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One’s politics are part of one even when one is writing. But if I want to say anything about the state of civil society, I will write an essay. The responsibilities you feel as a novelist are literary ones, I think, not civic ones. And I think politicians are interesting to write about.  (Civic Responsibility Quotes) Voting is a civic sacrament - the highest responsibility we have as Americans  (Civic Responsibility Quotes) To me, history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn’t just part of our civic responsibility. To me, it’s an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is.[The Title Always Comes Last; NEH 2003 Jefferson Lecturer interview profile]  (Civic Responsibility Quotes) One of the things I really want is for people to feel the civic responsibility, and not just refuse to vote out of protest.  (Civic Responsibility Quotes) . . . What role does historiography play in the way a society and culture remembers past events? Does the historian have a moral or civic responsibility to this project of memory that ought to influence the way he or she engages in historical practice? Should moral concerns influence the historian’s choice of subject matter, of issues to discuss, of evidence to use?  (Civic Responsibility Quotes) I believe an invitation from the Commission on Presidential Debates is similar to a draft notice - a civic responsibility.  (Civic Responsibility Quotes) Anyway, it’s not true that the authorities cannot access the content of the phone even if there is no back door. When I was at the NSA, we did this every single day, even on Sundays. I believe that encryption is a civic responsibility, a civic duty.  (Civic Responsibility Quotes) Since the 1970s, we have witnessed the forces of market fundamentalism strip education of its public values, critical content, and civic responsibilities as part of its broader goal of creating new subjects wedded to consumerism, risk-free relationships, and the destruction of the social state.  (Civic Responsibility Quotes) Theres something unique about the United States, a sense of individual rights and freedoms, and a sense of social and civic responsibility that we contributed to so much of the world. We lost that mission in the 1980s and 1990s, when we entered a gilded age, and the culture of individualism became a culture of avarice  (Civic Responsibility Quotes) There is a Party of fiscal responsibility... economic responsibility... social responsibility... civic responsibility... personal responsibility... and moral responsibility. That party is the Democratic Party  (Civic Responsibility Quotes) By its very definition, civic responsibility means taking a healthy role in the life of one’s community. That means that classroom lessons should be complemented by work outside the classroom. Service-learning does just that, tying community service to academic learning  (Civic Responsibility Quotes) Civic education and civic responsibility should be taught in elementary school  (Civic Responsibility Quotes) One of the things I really want is for people to feel the civic responsibility, and not just refuse to vote out of protest  (Civic Responsibility Quotes) Media corporations have a civic responsibility not only to prevent fraud and financial abuse, but also to not corrupt or degrade our culture  (Civic Responsibility Quotes) You can bring your children under age 18 into the voting booth with you. Many families do so as a way to teach civic responsibility  (Civic Responsibility Quotes) To me history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn’t just part of our civic responsibility. To me it’s an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is  (Civic Responsibility Quotes) PRINT FREE GIANT POSTERS