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Servant Quotes

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If you are the master, be sometimes blind,
if you are the servant, be sometimes deaf.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Related topics: Wisdom

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift
and the rational mind is a faithful servant.
We have created a society that honors the servant
and has forgotten the gift.
- Albert Einstein

Service which is rendered without joy
helps neither the servant nor the served.
But all other pleasures and possessions
pale into nothingness before service
which is rendered in a spirit of joy.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Though I am a servant, I am not your servant.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

 

You shall not covet your neighbor's house;
you shall not covet your neighbor's wife,
nor his male servant, nor his female servant,
nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor's.
- Exodus 20:17

Government is not reason; it is not eloquent;
it is force.
Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
- George Washington

I die the king's faithful servant, but God's first.
- Thomas More

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Right now, computers, which are supposed to be our servant,
are oppressing us.
- Jef Raskin

In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
- Charles de Gaulle

The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality.
The last is to say thank you.
In between, the leader is a servant.
- Max de Pree

If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence,
our servant may prove to be our executioner.
- Omar N. Bradley

The public character of every public servant is legitimate subject of discussion,
and his fitness or unfitness for office may be fairly canvassed by any person.
- Charles Babbage

'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University.
But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman.
- William Congreve

Grant us a brief delay; impulse in everything is but a worthless servant.
- Caecilius Statius

In all my life and in the future, I will always be
a faithful and loyal servant to all of my compatriots.
- Norodom Sihamoni

Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty,
a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity,
and a wife in misfortune.
- Chanakya

I am not a perfect servant.
I am a public servant doing my best against the odds.
As I develop and serve, be patient.
God is not finished with me yet.
- Jesse Jackson

Man's sin is in his failure to live what he is.
Being the master of the earth, man forgets that he is the servant of God.
- Abraham Joshua Heschel

Dear God, please take care of your servant John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
- Jackie Kennedy

Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master.
- Christian Lous Lange

Recollection is not something that I can summon up,
it simply comes and I am the servant of it.
- Edna O'Brien

A biblical false prophet was a servant of the devil
attempting to lead people away from the truth.
- Walter Martin

A servant of God has but one Master.
It ill becomes the servant to seek to be rich,
and great, and honored in that world where his Lord was poor,
and mean, and despised.
- George Muller

I believe if a private citizen is able to affect public
opinion in a constructive way he doesn't have to be
an elected public servant to perform a public service.
- Warren Beatty

Money is a good servant, but a poor master.
- Dominique Bouhours

He who is not a good servant will not be a good master.
- Plato

It is a very difficult job, being the servant of two masters.
- Allison Janney

Sing the songs of joy to the Lord, serve the Name of the Lord,
and become the servant of His servants.
- Guru Nanak

The First Lady is an unpaid public servant elected by one person -
her husband.
- Lady Bird Johnson

In the north we could not hope to keep the worst and
poorest servant for a single day in the wretched discomfort
in which our negro servants are forced habitually to live.
- Fanny Kemble

The national will is the supreme law of the Republic,
and on all subjects within the limits of his constitutional
powers should be faithfully obeyed by the public servant.
- Martin Van Buren

Hell is the highest reward that the devil can offer
you for being a servant of his.
- Billy Sunday

I was only the servant of my country and had I, at any moment,
failed to express her unflinching resolve to fight and conquer,
I should at once have been rightly cast aside.
- Winston Churchill

A civil servant doesn't make jokes.
- Eugene Ionesco

But mathematics is the sister, as well as the servant,
of the arts and is touched by the same madness and genius.
- Marston Morse

Blessed be God that Thou hast filled the soul of Thy
servant with joy and peace in believing.
- Christopher Love

If there's anything a public servant hates to do it's
something for the public.
- Kin Hubbard

Reason is the servant of instinct.
- Clarence Day

If a servant strives to please his master and studies
and takes pains to do it,
I believe there are but few masters who would use such a servant cruelly.
- Jupiter Hammon

Money is in some respects life's fire:
it is a very excellent servant,
but a terrible master.
- P. T. Barnum

You can't be a Red if you're married to a civil servant.
- Doris Lessing

A man must be master of his hours and days,
not their servant.
- William Frederick Book

A great man is different from an eminent one in that
he is ready to be the servant of the society.
- B. R. Ambedkar

I would rather be a servant in the House of the Lord
than to sit in the seats of the mighty.
- Alben W. Barkley

A servant church must have as its priority solidarity with the poor.
- Claudio Hummes

Servant leadership is the foundation and the secret
of Sam Walton's ability to achieve team synergy.
- Michael Bergdahl

I believe that government is the servant of the people and not their master.
- David Rockefeller

Never had there been such an attempt to make conquest
the servant of civilization.
About keeping India there is no question.
England has a real duty there.
- Goldwin Smith

I want to live perfectly above the law,
and make it my servant instead of my master.
- Brigham Young

It's the most rewarding thing to be a civil servant.
- Sargent Shriver

I am heartily rejoiced that my term is so near its close.
I will soon cease to be a servant and will become a sovereign.
- James K. Polk

To maintain a joyful family requires much from both
the parents and the children.
Each member of the family has to become,
in a special way, the servant of the others.
- Pope John Paul II

The first lady is, and always has been,
an unpaid public servant elected by one person,
her husband.
- Claudia Johnson

The word knight, which originally meant boy or servant,
was particularly applied to a young man after he was
admitted to the privilege of bearing arms.
- Thomas Bulfinch

Self-justification is a treacherous servant.
- Wellington Mara

I remain your servant and I will do as you ask of me.
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi

If thou art a master, be sometimes blind;
if a servant,
sometimes deaf.
- Thomas Fuller

It is very sad for a man to make himself servant to a single thing;
his manhood all taken out of him by the hydraulic pressure of excessive business.
- Theodore Parker

Make them laugh, make them cry, and hack to laughter.
What do people go to the theatre for? An emotional exercise.
I am a servant of the people.
I have never forgotten that.
- Mary Pickford

The painter...
does not fit the paints to the world.
He most certainly does not fit the world to himself.
He fits himself to the paint.
The self is the servant who bears the paintbox and its inherited contents.
- Annie Dillard

My father was a civil servant, fairly sort of middle ranking,
low to middle ranking.
He worked almost entirely in what was then called Administrative Labour,
dealing with employment and unemployment issues.
- John Hume

We are beginning to wonder whether a servant girl hasn't
the best of it after all.
She knows how the salad tastes without the dressing,
and she knows how life's lived before it gets to the parlor door.
- Djuna Barnes

I'm very old-fashioned in some ways because of my father,
who thought that being a public servant was an honor.
Everyone must find a capacity in which they can serve,
because we all benefit from society.
- Kathleen Turner

In true education, anything that comes to our hand is as good as a book:
the prank of a page-
boy,
the blunder of a servant, a bit of table talk -
they are all part of the curriculum.
- Michel de Montaigne

It is ironic that the United States should have been
founded by intellectuals,
for throughout most of our political history,
the intellectual has been for the most part either an outsider,
a servant or a scapegoat.
- Richard Hofstadter

Al Gonzales is a dedicated public servant and exceptionally
qualified to be our nation's next Attorney General.
I know that a lot has been said about Judge Gonzales' life story.
It is a story of the fulfillment of the American Dream.
- Mel Martinez

A true servant of God will never teach a false doctrine.
He will never deny new revelation.
He never will tell you that the canon of scripture is full,
or that the New Testament is the last revelation ever
intended to be given to man.
- Orson Pratt

An offensive war, I believe to be wrong and would therefore
have nothing to do with it,
having no right to meddle with another man's property,
his ox or his ass, his man servant or his maid servant or anything this is his.
- Daniel Morgan

Most Glorious and eternal Majesty, Thou art righteous
and holy in all thou dost to the sons of men,
though thou hast suffered men to condemn Thy servant,
Thy servant will not condemn Thee.
- Christopher Love

I was induced to establish several orders of merit,
from conviction that emulation, well directed,
becomes a useful servant; and, that the latent genius
of some youth is more easily brought into action this way,
than by the more sordid gratification of self-interest.
- Joseph Lancaster

The English, the plain English, of the politest address
of a gentleman to a lady is,
I am now, dear Madam, your humble servant:
Pray be so good as to let me be your Lord and Master.
- Samuel Richardson


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