Servants Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Servants Quotes from famous persons: Jason Chaffetz, Wen Jiabao, Hans Kung, Jonathan Carroll, Walker Stapleton. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Servants Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

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It is only when there is the supervision and critical oversight from the people that the government will be in a position to do an even better job, and employees of government departments will be the true public servants of the people.
Wen Jiabao
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And a third thing is the understanding of the Church as a community, a communion which is just a hierarchy but the people of God, whose servants are the priests and bishops.
Hans Kung
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The Viennese wash everything. Where else in the world does the government hire public servants to wash public telephone booths and the glass over traffic lights? Every time I see someone doing these things, I smile like a child.
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We owe our public servants, from school teachers to state employees, a sustainable and well-funded retirement that they can count on.
Walker Stapleton
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Bruce Liddington, who has died aged 70, was the most exotic creature in the Department for Education in the 2000s. In a land of fairly staid civil servants, Bruce had flair and the panache of a brilliant parakeet.
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We are in a movement that must not fade away. The bosses are you. The people in Washington are public servants, and they serve you.
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But I must think that an address to his majesty to remove one of his servants, without so much as alleging any particular crime against him, is one of the greatest encroachments that was ever made upon the prerogatives of the crown.
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There was, of course, a global financial crisis. But our Labour predecessors left Britain exceptionally vulnerable and damaged: more personal debt than any other major economy; a dangerously inflated property bubble; and a bloated banking sector behaving as masters, not the servants of the people.
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I want to reveal in a simple way the usual – and unusual – life of the city; the corporation workman, the busmen, policemen, the civil servants, the theatres, Moore Street and also, what occupies so large a place in Dublin‘s life, the literary and artistic.
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Civil servants and government functionaries do not write memoirs because they hope to get more government jobs or assignments.
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What the public hates the most is when they think the politicians aren’t listening to them. They understand that we can’t solve all their problems with a snap of our fingers, but they sure want us to try because we are public servants.
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The true character of ministry is a servants heart.
Harold Warner
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Public servants should always be accountable and responsible for what they are advocating, and I challenge the American people to demand this from their representatives.
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The people themselves, and not their servants, can safely reverse their own deliberate decisions.
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We teachers can only help the work going on, as servants wait upon a master.
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Never speak to an invalid from behind, nor from the door, nor from any distance from him, nor when he is doing anything. The official politeness of servants in these things is so grateful to invalids, that many prefer, without knowing why, having none but servants about them.
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If you be faithful, you will have that honor that comes from God: his Spirit will say in your hearts, Well done, good and faithful servants.
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Law enforcement officers are never ‘off duty.’ They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened. They need all the help that they can get.
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God requires his servants to walk in the light, and not cover their eyes that they may not discern the working of Satan.
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West Bengal belongs to Bengalis. We should live here like a king and not as servants.
Mithun Chakraborty
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Advocacy groups and voters are not wrong to push candidates to declare their position clearly on policy issues. That is good citizenship. Hard questions should be asked of every candidate, every politician. And those public servants should be prepared to answer, but in their own words.
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Because I was an only child, I don’t like many people around, and that’s why I don’t have any servants.
Charles Nelson Reilly
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When I was at Hartford in Connecticut, where I lived during the war, I published several pieces which were well received, not only by those of my own colour, but by a number of the white people, who thought they might do good among their servants.
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Civil servants are fully aware of the challenges the British economy faces. They are, after all, working tirelessly and professionally to support the coalition government through the current challenges, every day, and in every part of Britain.
Gus O’Donnell
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So we make this big loan, most of it comes back to the United States, the country is left with the debt plus lots of interest, and they basically become our servants, our slaves. It’s an empire. There’s no two ways about it. It’s a huge empire. It’s been extremely successful.
John Perkins
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The American national security state is totally bipartisan. My biggest problem is with the Democrats, like Feinstein and Pelosi, who are defending it because there is a Democrat in the White House, and they are party loyalists and hacks before they are public servants.
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A merit-based system will reward great public servants, and getting rid of the shirkers will improve morale and the pride of our federal workers. It will attract better workers to run our agencies.
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His lordship may compel us to be equal upstairs, but there will never be equality in the servants hall.
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I am voting in the midterm elections because I believe that when people engage with their local government, it reminds those placed in power that they are public servants who will be held accountable for their decisions.
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‘God’ is a relative word and has a respect to servants, and ‘Deity‘ is the dominion of God, not over his own body, as those imagine who fancy God to be the soul of the world, but over servants.
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There is a human capital crisis in the federal government. Not only are we losing the decades of talent as civil servants retire, we are not doing enough to develop and nurture the next generation of public servants.
Daniel Akaka
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Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love. Authority is for children and servants, yet not without sweetness.
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I’ve consciously tried not to romanticize anything, especially not intelligence work. I’ve always said that I’ve been writing a series of episodic, naturalistic novels. The people just happen to be spies, politicians, civil servants.
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Your hands, your eyes, your voice, your thoughts are your servants.
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It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters.
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The Negro was freed and turned loose as a penniless, landless, naked, ignorant laborer. Ninety-nine per cent were field hands and servants of the lowest class.
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We make our public servants jump through quite a few hoops, you know. We get hysterical if they accept a $50 lunch from a lobbyist. We get hysterical if they accept a ride on some corporate jet.
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Firefighters are some of the most selfless public servants you will ever encounter.
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Having a credible existence in the private sector frees people to be able to be better public servants. You’re less concerned with… toeing the party line and more concerned with doing what is right.
Walker Stapleton
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It is hard to say why politicians are called servants, unless it is because a good one is hard to find.
Gerald F. Lieberman
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One of the most considerable advantages the great have over their inferiors is to have servants as good as themselves.
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No amount of extra civil servants recruited to deliver Brexit will make up for a lack of rational debate or for political judgments distorted by a desire to sound tough in order to appeal to narrow sectional interests.
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We know the Lord makes His servants bold. The young boy Joseph who saw God the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ, in a grove of trees was transformed into a spiritual giant.
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I think the reason composers aren’t valued is because many act as servants rather than music directors. Instead of taking a stand based on their convictions, they sway to the opinions of others.
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Kentucky‘s first responders and fire fighters are true public servants who keep our communities safe.
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Good priests never look for awards and, perversely enough in the clerical culture universe, do not receive many. Like the aged nuns who taught selflessly and nearly anonymously all their lives, these servants of the People of God only get into the papers when their obituaries are printed.
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Words without deeds is an affront to the principle that guides our Nation and makes a mockery of the values we as public servants claim to love.
Jon Corzine
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Some MPs, some very senior civil servants and others, are basically conspiring – and I use the word deliberately – in order to try and prevent us from leaving the E.U. They have never accepted the verdict of the British people in the referendum.
Mark Francois
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‘You better do a lot of praying‘ is good counsel for all of the Lord’s servants, new or seasoned. It is what His wise servants do. They pray. The disciples of Jesus Christ when He lived on the earth noticed that about Him.
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We are servants rather than masters in mathematics.
Charles Hermite
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As public servants, we constantly strive to be the best for the people of Missouri.
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This also is a part of the teaching of the Church, that there are certain angels of God, and certain good influences, which are His servants in accomplishing the salvation of men.
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The Almighty, if necessary, may have to shake the nations to humble them and cause them to listen to the servants of the living God. Whatever is needed will come to pass.
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I know that those of us who go into church work are to regard ourselves as servants, are to offer our lives as a gift.
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I have a huge admiration for the House of Lords, I have a huge admiration for the people who work in the House of Lords, they’re great public servants and they do an absolutely tremendous job.
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The art of living demands that our interest in bringing forth flowers in our family life equal the interest we take in bringing them forth in our window gardens. So long as their home-life aesthetics have not become ethics, women need not expect husbands, children, or servants to feel happy in the homes of their creation.
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The American people need to know if public servants are operating in the best interests of the United States or the Kremlin.
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The thing people have to remember is there’s nothing natural about racism as it exists in America. I mean, we know this historically. We can look at 1619, when Africans first came here, and how early African slaves intermixed pretty indiscriminately with indentured white servants.
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To the person with a firm purpose all men and things are servants.
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I entreat all artisans faithfully to follow their craft and take delight in it. I entreat all servants to be faithful servants of their masters and mistresses.
Jan Hus
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In Downing Street they called me ‘Boss’. Civil servants would always call me ‘Prime Minister‘.
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I respect the office of the presidency, but I never worship at the shrines of our public servants… The Washington press corps has the privilege of asking the president of the United States what he is doing and why.
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I think there should be a law that would allow the Oireachtas to take pensions away from people. That would go for corrupt politicians; it would go for public servants who failed miserably or were incompetent.
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Ministers should not pray so loud, and long, as to exhaust the strength. It is not necessary to weary the throat and lungs in prayer. God’s ear is ever open to hear the heart-felt petitions of his humble servants, and he does not require them to wear out the organs of speech in addressing him.
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Our problem in the 2015 general election was that for all the good stuff that was in the Labour manifesto, we were still going to be freezing public sector wages, cutting council expenditure, laying off civil servants. We were offeringausterity light’ instead of a real alternative.
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Good servants frequently make good masters.
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We should never desire to be over others. Instead, we ought to be servants who are submissive to every human being for God’s sake.
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Temporary teams of trusted people are generally sent to all Departments and to major agencies of government to assist in planning and to acquaint the incoming administration with the civil servants and bureaucracy that will remain in place in the new Administration.
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According to Jewish legend, only the very wisest and very holiest rabbis had the power to make golems, animated servants of clay. Strictly speaking, the golem is not in the same class with Frankenstein‘s monster, because the golem is neither alive nor dead. He is, rather, the ancestor of all robots.
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That’s one reason India is an attractive proposition for retiring. Servants are much more reasonable than in England. It’s not exploitation so long as you pay a proper salary.
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The illegitimate money made by corrupt public servants and the power that it gives them is then also used to perpetuate them in office. This corrupt money is one of the main factors responsible for the continued reelection of such politicians. They become masters of the people they are supposed to serve.
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Servants are not allowed to ask questions. They are only supposed to follow orders. That attitude has to change. But in order for it to change, there has to be radical improvement in the quality of the intelligence produced by the Mexican government.
Adolfo Aguilar Zinser
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Many Americans do not understand that the officers of the government are simply the servants of the people.
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Teachers are our greatest public servants; they spend their lives educating our young people and shaping our Nation for tomorrow.
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When actors are talking, they are servants of the dramatist. It is what they can show the audience when they are not talking that reveals the fine actor.
Cedric Hardwicke
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Sick leave should be used to cover the costs of paying people who work in the public service who are sick, and that we can deliver that to our public servants while making it affordable for Canadian taxpayers.
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The Lord’s authorized servants repeatedly teach that one of the principal purposes of our mortal existence is to be spiritually changed and transformed through the Atonement of Jesus Christ.
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The area I hope we can learn most from Singapore is in the productivity and efficiency of its public servants.
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The principal task of a conductor is not to put himself in evidence but to disappear behind his functions as much as possible. We are pilots, not servants.
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Great God of the Ants, thou hast granted victory to thy servants. I appoint thee honorary Colonel.
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When posh boys are in trouble they sack their servants.
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Pride adversely affects all our relationships – our relationship with God and His servants, between husband and wife, parent and child, employer and employee, teacher and student, and all mankind.
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Besides paid white laborers, there was everywhere a class of white servants bound without wages for a term of years, and a more miserable class of Negro slaves.
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The United States is considered a puritanical society by many Western nations. For example, they can’t believe we hassle public servants like General David Petraeus because he had a mistress. In France, if a powerful man doesn’t have a mistress, he’s considered a wimp.
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Come forward as servants of Islam, organise the people economically, socially, educationally and politically and I am sure that you will be a power that will be accepted by everybody.
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Americans have learned to trust free markets. Republican or Democrat, we believe the unimpeded exchange of goods and services will yield better solutions than five-year plans set by even the most well-meaning public servants.
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Most of all, be honest with yourself and make sure those in political office, our so called public servants, are being honest, holding them accountable for their actions!
David Pratt
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Not because they were servants were we so reserved, for many noble persons are forced to serve through necessity, but by reason the vulgar sort of servants are as ill bred as meanly born, giving children ill examples and worse counsel.
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I was living in a four-story Manhattan townhouse with three full-time servants and silver to be polished, and I was doing too much. My kids were growing up without me, and suddenly I thought, ‘I want some other stuff.’ So I stopped working instead of cutting back, and went to Australia instead of Vermont.
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In the north we could not hope to keep the worst and poorest servant for a single day in the wretched discomfort in which our negro servants are forced habitually to live.
Fanny Kemble
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Federal employees are public servants, not partisan foot soldiers for President Obama, and shouldn’t have to decide whether a partisan White House request can be ignored without consequences.
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Millions of public workers have become a kind of privileged new class – a new elite, who live better than their private sector counterparts. Public servants have become the public’s masters. No wonder the public is upset.
Mortimer Zuckerman
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The trouble is not that schools don’t work; they do. They’re excellent machines for achieving historically accepted purposes. In suburban schools are children of the rich, who grow up to privilege and anesthetic oblivion to pain – and who then use the servants produced by ghetto schools.
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All round the room my silent servants wait, My friends in every season, bright and dim.
Bryan Procter