Quotation Explorer - 'Office'

NEPOTISM, n. Appointing your grandmother to office for the good of the party. - Ambrose Bierce
SCEPTER, n. A king's staff of office, the sign and symbol of his authority. It was originally a mace with which the sovereign admonished his jester and vetoed ministerial measures by breaking the bones of their proponents. - Ambrose Bierce
There is one person in charge of every office in America and that person is Charles Darwin. - Charlie Grandy
The real spiritual leader is focused on the service he and she can render to God and other people, not on the residuals and perks of high office or holy title. We must aim to put more into life than we take out. - J. Oswald Sanders
Do not limit your Sacred Space to the literal, such as a small room or office. Allow this energy to flow from deep within, so that every where you go, no matter what the circumstance, you will always be immersed in the divine - Gary Hopkins
MACE, n. A staff of office signifying authority. Its form, that of a heavy club, indicates its original purpose and use in dissuading from dissent. - Ambrose Bierce
No man who ever held the office of president would congratulate a friend on obtaining it. - John Adams
An employee made a mistake that cost the company $10 million, he walked into the office of Tom Watson, the C.E.O., expecting to get fired. Fire you? Mr. Watson asked. I just spent $10 million educating you. - Adam Grant
I used to work at the unemployment office. I hated it, because when they fired me, I had to show up to work anyway. - Wallace Wang
Greatness consists not in the holding of some future office, but really consists in doing great deeds with little means and the accomplishment of vast purposes from the private ranks of life. To be great at all one must be great here, now, in Philadelphia. - Russell H. Conwell
In less than a year, the Bush administration will strut out of office, leaving the country in roughly the same condition a toddler leaves a diaper. - Graydon Carter
It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office. - H. L. Mencken
Friend, be not afraid of thy office, thou sendest me to God.
The more I know about business, the more I'm convinced that it is conducted in homes and churches far more than in office buildings. - Laura Moncur
Things could always be worse; for instance, you could be ugly and work in the Post Office. - Adrienne E. Gusoff
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. - Ambrose Bierce
There should be no bitterness or hate where the sole thought is the welfare of the United States of America. No man can occupy the office of President without realizing that he is President of all the people. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
In Networking never underestimate anyones connection potential. Sometimes even a small office helper can connect you to the Business Owner ! - Sampath K. Iyengar
When considering a candidate for office, almost right up until they enter the polling booth and sometimes even in the booth itself, most voters rely more on what they see and hear themselves in real time than on facts, history, logic, or learned experience. - Quin Hillyer
NOMINEE, n. A modest gentleman shrinking from the distinction of private life and diligently seeking the honorable obscurity of public office. - Ambrose Bierce
If I had my way, any man guilty of golf would be ineligible for any office of trust in the United States. - H. L. Mencken
To be turned from one's course by men's opinions, by blame, and by misrepresentation shows a man unfit to hold an office. - Quintus Fabius Maximus
I had the most boring office job in the world...I used to clean the windows on envelopes. - Rita Rudner
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love: Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues; Let every eye negotiate for itself, And trust no agent. - William Shakespeare
Stories of Fantasy are nothing more than the retelling of our own triumphs and sad, sad tragedies ... I have that painted on my office wall and love to stare at it. - Tod Langley
My circus train pulls through the nightFull of lions and trapeze artistsI'm done with elephants and clownsI want to run away and join the office - Mike Doughty
A person who says his expertise lies in selling only a particular product, but for other products some else of their team has the capability to makes sales; is actually playing office politics in spite of the management considering him consistently the star performer in the organisation. - Anuj Somany
Nowadays, the Internet decides if you're good, not the big man in the big office. No matter how important that man thinks he is, everyone else knows that he's not important anymore, and the Internet decides these things, here in the modern age. - Alexei Maxim Russell
Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies. - Woody Allen
I was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed that the doctor's office was full of portraits by Picasso. - Rita Rudner
Nixon is a shifty-eyed goddamn liar....He's one of the few in the history of this country to run for high office talking out of both sides of his mouth at the same time and lying out of both sides. - Harry S Truman
And there are so much easier ways to destroy a woman. You don't have to rape her or kill her; you don't even have to beat her. You can just marry her. You don't even have to do that. You can just let her work in your office for thirty-five dollars a week. - Marilyn French
Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work. - Al Capp
The King of Glory does not reward His servants according to the dignity of their office, but according to the humility and love with which they have exercised it. - Francis de Sales
Friendship is constant in all other things Save in the office and affairs of love: Therefore all hearts in love use their own tongues; Let every eye negotiate for itself And trust no agent. - William Shakespeare
The government consists of a gang of men exactly like you and me. They have, taking one with another, no special talent for the business of government; they have only a talent for getting and holding office. - H. L. Mencken
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office. - Thomas Jefferson
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. - Aesop
My idea of working for a living is not going to office and earning a salary. It is to build a log house and catch my own fish and till some soil. - Girish Kohli
Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them.…'Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger. - David Hume
It is inaccurate to say I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office. - H. L. Mencken
There is no worse heresy than that the office sanctifies the holder of it. - Lord Acton
You have to remember that I was a bright but simple fellow from Canada who seldom, if ever, met another writer, and then only a so-called literary type that occasionally sold a story and meanwhile worked in an office for a living. - A.E. van Vogt
Anybody who wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office. - David Broder
Abraham Lincoln and Millard Fillmore had the same title. They were both presidents of the United States, but their tenure in office and their legacy could not be more different. - Barack Obama
Portia remembered her interview in the small office upstairs...in which she had been so shy, so terrified about not being good enough, not getting this thing, this chance, which she had only just discovered she wanted very badly. - Jean Hanff Korelitz
Wouldn't it be better to die doing something interesting than to drop dead in an office and the last thing you see is someone you don't like? - Barbara Hillary
Don't Just go to Office and do your Job. Look for Light that can Enlighten your Future. - Md.Ashraful Nobi
Virtue has its own reward, but no box office. - Mae West
CONSUL, n. In American politics, a person who having failed to secure and office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country. - Ambrose Bierce
When we got into office, the thing that surprised me the most was that things were as bad as we'd been saying they were. - John F. Kennedy
No man will ever bring out of that office the reputation which carries him into it. The honeymoon would be as short in that case as in any other, and its moments of ecstasy would be ransomed by years of torment and hatred. - Thomas Jefferson
Frankly, Pedro Almodóvar's recent box office hit, Volver, is the first movie I've seen in which a young woman's retaliation against sexual violence doesn't ultimately boomerang around to destroy her - Sarah Stillman
Art is a kind of innate drive that seizes a human being and makes him its instrument. To perform this difficult office it is sometimes necessary for him to sacrifice happiness and everything that makes life worth living for the ordinary human being. - C.G. Jung
Office Politics are worse than state politics.Try not to become a Wedge of it. - Mohith Agadi
ultimately, the long-term goal is to have a critically informed public vote out of office representatives that are sacrificing children to the corporate bottom line with prepackaged teacher-proof curricula, standardized tests, and accountability schemes. - Pepi Leistyna
Women deserve better than propaganda and lies to get into panties. Propaganda and lies to get into office, to get out of court, to get out of paying child support. Get the fuck out of our decisions and give us back our voice. Women deserve better; women deserve choice. - Sonya Renee Taylor
The short memories of the American voters is what keeps our politicians in office. - Will Rogers
Love has no place in a lawyer's office. - Elizabeth Aston
Just another day at the office. - Captain Price
As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron. - H.L. Mencken
As they say around the Texas Legislature, if you can't drink their whiskey, screw their women, take their money, and vote against 'em anyway, you don't belong in office. - Molly Ivins
I wanted to stand on the kind of holy ground that wasn't curated by church professionals, where a burning bush could blaze forth in defiance of safety regulations and outside of regular office hours. - Sara Miles
If we get a 3D printer at the office, the first thing I’m printing with it is a new 3D printer just for me! - The Covert Comic
The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office. - Robert Frost
The office of poetry is not to make us think accurately, but feel truly. - Frederick William Robertson
A bureaucrat is a Democrat who holds some office that a Republican wants.
Honesty is the great essential. It exalts the individual citizenship, and, without honesty, no man deserves the confidence of the people in private pursuit or in public office. - Warren G. Harding
In the consciousness that another mind reflects your thought, you find the keenest satisfaction. Here is the high office of a friend, and in these high experiences is the point of attachment.-- - Samuel McChord Crothers
Greatness consists not in the holding of some future office, but really consists in doing great deeds with little means and the accomplishment of vast purposes from the private rants of life. To be great at all one must be great here, now, in Philadelphia. - Russell H. Conwell
There are no office hours for leaders.
ROSTRUM, n. In Latin, the beak of a bird or the prow of a ship. In America, a place from which a candidate for office energetically expounds the wisdom, virtue and power of the rabble. - Ambrose Bierce
I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early. - Charles Lamb
The Office does not sanctify the holder of it. - Robert Heinlein
You must not wait to be elected into office, before you begin to serve. Begin to serve every where you are; in the home, community, school, university, work, hospital, church, market, society, nation and among many other places. - Lailah Gifty Akita
In selecting men for office, let principle be your guide. Regard not the particular sect or denomination of the candidate - look to his character. - Noah Webster
I appreciate my my sleep In sleep my conversation is witty My home is dusted My office work is up to date The dog is even well behaved And food is on the table on timeBut then when I'm asleep I don't have you to clutter and confuseMy hungry heart - Nikki Giovanni
Blessed be His name that He has arranged that one Person of the Sacred Trinity should undertake this office of Comforter, for no man could ever perform its duties. We might as well hope to be the Savior as to be the Comforter of the heartbroken! - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
I'm convinced there's a small room in the attic of the Foreign Office where future diplomats are taught to stammer. - Peter Ustinov
When I took office, only high energy physicists had ever heard of what is called the Worldwide Web.... Now even my cat has its own page. - Bill Clinton
I never waited for my Irish Cream coffee to be the right temperature, with a storm happening outside and my fireplace crackling ... I wrote every day, at home, in the office, whether I felt like it or not, I just did it. - Stephen J. Cannell
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