We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
Every year it takes less time to fly across the Atlantic and more time to drive to the office.
There are no office hours for leaders.
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Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
No person who denies the existence of a supreme being shall hold any office under this Constitution.
It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold, than of the office which one fills.
When I give a man an office, I watch him carefully to see whether he is swelling or growing.
It's useless to hold a person to anything he says while he's in love, drunk, or running for office.
I was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed that the doctor's office was full of portraits by Picasso.
Fools take to themselves the respect that is given to their office.
To some degree it matters who's in office, but it matters more how much pressure they're under from the public.
The short memories of American voters is what keeps our politicians in office.
I generally wake up, exercise and read through a huge amount of newspapers.
I get to the office somewhere between 7:30 and 8:00 - my brothers and I are always the first ones in.
Your face tells a story and it shouldn't be a story about your drive to the doctor's office.
I am a goal setter and I set more goals everyday.
I keep lists of goals in my office to stay on track.
The office of poetry is not to make us think accurately, but feel truly.
Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work.
The second office in the government is honorable and easy; the first is but a splendid misery.
Office without pay makes thieves.
He that hath a trade hath an estate; he that hath a calling hath an office of profit and honor.
No people is wholly civilized where a distinction is drawn between stealing an office and stealing a purse.
It is useless to hold a person to anything he says while he is in love, drunk, or running for office.
Virtue has its own reward, but no sales at the box office.
When he first ran for office, he appealed to the voters: I never stole anything in my life. All I ask is a chance.
The genius of impeachment lay in the fact that it could punish the man without punishing the office.
Anybody who wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office.
What troubles me is not that movie stars run for office, but that they find it easy to get elected. It should be difficult. It should be difficult for millionaires, too.
It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything.
I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office.
Friendship is constant in all other things, Save in the office and affairs of love.
He Robert Benchley and I had an office so tiny that an inch smaller and it would have been adultery.
We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics.
Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight.
The most important political office is that of the private citizen.
No one should ever sit in this office over 70 years old, and that I know.
I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
The offhand decision of some commonplace mind high in office at a critical moment influences the course of events for a hundred years.
You get elected, often, if you're a woman, on the strength of the women's vote;
then you get into office, and you have to adapt to an overwhelmingly male environment.
Official dignity tends to increase in inverse ratio to the importance of the country in which the office is held.
The maintenance man is moving the thermostat in our office today.
I started talking with him about the
It is no secret that organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year. This is quite a profitable sum, especially when one considers that the Mafia spends very little for office supplies.
The longer I am out of office, the more infallible I appear to myself.
Here is a pen and here is a pencil, here's a typewriter, here's a stencil, here's a list of today's appointments, and all the flies in all the ointments, the daily woes that a man endures -- take them, George, they're yours!
My desk, most loyal friend thank you.
You've been with me on every road I've taken. My scar and my protection.
A man who has no office to go to -- I don't care who he is -- is a trial of which you can have no conception.
Consul - in American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country.
Most of the women who have offered themselves for public office over the years have done so, I believe, more because of the 'dirt' than in spite of it.
We are a long way from getting back the jobs lost since President Bush took office.
I found this national debt, doubled, wrapped in a big bow waiting for me as I stepped into the Oval Office.
Every president, if you watch what they look like when they come into office, you can see their hair turn white because it's such a hard job.
The presidency is an independent office and the Irish people whom I appreciate so much and I take with such responsibility have given a very clear mandate on a very clear set of ideas to me, as the ninth president.