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When a man assumes a public trust he should consider himself a public property.
A newspaper is a public trust, and we will suffer as a society without them. It is not the Internet that has killed them. It is their own greed, it is their own stupidity, and it is capitalism that has taken our daily newspapers from us.
Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public trust.
Newspapers with declining circulations can complain all they want about their readers and even say they have no taste. But you will still go out of business over time. A newspaper is not a public trust - it has a business model that either works or it doesn't.
House and Senate Republicans are now united in adopting earmark bans. We hope President Obama will follow through on his support for an earmark ban by pressing Democratic leaders to join House and Senate Republicans in taking this critical step to restore public trust.
What a museum chooses to exhibit is sometimes less important than how such decisions are made and what values inform them. To have the crucial role of museum professionals usurped by self-serving tycoons in the name of economic imperative threatens not only the integrity of individual institutions but the very principle of art held in public trust.
The power to investigate is a great public trust.
All officers of the Intelligence Community, and especially its most senior officer, must conduct themselves in a manner that earns and retains the public trust. The American people are uncomfortable with government activities that do not take place in the open, subject to public scrutiny and review.
Dennis C. Blair
Having been given that public trust, we have a responsibility to share with the public.
I often say that shareholders should feel very responsible for how responsive corporations are to the public trust.
Ruth J. Simmons
Baseball is a public trust. Players turn over, owners turn over and certain commissioners turn over. But baseball goes on.
The Supreme Court's only armor is the cloak of public trust; its sole ammunition, the collective hopes of our society.
Irving R. Kaufman
Public office is supposed to be a public trust. This is a clear sign of the rampant corruption at the highest levels of the Republican leadership.
I have never, not once, violated my public trust.
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