Quotes of the Day for 20 May 2001 – Community
Yesterday was the annual meeting of the community association in our neighborhood. I'm proud to report that I was elected as a trustee for the next two years, and almost as proud that my loss in the race for the post of vice president was close. Here are some quotes on Community.
A community is like a ship, everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
- Henrik Ibsen
Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo
What people say behind your back is your standing in the community.
- Edgar Watson Howe
Water, everywhere over the earth, flows to join together. A single natural law controls it. Each human is a member of a community and should work within it.
- The I Ching
The community stagnates without the impulse of the individual. The impulse dies away without the sympathy of the community.
- William James, 1842 - 1910
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