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Definition of Servant

Servant

  1. One who serves, or does services, voluntarily or on compulsion; a person who is employed by another for menial offices, or for other labor, and is subject to his command; a person who labors or exerts himself for the benefit of another, his master or employer; a subordinate helper.
  2. One in a state of subjection or bondage.
  3. A professed lover or suitor; a gallant.
  4. To subject.

Servant Quotations

Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
George Washington

I stand here before you not as a prophet, but as a humble servant of you, the people.
Nelson Mandela

Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served. But all other pleasures and possessions pale into nothingness before service which is rendered in a spirit of joy.
Mahatma Gandhi

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.
Winston Churchill

If you would have a faithful servant, and one that you like, serve yourself.
Benjamin Franklin
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Servant Translations

servant in Afrikaans is bediende
servant in Dutch is dienstmeisje, dienares, meid
servant in French is serviteur
servant in German is Diener
servant in Latin is creatura, famulus
servant in Norwegian is hushjelp
servant in Portuguese is criada, empregado
servant in Spanish is criada, criado, servidor, sirviente

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