Office Politics Quotes

The city of Washington is in some respects self-contained, and it is easy there to forget what the rest of the United States is thinking about. I count it a fortunate circumstance that almost all the windows of the White House and its offices open upon unoccupied spaces that stretch to the banks of the Potomac ... and that as I sit there I can constantly forget Washington and remember the United States.

Woodrow Wilson

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

William Shakespeare

The greatest comfort of my old age, and that which gives me the greatest satisfaction, is the pleasing remembrance of the many benefits and friendly offices I have done to others.


The person who says "I'm not political" is in great danger.... Only the fittest will survive, and the fittest will be the ones who understand their office's politics.

Jean Hollands

So there he is at last. Man on the moon. The poor magnificent bungler! He can't even get to the office without undergoing the agonies of the damned, but give him a little metal, a few chemicals, some wire and twenty or thirty billion dollars and, vroom!

Russell Baker

The most important political office is that of private citizen.

Louis Brandeis

I believe in the battle - whether it's the battle of a campaign or the battle of this office, which is a continuing battle.

Richard Nixon

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

Well-ventilated, well-lighted, and sanitarily kept workrooms, rest-rooms and other creature comforts provided in factories, stores, and office buildings are largely the results of women's presence in industry.

Edith Johnson

Men are troublesome. They complain about trifles a woman wouldn't notice. The office boys...complain that the temperature of the building is too hot or too cold...If they have a slight headache, they stay at home.

Clara Lanza

California has set up regional collection offices around the world, staffed by California employees, specifically for out of state California businesses to collect the money and bring it back to California.

Craig Benson

Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.

Erma Bombeck

A sub-clerk in the post-office is the equal of a conqueror if consciousness is common to them.

Albert Camus

No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.

George Bernard Shaw
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