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:

    A mechanism of some kind stands between us and almost every act of our lives.
    Sarah Patton Boyle, U.S. civil rights activist and author. The Desegregated Heart, part 3, ch. 2 (1962)

    I wish to see, in process of disappearing, that only thing which ever could bring this nation to civil war.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)

    Over thy wounds now do I prophesy
    ...
    A curse shall light upon the limbs of men,
    Domestic fury and fierce civil strife
    Shall cumber all the parts of Italy.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)