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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
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 believe that government is the servant of the people and not their master.
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.
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.
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.
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
I stay in France. Better to be the queen of a village than a servant in a kingdom.
Grant us a brief delay; impulse in everything is but a worthless servant.
It is a misfortune that necessity has induced men to accord greater license to this formidable engine, in order to obtain liberty, than can be borne with less important objects in view; for the press, like fire, is an excellent servant, but a terrible master.
James F. Cooper
The national will is the supreme law of the Republic, and on all subjects within the limits of his constitutional powers should be faithfully obeyed by the public servant.
Martin Van Buren
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
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