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  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
  • Richard Buckminster Fuller
    Richard Buckminster Fuller
    American poet, philosopher and inventor 1895-1983
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    If you are the master be sometimes blind, if you are the servant be sometimes deaf.
  • Abraham J. Heschel
    Abraham J. Heschel
    Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
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    Man's sin is in his failure to live what he is. Being the master of the earth, man forgets that he is the servant of God.
  • William Congreve
    William Congreve
    British Dramatist 1670-1729
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    'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
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    A good servant is a real godsend, but truly this is a rare bird in the land.
  • William Frederick Book
    William Frederick Book
    American psychologist and professor of psychology
    William Frederick Book
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    A man must be master of his hours and days, not their servant.
  • Herbert Hoover
    Herbert Hoover
    American engineer, businessman and politician 1874-1964
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    Being a politician is a poor profession. Being a public servant is a noble one.
    Source: On Growing Up: Letters to American Boys & Girls (1962)
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    Government is not reason and it is not eloquence. It is force! Like fire it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.
  • John Dryden
    John Dryden
    English poet and playwright 1631-1700
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    He who trusts secrets to a servant makes him his master.
  • Billy Sunday
    Billy Sunday
    American athlete and evangelist 1862-1935
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    Hell is the highest reward that the devil can offer you for being a servant of his.
  • Jesse Jackson
    Jesse Jackson
    American Clergyman, Civil Rights Leader 1941-
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    I am not a perfect servant. I am a public servant doing my best against the odds. As I develop and serve, be patient. God is not finished with me yet.
  • Brigham Young
    Brigham Young
    American Mormon Leader 1801-1877
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    I want to live perfectly above the law, and make it my servant instead of my master.
  • Alben W. Barkley
    Alben W. Barkley
    American lawyer and politician 1877-1956
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    I would rather be a servant in the House of the Lord than to sit in the seats of the mighty.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    If money be not they 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.
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