A public office is not a job, it is an opportunity to do something for the public.

— Franklin Knight Lane

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My stars and my stripes are your dream and your labors.

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I am not the flag: not at all. I am but its shadow.

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The bravest sight in all this world is a man fighting against odds.

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I am whatever you make me, nothing more.

I am your belief in yourself, your dream of what a people may become.... I am the clutch of an idea, and the reasoned purpose of resolution. I am no more than you believe me to be and I am all that you believe I can be. I am whatever you make me, nothing more.

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Newspaper men, perhaps more than any other class, are rated by ability.

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For you are the makers of the flag and it is well that you glory in the making.

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I have hardly seen my baby for six weeks;

have been at the office from nine A.M. to eleven P.M. regularly.

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No man should have a political office because he wants a job.

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It is work and personal worth which make a State great both politically and industrially, and in my estimation they are to be found in largest proportions in the Democratic party.

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I am whatever you make me, nothing more.

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