An honest public servant can't become rich in politics. He can only attain greatness and satisfaction by service.— Harry S. Truman
Sensual Public Servants quotations
Being a politician is a poor profession. Being a public servant is a noble one.
Law enforcement officers are never 'off duty.
' They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened. They need all the help that they can get.
when my office would require me to either violate my conscience or violate the national interest, then I would resign the office; and I hope any conscientious public servant would do the same.
The way things are supposed to work is that we're supposed to know virtually everything about what they [the government] do: that's why they're called public servants. They're supposed to know virtually nothing about what we do: that's why we're called private individuals.
The first lady is, and always has been, an unpaid public servant elected by one person, her husband.
People want an idol. They want royalty. They don't want a public servant. Hell no. They want someone to clap for and go, "Oh, he touched my hand at the rally!"
... the People of God have to elect public servants who know the difference between serving the public and killing the public, and that those who can't tell the difference don't belong in public office.
My heart and passion has always been to reform the criminal justice system.
I want to be a public servant, and I wanted to be a prosecutor because I felt it was the best way forward.
Because technically actors are just public servants really.
They just tell stories because people need to be told stories. That's all it is. And yet we get treated as though we're important.
I am not a perfect servant. I am a public servant doing my best against the odds. As I develop and serve, be patient. God is not finished with me yet.
As a radio personality, I'm a public servant, we all should be public servants in some way shape or form. I feel like my soul purpose is to be of service to others.
Public officers are the servants and agents of the people, to execute the laws which the people have made.
Public servants say, always with the best of intentions, 'What greater service we could render if only we had a little more money and a little more power.' But the truth is that outside of its legitimate function, government does nothing as well or as economically as the private sector.
Your public servants serve you right;
indeed often they serve you better than your apathy and indifference deserve.
Being a politician means never having to say you're sorry.
You don't have to say, 'I never should have voted to subsidize that ridiculous Enron project in India.' ... After all, they're greedy businessmen and you're a selfless public servant.
To serve the public interest is not the same as being a servant of public opinion.
Ronald Reagan, whatever his pros and cons were, was a public servant in the end.
I respect the office of the presidency, but I never worship at the shrines of our public servants...The Washington press corps has the privilege of asking the president of the United States what he is doing and why.
It's incumbent on good public servants to maintain their voices and originality of thinking.
I fell far short of living up to the kind of public servant I wanted to be.
Outside of its legitimate function, government does nothing as well or economically as the private sector.
Whether a man is a criminal or a public servant is purely a matter of perspective.
Millions of public workers have become a kind of privileged new class - a new elite, who live better than their private sector counterparts. Public servants have become the public's masters. No wonder the public is upset.
If there's anything a public servant hates to do it's something for the public.
The public character of every public servant is legitimate subject of discussion, and his fitness or unfitness for office may be fairly canvassed by any person.
Perfection in wisdom, as well as in integrity, is neither required nor expected in these agents (public servants). It belongs not to man. The wise know too well their weaknesses to assume infallibility; and he who knows most, knows best how little he knows.
Our destruction, should it come at all, will be from.
..the inattention of the people to the concerns of their government, from their carelessness and negligence.
Why are congressmen called public servants? You never see servants that anxious to keep their jobs.
Let us, while never forgetting our womanhood, drop all emphasis on sex, and put it on being public servants.
If active or concerned citizens forfeit politics, they thereby abandon their society to its most mediocre and venal public servants
We must remember not to judge any public servant by any one act, and especially should we beware of attacking the men who are merely the occasions and not the cause of disaster.
The Viennese wash everything. Where else in the world does the government hire public servants to wash public telephone booths and the glass over traffic lights? Every time I see someone doing these things, I smile like a child.
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 national will is the supreme law of the Republic, and on all subjects within the limits of his constitutional powers should be faithfully obeyed by the public servant.