Quotes and Sayings about Office



"I will undoubtedly have to seek what is happily known as gainful employment, which I am glad to say does not describe holding public office."
- Dean Acheson
(Related: Office, Public, Will)

"The greatest mistake I made was not to die in office."
- Dean Acheson
(Related: Mistake, Office)

"My assignment was in the communications office, where I typed out dispatches."
- Jack Adams
(Related: Office)

"A chief petty officer taught me shorthand, which got me promoted to yeoman first class."
- Jack Adams
(Related: Class, First)

"My country has contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived."
- John Adams
(Related: Imagination, Country, Invention, Man, Office)

"The office of the public teacher is an unenviable and thankless one."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Office, Public)

"We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office."
- Aesop
(Related: Office, Public)

"Through these offices it was my privilege to get to know almost every Jewish person, and those whom I did not come to know through these offices I came to know through love and a desire to know my brethren, the members of my people."
- Shmuel Y. Agnon
(Related: Love, People, Desire, Privilege)

"What troubles me is not that movie stars run for office, but that they find it easy to get elected. It should be difficult. It should be difficult for millionaires, too."
- Shana Alexander
(Related: Office, Stars)

"You have had indeed a fair trial. It is a shocking thing when a judge of your high office is shown to have betrayed the truth and his honor, and I sentence you to the penitentiary."
- Florence E. Allen
(Related: Truth, Honor, Office)

"You can hardly judge women's effect on politics merely from the action of individual women officeholders."
- Florence E. Allen
(Related: Politics, Women, Action, Effect)

"My first concern was to take care of my drawing. I did not have any knowledge in arts, especially Haitian arts, apart from the paintings I saw in my father's office."
- Ralph Allen
(Related: Father, Knowledge, Care, Concern, First, Office)

"In general, any incoming administration must carefully examine ('vet') its nominees for high public office."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Office, Public)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Energy, Mercury, Office, President)

"Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies."
- Woody Allen
(Related: America, Crime, Office)

"Perhaps my information hurt the Soviet Union more than it helped. I have no idea. It was not something I ever discussed with the KGB officers that I was dealing with."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Idea, Hurt, Information)

"As I suffer in the defence of my Country, I must consider this hour as the most glorious of my life -Remember that I die as becomes a British Officer, while the manner of my death must reflect disgrace on your Commander."
- John Andre
(Related: Death, Life, Country, Disgrace)

"You heard on all sides that the brightest Jewish children were turned down if the examining officers did not like the turn of their noses."
- Mary Antin
(Related: Children, Noses)

"But the community knew Blade, and everybody but us was shocked at the box office, and subsequently the DVD. That was the beginning of the DVD revolution, and Blade was just like wildfire."
- Avi Arad
(Related: Beginning, Community, Revolution, Office)

"Listen, my day job is also Chief Creative Officer for Marvel, and it's a very painful job because we publish a lot of books, and there are things I see where I can punch people out. Therefore, we have some new people now, and the kids are going to read our books."
- Avi Arad
(Related: People, Books, Day, Job, Kids, Now)

"I couldn't sleep one night and I was sitting in my office and I realized that I was an independent filmmaker."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: 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
(Related: HusbCommittee, Hair, Meetings, Office, Years)

"A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them. Even a rich man thinks he has to go down to the office everyday. Not because he likes it but because he can't think of anything else to do."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Work, People, America, Man, Office)

"I will lobby tirelessly in cooperation with other mayors around the country to insure that federal funding for our recently added police officers continues."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Cooperation, Country, Police, Will)

"Those from whose pocket the salary is drawn, and by whose appointment the officer was made, have always a right to discuss the merits of their officers, and their modes of exercising the duties they are paid to perform."
- Charles Babbage
(Related: Right)

"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
(Related: Fitness, Character, May, Office, Public)

"His insomnia was so bad, he couldn't sleep during office hours."
- Arthur Baer
(Related: Office, Sleep)

"Not once in six years did I make it to the office by 9 on the dot."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Office, Years)

"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
(Related: Months, Office, Promotion, Reality)

"The gun dealer is not only paying these two police officers, but more importantly, the gun dealer has said he will never again sell more than one gun to a customer. This is exactly what we're trying to get the gun industry across the country to do."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Country, Customer, Police, Trying, Will)

"We've got activists all across the country like the members of the Million Mom March organization, some of their leaders are here tonight. We're phone banking congressional offices and pursuing editorial boards."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Mom, Country, Leaders, March)

"We're trying to publicize this one and make people realize that the gun industry can clean up its act and can operate in a way that can reduce the likelihood of guns killing police officers and other innocent people."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: People, Act, Killing, Police, Trying)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Government, Life, People, Office, Open)

"I find it exhausting to administer a magazine without an office or paid staff."
- John Barton
(Related: Office)

"I want to do exactly what I want to do. I'd rather gamble on the box office than beg for a grant."
- Mikhail Baryshnikov
(Related: Office, Want)

"The U.S. military has done a phenomenal job of creating these facilities almost over-night and dealing with these sworn enemies of America with more respect and dignity than they ever would have considered according our officers had they captured any."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: America, Dignity, Enemies, Job, Military, Respect)

"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
(Related: People, Burden, Difference, Numbers, Office, Public, Want)

"Sharpe is my favorite role of all that I've played. He's a very complex character. He knows that he's a good soldier, but he will always have to fight the prejudice of aristocratic officers because of his rough working-class upbringing. On the battlefield, he's full of confidence - but off it, he is unsure, a bit shy and ill at ease."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Character, Confidence, Favorite, Fight, Prejudice, Will)

"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
(Related: Actor, Being, Friends, Office, President, Public)

"It was a confusing time in my life, a really bad day at the office."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Time, Life, Day, Office)

"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
(Related: Development, Driving, Iraq, May, Office, Suicide)

"Films must all have the same structure. All of this to guarantee box office bonanza, which of course it never does, but that's another discussion entirely."
- Dirk Benedict
(Related: Office)

"Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping."
- A. C. Benson
(Related: Men, Ambition)

"California has set up regional collection offices around the world, staffed by California employees, specifically for out of state California businesses to collect the money and bring it back to California."
- Craig Benson
(Related: Money, Employees, State, World)

"When you have police officers who abuse citizens, you erode public confidence in law enforcement. That makes the job of good police officers unsafe."
- Mary Frances Berry
(Related: Abuse, Confidence, Job, Law, Police, Public)

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

"We fixed on No. 4, Queen Street Place, for our City offices, and it was from there that so many of my patented inventions were dated."
- Henry Bessemer
(Related: Inventions, Queen)

"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
(Related: Intelligence, Government, Civilization, Office, Republican)

"Consul - in American politics, a person who having failed to secure an office from the people is given one by the Administration on condition that he leave the country."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Politics, People, American, Country, Office)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Science, Congress, Energy, Office, Research)

"I was an intelligence officer, not a policy-maker."
- Cofer Black
(Related: Intelligence, Policy)

"When we compile a petition, we often have members go to their representative's or Senator's offices and deliver it in person. This way they can experience a real connection with the staff."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Experience, Connection)

"Initially charged with assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest I was held for 36 hours, was beaten by cops and made to stand spread eagled against the cell wall for 12 hours with no food or water, until I collapsed. Everyone was strip searched on the way in."
- John Blair
(Related: Food, Police, Water)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: Business, Dad, Soul, Heart, Values, Jobs, Name, Nation, Night, Office, School, Waiting, Washington)

"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Office, Plants)

"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers."
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Related: Greatness, Public)

"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
(Related: Government, Day, Nothing, Office, Waking)

"The music industry over there seems to treat America like it's one territory even though they got offices in different parts of America - they're still quite sort of 'America is the territory.'"
- Sean Booth
(Related: Music, America)

"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
(Related: Father, Kitchen, Office, Post, Windows)

"The Navy has changed a great deal. Not that the officers of my day were bad, because I served under a lot of good officers, believe me. But there were a few bad ones, too."
- Ernest Borgnine
(Related: Day, Navy)

"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
(Related: Computers, Home, Office, Washington)

"Law enforcement officers are never 'off duty.' They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened. They need all the help that they can get."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Peace, Time, Duty, Help, Law, Public, Safety)

"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
(Related: Women, Society, Interest, Office, Right, Vote)

"As an active member of the Air Force, Army and Mine Warfare Caucuses, I meet with enlisted personnel and officers on a regular basis to learn more about their needs, both on the job and with their families."
- Allen Boyd
(Related: Army, Force, Job, Needs)

"Meanwhile, my residence within the Federal lines, and my acquaintance with so many of the officers, the origin of which I have already mentioned, enabled me to gain much important information as to the position and designs of the enemy."
- Belle Boyd
(Related: Acquaintance, Enemy, Gain, Information)

"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
(Related: Home, Men, Women, Community, Computer, Friends, Gay, Office, Sense)

"In a completely integrated unit where you'd have white soldiers, particularly from southern states, serving under black noncommissioned officers or officers... I think you would have a problem definitely."
- Omar N. Bradley
(Related: Soldiers, states)

"The most important political office is that of the private citizen."
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Related: Office)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Women, African, Income, Office, Wages)

"Those of Manhattan are the brokers on Wall Street and they talk of people who went to the same colleges; those from Queens are margin clerks in the back offices and they speak of friends who live in the same neighborhood."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: People, Friends, Talk)

"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
(Related: Community, Job, Office, Understanding)

"You can have many different selection systems, but the bottom line has to be a system that, once the judge takes office that judge will feel that he or she is to decide the case without reference to the popular thing or the popular will of the moment."
- Stephen Breyer
(Related: Office, Popular, Will)

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

"My mother is an office manager, my father a professor of economics and financial planner."
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Related: Manager, Mother, Father, Financial, Economics, Office)

"Anybody who wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office."
- David Broder
(Related: Office, Presidency, Years)

"There's always a great deal of business to be transacted in one's office. There are always visitors it seems to me, an unending stream of them, who come with letters of recommendation, or come actually on substantive business."
- David Bruce
(Related: Business, Letters, Office)

"Under the circumstances, may I suggest another means of encouraging probity in elective office. I refer to term limitations, which can serve ends beyond that of saving congressional souls."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Encouraging, Circumstances, Limitations, May, Office)

"What people fail to appreciate is that the currency of corruption in elective office is, not money, but votes."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Money, People, Corruption, Office)

"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
(Related: Faith, Fidelity, Office, Will)

"The zeal, bravery, and good behavior of the officers and men on the night of June 30, and during July 1, was commendable in the extreme."
- John Buford
(Related: Men, Behavior, Bravery, Extreme, July, June, Night, Zeal)

"It seems proper, at all events, that by an early enactment similar to that of other countries the application of public money by an officer of Government to private uses should be made a felony and visited with severe and ignominious punishment."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Government, Money, Countries, Events, Public, Punishment)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Men, War, Lying, Man, Now, Office, State)

"We can make mayors and officers every year, but not scholars."
- Robert Burton
"Apparently there are some Democratic leaders in the Senate that are running for office who now believe in tax cuts."
- Jeb Bush
(Related: Tax, Leaders, Now, Office, Running, Senate, Tax cuts)

"If I'm just at the White House, I have meetings in my office, I sign letters, I plan different things. Late in the afternoon, I'll quit working and wait for my husband to get home."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Home, Husband, Letters, Meetings, Office)

"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
(Related: Time, Office, Washington)

"For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office: so we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Being, Body, Christ)

"I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green."
- Nicolas Cage
(Related: Blood, Office)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: Technology, People, Investment, Now, Office, Years)

"The office has oversight of people who do analysis and oversight of people who do operations, but it is not charged with doing either. That is an important point to make. Those functions are performed by the CIA, DIA and other agencies."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: People, Office)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Nudity, Office, Past)

"I've never been opposed to nudity. I've been opposed to nudity for box-office draw."
- Neve Campbell
(Related: Nudity)

"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
(Related: Government, End, First, Revolution, Office, Universe, World)

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

"County government can be simplified greatly by reorganizing and consolidating some of the offices, making others appointive, and reducing salaries in keeping with the salaries paid by private business for the performance of similar duties."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Business, Government, Performance)

"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
(Related: London, Office, Tea)

"I hate biographies which say, I was called to such and such an office, and he offered me so and so, and I got so and so money. I find that very tedious. The best biographies are written by other people."
- Leslie Caron
(Related: Money, People, Hate, Office)

"Anybody against women, against the ERA, should never be voted into office again."
- Liz Carpenter
(Related: Women, Office)

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

"Since I'm allergic to various things, the army wouldn't accept me during the war, and I got into the Office of War Information, which sent music to Europe."
- Elliott Carter
(Related: Music, War, Army, Europe, Information, Office)

"These are Canadian and United States intelligence and law enforcement offices who are working in teams and who are using good intelligence and good law enforcement to really stop the criminals and terrorists before they ever get to the border."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Intelligence, Law, states, United)

"I am a registered Democrat and two-time unsuccessful candidate for office."
- Jack L. Chalker
(Related: Office)

"My officers and men understood wishes so well that this movement was executed under fire, the right wing keeping up fire, without giving the enemy any occasion to seize or even to suspect their advantage."
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Related: Men, Enemy, Fire, Giving, Right, Wishes)

"Very difficult to understand American audience, what they like, what they don't like. Some movie I like very much, it doesn't work. Some movie I don't like, it gets big box office. Very difficult."
- Jackie Chan
(Related: Work, American, Office)

"The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves."
- William Ellery Channing
(Related: Government, Happiness, Men, Work, Opportunity, Office)

"I never refused my help to any person black or white; and I liked the office nonetheless because there were neither fees nor salary connected with it."
- Salmon P. Chase
(Related: Help, Office)

"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
(Related: Day, Office, Routine)

"The plan was criticized by some retired military officers embedded in TV studios. But with every advance by our coalition forces, the wisdom of that plan becomes more apparent."
- Dick Cheney
(Related: Wisdom, Military)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Being, Office, Vice)

"First, this isn't about telecommuting, because we still have offices that people will come to regularly when they need to brainstorm together, meet with clients, or do research in the library."
- Jay Chiat
(Related: People, Clients, First, Research, Will)

"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
(Related: Business, Family, Cards, Office, Titles, Treatment)

"You come to work because the office is a resource: The office is a place where you can meet with other people, and the office has libraries of books and information on CD-ROM that might help you with your work."
- Jay Chiat
(Related: Work, People, Books, Help, Information, Libraries, Office)

"I write in the afternoon, from about 12 until 6 or 7. I use an upstairs room as my office. Once I get going I keep at it, and it usually takes about six months from the first blank screen until 'The End.'"
- Lee Child
(Related: End, First, Months, Office)

"To some degree it matters who's in office, but it matters more how much pressure they're under from the public."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Office, Pressure, Public)

"The Navy's paid for you to go through school, and then they need doctors to go out and take care of people who are in various different parts of the world. I decided to pay back my time first as an undersea medical officer. I was stationed in Scotland."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Medical, Time, People, Care, Doctors, First, Navy, School, Scotland, World)

"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
(Related: Power, Progress, Conservative, Fact, Office, Party, Want, Years)

"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
(Related: Government, Trust, People)

"Officeholders are the agents of the people, not their masters."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: People)

"Public officers are the servants and agents of the people, to execute the laws which the people have made."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: People, Laws, Public)

"In the scheme of our national government, the presidency is preeminently the people's office."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: Hair, Job, Office, President)

"When I took office, only high energy physicists had ever heard of what is called the Worldwide Web... Now even my cat has its own page."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Energy, Now, Office)

"Poor Darrell Hammond. What's he going to do when I leave office?"
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Office, Poor)

"My plan after office is to get up and spend that entire first day helping my wife move into her new senatorial office."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Wife, Day, First, Office)

"Run for office? No. I've slept with too many women, I've done too many drugs, and I've been to too many parties."
- George Clooney
(Related: Women, Drugs, Office)

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

"I have been particularly struck with the overwhelming evidence which is given as to the fitness of the natives of India for high offices and employments."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Fitness)

"The progress of freedom depends more upon the maintenance of peace, the spread of commerce, and the diffusion of education, than upon the labors of cabinets and foreign offices."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Education, Peace, Progress, Commerce, Freedom)

"If someone comes up to me, 90 percent of the time it's about Office Space."
- Gary Cole
(Related: Time, Office, Space)

"Instead of being concerned that you have no office, be concerned to think how you may fit yourself for office. Instead of being concerned that you are not known, see to the (be?) worthy of being known."
- Confucius
(Related: Being, May, Office)

"When you're out of office, you can be a statesman."
- John Connally
(Related: Office)

"Only 4 percent of all the companies owned in Scotland have their head offices in Scotland."
- Sean Connery
(Related: Scotland)

"Office politics are bloody-minded, but weak on content."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Politics, Content, Office)

"We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics. Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Men, Politics, Midnight, Office, Oil)

"In the discharge of the duties of this office, there is one rule of action more important than all others. It consists in never doing anything that someone else can do for you."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Action, Office)

"The studio didn't ask them to learn their trade, they just worked them, and when that personality or that gimmick or whatever they had ran dry at the box office, they were dropped and out."
- Jackie Cooper
(Related: Office, Personality, Trade)

"They thought in terms of: whatever you had that started you at the box office, this was it."
- Jackie Cooper
(Related: Thought, Office)

"The very existence of government at all, infers inequality. The citizen who is preferred to office becomes the superior to those who are not, so long as he is the repository of power, and the child inherits the wealth of the parent as a controlling law of society."
- James F. Cooper
(Related: Government, Society, Power, Wealth, Existence, Inequality, Law, Office)

"It must be a terrible pressure to have to go to the office."
- Jilly Cooper
(Related: Office, Pressure)

"Take the veto. Bush is the first president since James Garfield in 1881 not to veto a single bill. Garfield only had six months in office; Bush has had over four years."
- Jim Cooper
(Related: First, Months, Office, President, Years)

"I didn't hang any pictures in my office for a year because I thought that I would be jinxing myself and have to take them down the next day."
- Rob Corddry
(Related: Thought, Day, Office)

"Since September 11, 2001, many in this nation and this Congress have a deeper appreciation for the importance of the sacrifices made by our law enforcement officers."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Appreciation, Congress, Importance, Law, Nation)

"We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity. We weren't punctilious about locating and punishing only Hitler and his top officers. We carpet-bombed German cities; we killed civilians. That's war. And this is war."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: War, Christianity, Cities, Countries, Leaders)

"Clinton's attempt to socialize healthcare was the second most disgusting thing he did in the oval office. I can't remember was the first thing was."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: First, Healthcare, Office)

"And inasmuch as the bridge is a symbol of all such poetry as I am interested in writing it is my present fancy that a year from now I'll be more contented working in an office than ever before."
- Hart Crane
(Related: Poetry, Fancy, Now, Office, Present, Symbol, Writing)

"I always enjoyed politics. I worked at the White House recently, primarily for the First Lady. Because of my experience running my travel agency, I was in charge of the files she kept on the Travel Office."
- Joseph Force Crater
(Related: Experience, Travel, Politics, First, Lady, Office, Running)

"I think housework is the reason most women go to the office."
- Heloise Cruse
(Related: Women, Housework, Office, Reason)

"The mugger who is arrested is back on the street before the police officer, but the person mugged may not be back on the street for a long time, if ever."
- Mario Cuomo
(Related: Time, May, Police)

"For instance, I always have one hanging in Budapest in the mayors office."
- Tony Curtis
(Related: Office)

"The film is not a success until it makes money. It's only good when there's a dollar figure attached to the box office."
- John Cusack
(Related: Success, Money, Film, Office)

"What is inherently wrong with the word 'politician' if the fellow has devoted his life to holding public office and trying to do something for his people?"
- Richard J. Daley
(Related: Life, People, Office, Public, Trying, Word, Wrong)

"Nearly all Italian officers speak French."
- Hugh Dalton
"It did not prepare me for writing or "Power of Attorney." However, what it did is that it forced me out of the DA's office. I stopped getting that county check."
- Christopher Darden
(Related: Office, Writing)

"The Democratic Party of California is ready to sponsor me. All I have to do is find the right office to run for."
- Bobby Darin
(Related: Office, Party, Right)

"I've always wanted to be my own person and stand by the things I believe in and I thought I might lose that independence if I ran for political office."
- Samuel Dash
(Related: Thought, Independence, Office)

"We're making this as entertainment. But God willing, if this show stays on and people see a woman in that office for a while, I think it will help people become more used to it. It's certainly about time that we had a few female presidents."
- Geena Davis
(Related: Time, God, People, Entertainment, Help, Office, Will, Woman)

"Look at the number of cop shows and lawyer shows and forensics shows... I think there could be room for two quite different examinations of the same political office."
- Geena Davis
(Related: Office)

"I hate people who think it's clever to take drugs... like custom officers."
- Jack Dee
(Related: People, Custom, Drugs, Hate)

"The Texas Energy Office's Loan Star Program has reduced building energy consumption and taxpayers' energy costs through the efficient operation of public buildings, saving taxpayers more than $172 million through energy efficiency projects."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Building, Efficiency, Energy, Office, Projects, Public)

"The State Energy Program, it provides grants to States and directs funding to State energy offices. The States use these grants to address their energy priorities, program funding to adopt emerging renewable energy and energy-efficient technologies."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Energy, Priorities, State, states)

"I am not a federal employee. I am a constitutional officer. My job is the Constitution of the United States, I am not a government employee. I am in the Constitution."
- Tom DeLay
(Related: Government, Constitution, Job, states, United)

"You do the work and you want people to see it; but, um while I'm doing the work, the result doesn't matter at all to me. Ultimately, I don't, I don't care whether the film is - you know - some big giant box-office bonanza and I don't care if its a complete flop. To me, when a film gets made and it's actually finished it's a success. They're all a success in their own way."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Success, Work, People, Care, Film, Result, Want)

"I don't turn my nose up at anything. If it's a great part, it's a great part. I'd love to do a box-office hit."
- Laura Dern
(Related: Love)

"I really don't consider myself to be a conventional Hollywood star. I've never really been marketed by the big studios to do mass market box office films."
- Laura Dern
(Related: Hollywood, Office)

"No man should be in public office who can't make more money in private life."
- Thomas Dewey
(Related: Life, Money, Man, Office, Public)

"Until very recently men and women inhabited very separate spheres. There was always interconnection, passion, love. But men and women didn't hang out at the end of the day and chat about what their day was like at the office."
- Anita Diament
(Related: Men, Women, Love, Day, End, Office, Passion)

"What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day."
- Phyllis Diller
(Related: Christmas, Day, Job, Office)

"I'll be working the rest of my life because I'm a character actor and don't have to worry about box office."
- Vincent D'Onofrio
(Related: Life, Character, Actor, Office, Rest, Worry)

"Any Ambassador or Foreign Service Officer who has his or her head screwed on right knows that the U.S. position in the world is far more dependent on our ability to compete in world markets."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Ability, Right, Service, World)

"In a time of constrained resources we will have to shift emphasis. but not necessarily from the traditional Political Officer to the traditional Economic Officer."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Time, Will)

"The question is not really about a shift to the economic cone where officers are writing about the balance of payments and the need for economic stabilization."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Balance, Question, Writing)

"The question really is how do we get Embassy Officers into the minds of the American business community. That is a much more difficult task than understanding a statistical matrix."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Business, American, Community, Question, Understanding)

"What is more important is that Foreign Service Officers understand business, about the needs of U.S. business and how to help U.S. companies make the right connections abroad."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Business, Help, Needs, Right, Service)

"That is, we believed, the supreme duty of the parent, who only was permitted to claim in some degree the priestly office and function, since it is his creative and protecting power which alone approaches the solemn function of Deity."
- Charles Eastman
(Related: Power, Duty, Office)

"Ataturk sent several Turkish staff officers to Afghanistan, helped them build their own army."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Afghanistan, Army)

"Conscious of our many problems, I seek today to lay a foundation to our public policy. My fundamental purpose is to devote my term of office to raising the standard of public service in New Jersey."
- Charles Edison
(Related: Policy, Purpose, Office, Problems, Public, Public policy, Service, Today)

"An office occupation is another example as not only douse it disrupt the activities of the organization it also can raise the media profile of the campaign."
- Ben Edwards
(Related: Example, Media, Occupation, Office)

"I reckon this could mean another 10 million at the box office."
- Blake Edwards
(Related: Office)

"I wake about 1 a.m. I'm in the office by 2 a.m. We're on the air at 5."
- Bob Edwards
(Related: Office)

"Although we have do not have adequate access to all parts of Darfur we do fortunately have humanitarian personnel, including staff from my own office, in each of the three provincial capitals of Darfur."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Office)

"The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Leadership, Success, Quality, Army, Football, Integrity, Office)

"No one should ever sit in this office over 70 years old, and that I know."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Office, Old, Years)

"You don't run for public office unless you have a specific vision. You are driven by ideas and a vision."
- Julie Nixon Eisenhower
(Related: Ideas, Vision, Office, Public)

"It's all about putting the best team together - not just in the front office but the players on the field."
- John Elway
(Related: Office)

"It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister, to do nothing which I cannot do with my whole heart. Having said this, I have said all."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Heart, Christian, Desire, Nothing, Office)

"Public office is supposed to be a public trust. This is a clear sign of the rampant corruption at the highest levels of the Republican leadership."
- Bob Etheridge
(Related: Leadership, Trust, Corruption, Office, Public, Public trust, Republican)

"I broke up the band in the office in Gerrard Street."
- Georgie Fame
(Related: Office)

"The human face is the organic seat of beauty. It is the register of value in development, a record of Experience, whose legitimate office is to perfect the life, a legible language to those who will study it, of the majestic mistress, the soul."
- Eliza Farnham
(Related: Beauty, Experience, Life, Soul, Development, Language, Office, Study, Value, Will)

"Each of the Arts whose office is to refine, purify, adorn, embellish and grace life is under the patronage of a Muse, no god being found worthy to preside over them."
- Eliza Farnham
(Related: Life, God, Being, Grace, Office)

"I guess in the independent market, I'd be getting offers, but in terms of big studio films, I still have to audition. I don't think my name is that well-known, I don't have much of a following to guarantee box office success yet."
- Michael Fassbender
(Related: Success, Name, Office)

"If a trip is worth taking, members of Congress should be prepared to justify paying for it out of their office accounts."
- Russ Feingold
(Related: Congress, Office, Worth)

"If the President really wanted to know exactly how Rove and Libby were involved, he could walk down to their offices and demand that they answer him honestly."
- Bob Filner
(Related: President)

"By Rice's own standards, the war was well underway by the time he took office. He was a war president the moment he took the oath. But did he act like one?"
- Howard Fineman
(Related: Time, War, Act, Office, President)

"What you compose with is neither here nor there, you compose with words, or you compose with stone plants and trees, or you compose with events; the Sheriff's officer, or whatever."
- Ian Hamilton Finlay
(Related: Events, Plants, Trees, Words)

"All of our affairs, since the union of crowns, have been managed by the advice of English ministers, and the principal offices of the kingdom filled with such men, as the court of England knew would be subservient to their designs."
- Andrew Fletcher
(Related: Men, Advice, Court, EnglEnglish)

"The Communists were interested in getting into key positions as union officers, statisticians, economists, etc., in order to utilize the apparatus of the unions to promote the cause of revolution."
- John T. Flynn
(Related: Cause, Revolution, Key, Order)

"A Congressional Budget Office study estimated that gulf energy infrastructure repair costs will be between $18 billion and $31 billion, just from the damages the hurricane created."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Energy, Office, Study, Will)

"I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man. At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did, which was work in an office."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: Dad, Work, Age, Man, Office, Want)

"I didn't think Comfort and Joy was going to be a box-office smash."
- Bill Forsyth
(Related: Comfort, Joy)

"Russia under President Putin is less democratic and less free today than when he assumed office. If Russia cannot fulfill its obligation to the G-8 and maintain a high standard of democratic governance then its membership should be suspended."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: Obligation, Office, President, Russia, Today)

"Every single day, we have hundreds, if not thousands of police officers protecting the lives of not just New Yorkers, but the millions who come to New York City to work and to vacation."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: Work, Day, Police, Vacation)

"You moon the wrong person at an office party and suddenly you're not 'professional' any more."
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: Moon, Office, Party, Wrong)

"The police officers, so far as discipline, organization, pay, and orders were concerned, came exclusively under the German Reich police system and were in no way connected with the administration of the Government General."
- Hans Frank
(Related: Government, Discipline, Police)

"On 24 August 1939, as an officer in the reserve, I had to join my regiment in Potsdam."
- Hans Frank
"I did not destroy the 43 volumes of my diary, which report on all these events and the share I had in them; but of my own accord I handed them voluntarily to the officers of the American Army who arrested me."
- Hans Frank
(Related: American, Army, Events)

"A disk unbeknownst to the director can go to the producer in another city or in another office and that producer can edit behind the director's back much easier than in the old days. Since these dailies are now put on videotape, more kinds of people have access to dailies."
- John Frankenheimer
(Related: People, Now, Office, Old)

"The brain is a wonderful organ; it starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office."
- Robert Frost
(Related: Office)

"I give no more paroles to British officers."
- Christopher Gadsden
"If my acceptance of the office of Governor would serve my country, though my administration would be attended with the loss of personal credit and reputation, I would cheerfully undertake it."
- Christopher Gadsden
(Related: Acceptance, Country, Credit, Loss, Office, Reputation)

"The State Department desperately needs to be vigorously harnessed. It has too big a role to play in the formulation of foreign policy, and foreign policy is too important to be left up to foreign service officers."
- Evan G. Galbraith
(Related: Policy, Foreign policy, Needs, Play, Service, State)

"Consular offices make no attempt to determine whether the person obtaining the card is legally in the United States. In fact, the only people who need these cards are illegal immigrants, criminals and terrorists. Consular cards also are easily forged."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: People, Cards, Fact, states, United)

"I went to military college in Canada and graduated as an officer in the Navy but also as an engineer."
- Marc Garneau
(Related: Canada, College, Military, Navy)

"All the charges you enumerate have been made with one purpose in mind-to place our office on the defensive and make us waste valuable time answering allegations that have no basis in fact."
- Jim Garrison
(Related: Time, Purpose, Fact, Mind, Office, Waste)

"My office has been one of the most scrupulous in the country with regard to the protection of individual rights. I've been on record for years in law journals and books as championing the rights of the individual against the oppressive power of the state."
- Jim Garrison
(Related: Power, Books, Country, Rights, Law, Office, Protection, State, Years)

"There is no reason for anyone in this country, anyone except a police officer or a military person, to buy, to own, to have, to use a handgun... and the only way to do that is to change the Constitution."
- Michael Gartner
(Related: Change, Constitution, Country, Military, Police, Reason)

"No one knew what Rodney King had done beforehand to be stopped. No one realized that he was a parolee and that he was violating his parole. No one knew any of those things. All they saw was this grainy film and police officers hitting him over the head."
- Daryl Gates
(Related: Film, Police)

"Audrey was a princess, so natural, the camera really loved her... James and I kept each other company during all the rejections. We used to meet, have a cup of coffee and went from office to office to get work and never got work."
- Ben Gazzara
(Related: Work, Coffee, Company, Office)

"All was well, until I reached the port of Havre. Three officers with the rank of lieutenant, whom afterwards I knew to be Scotland Yard men, came aboard and demanded to see my papers which they took away from me."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: Men, Rank, Scotland)

"A friend in the War Office warned me that I was in Kitchener's black books, and that orders had been given for my arrest next time I appeared in France."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: Time, War, Friend, Books, France, Office)

"During the early months of the war in 1914 there was a conflict of opinion between the War Office and the Foreign Office regarding news from the Front."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: War, Conflict, Months, News, Office, Opinion)

"We are seeing at the Republican National Committee a phenomenon that is worth noting this week; maybe today, maybe tomorrow, maybe Wednesday, we will have a million first time donors since the president took office."
- Ed Gillespie
(Related: Time, Committee, First, Office, President, Republican, Today, Tomorrow, Will, Worth)

"In advertising, I was frustrated by having to deal with the client. It was the only time I really worked in a proper office, and I didn't like it-simple as that."
- Terry Gilliam
(Related: Time, Advertising, Office)

"All respect for the office of the presidency aside, I assumed that the obvious and unadulterated decline of freedom and constitutional sovereignty, not to mention the efforts to curb the power of judicial review, spoke for itself."
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Related: Power, Freedom, Obvious, Office, Presidency, Respect)

"Married and divorced, three beautiful daughters, two in college. The other one is 16, lives with her mom. I'm 46, I've worked for the Post Office for 18 years, seven facilities in three states."
- Arthur Godfrey
(Related: Mom, College, Daughters, Office, Post, states, Years)

"In the Astronaut Office we're never totally out of training, we always keep our hand in it. But after five years, things have changed and so it's been good to get back into the flow and relearn a lot of things."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Office, Training, Years)

"I think what we ought to be focusing on is that we are on path for the release of 75,000 pages of documents in connection with John Roberts' work in the White House, as in the counselor's office and as his time working as an assistant in the office of the attorney general."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: Time, Work, Connection, Office)

"The salary of a member of Congress ends the day that he of she leaves office."
- Virgil Goode
(Related: Congress, Day, Office)

"Those who insist on the dignity of their office show they have not deserved it."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Dignity, Office)

"Well, you know I have an office, my film offices. So I know that syndrome. I fancy offices, so there must be something wrong with me. Even the window cleaner intrigues me. It's a very sexy environment."
- Hugh Grant
(Related: Environment, Fancy, Film, Office, Wrong)

"It was my fortune, or misfortune, to be called to the office of Chief Executive without any previous political training."
- Ulysses S. Grant
(Related: Fortune, Misfortune, Office, Training)

"It was a decent New Year's, but it took a million officers to make it so."
- Zane Grey
(Related: New year)

"The business manager was doing fine back in his office while they were out on the line, hungry. And, so they started to see a lot of that and there was, that maybe the leadership had its own cause. More so than the miners, you know, it was like a power struggle."
- Richard Grimes
(Related: Business, Leadership, Power, Manager, Cause, Office, Struggle)

"Command that no one be received, or kept to be of your household indoors or without, if one has not reasonable belief of them that they are faithful, discreet, and painstaking in the office for which they are received, and withal honest and of good manners."
- Robert Grosseteste
(Related: Belief, Manners, Office)

"My acting ability would have sent me back to the post office. It was my singing that got me jobs. Ironically, now, people think of me as an actor and don't know me much as a singer."
- Robert Guillaume
(Related: People, Ability, Acting, Actor, Jobs, Now, Office, Post, Singing)

"I have an office in my house and one about five minutes from my house. I worked solely out of my house for many years, but find, with children, that I have to be in a different ZIP code to think."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: Children, Office, Years)

"Well, PT Anderson sent me a script of Boogie Nights which I let lay around my house for about three months, then one day I'm cleaning my office and decided that I'd better read this before the guy calls me back. I never put it down, bro."
- Luis Guzman
(Related: Day, Months, Office)

"I wasn't popular in the home office because I wasn't chicken. I'm just a risk taker. I have gut instincts."
- Gary Gygax
(Related: Home, Office, Popular, Risk)

"And now for Return to Flight, I'm chief of robotics working in the astronaut office in Houston, as a Canadian."
- Chris Hadfield
(Related: Houston, Now, Office)

"You don't leave behind box office scores or how many dollars changed hands."
- Alex Van Halen
(Related: Office)

"I feel I'm as qualified for office as any of the other comedians who are running."
- Grace Hansen
(Related: Comedians, Office, Running)

"The offhand decision of some commonplace mind high in office at a critical moment influences the course of events for a hundred years."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Decision, Events, Mind, Office, Years)

"I never threatened him and no Syrian intelligence officer has ever pointed a gun to his head."
- Rafik Hariri
(Related: Intelligence)

"We need spies that look like their targets, CIA officers who speak the dialects terrorists use, and FBI agents who can speak to Muslim women who might be intimidated by men."
- Jane Harman
(Related: Men, Women, Muslim)

"I think there is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot."
- Gary Hart
(Related: Office, President)

"Martial arts just normally would not draw me to the box office."
- Mary Hart
(Related: Office)

"Hollywood is run by people who sit up in their executive office, who are not connected to Mississippi, Alabama, Chicago, South Carolina. They know nothing about that, they don't go to church, and they make their decisions about what they think is right."
- Steve Harvey
(Related: People, Church, Chicago, Decisions, Hollywood, Nothing, Office, Right)

"Later, I went down to the Washington field office and an onsite polygraph was administered."
- Steven Hatfill
(Related: Office, Washington)

"No person connected with me by blood or marriage will be appointed to office."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Marriage, Blood, Office, Will)

"I am not liked as a President by the politicians in office, in the press, or in Congress. But I am content to abide the judgment the sober second thought of the people."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Thought, People, Congress, Content, Judgment, Office, Politicians, President, Press)

"Ladies and gentlemen, I take office at a time in which the world is living in extreme contradictions."
- Gustav Heinemann
(Related: Time, Extreme, Ladies, Gentlemen, Living, Office, World)

"Discipline is simply the art of making the soldiers fear their officers more than the enemy."
- Claude Adrien Helvetius
(Related: Art, Fear, Discipline, Enemy, Soldiers)

"Scotty heard that I was thinking about quitting Apple because of his actions, so he called me into his office and asked what it would take for me to stay? I said, maybe if I could work on the Mac project, which Steve had just taken over from Jef Raskin."
- Andy Hertzfeld
(Related: Work, Actions, Office, Project, Quitting, Thinking)

"I mean you might say he had a travelling post office, but also Barney was very, very active. He was a legal officer for the NAACP and they had a lot of problems after Pease."
- Betty Hill
(Related: Legal, Office, Post, Problems)

"Vote Smart has sent out thirty thousand questionnaires to every candidate running for office."
- Betty Hill
(Related: Office, Running, Vote)

"Jackson went from the professor's chair to the officer's saddle. He carried with him the very elements of character which made him odious as a teacher; but I never saw him in an arbitrary mood."
- Daniel H. Hill
(Related: Character)

"Books on horse racing subjects have never done well, and I am told that publishers had come to think of them as the literary version of box office poison."
- Laura Hillenbrand
(Related: Books, Literary, Office, Poison, Racing)

"Originally the film opened with Ryan in the doctor's office, being told his wife is dying. Then we see him walking the streets, and the story is told in flashback."
- Arthur Hiller
(Related: Wife, Being, Dying, Film, Office, Walking)

"So I decided to move that scene in the doctor's office to two-thirds into the movie, after the viewers had come to know Ryan and Ali and share in their happiness."
- Arthur Hiller
(Related: Happiness, Office)

"Whether we like it or not, men have more of the offices, more of the higher jobs, more of the seats in Congress. Men need to re-examine what their power is. We need to understand how to use it."
- James Hillman
(Related: Men, Power, Congress, Jobs)

"We have to give value to authority. We have to give value to office, being in office, holding office."
- James Hillman
(Related: Authority, Being, Office, Value)

"Christ has not only ordained that there shall be such officers in his Church - he has not only specified their duties and prerogatives - but he gives the requisite qualifications, and calls those thus qualified, and by that call gives them their official authority."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: Church, Authority, Christ)

"Our first remark on this subject is that the ministry is an office, and not merely a work."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: Work, First, Office)

"Our second remark is, that the office is of divine appointment, not merely in the sense in which the civil powers are ordained of God, but in the sense that ministers derive their authority from Christ, and not from the people."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: God, People, Authority, Christ, Office, Sense)

"That the apostolic office is temporary, is a plain historical fact."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: Fact, Office)

"The office of presbyters is a permanent one."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: Office)

"The Church, however, is a self-governing society, distinct from the State, having its officers and laws, and, therefore, an administrative government of its own."
- Charles Hodge
(Related: Government, Society, Church, Laws, Self, State)

"They tend to be civil servants, often diplomats drawn from the Foreign Office, who may be very pleasant, intelligent people, but once they get inside the Palace they're riveted to the status quo and they lose track of public opinion in the real world."
- Anthony Holden
(Related: People, May, Office, Opinion, Public, Public opinion, World)

"I have a lot of friends and fans in Canada and as a matter of fact I met a fan from there that came down to my office. It was nice and we took pictures and had a nice talk."
- Larry Holmes
(Related: Canada, Fact, Fans, Friends, Office, Talk)

"The time has come for justice at the ballot box, and justice in the courts, and justice in the legislative halls, and justice in the governor's office."
- John Jay Hooker
(Related: Time, Justice, Office)

"It is plain that, when it comes to inferior officers, Congress itself can pass a law sending these nominees to the President with him having the authority to put them on the bench without the advice and consent of the Senate."
- John Jay Hooker
(Related: Advice, Authority, Congress, Law, President, Senate)

"The thing I enjoyed most were visits from children. They did not want public office."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Children, Office, Public, Want)

"I handed my passport to the immigration officer, and he looked at it and looked at me and said, "What are you?""
- Grace Hopper
"The hate and scorn showered on us Negro officers by our fellow Americans convinced me that there was no sense in my dying for a world ruled by them. I made up my mind that if I got through this war I would study law and use my time fighting for men who could not strike back."
- Charles Hamilton Houston
(Related: Men, Time, War, Americans, Dying, Fighting, Hate, Law, Mind, Sense, Study, World)

"I used to stand outside the theater knowing the truant officer was looking for me. I would stand there 'til someone came along and then ask them to buy my ticket."
- Moe Howard
(Related: Theater)

"In fact, my mom always told me because I was the daughter of an Army officer born overseas in Paris, France, that under the Constitution she believed that I could never run for president."
- Karen Hughes
(Related: Mom, Daughter, Army, Constitution, Fact, France, Paris, President)

"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
(Related: Washington)

"Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them."
- David Hume
(Related: Office, Reason)

"A politician never forgets the precarious nature of elective life. We have never established a practice of tenure in public office."
- Hubert H. Humphrey
(Related: Nature, Life, Office, Practice, Public)

"I've never had a career of that kind of box office power. I've always learned the hard way."
- Holly Hunter
(Related: Power, Career, Office)

"With all the weird surroundings of outer space the basic underlying theme of the show is a philosophical approach to man's relationship to woman. There are both sexes in the crew, in fact, the first officer is a woman."
- Jeffrey Hunter
(Related: Fact, First, Man, Sexes, Space, Woman)

"Today, I'm a candidate for the office of president of the United States of America. My kids can't believe I just said that."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: America, Kids, Office, President, states, Today, United)

"I don't think you need to run down someone's reputation in order to run for the office of president."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Office, Order, President, Reputation)

"The Lord knows that I could not open scripture; he must by his prophetical office open it unto me. So after that being unsatisfied in the thing, the Lord was pleased to bring this scripture out of the Hebrews."
- Anne Hutchinson
(Related: Being, Office, Open, Scripture)

"Official dignity tends to increase in inverse ratio to the importance of the country in which the office is held."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Country, Dignity, Importance, Office)

"One of the things the government can't do is run anything. The only things our government runs are the post office and the railroads, and both of them are bankrupt."
- Lee Iacocca
(Related: Government, Office, Post)

"I think that by October the whole company has to migrate to OpenOffice, and then I think it's by June next year we all migrate to Linux - you don't want to migrate 6,000 people both operating system and office suite in a single jump."
- Miguel de Icaza
(Related: People, Company, June, Linux, October, Office, Want)

"In some cases we've been building tools that are specific to Linux for the desktop, and they only work on Linux, but I see two major projects that are wildly, wildly successful: Mozilla and OpenOffice, and those two programs are cross platform."
- Miguel de Icaza
(Related: Work, Building, Linux, Projects, Tools)

"Folks who are getting their strokes in the South are not as unhappy with Howard Dean. You don't see anybody starting any movement to get him out of office."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: Office)

"Lincoln said that the Patent Office adds the flame of interest to the light of creativity. And that is why we need to improve the effectiveness of our Patent Office."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Creativity, Interest, Light, Office)

"I had been plunged into a different world. I found myself spending half my time answering weird questions on book tours in the Midwest. People would stand up and explain to me the situation in their office and ask me whether they should resign or not."
- Kazuo Ishiguro
(Related: Time, People, Office, Questions, World)

"Every one of our congressional offices, every day, is under attack."
- Darrell Issa
(Related: Day)

"As they say around the Texas Legislature, if you can't drink their whiskey, screw their women, take their money, and vote against 'em anyway, you don't belong in office."
- Molly Ivins
(Related: Money, Women, Office, Vote)

"We believe that, by the time that we leave office, it will be institutionalized, and these programs will be addressing the needs and curing the problem that we set out to do."
- Alphonso Jackson
(Related: Time, Needs, Office, Will)

"Money is power, and in that government which pays all the public officers of the states will all political power be substantially concentrated."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Government, Money, Power, Public, states, Will)

"I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: People, Successful, Corruption, Country, Day, Rights, Liberty, Office, Promises)

"I would sincerely regret, and which never shall happen whilst I am in office, a military guard around the President."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Military, Office, President, Regret)

"The U.S. government has in recent years fought what it termed wars against AIDs, drug abuse, poverty, illiteracy and terrorism. Each of those wars has budgets, legislation, offices, officials, letterhead - everything necessary in a bureaucracy to tell you something is real."
- Bruce Jackson
(Related: Government, Abuse, Budgets, Bureaucracy, Legislation, Poverty, Terrorism, Years)

"I like spending time at home. In Paris, people drop by and have a bite to eat, or they drop by and watch Friends on TV. I take my dog to the office there, and I walk to work sometimes."
- Marc Jacobs
(Related: Time, Work, Home, People, Friends, Office, Paris)

"President Bush should be indicted and should be driven out of office. He should be sent back home in Texas."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: Home, Office, President)

"I wanted to improve the suburban office building; to create a great urban space in a suburban environment with all that implies about interaction, collaboration and creativity."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Creativity, Building, Collaboration, Environment, Office, Space)

"A building is hard to judge. It takes many years to find out whether it works. It's not as simple as asking the people in the office whether they like it."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: People, Building, Office, Years)

"As a kid, we would drive up and down 77 North - that's our highway - there would be office buildings on the side of the highway and I'd be like, that's what my house is going to look like when I get older. I'm going to start making my house look like this."
- LeBron James
(Related: Office)

"One out of forty American men wears women's clothing. We've had more than forty presidents. One of these guys has been dancing around the Oval Office in a prom dress."
- Allison Janney
(Related: Men, Women, American, Dancing, Dress, Office)

"The school-room sends men to the Legislature, to the bench, and the executive office. The bar-room sends them to the scaffold and hell."
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis
(Related: Men, Hell, Office, School)

"The second office in the government is honorable and easy; the first is but a splendid misery."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Government, First, Misery, Office)

"Whenever a man has cast a longing eye on offices, a rottenness begins in his conduct."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Eye, Longing, Man)

"I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Men, Ambition, Office)

"Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion. The several sects perform the office of a Censor - over each other."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Religion, Difference, Office, Opinion)

"Since the day he came into office, President Bush has worked to gut more than 34 years of hard work by weakening many of our Nation's standing environmental laws, some of which were signed into law by his father."
- Jim Jeffords
(Related: Environmental, Work, Father, Day, Hard work, Law, Laws, Nation, Office, President, Years)

"My office is at Yankee stadium. Yes, dreams do come true."
- Derek Jeter
(Related: Dreams, Office, Yankee)

"Police officials routinely execute search warrants on private homes and offices, and Congressional offices should not be treated any differently. There cannot be one set of rules for elected officials and another set of rules for everyone else."
- Bobby Jindal
(Related: Police, Rules)

"When a law enforcement officer apprehends an illegal immigrant, it makes no sense to simply release that individual who has been breaking our laws with no threat of sanction or penalty."
- Bobby Jindal
(Related: Law, Laws, Sense)

"This was the first time a woman in Dallas had won public office of any kind - even women questioned whether or not I was qualified, whether or not I could take it."
- Eddie Bernice Johnson
(Related: Time, Women, First, Office, Public, Woman)

"There are no favorites in my office. I treat them all with the same general inconsideration."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Office)

"I also meet with city officials, representatives from governors' offices, really anyone in that sort of position who has shown an interest in youth fitness, to let them know why this sort of program is so important. I give the same message when I speak at conferences."
- Rafer Johnson
(Related: Fitness, Interest, Youth)

"The two offices of memory are collection and distribution."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Memory)

"A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Ambition, Fortune, Man, Office)

"In the office, the mail that came in was always 10 to 1 for me."
- Davy Jones
(Related: Mail, Office)

"I did not win and in fact I was called into the principal's office for a consultation with my parents. But that was the beginning of my literary career."
- William Joyce
(Related: Beginning, Career, Fact, Literary, Office, Parents)

"I've always liked getting away with just a little bit of what you're not supposed to. Like my first book, Billy's Booger, got me in trouble with the principal's office."
- William Joyce
(Related: First, Office, Trouble)

"Avon is a unique place to work; we've got family-friendly policies. We have more senior women in high-level management than any other company; 46 percent of our officers are women."
- Andrea Jung
(Related: Women, Family, Work, Management, Company)

"To have the opportunity to lead the Solicitor General's office is the honor of a lifetime. As you know, this is an office with a long and rich tradition, not only of extraordinary legal skill but also of extraordinary professionalism and integrity. That is due, in large measure, to the people who have led it."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Legal, People, Opportunity, Honor, Integrity, Measure, Office, Skill, Tradition)

"A patent, or invention, is any assemblage of technologies or ideas that you can put together that nobody put together that way before. That's how the patent office defines it. That's an invention."
- Dean Kamen
(Related: Ideas, Invention, Office)

"A market where chief executive officers make 262 times that of the average worker and 821 times that of the minimum-wage worker is not a market that is working well. And it is surely not working well enough to build a solid middle class."
- Marcy Kaptur
(Related: Class, Middle class)

"Since President Bush took office, we have lost 3 million more good jobs."
- Marcy Kaptur
(Related: Jobs, Office, President)

"I've often been asked to run for office. I have no desire to do that, I would not want my time with the family or the company restricted because of the demands of an elected position."
- Carl Karcher
(Related: Family, Time, Company, Desire, Office, Want)

"At that time, about July 5, we had no Iraqi corrections officers working for us. It was a responsibility of the CPA, with contractors, to set up a training program."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: Time, July, Responsibility, Training)

"Putin can't afford to leave the office because he will be in real danger of being prosecuted for things he and his people did during their stay in power."
- Garry Kasparov
(Related: Power, People, Being, Danger, Office, Will)

"Office hours are from 12 to 1 with an hour off for lunch."
- George S. Kaufman
(Related: Office)

"In my public service, I treasure my friendship with law enforcement officers. I admire what they do and support them in every aspect of their job. I have always looked upon law enforcement officers as my friends."
- Dirk Kempthorne
(Related: Friendship, Job, Law, Public, Service, Support, Treasure)

"Asking questions is an essential part of police investigation. In the ordinary sense a police officer is free to ask a person for identification without implicating the Fourth Amendment."
- Anthony Kennedy
(Related: Investigation, Police, Questions, Sense)

"It's now clear that from the very moment President Bush took office, Iraq was his highest priority as unfinished business from the first Bush Administration. His agenda was clear: find a rationale to get rid of Saddam."
- Edward Kennedy
(Related: Business, First, Iraq, Now, Office, President)

"When we got into office, the thing that surprised me most was to find that things were just as bad as we'd been saying they were."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Office, Saying)

"The party has to be rebuilt on all levels. In a way, maybe it's to be expected when you've had a governor in office for 12 years and he and his people are stepping down."
- Peter King
(Related: People, Office, Party, Years)

"High office teaches decision making, not substance. It consumes intellectual capital; it does not create it. Most high officials leave office with the perceptions and insights with which they entered; they learn how to make decisions but not what decisions to make."
- Henry A. Kissinger
(Related: Decision, Decisions, Office, Perceptions)

"The longer I am out of office, the more infallible I appear to myself."
- Henry A. Kissinger
(Related: Office)

"I never intended to be a politician or office-seeker."
- Vaclav Klaus
(Related: Office)

"The work in S, M, L, XL was almost suicidal. It required so much effort that our office almost went bankrupt."
- Rem Koolhaas
(Related: Work, Effort, Office)

"Our office acts like a kind of educational establishment and we are very careful who we educate."
- Rem Koolhaas
(Related: Office)

"My dad sacrificed many things in life for me. He abandoned a very promising and lucrative career of an army officer just so that he could continue helping me with my chess and accompanying me to tournaments."
- Alexandra Kosteniuk
(Related: Dad, Life, Army, Career, Chess)

"IN trying to recall my impressions during my short war duty as an officer in the Austrian Army, I find that my recollections of this period are very uneven and confused."
- Fritz Kreisler
(Related: War, Army, Duty, Trying)

"Although I had resigned my commission as an officer two years before, I immediately left Switzerland, accompanied by my wife, in order to report for duty. As it happened, a wire reached me a day later calling me to the colors."
- Fritz Kreisler
(Related: Wife, Colors, Day, Duty, Order, Years)

"One of my co-workers at Ralph Lauren heard about the show, and when she got back to the office, said; Carson, you have to call Bravo. They're doing a show. You're perfect for it."
- Carson Kressley
(Related: Office)

"Of course it's difficult to top a box office success like Emmanuelle, so it will always be my most important work. But that's nothing to be ashamed of."
- Sylvia Kristel
(Related: Success, Work, Nothing, Office, Will)

"When we talk about justice in America we're really talking about justice brought about by the people, not by judges who are tools of the establishment or prosecutors who are are equally tools of the establishment or the wardens or the police officers."
- William Kunstler
(Related: People, America, Judges, Justice, Police, Talk, Talking, Tools)

"Just in the past few years - since I've been making movies, which isn't a very long time - you now have a culture that is fascinated and informed about the box office in a way that sometimes filmmakers weren't even."
- Neil LaBute
(Related: Time, Movies, Culture, Now, Office, Past, Years)

"It seems only reasonable that the people have a right to know virtually everything about the personality they are buying each time they put their money through the box office."
- Alan Ladd
(Related: Money, Time, People, Buying, Office, Personality, Right)

"What I remember most about junior homecoming was my date getting sick afterwards. That kinda sucked. Then, senior year, someone got gum in her hair when we were dancing. She had to get one of the chaperones to take her to the office and cut up her hair. I felt really bad for her, but it worked out fine."
- James Lafferty
(Related: Dancing, Hair, Office)

"He told me he was working as an interpreter in a doctor's office in Brookline, Massachusetts, where I was living at the time, and he was translating for a doctor who had a number of Russian patients. On my way home, after running into him, I just heard this phrase in my head."
- Jhumpa Lahiri
(Related: Home, Time, Living, Office, Running)

"If I had my way everyone would have a psychiatrist. When the brain is sick and you must throw up, you do it by being purged in a psychiatrist's office."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Being, Office)

"I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early."
- Charles Lamb
(Related: Office)

"A public office is not a job, it is an opportunity to do something for the public."
- Franklin Knight Lane
(Related: Opportunity, Job, Office, Public)

"I have hardly seen my baby for six weeks; have been at the office from nine A.M. to eleven P.M. regularly."
- Franklin Knight Lane
(Related: Baby, Office)

"No man should have a political office because he wants a job."
- Franklin Knight Lane
(Related: Job, Man, Office)

"Life is very good. I'm the president and Chief Executive Officer of the Wireless trade association, the CTIA."
- Steve Largent
(Related: Life, President, Trade)

"This is going to become a battle for access to your home and office plus mobility. It's about who can provide the biggest and least expensive and fastest pipe to your home and office and offer you a mobility feature."
- Steve Largent
(Related: Home, Battle, Office)

"For the past several years, the Meth Caucus has worked to engage the Office of National Drug Control Policy on this issue. We have tried to get their attention that meth requires a strong, comprehensive Federal policy."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Policy, Control, Attention, Office, Past, Years)

"I must have made a good impression because a club official to us into his office and asked me if I would sign on for a year with a view to becoming a professional."
- Harold Larwood
(Related: Impression, Office)

"We do very little re-writing in the office. We often take on people who show great promise and who we hope will develop into somebody important and someone good."
- James Laughlin
(Related: People, Hope, Office, Promise, Will)

"In the area we're discussing, leadership begins on Madison Avenue, on the desks and in the offices of people who spend hundreds of millions of dollars buying what will get them ratings."
- Norman Lear
(Related: Leadership, People, Buying, Will)

"Magic Johnson, former basketball player, may run for mayor of LA in the next election. Remember the good 'ol days when only qualified people ran for office like actors and professional wrestlers."
- Jay Leno
(Related: People, Actors, Basketball, Magic, May, Office)

"I've been bragging for over 25 years that my first New York Times bestseller was a book I copied from the U.S. Government Printing Office!"
- Matthew Lesko
(Related: Government, Bragging, First, Printing, Years)

"We are equally glad and surprised at Winston's return to office. It shows that he was built for success that he should have declined to withdraw and sulk over a superficial failure."
- Shane Leslie
(Related: Success, Failure, Office)

"Most people treat the office manual the way they treat a software manual. They never look at it."
- James Levine
(Related: People, Office, Software)

"I chose to not wear a wire and tape people. I chose to not get immunity until - were accepted, whatever - until the independent counsel's office was comfortable with what I said was the truth."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Truth, People, Office)

"The steel workers have now buried their dead, while the widows weep and watch their orphaned children become objects of public charity. The murder of these unarmed men has never been publicly rebuked by any authoritative officer of the state or federal government."
- John L. Lewis
(Related: Government, Men, Charity, Children, Murder, Now, Public, State, Widows, Workers)

"In government offices which are sensitive to the vehemence and passion of mass sentiment public men have no sure tenure. They are in effect perpetual office seekers, always on trial for their political lives, always required to court their restless constituents."
- Walter Lippmann
(Related: Government, Men, Court, Effect, Office, Passion, Public, Sentiment)

"No nation ever yet found any inconvenience from too close an inspection into the conduct of its officers, but many have been brought to ruin and reduced to slavery by suffering gradual impositions and abuses."
- Edward Livingston
(Related: Nation, Ruin, Slavery, Suffering)

"It's got to be weird to sit in an office all day and deal with these creative types without having any idea of what they do or how they do it."
- Ron Livingston
(Related: Idea, Day, Office)

"I Kenneth Robert Livingstone, having been elected to the office of mayor of London, declare that I take that office upon myself, and will duly and faithfully fulfil the duties of it to the best of my judgement and ability."
- Kenneth Robert Livingstone
(Related: Ability, London, Office, Will)

"I undertake that, in the exercise of my functions of that office I will have regard to any guidance with respect to ethical standards issued by the secretary of state under Section 66 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999."
- Kenneth Robert Livingstone
(Related: Act, Authority, Exercise, Guidance, London, Office, Respect, State, Will)

"Bad as was being shot by some of our own troops in the battle of the Wilderness, - that was an honest mistake, one of the accidents of war, - being shot at, since the war, by many officers, was worse."
- James Longstreet
(Related: War, Mistake, Accidents, Battle, Being, Troops, Wilderness)

"I'm not a fan of Secretary Rumsfeld. I don't think he listens enough to his uniformed officers."
- Trent Lott
"Every time I bestow a vacant office I make a hundred discontented persons and one ingrate."
- Louis XIV
(Related: Time, Office)

"We cannot forget that our flag received its first foreign salute from a Dutch officer, nor that the Province of Friesland gave to our independence its first formal recognition."
- Seth Low
(Related: First, Forget, Independence)

"The senior officer who met with reporters in Baghdad said there had been 21 car bombings in the capital in May, and 126 in the past 80 days. All last year, he said, there were only about 25 car bombings in Baghdad."
- Rich Lowry
(Related: Car, May, Past)

"If the boy and girl walk off into the sunset hand-in-hand in the last scene, it adds 10 million to the box office."
- George Lucas
(Related: Office, Sunset)

"It's useless to hold a person to anything he says while he's in love, drunk, or running for office."
- Shirley MacLaine
(Related: Love, Office, Running)

"Most of the women who have offered themselves for public office over the years have done so, I believe, more because of the 'dirt' than in spite of it."
- Agnes Macphail
(Related: Women, Office, Public, Years)

"We have been frustrated that there are a number of incumbents in Maryland offices who have been in office for years and years and show no movement or desire to pass the torch."
- John Mahoney
(Related: Desire, Office, Years)

"I am really chained to my computer these days so I work in my bedroom, which is a room I have worked in for years and years. It is just as much an office as a bedroom, and during the day, my bed is rather like an extension of my desk."
- Margaret Mahy
(Related: Work, Bed, Computer, Day, Office, Years)

"I go into a young film director's office these days and he says, 'Hey man, I know who you are. I grew up watching 'McHale's Navy'. And I think, 'Oh boy, here we go again'."
- Mako
(Related: Film, Man, Navy, Office)

"There's probably a bunch of Power Stripe floating through the Def Jam offices right now."
- Method Man
(Related: Power, Now, Right)

"Japanese naval officers in dress whites are frequent guests at Pearl Harbor's officers' mess and are very polite. They always were. Except, of course, for that little interval there between 1941 and 1945."
- William Manchester
(Related: Dress, Guests)

"The first money I have been offered was as District Officer Ba."
- Kamisese Mara
(Related: Money, First)

"The neighbors could be as mad as they want, but I'm not running a business at the house. It's just a location. It will never get me out of here, because I don't have offices set up at my house, and that's what the township thinks."
- Bam Margera
(Related: Business, Neighbors, Running, Want, Will)

"The Republican Party is bringing out here onto the floor of Congress an all-out assault on the protection of the rights of people who work in the fields of our country, in the factories of our country, in the offices of our country."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Work, People, Congress, Country, Rights, Party, Protection, Republican)

"I can record auditions from my office in my home."
- Jason Marsden
(Related: Home, Office)

"Surely the fact that a uniformed police officer is wearing his hair below his collar will make him no less identifiable as a policeman."
- Thurgood Marshall
(Related: Fact, Hair, Police, Will)

"He who uses the office he owes to the voters wrongfully and against them is a thief."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Office)

"What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be more honorable, than that of teaching?"
- Harriet Martineau
(Related: Office, Responsibility, Teaching)

"Hollywood embraced me in the late '80s because there was a good project I was in and it was different. Nowadays, it's about corporate mentality, box office, youth."
- Marlee Matlin
(Related: Corporate, Hollywood, Office, Project, Youth)

"I now add, farther, that the apostle's argument is so far from proving it to be the duty of people to obey, and submit to, such rulers as act in contradiction to the public good, and so to the design of their office, that it proves the direct contrary."
- Jonathan Mayhew
(Related: Design, People, Act, Argument, Contradiction, Duty, Now, Office, Public)

"All civil rulers, as such, are the ordinance and ministers of God; and they are all, by the nature of their office, and in their respective spheres and stations, bound to consult the public welfare."
- Jonathan Mayhew
(Related: Nature, God, Office, Public, Welfare)

"I wonder if that's hurt me at the box office. Maybe audiences these days want to know exactly what to expect when they go into a movie, and my movies are hard to explain in just one way."
- Paul Mazursky
(Related: Movies, Audiences, Hurt, Office, Want, Wonder)

"I looked at a fetal development chart at the Operation Rescue Office in Dallas. I had a lot of emotions stirring up inside of me. That's when I decided that it was wrong in any stage of pregnancy."
- Norma McCorvey
(Related: Development, Emotions, Office, Pregnancy, Wrong)

"It was a bright, clear afternoon in the late fall that pretty Miss Cable drove up in her trap and waited at the curb for her father to come forth from his office in one of Chicago's tallest buildings."
- George Barr McCutcheon
(Related: Father, Chicago, Office, Pretty)

"I am resigning because my secret leaves the governor's office vulnerable."
- James McGreevey
(Related: Office)

"Because of an adulterous affair I shall leave office in November."
- James McGreevey
(Related: Office)

"The utility model of computing - computing resources delivered over the network in much the same way that electricity or telephone service reaches our homes and offices today - makes more sense than ever."
- Scott McNealy
(Related: Electricity, Network, Sense, Service, Today)

"The standard entertainment industry reaction to Hollywood's box office slump reveals the same shallow, materialistic mindset that helped create the problem in the first place."
- Michael Medved
(Related: Entertainment, First, Hollywood, Office)

"I think it is important also to recognize that our Customs border protection officers who secure our borders and conduct inspections of people in vehicles and cargo are also facing staffing shortages."
- Kendrick Meek
(Related: People, Protection)

"You couldn't pay me enough to be a law enforcement officer. Their job is a tough job. You have to solve people's problems, you have to baby-sit people, you have to always be doing this cat-and-mouse game with the bad guys. My respect for them is immense."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: People, Baby, Job, Law, Problems, Respect)

"No one in this world has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people. Nor has anyone ever lost public office thereby."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Intelligence, Money, People, Office, Public, World)

"It is inaccurate to say that I hate everything. I am strongly in favor of common sense, common honesty, and common decency. This makes me forever ineligible for public office."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Honesty, Common sense, Decency, Hate, Office, Public)

"I got a script sent to me at this office and I got a call from a woman - Universal's doing a snowboarding movie. I'm not in it yet, but I'm supposed to meet with the director in New York soon. I'm waiting to hear back from them."
- Jason Mewes
(Related: Office, Waiting, Woman)

"I was a Navy officer writing about Navy problems and I simply stole this lovely Army nurse and popped her into a Navy uniform, where she has done very well for herself."
- James A. Michener
(Related: Army, Navy, Problems, Writing)

"The Incarnation is the medicine of the soul, undoing the Fall and bringing man to the Tree of Life, and the office of a priest is to administer this medicine in the sacraments."
- Arthur Middleton
(Related: Life, Soul, Man, Medicine, Office)

"We began as restless and radical. Remember the spirit of 1997, but by the end of our time in office we had lost our way."
- Ed Miliband
(Related: Time, End, Office, Radical, Spirit)

"Elected office holds more perks than Elvis' nightstand."
- Dennis Miller
(Related: Office)

"Business chief executive officers and their boards succumb to the pressures of the financial markets and their fears of takeovers and pour out their energies to produce quarterly earnings - at the expense of building their companies for the long term."
- J. Irwin Miller
(Related: Business, Financial, Building)

"From my very first day in the Mayor's office, I have worked closely with the Council members who share our vision of a city hall that really protects taxpayers and cares... yes... about the little things that make a big difference in people's lives."
- Laura Miller
(Related: People, Vision, Day, Difference, First, Office)

"I had been involved in U.S. intelligence in Berlin, Germany, while in the military and had worked with a contact with the Central Intelligence Agency office there."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Intelligence, Germany, Military, Office)

"Things on the whole are much faster in America; people don't 'stand for election', they 'run for office.'"
- Jessica Mitford
(Related: People, America, Office)

"In our system, at about 11:30 on election night, they just push you off the edge of the cliff-and that's it. You might scream on the way down, but you're going to hit the bottom, and you're not going to be in elective office."
- Walter F. Mondale
(Related: Night, Office)

"The number of medals on an officer's breast varies in inverse proportion to the square of the distance of his duties from the front line."
- Charles Edward Montague
"You can't trust a promise someone makes while they're drunk, in love, hungry, or running for office."
- Joe Moore
(Related: Trust, Love, Office, Promise, Running)

"Well, that's the - the removal from office and removal of the Ten Commandments were two different issues."
- Roy Moore
(Related: Office)

"But I have made no plans to run for any office right now."
- Roy Moore
(Related: Now, Office, Right)

"I thought The Office was good, though I didn't think of it as a sitcom, just as a very good programme."
- Dylan Moran
(Related: Thought, Office)

"It is made the duty of every Commanding Officer in the Department, to arrest and send to these Headquarters, under guard, every officer or soldier who may be found absent from his command, without the regular leave in writing, prescribed by Regulations and General Orders."
- John H. Morgan
(Related: Duty, May, Writing)

"Our loss was very heavy, especially in the officers. Capt. Sale, of Co. E, Duke's regt, was among the killed, making the third Capt. that has been killed in that company."
- John H. Morgan
(Related: Company, Loss)

"What politicians want to create is irreversible change because when you leave office someone changes it back again."
- Estelle Morris
(Related: Change, Office, Politicians, Want)

"What we bring to the table is not only our 56 field offices in the United States and our number of resident agencies, but also we have 45 legal attaches overseas."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: Legal, states, United)

"In the context of September 11, there were so many that lost their lives that - how do you single out one person? There were so many acts of heroism that day from so many people, whether it be firemen and police officers in New York and our agents also."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: People, Day, Heroism, Police)

"I was in my office when - on 9/11. I think I had a number of meetings scheduled. I was just getting to know the bureau. And somebody walked in and said the first plane had - or a plane had struck the World Trade Center, one of the towers."
- Robert Mueller
(Related: First, Meetings, Office, Trade, World)

"Our votes must go together with our guns. After all, any vote we shall have, shall have been the product of the gun. The gun which produces the vote should remain its security officer - its guarantor. The people's votes and the people's guns are always inseparable twins."
- Robert Mugabe
(Related: People, Security, Twins, Vote)

"A Congressional Budget Office report released as recent as June 2004 says the system will be able to pay full benefits until 2052, and 80 percent after that."
- Grace Napolitano
(Related: Benefits, June, Office, Will)

"All images generated by imaging technology are viewed in a walled-off location not visible to the public. The officer assisting the passenger never sees the image, and the officer viewing the image never interacts with the passenger. The imaging technology that we use cannot store, export, print or transmit images."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Technology, Public)

"The Blackberry is really essential for keeping up on my emails when I'm out of the office, which is a lot."
- David Neeleman
(Related: Office)

"Of course, Hollywood is still making some excellent pictures which reflect the great artistry that made Hollywood famous throughout the world, but these films are exceptions, judging from box office returns and press reviews."
- Pola Negri
(Related: Famous, Hollywood, Office, Press, World)

"Our country will, I believe, sooner forgive an officer for attacking an enemy than for letting it alone."
- Horatio Nelson
(Related: Country, Enemy, Will)

"Duty is the great business of a sea officer; all private considerations must give way to it, however painful it may be."
- Horatio Nelson
(Related: Business, Duty, May, Sea)

"Windows are as essential to office prestige as Christmas is to retailing."
- Enid Nemy
(Related: Christmas, Office, Windows)

"Even at the United Nations, where legend has it that the building was designed so that there could be no corner offices, the expanse of glass in individual offices is said to be a dead giveaway as to rank. Five windows are excellent, one window not so great."
- Enid Nemy
(Related: Building, Nations, Rank, United, Windows)

"Now, DVD can represent more income than the box office-and typically does."
- Michael Nesmith
(Related: Income, Now, Office)

"No person who denies the existence of a supreme being shall hold any office under this Constitution."
- Michael Newdow
(Related: Being, Constitution, Existence, Office)

"I was considering running for political office."
- Michael Newdow
(Related: Office, Running)

"I believe in the battle-whether it's the battle of a campaign or the battle of this office, which is a continuing battle."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Battle, Office)

"If I were to make public these tapes, containing blunt and candid remarks on many different subjects, the confidentiality of the office of the president would always be suspect."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Office, President, Public)

"I have never been a quitter. To leave office before my term is completed is opposed to every instinct in my body. But as president I must put the interests of America first Therefore, I shall resign the presidency effective at noon tomorrow."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: America, Body, First, Instinct, Office, Presidency, President, Tomorrow)

"Today it's not culture; it's box office."
- Alex North
(Related: Culture, Office, Today)

"My father had not even completed high school when he started as an office boy working for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, and I am not sure that my mother completed high school."
- Douglass North
(Related: Life, Mother, Father, Company, Office, School)

"When it came time to go to college, I had been accepted for Harvard when my father was offered the position of head of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company office on the west coast, and we moved to San Francisco."
- Douglass North
(Related: Life, Time, Father, College, Company, Office)

"We, Norton I, do hereby decree that the offices of President, Vice President, and Speaker of the House of Representatives are, from and after this date, abolished."
- Joshua A. Norton
(Related: President, Vice)

"We further decree that the Senate of the United States elect a prominent Democrat as their presiding officer, to act as President until the next election, and to reconstruct the Cabinet according to our wishes hereafter to be declared."
- Joshua A. Norton
(Related: Act, President, Senate, states, United, Wishes)

"We represent people, and any good congressperson wants to know how their people at home feel about issues. I can tell you for sure in our office that is taken into account, and that is true for any congresspersons I know."
- Charlie Norwood
(Related: Home, People, Office)

"The first time I was in his office was when they called me in to tell me they had changed my name. I had a feeling that if I'd gone along with the name they'd chosen, I'd never be seen again. I'd be swallowed up by that name, because it was a false name: Kit Marlowe."
- Kim Novak
(Related: Time, Feeling, First, Name, Office)

"I don't think anyone should pick a candidate for any office based solely on gender. That would be, I believe, a mistake."
- Jim Nussle
(Related: Mistake, Gender, Office)

"There is probably a perverse pride in my administration... that we were going to do the right thing, even if short-term it was unpopular. And I think anybody who's occupied this office has to remember that success is determined by an intersection in policy and politics and that you can't be neglecting of marketing and P.R. and public opinion."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Politics, Success, Policy, Marketing, Office, Opinion, Pride, Public, Public opinion, Right)

"I found this national debt, doubled, wrapped in a big bow waiting for me as I stepped into the Oval Office."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Debt, Office, Waiting)

"I pretty much live about 10 minutes from my office. I have two kids, and I have about 8 projects that I'm working on, so I basically just get up and go to work, and go home every night and play with my kids, so I don't really know."
- Bob Odenkirk
(Related: Home, Work, Kids, Night, Office, Play, Pretty, Projects)

"I will make a general statement that we have not had anything like the policy of holding people in high office responsible for their acts that I think we should."
- William Odom
(Related: People, Policy, Office, Will)

"Military officers from different countries, when they meet each other, tend to sort of fall in love, become mutual admiration societies, at the expense of realities."
- William Odom
(Related: Love, Admiration, Countries, Military)

"There certainly is a good 'Tex Mex' restaurant very close to our office. My office is around 100 yards from it. I call it Tex Mex because every couple of years it's changed hands and changed name, I'm not exactly sure why!"
- Andrew Oliver
(Related: Name, Office, Years)

"The office of drama is to exercise, possibly to exhaust, human emotions. The purpose of comedy is to tickle those emotions into an expression of light relief; of tragedy, to wound them and bring the relief of tears. Disgust and terror are the other points of the compass."
- Laurence Olivier
(Related: Purpose, Comedy, Disgust, Drama, Emotions, Exercise, Expression, Light, Office, Tears, Terror, Tragedy)

"I'm not prepared for holding office any more than I think Arnold is."
- Edward James Olmos
(Related: Office)

"I think Gore does have to worry. He is tied to Bill Clinton. We know that there were telephone calls that he made from his office. We know that there were visits to the Buddhist temple."
- Barbara Olson
(Related: Temple, Buddhist, Office, Worry)

"The plane took off at 8:10 in the morning - or that's when it was scheduled to take off. And that's when I believe it took off. I had been in my office at the Department of Justice. Someone told me that there had been the two strikes that occurred at the World Trade Center."
- Ted Olson
(Related: Justice, Office, Trade, World)

"In the remaining months, we should focus on achieving more robust international involvement in training of Iraqi soldiers, police officers, judges, teachers, and doctors - all key elements needed to end the sectarian and civil conflict and build Iraq's future."
- John Olver
(Related: Conflict, Doctors, End, Focus, Future, Iraq, Judges, Key, Months, Police, Soldiers, Teachers, Training)

"It's easier to run for office than to run the office."
- Thomas P. O'Neill
(Related: Office)

"In our brief national history we have shot four of our presidents, worried five of them to death, impeached one and hounded another out of office. And when all else fails, we hold an election and assassinate their character."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: History, Death, Character, Office)

"I came to office promising major ethics reform to end the culture of self-dealing. And today, that ethics reform is a law. While I was at it, I got rid of a few things in the governor's office that I didn't believe our citizens should have to pay for. That luxury jet was over-the-top. I put it on eBay."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: Culture, End, Ethics, Law, Luxury, Office, Reform, Self, Today)

"The lesson of the last year is this: foreign policy can't be managed through the politics of personality, and our President would do well to take note of an observation John F. Kennedy made once he was in office - that all of the world's problems aren't his predecessor's fault."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: Politics, Policy, Fault, Foreign policy, Observation, Office, Personality, President, Problems, World)

"Women were real box office stars in the '40s, more so than men. People loved to see women's films. I think it was better then, except for the studio system."
- Gwyneth Paltrow
(Related: Women, People, Office, Stars)

"The challenge is to lend conviction even to the voices which advocate views I find personally abhorrent, whether they are political Islamists or officers justifying a coup."
- Orhan Pamuk
(Related: Challenge, Conviction)

"This is alchemy, and this is the office of Vulcan; he is the apothecary and chemist of the medicine."
- Paracelsus
(Related: Alchemy, Medicine, Office)

"I'm very proud of what we've done with the State University and the City University. They're totally different institutions than they were when I took office."
- George Pataki
(Related: Office, State, University)

"You know how many movies it took Tom Cruise before he was making 5, 6 million dollars? It probably took a billion dollars in box office."
- Jason Patric
(Related: Movies, Office)

"I think if you have a two-story office and you hire someone who's handicapped, it might be reasonable to let him have an office on the first floor rather than the government saying you have to have a $100,000 elevator."
- Rand Paul
(Related: Government, First, Office, Saying)

"Just because there are celebrities in a movie, it doesn't mean anything. I don't think The Ant Bully did all that well the first week at the box office. Compare the movies that have a lot of celebrities with the Jimmy Neutron movie, which had no celebrity voices and grossed almost one hundred million dollars."
- Rob Paulsen
(Related: Movies, Celebrity, First, Office)

"I would never think of crying about any loss of an office, because that's always a possibility, and if you're professional, then you deal with it professionally."
- Nancy Pelosi
(Related: Possibility, Loss, Office)

"As far as a Latin explosion, I'm sorry, I'm the only Latino who's going to say it, but there is no Latin explosion. I'm sorry. Four or five top box office people do not make it an explosion, and it's disgusting to me that people will perceive it that way."
- Rosie Perez
(Related: People, Office, Will)

"I was a bartender in New York and I overheard this girl saying she made $3000 doing a commercial. A kid at work told me, 'Hey, I know this director and he'd really like you!'. So I walked into this guy's office and was like 'I was thinking maybe I could make $3000' and he hired me for commercials, short films, like 15 jobs in a row."
- Pauley Perrette
(Related: Work, Jobs, Office, Saying, Thinking)

"I grew up in a house with no running water, 16 miles from the closest place that had a post office. I had a very parochial view of the world."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Office, Post, Running, Water, World)

"The way I understand it, the Russians are sort of a combination of evil and incompetence... sort of like the Post Office with tanks."
- Emo Philips
(Related: Evil, Incompetence, Office, Post)

"I wanted a theory that would allow one to live outside the office with the same philosophy one uses inside it."
- Kenneth L. Pike
(Related: Office, Philosophy, Theory)

"In my proper character, I am an officer of the United States Army."
- Zebulon Pike
(Related: Character, Army, states, United)

"The passion for office among members of Congress is very great, if not absolutely disreputable, and greatly embarrasses the operations of the Government. They create offices by their own votes and then seek to fill them themselves."
- James K. Polk
(Related: Government, Congress, Office, Passion)

"Too often we act - ask our schools to be truant officers, our teachers to be truant officers, because we're giving them children who have, you know, they're not ready to learn. And if they're not ready to learn by the third grade, they know they're behind."
- Colin Powell
(Related: Act, Children, Giving, Schools, Teachers)

"Any people attempting to govern themselves by laws of their own making, and by officers of their own appointment, are in direct rebellion against the kingdom of God."
- Orson Pratt
(Related: God, People, Laws, Rebellion)

"In the north east, there, they have had quite a bit of government offices moving in. It's not a new policy."
- John Prescott
(Related: Government, Policy)

"We pass bills authorizing improvements and grants. But when it comes time to pay for these programs, we'd rather put the country's money toward tax breaks for the wealthy than for police officers who are protecting our communities."
- David E. Price
(Related: Money, Time, Country, Tax, Police)

"I have offices all over the place and I avoid work everywhere. I don't like to write - I like to be finished."
- Richard Price
(Related: Work)

"Our artillery has really been sensational. For once we have enough of something and at the right time. Officers tell me they actually have more guns than they know what to do with."
- Ernie Pyle
(Related: Time, Right)

"Don't try to be somebody you're not because it doesn't work. If you try to be this perfect person or perfect persona of what you think that somebody should be when they're involved in public office, it's just not going to work. Just be yourself, stay true to your core values, and really just stay abreast of the issues."
- Ben Quayle
(Related: Work, Values, Office, Public)

"So instead of talking about theoretical ways of ending the war and violence, I say that we have to get rid of the individual asholes in each office and situation."
- Colin Quinn
(Related: War, Ending, Office, Talking, Violence)

"We love the ability of the people to influence the actions of decision-makers, of lawmakers and presidents to be removed from or elevated to office by the will of voters, and of the community to connect amongst diverse populations through the ballot box."
- Charles Rangel
(Related: Love, People, Decision, Ability, Actions, Community, Influence, Office, Will)

"You have reckoned that history ought to judge the past and to instruct the contemporary world as to the future. The present attempt does not yield to that high office. It will merely tell how it really was."
- Leopold Von Ranke
(Related: History, Future, Office, Past, Present, Will, World, Yield)

"We need to ask our policy makers and those we elect to office who are supposed to make decisions to give us the evidence of the facts that are behind the decisions that we make. We should be skeptical."
- Dixie Lee Ray
(Related: Policy, Decisions, Facts, Office)

"I will feel equality has arrived when we can elect to office women who are as incompetent as some of the men who are already there."
- Maureen Reagan
(Related: Equality, Men, Women, Office, Will)

"I opened an office in Terre Haute, established eight of them, and became one of the eight county agents."
- Orville Redenbacher
(Related: Office)

"However, I had a chance encounter with an admissions officer of Stevens Institute of Technology, who so impressed me by his erudition and enthusiasm for the school that I changed course and entered Stevens Institute."
- Frederick Reines
(Related: Technology, Enthusiasm, Chance, School)

"We have the incredible privilege of serving in the highest offices in the state. We must prove ourselves worthy of our fellow citizens' faith. We must be trusted to always place the public's good above our own and to always choose fairness over favoritism."
- Jodi Rell
(Related: Faith, Privilege, Public, State)

"I have kept a steady focus on restoring public faith in our state government since taking office July 1. Now it is time to make even bigger and bolder gains through legislative action."
- Jodi Rell
(Related: Faith, Government, Time, Action, Focus, July, Now, Office, Public, State)

"Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free."
- Erich Maria Remarque
(Related: Enemy)

"My father was a police officer before he retired. One of my brothers is also a police officer, and I think they kind of expected I would do something along those lines, like become a fireman or something."
- Ryan Reynolds
(Related: Father, Brothers, Police)

"I ran spotlight. Swept up. Did box office. Ran the lighting board. But acting was the most fun."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Acting, Fun, Office)

"There is absolutely no way that I would enter that world. I would never run for office."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Office, World)

"The office of poetry is not to make us think accurately, but feel truly."
- Frederick William Robertson
(Related: Poetry, Office)

"It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold, than of the office which one fills."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Office)

"And after I make a lot of money, I'll be able to afford running for office."
- Christy Romano
(Related: Money, Office, Running)

"If you look at the studies coming out of the Congressional Budget Office, the number one thing that's going to blow a hole in the deficit as we go forward 20, 30 years is government spending on healthcare."
- Christina Romer
(Related: Government, Healthcare, Office, Years)

"The right way to reign in healthcare costs is not by applying more government and more controls and making it more like the post office, it's by making it more like a consumer-driven market."
- Mitt Romney
(Related: Government, Healthcare, Office, Post, Right)

"We will strengthen our security by building missile defense, restoring our military might, and standing by and strengthening our intelligence officers."
- Mitt Romney
(Related: Intelligence, Building, Defense, Military, Security, Will)

"They basically said that if I didn't show up for school they'd mark me present, they wouldn't send the truant officer after me. At 16 I enrolled in something called continuing education. Once a month I'd go out to Jamaica, but I didn't take it seriously."
- Dave Van Ronk
(Related: Education, Present, School)

"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
(Related: Office, President, Security, Sound, Years)

"No people is wholly civilized where a distinction is drawn between stealing an office and stealing a purse."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: People, Office)

"Luckily, many other people tell me how they have had a particular landscape photograph of mine in their office or bedroom for 15 years and it always speaks to them strongly whenever they see it."
- Galen Rowell
(Related: People, Office, Years)

"Pro football was taking off when I became commissioner, and when a sport's successful and you're its chief executive officer, much of the credit flows to you and you develop a good track record."
- Pete Rozelle
(Related: Successful, Credit, Football)

"I was going to have cosmetic surgery until I noticed that the doctor's office was full of portraits by Picasso."
- Rita Rudner
(Related: Office, Portraits)

"Impeachment is not a remedy for private wrongs; it's a method of removing someone whose continued presence in office would cause grave danger to the nation."
- Charles Ruff
(Related: Cause, Danger, Grave, Nation, Office, Wrongs)

"I was frustrated because I couldn't get going, as I was trying to figure out how to make films. I had various jobs, I taught a SAT class, I was a bartender, I had a day job at an office and was making short films."
- David O. Russell
(Related: Class, Day, Job, Jobs, Office, Trying)

"The defence and air defence ministers were both replaced and more than 2,000 officers lost their jobs."
- Mathias Rust
(Related: Jobs)

"While I have served in public office for 30 years, my professional training is as a pharmacist, not a lawyer or an accountant."
- George Ryan
(Related: Office, Public, Training, Years)

"Since taking office, President Obama has signed into law spending increases of nearly 25 percent for domestic government agencies - an 84 percent increase when you include the failed stimulus. All of this new government spending was sold as 'investment.'"
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Government, Law, Office, President)

"He's very alive in a scene. He's a very good actor to act with. Even though through most of the picture he's blind, there are many places early in the picture I got to be with him before he was blind. Like convincing him in the office to do the picture."
- Mark Rydell
(Related: Act, Actor, Blind, Office)

"I have an office in Argentina, I go there every day, so I work."
- Gabriela Sabatini
(Related: Work, Day, Office)

"It is not easy to get rich in Las Vegas, at Churchill Downs, or at the local Merrill Lynch office."
- Paul Samuelson
(Related: Office)

"If the most liberal man that's ever been in office can get elected when 20 percent of the population identifies as liberal then I think we can elect a conservative when 40 percent of the population identifies themselves as conservative."
- Rick Santorum
(Related: Conservative, Liberal, Man, Office, Population)

"We stand a chance of getting a president who has probably killed more people before he gets into office than any president in the history of the United States."
- Susan Sarandon
(Related: History, People, Chance, Office, President, states, United)

"It was also during my tenure of office that the Japanese Government agreed to the conclusion of a Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and signed it, pursuing a policy in harmony with the avowed desire of the people."
- Eisaku Sato
(Related: Government, People, Policy, Desire, Harmony, Office)

"Well, I would definitely give up performing... But I would still sit down in an office and pretend to write with Dawn, even if we never produced anything, because it's just hilarious. I would miss that."
- Jennifer Saunders
(Related: Dawn, Office)

"Know the official post office abbreviations for all 50 states without having to consult a list."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Office, Post, states)

"Know which officials are voted into office and which are appointed, and by whom."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Office)

"Working in an office with an array of electronic devices is like trying to get something done at home with half a dozen small children around. The calls for attention are constant."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Home, Attention, Children, Office, Trying)

"This was a report from a single source. It was an established and reliable line of reporting. It was quoted from a senior Iraqi military officer in a position to know this information."
- John Scarlett
(Related: Information, Military)

"Much of the demand for women in combat comes from female officers who are eager for medals and promotions."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: Women)

"The genius of impeachment lay in the fact that it could punish the man without punishing the office."
- Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
(Related: Genius, Fact, Man, Office)

"In our town there was a Gestapo officer who loved to play chess. After the occupation began, he found out that my father was the chess master of the region, and so he had him to his house every night."
- Bruno Schulz
(Related: Father, Chess, Night, Occupation, Play)

"Theses officers were good friends, so it must have been a terrible argument, because the one who played chess with my father was so angry that he walked over to the dentist's house and got the dentist out of bed and shot him."
- Bruno Schulz
(Related: Father, Argument, Bed, Chess, Friends)

"Well, I think that those of us in public life that are trying to do a good job, and that are faced with this popular new game that the media has of being critical of everything that anybody in public office does probably are thin-skinned."
- Bill Scott
(Related: Life, Being, Job, Media, Office, Popular, Public, Trying)

"One of the problems with even suggesting that purpose of a Federal law is for law enforcement officers to assist in protecting the public outside their jurisdictions is that it may give them encouragement or even a sense of obligation to do so."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Purpose, Encouragement, Law, May, Obligation, Problems, Public, Sense)

"Good FBI officers are not noticeable. You would never look at them."
- Ridley Scott
"The first one, obviously, was walking into my office at eight o'clock in the morning on Wednesday, and being told there was a telephone call saying that there was an incident at Three Mile Island, and that it had shut down and that beyond that we didn't know."
- William Scranton
(Related: Being, First, Office, Saying, Walking)

"As the only woman, I was able to sit with the officers in front, with a glass of vodka in one hand and a cucumber in the other. That's how I went to my first war."
- Asne Seierstad
(Related: War, First, Woman)

"Now both my films have been number one at the Australian box office and it took about two years just to get the finance for this film, so if it's hard for me then God help everyone else."
- Yahoo Serious
(Related: Finance, God, Film, Help, Now, Office, Years)

"Then if your movie clicks with real audiences, you'll be sucked into some sort of Hollywood orbit. It's a devil of a place where the only religion that really counts is box office."
- Yahoo Serious
(Related: Religion, Audiences, Devil, Hollywood, Office)

"The British soldier can stand up to anything except the British War Office."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: War, Office)

"A man who has no office to go, to I don't care who he is, is a trial of which you can have no conception."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Care, Man, Office)

"This whole phenomenon of the diversion of organizations from their purposes and ideals does not seem very serious when the scum rise to the top in the bridge club or the offices of a small magazine publisher."
- Robert Shea
(Related: Ideals)

"I am not the President. Instead, I hold an even higher office, that of citizen of the United States."
- Martin Sheen
(Related: Office, President, states, United)

"In the last 5 years I've been working with the LAPD, training police officers in first aid and CPR."
- Bobby Sherman
(Related: First, Police, Training, Years)

"All civil rights and the right to hold office were to be extended to persons of any Christian denomination."
- Roger Sherman
(Related: Christian, Civil rights, Office)

"If I want to continue to build the kind of effort we have with Do Something, being in a public office would help. I wouldn't rule it out, but it's not something I feel determined to do."
- Andrew Shue
(Related: Being, Effort, Help, Office, Public, Want)

"What I learned from this movie, 40 Days and 40 Nights: Absitenence can be a very good thing. Especially from box offices where this film is playing."
- Joel Siegel
(Related: Film)

"But why should I run for office and lose what little influence I have?"
- Ron Silver
(Related: Influence, Office)

"In the fall of the year 2000, there just happened to be a decision point when they asked me to become Chief Executive Officer of the company. It was a time when, as you remember, we were starting to have some real problems in the California energy markets."
- Jeffrey Skilling
(Related: Time, Decision, Company, Energy, Problems)

"In Russia we only had two TV channels. Channel One was propaganda. Channel Two consisted of a KGB officer telling you: Turn back at once to Channel One."
- Yakov Smirnoff
(Related: Propaganda, Russia)

"Pulling the plug on the BlackBerry could cost corporate America millions of dollars. The BlackBerry is more than e-mail but a handheld office, and if you shut down the BlackBerry, you shut off the data that powers American business."
- Al Smith
(Related: Business, America, American, Corporate, Office)

"Every man who has a calling to minister to the inhabitants of the world was ordained to that very purpose in the Grand Council of heaven before this world was. I suppose I was ordained to this very office in that Grand Council."
- Joseph Smith, Jr.
(Related: Purpose, Heaven, Man, Office, World)

"Man, if I made one million dollars I would come in at six in the morning, sweep the stands, wash the uniforms, clean out the office, manage the team and play the games."
- Duke Snider
(Related: Games, Man, Office, Play)

"I believe in an America in which the fruits of productivity and prosperity are shared by all, by workers as well as owners, by those at the bottom as well as those at the top; an America in which the sacrifices required by national security are shared by all, by profiteers in the back offices as well as volunteers on the front lines."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: America, National security, Productivity, Prosperity, Workers)

"The office of President is a great one; to every true American it seems the greatest on earth. And to me, as I was engaged in weaving a background of music for the pageantry of it, there came a deeper realization of the effect of that office on the man."
- John Philip Sousa
(Related: Music, American, Earth, Effect, Man, Office, President)

"Most enlightened men now recognize that General Jackson is not fitted to fill the office of President; his limited experience of anything to do with civil government and his great age make him incompetent."
- Jared Sparks
(Related: Age, Experience, Government, Men, Now, Office, President)

"We would take a little bit of money out of a huge increase in ballistic missile defense and put it in a place where it will do a lot of good, namely, in targeted pay increases to our enlisted personnel, particularly our NCOs and our junior warrant officers."
- John Spratt
(Related: Money, Defense, Will)

"I thought administration was the running of the office. The Xerox machine. Paying bills."
- Lesley Stahl
(Related: Thought, Machine, Office, Running, Xerox)

"Laboring men can perform for themselves the office of becoming their own employers."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Men, Office)

"No charges have been filed by the L.A. district attorney's office, and for that I am appreciative. I have said it before, but we all make mistakes, and the day will come soon enough where you no longer read of mine in the tabloids."
- Scott Stapp
(Related: Day, Mistakes, Office, Will)

"We are a long way from getting back the jobs lost since President Bush took office."
- Pete Stark
(Related: Jobs, Office, President)

"After an extensive investigation, the office produced a report that addressed the many questions that confronted the difficult issues, it laid out new evidence, and it reached a definitive conclusion."
- Kenneth Starr
(Related: Investigation, Office, Questions)

"When we had highly sensitive information, the DNA on the dress, that was held within our office and the FBI. There was no dissemination of that information."
- Kenneth Starr
(Related: Dress, Information, Office)

"Only the Russian Cultural Officer was interested in my project."
- Wolfgang Staudte
(Related: Project)

"If our most highly qualified General Staff officers had been told to work out the most nonsensical high level organization for war which they could think of, they could not have produced anything more stupid that that which we have at present."
- Claus von Stauffenberg
(Related: War, Work, Present)

"Each player, it will be observed, has eight superior Pieces or officers, and eight minor ones which are called Pawns; and, for the purpose of distinction, the Pieces and Pawns of one party are of a different color from those of the other."
- Howard Staunton
(Related: Purpose, Party, Will)

"No man can call himself liberal, or radical, or even a conservative advocate of fair play, if his work depends in any way on the unpaid or underpaid labor of women at home, or in the office."
- Gloria Steinem
(Related: Women, Work, Home, Conservative, Labor, Liberal, Man, Office, Play, Radical)

"For the president to resign now would be wrong. President Clinton may have debased himself with his behavior, but we shouldn't debase the office with an impulsive overreaction."
- George Stephanopoulos
(Related: Behavior, May, Now, Office, President, Wrong)

"The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal - that you can gather votes like box tops - is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process."
- Adlai E. Stevenson
(Related: Idea, Office)

"The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal that you can gather votes like box tops is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process."
- Adlai Stevenson
(Related: Idea, Office)

"It is hypocritical that Republicans can call any President "polarizing" after what Bush and the Republican Party did during his 8 years in office."
- Jeffrey C. Stewart
(Related: Office, Party, President, Republican, Republicans, Years)

"I think it is very important that I should have a talk with you as soon as possible on a highly secret matter. I mentioned it to you shortly after you took office but have not urged it since on account of the pressure you have been under."
- Henry L. Stimson
(Related: Office, Pressure, Talk)

"I was commanding officer of a supersonic fighter squadron, FA Crusaders."
- James Stockdale
"Half the issues they - are so polished they're talking about - are dead by the time they get into the office, and into the midst of their tour where they're really productive."
- James Stockdale
(Related: Time, Office, Talking)

"As a consequence of the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, the officer corps of the old army became part of this class, as did that part of the younger generation who, in the old Germany, would have become officers or civil servants."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: Army, Class, Germany, Old)

"The secondary attack was made against The Hague. Its aim was to get a hold upon the Dutch capital, and in particular to capture the Government offices and the Service headquarters."
- Kurt Student
(Related: Government, Service)

"Labor organizations are formed, not to employ combined effort for a common object, but to indulge in declamation and denunciation, and especially to furnish an easy living to some officers who do not want to work."
- William Graham Sumner
(Related: Work, Effort, Labor, Living, Want)

"Jesus Christ was God's revenue officer."
- Billy Sunday
(Related: God, Christ)

"There may be a hundred thousand men in an army, who are all equally free; but they only are naturally most fit to be commanders or leaders, who most excel in the virtues required for the right performance of those offices."
- Algernon Sydney
(Related: Men, Performance, Army, Commanders, Leaders, May, Right)

"Then that did very well at the box office, so before you knew it, we were in a string of feature motion pictures. Then they announced that they were going to do some spinoffs of us."
- George Takei
(Related: Office)

"If you believe that God put you here to act, then you have to be different. Go into casting offices, with something other girls don't have."
- Amber Tamblyn
(Related: God, Act, Girls)

"The endorsement of respected conservative Republican officeholders and politicians is particularly important at this time as to destroy Reagan's credibility as a loyal Republican."
- Robert Teeter
(Related: Time, Conservative, Credibility, Politicians, Republican)

"Research has shown that the perceived style of leadership is by far the most important thing to most voters in evaluating officeholders and candidates."
- Robert Teeter
(Related: Leadership, Research, Style)

"So how critics will perceive your film or your work, or whether your movie is going to make $100 million at the box office, or whether you are going to be winning any awards - well, you have no control over that."
- Charlize Theron
(Related: Work, Control, Winning, Awards, Film, Office, Will)

"One can only guess the amount of magic mushrooms a sane person would have to consume to believe that a frisbee constituted a genuine threat to roughly 3,000 police officers."
- Mark Thomas
(Related: Magic, Police)

"Even President Bush has cited the need to outlaw the practice of corporations making loans to their officers. Strangely enough, when the President was a corporate officer, he took out several loans from the company."
- Bennie Thompson
(Related: Company, Corporate, Corporations, Practice, President)

"After the United States entered the war, I joined the Naval Reserve and spent ninety days in a Columbia University dormitory learning to be a naval officer."
- James Tobin
(Related: War, Learning, states, United, University)

"I am a goal setter and I set more goals everyday. I keep lists of goals in my office to stay on track."
- Kiana Tom
(Related: Goal, Goals, Office)

"The alarming thing in China is the almost total absence of primary care. Even in cities, there are no independent doctors' offices or neighborhood clinics, so people have to go to the hospital for every health care need."
- Nancy Travis
(Related: Health, People, Absence, Care, Cities, Doctors)

"Nixon is one of the few in the history of this country to run for high office talking out of both sides of his mouth at the same time and lying out of both sides."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: History, Time, Country, Lying, Nixon, Office, Talking)

"A bureaucrat is a Democrat who holds some office that a Republican wants."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Office, Republican)

"I generally wake up, exercise and read through a huge amount of newspapers. I get to the office somewhere between 7:30 and 8:00 - my brothers and I are always the first ones in."
- Ivanka Trump
(Related: Brothers, Exercise, First, Newspapers, Office)

"My father was a diplomatic officer. As a diplomat's daughter, you have to learn to present yourself very early on."
- Kathleen Turner
(Related: Father, Daughter, Present)

"I went to work in an office and learned, among other lessons, to do things I did not care for, and to do them well. Before I left this office, two of my books had already been published."
- Sigrid Undset
(Related: Work, Books, Care, Office)

"I'm convinced there's a small room in the attic of the Foreign Office where future diplomats are taught to stammer."
- Peter Ustinov
(Related: Future, Office)

"It seems to limit you; when you're working in an office, you're a creature in a small cell under somebody's supervision and surveillance."
- Jack Vance
(Related: Office)

"I never worked in an office in my life."
- Jack Vance
(Related: Life, Office)

"Everybody has a right to be defended, and every lawyer has a duty to defend people accused. And my office is to defend him, to discuss the accusation point by point, as I think this is a normal step in a democracy."
- Jacques Verges
(Related: People, Democracy, Duty, Office, Right)

"I believe that our office has clearly been the leader in building coalitions, in getting other universities across the contrary to interact more effectively with the government and particularly the Congress."
- Charles Vest
(Related: Government, Leader, Building, Congress, Office)

"Let me be clear - no one is above the law. Not a politician, not a priest, not a criminal, not a police officer. We are all accountable for our actions."
- Antonio Villaraigosa
(Related: Actions, Law, Police)

"Without any formal orders to retreat, what was left of the several organizations yielded to a general impulse to abandon the field. Officers and men became controlled by the one thought of getting as far as possible from the enemy."
- Henry Villard
(Related: Men, Thought, Enemy)

"He appeared every night, like myself, at about nine o'clock, in the office of Mr. Tyler, to learn the news brought in the night Associated Press report. He knew me from the Bull Run campaign as a correspondent of the press."
- Henry Villard
(Related: News, Night, Office, Press)

"You have to remember that I was a bright but simple fellow from Canada who seldom, if ever, met another writer, and then only a so-called literary type that occasionally sold a story and meanwhile worked in an office for a living."
- A. E. van Vogt
(Related: Canada, Literary, Living, Office, Writer)

"Since President Bush took office in 2001, this Congress has supported an agenda of democracy, freedom and expansion of rights for all peoples throughout the world."
- Ginny B. Waite
(Related: Congress, Democracy, Freedom, Rights, Office, President, World)

"Well, mines was a sub machine gun. That was my personal weapon with being the first person in the patrol. I used to lead the patrol. Used to have a leading scout, a second scout and then the officer. The officer would be third. As I say, it was educational."
- David Walker
(Related: Being, First, Leading, Machine)

"With what all these people are saying, do you think that anybody wants to be around me? They all think that I did this on purpose? That I knew that I was positive, for so many years? I feel now that I'm going to be attacked if anybody sees me or if I go to the office."
- Marc Wallice
(Related: People, Positive, Purpose, Now, Office, Saying, Years)

"What is my calling? What am I supposed to do? I think running for office, public office, can be a divine calling. I mean, I've wrestled with that very question myself."
- Jim Wallis
(Related: Office, Public, Question, Running)

"I know that I and my office acted with the highest integrity as an independent inspector general should act."
- Gerald Walpin
(Related: Act, Integrity, Office)

"The Onion Field, that one got pretty close to me because I was a cop when it happened. I saw some of the indifference that my police department showed to the surviving officer."
- Joseph Wambaugh
(Related: Indifference, Police, Pretty)

"I've worked in a factory. I was a garbage man. I worked in a post office. It's not that long ago. I like to think that I'm just a regular guy."
- Denzel Washington
(Related: Man, Office, Post)

"When people protest and are upset with a movie, it becomes a big hit. They hated Passion of The Christ, it worked out pretty well for the box office. So let's get that going."
- Denzel Washington
(Related: People, Christ, Office, Passion, Pretty, Protest)

"Our officers and men behaved like men who are determined to be free."
- Anthony Wayne
(Related: Men)

"I guess I judge my films by how pleased I am with the work I do, so it's kind of on another level. If they do well at the box office, then that's great. Then I'm really pleased about that too."
- Hugo Weaving
(Related: Work, Office)

"Everything officers go through in any chase anywhere in the country, but amped up 100 times! I'm right in the thick of things in a car going like 80 miles an hour, and doing 360s in the middle of the road. It was a wild ride."
- Amy Weber
(Related: Car, Country, Right, Road)

"If you win the Oscar, you get to go into just about anybody's office for a month."
- Chris Wedge
(Related: Office)

"Thus, the Archivist must display at all times scrupulous independence and a devotion to the laws and principles which govern the responsibilities of the office."
- Allen Weinstein
(Related: Devotion, Independence, Laws, Office, Principles)

"It was the full conviction of this, and of what could be done, if every man were placed in the office for which he was fitted by nature and a proper education, which first suggested to me the plan of Illumination."
- Adam Weishaupt
(Related: Nature, Education, Conviction, First, Man, Office)

"All alone in a committee room of the Senate Office Building in Washington, I was reading the dry typewritten pages in an unpublished report of an almost forgotten congressional committee hearing."
- Robert Welch
(Related: Building, Committee, Hearing, Office, Reading, Senate, Washington)

"It's healthy for government to be a kind of moral catalyst, using the bully pulpit of high office."
- William Weld
(Related: Government, Office)

"Virtue has its own reward, but no sale at the box office."
- Mae West
(Related: Virtue, Office, Reward)

"I talked to General Downer about some of the funding about the National Guard and some of the civil defense workers, the firefighters, the police officers, and the way that FEMA is making them spend that money. We have got a problem there."
- Lynn Westmoreland
(Related: Money, Defense, Police, Workers)

"Where the suspect poses no immediate threat to the officer and no threat to others, the harm resulting from the failing to apprehend him does not justify the use of deadly force to do so."
- Byron White
(Related: Force, Harm)

"I can only assume that your editorial writer tripped over the First Amendment and thought it was the office cat."
- E. B. White
(Related: Thought, First, Office, Writer)

"I yield to no one in my admiration for the office as a social center, but it's no place actually to get any work done."
- Katharine Whitehorn
(Related: Work, Admiration, Office, Yield)

"We can put our head in the sand and continue to lose jobs overseas and to other states, or we can say, 'You know what? We are not going to lose another job from California, and we're going to be the very best place to start and grow a business.' So I'll be the chief sales officer for California businesses."
- Meg Whitman
(Related: Business, Job, Jobs, Sales, states)

"The Divine Thing that made itself the foundation of the Church does not seem, to judge by his comments on the religious leadership of his day, to have hoped much from officers of a church."
- Charles Williams
(Related: Leadership, Church, Day, Religious)

"I remember when I first walked into Mayer's cavernous office. You had to walk 50 yards to get to him, and in that time he could really study everything about you."
- Esther Williams
(Related: Time, First, Office, Study)

"I opened the large central window of my office room to its full on the fine early May morning. Then I stood for a few moments, breathing in the soft, warm air that was charged with the scent of white lilacs below."
- Angus Wilson
(Related: May, Moments, Office)

"Science may never come up with a better office communication system than the coffee break."
- Earl Wilson
(Related: Science, Coffee, Communication, May, Office)

"Whichever party is in office, the Treasury is in power."
- Harold Wilson
(Related: Power, Office, Party)

"Too many security officers live day to day. They just want to be treated with dignity."
- John Wilson
(Related: Day, Dignity, Security, Want)

"Warren Spector is amazing, and his team is as good as any in the business. Shame to see all the revenues from their game entangled with all the madness of the Dallas office."
- Mike Wilson
(Related: Business, Madness, Office, Shame)

"When I give a man an office, I watch him carefully to see whether he is swelling or growing."
- Woodrow Wilson
(Related: Man, Office)

"Every man who takes office in Washington either grows or swells, and when I give a man an office, I watch him carefully to see whether he is growing or swelling."
- Woodrow Wilson
(Related: Man, Office, Washington)

"I'd like to run for office someday, but I'm afraid my ability to spell might give me an unfair advantage."
- April Winchell
(Related: Ability, Office)

"That space between the white lines, that's my office. That's where I conduct my business."
- Early Wynn
(Related: Business, Office, Space)

"The United States brags about its political system, but the President says one thing during the election, something else when he takes office, something else at midterm and something else when he leaves."
- Deng Xiaoping
(Related: Office, President, states, United)

"I will say that since our capture we have met with uniform kindness, and while in the penitentiary our relations with the officers have been cordially pleasant, and for their considerate and kind disposition we feel profoundly grateful."
- Cole Younger
(Related: Kindness, Will)

"I was also lucky to play for an owner, Bud Selig, who truly cared about his players. He'd call me into his office once in a while when he knew things weren't going so well. And it's funny. Every time I left there I always felt like something good was about to happen."
- Robin Yount
(Related: Time, Funny, Office, Play)

"I said when I came into office that I don't want to be a great leader; I want to be a good democrat."
- Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero
(Related: Leader, Office, Want)

"I got off the abutment and walked towards my office."
- Abraham Zapruder
(Related: Office)

"I have about two or three people, we don't have an office, we don't even have a dedicated phone line. We do it out of our own homes, and we make it work."
- John Zorn
(Related: Work, People, Office)

"So, it didn't do well. But now when I talk to kids who are first seeing it, they're surprised to hear the movie failed at the box office. Sometimes that's what happens."
- David Zucker
(Related: First, Kids, Now, Office, Talk)