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Executive ability is deciding quickly and getting somebody else to do the work.
-John G. Pollard
Whenever it is possible, a boy should choose some occupation which he should do even if he did not need the money.
-William Lyon Phelps
The day came slow, till five o’clock,
Then sprang before the hills
Like hindered rubies, or the light
A sudden musket spills…
Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion. The several sects perform the office of a Censor – over each other.
Instead of being concerned that you have no office, be concerned to think how you may fit yourself for office. Instead of being concerned that you are not known, seek to be worthy of being known.
It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which I cannot do with my whole heart. Having said this, I have said all.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.
It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold, than of the office which one fills.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him.
The second office in the government is honorable and easy; the first is but a splendid misery.
Consul – in American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country.
The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal – that you can gather votes like box tops – is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
Adlai E. Stevenson
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