quote by Ambrose Bierce

NEPOTISM, n. Appointing your grandmother to office for the good of the party.

— Ambrose Bierce

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For me, growing up, the downside of it was that as a kid you don't want to stand out. You don't want to have a famous father let alone get a job because of your famous father, you know? But I'm a product of nepotism. That's how I got my foot in the door, through my dad.

Nepotism sometimes can be a lose-lose situation.

Congress Mukt Bharat BJP ka naara nahi hai, jan jan ka sankalp hai.

Be it dynasty politics, nepotism, corruption, communalism, divisions in society or poverty, getting freedom from all this is what I mean by a Congress Mukt Bharat.

A little nepotism never hurt nobody, honey.

If you got it, use it. Press on with it. Remind them of it.

In America, we have anti-nepotism laws in the federal government and in lots of state governments, because the practice of hiring relatives undermines public confidence that the government official is actually finding best person for the job.

Driven by a wish to save Tomás from a life of penury and misunderstanding, Fermin had decided that he needed to develop my friend's latent conversational and social skills. Like the good ape he is, man is a social animal, characterized by cronyism, nepotism, corruption, and gossip. That's the intrinsic blueprint for our ethical behavior.

We want a good government that works.

Let us rise above caste divisions and nepotism and pledge to elect a government that is development oriented. Delhi needs a stable government and a strong government

Nepotism is the bedrock of social existence.

The nepotism there is the stuff of legend.

.. It just seems to be a place where people get paid to sit in a building.

North Korea and evangelical empires have the same principle of leadership: nepotism to the nth degree. You may not get the call, but you inherit the mailing list.

Achieving success as an actor has not been easy for me.

My biggest, probably most irrational complaint has been that I've had to work harder for what I've gotten. I've seen other people with nepotism or wealth or cheesy good looks on their side who've had it easy...

Basically, one of the hardest things about being an actor is getting your first break. I'm a product of nepotism. The doors were open to me. I'd done several movies before I decided what I wanted to do.

What you sow, you reap. It's a law of nature. Network Marketing is perfectly aligned with that. You get truly, EXACTLY what you're worth! No nepotism, no favoritism. That's rare today.

Yeah, my real name is Coppola. I changed it because they'd think I was some nepotism-oriented kid.

Nepotism is despised in England, which is a very good thing.

I think something to do with the class system. People really look down on nepotism. So yeah, it never really works in your favor - even in this industry.

Youth and nepotism, the twin horsemen of Hollywood!

During my early years, I thought I might be a musician.

Like most kids, I didn't do what my parents wanted me to do. They were gung-ho that all their kids become actors. They loved showbiz so much. I am a product of nepotism, basically.

I made nepotism an art form, so I get to work with a lot of relatives and they're part of it.

The Syrian army is tired of corruption.

It is tired of party nepotism. It is becoming very angry with those it blames for the war.

One of the best ways into the business is to get a job with a production, which you can do by cold-calling or by getting your résumé out there, and also through contacts. That's where nepotism really helps.

There's been no nepotism in my acting artistic life, but I think it's been pretty clear in my writing life. I knew what a pantoum was at age 11 - I knew form - therefore I would win the poetry contest. But I also realized that I would never be a great writer.

Unfortunately, corruption is widespread in government agencies and public enterprises. Our political system promotes nepotism and wasting money. This has undermined our legal system and confidence in the functioning of the state. One of the consequences is that many citizens don't pay their taxes.

This town was built on nepotism.

There is no nepotism in the Hindi film industry.

For me upward social mobility is possible through talent and hard work and is a glowing endorsement of the benefits of living in a modern capitalist society. It's not so much evidence of a meritocracy, as evidence of healthy nepotism. Nepotism is at the core of a good group dynamic. A good group dynamic is at the core of rock'n'roll.

Frankly, the conservatives need to be better conservatives.

Real conservatives actually respect our Constitution and would stand up to an authoritarian. Real conservatives believe in clean, limited government and would stand up to anybody who is basically setting up a kleptocracy, nepotism, and crony capitalism. And real conservatives are actually strong for America and not weak for Russia.

The New York Times reports that [Donald] Trump wants [Jared] Kushner in the White House, and he's exploring whether he can take a position. It's problematic, though, because even an unpaid job could fall under a law prohibiting nepotism.

All experience teaches that, whenever there is a great national establishment, employing large numbers of officials, the public must be reconciled to support many incompetent men; for such is the favoritism and nepotism always prevailing in the purlieus of these establishments, that some incompetent persons are always admitted, to the exclusion of many of the worthy.

I have an inviolable rule against employing nepots and spouses, because they breed politics. Whenever two people get married, one of them must depart - preferably the female, to look after the baby.

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