Quotations on Office

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Our system provides for a winner to take office on January 20th, and he is expected to take command of the ship of state. Failure to do so, characterized by hesitation and indecision, will harm the national interest.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Failure, Harm, Hesitation, Indecision, Interest, Office, State, Will)

President Bush's mercury rule is a gift to the big energy companies that helped put him in office.
- Tom Allen
(Keywords: Energy, Mercury, Office, President)

I couldn't sleep one night and I was sitting in my office and I realized that I was an independent filmmaker.
- Darren Aronofsky
(Keywords: Night, Office, Sleep)

With her high pale brow under her faded brown hair, she was like a rock washed clean by years of her husband's absences at conventions, dinners, committee meetings or simply at the office.
- Louis Auchincloss
(Keywords: Husband, Committee, Hair, Meetings, Office, Years)

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
(Keywords: Fitness, Character, May, Office, Public)

And the whole Oscar thing, that is just surreal: you spend months and months doing promotion, and then come back to reality with this golden thing in your hands. You put it in the office and then you just have to look at it sitting on the shelf. And, after about two weeks, you go: 'What is that doing there?'
- Javier Bardem
(Keywords: Months, Office, Promotion, Reality)

And one of the things I've tried to do in my first months in office is to give more Georgians - reporters and members of the general public alike - a closer look at how their government works.
- Roy Barnes
(Keywords: Government, First, Months, Office, Public)

After all, I have spent the better part of my adult life insisting that government be open... that government be accessible... and that government be held accountable to people who voted us into office.
- Roy Barnes
(Keywords: Government, Life, People, Office, Open)

I think we have a number of young people - like yourself - who want to make a difference. I'm not sure the numbers are as large because I think the burden of getting elected to public office at the national level has become astronomically expensive.
- Birch Bayh
(Keywords: People, Burden, Difference, Numbers, Office, Public, Want)

I was friends with President Ronald Reagan and he once said to me, 'I don't know how anybody can serve in public office without being an actor.'
- Warren Beatty
(Keywords: Actor, Being, Friends, Office, President, Public)

We're seeing the development of tactics in Iraq, such as suicide bombing. Insurgents have been driving cars with explosives into hotels and office buildings. The recruitment may be even more prolific outside Iraq.
- Rand Beers
(Keywords: Development, Driving, Iraq, May, Office, Suicide)

I don't film messages. I let the post office take care of those.
- Bernardo Bertolucci
(Keywords: Care, Film, Office, Post)

In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.
- Ambrose Bierce
(Keywords: Intelligence, Government, Civilization, Office, Republican)

As the Nation's primary supporter of research in the physical sciences, the DOE Office of Science led the way in creating a unique system of large-scale, specialized, often one-of-a-kind facilities for scientific discovery.
- Judy Biggert
(Keywords: Science, Discovery, Nation, Office, Research)

Since coming to Congress, I have been advocating for increased resources for research in the physical sciences and for the Department of Energy Office of Science in particular.
- Judy Biggert
(Keywords: Science, Congress, Energy, Office, Research)

On the contrary, it might even be a projection of what the truth is of the Bush Administration's complacency and ineptitude on the terrorism in its first 9 months in office.
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Keywords: Truth, First, Months, Office, Terrorism)

Clinton was a president who used his office, in creative ways, to try to reinvigorate the federal government to benefit the majority.
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Keywords: Government, Majority, Office, President)

I started out mopping floors, waiting tables, and tending bar at my dad's tavern. I put myself through school working odd jobs and night shifts. I poured my heart and soul into a small business. And when I saw how out-of-touch Washington had become with the core values of this great nation, I put my name forward and ran for office.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: Business, Dad, Soul, Heart, Values, Jobs, Name, Nation, Night, Office, School, Waiting, Washington)

There is nothing quite so depressing as waking up to face a day when you know that you are going to have to deal with a government office or bureaucrat.
- Neal Boortz
(Keywords: Government, Day, Nothing, Office, Waking)

Maggie went out of doors to wash the windows and father came out into the kitchen and said he did not know whether he would go down to the post office or not. And then I sprinkled some handkerchiefs to iron.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
(Keywords: Father, Kitchen, Office, Post, Windows)

I actually use a computer a lot. I have three computers that I use on a regular basis - one is on my desk top in my Washington office, another is at home, and I have my laptop that I use when I'm travelling.
- Rick Boucher
(Keywords: Computers, Home, Office, Washington)

It is in Saudi Arabia's best interest to allow women to fully participate in its society, and this includes the right to vote and run for office.
- Barbara Boxer
(Keywords: Women, Society, Interest, Office, Right, Vote)

Five days a week I drive from our home to the Episcopal Cathedral Center of Los Angeles where I have an office, my computer, and a wonderful sense of community - especially nurtured by the presence of several younger gay men and women who are good friends.
- Malcolm Boyd
(Keywords: Home, Men, Women, Community, Computer, Friends, Gay, Office, Sense)

The reason that minorities and women don't have a better shot at getting elected to the Senate or to statewide office is because the campaign finance rules are so skewed as to make it very difficult for non-traditional candidates to raise the money necessary to get elected.
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Keywords: Finance, Money, Women, Office, Reason, Rules, Senate)

Since Bush has been in office, African-American women have fallen behind in terms of income and wages.
- Donna Brazile
(Keywords: Women, African, Income, Office, Wages)

Well, just that there would be somebody in the office and the voters - it was more or less an understanding in the entire community, as long as that person was doing a good job on the merits, nobody was going to run against him.
- Stephen Breyer
(Keywords: Community, Job, Office, Understanding)

Now I have to have the biggest P.O. box in the entire post office to get all the manuscripts coming in.
- Susie Bright
(Keywords: Now, Office, Post)

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
(Keywords: Faith, Fidelity, Office, Will)

As to the presidency, the two happiest days of my life were those of my entrance upon the office and my surrender of it.
- Martin Van Buren
(Keywords: Life, Office, Presidency, Surrender)

The men who made the war were profuse in their praises of the man who kicked the P.M. out of his office and now degrades by his disloyal, dishonest and lying presence the greatest office in the State.
- John Burns
(Keywords: Men, War, Lying, Man, Now, Office, State)

Apparently there are some Democratic leaders in the Senate that are running for office who now believe in tax cuts.
- Jeb Bush
(Keywords: Tax, Leaders, Now, Office, Running, Senate, Tax cuts)

I was eight when he left office. Like, he had an awesome house, you know, and my cousins and I had awesome trips to Camp David and Washington. It was just all like a good time for me.
- Lauren Bush
(Keywords: Time, Office, Washington)

Most of the people who are in elective office in Washington, D.C., they have held public office before. How's that workin' for you?
- Herman Cain
(Keywords: People, Office, Public, Washington)

So we have a group within the office that is devoted to support for the war fighter. That's, of necessity, an operational and tactical level of concern.
- Stephen Cambone
(Keywords: War, Concern, Necessity, Office, Support)

We've complemented that with a second office to think about how we need to prepare ourselves for that period 10 or 15 or 20 years from now, by way of investment in our technology, our organization and our people.
- Stephen Cambone
(Keywords: Technology, People, Investment, Now, Office, Years)

The president, just as any other American, deserves a legal defense against personal lawsuits not related to his office. But the costs of that defense should be borne by him and not the taxpayer.
- Ben Nighthorse Campbell
(Keywords: Legal, American, Defense, Office, President)

My issue in the past with nudity was that these scenes had been written solely for box office draw.
- Neve Campbell
(Keywords: Nudity, Office, Past)

You can have a revolution wherever you like, except in a government office; even were the world to come to an end, you'd have to destroy the universe first and then government offices.
- Karel Capek
(Keywords: Government, End, First, Revolution, Office, Universe, World)

Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work.
- Al Capp
(Keywords: Work, Office, Welfare)

An office boy in London was the lowest of the low. The office boy was the tea boy. He would be the dog's body: It means someone who would do anything at all. I was quite prepared for that and enjoyed it.
- George Carey
(Keywords: London, Office, Tea)

Mail your packages early so the post office can lose them in time for Christmas.
- Johnny Carson
(Keywords: Time, Christmas, Mail, Office, Post)

I've worked for four presidents and watched two others up close, and I know that there's no such thing as a routine day in the Oval Office.
- Dick Cheney
(Keywords: Day, Office, Routine)

I came very close to quitting my job for the Bush-Cheney '04 campaign. I seriously considered packing up my office and heading home to Colorado.
- Mary Cheney
(Keywords: Home, Job, Office, Quitting)

After being sworn in to office, vice presidents have usually been relegated to the sidelines, where they just don't get to do very much.
- Mary Cheney
(Keywords: Being, Office, Vice)

We don't have titles on our business cards. No one really gets any special treatment. No one gets a corner office to put pictures of their family and their dog in.
- Jay Chiat
(Keywords: Business, Family, Cards, Office, Titles, Treatment)

I am getting frustrated by the fact that we have been out of office for eight years. I desperately want to lead the Conservative Party to make quicker progress back into power.
- Kenneth Clarke
(Keywords: Power, Progress, Conservative, Fact, Office, Party, Want, Years)

In the scheme of our national government, the presidency is preeminently the people's office.
- Grover Cleveland
(Keywords: Government, People, Office, Presidency)

You get elected, often, if you're a woman, on the strength of the women's vote; then you get into office, and you have to adapt to an overwhelmingly male environment.
- Eleanor Clift
(Keywords: Women, Strength, Environment, Office, Vote, Woman)

Every president, if you watch what they look like when they come into office, you can see their hair turn white because it's such a hard job.
- Hillary Clinton
(Keywords: Hair, Job, Office, President)

It is statesmanlike for the administration and Congress to look to our nation's welfare beyond their terms in office.
- Nick Clooney
(Keywords: Congress, Nation, Office, Welfare)



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