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.


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

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

William Shakespeare

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


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
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