Community Quotes

Most popular community quotes

No one is rich enough to do without a neighbor.
A community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.
I can think of no more stirring symbol of man's humanity to man than a fire engine.
When someone is self-sufficient, when he has all the answers to all the questions, it's a sign that God is not with him.

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Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.
To live in society doesn't mean simply living side by side with others in a more or less close cohesion; it means living through one another and for one another.

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No man is an island entire of itself; every man  is a piece of the continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe  is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as any manner of thy friends or of thine own were; any man's death diminishes me,  because I am involved in mankind. And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.
Two thousand six hundred years ago, Shakyamuni Buddha proclaimed that the next Buddha will be named Maitreya, the "Buddha of Love." I think Maitreya Buddha may be a community, and not just an individual. A good community is needed to help us resist the unwholesome ways of our time. Mindful living protects us and helps us go in the direction of peace. With the support of friends in the practice, peace has a chance.

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