300 Community Quotes

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Community Quotes

1. “It’s so important to have a genuine human regard for the people who work for you. To be a person of integrity, fight for people when they aren’t in the room, and do what you say you’re going to do.” – Ara Tucker

2. “There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about.” – Margaret J. Wheatley

3. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa

4. “In every community, there is work to be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it. – Marianne Williamson

5. “We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.” – Herman Melville

6. “The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” – Coretta Scott King

7. “Educate a boy, and you educate an individual. Educate a girl, and you educate a community.” – Adelaide Hoodless

8. “Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much” – Helen Keller

9. “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” – African Proverb

10. “I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live.” – George Bernard Shaw

11. “One can acquire everything in solitude except character.” – Stendhal

12. “Educate a boy, and you educate an individual. Educate a girl, and you educate a community.” – Adelaide Hoodless

13. “The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers & cities; but to know someone who thinks & feels with us, & who, though distant, is close to us in spirit, this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden.” – Goethe

14. “Strength lies in differences, not in similarities” – Stephen R. Covey

15. “I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort, where we overlap.” – Ani DiFranco

16. “There is immense power when a group of people with similar interests gets together to work toward the same goals.” – Idowu Koyenikan

17. “Diversity is about all of us, and about us having to figure out how to walk through this world together.” – Jacqueline Woodson

18. “We speak not only to tell other people what we think, but to tell ourselves what we think. Speech is a part of thought.” – Oliver Sacks

19. “Beauty is not who you are on the outside, it is the wisdom and time you gave away to save another struggling soul like you.” – Shannon L. Alder

20. “But many of us seek community solely to escape the fear of being alone. Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape.” – Bell Hooks

21. “A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert.” – Andrew Carnegie

22. “He who masters the power formed by a group of people working together has within his grasp one of the greatest powers known to man.” – Idowu Koyenikan

23. “One of the most important things you can do on this earth is to let people know they are not alone.” – Shannon L. Alder

24. “Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.” – H. Jackson Brown Jr.

25. “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” – Leo Buscaglia

26. “And there are never really endings, happy or otherwise. Things keep going on, they overlap and blur, your story is part of your sister’s story is part of many other stories, and there is no telling where any of them may lead.” – Erin Morgenstern

27. “Healing is impossible in loneliness; it is the opposite of loneliness. Conviviality is healing. To be healed we must come with all the other creatures to the feast of Creation.” – Wendell Berry

28. “Many people are good at talking about what they are doing, but in fact do little. Others do a lot but don’t talk about it; they are the ones who make a community live.” – Jean Vanier

29. “We don’t heal in isolation, but in community.” – S. Kelley Harrell

30. “To build community requires vigilant awareness of the work we must continually do to undermine all the socialization that leads us to behave in ways that perpetuate domination.” – bell hooks

31. “To like many people spontaneously and without effort is perhaps the greatest of all sources of personal happiness.” – Bertrand Russell

32. “Community is a sign that love is possible in a materialistic world where people so often either ignore or fight each other. It is a sign that we don’t need a lot of money to be happy – in fact, the opposite.” – Jean Vanier

33. “The smallest indivisible human unit is two people, not one; one is a fiction. From such nets of souls societies, the social world, human life springs.” – Tony Kushner

34. “You make a difference about your life it’s a knock on the head of mind setting your life you see the stars they shine across the way you build a bridge you make it shine the only way to make a difference is to help the community!” – Demi Lovato

35. “The freedom of affluence opposes and contradicts the freedom of community life.” – Wendell Berry

36. “We need to bridge our sense of loneliness and disconnection with a sense of community and continuity even if we must manufacture it from our time on the Web and our use of calling cards to connect long distance. We must “log on” somewhere, and if it is only in cyberspace, that is still far better than nowhere at all.” – Julia Cameron

37. “We of alien looks or words must stick together.” – C.J. Sansom

38. “A Christian community should do as Jesus did: propose and not impose. Its attraction must lie in the radiance cast by the love of brothers.” – Jean Vanier

39. “I believe that the community – in the fullest sense: a place and all its creatures – is the smallest unit of health and that to speak of the health of an isolated individual is a contradiction in terms.” – Wendell Berry

40. “All struggle, all resistance is – must be – concrete. And all struggle has a global resonance. If not here, then there. If not now, then soon. Elsewhere as well as here.” – Susan Sontag

41. “Happiness is good, but well-overrated: what we hate most are the very motivators that put us in gear. A man drifts along with little to contribute until something agitates him enough to make a difference, whether for himself or for his communities.” – Criss Jami

42. “Integrity is a powerful force, keeping you alive to others long after you’ve left their presence.” – Mollie Marti

43. “If you teach a boy, you educate an individual; but if you teach a girl, you educate a community.” – Greg Mortenson

44. “All too often we think of community in terms of being with folks like ourselves: the same class, same race, same ethnicity, same social standing and the like..I think we need to be wary: we need to work against the danger of evoking something that we don’t challenge ourselves to actually practice.” – Bell Hooks

45. “Every human activity can be put at the service of the divine and of love. We should all exercise our gift to build community.” – Jean Vanier

46. “A community that is growing rich and seeks only to defend its goods and its reputation is dying. It has ceased to grow in love. A community is alive when it is poor and its members feel they have to work together and remain united, if only to ensure that they can all eat tomorrow!” – Jean Vanier

47. “A growing community must integrate three elements: a life of silent prayer, a life of service and above all of listening to the poor, and a community life through which all its members can grow in their own gift.” – Jean Vanier

48. “Where there is not community, trust, respect, ethical behavior are difficult for the young to learn and for the old to maintain.” – Robert K. Greenleaf

49. “One of the pleasant things about small town life is that everyone, whether rich or poor, liked or disliked, has some kind of a role and place in the community. I never felt that living in a city – as I once did for a couple of years.” – Edward Abbey

50. “Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society, and also the key condition for a lively and dynamic world as we see today.” – Jinato Hu

51. “Culture was actually humanity’s attempt to extend the womb.” – Christopher Dawson

52. “Unanimous hatred is the greatest medicine for a human community.” – Aeschylus

53. “We live in a community of people not so that we can suppress and dominate each other or make each other miserable but so that we can better and more reliably satisfy all life’s healthy needs.” – Wilhelm Reich

54. “Isn’t it amazing that we are all made in God’s image, and yet there is so much diversity among his people?” – Desmond Tutu

55. “It is hard for us to recognize it now, but Peter and Paul were introducing the first Christian family to an entirely new community, a community that transcends the rigid hierarchy of human institutions, a community in which submission is mutual and all are free.” – Rachel Held Evans

56. “Many people seek fellowship because they are afraid to be alone… let him who cannot be alone beware of community. He will do harm to himself and to the community. Alone you stood before God when he called you; alone you had to answer that call; alone you had to struggle and pray; and alone you will die and give an account to God. You cannot escape yourself, for God has singled you out.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

57. “People will typically be more enthusiastic where they feel a sense of belonging and see themselves as part of a community than they will in a workplace in which each person is left to his own devices” – Alfie Kohn

58. “When a library is open, no matter its size or shape, democracy is open, too.” – Bill Moyers

59. “Modern society has perfected the art of making people not feel necessary.” – Sebastian Junger

60. “Soccer isn’t the same as Bach or Buddhism. But it is often more deeply felt than religion, and just as much a part of the community’s fabric, a repository of traditions.” – Franklin Foer

61. “When individuals and communities do not govern self, they risk being ruled by external forces that care less about the well-being of the village.” – T.F. Hodge

62. “It was a train full of strangers, and they were all the same.” – Cherie Priest

63. “… the forces of power, particularly corporate power, are impatient with what is adequate for a coherent community. Because power gains so little from community in the short run, it does not hesitate to destroy community for the long run.” – Wes Jackson

64. “Interest and enthusiasm are the wellspring of continually evolving community life: they create bonds which unite us whether we are young or old, nearby or far from each other; they allow human warmth and love to be the formative forces in personal and community life and striving.” – Henning Hansmann

65. “The same process that makes AA so effective – the power of a group to teach individuals how to believe – happens whenever people come together to help one another change. Belief is easier when it occurs within a community.” – Charles Duhigg

66. “Allow the way to your great work to be guided by your service to others.” – Mollie Marti

67. “The essence of community, its heart and soul, is the non-monetary exchange of value; things we do and share because we care for others, and for the good of the place.” – Dee Hock

68. “We must delight in each other, make others conditions our own, rejoice together, mourn together, labor and suffer together, always having before our eyes our commission and community in the work, our community as members of the same body.” – John Winthrop

69. “The closest natural area to you is the wild, naturally intelligent biological community within you.” – Michael J. Cohen

70. “As part of humanity, each of us is called to develop and share the unique gifts we are given.” – Mollie Marti

71. “This is about Us, with a capital U; everybody who looks like us, feels like us, and is experiencing this pain with us.” – Angie Thomas

72. “Community is composed of that which we don’t attempt to measure, for which we keep no record and ask no recompense. Most are things we cannot measure no matter how hard we try.” – Dee Hock

73. “… it does not matter if we are forgotten; what matters is the effect we have on those around us and those who come after us. What matters is how our own lives affect the larger, perpetual community of the living.” – Lynn Schooler

74. “The idea that we can be exactly what the other desires is a powerful fantasy.” – Sherry Turkle

75. “The more people that meet each other, the better it is for all of them.” – Fletcher Pratt

76. “The GR site has acquired its market value through the work of its community.” – G.R. Reader

77. “In modern societies, some members of ethnic minority groups do not want to feel compelled to heed the voices of their communities when participating as citizens.” – Michael Kenny

78. “As we search for a less extractive and polluting economic order, so that we may fit agriculture into the economy of a sustainable culture, community becomes the locus and metaphor for both agriculture and culture.” – Wes Jackson

79. “The village is coming back, like it or not.” – David Brin

80. “I grew up in libraries, and I hope I’ve learned never to take them for granted. A thriving library is the heart of its community, providing access to information and educational opportunities, bringing people together, leveling the playing field, and archiving our history.” – Josie Brown

81. “We are each born into a situation – a particular body (its race, sex, health), a set of ancestors, a community, a nation – and born into the stories told of each of these.” – Lewis Hyde

82. “When the highest value in a community is loyalty to the greater cause, meaning the continuity of the status quo, all means to this end are imbued with religious significance, and are thereby justified. “Hasidic Noir” – Pearl Abraham

83. “Without patriotism, that is, a sense of responsibility towards the society, a creature is not human to begin with.” – Abhijit Naskar

84. “The emphasis on doing everything together, rather than on the individualistic ‘I can do it myself, thank you,’ creates strong bonds to family and community. Decisions are made within the group setting.” – Synnove Mitchell

85. “Character means everything that is human about you… Character means a sense of community – character means a desire for learning and growth – character means the guts to admit and mend one’s own errors and shortcomings – character means the yearning for assimilation.” – Abhijit Naskar

86. “I want very much to live among my people, to learn who they are, now that I know with at least an uncertain certainty who I am.” – Ursula K. Le Guin

87. “In the Christian tradition, transformation always necessitates belonging, membership of a new, transformative, community” – Alex Clare-Young

88. “You don’t form a church intramural sports league. You build it over time.” – Chip Tudor

89. “The modern American is starved for trust, a sense of community, and a personal connection; these desires are revealed by viewing modern advertising.” – Zachariah Renfro

90. “Life is a delicate balance between the idea that we need others for almost everything and the striking reality that nobody owes you anything!” – Curtis Tyrone Jones

91. “Press on our spirits HOW to love each other, HOW to serve each other, HOW to comfort each other.” – Nicole Williams

92. “What is justice if not a common, everyday sense of community.” – Abhijit Naskar

93. “We are 100 percent individual and 100 percent a member of the community.” – Katherine Thanas

94. “But if you want to be a true professional, you will do something outside yourself, something to repair tears in your community, something to make life a little better for people less fortunate than you.” – Charmaine J. Forde

95. “God loves to defend his reputation. We we pray together, our needs become public. When he answers, his glory becomes public.” – Jamie Dunlop

96. “We’ll take care for each other, and we’ll all sleep together in a real pile.” – Spike Jonze

97. “If you spend eight hours of your day at work, and eight hours at home, there is no reason why your workplace should be any less of a community than your home.” – Sara Ishikawa

98. “… towns and buildings will not be able to become alive, unless they are made by all the people in society…” – Sara Ishikawa

99. “Mistakes were made. Bodies were broken. People were enslaved. We meant well. We tried our best. “Good intention” is a hall pass through history, a sleeping pill that ensures the Dream.” – Ta-Nehisi Coates

100. “Saints cannot exist without a community, as they require, like all of us, nurturance by a people who, while often unfaithful, preserve the habits necessary to learn the story of God.” – Stanley Hauerwas

101. “We cannot live with each other at the exclusion of each other for then the richness of our shared experience will die an impoverished death, and in the dying it will kill the dreams that we were both fighting for.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

102. “Success is not measured by what you have. It’s measured by what you give.” – Crystal Alexis Ingram

103. “Concern for the people should burn like the fire of God in your veins.” – Abhijit Naskar

104. “Be bold! Step out of your comfort zone, burn down the stereotypes, the labels, the categories, and build a community.” – Kaylee Stepkoski

105. “I am an individual and I respect my own individuality. But I am an individual and a member of a community. And a community has conditions. All the commandments – Thou Shalt Not – are about community” – Julius Nyerere

106. “Kindness kindles kinship and kinship kindles a sense of community.” – Abhijit Naskar

107. “Pseudocommunity is conflict-avoiding: true community is conflict-resolving.” – M. Scott Peck

108. “Societies and communities change – dictionaries are rewritten; people and ideas die off. The point is for us to develop so much that when we outgrow the awareness of the community, we willfully reach back to pull others forward with our knowledge.” – Ross Victory

109. “True church shouldn’t be about conformity, it’s about community.” – Rev. Kellen Roggenbuck

110. “Indeed, I would not achieve the integration I sought until I found two nutrients essential to so many survivors. First, I found community and then I found a way to contribute.” – Sue Klebold

111. “We are made beautiful and glorious not by the ways in which we differ from the rest of the biosphere, but by our place, perhaps unique in the universe, in this community of living things.” – William Sieghart

112. “As a community, we still emphasized the importance of familial ties but finally understood that the definition of family wasn’t about blood or even who or what you’d lost. It was about what gave you hope and who was willing to get involved.” – Mike Chen

113. “One thing I have seen spread faster than coronavirus: Connection – with family, friends, and our communities.” – Charles F. Glassman

114. “Puppies are born with the genes for love, but it still takes a village to raise a loving dog.” – Clive D.L. Wynne

115. “The time to act is not when everyone else does. The time to act is when everyone else has chosen not to.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

116. “It doesn’t take a village. Rather, it takes the God Who created the village.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

117. “This world is just a little place, just the red in the sky, before the sun rises, so let us keep fast hold of hands, that when the birds begin, none of us be missing.” – Emily Dickinson

118. “We are, each of us angels with only one wing; and we can only fly by embracing one another.” – Lucianno de Crescenzo

119. “Some of the things you will remember after the plague of corona virus; the people you have the power to feed or help but you never did, how you wickedly jack up prices of commodities, and your efforts to silence the voice of conscience.” – Bamigboye Olurotimi

120. “Never forget that people need what you need and people need what you have.” – Kingsley Opuwari Manuel

121. “A sustainable local economy is one that enables the local community to be sustainable in all of its aspects in the long run. If the local economy is not sustainable, its future has been traded away – literally – to people at a distance, for the proverbial bowl of stew.” – Peter Denton

122. “The global village is illusory at best – and, at worst, is evidence of delusion on a global scale. We live in the village – the community – where our home happens to be.” – Peter Denton

123. “I love seeing our community trying to build a dream to make something out there self , growing there own business, I be hype as a mug . Like keep going baby . I salute ya” – Shaneika Marie

124. “People are never truly alone or separate from community, and cannot be.” – Ichiro Kishimi

125. “to grow we need authentic sharing community and we need true contemplative solitude, most people are afraid of both – and choose to rather live somewhere in the mediocre middle” – Jaco Strydom

126. “We are going to be a community of diverse people who do not think the same or live the same lifestyle, but if we are going to live together peaceably, we need to find a better way to disagree.” – Eric Overby

127. “Gossip is an imperative evolutionary characteristic that enables a community to stand strong and united.” – Abhijit Naskar

128. “God shall not know the politics of caste and community” – Sir P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

129. “For me the very essence of the Person-Centred Approach is about individuality, which leads to a community of acceptance characterised by difference.” – Terry Daly

130. “It is explicit that chieftains profit from abomination, but the merit of their authority is that the community also benefit. Illicit behavior is kept at a low limit making for a close knit unit.” – Vincent Okay Nwachukwu

131. “There is strength in independence but there is power in community.” – Dr. Madeline Ofina

132. “The professional astronomy community should affectionately think of me as their law enforcement officer.” – Steven Magee

133. “It will be interesting to see how Steven Magee versus the international astronomical community works out.” – Steven Magee

134. “There is a reason why I live in a community filled with trees.” – Steven Magee

135. “Sin demands to have a man by himself. It withdraws him from the community. The more isolated a person is the more attractive will be the power of sin over him, and the more deeply he becomes involved in it, the more disastrous is his isolation.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

136. “The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate action of its members.” – Coretta Scott King

137. “We all want something to offer. This is how we belong. It’s how we feel included. So if we want to include everyone, we have to help everyone develop their talents and use their gifts for the good of the community. That’s what inclusion means – everyone is a contributes.” – Melinda Gates

138. “If each community clean it’s surroundings, the country will be clean.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

139. “It is absolutely scandalous that the astronomical community are trying to build the world’s largest telescope atop the known biologically toxic very high altitude summit of Mauna Kea.” – Steven Magee

140. “My message to the high altitude astronomy community is this: You need to start abiding by the laws and regulations of the government and stop the abuse and harassment of workers.” – Steven Magee

141. “Strength has no meaning unless it is used in the service of the weak. One stick may be snapped but the bundle is the community, and the community will never break.” – Stephen Hunt

142. “The international astronomy community are making it clear that they intend to keep on inducing High Altitude Observatory Disease (HAOD) into their very high altitude workers.” – Steven Magee

143. “I want to make it clear to the high altitude astronomy community: We are not friends.” – Steven Magee

144. “Offering sanctuary is a revolutionary act; it expresses love, when others offer scorn or hate. It recognizes humanity, when others deny and seek to debase it. Sanctuary says ‘we’ rather than ‘I’. It is belonging – the building block of community.” – Diane Kalen-Sukra

145. “A hand gets way cleaner from washing, not itself, but the other hand.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

146. “Human connection is based on trust, and it is trust that is continually violated when people do not practice setting aside their narrow self-interests in consideration of the needs and interests of others, such as their coworkers, family, neighbours, and community.” – Diane Kalen-Sukra

147. “Ultimately politics is about people. People are never boring, and people belong together. We are meant to hash out how we want to live in community with one another.” – Sarah Stewart Holland & Beth Silvers

148. “Creating the kind of connections between people that lead to collective civic action, political expression, community dialogue, shared cultural experiences.” – Giovanni Morassutti

149. “We all need to be reminded that democracy isn’t just voting for the president every four years and then trusting him to fix things. Democracy is about getting together with your community to think together about your future.” – Bill McKibben

150. “Let him who cannot be alone beware of community. He will only do harm to himself and to the community. But the reverse is also true: Let him who is not in community beware of being alone.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

151. “I make myself open and available, as a ‘Keeper of the Light,’ to shine it brightly upon myself and others as I help my community with loving, positive energy.” – Andrew Lutts

152. “The community of humanity is actually a support system that secures, reinforces and empowers each person in it.” – Andrew Lutts

153. “Let your community be your testimony.” – Jaco Strydom

154. “Well basically,’ said Nell, ‘I want to question the value of confinement. An enclosed community is toxic. It festers. It stagnates. The wrong people thrive there. The sort of people who actually like being walled in.” – Lucy Hughes-Hallett

155. “The reason why we don’t progress or there are no job opportunities in our community and society is because ,when you start a business and people wish for it to fail. That some will do everything in their power to make it fail. They don’t support it but they destroy it.” – De philosopher DJ Kyos

156. “He who loves his dream of a community more than the Christian community itself becomes a destroyer of the latter, even though his persona intentions may be ever so honest and earnest and sacrificial.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

157. “We need to be engaged with our community to thrive.” – Pam Malow-Isham

158. “Love for all and everyone around because we’re all stumbling or succeeding back and forth, every day, and I want more community. I want helpers and guidance. Am I helping someone?” – Charlotte Eriksso

159. “Heaven on Earth has half of its life reconciled, with its better, lesser or equal half and, with a little of every life in community!” – Kamini Arichandran

160. “We are each made up of a community of cells within a community of cells.” – Anthony T. Hincks

161. “We are not meant to live in isolation. Not in nuclear families or bubbled existence. The richness of life is found in community, in cooperation, in becoming a part of a greater whole. Expand your bubble, drop your shield. Invite love in. Do not attempt to do it alone.” – Jeanette LeBlanc

162. “According to W. Hantand, diffusion is the borrowing of certain cultural element from one community to another community” – Sunday Adelaja

163. “Books are family. Books are community.” – Danielle Binks

164. “When we converse, we act together toward a common end, and we act upon one another. Indeed, conversation is a form of activism – a political enterprise in the largest and oldest sense – a way of building sustaining community.” – Marilyn Chandler McEntyre

165. “Be transparent. Let’s build a community that allows hard questions and honest conversations so we can stir up transformation in one another.” – Germany Kent

166. “All community is in some way imagined” – Stan Grant

167. “None of us can accomplish our dreams without the help of others. Is it more important for you to feel superior and self-sufficient than to accomplish your dreams within a community of supporters?” – Nick Vujicic

168. “Networks connect… Communities Care!” – Ted Rubin

169. “By placing attention on what it is like to walk in another’s shoes, we step outside of ourselves and into a never-ending community.” – Amy Leigh Mercree

170. “What is a community? It is the sum total of our choices.” – Fredrik Backman

171. “A person could waste an important part of his living if he refuses to come into significance; if he refuses to impact lives around, the family and in the community or in the society.” – Sunday Adelaja

172. “Community is not an ideal; it is people. It is you and I. In community we are called to love people just as they are with their wounds and their gifts, not as we want them to be.” – Jean Vanier

173. “When greed is enthroned, be it in a community or nation, ungodliness is celebrated at the altar of human pleasure.” – Sunday Adelaja

174. “It was like watching a community you thought you knew reveal itself as something else.” – Timothy B. Tyson

175. “In solitude we discover that community is not a common ideology, but a response to a common call.” – Henri J.M. Nouwen

176. “Nearly every inspirational story out there is about a person who breaks away from his or her background or community – where the best is clearly defined and is not them – and goes off and becomes the best somewhere else.” – Amrita Sarkar

177. “Christ Jesus dwell in the hearts of a community of faith.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

178. “The sense of community is that feeling of togetherness that brings us comfort. We are all alone in the world, so we strive to form bonds with others to eliminate that sense of feeling alone.” – Del Suggs

179. “When you dream of what you want to see, whether in your life, home, community or nation, you need to keep watching those dreams until they come to fulfillment.” – Sunday Adelaja

180. “The principles of godliness must be ensured to be received by all in the community, city and the nation, even by the young and old.” – Sunday Adelaja

181. “This is what evil does; it makes choices for others in the name of religion, in the name of government, in the name of community, in the name of personal gain, that these individuals are best able to make for themselves.” – John Kramer

182. “If you have committed all things to impacting a life at a time, or impacting a community or society, then welcome to a life of significance.” – Sunday Adelaja

183. “You can be in the vanguard of those that bring a change to the community and to the nation as a whole.” – Sunday Adelaja

184. “My life’s work is to help people step into their God-given abilities and make a positive difference in their community.” – Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

185. “The absence of conditions for self-realization in a country, region and community leads to stagnation, social and economic crisis” – Sunday Adelaja

186. “If we stretch ourselves to open our minds, to see our shared humanity with others, we allow ourselves to see the existence of community and generosity in unexpected places.” – Sharon Salzberg

187. “God never taught us to live like TV dinners in a freezer: together, but totally separate.” – Jayce O’Neal

188. “A community best serves itself when it truly serves the awakening of the unique story trying to come to life through each person born.” – Michael Meade

189. “Isolation is at the heart of all disease, therefore healing requires community and the support of others.” – Sharon Weil

190. “Community is a context and can either facilitate or inhibit the movement of change for the individual.” – Sharon Weil

191. “Separation from the community creates isolation. Isolation is the source of most physical, emotional and spiritual disease.” – Sharon Weil

192. “A worshiping community should be the fountain from which life flows and the ocean into which your efforts are merged. That is where identity is defined, refined, and consolidated and where continuity remains.” – Ravi Zacharias

193. “A Christian’s mentality should be radically different from that of others in the community” – Sunday Adelaja

194. “If you look at every flower individually, they look quite miserable. Put them together in a vase and they become a bouquet and that’s quite attractive. I think about our community often in that way” – Henri J.M. Nouwen

195. “When you a get a job you are not qualified for, it will be evil to you and to your community.” – Sunday Adelaja

196. “No amount of community policing will cause the common people to accept a known corrupt police department.” – Steven Magee

197. “Human beings long for connection, and our sense of usefulness derives from the feeling of connectedness. When we are connected – to our own purpose, to the community around us, and to our spiritual wisdom – we are able to live and act with authentic effectiveness.” – Michael Meade

198. “The minute we become an integrated whole, we look through the same eyes and we see a whole different world together.” – Azizah Al-Hibri

199. “Why are the police REALLY having trouble recruiting officers – especially Black officers? We have to bridge the gap between community and law enforcement.” – Bobby F. Kimbrough

200. “We all have inherent biases. All of us. The problem occurs when police officers or community members allow those biases to affect the choices they make as they do their job or have interactions with others.” – Bobby F. Kimbrough

201. “In community we are called to care for each member of the community. We can. Choose our friends but we do not choose our brothers and sisters’ they are given to us, whether in family or in community.” – Jean Vanier

202. “Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing.” – Rollo May

203. “Only in community with others has each individual the means of cultivating his gifts in all directions; only in the community, therefore, is personal freedom possible.” – Karl Marx

204. “I want to bring out the best in a community and contribute something of permanent value.” – I.M. Pei

205. “Benedict sets up a community, a family. And families, the honest among us will admit, are risky places to be if perfection is what you are expecting in life.” – Joan D. Chittister

206. “The astronomical community need to start acknowledging jet aircraft contrails to be the problem that they really are!” – Steven Magee

207. “I am a woman with wings,’ I once wrote and will revise these words again. ‘I am a woman with wings dancing with other women with wings.’ In a voiced community, we all flourish.” – Terry Tempest Williams

208. “The real education is when you awaken and nourish and guide the inner spirit, this inner genius. The community grows from the giving of the gifts of the people in it, which is really giving from the genius.” – Michael Meade

209. “The Cross is the eternal expression of the length to which God will go to in order to restore broken community.” – Martin Luther King

210. “To truly strip a man of everything, one must take away his community, money, and corrode the core of his beliefs until he is left bathed in the agony of isolation.” – Leinad Eibam

211. “Excessive gentrification destroys the biodiversity and ecosystem of a community.” – Khang Kijarro Nguyen

212. “In a free enterprise, the community is not just another stakeholder in business, but is in fact the very purpose of its existence.” – Jamsetji Tata

213. “In my opinion, the state of mind of a community is always directly due to the influence of the man at the top.” – Agatha Christie

214. “Network gives you reach… Community gives you power!” – Ted Rubin

215. “A community narrows down and grows dreadful ignorant when it is shut up to its own affairs, and gets no knowledge of the outside world except from a cheap, unprincipled paper.” – Sarah Orne Jewett

216. “They didn’t get the friendships that formed, the community of people who shared in your same joy.” – Goldy Moldavsky

217. “Well, in the early days of humans, the community was our only protection against predators, and against the starvation. We survived because we trusted one another.” – Sherman Alexie

218. “Peace in the home is the peace for the community.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

219. “Single Christians living in purity and community are billboards for the sufficiency of Jesus.” – Peter Hubbard

220. “Be the thermostat in your community, the one who makes a change. Not the thermometer who, just watches.” – Mya Waechtler

221. “As you and I take Personal Responsibility for mending the things that are out of order in our community and nation in general, we would surely witness a transformed, developed and civilized society.” – Sunday Adelaja

222. “It is in community where we find our very selves.” – Chris Matakas

223. “I am responsible for the thing I do not what my community or religion does.” – merlin8thomas

224. “The act of claiming an identity can be transformational. It can provide healing and empowerment. It can weld solidarity within a community. And, perhaps most importantly, it can diminish power from an oppressor, a dominant group.” – Simon Tam

225. “Create your own community of liberation. From this moment on, direct your most concerted efforts, your best work, and your greatest feats of imagination toward creating the impossible community, and do so first of all precisely where you are, with those around you.” – John P. Clark

226. “When we establish human connections within the context of shared experience we create community wherever we go.” – Gina Greenlee

227. “Definitions from Mulla Do-Piaza Community: Irrationals unified by hope of the impossible.” – Idries Shah

228. “We’re experiencing the genesis of a community where it does not matter where your roots lie, but what you believe in. We will continue to create an inclusive and sustainable spirit, spreading the word from coast to mountaintop.” – Akilnathan Logeswaran

229. “A healthy community is never a product of circumstances. It is rather a fruit of oneness in heart in the spirit of true neighbourhood.” – Newton Kibiringi

230. “A community of smashed up things and somehow everyone was willing to share the superglue” – Anissa Belkadi

231. “The secular world often finds its constituents disenfranchised and solitary as it has spent a great deal of time debating the religious community while failing to build a true community of its own.” – Chris Matakas

232. “We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community… Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.” – Cesar Chavez

233. “A man’s value to the community depends primarily on how far his feelings, thoughts, and actions are directed towards promoting the good of his fellows.” – Albert Einstein

234. “Aside your dreams to improve your community, country and continent, dare to save a soul for God. Show compassion, show love… Feed hungry souls and let God be glorified!” – Israelmore Ayivor

235. “By connecting and being part of a community with a shared vision and goals, we can create great things.” – David J. Greer

236. “If you find a community with less production and less inspiring inventions, then know it is a sign of lack of Business Leaders and full of General Managers do not know what they can manage or what they are managing.” – Sameh Elsayed

237. “We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.” – Aldo Leopold

238. “Community is about sharing my life; about allowing the chaos of another’s circumstances to infringe on mine; about permitting myself to be known without constraint; about resigning myself to needing others.” – Sandy Oshiro Rosen

239. “Had his own way of praying, he had said; that old excuse. As if we were meant to be solitary. As if the church were not about holding the community together, as this sinful one needed.” – Frances Mayes

240. “Communion, by necessity, always leads us into community.” – Ann Voskamp

241. “People are living books. The real library of life is community.” – Bryant McGill

242. “Enjoyable social interaction, community and laughter has a healing effect on the mind and body.” – Bryant McGill

243. “It is the community that suffers when it refuses to validate any outside standards, and won’t allow even the legitimate exercise of authority by the professionals it has hired.” – Kathleen Norris

244. “Knowledge is power and at the end of the day, our health, the health of our children, the health of our community, and the health of Mother Earth is our responsibility. Therefore, it is imperative that we understand the human and environmental affects of the products that we buy.” – Obiora Embry

245. “Treat others with respect and you will always be wealthy, because your community is your real currency.” – Bryant McGill

246. “There is no commerce without community. And there is no community without commerce” – Michele Jennae

247. “I would have been trying to pitch a concept about my community to someone that most likely was not a part of that community.” – Lamar Tyler

248. “Seventy times seven” is a medicine for a healing community, not for a community with all the answers beforehand and all the appropriate punishments afterwards.” – Richard Rohr

249. “If the mystery of the Trinity is the template of all reality, what we have in the Trinitarian God is the perfect balance between union and differentiation, autonomy and mutuality, identity and community.” – Richard Rohr

250. “In our community, we have a duty to strengthen the weakest among us to build a better society.” – Bill Courtney

251. “The vampire community has enough problems. We don’t need to add petty backbiting to it.” – Thomm Quackenbush

252. “That’s my wish for our community, as it were, that during this very confusing and amazing time, we be gentle with ourselves, and with each other.” – Thea Hillman

253. “The truth is a community is as big or as small as your heart lets it be.” – Genevieve Dewey

254. “The betterment of a community directly depends on the betterment of lives in that Community.” – Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

255. “Community is like a garden, it is an organic living thing; if it is neglected, it can overgrow with weeds and suffer decline. Communities must be actively maintained… all this activity is the lifeblood of culture, and this is where the essence of patriotic spirit and a sense of togetherness is born.” – Cory Bernardi

256. “When the world careens out of control, we can rest in the fact that God spun this world with a simple word. Matter from emptiness. Beauty from void. Community from chaos.” – Mary E. DeMuth

257. “Live life so well that, even if you die, the empty seats behind you will tell the story that, “yea, this soul did what God sent him/her to do”. Give life and hope into your family, village, community, country, continent and the world at large. You can do it!” – Israelmore Ayivor

258. “I’m proud of the culture I come from – we’re a small country and a close-knit community.” – Sara Sheridan

259. “As I look back over my mountains of growth and compare them to the molehills where I stagnated, community often made the difference.” – Mary E. DeMuth

260. “I think the common experience is that modern shamans are called by the spirits; we just don’t have a collective belief system or community that recognizes the calling for what it is.” – S. Kelley Harrell

261. “That sense of contributing to a community is never more rewarding than when you discover something that you believe can improve your readers’ lives by changing what and how they think.” – Wayne C. Booth

262. “Many existing top 20 Scottish writers have flourished in part because of good turns done by institutions, arts community, libraries and bookshops.” – Sara Sheridan

263. “You can become the greatest personality in your community by developing the sagacity of humility, teachability, prosperity-mentality and accountability.” – Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha

264. “The crisis of community has its source in the corruption of character.” – Wendell Berry

265. “A godly woman is beyond average because she keeps her word. She honors her vows. She exhibits great faith. She overcomes great obstacles. And she affects her family, her community, even the world.” – Elizabeth George

266. “To be part of a family, or any community, is to have duties and responsibility, to be bound by the rules of that group.” – Robin Hobb

267. “A willingness to share our possessions with one another is a very important aspect of true biblical community.” – Jerry Bridges

268. “As the voices fall silent, the individuals who make up the amorphous and always changing community must decide for themselves, as they always have. I can’t write a coda because I can’t speak for others. I can only and ever speak for myself.” – G.R. Reader

269. “It is not the fact that we are united in common goals or purposes that makes us a community. Rather, it is the fact that we share a common life in Christ.” – Jerry Bridges

270. “Through your influence, vision, ethics and authenticity you create a better reality for your family, community and organisation, where those around you and those who follow you are inspired to dream, learn and act” – Craig Dent

271. “Practice of true community involves responsibilities and actions that do not come naturally to us.” – Jerry Bridges

272. “Biblical community is first of all the sharing of a common life in Christ.” – Jerry Bridges

273. “A second line is in effect a civil rights demonstration. Literally, demonstrating the civil right of the community to assemble in the street for peaceful purposes. Or, more simply, demonstrating the civil right of the community to exist.” – Ned Sublette

274. “These pages testify to the discovery of unlikely gifts when we stay in community – especially when we stay after things get hard.” – Christopher Heuertz

275. “The society that embraced him continued to prosper by stressing the family unit and their close-knit community. Hers prospered by forcing independence and self-sufficiency.” – Sarah Price

276. “Unity without uniformity, community without conformity.” – Mac MacKenzie

277. “The Latino community anchored me, but I didn’t want it to isolate me from the full extent of what Princeton had to offer, including engagement with the larger community.” – Sonia Sotomayor

278. “You (Millennials) are the generation most afraid of real community because it inevitably limits freedom and choice. Get over your fear.” – Timothy Keller

279. “To be a librarian is not to be neutral, or passive, or waiting for a question. It is to be a radical positive change agent within your community.” – R. David Lankes

280. “If you are a leader or someone who works for the interest of a community, first make sure that you understand the interest of the people who make up that community. In this way, you will have a good chance of minimizing, perhaps, avoiding the us versus them mentality.” – Duop Chak Wuol

281. “As you discover what strength you can draw from your community in this world from which it stands apart, look outward as well as inward. Build bridges instead of walls.” – Sonia Sotormayor

282. “The dynamism of any diverse community depends not only on the diversity itself but on promoting a sense of belonging among those who formerly would have been considered and felt themselves outsiders.” – Sonia Sotormayor

283. “An enlightened person raises the level of the consciousness of the entire community.” – Phyllis Theroux

284. “Our community with one another consists solely in what Christ has done to each of us.” – Deitrich Bonhoeffer

285. “Without community, there is no liberation… but community must not mean a shedding of our differences, nor the pathetic pretense that these differences do not exist.” – Audre Lorde

286. “Our generation has the ability and the responsibility to make our ever-more connected world a more hopeful, stable and peaceful place.” – Natalie Portman

287. “No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main” – John Donne

288. “Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.” – Malcolm Forbes

289. “We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color.” – Maya Angelou

290. “If man is to survive, he will have learned to take a delight in the essential differences between men and between cultures. He will learn that differences in ideas and attitudes are a delight, part of life’s exciting variety, not something to fear.” – Gene Roddenberry

291. “Every person is defined by the communities she belongs to.” – Orson Scott Card

292. “We were born to unite with our fellow men, and to join in community with the human race.” – Cicero

293. “It is not more bigness that should be our goal. We must attempt, rather, to bring people back to the warmth of community, to the worth of individual effort and responsibility, and of individuals working together as a community, to better their lives and their children’s future.” – Robert F. Kennedy

294. “We have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community.” – Dorothy Day

295. “The golden way is to be friends with the world and to regard the whole human family as one.” – Mahatma Gandhi

296. “Some people think they are in community, but they are only in proximity. True community requires commitment and openness. It is a willingness to extend yourself to encounter and know the other.” – David Spangler

297. “The power of community to create health is far greater than any physician, clinic or hospital.” – Mark Hyman

298. “What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.” – Kurt Vonnegut

299. “One of the marvelous things about community is that it enables us to welcome and help people in a way we couldn’t as individuals. When we pool our strength and share the work and responsibility, we can welcome many people, even those in deep distress, and perhaps help them find self-confidence and inner healing.” – Jean Vanier

300. “Teaching kids how to feed themselves and how to live in a community responsibly is the center of an education.” – Alice Waters