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I was only the servant of my country and had I, at any moment, failed to express her unflinching resolve to fight and conquer, I should at once have been rightly cast aside.
Divine love does not weigh down, nor carry his servant captive and enslaved to the lowest depths, but raises him, supports him and magnifies him above all liberty whatsoever.
Money is in some respects life's fire: it is a very excellent servant, but a terrible master.
P. T. Barnum
If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself.
You'll see more and more perfection of that - computer as servant. But the next thing is going to be computer as a guide or agent.
U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt has been described as founder of the Bull Moose Party, the man who led his troops up San Juan Hill in the Spanish-American War, a big game hunter, family man, civic servant and a host of other things.
If thou art a master, be sometimes blind; if a servant, sometimes deaf.
Man's sin is in his failure to live what he is. Being the master of the earth, man forgets that he is the servant of God.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
A man who is without capital, and who, by prohibitions upon banking, is practically forbidden to hire any, is in a condition elevated but one degree above that of a chattel slave. He may live; but he can live only as the servant of others; compelled to perform such labor, and to perform it at such prices, as they may see fit to dictate.
Being a public servant, this is a serious job, not like a boxer, you're entertaining people.
The self-sacrificing, servant aspect of the Christian life has many parallels to parenthood.
I am heartily rejoiced that my term is so near its close. I will soon cease to be a servant and will become a sovereign.
James K. Polk
I stand here before you not as a prophet, but as a humble servant of you, the people.
Hell is the highest reward that the devil can offer you for being a servant of his.
In true education, anything that comes to our hand is as good as a book: the prank of a page- boy, the blunder of a servant, a bit of table talk - they are all part of the curriculum.
Michel de Montaigne
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
R. Buckminster Fuller
It is a symbol of Irish art. The cracked looking-glass of a servant.
Dear God, please take care of your servant John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman.
Experience teaches that when the will and imagination are in conflict, the imagination usually wins. What we imagine may defeat our reason and make us slaves to what we taste, see, hear, smell, and feel in the mind's eye. The body is indeed the servant of the mind.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
I believe that government is the servant of the people and not their master.
A servant of God has but one Master. It ill becomes the servant to seek to be rich, and great, and honored in that world where his Lord was poor, and mean, and despised.
I remain your servant and I will do as you ask of me.
The painter... does not fit the paints to the world. He most certainly does not fit the world to himself. He fits himself to the paint. The self is the servant who bears the paintbox and its inherited contents.
It is ironic that the United States should have been founded by intellectuals, for throughout most of our political history, the intellectual has been for the most part either an outsider, a servant or a scapegoat.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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