In this post, you will find great Serving Quotes from famous people, such as Michele Bachmann, Ron Johnson, Al Franken, Howard Warren Buffett, Mike Parson. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
When I was in Minnesota serving in the state Senate and in Washington, D.C., I did everything I could to defeat cap and trade. I didn’t work to implement cap and trade.
There are a lot of young kids serving in Washington, D.C.: kids that are smart, hard-working, but they’ve never farmed. They’ve never run a business. They’ve never been in the private sector. They went from high school into college and right into Washington, D.C.
Public universities play a major role in their local communities, serving a variety of needs in addition to their traditional academic roles.
The true credit for our safety and security goes to our men and women who are serving in places like Iraq and Afghanistan in the global war on terrorism.
I extend my deepest gratitude to our Armed Forces and first responders serving both at home and abroad in the war against terrorism.
We don’t want a third party who may or may not have our best interests in mind or our crew members‘ best interests in mind because they may be serving a union of one of our competitors. They are trying to equalize us and take away our competitive advantage.
I think it’s important that we eliminate regulations that are not serving a useful purpose.
Throughout my life, I’ve always believed that the sole purpose of public service is to improve the lives of the people around us. From the Freeport Town Council to serving as Speaker of the State House, I’ve kept that sense of purpose close to my heart – consistently and passionately asking myself how we make progress.
The state must be the first to be organized and totally committed to serving the interests of the people.
My interest only is trying to help the lives of the people of this state, try to educate people and create jobs. It’s not even for me. I’ve never gained anything. I don’t even take a salary. I’ve never gained anything from being here except for the joy and the privilege of serving the people of this state.
In 1791, the right to bear arms to defend against an over-reaching government wasn’t theoretical. Today, it’s hard to imagine physical weapons serving the same purpose. But it’s easy to see how hacktivists might – especially if you broaden the opponents to include hate groups and rapacious multinationals.
The vast majority of immigrants – regardless of the conditions of war and poverty that may wrack their home countries – come and contribute to their new home country: building our roads, caring for our homes, children, and elders, and serving as doctors, lawyers, employers, and innovators.
I feel lucky that I get the privilege of serving in the Senate.
I’ve gone from being one of the youngest governors to now the longest consecutive serving governor in the country.
Everyone has a responsibility to not only tolerate another person’s point of view, but also to accept it eagerly as a challenge to your own understanding. And express those challenges in terms of serving other people.
I have many friends and family members who have served (or are currently serving) in our nation’s Armed Forces. I have such a profound respect for what they do day in and day out.
The number one thing small business needs is to get more customers. Spend more time serving existing customers and getting new ones. The challenge for small business is knowing where customers are and reaching them effectively.
Cooking is like music: you can tell when someone puts love into it. I come from a place where there was so much attention to detail. The population is smaller in the South, so more attention is given to serving smaller numbers of people.
The House Foreign Affairs Committee can and should become the principal institution in Washington exercising foreign policy oversight and serving as an alternative voice for America to the world. I hope to make a significant contribution in that effort.
It took me 8 years to graduate from undergraduate school because I kept ‘communism from your door steps‘ for 3 1/2 years in between while serving in the U.S. Army.
When I’m shooting, I don’t care who the star is. I have an actor playing a part, and I’m serving the script, not serving anyone‘s career.
In general, we as women, but also Latinas, we’re always kind of serving other characters.
I don’t consciously sit down thinking I’m blurring genre lines, for the most part. I try to stay focused solely on serving the needs of the particular story on which I’m working.
Serving on the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight allows me to play a role making government more accountable by investigating waste, mismanagement, and improprieties.
You are dealing with people who have taken the responsibility of killing their own because they think that they are right, they think that they are serving the interests of their people. They not going to give that up easily, just because you’ve shown up.
In fact, in many ways my mother was quite hippy-dippy, serving macrobiotic food and reading ‘Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.’
To get our passengers where they want to go safely and happily requires thousands of us working together with a shared purpose of supporting each other in serving our customers.
Banks can’t recoup the costs of serving customers who save in small amounts and transact frequently.
Sometimes, when the material is really good, you put expectations on yourself to make it the best possible show. You’re not just serving up the regular hash and doing your job and going home.
I was never drawn just into fashion. I was drawn into it because I am really interested in serving women and providing women with solutions, trying to figure out what we need and why we need that and why we wear stuff, how it makes us feel. That was always my starting point, you know.
I’m honored to donate my time as an ambassador for Blue Star Families, the largest nonprofit organization serving active duty service members and their families through chapters in the U.S.
I have had the privilege of serving as city comptroller, and I lead 750 professionals in the office, have appointed eight deputy comptrollers… no one has criticized my management of these 750 professionals.
And I think that we in America need to understand that many schools need improvement, and particularly with respect to how they’re serving minority children.
Public service is about serving all the people, including the ones who are not like you.
I put my best foot forward to make the best impression I could have, and it’s been serving me well ever since.
The difficulties of many European countries derive from their corporatism: state projects serving cronies and vast social protection programmes, both run by elites. These surged in the 1970s and 1980s.
The more generous we are, the more joyous we become. The more cooperative we are, the more valuable we become. The more enthusiastic we are, the more productive we become. The more serving we are, the more prosperous we become.
I am being penalised for serving the masses, putting the country on the right track, constructing motorways and eradicating the power outages and terrorism.
I think people will walk into the Starbucks store and overnight recognize the significant difference between what Starbucks represents day-in and day-out and all the other coffee companies that have been serving coffee in India for so many years.
You’ll see me at my best is when I’m hopefully serving as a father to someone.
I remember serving in Vietnam in that war, and many of us at the major Lieutenant Colonel, colonel level were frustrated that no one in the U.S. wanted to debate it that way.
The privilege of serving my country is not only rooted in my military service, but also in my personal history. I sit here, as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army, an immigrant.
I spent over ten years in the Central Intelligence Agency as an undercover operations officer serving overseas after 9/11 where I carried out covert operations against al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups, as well as other countries who are ‘hostile to liberty,’ as I like to say.
To me, serving wasn’t uncommon, and my service paled in comparison to so many of my friends who had done so much more. In my world – as a citizen soldier – I was surrounded by other soldiers just doing their jobs.
My grandfather was a commander in the Navy. He was very proud of his service, and he lived his entire life as though he was still serving.
The INVEST in America Act will make critical, long over-due investments in tribal infrastructure – something I’ve been pushing for since I first began serving on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
If you are going to be serving a living thing, you have to honor that living thing with some kind of care and thought and preparation to rationalize the taking of that life in some way. Where if you’re just grinding up hamburger at McDonald’s, I see that as a bit of an affront to living things.
School is now a place where punishment and discipline are prioritized over serving students and educating them. Any moment where a student falls outside scripted behavior becomes an opportunity for law enforcement to come in, criminalizing ordinary things people do every day.
We are the United States of Amnesia, which is encouraged by a media that has no desire to tell us the truth about anything, serving their corporate masters who have other plans to dominate us.
I think living with humility, and serving with humility, is one of the most important things humans can do.
Television news is a delicate balance of serving public good and private gain.
Few people may realize that the Department of Homeland Security is the nation’s largest law enforcement organization, with about one-third of our 240,000 employees serving as peace officers and nearly 70 percent performing law enforcement functions.
I find historical figures in general very tricky because you feel at times that you’re serving two masters. Not only the arc and wonderful writing that comes with the show, but also the history of a person’s life.
There’s men and women out there protecting and serving, doing it the right way, that aren’t talked about.
The institution of marriage works better when there’s a spiritual connection. If you’re marrying just for the sake of the woman, then you may lose interest in each other very soon. When we marry in the interest of the Holy Spirit with the intention of serving God and humanity, then it gives a much larger perspective.
The American Civil Liberties Union has a reputation for serving as a ‘guardian of liberty,’ protecting our privacy and the First Amendment rights of speech, association and assembly.
Success to me means serving a calling higher than yourself that improves the lives of everyone and is done completely in the name of service.
I like serving family-style or setting up a buffet. Everyone just goes to town, scoops their own food, and mixes their own drinks. You know how people love to come and watch you in the kitchen now and talk your ear off? If you give them something to do and something to drink, they don’t do that as much.
Rather than serving in the U.S. Senate for almost 20 years or having so many other wonderful life experiences, I could have served a longer sentence in prison for some of the stupid, reckless things I did as a teenager.
My wife and kids are the constituents I will be serving long after my days in Springfield are a distant memory.
As a businessman, I saw club tracks as a new franchise that could be profitable for years to come. It was like being in McDonald’s and realizing that even though cheeseburgers and fries sold big, you could also make money serving up McRibs, which are always available for a limited time only.
Serving as a police officer is the toughest job in our country. As they put themselves on the line to keep us safe, they deserve our gratitude and support.
I feel an important part of beauty is not only what you do on the outside but also what you put into the inside. Good fresh food with many vegetables along with love and caring for others. I spend way more time serving others than I do on my beauty routine daily.
Serving jury duty is a fascinating little slice of life, with its motley crew of personalities.
Our disabled veterans earned their benefits by serving our great nation, and we must protect them and their families, especially during financial hardship.
The British soldiers serving in Afghanistan alongside Prince Harry were in exceptional danger until he was withdrawn.
I learned that leadership is about falling in love with the people and the people falling in love with you. It is about serving the people with selflessness, with sacrifice, and with the need to put the common good ahead of personal interests.
You are priests, not social or political leaders. Let us not be under the illusion that we are serving the Gospel through an exaggerated interest in the wide field of temporal problems.
Serving in Congress has been the honor of a lifetime.
Service is running for public office with the explicit and limited goal of serving your neighbors.
For me, whatever vantage point that I’m serving, I’m going to be an advocate and do the work to actualize my values.
The rubber industry is of much significance to our countries. For millions of our smallholders, the rubber tree is a tree of life, serving as a crucial source of income for earning a living and raising families.
The trick is preventing yourself from becoming overwhelmed; just adding in one new serving of fruit or veg a day is fantastic. Some sweet potato wedges or guacamole make an insanely delicious addition to any meal, and they’re such an easy place to start.
When a government for the people becomes a government in spite of the people, then who are we really serving?
We have more women serving in the military than any time in our nation’s history, and yet the VA has not done a pivot to look at women’s healthcare issues.
If you’re serving, you still have to be prepared in a regular game, but especially when it comes to the tiebreaks. They can change on one or two points.
Just as infinite access to free music ultimately leads to no one making a living at music anymore, free journalism just doesn’t pay for itself – particularly not when a search engine is serving all the ads.
Our neighbor Canada has 2,200 troops serving in Afghanistan. Canada has also assumed responsibility for the Provincial Reconstruction Team in Kandahar, which was originally established by our own military.
Our main goal is to honor God and to honor this country by honoring and serving those families who serve.
In addition to fines, violators of decency standards could be required to air public service announcements serving educational and informational needs of children.
If I wasn’t in the entertainment industry at all, I would be a miserable human being serving pancakes at Denny’s. I’m also a singer, so maybe I’d be singing at dark jazz clubs in Brooklyn.
I’ve been overtly and covertly serving America since I started in the armed services.
It is a miracle that I can see at all and continue serving the American people.
I love serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, and I have especially enjoyed my time on the Ways and Means Committee.
Guys are bigger, stronger, just like in singles, serving bigger, returning better, and more athletic for sure. I think from my standpoint, just spending more time in the gym has enabled me to hang in there.
I love serving this country, and I miss serving this country.
I can really serve the audience instead of making this about me and about serving myself and my pocketbook.
Bob Levinson was in Iran serving his government, and Bob Levinson was not well served by his government.
When they return home from serving our country, our National Guard and Reserve members shouldn’t have to be confronted with red tape in order to access the benefits they’ve earned fighting for our country.
I sit here as the first African-American attorney general, serving the first African-American President of the United States. And that has to show that we have made a great deal of progress. But there’s still more we have to travel along this road so we get to the place that is consistent with our founding ideals.
If you’re going to be a media brand and not just a linear television brand, then you have to make sure you’re speaking to all women and all interests, so it may mean that you end up smaller audiences serving individual pieces of content, but the aggregate is what’s important and what we’re paying attention to.
Our brands – Nike, Converse, Jordan Brand and Hurley – are loved by customers all over the world. But we never take that for granted; we know that every day we have to earn their trust – by serving them completely and adding real value to their lives through products and experiences.
Markets are, in the end, man-made devices for utilitarian purposes, not a force of nature that we should not try to resist. If they end up serving the interests of only a tiny minority, as is increasingly the case, we have the right – and indeed the duty – to regulate them in the interest of greater social good.
So you can’t lose serving God, and that all things work together for good.
I see my task as serving the majority of people. The question is, how do you find out what they want, how best to serve them? My answer is to stay close to ordinary people because, at heart, I am one of them.
There is a sense of call to take leadership roles. You’re serving people and submitting to God as best you can.
Schools serving disadvantaged students need more time to help these students catch up and gain the core academic skills they will need to succeed in our economy and society.
During Manmohan Singh’s formative years, it was a matter of great pride to be called to the Indian Civil Service for serving the Empire.
There are a million ‘oughts’ in the world. There’s a million ways in which I ought to be serving the world. But the ways I’m gifted to serve and the opportunities that come to me to serve are not a million.
With women composing nearly half the American workforce and increasingly serving as the primary breadwinner for families, we can’t afford to treat pregnant women differently than their counterparts, especially when slight job modifications could help them stay in the workforce at no risk to their health.
It’s a thankless job for police officers, period, but specifically for men and women of color protecting and serving.
With movies, so much of it is, ‘Who is the human being that is going to be directing it?’ Because it is their medium. In a way, you are serving the director, and when it is someone that you feel you can have a lot of confidence in, it can make a big difference.
In addition to serving overseas, the Peace Corps‘ Crisis Corps Volunteers have helped their fellow Americans.
If multi-stakeholder Internet governance is to survive an endless series of challenges, its champions must commit to serving the interests and protecting the rights of all Internet users around the world, particularly those in developing countries where Internet use is growing fastest.
I think I would just want to say that I do view serving in government as an honor, and I do view it as a responsibility.
Our commitment to serving produce from local farms and other sustainable sources is one of the ways we are changing the way people think about and eat fast food.
The source of wealth is from individuals with little or no history of interest in the game, who have happened upon football as a means of serving some hidden agenda.
Anything over-handed, I do left-handed. Like throwing a ball or serving in tennis. Otherwise, right-handed, like writing and shaving.
For most young Americans I know, ‘serving’ in the broadest sense now seems like the only thing to do.
Though there are plenty of reasons to critique U.S. foreign policy and the way in which the U.S. military enacts it, serving your country has long been a way for economically marginalized Americans to get an economic step up – and could be for trans people as well.
More than 40 per cent of my viewers are female. When I do meetups and events, oftentimes the majority of people who show up are LGBTQ+. So I’m looking forward to better serving that community of fans.
A woman’s dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view.
I’d like to solve more problems and help Hoosiers with more opportunities by serving on more committees.
And across Afghanistan, every single day, Afghan soldiers, Afghan police and ISAF troops are serving shoulder-to-shoulder in some very difficult situations. And our engagement with them, our shoulder-to-shoulder relationship with them, our conduct of operations with them every single day defines the real relationship.
There have been 111 Justices in the Supreme Court of the United States. Only three have been women. If she is confirmed, Solicitor General Kagan will bring the Supreme Court to an historical high-water mark, with three women concurrently serving as Justices.
We began Sundial Brands as young entrepreneurs, and as we move forward towards our goal of becoming the number one global family company serving our communities in a way that is aligned with their needs and our core values, we will always be entrepreneurs.
CEOs must embrace the role of serving as the public face of the company to their customer community and the marketplace at large.
Empowering, cultivating, and ultimately serving those who follow you will unlock massive potential within your organization, allowing you to solve for problems in real time.
I’m always cooking big veggie curries for friends with tons of spices, coconut milk, chilli – I’ll saute potatoes in the spices, then cook them with all the flavours and stir in some chickpeas and spinach at the end before serving it on a bed of sesame brown rice. It’s easy to do and tastes amazing!
After serving as a U.S. Navy SEAL, I started a business. In four years, it failed incredibly, but I learned a lot about business, raising equity, and choosing partners.
My father was a guy who, because of the businesses he was in – the hotel business, the hospitality business – he didn’t differentiate between the waiter serving you dinner, from the maitre d from the guy who owns a restaurant. Everybody was the same to him. He didn’t look at who you were. He didn’t look at your wallet.
Because SBI is so large, serving customers in India’s big cities and small rural villages alike, it has a pressing need for better tools and technology to monitor lending risks.
I spent over 10 years in the Central Intelligence Agency, serving overseas, serving in the Middle East. And let me tell you, if you’re a terrorist and you want to come to the United States, the worst possible way to do it is as a refugee. You’ll go through a year and a half to two years of vetting.
Serving in the U.S. Congress is about much more than voting on bills. It is about taking on the corporate bullies that taint our democratic process and pushing back when the system is broken.
I have a memory of my fourth-grade self wanting to be the first woman president of the United States, but I think that has a lot more to do with my love of world records and reference books than a love of serving my country.
I try to support stories that enable us to see the difficulties in our society and the challenges we face, which is why I’ve also produced documentaries like ‘Brick City’ and ‘Serving Life.’
The beginning of my political career was not promising. I ran for junior class president at Shortridge High school and was runner up. I ran again in the senior year with the same result. But opportunity came ironically, or fortunately, when I returned to Indianapolis after serving in the Navy.
My father served 26 years in the Air Force as a pilot and a pioneer in our missile programs. I learned early about the sacrifices a family makes when a member is repeatedly deployed, and also the fulfillment that comes from serving our country. My brother, my son and I all became Marines.
People know if you care about them. How do you show people that you care? By caring for them. By putting their needs first. By sacrificing for them. By serving them. Do that, and you’ll build a great team.
As a former cop, I respect and appreciate those who’ve dedicated their lives to serving others as well as those who appreciate the rule of law and honor it.
The people that are serving you gas, the people that are in your restaurants serving you, the firefighters, and police officers are members of the gay and lesbian community. They’re members of our broader community.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
For the longest time, I still tried to hold up this act – this nice-guy, superhero, role-model persona – that wasn’t really me and wasn’t serving me.
I love serving people. I love helping people empower themselves.
If you think the system – not you – but if your viewers think that the current political system is working well and serving the interest of our country, then what we’re doing will not be attractive.
I’m a simple small ‘c’ conservative who believes in public service, serving others, and doing a good job for my country.
For the last decade, I’ve worked as a federal judge in a court that spans six Western states, serving about 20 percent of the continental United States and about 18 million people. The men and women I’ve worked with at every level in our circuit are an inspiration to me.
It is important to realize that gold and silver are international commodities and that, therefore, when not prohibited by government decree, foreign coins are perfectly capable of serving as standard moneys.
Across the nation, there are thousands of individuals serving life or life-equivalent sentences for crimes they committed as children. This means they will likely die in prison without a chance to prove to society they are worthy of a second chance.
I am proud that the Republican Party stands for strong support for the military, and I am sure we will consistently support our men and women serving in dangerous places around the world and their families.
Napoleon was probably the equal at least of Washington in intellect, his superior in education. Both of them were successful in serving the state.
Writing works when publications are writing and serving the best interest of their users; numbers are good yardstick but not a way to compensate a person.
I think a great leader is somebody who realizes it’s not about them, it’s about the people that they’re serving, that they’re really other-directed rather than self- directed.
Under President Barack Obama, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus has been invited into the White House and given a seat at the table. Hispanics are serving in unprecedented numbers at the highest levels of this administration, including in the Cabinet.
I know that the last thing a book wants is to just sit around unread, serving as an element of interior decorating. So when I have people over, all they have to do is glance at my books, and I implore them to take a few home with them. If I am really ambitious, I pack books into boxes and donate them to prisons.
There are three reasons why this book came into being. First, throughout the 33 years I’ve been writing recipes – although I’m not vegetarian myself – I have greatly enjoyed creating vegetarian recipes, and cooking and serving them at home.
Johnnie Cochran hasn’t spent 20 years serving people in low-income, minority neighborhoods, ridding them of gangs and narcotics. I have. He hasn’t been shot at and punched. I have. I’ve paid my dues to be able to say I’m not a racist.
Just for me, my leadership revolves around serving people. It’s the way I thought would be effective for my personality.
Serving ice cream isn’t exactly like serving in state government, but what I learned guides me today.
I only gave back the devil the stuff I got serving him.
There were times in my career when I felt like I was serving several different masters, and for me, that wasn’t beneficial.
The modern era has brought up immense conveniences but at what price. The human heart is desperate for something more than a quicker serving of popcorn.
Harvard University researchers found that women at high risk of heart disease who had a tablespoon of peanut butter five or more days a week appeared to nearly halve their risk of suffering a heart attack compared with women who ate one serving or less per week.
I hope to continue to be serving South Dakota in Congress.
We are in a time when the Peace Corps mission is more vital than ever, and the organization is at a 30-year high in the number of volunteers in the field. The Peace Corps is currently in 69 posts and serving 75 countries across the globe.
When you’re serving at the local level, you have to build strong personal relationships to get things done.
I’ve definitely read stuff that I’ve been offered where I’ve been like, ‘I can’t do this. I think somebody would be better in this than me.’ I don’t want to do something if I don’t feel like I can do a good job serving the material.
Thinking constantly about world domination can give you a little vertigo. The way I usually get through my day is by limiting my horizon to serving the next few customers or increasing revenues in the next few months.
I got active in this business of politics and self-government in 1958 when my father, who was serving in the U.S. Army, took us to the battlefield of Verdun.
Before I was elected to Congress, I had the honor of serving as the president of the Congregation Ner Tamid in Henderson, the largest Reform Synagogue in Southern Nevada. During my tenure, I witnessed firsthand the beauty in our country’s religious diversity and how community engagement strengthens America.
Instead of serving special interests, Congress should focus on the big picture. Globalization and technology have completely reshaped our economy in recent decades, and if we don’t respond, we’re putting the future of the middle class at risk.
Artists who are passionate about their music and in love with their art go independent because they want to continue making music and serving it to the world.