Office Politics Quotes

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

Discipline is simply the art of making the soldiers fear their officers more than the enemy.

Claude Arien Helvetius

Memory seldom fails when its office is to show us the tombs of our buried hopes.

Lady Marguerite Blessington

If I had my way, any man guilty of golf would be barred from any public office in the United States and the families of the breed would be shipped off to the white slave corrals of Argentina.

H.L. Mencken

The sport of choice for the urban poor is basketball. The sport of choice for maintenance level employees is bowling. The sport of choice for front-line workers is football. The sport of choice for supervisors is baseball. The sport of choice for middle management is tennis. The sport of choice for corporate officers is golf. Conclusion: The higher you are in the corporate structure, the smaller your balls become.

Unknown

In the last analysis, of course, an oath will encourage fidelity in office only to the degree that officeholders continue to believe that they cannot escape ultimate accountability for a breach of faith.

James L. Buckley

The most important political office is that of private citizen.

Louis Brandeis

Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind; the thief doth fear each bush an officer.

William Shakespeare

The President of the United States would be liable to be impeached, tried, and upon conviction of treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors, removed from office; and would afterwards be liable to prosecution and punishment in the ordinary course of law. The person of the King of Great Britain is sacred and inviolable: There is no constitutional tribunal to which he is amenable, no punishment to which he can be subjected without involving the crisis of a national revolution.

Alexander Hamilton

Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping.

Jonathan Swift

Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies.

Woody Allen

The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.

Dwight David Eisenhower

It is statesmanlike for the administration and†Congress†to look to our nation's welfare beyond their terms in office.

Nick Clooney

The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.

Samuel Johnson

Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.

Arthur Christopher Benson

Traditional gag notice hung in offices and factories at a time period when all games were played during daylight hours

Unknown

Christmas is a time when everybody wants his past forgotten and his present remembered. What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day.

Phyllis Diller

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

MINISTER, n. An agent of a higher power with a lower responsibility. In diplomacy, an officer sent into a foreign country as the visible embodiment of his sovereign's hostility.

Ambrose Bierce

Sleep is pain's easiest salve, and doth fulfill all the offices of death, except to kill

John Donne

Patriotism in the female sex is the most disinterested of all virtues. Excluded from honors and from offices, we cannot attach ourselves to the State or Government from having held a place of eminence. Even in the freest countries our property is subject to the control and disposal of our partners, to whom the laws have given a sovereign authority. Deprived of a voice in legislation, obliged to submit to those laws which are imposed upon us, is it not sufficient to make us indifferent to the public welfare? Yet all history and every age exhibit instances of patriotic virtue in the female sex; which considering our situation equals the most heroic of yours.

Abigail Adams

You have no values. With you it's all nihilism, cynicism, sarcasm, and orgasm. Hey, in France I could run for office with that slogan, and win!

Woody Allen

That judges of important causes should hold office for life is a disputable thing, for the mind grows old as well as the body.

Aristotle

The office of the Vice-President is a greater honor than I ever dreamed of attaining.

Chester A. Arthur
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