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Politics Career

Harvard's Kennedy School of Government asked me to serve as a fellow at its Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy. After my varied and celebrated career in television, movies, publishing, and the lucrative world of corporate speaking, being a fellow at Harvard seemed, frankly, like a step down.

- Al Franken

Generation Vietnam

I'm from the Vietnam generation. I didn't serve.

- Al Franken

Project Interviewing

Their term project consists of a fieldwork collection of folklore that they create by interviewing family members, friends, or anyone they can manage to persuade to serve as an informant.

- Alan Dundes

Terrified Them

For the actors, the talent is to serve the demands that I ask of them, to do it with naturality and truth, and to be honest when we were terrified.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

People Too Much

Restaurants serve huge portions on even huger platters, and people are tempted to eat too much.

- Alek Wek

Memory Use

Of what use is the memory of facts, if not to serve as an example of good or of evil?

- Alfred de Vigny

British Show

In 1939, Fitzroy Maclean, a gangly Highland aristocrat in his early 30s, was serving as a British diplomat in the U.S.S.R. Disgusted by the Soviet show trials, he quit the Foreign Service and would go on to serve with Tito's partisans fighting the Germans in Yugoslavia.

- Alistair Horne

Sick Fellow Man

I am sick and tired of hearing that it is our moral duty to serve the state, because conservatives believe that it is our moral duty to serve our fellow man regardless of race, sex, affiliation or creed, and when we serve, we believe that it is the state's duty to get out of the way.

- Allen West

Want Just

I just want to serve Colombia.

- Alvaro Uribe

Which Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise: One of the sauces which serve the French in place of a state religion.

- Ambrose Bierce

Experience Office

I have high expectations for the people who work for me. I figure that if they work really hard and do a good job on one of my campaigns or in my office, that experience will serve them well later on.

- Amy Klobuchar

Candy Entertain

When I do entertain, in the summer, which is rare, I receive my guests on the front porch, set up wicker trays found at Pottery Barn, and serve iced beverages. Anytime I do welcome friends, it's always a tray of canapes or Planters peanuts, jellied candy from Paris, and a good bottle of Sancerre.

- Andre Leon Talley

Republicans Reaching

I hope 'Bamboozled' will serve as a roadmap that will assist Republicans in reaching out to women, black and Latinos. I believe once minority groups open their eyes and are not afraid to see truth, they will choose the party of Lincoln.

- Angela McGlowan

Used Divisions

If women want to ensure themselves a meaningful place in the future, they need to be among those determining how the technology will be used. They need to be among those deciding whether it will be the great leveler or simply serve to worsen social divisions.

- Anita Borg

Living Go

The dynamic between two individuals starts off with everything warm and nice and fabulous and good. Working and living together can serve you quite well, but when it starts to go wrong - oh, boy!

- Annie Lennox

Country Here

I'm here to serve the country.

- Anthony Scaramucci

Been Pennsylvania

It's been a great privilege to serve the people of Pennsylvania.

- Arlen Specter

Iraq Wide

My eyes are wide open... you serve in Iraq, your eyes are wide open.

- Chris Gibson

Political West Bank

It doesn't serve an American interest. It really doesn't really serve Israeli interests - it serves the interests of the political party that's getting the votes of the settlers on the West Bank.

- Chris Matthews

Run You

You ought to serve on the platform you run on.

- Chuck Grassley

Years Providing

I'm the policy-maker; I'm the lawmaker.

- Chuck Grassley

Years Providing

I can support co-ops if they want to do it as we've known co-ops in America for 150 years - where they serve the purposes of the consuming public, whether it's health care or whether it's co-ops as we know them in the Midwest, providing electricity or to sell supplies to farmer.

- Chuck Grassley

Fact Very

One of my grandfathers, actually, having gone out there as a minister, decided he would better serve the people as a doctor. So at a very late age - at the age of 38 in fact - he changed course and decided to become a doctor.

- Colin Firth

Choreography Had

The costumes had to serve the choreography.

- Colleen Atwood

Purpose Many

One of the many joys of tongue-twisters is that they serve no purpose beyond fun.

- Craig Brown

Questions United

Mr. Gonzales' failure to respond to questions legitimately posed to him by the Senate raises grave doubts in my mind as to his fitness to serve the people of the United States as their Attorney General.

- Daniel Inouye

Congress Until

I continued to serve in Congress until 2001.

- David Minge

Appreciate Continue

I appreciate the opportunity to continue to serve the people of our state.

- David Minge

Work Mind

Work and live to serve others, to leave the world a little better than you found it and garner for yourself as much peace of mind as you can. This is happiness.

- David Sarnoff

Large Often

Bureaucracies tend to perpetuate themselves, whether they are multinational corporations or large government institutions such as Medicare, often at the expense of those that they are supposed to serve.

- Dean Ornish

Foods Mostly

In our home, we serve mostly healthful foods.

- Dean Ornish

England Gentlemen

The Gentlemen of England serve under the greatest cad in Europe.

- John Burns

Presidents Worked

I have worked with Presidents since Eisenhower. We serve together.

- John Dingell

Condemn While

While we must condemn any misuse of their authority, let's not forget that, by far, police are fulfilling their duty to protect and serve.

- John Fleming

Learning Subject

In a world that is constantly changing, there is no one subject or set of subjects that will serve you for the foreseeable future, let alone for the rest of your life. The most important skill to acquire now is learning how to learn.

- John Naisbitt

Own Use

With the Larry Bertlemann portrait, I started with a photograph that I could use for it. I built the drawing's identity to serve as a graphic identity. After a number of sketches, I went into my own abstract vernacular of drawn lines and shapes to create the composition for the poster design.

- John Van Hamersveld

Kiss Scene

Comedy is similar to hockey... in only one way. You get a lot of credit for assists. So I try to serve whatever the intention is, be it the joke or the story or the scene or the moment or the kiss, even if it's not my joke or moment.

- Johnny Galecki

Question Your

Fear is your greatest obstacle - so question your fear. If it does not serve your greatest life then do not make it your master.

- Joy Page

Want Served

We want to serve the customer as they want to be served.

- Judith McKenna

Lives Concerns

Women in the post-Fifties world were appendages. They existed to serve men. Their lives and concerns didn't matter, except insofar as they impinged on Important Male Things.

- Judith Tarr

Long Country

So long as I'm Commander-in-Chief, we will sustain the strongest military the world has ever known. When you take off the uniform, we will serve you as well as you've served us - because no one who fights for this country should have to fight for a job, or a roof over their head, or the care that they need when they come home.

- Barack Obama

Enjoy Generously

As we enjoy great advantages from the inventions of others, we should be glad of an opportunity to serve others by any invention of ours, and this we should do freely and generously.

- Benjamin Franklin


Professional cinema image-taking should integrate, serve, interest, and enhance the story. I judge cinematography not just for a story well told but for what the story is.

- Haskell Wexler

Mountains Lord

Ministers are powerless people who have nothing to boast of except their weaknesses. But when the Lord whom they serve fills them with His blessing they will move mountains and change the hearts of people wherever they go.

- Henri Nouwen

Big I Think

But on the big things, I'm not going to trim in order to win public opinion. Because I really don't want to serve in the Senate if I arrive there without permission to do the things I think need to be done.

- Bob Kerrey

I Am Congress

I am the first podiatrist to serve in the U.S. Congress.

- Brad Wenstrup

Hiring Qualified

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- Brian Lee

Country Boy

America. Shoutout to the men in uniform that protect and serve this country. From sea to shining sea. From one white boy, to all nationalities, we've got to stand together, people.

- Brock Lesnar

Aspire Continue

I continue to aspire to serve Colombia as president.

- Ingrid Betancourt

Chilling Assault

It is important for us to be able to meet and greet the people that we serve. And if we start having police presence everywhere we go, it's going to create a chilling effect on discourse, and it creates an incredible assault on the democratic process.

- Jackie Speier

Think I Think

I just try to approach and serve the music in the way that I think is right for the band I'm in at the time.

- Chad Smith

Purpose Warning

My one purpose in life is to serve as a warning to others.

- Jamie Zawinski

Very Entire World

The entire world is my temple, and a very fine one too, if I'm not mistaken, and I'll never lack priests to serve it as long as there are men.

- Desiderius Erasmus

Young Excellent

The gym can serve as an excellent place where kids and young men and women can really empty their issues right on the floor.

- Djimon Hounsou

Confident Country

I am confident that I can serve my country without being involved as the president of the country now.

- Jean-Bertrand Aristide

Teacher I Hope That

I hope that I serve by being a teacher.

- Jenna Bush

Effort Discontent

Discontent, blaming, complaining, self-pity cannot serve as a foundation for a good future, no matter how much effort you make.

- Eckhart Tolle

Tell Allowing

I support allowing homosexuals to serve openly in our military and eliminating the 'don't ask, don't tell' policy.

- Ed Case

Race Our

We are all ruled in what we do by impulses; and these impulses are so organized that our actions in general serve for our self preservation and that of the race.

- Edna St. Vincent Millay

Massachusetts Cause

I can't serve just the Negro cause. I've got to serve all the people of Massachusetts.

- Edward Brooke

Opportunity New

As co-chair of the Iraqi Women's Caucus in the House, I've enjoyed the opportunity to collaborate with and hear from Iraqi women elected to serve in the new National Assembly.

- Ellen Tauscher

Feel Fellow Man

God calls us to care for our fellow man, especially the neediest. I feel that call to lift up the less fortunate; the call to improve our communities and our state. It drives me to serve Louisiana as governor.

- Kathleen Blanco

Nation Great Nation

The men and women who serve this great nation, whether they are stationed in Iraq, Fort Riley, or the Korean Peninsula, or they serve us at home as our community first responders, serve because they believe in America.

- Kathleen Sebelius

Judge Privileged

I was privileged to serve as a judge.

- Ken Starr

Honour Than

There is no greater honour than to serve Canadians.

- Kim Campbell

Rather Them

And how is clarity to be achieved? Mainly by taking trouble and by writing to serve people rather than to impress them.

- F. L. Lucas

People Many

So many people are called but few serve as actors, you know what I mean?

- Faye Dunaway

Country Combat

There is no greater call to service than that of our brave men and women who serve our country in combat across the globe.

- Kirsten Gillibrand

Small Held

He or she must be successful in economic terms, but always within an ethical framework. Whether his or her constituency is a corporation and its shareholders or the customers in a small and privately held business, his or her first responsibility is to serve that constituency.

- Lee R. Raymond

Against Coordinating

For the first time federal, state and local bureaus of investigation are coordinating their effort, to serve as eyes and ears and protect us against further attacks.

- George Pataki

Say Obama

I would never say President Obama doesn't have the capacity to continue to serve because of his statement that there are 56 states.

- Gerald Walpin

Great Progress Our

First, we have to lower our costs to levels that are more competitive. This will prevent the lower-cost airlines from pushing us out of the markets we want to serve. We've made great progress on this front, but we need to keep pushing.

- Gerard Arpey

Humble Mature

I am not the same man I was 35 years ago. And I hope that five years and ten years from now, I'll be a better man, a more mature man, a wiser man, a more humble man and a more spirited man to serve the good of my people and the good of humanity.

- Louis Farrakhan

Achieve Builders

It is a hopeless endeavor to make the form and content of earlier architectural epochs usable for our time; in this, even the strongest artistic talent must fail. We see repeatedly how the outstanding builders fail to achieve an effect because their work does not serve the will of the age.

- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

Before Masters

Most of the slaves, who were thus unconditionally freed, returned without any solicitation to their former masters, to serve them, at stated wages; as free men. The work, which they now did, was found to better done than before.

- Thomas Clarkson

Injustice Clearly

The life of the community, both domestically and internationally, clearly demonstrates that respect for rights, and the guarantees that follow from them, are measures of the common good that serve to evaluate the relationship between justice and injustice, development and poverty, security and conflict.

- Pope Benedict XVI

Money Rule

Money has to serve, not to rule.

- Pope Francis

Allow Include

The future of healthcare security should include flexibility from the federal government to allow us to serve the state's most vulnerable citizens.

- Thomas Vilsack

Individual Economy

The economy is designed to serve the individual.

- Moshe Kahlon

About Show

There can be a lot of mind games going on between the players. When you're about to serve, people will try to throw you off your rhythm by taking a walk. If you're tired, you can't show that at all to an opponent.

- Rajiv Ouseph

My Life Had

I've had so many people in my life put me down because of how I look. When I worked in restaurants, I had people say, 'I don't want her to serve my food,' because I looked dirty or something.

- Sasha Lane

Honor Country

My greatest honor was to serve my country.

- Marcus Luttrell

Guilt Having

And there isn't any way that one can get rid of the guilt of having a nice body by saying that one can serve society with it, because that would end up with oneself as what? There simply doesn't seem to be any moral place for flesh.

- Margaret Drabble

Country Policies

Our government and its social policies, its tax breaks, the way school days work, so much of the country we live in is built for married couples with a male breadwinner and a female domestic laborer. Government needs to be massively altered in order to serve this population.

- Rebecca Traister

Independence Our

Practicing in the trial work trenches of the law, I saw, too, that when we judges don our robes, it doesn't make us any smarter, but it does serve as a reminder of what's expected of us: Impartiality and independence, collegiality and courage.

- Neil Gorsuch

Career White

I began my legal career working for Byron White, the last Coloradan to serve on the Supreme Court, and the only justice to lead the N.F.L. in rushing. He was one of the smartest and most courageous men I've ever known.

- Neil Gorsuch

Been Philip

Philip Pullman and Jacqueline Wilson have both been writing for a long time. In 30 years, will writers of that quality have been able to serve the same sort of apprenticeship? Not unless they can make enough money now to live on.

- Tony Bradman

Political University

I am honored to serve on the Board of Visitors for Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service. Being the first board member from Latin America, I hope to provide insight into the economical, social and political issues facing the region, and continue to grow and strengthen this prestigious institution.

- Ricardo Salinas Pliego

Water Cheese

In Newport, we serve cheese or bacon-wrapped water chestnuts.

- Marjorie Gubelmann

Why Everybody

I challenged God. I said, 'God, I know that I'm a sinner. I know that I won't probably have peace until You're in my heart. But I will not let You in my heart until You answer me, why? Why did you take my arms and legs? Why didn't You give me what everybody else has? God, until You answer me that question, I will not serve You.'

- Nick Vujicic

End Of The Day

Clothes are an amazing tool. They are an amazing way to hide a multitude of sins; they're an amazing way to be creative. Clothes can do so many things. But at the end of the day, if they don't serve you, it's just a waste of time. Then it is frivolous.

- Nick Wooster

Good Away

Although all the good arts serve to draw man's mind away from vices and lead it toward better things, this function can be more fully performed by this art, which also provides extraordinary intellectual pleasure.

- Nicolaus Copernicus

Revolution Congress

During my last voyage to America, I enjoyed the happiness of seeing that revolution completed, and, thinking of the one that would probably occur in France, I said in a speech to Congress, published everywhere except in the 'French Gazette,' 'May this revolution serve as a lesson to oppressors and as an example to the oppressed!'

- Marquis de Lafayette

Door Xerox

If you go to Norway, Finland, Russia or Australia, you'll see Xerox or Fuji-Xerox people, not just the name on the door. We have human beings who live and work and serve customers everywhere around the globe.

- Ursula Burns

Only Other

The only way you can serve God is by serving other people.

- Rick Warren

Political Republican

When you work for the C.I.A. or as a diplomat, or serve in the military, you're not serving as a Democrat or a Republican; you serve as an American, whatever your personal moral compass or political views might be. So that would describe me.

- Valerie Plame

Other Shelter

We must strive to encourage East and West not only to move towards each other but also to encourage them to find a new philosophy, a philosophy which will serve as a tool determining the future of Planet Earth - our common and only shelter.

- Nursultan Nazarbayev

Pay Social

All of us who serve in the House of Representatives and the Senate pay into Social Security.

- Virgil Goode

Play Rough

Golf... is the infallible test. The man who can go into a patch of rough alone, with the knowledge that only God is watching him, and play his ball where it lies, is the man who will serve you faithfully and well.

- P. G. Wodehouse

Career Politician

I am humbled by the opportunity to serve the people of West Tennessee, but I never intended to become a career politician.

- Stephen Fincher