radar of not just the public but even the global health community. It kills more children under 5 years old every year than AIDS, malaria, and measles combined.

Health Children
Dwyane Wade

The thing is, I don't do these things for recognition, being a good teammate, being a positive member of the community. I do them because those things make me whole and complete.

Mitch Albom

The way you get meaning into your life is to devote yourself to loving others, devote yourself to your community around you, and devote yourself to creating something that gives you purpose and meaning.

B. R. Ambedkar

I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.

I got expelled from high school, and then did my exams from home. I decided, through that experience, that I was going to expediate my plan and didn't go to university. Instead, I went to a community college and studied the theory and history of film with the idea that I wanted to write and direct.

Andrew Carnegie

Surplus wealth is a sacred trust which its possessor is bound to administer in his lifetime for the good of the community.

Ambrose Bierce

Marriage, n: the state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making in all, two.

Marriage
Ted Cruz

Look, I think Hispanic community - the values that resonate in our community are fundamentally conservative. They are faith, family and patriotism.

Dorothy Day

We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community.

Charlie McDowell

When I lived in Ojai, I did community theater, and I was intrigued by acting.

Acting
Jeff Bridges

The way to change the world is through individual responsibility and taking local action in your own community.

Michael Schumacher

When you are part of a community for 14 years, it inevitably shapes you. I will always have a part of Ferrari beside me; a part of my heart will always be red.

Robert Kennedy

Every society gets the kind of criminal it deserves. What is equally true is that every community gets the kind of law enforcement it insists on.

Dorothy Day

The legal battle against segregation is won, but the community battle goes on.

Joe Biden

My father used to have an expression. He'd say, 'Joey, a job is about a lot more than a paycheck. It's about your dignity. It's about respect. It's about your place in your community.'

Steve Nash

I am a huge believer in giving back and helping out in the community and the world. Think globally, act locally I suppose. I believe that the measure of a person's life is the affect they have on others.

Zoe Kravitz

I live in Brooklyn, in Williamsburg, so I just like to wander around. Williamsburg's such a cool little neighborhood community spot.

Warren G. Bennis

Learning in a face-to-face human community, as humans have evolved to do over hundreds of thousands of years, may always be the ideal - especially in an endeavor that is as relationship-driven as business.

Many Americans don't know anyone in the military, so they aren't aware that, on average, a military child attends six to nine schools by the time he or she graduates from high school. Through each transition, the children have to leave their friends, try out for new sports teams and adjust to a new school community.

When everyone at school is speaking one language, and a lot of your classmates' parents also speak it, and you go home and see that your community is different -there is a sense of shame attached to that. It really takes growing up to treasure the specialness of being different.

Ted Cruz

I think the Hispanic community, the values that resonate in our community, are fundamentally conservative. They are faith, family, patriotism.

Michelle Williams

I started acting as a child in Community Theatre but I didn't do any serious stuff. It was all musicals like 'Annie' and 'Wizard of Oz.' I was always in the chorus.

John Stuart Mill

The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant.

Stephen Breyer

Well, just that there would be somebody in the office and the voters - it was more or less an understanding in the entire community, as long as that person was doing a good job on the merits, nobody was going to run against him.

Samuel L. Jackson

I just always knew that I lived in two worlds. There was the world of my house and community, but to make my way in that white world I had to modify the way I spoke and acted. I had to sometimes not make direct eye contact.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Law; an ordinance of reason for the common good, made by him who has care of the community.

Bill Bryson

Where I grew up, in Des Moines, Iowa, there is hardly any downtown economic activity now. Everybody shops in malls - you don't find a sense of community in malls.

Jill Biden

When students come to the community college, they're focused. They know what they want to do, and they have a certain amount of time to do it.

Robert Kennedy, Jr.

Water keepers patrol local waterways and prosecute polluters. Essentially, they act as the community's coast guard.

I started doing '30 Rock' and started writing 'Mystery Team' at the beginning of that. While I was doing 'Mystery Team,' I started practicing stand-up. While I was doing stand up, I got 'Community.' It's like I planted trees six years ago, and now they have fruit.

My manager lives on my block; four of the apartments in my apartment complex of seven are people I know. It's a really close-knit community, and almost everyone on these few blocks are artists or graphic designers, because we live right on the cusp of a warehouse district.

Cameron Diaz

You haven't partied until you've partied at dawn in complete silence with Buddhist monks.

Lady Gaga

I think tolerance and acceptance and love is something that feeds every community.

Love Tolerance
Brett Kavanaugh

I am part of the vibrant Catholic community in the D.C. area. The members of that community disagree about many things, but we are united by a commitment to serve.

Jon Jones

A lot of coaches in MMA focus on MMA wrestling. My coach, his high school team is ranked 10th in the nation. Izzy Martinez is very connected to the wrestling community.

Billy Beane

I love what I do. That's one of the reasons I've stayed. I love the community; I love driving to work.

Lisa Bonet

A group of us started a community center in Santa Monica. We've tried different programs, and three have worked really well. A poetry group. Once a week we visit Venice High and talk to girls at risk.

Chris Rock

After I left high school and got my GED, I studied broadcast journalism for a year at a community college.

Kamala Harris

We don't want to promote any system that treats the fact that an individual is LGBT as a personality disorder. And anything that perpetuates that perception is harmful - not only to that member of the community but the entire community.

Lindsey Graham

The intelligence community gets hurt through sequestration.

Sarah Paulson

If my life choices had to be predicated based on what was expected of me from a community on either side, that's going to make me feel really straitjacketed, and I don't want to feel that.

The black characters on TV are the sidekicks, or they're insignificant. You could put all the black sidekicks on one show, and it would be the most boring, one-dimensional show ever. Even look at the black women on 'Community' and 'Parks and Recreation' - they are the archetype of the large black women on television. Snide and sassy.

Roy Jones Jr.

After my arrival in Russia, I saw that there is a large community of boxers. I also felt appreciated in Russia. Maybe even a lot more than I was valued and appreciated in my own country.

Jason Bateman

The comedy community is very friendly right now. I think that's why you see all the synergy and people doing each other's movies.

Rashida Jones

I'm lucky because I have so many clashing cultural, racial things going on: black, Jewish, Irish, Portuguese, Cherokee. I can float and be part of any community I want.

Luck
Donald Glover

The only reason I'm able to do music is because I'm making money on 'Community.' If I wasn't, I couldn't pay for things.

Sarah Jessica Parker

Read the editorial page of your local paper. It introduces you to opinion and can be terrifically provocative and perhaps a great motivating force for you to get involved in your community, regardless of your political ideology.

Andrew Cuomo

Fear has never built a community. And fear will never build a nation.

Tulsi Gabbard

In my past, I said and believed things that were wrong and - worse - hurtful to the LGBTQ+ community and their loved ones.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

We have a political culture of intimidation, of favoring, of patronage, and of fear, and that is no way for a community to be governed.

Bobby Seale

I am not a hoodlum. I'm a community organizer.

In terms of theater, there's not a more supportive theater community than in New York. It's really kind of a real thrill to go there. I mean, don't forget, I'm a boy from the suburbs of Sydney, so getting to New York is a huge, huge thrill.

The prison-industrial complex, poverty, and the school system has more effect on a young black male in America than Jay-Z does, by far. And that's not a diss to Jay-Z. The crime rate in the black community was high before hip hop. Rapping about it is just a reflection of the life a lot of people are living.

Robert Kennedy

No one needs to tell me about the importance of the free press in a democratic society or about the essential role a newspaper can play in its community.

Kendall Jenner

When I was younger, we lived in a horse community.

Bobby Seale

The first point was we wanted power to determine our own destiny in our own black community. And what we had done is, we wanted to write a program that was straightforward to the people. We didn't want to give a long dissertation.

My mother and dad were big animal lovers, too. I just don't know how I would have lived without animals around me. I'm fascinated by them - both domestic pets and the wild community. They just are the most interesting things in the world to me, and it's made such a difference in my lifetime.

World Pets
Gavin Newsom

President Trump is quick to attack American students, immigrants, women, the LGBT community, journalists, and our international allies but he is either too weak or too ignorant to stand up to white supremacists and others who spew hatred.

Chuck Palahniuk

My books are always about somebody who is taken from aloneness and isolation - often elevated loneliness - to community. It may be a denigrated community that is filthy and poor, but they are not alone; they are with people.

Dennis Rodman

I understand what rappers are talking about. I think rap is less about educating people about the black community and more about making money.

Snoop Dogg

That's how we do it in the black community; we give back to the people who made us who we are. We never forget that.

Amber Heard

I am a proud member of the LGBT community and could never bear the idea that someone could say I was closeted.

My maternal grandma was a tough, tough lady and a stern woman, who lost her husband young and raised six kids by herself. She lived in a mining community in Upstate New York and ran a boarding house for miners. She took care of an entire family and miners who lived in the house as well.

Candace Owens

The black community is broken up in general.

Cynthia Nixon

I believe we all have different ways we came to the gay community and we can't and shouldn't be pigeon-holed into one cultural narrative which can be uninclusive and disempowering.

No Hindu community, however low, will touch cow's flesh. On the other hand, there is no community which is really an Untouchable community which has not something to do with the dead cow. Some eat her flesh, some remove the skin, some manufacture articles out of her skin and bones.

Washington Irving

Who ever hears of fat men heading a riot, or herding together in turbulent mobs? No - no, your lean, hungry men who are continually worrying society, and setting the whole community by the ears.

Society Togetherness
Audre Lorde

I would like to do another piece of fiction dealing with a number of issues: Lesbian parenting, the 1960's, and interracial relationships in the Lesbian and Gay community.

Parenting
John Stuart Mill

I am not aware that any community has a right to force another to be civilized.

Macaulay Culkin

I'm not expecting the American literary community to welcome me with open arms. To them I'm just some schmuck kid who wrote some book.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

I'm used to people kind of knowing me in the community.

Toni Morrison

You need a whole community to raise a child. I have raised two children, alone.

Children Lonliness
Edgar Watson Howe

What people say behind your back is your standing in the community.

Ted Cruz

There is no more an enthusiastic advocate of legal immigration in the U.S. Senate than I am, and that is a message that resonates powerfully in the Hispanic community.

Jill Biden

Community colleges are the way of the future.

Michael J. Fox

I don't look at myself as a leader. I do look at myself as part of a community.

Will Smith

In black neighborhoods, everybody appreciated comedy about real life. In the white community, fantasy was funnier. I started looking for the jokes that were equally hilarious across the board, for totally different reasons.

Nelson Mandela

Whatever position I occupied, it was the result of colleagues - of my comrades in the movement - who had decided in their wisdom to use me for the purpose of focusing the attention of the country and the international community on me.

At Standing Rock, we experienced, first-hand, people coming together in their communities and trying to use the levers of representative democracy to try and say, 'We don't want this in our community; we don't want this in our backyard,' and corporations using their monetary influence to completely erode that process.

People Democracy Togetherness
Zoe Kravitz

I don't really go out, 'go out' that much anymore. I live in Brooklyn, in Williamsburg, so I just like to wander around. Williamsburg's such a cool little neighborhood community spot.

Ilhan Omar

I was a teenager when 9/11 happened. And I really was uncomfortable with many members of our community feeling like they had to strip themselves of their identity in order to mitigate the violence and the fears that they were feeling.

Tom Petty

There used to be this real sense of community integrity in rock. It has really eroded. Everyone seems to be on their own now.

Nick Jonas

I grew up here in New York City and New Jersey, performing on Broadway shows, surrounded by some of my closest friends from the LGBT community. My father, a minister from New Jersey, shaped my view that love is love, that we are all equal.

Nancy Pelosi

If you make - not have - $1 million a year, should you not participate in the sense of community of our country? I'm willing to put that on the table.

I was the person, I think, who first said the evening of September 11 that we shouldn't hold this against the Arab community, the Muslim community. We should focus on the individuals and that groups that were involved and not participate in group blame.

Caitlyn Jenner

I am not a spokesperson for the trans community, I am not. The media kind of projects me as being the spokesperson, but from my standpoint, I am not. I am a spokesperson for my story, and that's all I can tell.

William James

The community stagnates without the impulse of the individual. The impulse dies away without the sympathy of the community.

When my mom, Mercedes, and her younger sister, Juanita, first came from Puerto Rico, they were the youngest in the family. They had to jump into a new community and really learn English, assimilate, and adapt - and I saw that. I grew up in that community.

Barack Obama

With the changing economy, no one has lifetime employment. But community colleges provide lifetime employability.

I had role models in my community, guys that were older than me and played at university or on the national team. Eli Pasquale was always around UVic when I was a young player, and the national team was around Victoria a little bit, so I got to watch those guys and learn from them.

Ilhan Omar

My kids are part of the rest of my community and my wider family.

Joe Biden

For too long in this society, we have celebrated unrestrained individualism over common community.

Look, if you have somebody who doesn't have health insurance, who doesn't have a doctor or dentist, and in order to deal with their cold or flu or dental problem, they go to an emergency room - in general, that visit will cost ten times more than walking into a community health center.

Jennifer Garner

I'm still really close with everyone at home and their parents - and their brothers and sisters. I was so, so, so lucky to grow up as part of a community and I don't take that for granted. I try very hard to stay part of it.

Home Luck
Gavin Newsom

As Mayor, I will lead city government, businesses, and community groups to support innovative projects that will make San Francisco streets and public places vibrant and healthy.

Khloe Kardashian

On the weekend, I have a gym in my community. I try to do cardio. You just turn on some junk TV, and you don't realize what you're doing, and I love that.

When I was 17, I worked in a mentoring program in Harlem designed to improve the community. That's when I first gained an appreciation of the Harlem Renaissance, a time when African-Americans rose to prominence in American culture. For the first time, they were taken seriously as artists, musicians, writers, athletes, and as political thinkers.