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Successor

Total Quotes : 19
Over Engaged

We are engaged in immediate conversations with the White House on deliberations over a successor whom we hope will continue in the general direction of Attorney General Holder.

- Al Sharpton

Christ Pope

Romanists tell us that the Pope is the vicar of Christ; that he is his successor as the universal head and ruler of the Church on earth. If this is so, he must be a Christ.

- Charles Hodge

Nation Patent

I now say that the oldest man living never heard of the president of a great nation to come down to open electioneering for his successor. It is treating the nation as if it was the property of a single individual, and he had the right to bequeath it to whom he pleased - the same as a patch of land for which he had the patent.

- Davy Crockett

Generation New

I don't need a successor, only willing hands to accept the torch for a new generation.

- Billy Graham

Never Neither

I used to say I never talk about my successor, neither about my predecessor.

- Boutros Boutros-Ghali

Deep Hundred

Taft was Roosevelt's handpicked successor. I didn't know how deep the friendship was between the two men until I read their almost four hundred letters, stretching back the to early '30s. It made me realize the heartbreak when they ruptured was much more than a political division.

- Doris Kearns Goodwin

Seamless Ensure

After four years as Administrator of the SBA, I have let President Obama know that I will not be staying for a second term. I will stay on until my successor is confirmed to ensure a smooth and seamless transition.

- Karen Mills

Generation New

Each new generation is reared by its predecessor; the latter must therefore improve in order to improve its successor. The movement is circular.

- Emile Durkheim

Bad Which

The only successor to President Putin is President Putin himself and we could of course dream about President Putin stepping down voluntarily and picking out successor which would be probably as bad as him.

- Garry Kasparov

Sow Majesty

I sow; my successor reaps. This is the majesty of democracy.

- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

Legacy Projects

True leaders don't invest in buildings. Jesus never built a building. They invest in people. Why? Because success without a successor is failure. So your legacy should not be in buildings, programs, or projects; your legacy must be in people.

- Myles Munroe

Over Reagan

President Ford was taken for a ride by his predecessor, whom he unpardonably pardoned; Jimmy Carter was also taken for a ride, but by his successor, Ronald Reagan, over the return of the Iran hostages.

- Nigel Hamilton

Question May

My successor may need to be more modern than I am. It's a question of generations.

- Martin Bouygues

Country Romney

Let me tell you the story about Massachusetts under Governor Romney. It did fall to 47th out of 50 in jobs creation. Wages went down when they were going up in the rest of the country. He left his successor with debt and a deficit, and manufacturing jobs left that state at twice the rate as the rest of the country.

- Stephanie Cutter

Want Inheritance

Grooming a successor, is it an inheritance? In a democratic party, you don't want leaders appointed that way. They have to be appointed properly by the people.

- Robert Mugabe

Thought Game

I met Powel Crosley at an All-Star Game in 1935. He was familiar, of course, with our winning record at Rochester. We seemed to hit it off immediately, and the following year, when he was looking for a successor to Larry MacPhail, he thought of me.

- Warren Giles

Show Arthur

After guest appearances, I got the offer to do the show as the successor of Arthur Schwartz. It's so much fun.

- Rocco DiSpirito

Mother Her

I don't feel like I need to be a successor to my mother, or her work.

- Peaches Geldof

Sky Grows

Hey, nothing grows to the sky. There will be a successor movement. Right now it's nascent.

- Peter Brimelow