I ran for the presidency, despite hopeless odds, to demonstrate the sheer will and refusal to accept the status quo.— Shirley Chisholm
Helpful Good Office quotations
No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.
Good generals select intelligent officers, thoughtful advisors, and brave subordinates. They oversee their troops like a fierce tiger with wings.
We have the incredible privilege of serving in the highest offices in the state.
We must prove ourselves worthy of our fellow citizens' faith. We must be trusted to always place the public's good above our own and to always choose fairness over favoritism.
NEPOTISM, n. Appointing your grandmother to office for the good of the party.
Recollect that you must be a seaman to be an officer and also that you cannot be a good officer without being a gentleman.
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.
I'm in Stockholm in my office. I just got here after seeing my eighth child on an ultrasound, so I'm in a good mood. It's beautiful: an energetic little skeleton.
A country without a patent office and good patent laws is just a crab, and can't travel any way but sideways and backways.
Magic Johnson, former basketball player, may run for mayor of L.
A. in the next election. Remember the good 'ol days when only qualified people ran for office like actors and professional wrestlers.
Our government is an agency of delegated and strictly limited powers.
Its founders did not look to its preservation by force; but the chain they wove to bind these States together was one of love and mutual good offices.
Those in power need checks and restraints lest they come to identify the common good for their own tastes and desires, and their continuation in office as essential to the preservation of the nation.
The truth is, that, even with the most secure tenure of office, during good behavior, the danger is not, that the judges will be too firm in resisting public opinion, and in defence of private rights or public liberties; but, that they will be ready to yield themselves to the passions, and politics, and prejudices of the day.
The difference between a good and great officer is about ten seconds.
The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.
I call on Congress today to act immediately, to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every school - and to do it now, to make sure that blanket of safety is in place when our children return to school in January.
Good soldiers, bad officers; however don't forget that without them we would not have any Civilization.
We must remember that those mortals we meet in parking lots, offices, elevators, and elsewhere are that portion of mankind God has given us to love and to serve. It will do us little good to speak of the general brotherhood of mankind if we cannot regard those who are all around us as our brothers and sisters.
A housewife deserves to be honored as much as a woman who earns her living in the marketplace. I consider bringing up children a responsible job. In fact, being a good housewife seems to me a much tougher job than going to the office and getting paid for it.
The very essence of a free government consists in considering offices as public trusts, bestowed for the good of the country, and not for the benefit of an individual or a party.
The best state is that in which bad men are not allowed to hold office, and good men are not allowed to refuse office.
Godliness consists in the knowledge love & worship of God, Humanity in love, righteousness & good offices towards man.
A good leader leads from the front. Don't get stuck in the office. Get out, meet people and listen to their stories.
The zeal, bravery, and good behavior of the officers and men on the night of June 30, and during July 1, was commendable in the extreme.
Sometimes you have to steer away from the crowd in order to be a better person.
It's not always easy, that's for sure. But it's right. And sometimes doing the right thing feels good, even if it does end up in a trip to the principal's office.
personally my ambition is to get my time as a cockroach shortened for good behavior and be promoted to a revenue officer it is not much of a step up but i am humble
The "paperless office" is a bad idea because paper is one of the most useful and valuable media ever invented. "On paper" is a good place for information you want to use; a bad place for information you want to store.
No matter what the job description says, your real job is to make the boss look good.
Nothing brings out the lower traits of human nature like office-seeking.
Men of good character and impulses are betrayed by it into all sorts of meanness.
When you have police officers who abuse citizens, you erode public confidence in law enforcement. That makes the job of good police officers unsafe.
If men will impartially, and not asquint, look toward the offices and function of a poet, they will easily conclude to themselves the impossibility of any man's being a good poet without first being a good man.
I had a really good time at MGM. And we had no quarrels much, except once in a while, I'd go up to the front office and say I thought I should be doing something big, like washing elephants ... All my life I wanted to have talent ... Finally I had to admit there was nothing there.
To be quite honest, numbers don't tell you everything because audience reactions differ. Some of the biggest films at the box office are not necessarily films that everyone has loved, they just opened to a good response.
Other people go to the office. I get to coach. I know I've been blessed.
Good FBI officers are not noticeable. You would never look at them.
The way to be successful in the software world is to come up with breakthrough software, and so whether it's Microsoft Office or Windows, its pushing that forward. New ideas, surprising the marketplace, so good engineering and good business are one in the same.