He that tells a secret is another's servant.
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created
a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.
He who makes himself a servant is expected to remain a servant.
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot so properly be
said to possess wealth, as that may be said to possess him.
Sir Francis Bacon
Better be a nobleman's servant than a poor man's wife.
Money may be the husk of many things but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not
appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintance, but not friends; servants, but not loyalty;
days of joy, but not peace or happiness.
Ah, the patter of little feet around the house. There's nothing like having a midget for a
W. C. Fields
One servant cannot serve two masters.
The lazy servant takes eight steps to avoid one.
The emancipation proclamation was heard in the depths of the earth as well as in the sky;
men were made free, and material things became our better servants.
If you'd have a servant that you like, serve yourself.
Bad servants do the thing first and then seek counsel.
I would much rather be an honorable public servant and known as such than to be the
richest man in the world.
If you would have a good servant, take neither a kinsman nor a friend.
I wanted a gay butler, just like the one I'd seen on the show Dynasty - or was it Dallas?
Janet went on a quest to find me a gay butler, which, of course, she quickly did. His name
was Patrick the Butler, and he was so gay that he had flames shooting out of his asshole.
The passions are like fire and water: good servants but bad masters.
All the brothers should always be intent on good works, for it is written: "Always do
something good so that the devil will find you occupied." And again: "Idleness is the enemy of
the soul." Therefore, the servants of God must always give themselves totally to prayer or to
some good work.
St. Francis of Assisi
The national will is the supreme law of the Republic, and on all subjects within the limits of his
constitutional powers should be faithfully obeyed by the public servant.
Martin Van Buren
Till age six, your son is your master; until ten, he's your servant; until sixteen, a wonderful
adviser; from then on, he's either your friend or your enemy.
If you tell you secret to your servant, you have made him your master.
The mind is a wonderful servant, but a terrible master.
How soon we forget history... government is not reason. Government is not eloquence. It is
force. And, like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
If the servant grows rich and the master poor, they are both good for nothing.
If you pay not a servant his wages, he will pay himself.
Servant leadership is easy for people with high self-esteem. Such people have no problem
giving credit to others. They have no problem listening to other people for ideas. They have
no problem in building other people up.
I asked the sales assistant in the clothing store if she had anything to make me look thinner,
and she said, ""How about a week in Ethiopia?"
The gardener, for the sake of one rose, becomes the servant of a thousand roses.
We consumers have become a nation of servants to financial institutions. We used to joke
that a bank was where you could borrow money if you could prove you didn't need it. Now,
with the advent of aggressive credit marketing strategies, we can borrow even when we
shouldn't be allowed to.
He that would be well served must know when to change his servants.
He that planteth a tree is a servant of God, he provideth a kindness for many generations,
and faces that he hath not seen shall bless him.
Henry van Dyke
A servant is known in the absence of his master.
Money is a good servant but
a bad master.
Criticism is part of the lifeblood of democracy. No one is right all the time. But we should
remember that there is a big difference between criticizing a policy or a politician and
demonizing the government that guarantees our freedoms and the public servants who
enforce our laws.
A good servant must have good wages.
The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants, and it provides
the further advantage of giving the servants of tyranny a good conscience.
Who has many servants has many thieves.
He is a governor that governs his passions, and he a servant that serves them.
Great men's servants don't think little of themselves.
Servants should see all and say nothing.
The master of the house is the servant of his guest.
He that would be ill served should keep plenty of servants.