Civil

Civil may refer to:

  • Civic virtue, or civility
  • Civil action, or lawsuit
  • Civil affairs
  • Civil and political rights
  • Civil disobedience
  • Civil engineering
  • Civilian, someone not a member of armed forces
  • Civil law (disambiguation), multiple meanings
  • Civil liberties
  • Civil religion
  • Civil service
  • Civil society
  • Civil war

Famous quotes containing the word civil:

    Children’s liberation is the next item on our civil rights shopping list.
    Letty Cottin Pogrebin (b. 1939)

    The Count is neither sad, nor sick, nor merry, nor well; but civil count, civil as an orange, and something of that jealous complexion.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    This declared indifference, but as I must think, covert real zeal for the spread of slavery, I can not but hate. I hate it because of the monstrous injustice of slavery itself. I hate it because it deprives our republican example of its just influence in the world ... and especially because it forces so many really good men amongst ourselves into an open war with the very fundamental principles of civil liberty.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)