Top 1200 Quotes & Sayings by Famous Public Servants

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A good education is a foundation for a better future.
The ultimate purpose of economics, of course, is to understand and promote the enhancement of well-being.
Anyone who tells you to deny yourself is from Satan. — © Paula White
Anyone who tells you to deny yourself is from Satan.
Economic growth and environmental protection are not at odds. They're opposite sides of the same coin if you're looking at longer-term prosperity.
Technology has forever changed the world we live in. We're online, in one way or another, all day long. Our phones and computers have become reflections of our personalities, our interests, and our identities. They hold much that is important to us.
Being a lawyer is not merely a vocation. It is a public trust, and each of us has an obligation to give back to our communities.
If there is a job that you feel passionate about, do what you can to pursue that job; if there is a purpose about which you are passionate, dedicate yourself to that purpose.
All advocacy is, at its core, an exercise in empathy.
Nobody ever won an election by spitting at his political opponents.
There are no American infidels in Baghdad. Never!
FOMO (fear of missing out) is the enemy of valuing your own time.
The baby boomers are the most spoiled, most self-centered, most narcissistic generation the country's ever produced.
Accusations fit on a bumper sticker; the truth takes longer. — © Michael Hayden
Accusations fit on a bumper sticker; the truth takes longer.
Education is the gateway to the American Dream. But today our immigration laws make higher education - a virtual requirement for financial security - out of reach for more than one million undocumented students.
Loneliness is different than isolation and solitude. Loneliness is a subjective feeling where the connections we need are greater than the connections we have. In the gap, we experience loneliness. It's distinct from the objective state of isolation, which is determined by the number of people around you.
The most important characteristics you need to succeed in business are resilience, determination and persistence.
It's now evident that public health is part of national security.
Strategic autonomy is not secured by merely asserting one's independence: it is secured by creating mutually beneficial interdependencies.
For my family, belief in God and in the resurrection of Jesus Christ brings such hope and promise to our lives. It strengthens our family and our marriage as we focus on Christ as our example of pure love, compassion and tolerance towards others. This positive message is one that helps us become better people each day.
Each day, millions of police officers do the selfless work of putting their lives on the line to protect civilians, frequently responding to or preventing crises completely with no recognition.
Through strategic diplomacy, private-public sector partnerships, and innovative new ideas, the Trump administration has advanced policies that will benefit millions of working families here in the United States and abroad.
Action requires focus and priorities and these inherently require compromises and pragmatism.
As cyber threats evolve, we need to evolve as well.
The world has grown increasingly dangerous, with a nuclear madman in North Korea testing an ICBM a month, mullahs in Tehran plotting the takeover of the Middle East, Russia engaging in 'frozen conflicts' in Ukraine, Georgia, and Moldova, a very hot civil war in Syria, and China appropriating a vast swath of the Pacific to itself.
Being falsely accused of racism is, at best, unpleasant and at worst, can destroy a career.
Human beings are capable of great good, but also of the basest evil.
The most important 6 inches on the battlefield is between your ears.
You keep your eyes on the prize, you try to do what's right, and eventually, you'll reach your goal.
Our nation's commitment is to provide a quality education to every child to serve the public common good. Accordingly, we must shift the paradigm to think of education funding as investments made in individual children, not in institutions or buildings.
Where civil society is welcomed, communities are more safe, more secure, and more prosperous.
It's not a choice between war and peace. It's a choice between war and endless war. It's not appeasement. I think it's better even to call it American self-interest.
Alignment of business strategy and risk appetite should minimize the firm's exposure to large and unexpected losses. In addition, the firm's risk management capabilities need to be commensurate with the risks it expects to take.
Rising sea levels, severe draughts, the melting of the polar caps, the more frequent and devastating natural disasters all raise demand for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.
I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn't. Hey, it made me a better leader: you have to take a lot of people's needs into account; you have to look down the road. Trying to negotiate getting a couple of kids to watch the same TV show requires serious diplomacy.
Imagine a world where everything that can be connected will be connected - where driverless cars talk to smart transportation networks and where wireless sensors can monitor your health and transmit data to your doctor. That's a snapshot of what the 5G world will look like.
I get a lot of calls from families and people who have served time and they say, 'Thank you, Sheriff. I hate the tents.' That's music to my ears.
Not using fly ash in our highways would just be a plain waste of taxpayers' money, which I find unacceptable. Most people don't realize that without fly ash, many of Montana's infrastructure projects simply would not have been possible - like the Hungry Horse Dam near Glacier National Park.
I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they frighten me. — © Duke of Wellington
I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they frighten me.
I don't play full court anymore. I just play half-court.
Vaccines and antibiotics have made many infectious diseases a thing of the past; we've come to expect that public health and modern science can conquer all microbes. But nature is a formidable adversary.
We all have a responsibility to protect endangered species, both for their sake and for the sake of our own future generations.
Democratic politicians, liberal activists and liberal news outlets routinely deploy incendiary rhetoric and wicked accusations to marginalize Republicans.
I like globalization; I want to say it works, but it is hard to say that when six hundred million people are slipping backwards.
I don't go by my caste, creed or religion. My works speak for me.
We want to see huge growth in this economy in small- and medium-sized businesses.
Yes, war is hell. It is awful. It involves human beings killing other human beings, sometimes innocent civilians. That is why we despise war.
I am an ordinary woman from a Tamil family.
Trade has helped the economy grow. Simultaneously, a sizable number of Americans haven't shared in that bounty, and if we don't pay attention to their concerns, all the political favor for open markets will dry up.
The Russians thrive on misinformation and disinformation. — © Fiona Hill
The Russians thrive on misinformation and disinformation.
To President Biden's credit, I mean, he kind of - he says, if you mess up, fess up. And if you, you know, don't have the answer, don't make it up. And I follow that.
We should be bolstering American energy independence and American jobs - not making ourselves vulnerable by lining the pockets of foreign energy suppliers.
When I became a cadet, I immediately decided I wanted to be an undercover cop because I don't like uniforms.
I am convinced that there are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked and those that will be. And even they are converging into one category: companies that have been hacked and will be hacked again.
The more people we can attract to science and technology - men, women, everybody - the more economic opportunity we have as a nation.
We have told the Iranian regime countless times, do not confuse President Trump's strategic patience with weakness.
Human rights are standards of behavior that are inherent in every human being. They are the core principles underpinning human interaction in society. These include liberty, due process or justice, and freedom of religious beliefs. I find little sympathy with efforts to try to equate Internet access with these higher, fundamental concepts.
I worry when athletes are simply used by their universities to produce revenue, to make money for them, nothing to show at the back end. I grew up with a lot of players who had very, very tough lives after the ball started bouncing for them. And that's why I'm going to continue to fight.
It is beyond dispute that Saddam Hussein is a menace.
Most of the State of the Union will not be about Iraq. Most of the State of the Union will be about improving America's economy and providing greater access to health care for millions of American people, including senior citizens.
We must constantly learn, adjust, improve, and strive to be better.
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