Quotes of Officer - somelinesforyou

“ A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman. ”

- Robert Frost

“ What is a Communist? One who has yearnings for equal division of unequal earnings. ”

- Ebenezer Elliot

“ For the colonel's lady an' Judy O'Grady Are sisters under their skins. ”

- Rudyard Kipling

“ I have great respect for Tony Blair who, like few, has shown that he is a man who dares to stand by his decisions. ”

- Anders Fogh Rasmussen

“ If I have children I am going to make sure people don't ask them, Are you going to be an actor? My mother said I could be anything I wanted except a policeman. ”

- Kate Beckinsale

“ Did you ever hear of a man who had striven all his life faithfully and singly toward an object and in no measure obtained it? If a man constantly aspires, is he not elevated? ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ We need excellence in public education and if the teachers can't do it, we'll send in a couple of policemen. ”

- Frank Rizzo

“ The policemen or soldiers are only a gun in the establishments hand. They make the racist secure in his racism. ”

- Huey Newton

“ We met in Cracker. I played a maniac fan who murders a policeman and she did my makeup. I thought anyone interested in me looking like that must have genuinely liked me. ”

- Robert Carlyle

“ Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. ”

- William Congreve

“ Government is beating into submission, imprisoning, and killing...The authority of man-made law is entirely due to weapons of the constables who enforce obedience to its provisions. ”

- Ludwig von Mises

“ Society is a madhouse whose wardens are the officials and the police. ”

- Johan August Strindberg

“ According to a news account last month, people leaving the Democratic National Convention asked a Boston policeman for directions. He replied, Leave here - and go vote Republican. ”

- Dick Cheney

“ One of the advantages of defeat in life - maybe the main advantage - is that it provides an excuse for change. Defeat... invariably leads to new adventures. ”

- James Reston

“ In a few days an officer came to our camp, under a flag of truce, and informed Hamilton, then a captain of artillery, but afterwards the aid of General Washington, that Captain Hale had been arrested within the British lines condemned as a spy, and executed that morning. ”

- William Hull

“ Civil servants and priests, soldiers and ballet-dancers, schoolmasters and police constables, Greek museums and Gothic steeples, civil list and services list — the common seed within which all these fabulous beings slumber in embryo is taxation. ”

- Karl Marx

“ Reason is like an officer when the king appears. The officer then loses his power and hides himself. Reason is the shadow cast by God; Go is the sun. ”

- Jalaluddin Rumi

“ Recollect that you must be a seaman to be an officer and also that you cannot be a good officer without being a gentleman. ”

- Horatio Nelson

“ Books that have become classics — books that have had their day and now get more praise than perusal — always remind me of retired colonels and majors and captains who, having reached the age limit, find themselves retired on half pay. ”

- Thomas Bailey Aldrich

“ Men are to be guided only by their self-interests. Good government is a good balancing of these; and, except a keen eye and appetite for self-interest, requires no virtue in any quarter. To both parties it is emphatically a machine: to the discontented, a "taxing-machine;" to the contented, a "machine for securing property… ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ The only difference between a genius and one of common capacity is that the former anticipates and explores what the latter accidentally hits upon; but even the man of genius himself more frequently employs the advantages that chance presents him; it is the lapidary who gives value to the diamond which the peasant has dug up without knowing its value. ”

- Abbe Guillaume Raynal

“ An average English word is four letters and a half. By hard, honest labor I've dug all the large words out of my vocabulary and shaved it down till the average is three and a half… I never write "metropolis" for seven cents, because I can get the same money for "city… ”

- Mark Twain

“ Everything that we think God has in his mind necessarily proceeds from our own mind; it is what we imagine to be in God's mind, and it is really difficult for human intelligence to guess at a divine intelligence. What we usually end up with by this sort of reasoning is to make God the color-sergeant of our army and to make Him as chauvinistic as ourselves. ”

- Lin Yutang

“ Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers. ”

- Daniel J. Boorstin

“ I have a hundred times wished that one could resign life as an officer resigns a commission. ”

- Robert Burns

“ instead of wasting hundreds of millions of pounds on compulsory ID cards as the Tory Right demand, let that money provide thousands of extra police officers on the beat in our local communities. ”

- Tony Blair

“ At the heart of any good business is a chief executive officer with one. ”

- Malcolm S. Forbes

“ I sometimes compare press officers to riflemen on the Somme — mowing down wave upon wave of distortion, taking out rank upon rank of supposition, deduction and gossip. ”

- Bernard Ingham

“ That's what an army is — a mob; they don't fight with courage that's born in them, but with courage that's borrowed from their mass, and from their officers. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Government is a trust, and the officers of the government are trustees. And both the trust and the trustees are created for the benefit of the people. ”

- Henry Clay
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