quote by Roger Williams

God requireth not a uniformity of religion to be enacted in any civil state; which enforced uniformity (sooner or later) is the greatest occasion of civil war, ravishing of conscience, persecution of Christ Jesus in his servants, and of the hypocrisy and destruction of millions of souls.

— Roger Williams

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Civil servants quote Thousands of tired, never-shaken, over civilized people are beginning to find ou

Thousands of tired, never-shaken, over civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountain is going home, that wilderness is a necessity.

I like the evening in India, the one magic moment when the sun balances on the rim of the world, and the hush descends, and ten thousand civil servants drift homeward on a river of bicycles, brooding on the Lord Krishna and the cost of living.

Britain has invented a new missile. It's called the civil servant - it doesn't work and it can't be fired.

Civil servants quote Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.

Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.

There are very many characteristics which go into making a model civil servant.

Prominent among them are probity, industry, good sense, good habits, good temper, patience, order, courtesy, tact, self-reliance, many deference to superior officers, and many consideration for inferiors.

As a consequence of the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, the officer corps of the old army became part of this class, as did that part of the younger generation who, in the old Germany, would have become officers or civil servants.

A civil servant is sometimes like a broken cannon - it won't work and you can't fire it.

Civil servants quote I believe empathy is the most essential quality of civilization.

I believe empathy is the most essential quality of civilization.

With bad laws and good civil servants it's still possible to govern.

But with bad civil servants even the best laws can't help.

The film of tomorrow will not be directed by civil servants of the camera, but by artists for whom shooting a film constitutes a wonderful and thrilling adventure.

After a time, civil servants tend to become no longer servants and no longer civil.

Civil servants quote Laughter ... the most civilized music in the world.

Laughter ... the most civilized music in the world.

Malaysians, during the colonial period, were not given the top positions: we were always subordinate. Fortunately for us, the people who took over were mainly civil servants: people who were serving the Government.

Civil servants and priests, soldiers and ballet-dancers, schoolmasters and police constables, Greek museums and Gothic steeples, civil list and services list -- the common seed within which all these fabulous beings slumber in embryo is taxation.

A president is a high-level official who is elected to carry out a function.

He is not a king, not a god. He is not the witch doctor of a tribe who knows everything. He is a civil servant. I think the ideal way of living is to live like the vast majority of people whom we attempt to serve and represent.

Civil servants quote And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to

And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach.

It is essential for men of science to take an interest in the administration of their own affairs or else the professional civil servant will step in - and then the Lord help you.

Technological civilization... rests fundamentally on power-driven machinery which transcends the physical limits of its human directors, multiplying indefinitely the capacity for the production of goods. Science in all its branches - physics, chemistry, biology, and psychology - is the servant and upholder of this system

I'm a statistic in a system that a civil servant dominates.

Civil servants quote There is no civil nor religios law, that has broken, nor can break the bond of f

There is no civil nor religios law, that has broken, nor can break the bond of fraternity which nature has established between men.

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.

In Downing Street they called me 'Boss'. Civil servants would always call me 'Prime Minister'.

Colonial governors and senior civil servants are not easy people to argue with, and I was not popular because of my criticism of the colonial service in Kenya.

Civil servants quote In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics.

In civilized life, law floats in a sea of ethics.

The priest is not and must not be a civil servant of the Church.

Above all the priest is a man who lives for the spirit for God. This being the case the Seminary is the place where he learns 'to be with Him.'

Give a civil servant a good case and he'll wreck it with clichés, bad punctuation, double negatives, and convoluted apology.

Colonial governors and senior civil servants are not easy people to argue with, and I was not popular because of my criticism of the colonial service in Kenya.

Civil servants quote Wine is the most civilized thing in the world

Wine is the most civilized thing in the world

They tend to be civil servants, often diplomats drawn from the Foreign Office, who may be very pleasant, intelligent people, but once they get inside the Palace they're riveted to the status quo and they lose track of public opinion in the real world.

The civil servant is primarily the master of the short-term solution.

It is the triumph of civilization that at last communities have obtained such a mastery over natural laws that they drive and control them. The winds, the water, electricity, all aliens that in their wild form were dangerous, are now controlled by human will, and are made useful servants.

Civil servants quote We have created a Star Wars civilization with Stone Age emotions, medieval insti

We have created a Star Wars civilization with Stone Age emotions, medieval institutions and godlike technology.

It's the most rewarding thing to be a civil servant.

My father was a civil servant, so having a regular job, being respectable is a big deal for me. Respectable in the sense that I support my family. That's what I mean by respectability.

In a mature society, 'civil servant' is semantically equal to 'civil master.'

Socialism would gather all power to the supreme party and party leaders, rising like stately pinnacles above their vast bureaucracies of civil servants no longer servants, no longer civil.

In a massive, long-term study of 17,000 civil servants, an almost unbelievable conclusion emerged: the status of a person's job was more likely to predict their likelihood of a heart attack than obesity, smoking or high blood pressure.

A civil servant doesn't make jokes.

I don't think Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump really have friends.

But Trump has openly admired Putin for many years, with no reservations. He even seems to idolize him. Neither his cabinet appointees nor the civil servants in the Pentagon and the State Department feel the same way, however, so we don't know what this admiration will bring.

The Prime Minister and the Chief Ministers are one team.

The Cabinet Ministers and the State Ministers are another team. The Civil Servants at the Centre and the States are yet another team. This is the only way we can successfully develop India.

I was under the librarians' protection.

Civil servants and servants of civility, they had my back. The would be whatever they needed to be that day: information professionals, teachers, police, community organizers, computer technicians, historians, confidantes, clerks, social workers, storytellers, or, in this case, guardians of my peace.

Not all civil servants admire strong political leadership.

But if you want to change things for the better you need strong political leadership.

Not only had he lost the only girl he'd ever loved, he'd lost her in duplicate, like some heartbroken but highly efficient civil servant.

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