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- The best political community is formed by citizens of the middle class.
- Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC), Politics
- Isn't everyone a part of everyone else?
- Budd Schulberg, O Magazine, November 2003
- First it is necessary to stand on your own two feet. But the minute a man finds himself in that position, the next thing he should do is reach out his arms.
- Kristin Hunter, O Magazine, November 2003
- Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead (1901 - 1978)
- The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession.
- Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)
- But the life that no longer trust another human being and no longer forms ties to the political community is not a human life any longer.
- Martha Nussbaum, O Magazine, November 2003
- God creates men, but they choose each other.
- Niccolo Machiavelli (1469 - 1527), quoted in O Magazine, November 2003