Citizen

Famous quotes containing the word citizen:

    While the system of holding people in hostage is as old as the oldest war, a fresher note is introduced when a tyrannic state is at war with its own subjects and may hold any citizen in hostage with no law to restrain it.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)

    For the nation’s rise and fall every citizen has a responsibility.
    Chinese proverb.

    I beg you to speak of Woman as you do of the Negro—speak of her as a human being, as a citizen of the United States, as a half of the people in whose hands lies the destiny of this Nation.
    Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906)