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Today, more than ever, citizens demand with good reason that moral and ethical principles be upheld and that exemplariness preside over our public life. And the king, as the head of state, must not only be an example but also a servant to that just and legitimate demand of the citizens.
King Felipe VI
I would rather be a servant in the House of the Lord than to sit in the seats of the mighty.
Alben W. Barkley
In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
Charles de Gaulle
Money is in some respects life's fire: it is a very excellent servant, but a terrible master.
P. T. Barnum
No lusting after your neighbor's house - or wife or servant or maid or ox or donkey. Don't set your heart on anything that is your neighbor's.
We are beginning to wonder whether a servant girl hasn't the best of it after all. She knows how the salad tastes without the dressing, and she knows how life's lived before it gets to the parlor door.
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.
If thou art a master, be sometimes blind; if a servant, sometimes deaf.
If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
R. Buckminster Fuller
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.
My father was a civil servant in northern India where I was born. As a boy I saw the dire effects of poverty and illiteracy, especially on women and children. It often seemed that the only thing separating me from them was luck.
The English, the plain English, of the politest address of a gentleman to a lady is, I am now, dear Madam, your humble servant: Pray be so good as to let me be your Lord and Master.
It's not really the job of a public servant to inspire, but to get the job that the people demand done. The Democrats think that if they have hope and are inspired, things will get better, but they actually won't.
A biblical false prophet was a servant of the devil attempting to lead people away from the truth.
As a civil servant in charge of the government's Strategy Unit, I brought in many people from outside government, including academia and science, to work in the unit, dissecting and solving complex problems from GM crops to alcohol, nuclear proliferation to schools reform.
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
Grant us a brief delay; impulse in everything is but a worthless servant.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
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