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Providence has its appointed hour for everything.
We cannot command results, we can only strive.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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I was appointed Poet Laureate.
It came totally out of the blue because most Poet Laureates
had been considerably older than I. It was not something
that I even had begun to dream about!
- Rita Dove

Everything comes gradually and at its appointed hour.
- Ovid

I was the United States Attorney for Maine for three years,
and then was appointed a federal judge.
- George J. Mitchell

 

The ship was named the Bounty: I was appointed to command
her on the 16th of August 1787.
- William Bligh

People in the mass media tend more and more every day
to look and act like elected and appointed officials.
- L. Neil Smith

The time has come to stop beating our heads against
stone walls under the illusion that we have been appointed
policeman to the human race.
- Walter Lippmann

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In 1948 I was appointed to a Lectureship in Physics
and in 1949 elected to a Fellowship at Trinity College.
- Martin Ryle

I would like to see the day when somebody would be
appointed surgeon somewhere who had no hands,
for the operative part is the least part of the work.
- Harvey Cushing

Committees have become so important nowadays that subcommittees
have to be appointed to do the work.
- Laurence J. Peter

Know which officials are voted into office and which are appointed,
and by whom.
- Marilyn vos Savant

A committee is a group of the unprepared,
appointed by the unwilling to do the unnecessary.
- Fred Allen

A king is a thing men have made for their own sakes,
for quietness sake.
Just as in a family one man is appointed to buy the meat.
- John Selden

As a good wine must be kept in a good cask,
so a wholesome body is the proper foundation for a
well-appointed inner ground.
- Johannes Tauler

The other was the best recovered in his condition;
and being now pretty well,
was appointed nurse to the rest of the sick.
Next to oranges, I thought the cyder had the best effects.
- James Lind

Wherever magistrates were appointed from among those
who complied with the injunctions of the laws,
Socrates considered the government to be an aristocracy.
- Xenophon

My appointed work is to awaken the divine nature that is within.
- Peace Pilgrim

I've appointed a task force to take a fresh look at
the color-code system and whether we should retain it,
change it or scrap it.
- Janet Napolitano

So we need the same strategy, we need young,
aggressive judges to be appointed, and that's what the President has done,
but getting them through is the challenge.
- Jay Alan Sekulow

Being appointed Elder Professor meant very much taking over the shop,
in that the professor in those days controlled all the moneys.
- John Henry Carver

It was appointed by law in Athens, that the obsequies
of the citizens who fell in battle should be performed at the public expense,
and in the most honorable manner.
- Edward Everett

The best security for civilization is the dwelling,
and upon properly appointed and becoming dwellings depends,
more than anything else, the improvement of mankind.
- Benjamin Disraeli

The threat to globalization is not the wasted American
dollars but Washington's readiness to mix US commercial
interests with its self-appointed role as global protector.
- William Greider

The mistake a lot of politicians make is in forgetting
they've been appointed and thinking they've been anointed.
- Claude Pepper

No person connected with me by blood or marriage will be appointed to office.
- Rutherford B. Hayes

If a chairman sacks the manager he initially appointed,
he should go as well.
- Brian Clough

Judges are appointed often through the political process.
- Stephen Breyer

A lot of my reading over the next few months will be
the works of Hans Christian Andersen -
I have been appointed an ambassador for the bicentenary
celebrations of his birth next year.
- Roger Moore

After 16 months of teaching, consulting,
fellowship, and special project activities on matters
ranging from conservation to healthcare to international trade,
Gov.
Ventura appointed me to the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
- David Minge

But when one believes that you've been appointed by
God for a particular mission in history,
you have to be very careful about that,
how you speak about that.
Where is the self-reflection in that? Where is the humility in that?
- Jim Wallis

The president appoints the judges.
Your lives and your children's lives can change by
all of these appellate court judges who will be appointed
who will reinterpret laws,
and things can change.
- Johnnie Cochran

In England the judges should have independence to protect
the people against the crown.
Here the judges should not be independent of the people,
but be appointed for not more than seven years.
The people would always re-elect the good judges.
- Andrew Jackson

When I appointed the Minister of the Environment to major cabinet status,
the Planning and Priorities committee,
the signals that that sent through Ottawa were major,
because that's what the bureaucracy understands.
- Brian Mulroney

I propose a Constitutional Amendment providing that,
if any public official, elected or appointed,
at any level of government, is caught lying to any
member of the public for any reason,
the punishment shall be death by public hanging.
- L. Neil Smith

The Bush Cabinet is quite interesting,
there are no flashy people in there.
No stars.
They all seem quite focused and serious and knowledgeable
about the areas to which they have been appointed.
- Morley Safer

When the late Bishop was appointed, about thirty-two years ago,
to diffuse the light of the Gospel through this extensive
portion of His Majesty's dominions,
it was even a greater spiritual, than a natural wilderness.
- John Strachan

As to the question of elected or not elected,
each member of the European Commission has been appointed
jointly by the governments of the 15 member states,
and undergone individual scrutiny and a vote of confidence
from the European Parliament.
- Mario Monti

We can easily manage if we will only take,
each day, the burden appointed to it.
But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday's burden over again today,
and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.
- John Newton

And what does reward virtue? You think the communist
commissar rewards virtue? You think a Hitler rewards virtue? You think,
excuse me, if you'll pardon me, American presidents
reward virtue? Do they choose their appointees on the
basis of the virtue of the people appointed or on the
basis of their political clout?
- Milton Friedman

More and more people in my country recognise the dangers
of having their governors appointed by Putin and having
no influence in parliament because Parliament today
is also following instructions from Kremlin and no
longer represents its people.
- Garry Kasparov

I believe that presidents up through and including
George Bush have known that Americans were left alive and in violation of law,
these high officials and certain of their appointed
subordinates have continued and perpetrated a cover up of this reality.
- Bo Gritz

Speaker Newt Gingrich has appointed a task force,
which I'm on, and over the next couple months the task
force is going to try to come up with legislation that
does what we're all trying to do.
I feel pretty good about the members that are on the task force.
- Charlie Norwood

But, I know enough people in that court,
through the years, to know one thing:
There's always somebody who surprises you,
who rises above what they thought they appointed him for,
and stays with the separation of powers,
and with the right of the law to decide.
- Arthur Hertzberg

The ordinary ministry is that which receives all of
its direction from the will of God revealed in the
Scriptures and from those means which God has appointed
in the church for its continual edification.
- William Ames

I would like you to consider the difference in the time from 1963 to date.
The FBI, at that time, was headed by Mr. Hoover who
had been appointed Director continuously.
He had, I would say, a good reputation.
- John Sherman Cooper

None of the modes by which a magistrate is appointed,
popular election, the accident of the lot,
or the accident of birth, affords, as far as we can perceive,
much security for his being wiser than any of his neighbours.
- Thomas Babington

Even the Congressional Budget Office and the Social
Security trustees appointed by the president say that
Social Security is financially sound,
without any changes for the next 40 to 50 years.
- James Roosevelt

I want to believe that those who have been appointed
to accomplish this mission will be totally committed,
devoting all their skills and determination to their work.
I urge you to lend them your support so that,
together, we can build that bright future worthy of our country.
- Paul Biya

Prior to any questioning, the person must be warned
that he has a right to remain silent,
that any statement he does make may be used as evidence
against him and that he has a right to the presence of an attorney,
either retained or appointed.
- Earl Warren

I know divers, and divers men know me,
which love me as I do them: yet if I should pray them,
when I meet them in the street openly,
they would abhor me; but if I pray them where they
be appointed to meet me secretly,
they will hear me and accept my request.
- William Tyndale

Through years of secret work, scientific and basic ground work was laid,
in order to be ready again to work the German Armed
Forces at the appointed hour,
without loss of time or experience.
- Gustav Krupp

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
- Aesop

You don't expect to get the letter saying,
Her Majesty would like to appoint you Knight Commander of the British Empire!
It was just a completely overwhelming and exciting day.
- Antony Sher

Congress seems drugged and inert most of the time...
its idea of meeting a problem is to hold hearings or,
in extreme cases, to appoint a commission.
- Shirley Chisholm

Every time I appoint someone to a vacant position,
I make a hundred unhappy and one ungrateful.
- Louis XIV

Great God of the Ants, thou hast granted victory to thy servants.
I appoint thee honorary Colonel.
- Karel Capek

I move to appoint a Committee to correspond with the neighboring colonies,
on the present important Crisis.
- Isaac Low

If you see a snake, just kill it - don't appoint a committee on snakes.
- Ross Perot

I would first recommend we appoint a Police Director
that commands the respect of the rank and file.
- Vincent Frank

The time frame is very small to disarm the militia,
to bring about a security situation in which the governing council,
the 24 Iraqis or however many others they appoint,
can govern the country.
- Richard Lugar

It's very simple.
If the American people care about a lot of things including
corruption in government,
then, in fact, if you use the power to appoint in order
to do political business,
to clear fields, to save your party money and so on,
if it's not a crime - and I believe it is -
it certainly is business as usual,
politics of corruption.
- Darrell Issa

In this context, I believe it is an imperative for
the new President to select and install his team as quickly as possible,
and this does not imply that he must or should appoint
members of the 'other' party to his Cabinet,
which could contribute to inaction and inefficiency.
- Richard V. Allen

The standard rumor at the time was that Rumsfeld,
as chief of staff, had persuaded President Ford to appoint George H.W.
Bush as director of Central Intelligence,
assuming that that got rid of a potential competitor for the presidency.
- Bobby R. Inman

The Constitution gives the president the power to appoint,
upon the advice and consent of a majority of the Senate,
and it plainly does not give a minority of senators
any right to interfere with that process.
- John Jay Hooker

The liberals are fighting so hard whenever President
Bush appoints any federal judges.
- Steve Chabot

One day after laying a wreath at the tomb of Martin Luther King Jr.,
President Bush appoints a federal judge who has built
his career around dismantling Dr. King's legacy.
- Hillary Clinton

God appoints our graces to be nurses to other men's weaknesses.
- Henry Ward Beecher

In 1959 the University recognized our work by appointing
me to a new Chair of Radio Astronomy.
- Martin Ryle

Absent scandal, a federal judge can serve for decades on the bench,
underscoring the importance of appointing judges who
have a proper understanding of their constitutional role.
- Paul Weyrich

For I must tell you that we artists cannot tread the
path of Beauty without Eros keeping company with us
and appointing himself as our guide.
- Thomas Mann

I would argue that one of the issues which the public
should be much more emphatic about with all politicians...
is patronage, appointing people to high positions because
they supported your campaign or helped you raise money.
- John Hickenlooper


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