Every time I appoint someone to a vacant position, I make a hundred unhappy and one ungrateful.
— Louis XIV appoint quote
Women in particular need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we're scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we don't have a lot of time to take care of ourselves. We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own 'to do' list.
— Michelle Obama
Every time I create an appointment, I create a hundred malcontents and one ingrate.
— Louis XIV
One day after laying a wreath at the tomb of Martin Luther King Jr., President Bush appoints a federal judge who has built his career around dismantling Dr. King's legacy.
— appoint quotation by Hillary Clinton
I am invariably late for appointments - sometimes as much as two hours.
I've tried to change my ways but the things that make me late are too strong, and too pleasing.
Everything comes gradually and at its appointed hour.
The president does not have any obligation to make a consensus appointment here.
What the president's obligation is, is to pick a judicial conservative, and I believe that's what he's gonna do.
Opportunity doesn't make appointments, you have to be ready when it arrives.
I will not be making appointments to a committee that is not bipartisan.
I am still doing my due diligence. A vote on a Supreme Court nominee is a lifetime appointment and when the court decides, it is the law of the land.
The standard rumor at the time was that Rumsfeld, as chief of staff, had persuaded President Ford to appoint George H.W. Bush as director of Central Intelligence, assuming that that got rid of a potential competitor for the presidency.
Best way to not get your heart broken, is pretend you don't have one.
In England the judges should have independence to protect the people against the crown. Here the judges should not be independent of the people, but be appointed for not more than seven years. The people would always re-elect the good judges.
It's very simple. If the American people care about a lot of things including corruption in government, then, in fact, if you use the power to appoint in order to do political business, to clear fields, to save your party money and so on, if it's not a crime - and I believe it is - it certainly is business as usual, politics of corruption.
I've appointed a task force to take a fresh look at the color-code system and whether we should retain it, change it or scrap it.
Expect nothing and accept everything and you will never be disappointed.
The idea of a perfect vacation is not working or not having to work and having no appointments.
Committees have become so important nowadays that subcommittees have to be appointed to do the work.
Congress seems drugged and inert most of the time.
.. its idea of meeting a problem is to hold hearings or, in extreme cases, to appoint a commission.
If you see a snake, just kill it - don't appoint a committee on snakes.
Democracy is a form of government that substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
Prior to any questioning, the person must be warned that he has a right to remain silent, that any statement he does make may be used as evidence against him and that he has a right to the presence of an attorney, either retained or appointed.
Wherever magistrates were appointed from among those who complied with the injunctions of the laws, Socrates considered the government to be an aristocracy.
Providence has its appointed hour for everything. We cannot command results, we can only strive.
The time has come to stop beating our heads against stone walls under the illusion that we have been appointed policeman to the human race.
Let there be no reservation or doubt that I believe the Senate should vote on each and every judicial appointment made by the President of the United States and that no rule or procedure should ever stop the Senate from exercising its constitutional responsibility.
I can't sit around having coffee. I have all these appointments, and a lot of my friends sit around having coffee talking about the jobs they didn't get.
If a chairman sacks the manager he initially appointed, he should go as well.
But, I know enough people in that court, through the years, to know one thing: There's always somebody who surprises you, who rises above what they thought they appointed him for, and stays with the separation of powers, and with the right of the law to decide.
The president appoints the judges. Your lives and your children's lives can change by all of these appellate court judges who will be appointed who will reinterpret laws, and things can change.
I'll often rush out from Dark Shadows, having made a 5.
30PM appointment, working for a couple of hours.
Not by appointment do we meet delight Or joy;
they heed not our expectancy; But round some corner of the streets of life they of a sudden greet us with a smile.
Speaker Newt Gingrich has appointed a task force, which I'm on, and over the next couple months the task force is going to try to come up with legislation that does what we're all trying to do. I feel pretty good about the members that are on the task force.
The time frame is very small to disarm the militia, to bring about a security situation in which the governing council, the 24 Iraqis or however many others they appoint, can govern the country.
Judges are appointed often through the political process.
More and more people in my country recognise the dangers of having their governors appointed by Putin and having no influence in parliament because Parliament today is also following instructions from Kremlin and no longer represents its people.
I move to appoint a Committee to correspond with the neighboring colonies, on the present important Crisis.
I would first recommend we appoint a Police Director that commands the respect of the rank and file.
When the late Bishop was appointed, about thirty-two years ago, to diffuse the light of the Gospel through this extensive portion of His Majesty's dominions, it was even a greater spiritual, than a natural wilderness.
As to the question of elected or not elected, each member of the European Commission has been appointed jointly by the governments of the 15 member states, and undergone individual scrutiny and a vote of confidence from the European Parliament.
'Favoritism' is always a factor, and pressure always build for the appointment of friends of influential supporters of the President, or for the nominees of powerful Member of Congress from the incoming President's party.
In this context, I believe it is an imperative for the new President to select and install his team as quickly as possible, and this does not imply that he must or should appoint members of the 'other' party to his Cabinet, which could contribute to inaction and inefficiency.
You had to make an appointment to see her. But it was just a crazy spectacle, people filing past.
Conservative voters increasingly understand that the one legacy a president can leave is his judicial appointments.
I would like you to consider the difference in the time from 1963 to date.
The FBI, at that time, was headed by Mr. Hoover who had been appointed Director continuously. He had, I would say, a good reputation.
The other was the best recovered in his condition;
and being now pretty well, was appointed nurse to the rest of the sick. Next to oranges, I thought the cyder had the best effects.
But when one believes that you've been appointed by God for a particular mission in history, you have to be very careful about that, how you speak about that. Where is the self-reflection in that? Where is the humility in that?
I would argue that one of the issues which the public should be much more emphatic about with all politicians... is patronage, appointing people to high positions because they supported your campaign or helped you raise money.
The Constitution gives the president the power to appoint, upon the advice and consent of a majority of the Senate, and it plainly does not give a minority of senators any right to interfere with that process.
Being appointed Elder Professor meant very much taking over the shop, in that the professor in those days controlled all the moneys.
Any people attempting to govern themselves by laws of their own making, and by officers of their own appointment, are in direct rebellion against the kingdom of God.
Even the Congressional Budget Office and the Social Security trustees appointed by the president say that Social Security is financially sound, without any changes for the next 40 to 50 years.