Top 1925 Service Quotes

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“My brother Joseph, who is 14 years older than me, was already on his national military compulsory service when I was 4 years old, the age from which I remember myself.”

― Aaron Ciechanover

“Towards the end of the military service, I had to make what I assume has been the most important decision in my career: to start a residency in clinical medicine, in surgery, which was my favorite choice, or to enroll into graduate school and start a career in scientific research. It was clear to me that I was heading for graduate school.”

― Aaron Ciechanover

“If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?”

― Abigail Adams

“After I spent my compulsory army service in the ‘top secret office’ of the Medical Forces, where I was fortunate to be exposed to clinical and medical issues, I enrolled to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.”

― Ada Yonath

“Amazon is holding its own because the service it provides – offering millions of books and other items quickly and easily from home at any hour of the day or night – is a real one, and one that was impossible before there was an Internet.”

― Adam Cohen

“A rule of thumb: If the company you work for provides a product or service that’s pretty much the same as what was offered last year and a few years before that, it might be time to start looking for something new.”

― Adam Davidson

“Acting is a business and a political act and a craft, but I also feel like it’s a service – specifically, for a military audience.”

― Adam Driver

“We all have original ideas. Even if we don’t see ourselves as supercreative or as wild nonconformists, we have insights every day about how the world around us could be better. It might be a better way of running meetings in your office that would be less mind-numbing. It might be a little twist on a product or a service.”

― Adam Grant

“Amazon is pursuing something called Amazon Key, which lets its couriers unlock Prime customers’ doors and deliver packages. It’s pairing the service, which it plans to make available in 37 cities next month, with a camera so users will have intelligence inside and outside their homes, presumably boosting trust and lowering creepiness.”

― Adam Lashinsky

“With innovative companies and products like Tencent’s WeChat messaging service and novel approaches to artificial intelligence and various business models, China rapidly is becoming an innovator in its own right.”

― Adam Lashinsky

“The financial service industry has an image issue.”

― Adena Friedman

“I was raised in a spirit of the importance of service to your fellow man. My mom is a senator back home in South Africa. My father is a very caring and generous individual.”

― Adhir Kalyan

“Law is not a profession at all, but rather a business service station and repair shop.”

― Adlai Stevenson I

“I have considered the subject of missions nearly a year and have found my mind gradually tending to a deep conviction that it is my duty personally to engage in this service.”

― Adoniram Judson

“And when you clear away the cobwebs of the description of every job in the world, at the bottom of that job is service. It’s service. And I took that ethic and applied it to my writing craft.”

― Adriana Trigiani

“I make documentaries from time to time to remind myself of reality. It’s like musicians doing scales to keep their fingers working: when you’re in the street, listening to people, you’re forced to be in the service of your subject.”

― Agnes Varda

“I think every leader must possess vision, and they absolutely have to have a heart of service.”

― Aja Brown

“The Resource Center will be able to map all of the resources in and around the Compton community while providing customized assistance that will be a vital asset to improving our ability to service our youth, adults, and families.”

― Aja Brown

“The free market for mobile devices and wireless service has been a dramatic success.”

― Ajit Pai

“In the Restoring Internet Freedom Order, the FCC strengthened its transparency rule so that Internet service providers must make public more information about their network management practices. They are required to make this information available either on their own website or on the FCC’s website.”

― Ajit Pai

“Consumers have the right to know important information about the service they are choosing to purchase and/or use.”

― Ajit Pai

“For too long, Americans have been plagued by unwanted and unlawful robocalls. For too long, they’ve found unauthorized charges and changes to their phone service on their bills – practices commonly known as ‘slamming’ and ‘cramming.’ And for too long, some phone calls that are placed to rural residents have been dropped.”

― Ajit Pai

“Broadband Internet access service is inherently an interstate service, and that is not a determination that just the FCC has made.”

― Ajit Pai

“You have to go to where you can make money, and you see in the service area, in the technological area, those are the areas where we’re going to create jobs.”

― Al D’Amato

“Veterans report that service dogs help break their isolation. People will often avert their eyes when they see a wounded veteran. But when the veteran has a dog, the same people will come up and say, ‘Hi’ to pet the dog and then strike up a conversation.”

― Al Franken

“During Vietnam, I was in college, enjoying my student deferment. The government wisely felt that, in my case, military service was less important than completing my studies to prepare me for my chosen career: comedian.”

― Al Franken

“If you want a free email service that doesn’t use your words to target ads to you, you’ll have to figure out how to port years and years of Gmail messages somewhere else, which is about as easy as developing your own free email service.”

― Al Franken

“Service dogs raise their masters’ sense of well-being.”

― Al Franken

“During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet.”

― Al Gore

“I really don’t like plays or movies that service propaganda.”

― Alan Alda

“I grew up in a Navy family, and like most service families, we traveled a lot and moved a lot. I grew up on both coasts and in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., in Rockville, Maryland, and have had a great time doing it.”

― Alan G. Poindexter

“As a lifelong Republican who served in the Army in Germany, I believe it is critical that we review – and overturn – the ban on gay service in the military. I voted for ‘don’t ask, don’t tell.’ But much has changed since 1993. My thinking shifted when I read that the military was firing translators because they are gay.”

― Alan K. Simpson

“Moral justification is a powerful disengagement mechanism. Destructive conduct is made personally and socially acceptable by portraying it in the service of moral ends. This is why most appeals against violent means usually fall on deaf ears.”

― Albert Bandura

“There are a few giant companies that I love, and I love Amazon. Their customer service is impeccable: sometimes, just for the hell of it, I’ll sleep on a mattress for three years and return it.”

― Albert Brooks

“The road to perdition has ever been accompanied by lip service to an ideal.”

― Albert Einstein

“I’m, you know, having begun my public service in state government. I very much respect the authority of states to make the decisions to provide for its citizen – the safety and welfare of its citizens.”

― Alberto Gonzales

“I had a big problem working with stars, because they are too expensive and have too many demands. Their names help you raise the money to make the movie, but then they demand close-ups. They change things. You end up doing things at their service instead of servicing the film.”

― Alejandro Jodorowsky

“We have become aware of the responsibility for our attitude towards the dark pages in our history. We have understood that bad service is done to the nation by those who are impelling to renounce that past.”

― Aleksander Kwasniewski

“A fully engaged imagination is essential to the spiritual practice of the Tibetan Buddhist Vajrayana School, whose artistic tradition is in service of consciousness transformation.”

― Alex Grey

“Almost every OS X server service offers weak or broken authentication mechanisms.”

― Alex Stamos

“In the economic sphere, the program demanded thorough decentralization and managerial independence of enterprises, as well as legalization of small-scale private enterprise, especially in the service sector.”

― Alexander Dubcek

“I like to think of film-making not just as an act of personal self-aggrandisement but rather as an act of public service.”

― Alexander Payne

“In the black sororities, they celebrate achievement academically, and they really do work toward community service. As much as the white sororities claim that’s the case in their groups, it’s not really so. White sororities focus on relationships.”

― Alexandra Robbins

“I was nominated at first by a group called Justice Democrats. They were trying to essentially field non-corporate candidates in the 2018 midterm election. They were looking for people with a history of community service, and my name had come across their desk, and they called.”

― Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

“We have had actually a decline in government service overall, but the growth is in high-tech areas, specialty areas in the Labor Department and other departments.”

― Alexis Herman

“You have to make a choice when you start to sing and decide whether you want to service the music, and be at the top of your art, or if you want to be a very popular tenor.”

― Alfredo Kraus

“There should be an app or service that comes and packs your bag for you so you don’t have to do it. A real-life Siri.”

― Alia Bhatt

“Using medicine in the service of cosmesis is generally bad for patients, bad for doctors, and bad for democracy. The only exceptions are when we know the intervention will actually reduce suffering, as with a primary cleft lip repair.”

― Alice Dreger

“As a writer, you have to put yourself in service to the character, get behind their eyes by delineating the world where the character develops. You have to listen to the character and see him inside his certain world to know what conclusions he would draw.”

― Alice McDermott

“It is plainly evident that, in a country where land was to be had for the asking, fuel for the cutting, corn for the planting and harvesting, and game and fish for the least expenditure of labor, no man would long serve for another, and any system of reliable service indoors or afield must fail.”

― Alice Morse Earle

“My parents taught me service – not by saying, but by doing. That was my culture, the culture of my family.”

― Alice Walker

“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

“While there are towns and cities still planning Memorial Day parades, many have not held a parade in decades. Some think the day is for honoring anyone who has died, not just those fallen in service to our country.”

― Allen West

“I am really excited at being the face of Hotstar in AP and Telangana because it is a streaming service that I use very often, and the brand is very young and edgy.”

― Allu Arjun

“First and foremost arms are tools in the service of rival nations, pointing at the possibility of a future war.”

― Alva Myrdal

“The Council of Islamic Affairs is doing a great service to the world by promoting a greater understanding in America of the rich heritage of the Islamic peoples and their hopes and aspirations for the future.”

― Aly Khan

“’Daughters of Britannia’ is a fascinating book, not least because it shines a light on a very dark corner of Foreign Office dealings. Diplomatic spouses are the Aunt Sallys of the foreign service: responsible for nearly everything, recognised for almost nothing.”

― Amanda Foreman

“I worked at Ikea as a customer service rep for two years and loved it.”

― Amber Riley

“Everyone should think seriously about public service at some point.”

― Amul Thapar

“I really feel that most things are difficult at the beginning and they become fun, something you love, only after you’ve worked at them. Making children do something hard can, in the long run, be a great parental service.”

― Amy Chua

“By providing memorable social media customer service, companies not only create deeper connections with consumers, but they glean valuable insights on how to improve their products or services.”

― Amy Jo Martin

“I think of digital as a means to an end: How do I service and get more loyal customers, how do I achieve operational excellence, and how do I change my culture?”

― Ana Patricia Botin

“Rome was a poem pressed into service as a city.”

― Anatole Broyard

“Religion has done love a great service by making it a sin.”

― Anatole France

“Each year, we learn that customer service diminishes. You may argue it’s because the IRS budget has been cut, but I’m going to argue that it’s because the IRS chooses to spend its funds in other areas like the Affordable Care Act, bonuses, and conferences.”

― Ander Crenshaw

“Bitcoin offers one service: securely time-stamped, scripted transactions. Everything else is built on the edge-devices as an application. Bitcoin allows any application to be developed independently, without permission, on the edge of the network.”

― Andreas Antonopoulos

“Celebrities like to pay lip service to causes but rarely do so by putting their lives in peril. And even more rarely do they do so in the name of the United States of America, not on their own behalf.”

― Andrew Breitbart

“I believe we need to attract a new generation of the best and brightest to public service and I believe that government can be a source of inspiration, not degradation.”

― Andrew Cuomo

“You all know my commitment to the National Health Service. While I am Secretary of State, the NHS will never be fragmented, privatised or undermined. I am personally committed to an NHS which gives equal access, and excellent care.”

― Andrew Lansley

“We will never privatise the National Health Service.”

― Andrew Lansley

“There’s a culture inside the NHS that is highly paternalistic. You know, ‘We give them the service and they are grateful.’ We have to move to shared decision-making.”

― Andrew Lansley

“Underperforming hospitals or units should accept that they have to improve the service they offer or that patients, quite properly, will go elsewhere.”

― Andrew Lansley

“Deep-learning will transform every single industry. Healthcare and transportation will be transformed by deep-learning. I want to live in an AI-powered society. When anyone goes to see a doctor, I want AI to help that doctor provide higher quality and lower cost medical service. I want every five-year-old to have a personalised tutor.”

― Andrew Ng

“I think the rise of A.I. is bigger than the rise of mobile. Large companies are sometimes as worried about startups as startups are about large companies. Ultimately, it will be about who delivers the best service or product.”

― Andrew Ng

“The working class of England take their deracination completely for granted. Disenchantment is the happy code that informs every byway of the underclass: service jobs, celebrity dreams, Lotto wins, leisured poverty on pre-crunch credit cards, it’s all there, part of the story of an English people whose grandparents never had it so good.”

― Andrew O’Hagan

“Let’s start with a basic question: Do we, as a country, want our most highly qualified employees from the private sector to pursue public service? The answer, I would imagine, should be yes.”

― Andrew Ross Sorkin

“Just about any growth company is going to need smart salespeople, account and project managers, business development, marketing, operations, customer service, content creation, communications, analytics, and social media.”

― Andrew Yang

“In a professional service environment, you often work on one engagement or deal after another, with one ending before the next begins.”

― Andrew Yang

“A company can set off in one direction, figures out that it’s not the right way to go, and then go in an entirely new direction. Over time, the product or service improves, and the company gets better at executing and delivering.”

― Andrew Yang

“Profits should be for a purpose. Profits should be productive. You should make money for producing benefits that make the world a better place. Making money is a good thing when it is made in service to humanity or the democracy.”

― Andrew Young

“When I left SEIU, we had started this quality public service agenda to say to our members what I think the United Auto Workers learned: that quality is our only job security in the long run.”

― Andy Stern

“During all my undergrad years and in high school, I was involved in tutoring and public service. At Harvard, I spent over 35 hours a week doing service. I was a Big Sister, I worked for the homeless, the elderly; it was the epicenter of my focus.”

― Angela Duckworth

“The work being done by Linklaters to help organizations understand keys to success in the development sector serves as an important international affairs issue and crucial element in how all of us work to support service provision in impoverished communities in a lasting and effective way.”

― Ann Cotton

“Service people are capable. They gain world-class professional skills while in uniform. They use those skills in the most challenging places, showing the kind of teamwork and leadership most of us can only dream of.”

― Anna Soubry

“People come from all over the world – from Europe and further afield – to work, study, and innovate in our country. More than 50,000 work in our National Health Service, making a vital contribution in caring for our ageing society.”

― Anna Soubry

“Any soldier deployed overseas will think fondly of home. It is only right and fair that they are able to settle back into a home life once they leave their service.”

― Anna Soubry

“I will provide friendly and courteous service and will work closely with all departments in the county. I will abide by the Texas Information Act in providing information to the public.”

― Anne Grant

“I like the desert for short periods of time, from inside a car, with the windows rolled up, and the doors locked. I prefer beach resorts with room service.”

― Anne Lamott

“Trump, despite his divorces and ‘worldly lifestyle’, appeals to evangelicals because he is wealthy, powerful, and pays them lip service. They support him because they are tired of losing the culture wars and are addicted to the perks of power.”

― Anthea Butler

“When you think in terms of public service, I heard so much about what Mother Theresa had done in her life. And I was fortunate enough to get a chance to meet her and talk to her a lot about what motivates her and what drives her. And that, to me, is a person that really is an extraordinary role model.”

― Anthony Fauci

“I think public service is a calling and you do it as long as the things that brought you into the office can continue getting you up in the morning and as long as there’s still work to get done.”

― Anthony Foxx

“I spent two years in the military service, then I trudged around in repertory for quite a while. I somehow wound up at the National Theatre, though, and then I was definitely on my way.”

― Anthony Hopkins

“’Community’ gets to be the indie movie, while a ‘Modern Family’ gets to be the big blockbuster release. They service that big massive audience, and we service a smaller audience. But we get a lot of creative freedom.”

― Anthony Russo

“I have a lot of family members that served in the American military. I did not serve; I filled out the selective service. It’s one of the regrets for my life.”

― Anthony Scaramucci

“The Ritz in London has an old-fashioned charm, with waiters wearing tails and white gloves. The dining room is exquisite, with immaculate service and ornate details.”

― Anton du Beke

“I’ll put everything I have in my capacity at the service of the noble cause and noble values of the U.N. and the U.N. Charter.”

― Antonio Guterres

“My kids and I are spending time together. And we’re enjoying that. Family is important; I was gone a lot in the 20 years of public service.”

― Antonio Villaraigosa

“At a purely practical level, history is important because it provides the basic skills needed for students to go further in sociology, politics, international relations and economics. History is also an ideal discipline for almost all careers in the law, the civil service and the private sector.”

― Antony Beevor

“The Opposition aren’t really the Opposition. They’re just called the Opposition. But in fact they are the Opposition in exile. The Civil Service are the Opposition in residence.”

― Antony Jay

“I was at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, and I was performing at a show there. Jimmy Carter was going to be coming through with his Secret Service detail. The manager pulled me aside, and they didn’t want me to shake Jimmy Carter’s hand because they were afraid it would make the news if I stole from him.”

― Apollo Robbins

“One thing about Notre Dame, it’s like a service academy in a lot of ways. There is a closeness.”

― Ara Parseghian

“Being the Queen is not all about singing, and being a diva is not all about singing. It has much to do with your service to people. And your social contributions to your community and your civic contributions as well.”

― Aretha Franklin

“A day will come when other Israelis will be launched into space in the service of science and progress. For them and for us, Ilan Ramon will always be a source of inspiration as Israel’s space pioneer, and his memory will be engraved in our hearts forever.”

― Ariel Sharon

“We don’t live with the community of yesteryear. And we don’t enjoy the public services Europeans do. So we turn to the market. Once we do, we find that service providers raise the standards of personal life, so that we come to feel we need them to live our ‘best’ personal lives.”

― Arlie Russell Hochschild

“Help others and give something back. I guarantee you will discover that while public service improves the lives and the world around you, its greatest reward is the enrichment and new meaning it will bring your own life.”

― Arnold Schwarzenegger

“I didn’t leave bodybuilding until I felt that I had gone as far as I could go. It will be the same with my film career. When I feel the time is right, I will then consider public service. I feel that the highest honor comes from serving people and your country.”

― Arnold Schwarzenegger

“I urge the enactment of a civil service law so explicit and so strong that no partisan official will dare evade it, basing all rewards, promotions and salaries solely on merit, on loyalty and industry in the public service.”

― Arthur Capper

“I’ve been playing music all my life, from being a choir soloist at Symphony Hall as a youngster to playing in bands through high school and college at Kent State. Went in the service at 17, out before I was 21.”

― Arthur Godfrey

“The highest political buzz word is not liberty, equality, fraternity or solidarity; it is service.”

― Arthur Hugh Clough

“In a tribal organization, even in time of peace, service to tribe or state predominates over all self seeking; in war, service for the tribe or state becomes supreme, and personal liberty is suspended.”

― Arthur Keith

“Firms need to ensure that their ability to provide effective customer service keeps pace with their growth. If you’re marketing your firm to new customers, you better be able to provide them service when they do business with you.”

― Arthur Levitt

“I take cabs if I need to get somewhere or I take car service. I don’t drive, I wouldn’t mind riding a bike… People think that because you become an entertainer you gotta have this rock star thug image. I’m an artist, man. I’m going to live like an artist.”

― ASAP Rocky

“The health-care sector certainly employs more people and more machines than it did. But there have been no great strides in service. In Western Europe, most primary-care practices now use electronic health records and offer after-hours care; in the United States, most don’t.”

― Atul Gawande

“When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.”

― Audre Lorde

“When I use my strength in the service of my vision it makes no difference whether or not I am afraid.”

― Audre Lorde

“This was the way I was brought up to think of politics, that politics was to do with ethics, it was to do with responsibility, it was to do with service, so I think I was conditioned to think like that, and I’m too old to change now.”

― Aung San Suu Kyi

“I feel that the BBC World Service is not as versatile as it used to be – or perhaps I’m not listening at the right times.”

― Aung San Suu Kyi

“I haven’t heard any music on the BBC World Service in a long time. Maybe I’m listening at the wrong times. But not one single piece of music.”

― Aung San Suu Kyi

“People think of the military as being about guns and fighting wars, but it’s really about service to country and community.”

― Austin Stowell

“Public service and community organizing and movement building is such a part of my DNA that it’s really hard to separate it.”

― Ayanna Pressley

“It only stands to reason that where there’s sacrifice, there’s someone collecting the sacrificial offerings. Where there’s service, there is someone being served. The man who speaks to you of sacrifice is speaking of slaves and masters, and intends to be the master.”

― Ayn Rand

“Government ‘help’ to business is just as disastrous as government persecution… the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off.”

― Ayn Rand

“I feel that business leaders with their ability to create businesses, with their ability to scale, need to play an important role in social service.”

― Azim Premji

“I think the most important reason for our success is that very early in our quest into globalisation, we invested in people – and we have done that consistently and particularly in the service business.”

― Azim Premji

“Community service has been a great thing for me.”

― Baker Mayfield

“Our priority is to go after ISIL. And so what we have said is that we are not engaging in a military action against the Syrian regime. We are going after ISIL facilities and personnel who are using Syria as a safe haven, in service of our strategy in Iraq.”

― Barack Obama

“We can’t get to the $4 trillion in savings that we need by just cutting the 12 percent of the budget that pays for things like medical research and education funding and food inspectors and the weather service. And we can’t just do it by making seniors pay more for Medicare.”

― Barack Obama

“When service members are discharged, we should express our gratitude for their profound personal sacrifice, not hand them a bill for their hospital food.”

― Barbara Boxer

“Those were the ideals that drove us to nationalization of the health service.”

― Barbara Castle

“After a day in Cannes, I pass out before I even get to my bed. I’ll get to my room, order room service, shower, and sleep.”

― Barbara Palvin

“I’ve not conducted my life in the service of smallness.”

― Barry Diller

“What’s happened to broadcasting is that broadcasting really used to be… it used to have a very clear public service quotient. And it’s more or less now. And it’s been lost.”

― Barry Diller

“The directories businesses still make nothing but money. They’re overleveraged, they’re bankrupt entities, but they still are the largest. This is all going to move online over time. Why Citysearch and Service Magic are so important to us, is because nobody has really colonized it yet completely.”

― Barry Diller

“I was with the CIA for only three years. I worked in the Directorate of Operations, which is now called the National Clandestine Service. It’s the part of the organization where the spies live. I didn’t have much experience beyond the training.”

― Barry Eisler

“Now the point of comedy is not just looking funny, it’s use of language. We have at our disposal a great language… and the imaginative, creative use of that language can be at the service of humour.”

― Barry Humphries

“In New York, the former lack of real competition allowed taxis to extract excessive charges, regardless of the poor service.”

― Barry Ritholtz

“Ordinary Geiger counters, worn on belt clips and resembling pagers, have been in use by the U.S. Customs Service for years.”

― Barton Gellman

“In the British Special Air Service, combat fitness is all about running.”

― Bear Grylls

“I think I’ve been very, very lucky in my life, and I do believe in public service.”

― Beeban Kidron

“Girls from poor families of the ‘untouchable,’ or lower, caste are ‘married’ to Yellamma as young as four. No longer allowed to marry a mortal, they are expected to bestow their entire lives to the service of the goddess.”

― Beeban Kidron

“I have created a life style that supports contemplation, service to words.”

― bell hooks

“I can be standing in Barneys with my coat and purse and my selections, and some white woman will say, ‘Can you get this in my size?’ What she sees is a black woman, and her service button goes off.”

― bell hooks

“My proposal that Fed governors should signal their commitment to public service by wearing Hawaiian shirts and Bermuda shorts has so far gone unheeded.”

― Ben Bernanke

“Our leaders do us no service when they fail to recognize that the threat the so-called Islamic State and its allied terrorists represent is a civilizational, not a geopolitical, conflict and can only be understood through that lens.”

― Ben Domenech

“Fastidious attention to detail makes the difference between an OK service and first class service.”

― Ben Elliot

“The second ‘Postal Service’ album is threatening to become the ‘Chinese Democracy’ of indie rock. It will come out eventually, or maybe it won’t.”

― Ben Gibbard

“I had a relationship with John Wooden. I spoke at his memorial service.”

― Ben Howland

“I had the Secret Service actually patrolling my block at some point. I didn’t sign up for that. I went to work to write speeches for Barack Obama!”

― Ben Rhodes

“Socialism states that you owe me something simply because I exist. Capitalism, by contrast, results in a sort of reality-forced altruism: I may not want to help you, I may dislike you, but if I don’t give you a product or service you want, I will starve. Voluntary exchange is more moral than forced redistribution.”

― Ben Shapiro

“We’re trying to do something so that when the average person uses Pinterest, it has to make the service better.”

― Ben Silbermann

“The companies that I really admire the most are the ones that have a deep visceral understanding of why people use their service, and they figure out ways of making money that are completely consistent with how people are feeling and what they are doing at the time.”

― Ben Silbermann

“One of the hard parts about building a service that you use yourself is that it’s easy to forget what it was like the very first time someone signs up. Every once in a while, I’ll create a brand new account and give it a try and see how hard it is to find things that I really love, see if I’m using it or thinking about it differently.”

― Ben Silbermann

“I started out in public service in 1998 after the Asian financial crisis of ’97.”

― Benigno Aquino III

“My elder brothers were all put apprentices to different trades. I was put to the grammar-school at eight years of age, my father intending to devote me, as the tithe of his sons, to the service of the Church.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“To teach a man how he may learn to grow independently, and for himself, is perhaps the greatest service that one man can do another.”

― Benjamin Jowett

“In 1999 and 2000, when I was a young editorial writer at the ‘Post’, the ‘Post’ won the public service medal two years running.”

― Benjamin Wittes

“Old books that have ceased to be of service should no more be abandoned than should old friends who have ceased to give pleasure.”

― Bernard Baruch

“We seldom call anybody lazy, but such as we reckon inferior to us, and of whom we expect some service.”

― Bernard de Mandeville

“I don’t understand why people expect tips. In hotels you order food in your room, and it’s already more expensive from the room service menu, so it’s a cheek to expect a tip on top. I do sometimes reward good service, but it should be at my discretion, and I’m not going to be held to ransom.”

― Bernard Hill

“My theory is that everything an actor does, from the way he looks at his watch to the way he moves across the stage, is in the service of advancing a story, and in that sense, it’s all writing. In that sense we, while acting, write.”

― Bernard Sahlins

“I went to a church where you could not sing out loud in the service until you had been saved.”

― Bernice Johnson Reagon

“As a result of the digital age and the decline of first-class mail, there is no question that the Postal Service must change and develop a new business model.”

― Bernie Sanders

“At the insistence of the Bush administration, Congress in 2006 passed legislation that required the Postal Service to prefund, over a 10-year period, 75 years of future retiree health benefits.”

― Bernie Sanders

“It is time for Congress to save the Postal Service, not dismantle it.”

― Bernie Sanders

“The Postal Service is a vitally important institution for the American people. It must be saved.”

― Bernie Sanders

“There are very powerful and wealthy special interests who want to privatize or dismember virtually every function that government now performs, whether it is Social Security, Medicare, public education or the Postal Service.”

― Bernie Sanders

“In Vermont, Governor Madeleine Kunin has given years of service to our state after becoming the state’s first female governor in 1985. She is an inspiration to girls throughout Vermont and the country in allowing them to know that the opportunities they have are unlimited.”

― Bernie Sanders

“At a time when the Post Office is losing substantial revenue from the instantaneous flow of information by email and on the Internet, slowing mail service is a recipe for disaster.”

― Bernie Sanders

“Whether you are a low-income elderly woman living at the end of a dirt road in Vermont or a wealthy CEO living on Park Avenue, you get your mail six days a week. And you pay for this service at a cost far less than anywhere else in the industrialized world.”

― Bernie Sanders

“All these years, they’ve been giving lip service to saying that we are a party that is inclusive instead of exclusive. We’ve said the Democratic Party has a great big umbrella, and everybody can be comfortable under that umbrella. If they didn’t mean it, then it ought to be pulled apart.”

― Bert Lance

“I’ve always tried to set some kind of goal. I want to be better than anybody in the banking business, and when I ran the Highway Department in Georgia, I wanted it to be the best in the country. And of course, I have a high sense of public service.”

― Bert Lance

“I wanted to be of service to the Peace League, and how could I better do so than by trying to write a book which should propagate its ideas? And I could do it most effectively, I thought, in the form of a story.”

― Bertha von Suttner

“I will not put the life of an American service member on the line unless that is the option of last resort.”

― Beto O’Rourke

“If you can’t get cell phone service in your living room, then your particular provider is failing you. You should have the option to find a network that does work.”

― Betsy DeVos

“Ossie Davis was a man with great integrity, great honor and someone who I feel has done us all a great service just by being on the Earth.”

― Bill Cobbs

“My professional life has been about public service. My personal life I define very intently through my family.”

― Bill de Blasio

“Going back to high school and college, I believed I would be involved in public service. I literally could not conceptualize anything else.”

― Bill de Blasio

“The Secret Service once watched for people who fit the popular profile of dangerousness: the lunatic, the loner, the threatener, the hater.”

― Bill Dedman

“Public service and respect for ideas is a recurrent theme in both the American and Australian sides of my family.”

― Bill Drayton

“On Memorial Day, we remember the service of those brave military men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice defending and protecting our freedoms.”

― Bill Flores

“America cannot become just a service and financial services economy, and to prevent that, there is no substitute for having people with successful, real-world manufacturing experience in Congress.”

― Bill Foster

“There’s a fundamental question that everyone has to answer: What fraction of your life do you spend in service to your fellow man? It’s not something that science helps you answer at all. It’s one of these questions like, Who are you gong to marry? Science doesn’t really help you with the question.”

― Bill Foster

“I don’t want to do anything that capitalizes personally on the fact that I’ve been in public service.”

― Bill Foster

“My dad spent most of the ’50s and early ’60s actually acting as sort of an advance man for the Justice Department, as a civil rights lawyer. So it was actually reading his papers after he passed away a few years ago that first started me thinking about this… What fraction of your life do you spend in service to your fellow man?”

― Bill Foster

“There’s no such thing as going to a soapbox and saying, ‘The government’s corrupt,’ and not having the intelligence service see your face. In the digital world, that can be done.”

― Bill Gates

“Tennessee obviously has a proud history of military service, but unfortunately, that also means that we have lost a lot of people serving the country who are Tennesseans.”

― Bill Haslam

“David Gregory is known by and respected by many for his years of service to the Tennessee Board of Regents and in many roles in state government.”

― Bill Haslam

“Anyone with an Internet service provider can be a pundit or whatever they want.”

― Bill Keller

“There will be trying times during Obama’s presidency, and liberty will need staunch defenders. Can Obama reshape liberalism to be, as it was under F.D.R., a fighting faith, unapologetically patriotic and strong in the defense of liberty? That would be a service to our country.”

― Bill Kristol

“So, when the special effects are at the service of the story and draw you into it, that is really the magic.”

― Bill Sienkiewicz

“Maybe the answer to Selective Service is to start everyone off in the army and draft them for civilian life as needed.”

― Bill Vaughan

“If you can help anyone in any way, that is what we are here for. The pinnacle of my life has really been two lives – golf and service to my fellow man.”

― Billy Casper

“The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service. The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless.”

― Billy Graham

“I spoke to a million in one service, in Korea, in Seoul. And that was the largest audience I ever have had.”

― Billy Graham

“I thought Paulie could jump. I know he’s not fleet of foot, but at least have some hops. I guess we know who is not going to win a gold glove. I was trying to become a spokesperson for the U.S. Postal Service.”

― Billy Koch

“And you realise you’re doing a public service in making people happy – as a musician you can give people something a doctor, a lawyer, a politician cannot give them that. It’s not scientific. It’s spiritual – a good feeling. And although you don’t know them personally, the audience are like your friends.”

― Billy Ocean

“I’ve worked with a lot of gay and lesbian organizations. I sit on the board of the Empire State Pride Agenda. I’ve also done a lot of work for Broadway Care/Equity Fights AIDS. I think it’s important because, when we can be of service to others, it only enhances our lives. I’ve been helped a lot in my life.”

― Billy Porter

“You can shut down a service, and yet people will find ways to communicate.”

― Biz Stone

“I think Al Gore has done a great service in making global warming cool. He’s basically taken it from a nerdy, almost ignored issue to making it what it is – namely, a problem.”

― Bjorn Lomborg

“If you are just using the service to look at Web sites and download e-mail, then a DSL line may be cheaper. It is when you have more data going out that wireless can make a difference.”

― Blake Farenthold

“AT&T sucks. There’s no excuse for being in downtown Los Angeles, and your phone loses service. That’s ridiculous.”

― Blake Shelton

“The nation’s children, families, poor, workers, and senior citizens deserve more than lip service. They deserve more than outrage. They deserve real support, protection, and solid action.”

― Blase J. Cupich

“Disney World is exactly the wrong description of how the Secret Service should operate in public. Their jobs are not about pleasing adults and children, but rather protecting the president and the first family.”

― Bob Beckel

“The vast majority of Secret Service agents are incredibly competent people.”

― Bob Beckel

“I really thought, with my background growing up, and my service, and all that, I thought it would be enough for the presidency. But… It sure was enough when I ran for Congress.”

― Bob Dole

“It’s appropriate to celebrate public service, and the thoughtful people who choose to serve. They symbolize what is good and decent about this historic citizen legislature, and we thank them.”

― Bob Ehrlich

“Throughout my many years of service to the people of North Carolina, I have always tried to treat people from all viewpoints with respect.”

― Bob Etheridge

“The meat-and-potatoes work of world journalism is performed by the wire service reporters.”

― Bob Greene

“The professionalism of wire service reporters is constantly being tested because reporters know that if they’re late or sloppy on a story, it will show up because the competition is likely to be not late and not sloppy.”

― Bob Greene

“I value public service and I’m relatively good at organizing political causes.”

― Bob Kerrey

“We wouldn’t turn over our customs service or our border patrol to a foreign government. We shouldn’t turn over the ports of the United States, either.”

― Bob Menendez

“No two wars are ever the same. Some are just, some are unjust, but the basic commonality shared between them all is that young men and women heeded a call to service, overcame their fear, and fought for their side.”

― Bob Riley

“I think journalism is a great way to do public service, to have an impact on your community.”

― Bob Schieffer

“I’ve had a lot of fun, and when I talk to kids in journalism schools, I say, look, I know what the journalism teachers tell you that this is a great way to perform public service and all that, but I say the main reason, if you decide what you want to do is be a reporter, the main reason you want to do it is because it’s just so much fun.”

― Bob Schieffer

“After getting out of the service and going into baseball I never wanted to do anything else.”

― Bob Uecker

“I would have ‘Call of Duty’ be an online subscription service tomorrow. I think our audiences are clamouring for it.”

― Bobby Kotick

“It’s no disgrace to play against the world’s champions and lose by one service break in the last two sets.”

― Bobby Riggs

“When donors visited the Black Panther Party, they came and saw our real programs, a real clinic, with real doctors and medics, giving service to people.”

― Bobby Seale

“I believe in a company that combines service and product offerings which are a bit different from other industries.”

― Borje Ekholm

“Not all traffic is created equal. In the 5G future, mission-critical apps such as remote surgery will have to take priority over other traffic. There will need to be a regulatory regime that allows the service provider to create services that are differentiated based on user experiences.”

― Borje Ekholm

“We must continue to invest at the local level to help cities, towns, and villages retain teachers, police, firefighters, and other community-enhancing service providers.”

― Brad Schneider

“I have a world of respect for Congressman Dold and the service he’s given to our country.”

― Brad Schneider

“I think for Amazon’s customers, it offers a kind of addictive service – the ability to shop without leaving your house, the ability to read without going to a bookstore or a library.”

― Brad Stone

“My mum put herself in £50,000 of debt to service my sporting career. She did everything for me to pursue my dream.”

― Bradley Wiggins

“Whether you have incredible products like at Apple or a great service business, it all comes down to fundamental trust and relationship-building with your customers.”

― Brandon Webb

“Transitioning out of the military after a decade or more of service can be exciting and scary. Even more so when you have a family to support and are not experienced with the challenges of transitioning from active duty to civilian life.”

― Brandon Webb

“If you create incredible value and information for others that can change their lives – and you always stay focused on that service – the financial success will follow.”

― Brendon Burchard

“I was in high school – and I went to an all-boys Catholic high school, a Jesuit high school, where I was focused on academics and athletics, going to church every Sunday at Little Flower, working on my service projects, and friendship, friendship with my fellow classmates and friendship with girls from the local all-girls Catholic schools.”

― Brett Kavanaugh

“Going public is 18-month process, while an acquisition is a 6-month process. Going public means going under so much scrutiny, regulatory approval, auditing, magnified 10 times. Having the stomach to do that isn’t necessarily in my DNA. My DNA is building a product and a service.”

― Brian Acton

“My DNA is building a product and a service.”

― Brian Acton

“I had to leave school at 14 because my father got injured in the mines and I had to support my family. I was an undertaker’s assistant, then a plasterer, before doing my military service in the RAF. All the while, I was doing amateur dramatics and dreaming of getting a scholarship to the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.”

― Brian Blessed

“I was only ever part of ‘Lost’ – a very small part of an extremely talented writers’ room, where as a writer, it’s sort of your job to sublimate your ego and work in the service of the show and the show’s voice.”

― Brian K. Vaughan

“In 1984, Nevada Senator Paul Laxalt gave me the opportunity of a lifetime to serve as a legislative intern in his office in Washington, D.C. Coming from humble beginnings, the experience changed my life and charted me on a path of public service.”

― Brian Sandoval

“For me, public service is an honor, and I have the ultimate respect for the rule of law.”

― Brian Sandoval

“I always thought when I hit 50 years old that’d be it for the travel. I don’t have to tell you – you wait at an airport, your flight’s delayed, get on a 14-hour flight, get off, get stuck in traffic, you get to the hotel and the room service is closed.”

― Brian Setzer

“My dream was always to have a stamp. I feel like people who have a stamp really did something. They really did some acts of service.”

― Brie Larson

“Seriously, how many places on this planet exist in which you get to say to your boss, ‘Sorry, but I’m leaving to climb a mountain, and I won’t have Wi-Fi or cell service for a week.’”

― Brooke Baldwin

“Dictators, unlike Democrats, depend on a small coterie to sustain their power. These backers, generally drawn from the military, the senior civil service, and family or clan members, have a synergistic relationship with their dictator. The dictator delivers opportunities for them to become rich, and they protect him from being overthrown.”

― Bruce Bueno de Mesquita

“Grandpa didn’t have any idea of customer service. But he wanted to make a living. Eventually, we saw it was not in our best interest to be arguing with customers.”

― Bruce Nordstrom

“The 1970s crystallized the service mantra as we now know it.”

― Bruce Nordstrom

“I don’t like to pay lip service. I don’t frankly like to talk about stuff.”

― Bruce Rauner

“I was looking for some way to put my music to some service on a nightly basis. You go into a town, you play a little music, you leave something behind. That idea connected us to the local community. It was a very simple idea, but it really resonated with me.”

― Bruce Springsteen

“His very chains helped to deceive him about the harshness of his service.”

― Bruno Bauer

“No time is better spent than that spent in the service of your fellow man.”

― Bryant H. McGill

“Excitement was plentiful during my two years’ service as a Pony Express rider.”

― Buffalo Bill

“You have to be a cop-out or a wash-out or a dropout to come to our college. You have to work with your hands. You have to have a dignity of labor. You have to show that you have a skill that you can offer to the community and provide a service to the community. So we started the Barefoot College, and we redefined professionalism.”

― Bunker Roy

“The most impressive airplane ever, I believe, was designed only a dozen years after the first operational jet. Stayed in service till it was too rusty to fly, taken out of service. We retreated in ’98 back to something that was developed in ’56. What? The most impressive spaceship ever, I believe, was a Grumman Lunar Lander.”

― Burt Rutan

“I was the first Navy, Marine or Air Force person who had been an astronaut to return back to the Air Force. I had certain expectations about what would be a reasonable and desirable position to be assigned to after my years of service.”

― Buzz Aldrin

“Because of his military service, Dad was buried in Arlington National Cemetery.”

― Buzz Aldrin

“They managed to find time… to tell me that there was no chance of my being accepted for service and that really I should be surprised to still be alive.”

― C. S. Forester

“No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others; or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.”

― Calvin Coolidge

“Because of my own family’s service (in the U.S. Army, Navy, and Massachusetts and New York National Guard), I am a strong supporter of the military and do believe that there are just wars.”

― Camille Paglia

“Except for naval and air exercises, our military should be stationed on American soil, where service men and women can lead normal lives in close proximity to family and friends.”

― Camille Paglia

“It’s not enough to be diverse in your casting. You have to service those characters; you have to make them fully well rounded because people are watching.”

― Candice Patton

“Although by 1851 tales of adventure had begun to seem antiquated, they had rendered a large service to the course of literature: they had removed the stigma, for the most part, from the word novel.”

― Carl Clinton Van Doren

“It is of the utmost importance that our service members are adequately compensated for their duties, and that we offer them a quality of life that will enable them to continue to serve and to live comfortably.”

― Carl Levin

“Our message of the day is service does not need a title.”

― Carl Lewis

“I’ll put my conservative record up against anybody’s record. I have a 10-year career in public service, and I’m proud of the things I’ve been able to accomplish.”

― Carlos Lopez-Cantera

“If I had to work a 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. job in the public service, I’d freak out.”

― Caroline Buchanan

“I feel that my father’s greatest legacy was the people he inspired to get involved in public service and their communities, to join the Peace Corps, to go into space. And really that generation transformed this country in civil rights, social justice, the economy and everything.”

― Caroline Kennedy

“I have a lifelong devotion to public service.”

― Caroline Kennedy

“The master class seldom lose a chance to insult a woman who has the ability for something besides service to his lordship.”

― Caroline M. Nichols Churchill

“The women I know are smart, interesting people who aren’t just there to service the men’s stories, so I don’t know why our art continues to do that.”

― Carrie Coon

“I have been in ‘Star Wars’ since I was 20. And they’re not just doing some goofy sequel, like, to service the hunger of it. It actually has been thought out and it has integrity and they took it seriously, which they didn’t have to do, you know? It’s hard to do, given the appetite and the angles from which everybody’s coming at it.”

― Carrie Fisher

“When the business interests… pushed through the first installment of civil service reform in 1883, they expected that they would be able to control both political parties equally.”

― Carroll Quigley

“I grew up in a family that was committed to service, to reaching out and helping others. That’s what inspired me to work in public service.”

― Cary Kennedy

“When people pay taxes, they are buying a service and benefit for their community. Colorado Tax Tracks shows taxpayers what they pay and what they buy for their money.”

― Cary Kennedy

“I took my iPod to the Apple store here in Manhattan and asked them to replace the battery. And they explained to me that Apple does not offer a service to replace the battery in the iPod, and my best bet was to buy a new iPod.”

― Casey Neistat

“Passion helps you in protecting the community, and public service will follow it. That has been my career. It is the passion that drives me to do what I do every day.”

― Catherine Cortez-Masto

“Because the majority of my readers are women, I feel that one public service I can provide to them is to spread the message of regular mammograms and early detection within the strip.”

― Cathy Guisewite

“Quality, service, cleanliness, and value.”

― Cavett Robert

“The end of all knowledge should be service to others.”

― Cesar Chavez

“Launch your product or service before you have funding. See how people respond to it before you have a PowerPoint and business plan – have something people can use, and go from there.”

― Chad Hurley

“I’ve never met Eminem; you don’t meet Eminem. He has his own secret service.”

― Chance The Rapper

“Getting small things like Visa or driving licence should be made easier as we, in financial service sectors, are dealing with financial regulations and tax constraints.”

― Chanda Kochhar

“Whether you’re an opera singer, a legislator or customer service operator, there is a way that we can find common ground with our audience – be they young or old, Democrats or Republicans, rich or poor, religious or secular.”

― Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick

“The president is commander-in-chief of the army and navy and of the state militia when called into the service of the United States. He holds this power in time of peace as well as in time of war.”

― Charles A. Beard

“Meanwhile, our young men and women whose economic circumstances make military service a viable career choice are dying bravely in a war with no end in sight.”

― Charles B. Rangel

“Today many Caribbean workers can be found in the hospital, construction, service and hotel industries, but there is also a growing professional sector.”

― Charles B. Rangel

“I authored the Universal National Service Act because I believe that everyone in America should contribute to the greater good of America.”

― Charles B. Rangel

“By requiring all 30 million Americans age 18 to 25 to perform two years of national service, in the military or civilian life, we will be asking for a shared sacrifice from all American citizens.”

― Charles B. Rangel

“Just like American families, government agencies need to start doing more with less, and the Internal Revenue Service is no exception.”

― Charles Boustany

“It is my responsibility to ensure the Internal Revenue Service respects the Constitutional rights of all Americans while enforcing the nation’s laws.”

― Charles Boustany

“In Ehrenfeld, we were all jammed together. All the fathers were foreign-born – Welsh, Irish, Polish, Sicilian. We were so jammed together, we picked up each other’s accents. And we spoke some broken English. When I got into the service, people used to think I was from a foreign country.”

― Charles Bronson

“I find a difference in British spy fiction and American spy fiction. In the American version, it’s more militaristic, partly because the CIA has more of the military makeup. Whereas MI6 is more of a cerebral, intelligence-based, relationship-based service, i.e., all they do is recruit people to get information out of them.”

― Charles Cumming

“To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact.”

― Charles Darwin

“As an adolescent I was convinced that France would have to go through gigantic trials, that the interest of life consisted in one day rendering her some signal service and that I would have the occasion to do so.”

― Charles de Gaulle

“Conscious of our many problems, I seek today to lay a foundation to our public policy. My fundamental purpose is to devote my term of office to raising the standard of public service in New Jersey.”

― Charles Edison

“I am confident that this legislature will rise above partisan bickering, especially after the public promises its members made last fall, and that it will demonstrate a high capacity for civil service.”

― Charles Edison

“Shakespeare is one of the last books one should like to give up, perhaps the one just before the Dying Service in a large Prayer book.”

― Charles Lamb

“I’ve always been baffled by critics of the CIA, who are horrified that it does illegal things. That is the purpose of an intelligence service: to perform illegal acts.”

― Charles McCarry

“It’s fun to get a message on the phone service that Lucille Ball or Burt Reynolds called, and play it very blase by asking, ‘Anyone else?’”

― Charles Nelson Reilly

“Unsurprisingly, an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) – once a luxury for room-sized computer installations – is now a standard item both in home offices and all the networked tiers above, protecting servers and online service providers, Internet backbones, phone companies, and even cable TV networks.”

― Charles Platt

“When you have a sense of calling, whether it’s to be a musician, soloist, artist, in one of the technical fields, or a plumber, there is something deep and enriching when you realize it isn’t just a casual choice, it’s a divine calling. It’s not limited to vocational Christian service by any means.”

― Charles R. Swindoll

“I have asked to have no funeral, and no memorial service. I hate other people’s and would certainly not appreciate my own.”

― Charles Saatchi

“I frankly think we in the financial service world believe we need appropriate kinds of regulations. No question about that. But when something like Dodd-Frank has been created, sort of in the mystery of night, it is a huge document. It’s vast. It weighs about 10 pounds when I carry it around.”

― Charles Schwab

“In giving us children, God places us in a position of both leadership and service. He calls us to give up our lives for someone else’s sake – to abandon our own desires and put our child’s interests first. Yet, according to His perfect design, it is through this selflessness that we can become truly fulfilled.”

― Charles Stanley

“In addition to fines, violators of decency standards could be required to air public service announcements serving educational and informational needs of children.”

― Charles W. Pickering

“All four elements were happening in equal measure – the cuisine, the wine, the service, and the overall ambience. It taught me that dining could happen at a spiritual level.”

― Charlie Trotter

“Service is an opportunity for young women to really empower themselves.”

― Chelsea Clinton

“There’s something else that my mother taught me, public service is about service. And, as her daughter, I’ve had a special window into how she serves. I’ve seen her holding the hands of mothers, worried about how they’ll feed their kids, worried about how they’ll get them the healthcare they need.”

― Chelsea Clinton

“I certainly feel a strong call of public service.”

― Chelsea Clinton

“Service is a deceptively profound way to prove not only what you can do for the world, but what you can tell the world to expect from you and your ambitions.”

― Chelsea Clinton

“Also in the new constitution, we want to lower the voting age from 20 years to 18 years and also gradually implement a voluntary military service in replacement of the current compulsory military service.”

― Chen Shui-bian

“My typical paradigm is that I do believe in public service. My father’s a military man. He really does always speak about the fact that there is actually nothing more valuable that you can do than actually to serve your country. And I buy that.”

― Cheryl Mills

“I think it’s a violation of user privacy to continue storing email addresses if you tell users your service is shutting down. I sign up for a service, and if you’re no longer providing that service, why should you keep my information?”

― Cheryl Yeoh

“Landowners and influential men of all kinds, especially members of political councils, ought to set an example to the people. The young members of rich families should offer themselves for military service. If not one of two sons, at least one of three sons should be ready to do so.”

― Chiang Kai-shek

“Many of our nation’s great leaders began their careers at a service academy. I encourage anyone interested in a rewarding college experience or military career to apply as soon as possible.”

― Chris Cannon

“Cops in New York City don’t have the best reputation. It’s a fast-paced city, and they deal with a lot, and many people have seen lots of cops interact with the public utilizing what can be gently called ‘not the best customer service.’”

― Chris Gethard

“I have connected by phone with customers who have left negative reviews and had a chance to get to know them. Not only was I able to solve their problems, a lot of the customers were so happy with the customer service that they become repeat customers.”

― Chris Gronkowski

“The Navy credits me with more kills as a sniper than any other American service member, past or present.”

― Chris Kyle

“I have gone from a proponent of campaign finance reform to a revolutionary during my time in public service.”

― Chris Murphy

“Health care, whether I like it or not, is at the foundation of my public service.”

― Chris Murphy

“American computer science grads often have very little exposure to the human condition. They’ve rarely had manual labor or service jobs. They grow up in a bubble of privilege lulled into thinking this country is a true meritocracy.”

― Chris Sacca

“Uber is a better company with better math, better predictive supply, better brand, lower pickup times, higher quality of service. They’ll absolutely win.”

― Chris Sacca

“My biggest concern is the abundance of public doubt and misunderstanding when it comes to Twitter’s vision and the near future for the service.”

― Chris Sacca

“When it comes to relationship compromise, it’s a fine balance between doing something for your own happiness, and finding happiness in being of service to another person, in whatever way that ends up being.”

― Chris Sullivan

“I grew up assuming that I would be in public service. I never planned to be in business.”

― Chris Whittle

“Part of my work is dedicated to artisanship and can only be done by very few people because it requires a specific technique. Being an artist is being at the service of yourself; I am at the service of other people.”

― Christian Louboutin

“Being an artist is being at the service of yourself; I am at the service of other people.”

― Christian Louboutin

“When you open any kind of food service establishment, you do all this planning, but it’s not until you’ve opened the door and people are inside that you learn what people want you to be to them.”

― Christina Tosi

“The financial industry is a service industry. It should serve others before it serves itself.”

― Christine Lagarde

“I want to go out and do things… not just stick around having room service for two days.”

― Christine McVie

“Women are the majority of immigrants yet the minority of immigrant employment visas; immigrant and native born women who work in the service arena – such as domestic workers – are not valued for their work, making pennies on the dollar compared to male counterparts; and, women are disproportionately affected by family reunification policies.”

― Christine Pelosi

“Having seen my mom in community volunteer work my whole life and in Congress for 25 years, it is true as she often says that she sees her service as an extension of her role as a mother and a grandmother.”

― Christine Pelosi

“My firm belief is that people who aspire to public service should have the best advice up front, as they decide whether to run and the people decide whether to support them.”

― Christine Pelosi

“No one should fear to undertake any task in the name of our Saviour, if it is just and if the intention is purely for His holy service.”

― Christopher Columbus

“I didn’t get into acting to be a public service announcer or an advocate and yet, by virtue of this show and how we handle the subject matter that we’ve been given, that’s kind of how it’s evolved in certain ways.”

― Christopher Meloni

“I am fully supportive of ‘open service’ and committed to LGBT military families.”

― Chuck Hagel

“As we look at the many problems we face in treating our veterans in a manner befitting their service and sacrifice, it’s time we commit ourselves as a nation to applying the kind of resources and military precision necessary to finally make things right.”

― Chuck Norris

“In the end, Ted Kennedy was a politician, plain and simple. Yet he embodied how politics and public service can be successfully intertwined. You can’t be a good public servant without being a good politician. Kennedy was both.”

― Chuck Todd

“I love room service!”

― Cindy Margolis

“The U.S. military is the best-trained, most effective fighting force the world has ever known. And the conduct of the vast majority of our service members makes Americans rightfully proud.”

― Claire McCaskill

“Any discrimination, like sharp turns in a road, becomes critical because of the tremendous speed at which we are traveling into the high-tech world of a service economy.”

― Clarence Thomas

“If the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s civil rights movement made demands that altered the course of American lives and backed up those demands with the willingness to give up your life in service of your civil rights, with Black Lives Matter, a more internalized change is being asked for: recognition.”

― Claudia Rankine

“The habit of doing more than you are paid for can benefit any business that sells a product or service. Learning and understanding the principle of the mastermind philosophy of networking can increase the value of your network and your net worth.”

― Clay Clark

“A disruptive innovation is a technologically simple innovation in the form of a product, service, or business model that takes root in a tier of the market that is unattractive to the established leaders in an industry.”

― Clayton M. Christensen

“Relative to the taxi industry, Uber is a sustaining innovation; that is, it makes customers’ lives better. Uber targeted mainstream markets with a better service for existing customers, and it succeeded in serving them better than the incumbents.”

― Clayton M. Christensen

“American capitalists, enthralled by the doctrines of finance, have put their income statements in service of the balance sheet.”

― Clayton M. Christensen

“I see everything I do as an extension of the ministry. It’s all about service.”

― Clementa C. Pinckney

“First, the firearms industry has been around and has been respected for generations. They provide a valuable service and a highly desirable product to millions of sportsmen and supporters of those second amendment rights.”

― Cliff Stearns

“Anytime you get good service to the box, it’s always great as an attacking player because it gives you more opportunities to score.”

― Clint Dempsey

“I don’t know if I would ever truly want somebody’s life in my hands. I think what these people, what doctors and nurses and public service employees do on a day-to-day basis, is unreal, and it takes a special type of person to do that – and I don’t think I’m that type of person. I’m happy to play one on TV.”

― Colin Donnell

“I am so grateful for the service our veterans have given to our country. These men and women put their lives on the line for our safety and security, and we need to honor their service and our commitment to them.”

― Conner Eldridge

“The U.S. prosecution service is eating at the soul of the American republic. It is an absolute danger to everyone.”

― Conrad Black

“Public service is about serving all the people, including the ones who are not like you.”

― Constance Wu

“I passionately support Hillary Clinton for president because she has devoted her life to public service and has been willing to learn and change along the way by listening to the people she serves.”

― Constance Wu

“A lot of people talk about running for office, but what are you going to do when you get there? It’s about service – and there aren’t enough hours in the day.”

― Corrine Brown

“The Keystone Pipeline would create good-paying jobs. Not only where the pipeline is being built, good-paying construction jobs, but manufacturing and service opportunities in Colorado along with the Keystone Pipeline.”

― Cory Gardner

“I love helping people; just being of service makes me happy!”

― Cory Hardrict

“What you do once you’re beyond the confines of your local lift service can be as limitless as the mountains themselves.”

― Craig Kelly

“’Bloomberg’s, you know, for people who don’t use the service, provides through the Internet – through specialized computers – information about the financial world. It’s a very large data base. I think they have on the order of a billion dollars or more a year in revenue.”

― Craig Venter

“Only as long as a company can produce a desired, worthwhile, and needed product or service, and can command the public, will it receive the public dollar and succeed.”

― Curtis Carlson

“I don’t like to sit still for long at all, which has probably helped me along the way, and partly why I was drawn to the heat of a restaurant kitchen. The rush of service means that you’re always on your toes and keeps a chef pretty active.”

― Curtis Stone

“I don’t see that anyone owes me anything for my service. I don’t feel any sense of entitlement.”

― Dakota Meyer

“As a GM Goodwrench Service Plus dealer, I understand how good service makes a difference to our customers.”

― Dale Earnhardt

“A nascent economy needs a transparent and accountable government and an efficient civil service to help meet social needs. Its people need jobs and a belief in their country’s future. A surfeit of aid has been shown to be unable to help achieve these goals.”

― Dambisa Moyo

“I’m fascinated by how much has changed from one generation to another. There are young people growing up now for whom apartheid is just a distant memory and the idea of military service is an abstract notion.”

― Damon Galgut

“My first jobs were all civil service. At 14, I worked for the Canadian National Railways. At 16, I worked for the Canadian Penitentiary Service.”

― Dan Aykroyd

“When I was a kid, the miracles of my life were the Resurrection, a candlelight service on New Year’s Eve, the Virgin Birth, and the Three Wise Men.”

― Dan Brown

“It’s unacceptable for any past or present service member to lose access or go through increased hurdles to get the medical services they rely on.”

― Dan Donovan

“On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.”

― Dan Lipinski

“The best form of customer service is self service. Constantly empower customers to get their own answers themselves.”

― Dan Pena

“I just don’t believe in the basic concept that someone should make their whole career in public service.”

― Dan Quayle

“When a Mormon knocks, they say, ‘Can I teach you about Jesus Christ?’ And if you say no, they’ll say, ‘Then how can I be of service to you?’ So anybody who was smart would be like, ‘You can take out my trash and mow my lawn.’”

― Dan Reynolds

“We’re really thinking how do we re-imagine PayPal almost as a service. PayPal as a SaaS platform.”

― Dan Schulman

“Before I became the president of AT&T’s consumer division, I was running strategy and our internet services, so I was the president of one of the first internet service providers, ISPs, AT&T Worldnet, and running our internet protocol product development as well. So I knew a lot about what was going on with the internet.”

― Dan Schulman

“I do think that in a digital future, consumers will increasingly turn to brands that they trust. Trust, security, and service are even more important in a digital world.”

― Dan Schulman

“Although a great restaurant experience must include great food, a bad restaurant experience can be achieved through bad service alone. Ideally, service is invisible. You notice it only when something goes wrong.”

― Dana Spiotta

“When I was young, I had an ‘aha’ moment in church. There was a thing called testimony service, and somebody would sing a song, and everyone else would join in, finding a note where they fit. During one of those, a light went on in my head. In that moment, I heard everything – Parliament, the Staple Singers, Curtis Mayfield, Prince – in there.”

― D’Angelo

“For me, good service is efficient and discreet; it’s that critical balance. As soon as the client sits down, the communication flow has to start. Customers need to feel that the waiters are supervised – that there’s a system in place.”

― Daniel Boulud

“I realised that you can never legislate away from piracy. Laws can definitely help, but it doesn’t take away the problem. The only way to solve the problem was to create a service that was better than piracy and at the same time compensates the music industry – that gave us Spotify.”

― Daniel Ek

“In order for a service to be social, you’ve really got to start from the ground up. The fact that almost a third of the U.S. population have even heard of Spotify is really because they’ve seen it on Facebook and friends have been sharing.”

― Daniel Ek

“There are millions of people who consume music illegally every month. Just getting them into a legal service will make the music industry way bigger than it’s ever been before.”

― Daniel Ek

“There was a nuisance in the service known as the army correspondent.”

― Daniel H. Hill

“Autonomy: the urge to direct our own lives. Mastery: the desire to get better and better at something that matters. Purpose: the yearning to do what we do in the service of something larger than ourselves. These are the building blocks of an entirely new operating system for our businesses.”

― Daniel H. Pink

“Just as food is a craft, great service is, too. It can take years to perfect the technical aspects of clearing a plate, carving tableside, or pouring wine, and a lifetime to master the emotional elements of service.”

― Daniel Humm

“No tablecloths, silver cutlery, fine porcelain, sommeliers, or deep wine lists – that’s fine. But no service or hospitality? That’s going too far.”

― Daniel Humm

“An image is not simply a trademark, a design, a slogan or an easily remembered picture. It is a studiously crafted personality profile of an individual, institution, corporation, product or service.”

― Daniel J. Boorstin

“I think, like a lot of other people who have been in the service, you’d been delayed in what you were doing. You wanted to catch up and the best way to catch up was to move as fast as you could toward a degree.”

― Daniel J. Evans

“I used to be a pretty hard-core iPhone fan. But over time, I grew more and more frustrated with the lousy service on AT&T. My iPhone simply could not reliably make and hold a phone call. Not just in New York and San Francisco, where I spend a lot of time, and where AT&T’s service has been notoriously bad for years.”

― Daniel Lyons

“One way Groupon hopes to gain an edge is by using software to learn about its members so it can deliver more relevant offers: my wife will get the manicure-pedicure deal, but I’ll get an offer on fly-fishing lessons. The key now is execution – delivering great customer service and keeping everybody happy on both sides of the transactions.”

― Daniel Lyons

“Since the beginning of the internet era, it has been pretty widely accepted that when you join an online service, whatever data you put into it belongs to you.”

― Daniel Lyons

“Google views Facebook as a threat to its business and has been trying to launch a social-networking service to compete with it.”

― Daniel Lyons

“I look at each day as a chance to move one notch above yesterday – whether it’s in service quality, delivery, speed, or any other aspect of the business.”

― Daniel Snyder

“New Orleans is a city whose basic industry is the service industry. That’s why it makes its money. That’s – it brings people to the city. People come to the city and experience the wonders of this extraordinary city and everything else. The question is that, how do we create jobs which are the jobs that have pay, that – living wages?”

― Danny Glover

“The most important thing you can do is make the distinction between customer service and guest hospitality. You need both things to thrive, but they are completely different.”

― Danny Meyer

“Good service means never having to ask for anything.”

― Danny Meyer

“You wouldn’t have the same art on the walls at every restaurant or the same waiter uniforms. Neither should you have the same service style at every restaurant.”

― Danny Meyer

“When chefs like Wolfgang Puck became household names, that became a compelling reason for an intelligent young person to go into the cooking profession. There have been no waiters who have turned into household names. The service and hospitality aspects have clearly lagged behind the kitchen.”

― Danny Meyer

“Service is how product is delivered – the technical aspect.”

― Danny Meyer

“We always go to downtown Oklahoma City to look at all the Christmas lights that have been put up… We go to the Christmas Eve service at church, and we always beg my parents to open a present – just one present – on Christmas Eve. We get them to cave.”

― Darci Lynne Farmer

“My election results speak to my level of service.”

― Darryl Glenn

“As long as white newspapers were unwilling or unable to attack ‘anti-Negro’ forces or to air the views of black reformers, there was a service black newspapers could provide.”

― Darryl Pinckney

“Sports fans have been mistreated for a long time. They have overpaid for inferior food and they have had poor service.”

― Dave Checketts

“In other industries, value is defined by the ultimate stakeholder – the one who benefits, or not, from the service. We should do the same in medicine.”

― Dave deBronkart

“If you want quality service, you have to pay for it. You don’t buy into waste. I have great misgivings about the amount of advertising that we see in the health care field, some by hospitals, a lot by drug companies.”

― Dave Obey

“There are some really good experiments with the youth offending service, joining up youth offending teams with the youth justice board, and good local authority and primary care trusts working together.”

― David Blunkett

“I have a secret thought from some things I have observed, that God may perhaps design you for some singular service in the world.”

― David Brainerd

“Room service is a hard thing to pay for. That’s, like, oatmeal for $12? That makes me mad.”

― David Burtka

“I’m a simple small ‘c’ conservative who believes in public service, serving others, and doing a good job for my country.”

― David Cameron

“The Momofuku Culinary Lab started as a space where we could focus on creating and innovating. I didn’t want us to worry about working on projects in a restaurant; there are just too many distractions in service and running a kitchen to be able to focus on creating your dishes.”

― David Chang

“As a matter of fact, even when I finished law school, I had no notion of public service then.”

― David Dinkins

“Sometimes the better the writing, the harder it is to play because you really want to service it.”

― David Duchovny

“Sometimes the better the writing, the harder it is to play because you really want to service it. It’s hard to be that quick and articulate in life. You’ve got to try to make it seem discovered, you know, not rehearsed.”

― David Duchovny

“It is obvious that the greatest and most important service that is required of our agriculture under existing conditions is an enlarged production of the staple food crops.”

― David F. Houston

“Trump started his foundation in 1987 to give away the proceeds from his book ‘The Art of the Deal.’ It has no paid employees and a board of five: Trump, three of his children, and a longtime Trump Organization employee. They all work a half-hour per week, according to the foundation’s most recent Internal Revenue Service filing.”

― David Fahrenthold

“Search is essential to every service that Yahoo offers.”

― David Filo

“I really want to institute a culture that has nothing to do with shots or minutes or anything like that. It starts with a foundation of service.”

― David Fizdale

“The big winners under the American fiscal system are the rich, who pay some of the lowest taxes anywhere in the world; the old, who are the main beneficiaries of the American social service state; farmers, rural people. These are Republican constituencies.”

― David Frum

“You need an attitude of service. You’re not just serving yourself. You help others to grow up and you grow with them.”

― David Green

“The podcast most likely to encourage you to fully appreciate your food is the episode of BBC World Service’s ‘The Food Chain’ in which Antonio Carluccio talks to Emily Thomas about his life in five dishes.”

― David Hepworth

“From Public Radio International, there’s ‘PRI’s The World’, which is the States looking out at the rest of the globe. Elsewhere, the ‘Global News Podcast’ from the BBC World Service offers something similar.”

― David Hepworth

“I worked in the NHS as a hospital orderly during my national service, and people thought it was a noble service. But over the years it’s lost its humanity.”

― David Hockney

“I do believe we have to understand why reality turned out to be different than expectations and estimates. But you have more public service – certainly many of you – than I have ever had, and you recognize that this is not unusual.”

― David Kay

“The Germans certainly – the intelligence service believed that there were WMD. It turns out that we were all wrong, probably in my judgment, and that is most disturbing.”

― David Kay

“I just have these terrible memories of our first European tour back in 2007. We had hired this van and tour service from the former Czech Republic called Fluff Wheels, and they sent us out with this 19-year-old vegan driver kid who had no money and refused to eat anything.”

― David Longstreth

“While Washington pays lip service to the challenges facing small businesses, it repeatedly chooses its own expansion over results. In effect, government has become a huge silent partner in all businesses, often taking a majority of the profits and forcing many unprofitable business decisions without the risk that it will be fired.”

― David Malpass

“There’s nothing in the world more silent than the telephone the morning after everybody pans your play. It won’t ring from room service; your mother won’t be calling you. If the phone has not rung by 8 in the morning, you’re dead.”

― David Mamet

“When I was young, I overheard a Brit say Canada wasn’t a real country because it doesn’t have any poets. Even then, I kind of knew that was wrong, but I still thought, ‘Wow, here’s my chance to do something, to be of service to my country.’”

― David McFadden

“One of the jewels in the crown of Labour’s time in office was the rescue of the National Health Service. As the Commonwealth Fund, the London School of Economics and the Nuffield Foundation have all shown, health reforms as well as additional investment were essential to improved outcomes, especially for poorer patients.”

― David Miliband

“Turkey Hollow is a small country town in Sullivan County, a remote region of the Catskill Mountains. Surrounded by forests, it counts 10 full-time residents, has no mail service, and no cell phone reception. However, what it lacks in amenities, it compensates for in sheer natural wonder.”

― David Mixner

“I considered our British comrades to rank with the finest men and women of any armed service in the world. And I know that my fellow American soldiers – and those of the other coalition countries under my command – valued very highly the professional expertise, capability, courage, and determination of our British partners on the battlefield.”

― David Petraeus

“I’m heartened that, for the first time, we’re seeing some of the Internet Service Providers and the social media sites taking action against the Islamic State. That’s the kind of initiative that can very, very much augment on an industrial scale what the government is trying to do.”

― David Petraeus

“My dad was in the Navy, and I was raised with a strong commitment to service.”

― David Robinson

“You know, gentlemen, that I do not owe any personal income tax. But nevertheless, I send a small check, now and then, to the Internal Revenue Service out of the kindness of my heart.”

― David Rockefeller

“Most Sunday magazines, with the New York Times as an exception, are kind of sleepy, weekend service vehicles to move living room products.”

― David Talbot

“I think anything which promotes heterogeneity on the Internet promotes stability. Diversity in services, service providers, and separating the layers of the networking stack are all important.”

― David Ulevitch

“If people use Chrome, we make less money on our service and that’s fine by us because that is fair competition. I wouldn’t put Google on a pedestal for competition, but they aren’t telling users not to use OpenDNS.”

― David Ulevitch

“I grew up in Del Mar, Calif., north of San Diego. I got my first job the summer after eighth grade at a small Internet service provider.”

― David Ulevitch

“My life has ever been devoted to her service from my youth up, though never before in a cause like this – a cause for which I would most cheerfully risk and lay down my life.”

― David Wooster

“In all honesty, my favorite place to write is an anonymous, cheap hotel in a city or town where nobody knows me, the wireless service is spotty, and the adjoining gas station has coffee, beer and junk food.”

― Dean Bakopoulos

“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.”

― Dean Cain

“I think it’s perfectly just to refuse service to anyone based on behavior, but not based on race or religion.”

― Dean Koontz

“I always felt like if I lived in true authentic self-expression and lived in service and in support of many other people, I would be exempt from having to deal with yet another crisis in my life. I was wrong.”

― Debbie Ford

“When you are committed to living a life in service to the most high, the choices to be great, to serve and be served, to love and be loved are apparent.”

― Debbie Ford

“I’m 78. We’ve lost a lot of our great stars. I can’t hang out with those who aren’t here. The phone service to Heaven is so bad, you know. But I get to visit with their memories.”

― Debbie Reynolds

“It is with great disappointment that I call on Representative Anthony Weiner to resign. The behavior he has exhibited is indefensible and Representative Weiner’s continued service in Congress is untenable.”

― Debbie Wasserman Schultz

“In refugee camps around the world, I met people who were gone. They were still walking around but had lost so much that they were unable to claim any sort of identity. Others I met found who they truly were, and they generally found it through service to others. They became teachers when there was no school, books or pencils.”

― Deborah Ellis

“For documentaries, I think streaming plays an amazing role, but it’s a problem when the one service you initially relied on to have an incredible buffet – ‘Come and see a lot of world cinema, and the lives of ordinary people as well’ – all of a sudden is narrowed down until it’s just gladiator after gladiator – and bloodlust.”

― Debra Granik

“Leadership is service to others.”

― Denise Morrison

“I think leadership is service and there is power in that giving: to help people, to inspire and motivate them to reach their fullest potential.”

― Denise Morrison

“I fully support the goal of species protection and conservation and believe that recovery and ultimately delisting of species should be the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s top priority under ESA.”

― Dennis Cardoza

“I really do believe that was what I was put on this planet to do: to give to people and, through my performances, show them another world – in the case of ’24,’ to show them what a politician, black or white, should be. Basically, I wanted to be a service to others.”

― Dennis Haysbert

“I don’t know if I’d want to be a Secret Service agent. In the movies, it’s exciting and romantic and all that. Really, most of their job is standing in a hallway for 12 hours making sure somebody doesn’t come through a doorway off of a stairwell.”

― Dennis Quaid

“I will do what the Prime Minister asks me to do; that is my consistent approach to politics and to service.”

― Des Browne

“I’d like to have another opportunity to serve. I believe in service. I enjoy it. I also like coming and going, you know, because I think that my private-sector life has contributed to how I think about public-sector challenges and what I do in the public sector.”

― Deval Patrick

“There’s four main pillars to the bow tie – self-representation, service, collaboration and critical thought. You have to understand how to represent yourself and critically understand how to collaborate and serve others.”

― Dhani Jones

“I was raised in a family dedicated to public service.”

― Diane S. Sykes

“The United States Postal Service is the world’s most efficient postal system.”

― Diane Watson

“The criteria for serving one’s country should be competence, courage and willingness to serve. When we deny people the chance to serve because of their sexual orientation, we deprive them of their rights of citizenship, and we deprive our armed forces the service of willing and capable Americans.”

― Dianne Feinstein

“I think if you look down the road for Twitter, we would like to be a company – a service – that is used by billions of people around the world in every country in the world because we feel that the power of Twitter is that it brings people closer to each other, to their governments, to their heroes, etc.”

― Dick Costolo

“Twitter needs to continue being a good listener and recognize that the service has been redefined by lots of people, tweet by tweet, but also come up with its own priorities.”

― Dick Costolo

“We have a core value here at Twitter that says we want to defend and respect the user’s voice. And that’s important to us on a global basis. Someone doesn’t sign up for a service expecting that their sign up information is going to be handed over without them being asked… We’re going to defend our users’ rights.”

― Dick Costolo

“A journalist gathers information for a media outlet that disseminates the information through a broadly defined ‘medium’ – including newspaper, nonfiction book, wire service, magazine, news Web site, television, radio or motion picture – for public use. This broad definition covers every form of legitimate journalism.”

― Dick Durbin

“The Church is not an automobile showroom – a place to put ourselves on display so that others can admire our spirituality, capacity, or prosperity. It is more like a service center, where vehicles in need of repair come for maintenance and rehabilitation.”

― Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“After spending more than 17 years playing for the NBA, in the summertime, I always came back to community service and different basketball clinics.”

― Dikembe Mutombo

“We are all here to be a service to those who can’t be a service to themselves. We can give people hope and more reasons for being human.”

― Dionne Warwick

“I was told by my grandfather who was a minister that we all were put here on earth to be of service to one another, and it is quite gratifying to know that if I am able to be of help to one that is not able to help themselves then I am fulfilling my obligation as a human being.”

― Dionne Warwick

“In my public service, I treasure my friendship with law enforcement officers. I admire what they do and support them in every aspect of their job. I have always looked upon law enforcement officers as my friends.”

― Dirk Kempthorne

“With Fancy Bear, we have medium-level confidence it’s GRU, which is Russia’s military intelligence agency, and with Cozy Bear, we have low-level confidence it’s FSB, the Russian federal security service.”

― Dmitri Alperovitch

“Because I didn’t have much money, I bought a small shop that fit my budget. The previous six owners had closed their business in three years. The store had no people traffic and, because of that, I was able to focus on figuring out how to provide a better service to each and every one of the customers that did come through.”

― Do Won Chang

“Room service is nice. Ooh-la-la, a hotel. At home, it’s laundry and school lunches.”

― Dolores O’Riordan

“I was a full-time mom for seven years. You go back on tour, you’re back in hotels, you’re ordering room service, and you’re getting an itinerary slipped under your door every,day. You’re kind of thinking, ‘Did I go home for seven years, or was that just a dream?’”

― Dolores O’Riordan

“Of course we should harness IT to strengthen public protection and public service delivery.”

― Dominic Grieve

“There’s some kind of dark symbiosis between lunatics and the Postal Service.”

― Don Novello

“Room service is great if you want to pay $500 for a club sandwich.”

― Don Rickles

“I do not think this makes a lot of sense, and I think we should rely on the Park Service to implement the regulations that they have in place with the restrictions so that people can enjoy our parks.”

― Don Sherwood

“If I have my way, I’m going to dissolve the Forest Service. They’re in the business of harvesting trees and they’re not harvesting trees, so why have them anymore?”

― Don Young

“The recipe for success is a tried and true one here in Rhode Island – innovation, reform, public service.”

― Donald L. Carcieri

“Sunday morning church service is not an enormous priority; spending time with other believers is.”

― Donald Miller

“Am I an Apple bigot? No. I can critique their products and their customer service philosophy. But overall, they do better than any other player.”

― Donald Norman

“Enjoy your time in public service. It may well be one of the most interesting and challenging times of your life.”

― Donald Rumsfeld

“No one should be forced to violate one’s conscience, nor should anyone be forced out of service of the common good because there are some things their conscience tells them they cannot do.”

― Donald Wuerl

“My assumption when I began writing was that you were never going to make any money. And you were never going to reach everyone. Therefore you had to do as much as you could in the service of something you genuinely believed in. And if you do that and people get upset, well, there you go.”

― Dorothy Allison

“Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life. It’s important to the person who serves as well as the recipient. It’s the way in which we ourselves grow and develop.”

― Dorothy Height

“To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.”

― Douglas Adams

“As a child, I was an active Christian. I used to love the school choir and remember the carol service as always such an emotional thing.”

― Douglas Adams

“In 1971, near the middle of Nixon’s first term, he approved a plan to install a White House taping system as a way of preserving an accurate chronicle of important discussions and decisions. Except for Nixon, three aides, and the Secret Service, no one knew about the listening devices.”

― Douglas Brinkley

“Any politician that says no tax revenue or zero spending cuts does not deserve reelection. Our hole is so deep in this country with the debt and the debt service, the interest on that debt, before the big expenses come for Social Security and Medicare – for we baby boomers in a few years – that everything has to be on the table.”

― Douglas R. Oberhelman

“For Google, the problem with being a free, abundant, and rather infinite set of services is that it’s hard to create much of a stir about anything. There are so many major software service options under the ‘more’ menu on the Gmail page that they’ve had to go and add a final item called ‘even more.’”

― Douglas Rushkoff

“You don’t ever earn a right to stop doing anything if you feel there is an obligation to move in terms of public service.”

― Douglas Wilder

“I’ve biked my whole life. We didn’t have bus service when I was going to school in Holland, so I biked around 25 kilometers to school every day.”

― Doutzen Kroes

“I still, at hotel rooms, I do this one sort of not-so-cool thing: continually shoving my room service tray in front of someone else’s door. Because I don’t want the remnants. I don’t want to be caught, like, being like the pig that I was at two in the morning.”

― Drew Barrymore

“But that is a valid, continuing service that that music – which is, in some cases, 80 or 90 years old – is rendering. And proving its own timelessness.”

― Dwight Yoakam

“You try various things when you’re growing up. I was an attache in the Foreign Service for a while and then I drove a bulldozer, but neither of those panned out for me so it had to be stand-up.”

― Dylan Moran

“It’s as important to sell yourselves as much as the service. The business model’s going to change 50 times, and the market’s going to change, but you need to convince that investor that you are smart enough and excited enough about the opportunity that you’ll figure it out.”

― Dylan Smith

“Yeah, my dad was in the foreign service. We lived in India, Indonesia and Africa, and we traveled a lot from those places. I was 10 when we moved back, and I felt like the odd guy out. It wasn’t until later that I appreciated it. But coming back I didn’t know any TV shows or music, which was even worse.”

― Dylan Walsh

“If you are ready to put a product or service on the market, look at that product or service and see how you can test it inexpensively. Keep in mind, you’ll only need one; you don’t need 1,000 to get the answer.”

― E. Joseph Cossman

“The criteria, the only rule you should follow – the only rule – is to never touch a product or service unless, every time it is sold, part of the profit has to come back to you.”

― E. Joseph Cossman

“We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn. Our rewards will always be in exact proportion to our service.”

― Earl Nightingale

“In 1925, when Britain went back to the gold standard, that was supported by the Conservative Party, the Labour Party, the Bank of England, the civil service, the CBI, the TUC, the Times, the Economist; that consensus was very strong.”

― Ed Balls

“Trump gives public service a bad image. It’s not about flash, it’s not about wealth, and it’s not about hairstyle. It’s about doing something for people and being an advocate for the community you represent.”

― Ed Schultz

“Money is not a measure of a man’s character or success in the arena of public service.”

― Ed Schultz

“During the election, I had three male opponents and we went into a runoff. The front runner for the men was a native of Dallas who had run at large before, but I had a higher profile than him from my community service.”

― Eddie Bernice Johnson

“When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators; the instruments, not the guides, of the people.”

― Edmund Burke

“Being a patriot doesn’t mean prioritizing service to government above all else. Being a patriot means knowing when to protect your country, knowing when to protect your Constitution, knowing when to protect your countrymen, from the violations of and encroachments of adversaries. And those adversaries don’t have to be foreign countries.”

― Edward Snowden

“If someone wants to transmit a high-quality service with no interruptions and ‘guaranteed this, guaranteed that,’ they should be willing to pay for that.”

― Edward Whitacre, Jr.

“This merger is a logical next step that creates substantial value for customers and stockholders of both AT&T and BellSouth. It will benefit customers through new services and expanded service capabilities.”

― Edward Whitacre, Jr.

“AT&T will not block access to the public Internet or degrade service, period.”

― Edward Whitacre, Jr.

“It is impossible to think of a world in which America was not there in the honorable service of humanity.”

― Ehud Olmert

“Most private sector workers can only dream of getting the generous lifetime pension and health benefits typical of government service.”

― Elaine Chao

“Living in the fishbowl is hard enough without worrying about a Secret Service that can’t keep mum.”

― Eleanor Clift

“You know, the dirty secret in the Director’s Guild is that the average life expectancy of Director’s Guild members is 57 years old. The stress level is so high and directors are generally really out of shape, cause they sit in the chair and they eat craft service.”

― Eli Roth

“As far as service goes, it can take the form of a million things. To do service, you don’t have to be a doctor working in the slums for free, or become a social worker. Your position in life and what you do doesn’t matter as much as how you do what you do.”

― Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

“Standing beside each one of our brave soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines is a loving, supportive, and dedicated family whose sacrifice is a true service to our great nation.”

― Elise Stefanik

“The challenges military families face from frequent relocations and deployments are themselves patches of service, and that’s why supporting our military families is one of my top priorities in Congress.”

― Elise Stefanik

“If you don’t like public service, don’t run for office.”

― Elizabeth Esty

“We owe it to our service men and women and their families, who sacrificed so much for our country, to find out the answers they deserve and make care and treatment for them, their children, and their grandchildren a priority.”

― Elizabeth Esty

“I see artists as the first responders. And when the proverbial crap hits the fan, we are there to be of service, to tell the story, to bring a balm, to soothe, to provide catharsis. You know, not to make our work any more important or less important, but just that there is a great importance to it.”

― Elizabeth Marvel

“The Postal Service is huge – employing more than a half million people – and its history is long and complicated.”

― Elizabeth Warren

“There is an increasingly pervasive sense not only of failure, but of futility. The legislative process has become a cruel shell game and the service system has become a bureaucratic maze, inefficient, incomprehensible, and inaccessible.”

― Elliot Richardson

“The notion that public service requires men and women of good character now seems quaint.”

― Elliott Abrams

“If you’re entering anything where there’s an existing marketplace, against large, entrenched competitors, then your product or service needs to be much better than theirs. It can’t be a little bit better, because then you put yourself in the shoes of the consumer… you’re always going to buy the trusted brand unless there’s a big difference.”

― Elon Musk

“A company is a group organized to create a product or service, and it is only as good as its people and how excited they are about creating. I do want to recognize a ton of super-talented people. I just happen to be the face of the companies.”

― Elon Musk

“The next thing I knew, I was out of the service and making movies again. My first picture was called, GI Blues. I thought I was still in the army.”

― Elvis Presley

“I’m working harder than ever now, and I’m putting on my pants the same as I always have. I just get up every day and try to do a little better than the day before, and that is to run a great restaurant with great food, great wine, and great service. That’s my philosophy.”

― Emeril Lagasse

“There are many bespoke services in the U.K., but everything’s quite old-fashioned. There wasn’t anything young and modern and fresh. We’re this young service, where a 25-year-old might come and get some great skirts and her mum could come in for some linens.”

― Emilia Wickstead

“The world has changed utterly. There was a time when you couldn’t marry a Protestant. There was a time when you got married that the women had to give up their job in the public service, and when they got married, they were owned by their husbands. That’s all changed.”

― Enda Kenny

“While he was in the service, in the South and in Oklahoma, he was refused service at a couple of places where he was in uniform, and was told that African Americans, blacks, Negros, were not served. And in spite of that, I’ve never known a man who loved this country more than my father did.”

― Eric Holder

“I do engage veterans. I meet with the veterans’ service organizations monthly. It’s a direct, no-holds-barred discussion. I travel to their conventions, where I speak to the veterans membership. I do travel. I’ve been to all 50 states. When I do, I engage veterans locally. So I get direct feedback from those veterans.”

― Eric Shinseki

“I spent five years working very hard to develop a relationship with the veterans’ service organizations. We have together worked some major projects.”

― Eric Shinseki

“New York is on a grid system, so it’s slightly less challenging logistically, but Londoners are more relaxed in their selling approach. With that intense shopping service in New York, it’s easy to get carried away and make a wrong purchase. Here, there’s a different flow. You are left to explore, and individuality is key.”

― Erin O’Connor

“The logic is that when you provide schools or any social service to people, they have no choice. They have to take what you give them, because they don’t have the money to pay for schools themselves; that’s why you provide schools in the first place.”

― Esther Duflo

“What is lacking in India are decent social services. The health service is a disaster. Education is a disaster.”

― Esther Duflo

“From the business point of view – not to overstate it – intellectual property is dead; long live intellectual process. Long live service; long live performance.”

― Esther Dyson

“When you sign up for Facebook, the service first searches for any mentions of your name and suggests you befriend anyone who has mentioned you in their posts. It then asks to access your e-mail account so you can connect with anyone with whom you regularly correspond.”

― Ethan Zuckerman

“State constitutions typically provide that the state first has to service its debt, then make it pension payments, and then pay for services. What we don’t know is whether that order will be enforced. And ultimately, the busted state is going to be looking to the federal government for a bailout. Think Greece, but on a much bigger scale.”

― Eugene Fama

“I have always been very open about my respect for public service.”

― Eva Moskowitz

“The State Department desperately needs to be vigorously harnessed. It has too big a role to play in the formulation of foreign policy, and foreign policy is too important to be left up to foreign service officers.”

― Evan G. Galbraith

“There’s something about the Foreign Service that takes the guts out of people.”

― Evan G. Galbraith

“I am unknown because I’ve avoided the limelight so that I could serve. In the case of Donald Trump, he has avoided service so that he could seek the limelight.”

― Evan McMullin

“The Internal Revenue Service is more ruthless than the Gestapo. Abolish the IRS! Stamp out organized crime!”

― Evel Knievel

“I want to go where I can be of the most service to the general enterprise.”

― Ezra Cornell

“Every newspaper in the country covers stories that other newspapers cover. Every industry is filled with people who are competing to do the best job providing a particular service.”

― Ezra Klein

“To lose yourself in righteous service to others can lift your sights and get your mind off personal problems, or at least put them in proper focus.”

― Ezra Taft Benson

“Business is all about the customer: what the customer wants and what they get. Generally, every customer wants a product or service that solves their problem, worth their money, and is delivered with amazing customer service.”

― Fabrizio Moreira

“Launching a successful product or startup has little to do with luck. Any business that gains traction on the market is the result of very careful strategizing and market analysis, not to mention the development of an original product or service.”

― Fabrizio Moreira

“Investment banking is not a business; it is a personal service where bankers work hand in hand with their clients. And it is a service that must not simply be about making bigger and bigger deals that reap rewards for only a small group of executives.”

― Felix Rohatyn

“In L.A., I get a meal delivery service called Diet Designs. I like a nice butter lettuce salad with some avocado, fresh grapefruit, shredded chicken breast and raw almond slices with a sesame vinaigrette dressing. I also love juicing and am kind of obsessed with it.”

― Fergie

“Senator McCain is Israel’s most unconditional ally in Mossad’s machinations, something that even his worst adversaries would have been able to imagine. McCain participated alongside this secret service in the creation of the Islamic State, which has appropriated a considerable part of Iraq as well as a third of Syria, according to its affirmations.”

― Fidel Castro

“God spoke to me and called me to His Service. What form this service was to take the voice did not say.”

― Florence Nightingale

“If I could give you information of my life, it would be to show how a woman of very ordinary ability has been led by God in strange and unaccustomed paths to do In His service what He has done in her. And if I could tell you all, you would see how God has done all, and I nothing.”

― Florence Nightingale

“All Americans have benefited from the dedicated service of Representative Henry Waxman. In every battle and in every moment that mattered most, Rep. Waxman stood up for the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the wild places we cherish.”

― Frances Beinecke

“The backwoodsmen are muttering about making Britain’s draconian union laws – already among the toughest in Europe – harsher still. And parts of the media will continue to attack public service pensions, as if school meals staff, refuse collectors and healthcare workers have no right to a decent retirement.”

― Frances O’Grady

“My impression is that most women public service workers have a long fuse. Precisely because they care so deeply about services, more than anyone, they still want to find a sensible and fair negotiated agreement. But their patience has run out.”

― Frances O’Grady

“Being around a church culture, even leading a gathering of believers, I’ve gotten pretty good at predicting what’s going to happen in a church service.”

― Francis Chan

“It is not fitting, when one is in God’s service, to have a gloomy face or a chilling look.”

― Francis of Assisi

“The patriot who feels himself in the service of God, who acknowledges Him in all his ways, has the promise of Almighty direction, and will find His Word in his greatest darkness.”

― Francis Scott Key

“As a president I will be like the candidate that I am, a respectful candidate, a rallying candidate, a normal candidate for a normal presidency, at the service of the Republic.”

― Francois Hollande

“The United Nations will be at the heart of our international activities. France will assume its full responsibilities at the Security Council by putting its status at the service of peace, respect for human rights and development.”

― Francois Hollande

“One of the most popular scams is what they call account takeover. You write me a check, and I simply go online to a check-printing service and order 200 checks with your account information.”

― Frank Abagnale

“It is acceptable to bring someone to tears if it explains to them in an emotional way why a product, a service, or a candidate is the right person, is the right thing to do.”

― Frank Luntz

“The advantage of working for a corporation is that it has only one message, because a product or a service doesn’t speak; it’s just there, and you can advertise it.”

― Frank Luntz

“You’re beginning to hear the tale of the common man and woman rather than the traditional memoir about the generals who just finished the war or the politicians who just rendered glorious service to the country.”

― Frank McCourt

“As America knows, Obama turned down the lucrative career path guaranteed to the first African-American president of The Harvard Law Review to pursue the missions of service and teaching instead. The potential rewards for our country, now that that early choice has led him into the White House, are enormous.”

― Frank Rich

“Having served in the Nixon Administration, I am well aware of how the political leadership of an administration can try to politicize the civil service, including law enforcement.”

― Frank Wolf

“When Trump started belittling him, Jeb reverted to Bush form. He couldn’t understand how anyone could question his noble pursuit of public service. In the face of Trump’s attacks, he looked hurt and stunned.”

― Franklin Foer

“Health care has to be delivered as an integrated service across the entire continuum of care. This runs from healthy living and prevention to diagnosis and treatment and recovery and homecare.”

― Frans van Houten

“Not so the scientist. The very essence of his life is the service of truth.”

― Franz Boas

“Poetry endures when it possesses passionate and primally sincere clarity in the service of articulating universal human concerns.”

― Franz Wright

“Not only do you have to put yourself in harms way in service of your country, you have to leave your families at home. It is a great sacrifice.”

― Fred Wilson

“Politics and government have been a terrible place to invest; education has been a terrible place to invest, but that is because the entrenched interests make it a terrible place to invest. The way you invest in those sectors is you go against the entrenched interests; you try and disrupt the entrenched interests, not to service them.”

― Fred Wilson

“A Yale University management professor in response to student Fred Smith’s paper proposing reliable overnight delivery service: The concept is interesting and well-formed, but in order to earn better than a ‘C’, the idea must be feasible.”

― Frederick W. Smith

“I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his ‘divine service.’”

― Friedrich Nietzsche

“Utility is the great idol of the age, to which all powers must do service and all talents swear allegiance.”

― Friedrich Schiller

“I’m truly worried about the country’s direction. I can tell you this categorically, we’ve got the weakest president and the weakest governor in the history of my 50 years of public service.”

― Fritz Hollings

“The easiest way to stop piracy is not by putting antipiracy technology to work. It’s by giving those people a service that’s better than what they’re receiving from the pirates.”

― Gabe Newell

“The biggest thing I’ve learned is that it’s not about me. All of the things that I do have to be about bringing service to the world and helping people shift their perception.”

― Gabrielle Bernstein

“I had planned to spend my 40s continuing my public service and starting a family. I thought that by fighting for the people I cared about and loving those close to me, I could leave the world a better place.”

― Gabrielle Giffords

“I definitely have a strong sense of my Jewish and Israeli identity. I did my two-year military service; I was brought up in a very Jewish, Israeli family environment, so of course my heritage is very important to me.”

― Gal Gadot

“I grew up in a house full of books, and we belonged to the Country Lending Service – each month the State Library would send us a parcel of books by train.”

― Garry Disher

“Today more than 20,000 communities participate in the National Flood Insurance Program. More than 90 insurance companies sell and service flood service insurance. There are more than four million policies covering the total of $800 billion.”

― Gary Miller

“Everything I do, I go to black people. If I have a problem at the airport, I’ll go to the black ticket agent. I hope they notice me because I’ll get better service. If I’m at a restaurant, I look for the black waiter. Rent-a-Car, give you the upgrade.”

― Gary Owen

“My mission is to support our service members. They’re volunteers, and if they’re going to go to a hostile place like Afghanistan, I think we owe it to them to back them up and try to help them get through it.”

― Gary Sinise

“I want the BBC to be a mass market public service broadcaster still funded by the licence fee… and the licence fee is more durable than many people in the commercial sector believe.”

― Gavyn Davies

“The voices of moral authority in the theatre demanded only punctuality and physical performance. In the light of continuing pressure and stress, the occasional lip service paid to moderation was meaningless. Starvation and poisoning were not excesses, but measures taken to stay within the norm.”

― Gelsey Kirkland

“The Federal Communications Commission licensed satellite radio to be a national-only radio service.”

― Gene Green

“The C Mission was the first command and service module. The D Mission was the first mission involving a lunar module in a manned fashion and the command module, and the E would take this lunar module and the command module into a very high elliptical orbit, about 4,000-mile-high orbit.”

― Gene Kranz

“Immigrant parents dream that their children will find a place in their new home, and they willingly suffer hardships in service to that dream. That was certainly true of my parents.”

― Gene Luen Yang

“To be an ‘artist’ is as much a calling from and to a divine service as becoming a physician, nurse, priest, shaman, or healer.”

― Genesis P-Orridge

“The holiday season can be an especially trying time for our service men, women, and families. Military service and deployment create empty seats at holiday tables, religious services, and celebrations.”

― Geoff Stults

“If a woman can, by careful selection of a father and nourishment of herself, produce a citizen with efficient senses, sound organs and a good digestion, she should clearly be secured a sufficient reward for that natural service to make her willing to undertake and repeat it.”

― George Bernard Shaw

“Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is to bring up a family.”

― George Bernard Shaw

“The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.”

― George Bernard Shaw

“The Internal Revenue Service is the real undefeated heavyweight champion.”

― George Foreman

“In 1916 I was discharged from military service, or rather, given a sort of leave of absence on the understanding that I might be recalled within a few months. And so I was a free man, at least for a while.”

― George Grosz

“Many schools include a service project as part of their curriculum, and many corporations have in-house projects for their employees or give them time off to do volunteer work.”

― George H. W. Bush

“What a bitter, bitter thing is the service of Satan, even in this world!”

― George Muller

“I think the British people are very, very attached to the idea that the health service is free at the point of use. But there is no reason why every doctor, nurse and teacher in this country has to be employed by the state.”

― George Osborne

“I’ve worked on a variety of campaigns and fought for a variety of conservative causes for a long time. But it wasn’t until I came back from my military service that I realized I needed to devote myself to others.”

― George P. Bush

“I am drawn to public service.”

― George P. Bush

“The invisibility of work and workers in the digital age is as consequential as the rise of the assembly line and, later, the service economy.”

― George Packer

“I am much obliged by the favourable sentiments you express towards me, and shall be happy if I can be of service in carrying into execution your plans.”

― George Stephenson

“When Pearl Harbor was bombed, young Japanese-Americans, like all young Americans, rushed to their draft board to volunteer to fight for our country. That act of patriotism was answered with a slap in the face. We were denied service and categorized as enemy non-alien.”

― George Takei

“As a nation we have, over the past seven years, been rebuilding our intelligence with powerful capabilities that many thought we would no longer need after the Cold War. We have been rebuilding our clandestine service, our satellite and other technical collection, our analytical depth and expertise.”

― George Tenet

“It is not the style of clothes one wears, neither the kind of automobile one drives, nor the amount of money one has in the bank, that counts. These mean nothing. It is simply service that measures success.”

― George Washington Carver

“Nothing can be more hurtful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army the superiority over another.”

― George Washington

“We rent one in three tuxedos in the U.S. and Canada, and if we make a mistake, our employees will deliver to the customer’s home, office, or wedding. We get a couple hundred letters a week praising the service in our stores.”

― George Zimmer

“We had prepared, my staff had prepared for me a whole dossier on virtually – on George Bush on his votes on his records, what he had done over the past number of years in public service.”

― Geraldine Ferraro

“Our Fly Smart philosophy is about investing only on those points of differentiation that pay for themselves, that earn a revenue premium commensurate with what it costs us to provide that product or service.”

― Gerard Arpey

“But I definitely see us playing a major role in St. Louis in the years to come. We already provide service to 95 percent of the markets St. Louis travelers visit the most. And we’re adding capacity in some of the most important markets.”

― Gerard Arpey

“By the by, if the English race had done nothing else, yet if they left the world the notion of a gentleman, they would have done a great service to mankind.”

― Gerard Manley Hopkins

“Be of service. Whether you make yourself available to a friend or co-worker, or you make time every month to do volunteer work, there is nothing that harvests more of a feeling of empowerment than being of service to someone in need.”

― Gillian Anderson

“An American customer can book in English all over the world, but also, somebody from Japan or China can book in their own language everywhere. We translate all of our content into these languages, and that’s quite unique. We service our direct customers – the innkeepers – as well in their own language.”

― Gillian Tans

“Understand tipping culture. Whereas Americans tip 15-20% when dining out, most European countries don’t tip, as a service charge is typically included in the bill. Make sure you’re not over-tipping by doing research before traveling.”

― Gillian Tans

“Above and beyond, not only are we an innovation company, we are in service of our clients.”

― Ginni Rometty

“Think about when a digital business marries up with what I’ll call ‘digital intelligence.’ It is the dawn of a new era about being a ‘cognitive’ business. When every product, every service, how you run your company can actually have a piece that learns and thinks as part of it, you will be a cognitive business.”

― Ginni Rometty

“I have always considered that my collection must have an international flair so it can be at the service of the European public. Or to people in Asia. Yes, there are tiny little alterations I notice in the proportions of the outfits, but fundamentally, the collection is that way.”

― Giorgio Armani

“While farmers generally allow one rooster for ten hens, ten men are scarcely sufficient to service one woman.”

― Giovanni Boccaccio

“Social service has always been my priority, and I want to help the poor.”

― Girija Vyas

“If these hands, used to fighting, would be acceptable to His Holiness, we most thankfully dedicate them to the service of him who deserves so well of the Church and of the fatherland.”

― Giuseppe Garibaldi

“It’s easy to grow 300% in your first year or two, when you’re starting with nothing and people first hear about your service. What separates a potential colossus from other businesses is the capacity to keep growing at that rate in years four, five, and beyond.”

― Glenn Kelman

“Part of the reason that women go to college is to get out of the food service, clerical, pink-collar ghetto and into a more white-collar job. That does not necessarily mean they are being paid more than the blue-collar jobs men have.”

― Gloria Steinem

“Definitely one of the biggest influences on my music is the music that Ben Gibbard’s associated with, so Death Cab and The Postal Service.”

― Gnash

“The dull routine of our daily job takes on a new significance, assumes a beauty and importance undreamt of before, if we consider it from the angle of service to God.”

― Godfrey Winn

“Some of our finest work comes through service to others.”

― Gordon B. Hinckley

“The NHS cannot be privatised if that’s not the will of the Scottish people, and the Scottish health service will have the funding that’s necessary if that’s also the will of the Scottish people.”

― Gordon Brown

“Nigel Farage wanted to privatise the health service. Nigel Farage does not believe in the values we believe in for our public services.”

― Gordon Brown

“History shows that pay-TV subscribers flee in droves to alternative providers when there is even a rare service disruption – demonstrating a quantifiable value for ‘must-have’ broadcast programming.”

― Gordon Smith

“The Caucus I joined in 1953 had as many Boer War veterans as men who had seen active service in World War II, three from each. The Ministry appointed on 5 December 1972 was composed entirely of ex-servicemen: Lance Barnard and me.”

― Gough Whitlam

“For me it was really important to get the essence out of the music for the story and not, sort of, press the music into the service of the whimsical telling of it.”

― Graeme Murphy

“Arsenal prepare the players in the best way. They pay attention to every detail. We are able to recover optimally during our flights. The food and the service, everything’s geared perfectly to each other.”

― Granit Xhaka

“I don’t know why comedians moan about touring; you get driven to a town, stay in a hotel, work for an hour and a half with nice people, and eat fatty service station food. There’s nothing not to like.”

― Greg Davies

“I do have very high customer service standards – I’d send back sushi because it’s too fishy.”

― Greg McHugh

“I’ve always had this core belief in public service. Even before I became a citizen, I volunteered in the Army.”

― Gregorio Sablan

“My father went into the armed service and I never saw my mother – I don’t know what happened to her.”

― Gregory Corso

“Intervention for the prevention and control of osteoporosis should comprise a combination of legislative action, educational measures, health service activities, media coverage, and individual counselling to initiate changes in behaviour.”

― Gro Harlem Brundtland

“Room service? Send up a larger room.”

― Groucho Marx

“I had an uncle who was a postal official at the Polish post office in Gdansk. He was one of the defenders of the Polish postal service and, after it capitulated, was shot by the Germans under the provisions of martial law. Suddenly he was no longer a member of the family, and we were no longer allowed to play with his children.”

― Gunter Grass

“Offspring, the due performance on religious rites, faithful service, highest conjugal happiness and heavenly bliss for the ancestors and oneself, depend on one’s wife alone.”

― Guru Nanak

“There are too many countries where the values we take for granted in our civil servants simply do not exist. Seeing these values in action, applied with dedication by hardworking individuals, makes me proud to lead a service that is making life better for millions across Britain.”

― Gus O’Donnell

“It is our job to work for the government of the day and so that means working for Gordon Brown as Prime Minister, and we need to do those preparations just to be sure that we’re ready for whoever you, the British public, elect and that’s core to our civil service values over the last 150 years.”

― Gus O’Donnell

“Unanimously we will confess and pledge ourselves to stand behind the Fuehrer and his movement today and forever and thereby to be of service to the idea of eternal Germany.”

― Gustav Krupp

“In January 1944 I was called up by the Forced Labor Service, but I deserted on October 10, 1944.”

― Gyorgy Ligeti

“Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others.”

― H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“By liberating women from household work and helping to abolish professions such as domestic service, the washing machine and other household goods completely revolutionised the structure of society.”

― Ha-Joon Chang

“The West has been able to bring Afghanistan a much better health service, better education, better roads, a better economy, though some have benefited more; some have benefited less from that economic well-being in Afghanistan.”

― Hamid Karzai

“As a boy soprano in the high school choir, I later sang a solo during the carol service at Canterbury Cathedral, but I was too young to secure the Freddy Eynsford-Hill role in our production of ‘My Fair Lady’ – and far too timid to have thought to audition for it.”

― Hamish Bowles

“For believers, both privilege and privation are a trial, and both demand responses: one demands service, and the other demands patience. The greatest privilege is to live well in flourishing lands; the greatest privation is to live in the midst of war, especially civil war.”

― Hamza Yusuf

“When you write a novel, you never have to be in the service of the reader. My only concern with my books is that the world that’s created be as logical and whole as possible.”

― Hanya Yanagihara

“Anyone graduating from medical school in 1966 had first to fulfill military service before launching a career. Fiercely opposed to the Vietnam War, I sought to avoid it through an assignment to the Public Health Service.”

― Harold E. Varmus

“Public service is a part of who I am, having grown up in a family of politicians.”

― Harold Ford, Jr.

“For a while, even in the house of good friends for dinner or for cocktails, they would really be upset. They thought I had single-handedly destroyed the best phone service in the world.”

― Harold H. Greene

“I started working in the oilfield upon graduating high school. I was on the service end of it, driving tank trucks for Johnny Geer for a couple years and learning about oil and gas production. I had a whole cadre of mentors.”

― Harold Hamm

“If life only has the meaning you bring to it, we have the opportunity to bring rich meaning to our lives by the service we do for others.”

― Harold Ramis

“DURING the first years of my service in Dr. Flint’s family, I was accustomed to share some indulgences with the children of my mistress.”

― Harriet Ann Jacobs

“I had a very strong feeling about the Vietnam War, and I had a strong feeling about participating in it. The military draft was in place, I was summoned for a physical exam, and I was either going to be classified as fit for military service or make my objection to it. So I made my objection to it.”

― Harrison Ford

“The United States Air Force didn’t even become a separate service until 1947.”

― Harry M. Wyatt III

“Then I got out of the service, and I was going to be a Shakespearean actor.”

― Harvey Korman

“Southwest Airlines is successful because the company understands it’s a customer service company. It also happens to be an airline.”

― Harvey Mackay

“The service leaders hire one out of 50 applicants, sometimes one out of 100, but they’re very, very careful. You can’t afford not to be extremely choosy when you hire.”

― Harvey Mackay

“Political service is important because it’s about helping others help themselves. That was engrained in me from a young child.”

― Heather Bresch

“I’m not in public service, nor do I ever plan to be, but I give back in my own way.”

― Heather Bresch

“We pay a lot for our court service, but it’s not enough. Courts are under-resourced, which leads to delayed justice – particularly in criminal courts.”

― Heather Brooke

“When one is giving service for the advancement of humanity, when one is working without money and without price, with no hope of earthly reward, there comes a real, genuine joy into the human heart.”

― Heber J. Grant

“I come from a family of working people. My parents were Guatemalan immigrants who spent most of their lives in the service industry.”

― Hector Tobar

“Because the completion of labour service was a precondition for permission to study at the university, I was able to begin my studies of Germanistics and Classical Philology during the summer term of 1939.”

― Heinrich Boll

“You didn’t just pay lip service to the goal of overcoming the division of Europe and Germany… Rather, you put yourself at the forefront of those who encouraged us on the way to unity.”

― Helmut Kohl

“In the fashion world if you’re successful, everyone loves you, and you have available every service. It’s hard to walk away, except it wasn’t hard for me. I had my mind completely made up.”

― Helmut Lang

“This is an elegant hotel! Room service has an unlisted number.”

― Henny Youngman

“If this liberal potential is properly channeled, we may expect the area of freedom of the United States to increase. The problem is to spend up our rate of social invention in the service of the welfare of all the people.”

― Henry A. Wallace

“We never need feel we are alone or unloved in the Lord’s service because we never are. The Savior has promised angels on our left and on our right to bear us up, and he always keeps his word.”

― Henry B. Eyring

“We never need to feel that we are alone or unloved in the Lord’s service because we never are. We can feel the love of God. The Savior has promised angels on our left and our right to bear us up. And He always keeps His word.”

― Henry B. Eyring

“Increased spiritual strength is a gift from God which He can give when we push in His service to our limits. Through the power of the Atonement of Jesus Christ, our natures can be changed. Then our power to carry burdens can be increased more than enough to compensate for the increased service we will be asked to give.”

― Henry B. Eyring

“Studying the daily news can appear more interesting than the priesthood lesson manual. Sitting down to rest can be more attractive than making appointments to visit those who need our priesthood service.”

― Henry B. Eyring

“The Holy Ghost has as a major purpose witnessing that Jesus is the Christ. As we plead for help in His service, the Holy Ghost will come and confirm our faith in Him. Our faith in the Savior will increase. And, as we continue to serve Him, we will come to love Him.”

― Henry B. Eyring

“Repentance, prayer, and pondering over the scriptures are essential parts of our qualifying for the gifts of the Spirit in our priesthood service. Further magnification of our power to serve will come as we respond with faith to go forward in our callings with the Holy Ghost to help us.”

― Henry B. Eyring

“The Holy Ghost is a comforter and a guide. But it is also a cleansing agent. That is why service in the kingdom is so crucial to enduring. When we are called to serve, we can pray for the Holy Ghost to be our companion with assurance it will come.”

― Henry B. Eyring

“To keep ourselves grounded in the Lord’s Church, we can and must train our eyes to recognize the power of the Lord in the service of those He has called. We must be worthy of the companionship of the Holy Ghost. And we need to pray for the Holy Ghost to help us know that men who lead us hold this power.”

― Henry B. Eyring

“When you give your heart to inviting people to come unto Christ, your heart will be changed. You will be doing His work for Him. You will find that He keeps His promise to be one with you in your service. You will come to know Him. And in time you will come to be like Him and ‘be perfected in him.’”

― Henry B. Eyring

“Our ideal is to make her ever stronger and better and finer, because in that way alone, as we believe, can she be of the greatest service to the world’s peace and to the welfare of mankind.”

― Henry Cabot Lodge

“Our ideal of the future is that she should continue to render that service of her own free will.”

― Henry Cabot Lodge

“Books can only reveal us to ourselves, and as often as they do us this service we lay them aside.”

― Henry David Thoreau

“A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large.”

― Henry Ford

“Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.”

― Henry Ford

“Public schools are not simply being corporatized, they are also subjected increasingly to a militarizing logic that disciplines the bodies of young people, especially low income and poor minorities, and shapes their desires and identities in the service of military values and social relations.”

― Henry Giroux

“What drives people to public service is a sense of possibility. If you haven’t sensed that possibility you don’t get started in the same way, you don’t feel you can have an impact.”

― Henry Hampton

“Everybody has a hacking capability. And probably every intelligence service is hacking in the territory of other countries. But who exactly does what? That would be a very sensitive piece of information. But it’s very difficult to communicate about it. Because nobody wants to admit the scope of what they’re doing.”

― Henry Kissinger

“Jazz music is as American as it gets, and so is the U.S. Postal Service. A Miles Davis stamp is a perfect marriage of two great American institutions.”

― Henry Rollins

“To desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare and virtue of mankind – this is a choice which is possible for all of us; and surely it is a good haven to sail for.”

― Henry Van Dyke

“The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service.”

― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“I tell my employees that we’re in the service business, and it’s incidental that we fly airplanes.”

― Herb Kelleher

“Public health service should be as fully organized and as universally incorporated into our governmental system as is public education. The returns are a thousand fold in economic benefits, and infinitely more in reduction of suffering and promotion of human happiness.”

― Herbert Hoover

“My father had been in the German Diplomatic Service, and although he had been in the United States since World War II and out of diplomacy, it was something that was very much talked about in the family. So when I went to college, it was always my intention to try to get into the Foreign Service.”

― Hermann Eilts

“Japanese players do not like being thrown into an arena in which they are given very little instruction. You can head in any direction, 360 degrees. They say, ‘What am I supposed to do? Give me hints. Provide me service instead of just throwing me into this arena.’”

― Hideo Kojima

“Whatever your calling is as a service, follow it – that’s beautiful.”

― Hill Harper

“If you believe you can make a difference, not just in politics, in public service, in advocacy around all these important issues, then you have to be prepared to accept that you are not going to get 100 percent approval.”

― Hillary Clinton

“The candidates we have in this campaign are… the most accomplished, in terms of public service, that we’ve had since 1960. One of them will be successful.”

― Hillary Clinton

“The truth is, through all these years of public service, the ‘service’ part has always come easier to me than the ‘public’ part.”

― Hillary Clinton

“I feel like I have had the most amazing life in my public service.”

― Hillary Clinton

“When an army unit returns from service in Iraq or Afghanistan, it barely gets a breather before it begins training for its next deployment.”

― Hillary Clinton

“A formally recognized equality does, however, accord the smaller nations a position which they should be able to use increasingly in the interest of humanity as a whole and in the service of the ideal.”

― Hjalmar Branting

“My father was in the civil service. I can remember standing in a bus shelter in the pouring rain, and that we were allowed candy floss at the end of the holiday if we had behaved.”

― Honor Blackman

“If I had been censured every time I have run my ship, or fleets under my command, into great danger, I should have long ago been out of the Service and never in the House of Peers.”

― Horatio Nelson

“The Coast Guard has long been known as the armed service that gets more done for less.”

― Howard Coble

“I favor a system where students in publicly funded institutions make a commitment: if they do well in the private sector, they will revert a certain percentage of their income to the education sector; and if they devote some years to public service, their debt will be forgiven.”

― Howard Gardner

“I think it is important to differentiate between lip service towards something and actually making change.”

― Hozier

“Journalists must not be made accomplices by the secret service to solve its own problems.”

― Hubert Burda

“When I was 13, I did become a Christian. And so it was when I was 13, that I thought… I just… I really saw a good example in Jesus and how he was just so… such a tremendous radical love and service of the poor. I just thought, ‘Man, why can’t we all do the same?’”

― Hugh Evans

“I had seen the films out of World War II, the great 82nd Airborne, the 101st, and all of those of you in the greatest generation and the service that you had provided.”

― Hugh Shelton

“I will never work merely to make a reputation for myself, to be popular for appearances rather than for what I am. My task is to lead my country through service.”

― Hussein of Jordan

“The difference between burlesque and the newspapers is that the former never pretended to be performing a public service by exposure.”

― I. F. Stone

“I hate it in America where the protocol seems to be you are expected to tip regardless of the quality of service. I like to tip when it’s not being demanded of me, and if the service has been good, I tip quite generously.”

― Ian Gillan

“If this work can contribute in any way toward proving this, and at the same time arouse the conscience of the American people to a demand for justice to every citizen, and punishment by law for the lawless, I shall feel I have done my race a service.”

― Ida B. Wells

“I was born out of due time in the sense that by temperament and talent I should have been more suited for the life of a small Bach, living in anonymity and composing regularly for an established service and for God.”

― Igor Stravinsky

“That the Iraqi Government is considering a political deal granting amnesty to insurgents who have attacked or killed American service members is not just shocking – the idea of amnesty for insurgents is an outrage.”

― Ike Skelton

“Whenever I’d go to restaurants, the main chef came out and was cooking for me, and he’s asking me how the food is. I get, like, VIP service, so it’s weird.”

― Inbee Park

“Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood… will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic.”

― Indira Gandhi

“I have lived a long life, and I am proud that I spend the whole of my life in the service of my people. I am only proud of this and nothing else. I shall continue to serve until my last breath, and when I die, I can say, that every drop of my blood will invigorate India and strengthen it.”

― Indira Gandhi

“Food service is a growth area for PepsiCo.”

― Indra Nooyi

“Creativity is down the tube. And people give a lot of lip service to individuality. I know they all appreciate it, but they all say they would like to do it, but they don’t want to work at it, and it doesn’t come out of the sky.”

― Iris Apfel

“The humanitarian would, of course, have us meddle in foreign affairs as part of his program of world service.”

― Irving Babbitt

“Kids get a lot of lip service in disaster planning, but they tend to get far fewer resources than they need. The mantra of ‘children are our most valuable resource’ is almost never matched by actual funding.”

― Irwin Redlener

“I grew up in a house where service to the country was a way of life, not a means of reaching a personal goal.”

― Isaac Herzog

“If I have done the public any service, it is due to my patient thought.”

― Isaac Newton

“If you are a serious writer or just a normal one, in one way or another, you are writing in the service of freedom. All writers know, understand, or dream that their work will be in the service of freedom.”

― Ismail Kadare

“Practice negotiating, and hone your style and skills with low-consequence transactions. Call the phone company and threaten to switch providers if they won’t give you a better deal on your service going forward. Go to a boutique and ask for a discount.”

― Ivanka Trump

“I find that often, room service menus are highly condensed. They tend to be a little bit fast food-oriented, even at the finest hotels.”

― Ivanka Trump

“We didn’t have our online service developed. We had never shipped a console game before as a company. So we were developing a lot of new competencies as a company and assembling a new team.”

― J Allard

“There’s a truth about public service that is often unspoken and rarely understood – that the role of our elected officials is about much more than balancing budgets and ensuring the delivery of essential services.”

― J. B. Pritzker

“To serve in the modern military – or to be the uncle, parent or sibling of one who does – is to treat the necessary service and sacrifice of war with a sacred honor. In my community, we pile into cars and drive hundreds of miles to watch our children’s graduation from basic training.”

― J. D. Vance

“My military service is the thing I’m most proud of, but when I think of everything happening in the Middle East, I can’t help but tell myself I wish we would have achieved some sort of lasting victory. No one touched that subject before Trump, especially not in the Republican Party.”

― J. D. Vance

“I am proud of my service and proud of those who served alongside me. But war is about more than service and sacrifice – it’s about winning.”

― J. D. Vance

“The most important service to others is service to those who are not like yourself.”

― J. Irwin Miller

“Coming from TV and film, rule number one is that you always service the main character first and foremost. If that’s not working, you’ve got nothing.”

― J. Michael Straczynski

“The whole point of Superman, as originally created, was to be the ally of those who had no other allies. It put that magnitude of power, the most powerful guy in the world, in the service of those who had no hope, no chance.”

― J. Michael Straczynski

“Obviously, I don’t like to use my new celebrity status as a way to get first class service at a restaurant. For me, it’s just more special to use it for good.”

― J. R. Martinez

“When your dreams include service to others – accomplishing something that contributes to others – it also accelerates the accomplishment of that goal. People want to be part of something that contributes and makes a difference.”

― Jack Canfield

“My parents were immigrants who started a nursery as a way to get us kids through school. I learned around the dinner table about customer service and cash flow and paying bills.”

― Jack Dangermond

“I’m not in a position to go back into public service.”

― Jack Keane

“I think there’s no higher calling in terms of a career than public service, which is a chance to make a difference in people’s lives and improve the world.”

― Jack Lew

“Our philosophy is that we want to be an ecosystem. Our philosophy is to empower others to sell, empower others to service, making sure the other people are more powerful than us. With our technology, our innovation, our partners – 10 million small business sellers – they can compete with Microsoft and IBM.”

― Jack Ma

“I’m most interested in public service. I think that’s something that I got from being part of my family, which is such an honor.”

― Jack Schlossberg

“I’m inspired by my family’s legacy of public service. It’s something that I’m very proud of.”

― Jack Schlossberg

“He owned a service station, and I used to go there and piddle around – pump some gas, get in the way.”

― Jack Youngblood

“The experience in Iraq has taken away the essential trust which political leaders need before embarking on military action. It was meant to be about weapons of mass destruction rather than regime change. Unfortunately, the nation was misled, and secret service information was misused.”

― Jacob Rees-Mogg

“Our leaders pay lip service to the freedoms that democracy provides while actually supporting an economic structure that imprisons its citizens under more and more debt.”

― Jacque Fresco

“Not surprisingly, most people feel most beautiful when they are involved in an act of service, or are doing something that makes them feel generous, connected, or seen by others.”

― Jacqueline Novogratz

“My mother was a single mom whose days were spent as a customer service rep at Con Edison in downtown Brooklyn.”

― Jacqueline Woodson

“When I was in Turks & Caicos, a bug jumped out of my room service menu. That kind of freaked me out.”

― Jacquelyn Jablonski

“The worst job I ever had was when I had to try to sell a service for medical waste treatment.”

― Jaime Camil

“I think environmentalists do no service to their cause by taking fundamentalist stances. I am not defending corporate India’s track record, but for many environmental problems, there are technological solutions.”

― Jairam Ramesh

“I don’t think my approach to acting is all necessarily in service of the character. I think, selfishly, I’ve put it in service of myself, my perspective on the world and helping my life.”

― Jake Gyllenhaal

“I got invited to the White House, and I tried to sleep there overnight without permission. The Secret Service came to my house, and I had to talk to them. They legally couldn’t do anything because I didn’t do anything wrong, but they yelled at me like a principal.”

― Jake Paul

“The civil service can never be placed on a satisfactory basis until it is regulated by law.”

― James A. Garfield

“I like touring, and I like stopping off at service stations and driving along motorways.”

― James Acaster

“Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust. Service brings satisfaction. Cooperation proves the quality of leadership.”

― James Cash Penney

“It is the service we are not obliged to give that people value most.”

― James Cash Penney

“A store’s best advertisement is the service its goods render, for upon such service rest the future, the good-will, of an organization.”

― James Cash Penney

“Secretary Clinton used several different servers and administrators of those servers during her four years at the State Department and used numerous mobile devices to view and send e-mail on that personal domain. As new servers and equipment were employed, older servers were taken out of service, stored, and decommissioned in various ways.”

― James Comey

“My passion for service came from my parents, and my community involvement began at a very young age, when I volunteered with the local Chamber of Commerce in Lowell, MA to help revitalize our city.”

― James Costos

“Modern conveniences grant us more free time to focus on spiritual needs and devote more time to personal service. But the basic element which should never change in the lives of righteous young women is giving service to others.”

― James E. Faust

“I prefer to bring these to the service of story rather than to let them replace narrative.”

― James E. Gunn

“When a company is charging money for a product – as Evernote does for all above its most basic service, and same for Dropbox and SugarSync – you understand its incentive for sticking with that product.”

― James Fallows

“I had gone to law school thinking that I would do something in the service of black people.”

― James Forman, Jr.

“A lot of the people in San Francisco think of themselves as healers – not just as people delivering this base service, but giving their clients spiritual help. It’s almost like being an actor, playing a different part for each trick.”

― James Franco

“Once it becomes impossible for members of Congress to make a career of legislative service, the temptation to bend a vote for whatever reason may yield to the better angels of their nature.”

― James L. Buckley

“All of us at Cablevision and MSG owe Dave Checketts a debt of gratitude for 10 years of service.”

― James L. Dolan

“What I like about sceptics is that in good science you need critics that make you think: ‘Crumbs, have I made a mistake here?’ If you don’t have that continuously, you really are up the creek. The good sceptics have done a good service, but some of the mad ones I think have not done anyone any favours.”

― James Lovelock

“When I first ran for public office, it was with the passion and idealism of a young man who believed that government could help make our lives better, that public service was a calling and that citizenship demanded responsibilities. There was a greater good.”

― James McGreevey

“I try to use whatever I know about photography to be of service to the people I’m photographing.”

― James Nachtwey

“Profit is not the legitimate purpose of business. The legitimate purpose of business is to provide a product or service that people need and do it so well that it’s profitable.”

― James Rouse

“For me, when working on a film or play or television show, everything for me starts with the screenplay and I am devoted to that and that is what I work from. Any research I do or any preparation I do on my own is all ultimately in service of that.”

― James Spader

“We danced on the lip of the volcano, so to speak. We were young, too. And New York was still a big, open city where anything could happen and anyone could be star. Rents were cheap, creativity was encouraged, and bottle service was still 20 years away. That was the era the Club Kids came into.”

― James St. James

“Living in London, you feel the sense of how it has developed into a service city. People come here from around the world – both to launder their money and launder their reputations.”

― James Watkins

“As creative people, we should be really conscious of being of service in our work, being as generous as we can.”

― Jami Attenberg

“Food service workers, home care workers, farm workers, and other low-wage workers log long hours. They come home tired after providing services and producing goods that make our country stronger. They deserve fair treatment from their employers, and they deserve a voice in collective bargaining.”

― Jan Schakowsky

“No military contractors should have a ‘shoot first’ culture that puts civilians or our brave military service members in danger.”

― Jan Schakowsky

“I feel like I am in the service of the poem. The poem isn’t something I make. The poem is something I serve.”

― Jane Hirshfield

“I think lawyers who engage in pro bono service to protect those who cannot help themselves are truly the heroes and the heroines of the legal profession.”

― Janet Reno

“While service in the Department of Justice is itself one of the highest forms of public service, the Department further strides to increase access to justice for all and to strengthen our communities.”

― Janet Reno

“I think my mom and dad knew from the very beginning that I was destined to go into public service.”

― Janice Hahn

“I was born into public service.”

― Janice Hahn

“I met Peter O’Toole for the first time at Dad’s memorial service because my Dad didn’t hang around with people like that when we were around. We didn’t grow up with Richard Burton coming around to tea.”

― Jared Harris

“While most of my public service work centers on improving our schools and fixing our broken immigration system, I also strongly stand for personal freedom.”

― Jared Polis

“There is no community service in ‘Seinfeld.’ But rather than lauding that, I think it shows the insane banality of it.”

― Jason Alexander

“Instant access to anything is the future. So if you need a tutor or a baby sitter or a massage or any service, it’s going to be instantly available, 24 hours a day, through your phone, with one click.”

― Jason Calacanis

“I got more whistleblowers from the Secret Service than I do anywhere else. And if you look at that department and agency, it’s the one place you can never, ever, ever make a mistake – ever.”

― Jason Chaffetz

“Customers buy Basecamp without ever having to interact with us. If they do have a question, we handle everything via email. We’ve been in the business of automation. We’ve never really valued full service.”

― Jason Fried

“I believe if you start a business with the intent of making it huge, you’re already prioritizing the wrong thing. Size is important, but it’s a byproduct of a whole bunch of other things that are worth way more of your mental energy – customers, service, quality.”

― Jason Fried

“The Holiday Inn Express brand is known for great service, comfortable beds, all-you-can-eat ice from machines at every hotel, so I was pretty excited when they asked me to be a part of their Smart Thinking Platform.”

― Jason Jones

“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.”

― Jason Kander

“I signed up for military service in the months following 9/11, and later, as a military intelligence officer, I felt called, like so many others, to volunteer for deployment and service in Afghanistan.”

― Jason Kander

“We were at a kibbutz, and we were at a Shabbat service, and I opened up the prayer book, and on the first page, it said that the prayer book was in thanks to the sponsorship of this family in a temple in Kansas City. For me, it was a moment when I really kind of connected in a real serious way with my personal identity as a Jew.”

― Jason Kander

“I think the relationship between cable and satellite and telco pay TV service providers and the content industry is a very, very solid one.”

― Jason Kilar

“We’re simple-minded, the team at Hulu, which is, we think if we can obsess over quality and build a better mousetrap, that good things will happen. Users will adopt the service, advertisers will see great value in it, and that’s what we’re seeing.”

― Jason Kilar

“Citizenship consists in the service of the country.”

― Jawaharlal Nehru

“My dad was in the service, so I went to 12 schools in 13 years.”

― Jay Ellis

“I’ve dedicated my life in public service to defeating climate change.”

― Jay Inslee

“Because of the Internet’s open platform, entrepreneurs have started small businesses, innovators have created online services, and webcasters have produced a diversity of news-information sources. We must make sure that winners and losers are decided by the marketplace and not your Internet service provider.”

― Jay Inslee

“For over 25 years, Lacy Clay has been a powerful voice for working families and a tireless advocate for the people of St. Louis. And throughout his long career in public service, I’ve considered Lacy a close personal friend.”

― Jay Nixon

“The Affinity ISP gives Motorhead unique brand-building power they never had before plus the opportunity to stay connected with their fan base and provide a truly valuable service to their crew, sponsors, supporters, fans, and their families.”

― Jay Penske

“YouTube began as a failed video-dating site. Twitter was a failed music service. In each case, the founders continued to try new concepts when their big ideas failed. They often worked around the clock to try to overcome their failure before all their capital was spent. Speed to fail gives a startup more runway to pivot and ultimately succeed.”

― Jay Samit

“We are all in this together. We want to have, I suppose, a single point of entry so that anyone coming near a disability service can get a very complete picture. Government needs to understand that picture, and we need to be able to offer somebody a one-stop shop.”

― Jay Weatherill

“I did work at a mall in college – I think retail/customer service is just one of the most hideous jobs in the world. So I always try to be extra nice when I go into a store. But malls are part of our culture, if you watched any teen comedy in the ’80s. it’s clear that malls are where we live!”

― Jayma Mays

“For me, getting young people engaged in politics and public service is really one of the most fun things that I get to do.”

― Jeanne Shaheen

“I’ve been so blessed to be part of a family that has dedicated its life to public service.”

― Jeb Bush

“I have a proven record, a record of accomplishment, a record of cutting taxes, of shrinking the government, of reforming education, of challenging the status quo, eliminating career civil service protections, shrinking the government workforce by 11 percent, but leading the nation in job growth.”

― Jeb Bush

“The best customer service is if the customer doesn’t need to call you, doesn’t need to talk to you. It just works.”

― Jeff Bezos

“You want your customers to value your service.”

― Jeff Bezos

“As an actor, you’re always at the service of somebody else’s vision. In a play, it’s more of the director’s vision, and he or she’s got their hands on you all the way up to opening night, and if it’s a film, there are even more people.”

― Jeff Daniels

“We want a faithful Catholic businessman not to have to provide a service he finds unethical.”

― Jeff Fortenberry

“Based on my experience, I believe that Ben Sasse has the right policy background, a notable commitment to public service – and, perhaps most importantly, the courage – to help renew our country.”

― Jeff Fortenberry

“With the consent of the people, I will seek to continue service in Congress for the well-being of our state and our nation.”

― Jeff Fortenberry

“I do believe very much in the idea of unexpected or ‘convulsive’ beauty – beauty in the service of liberty.”

― Jeff Vandermeer

“People often ask me why I choose to primarily play queer characters, and my answer is that as a queer man, I choose to align myself with projects in which I can be of service for a purpose greater than myself: to be for an audience of queer people of color, something I didn’t have the privilege of seeing as a young man.”

― Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman

“I’ve always been a ‘write first’ artist: the drawings are always in service of the writing.”

― Jeffrey Brown

“Your customers are judging every aspect of every transaction and rating everything, from friendliness of people to ease of doing business to quality of product to service after the sale.”

― Jeffrey Gitomer

“Every single person in every single company is either in sales or affects sales. Every single person in every single company is either in service or affects service.”

― Jeffrey Gitomer

“Many salespeople are trying to make their quota rather than developing a deeper belief in their product or service – and even worse, they don’t have a strong enough belief in themselves.”

― Jeffrey Gitomer

“The key in mastering any kind of sales is switching statements about you and how great you are and what you do, to statements about them, and how great they are and how they will produce more and profit more from ownership of your product or service.”

― Jeffrey Gitomer

“Business leaders should provide expertise in service of our country. My predecessors at GE have done so, as have leaders of many other great American companies.”

― Jeffrey R. Immelt

“SoundCloud took a community-first approach to building its business, prioritizing finding artists to post on its service over making deals with music labels to license their music, the approach taken by Spotify.”

― Jenna Wortham

“Thinking about Amazon’s restraints – the company has never tried to introduce a social network or an email service, for example – you can understand something about the future Amazon seems to envision: A time when no screen is needed at all, just your voice.”

― Jenna Wortham

“Public service used to be the highest of callings, until people like Madame Voldemort vilified it.”

― Jennifer Granholm

“There should be more booing in shops and restaurants and places like that when when the service is bad. If you’ve had a poor breakfast in a hotel, you should put your knife and fork down and boo.”

― Jenny Eclair

“When I first started touring, we had a crappy van, and we would all share rooms. So for many years as a grown adult woman, I would share a bed with a bandmate, whether it would be Jimmy Tamborello from the Postal Service or Pierre De Reeder from Rilo Kiley, just a pillow barrier between us sleeping on the same bed.”

― Jenny Lewis

“When I travel, I like to take advantage of room service. I’m really into eggs Benedict in the morning.”

― Jenny McCarthy

“If we can make great games for PS3 players… how many PS3 players are out there? If we can make great games for everybody, that’s a much bigger service. There’s no reason I shouldn’t do that.”

― Jenova Chen

“It is widely accepted and understood that consumer decisions are as much influenced by emotional attachments to a product or service as by factors like price and performance. So why is it that when it comes to most aspects of human transportation, the world still seems to believe people are rational machines?”

― Jens Martin Skibsted

“There is a self interest in voting for a society where there is health care for all, where there’s a mental health service for all, where there is education service for all.”

― Jeremy Corbyn

“In the very beginning, Yelp started as a service where we really didn’t think people would write reviews for fun. The whole concept of user-generated content was pretty nascent in 2004.”

― Jeremy Stoppelman

“Amtrak is extremely important to the economy of Southern Illinois and I will continue to work with state and local leaders and my colleagues in Congress to secure the necessary funding to maintain full service.”

― Jerry Costello

“Train service is particularly vital for the students and employees of Southern Illinois University.”

― Jerry Costello

“Like other universities do, Liberty hosts a number of events for outside organizations, businesses, and schools simply because we have the facilities that can accommodate them. It is a form of community service by Liberty and, because we are centrally located in the state, our campus is a good option for state events.”

― Jerry Falwell, Jr.

“The rail service is important for my district.”

― Jerry Weller

“I prefer playing characters that are going through turmoil. Most movie characters are just in service to the story.”

― Jesse Eisenberg

“Negroes’ problem is that they do not have their egos. That’s why our churches end up having a white service, because our preacher is not arrogant enough to take God’s word, so he have to go and get some white fellow’s agenda and put it in his church.”

― Jesse Jackson

“I was extended secret service protection during my presidential run in 1984, when I received the most death threats ever made toward a candidate.”

― Jesse Jackson

“For the spouse of someone in the service, you are your own provider, your own lover, you own best friend while that person’s gone – the mother and father if you have kids.”

― Jessy Schram

“Accepting money from the federal government to conduct research places academic inquiry in the service of national interests.”

― Jill Lepore

“Most people privilege the technology, almost as if actors are in service to the machine.”

― Jill Soloway

“On some sets, if a helicopter goes by, what would normally happen is that somebody would go, ‘There’s a helicopter. Stop.’ I’d never stop for a helicopter. I am always trying to make sure that the machine is in service to the actors.”

― Jill Soloway

“When you think of the sacrifices our firefighters make, think about the service of soldiers in foreign lands and listen to their lives, you have to be careful that whatever you do, don’t cast a shadow on what these great people do.”

― Jim Brown

“The Crime Victims Fund is distributed to service providers who assist millions of crime victims annually throughout our communities in a host of ways. It is paid for by fines levied on criminals, not taxpayers.”

― Jim Costa

“All of WhatsApp’s growth has come from happy customers encouraging their friends to try the service.”

― Jim Goetz

“It has been a tremendous privilege to serve the people of Utah during my time in the United States House of Representatives, but my time in the House should not be the sum total of my service.”

― Jim Matheson

“When I launched my first campaign in 1999, I knew that the arc of my public service would have many chapters.”

― Jim Matheson

“For whatever trauma came with service in tough circumstances, we should take what we learned – take our post-traumatic growth – and, like past generations coming home, bring our sharpened strengths to bear, bring our attitude of gratitude to bear.”

― Jim Mattis

“Our nation owes a debt of gratitude to the 9/11 Commission members for their valuable service and important recommendations to improve homeland security.”

― Jim Ramstad

“Reducing trade barriers with this key ally will go a long way toward increasing market access for American farmers, manufacturers and service providers.”

― Jim Ramstad

“Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness – great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.”

― Jim Rohn

“Thanos came to me while I was taking a psychology class in college after coming out of the service; the ol’ Thanos/Eros concept.”

― Jim Starlin

“Vietnam affected everything in life while it went on. My time in the service made it clear to me that what we were being told in our newspapers and newscasts, back in the States, wasn’t half the story of what was really going on.”

― Jim Starlin

“No, we are not the master of the state, said King. We are not the servant of the state. We are the conscience of the state. The churches or the religious community should be, I think, the conscience of the state. We’re not just service providers.”

― Jim Wallis

“New Yorkers should know that no one in the Administration, at the Department of Defense, or at the Selective Service System is advocating the reinstatement of the mandatory draft in any form.”

― Jim Walsh

“The venerable Robert E. Lee has taken some vicious hits, as dishonest or misinformed advocates among political interest groups and in academia attempt to twist yesterday’s America into a fantasy that might better service the political issues of today.”

― Jim Webb

“The function of combat is not merely to perpetrate violence, but to perpetrate violence on command, instantaneously and reflexively. The function of the service academies is to prepare men for leadership positions where they may someday exercise that command.”

― Jim Webb

“I fought as an infantry Marine on one of the Vietnam War’s harshest battlefields. After leaving the Marine Corps, I studied law and found a fulfilling career as an author and journalist. But again and again, I came back to the personal fulfillment that can only come from public service.”

― Jim Webb

“Staying in luxury hotels still gives me a kick, especially Oulton Hall in Yorkshire. I’d stay in a hotel for the breakfast and room service.”

― Jimmy Carr

“You can not divorce religious belief and public service. I’ve never detected any conflict between God’s will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.”

― Jimmy Carter

“You can’t divorce religious belief and public service I’ve never detected any conflict between God’s will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.”

― Jimmy Carter

“People need service – great service where music is concerned.”

― Jimmy Iovine

“A music service needs to be more than a bunch of songs and a few playlists.”

― Jimmy Iovine

“To get people to pay for something that you built, it has to be of service. It has to make somebody’s life better.”

― Jimmy Iovine

“We’re trying to make the music service a cultural point of reference, and that’s why we’re making video. We’re making video for our Apple Music customers and our future customers.”

― Jimmy Iovine

“I think I’m in the service business. I mean, our sandwiches are pretty good; I don’t know if they’re extraordinary. But our service is.”

― Jimmy John Liautaud

“I think my service is better than my food… I focus so much on the service.”

― Jimmy John Liautaud

“A lot of disc jockeys make the mistake of thinking that they’re sex symbols, and then they get a rude awakening. But I always realised that I was a service industry.”

― Jimmy Savile

“Managers of hospitals over the years have been increasingly recruited from outside the health service, and although their experience of running a supermarket chain might allow them to balance the books, it does not mean they have any insight into how a ward should be managed and patients best served.”

― Jo Brand

“Of course great hotels have always been social ideas, flawless mirrors to the particular societies they service.”

― Joan Didion

“The Postal Service’s unmatched ability to reach every household and business in America six days a week is a vital part of the nation’s infrastructure.”

― Joe Baca

“The Postal Service delivers mail six days a week to nearly 140 million addresses. Every year this number increases by 2 million.”

― Joe Baca

“Here at home, when Americans were standing in long lines to give blood after the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, we squandered an obvious opportunity to make service a noble cause again, and rekindle an American spirit of community.”

― Joe Biden

“The reality is that people know my character, and they know my service.”

― Joe Garcia

“My role is to think about what the future could be for Airbnb – and that includes crafting an effortless and easy-to-use service on any platform, whether mobile, tablet, or Web.”

― Joe Gebbia

“My decision to look seriously at elected office is grounded in a deep commitment to public service and my experience – both my own and that of my family – in finding just, practical, and bipartisan solutions to difficult challenges.”

― Joe Kennedy III

“I’m extremely proud of my family’s record of public service to Massachusetts and the nation.”

― Joe Kennedy III

“Elective office and public service are obviously something that have long ties with my family, and something I’m definitely interested in.”

― Joe Kennedy III

“My father was in the military; he was a captain. His service was to quote-unquote integrate the Armed Forces overseas.”

― Joe Morton

“My father was in the service. His job was to integrate the Armed Forces overseas. So that meant we showed up at military bases in Okinawa or Germany, racially unannounced. That made me, in that particular society if you will, the outsider.”

― Joe Morton

“Then when I went to Iraq and saw the strength and character the men and women in our military service exhibit every day and their belief in what they’re doing, I knew I wanted to get that on film and share it with everyone. They are my inspiration.”

― Joe Nichols

“What we do is service a story first, and then you figure out how to pay for it later. If the narrative isn’t your primary focus, then the movie is going to become diluted, and you don’t have a movie that is as good as it could be, so it probably won’t make as much money.”

― Joe Russo

“American actors are very different to British actors who have generally studied and been brought up culturally with the sense that the writer is the star and that their job is to serve the writing. Whereas Hollywood actors are brought up to believe that the actor is the star, and everything and everybody is in the service of them.”

― Joe Wright

“In my early teens, I knew I wanted to do television production. I loved cameras, editing and producing, anything that had to do with television production. My friend had a production studio across town, and we’d go over there at night and shoot and edit. I produced my father’s televised service for 17 years.”

― Joel Osteen

“If I’m successful in fooling a wire service, I don’t really have to do anything else to promote the story.”

― Joey Skaggs

“Power always thinks… that it is doing God’s service when it is violating all his laws.”

― John Adams

“We cannot afford to have any large section of the business world in doubt whether they have broken the laws or not, and we cannot let the laws become a dead letter through vagueness. In this view it is clear that an administrative commission can render invaluable service.”

― John Bates Clark

“Prior to email, our private correspondence was secured by a government institution called the postal service. Today, we trust AOL, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook, or Gmail with our private utterances.”

― John Battelle

“You happily give Facebook terabytes of structured data about yourself, content with the implicit tradeoff that Facebook is going to give you a social service that makes your life better.”

― John Battelle

“Anytime Facebook wants to change how it might use all that data about you, in any way, across any service it has within the Facebook ecosystem, all it has to do is change one privacy policy, tell you about it, and that’s that.”

― John Battelle

“I have done a pretty good job of partitioning my life digitally, posting utterances and stories that I’m happy to share with anyone on Twitter, leaving a few sparse comments and ‘Likes’ on Facebook (I’m not a huge user of the service, I’ll be honest), and sending any number of photos to thousands of ‘followers’ on Instagram and Tumblr.”

― John Battelle

“Way back in 2008, when the iPhone was new and Instagram was a gleam in Kevin Systrom’s eye, I was involved in creating a service called CrowdFire. It was a way for fans at a festival (the first was Outside Lands) to share photos, tweets, and texts in a location and event specific way.”

― John Battelle

“’Dependent web’ platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Google and Yahoo are where people go to discover and share new content. Independent sites are the millions of blogs, community and service sites where passionate individuals ‘hang out’ with like-minded folks. This is where shared content is often created.”

― John Battelle

“In conversation marketing, you’re providing a service, a continuing dialogue whose course through the Web is unknown. The more value it adds to the ecosystem, the more it will be shared, amplified and celebrated.”

― John Battelle

“On balance, I would say that anybody who reminds our lords and masters that the computerized society is fragile… has definitely done a service to the public at large.”

― John Brunner

“Financial service providers act as the lubricating oil in the economy. They link consumers who want to invest their savings for a good return with companies who want to borrow on best terms for expansion.”

― John Bruton

“For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice – no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.”

― John Burroughs

“It is a fundamental rule with me not to vote for a loan or tax bill till I am satisfied it is necessary for the public service, and then not if the deficiency can be avoided by lopping off unnecessary objects of expenditure or the enforcement of an exact and judicious economy in the public disbursements.”

― John C. Calhoun

“There was no measure that required greater caution or more severe scrutiny than one to impose taxes or raise a loan, be the form what it may. I hold that government has no right to do either, except when the public service makes it imperiously necessary, and then only to the extent that it requires.”

― John C. Calhoun

“It’s true that the skills required to be a conman are the same as those required for being an actor. Though those skills are in the service of something a bit more noble with acting, I hope.”

― John C. Reilly

“I started out in journalism in the mid ’90s working for the sister wire service of the ‘Wall Street Journal,’ which is called Dow Jones Newswires. Then I joined the ‘Journal’ in its Brussels bureau back in 1999.”

― John Carreyrou

“In 1962, Popjak and I left the service of the Medical Research Council and became co-directors of the Milstead Laboratory of Chemical Enzymology set up by Shell Research Ltd.”

― John Cornforth

“During their service, men and women in our Armed Forces live by a common creed, promising never to leave a soldier behind. We should live by the same principle. When our veterans are asked to travel hundreds of miles for care that’s offered right next door, we simply aren’t living up to that standard, and something has to change.”

― John Delaney

“Our veterans and service members are known for their strength, but when they’re recovering from an operation or receiving emergency care, that strength can depend on seeing a spouse, talking with the kids or just knowing that loved ones are by their side. It isn’t difficult to imagine what a difference keeping families together can make.”

― John Delaney

“No veteran or active duty service member should endure a long hospital stay alone. Yet sadly, due to the high cost of travel, all too often our military families are separated while America’s heroes receive care. Sometimes families sleep in hospital parking lots, unable to afford long stays in a hotel.”

― John Delaney

“So I think there’s a potential to make tuition free at public universities as part as young people doing national service. I think that is the most realistic option.”

― John Delaney

“As experimentation becomes more complex, the need for the co-operation in it of technical elements from outside becomes greater and the modern laboratory tends increasingly to resemble the factory and to employ in its service increasing numbers of purely routine workers.”

― John Desmond Bernal

“Those with less of a sense of service to the nation never understand it when men and women of character step forward to look danger and adversity straight in the eye, refusing to blink, or give ground, even to their own deaths. The protected can’t begin to understand the price paid so they and their families can sleep safe and free at night.”

― John F. Kelly

“A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living. Today’s military rejects include tomorrow’s hard-core unemployed.”

― John F. Kennedy

“I saw courage both in the Vietnam War and in the struggle to stop it. I learned that patriotism includes protest, not just military service.”

― John F. Kerry

“Today, Web services is really about developing for the server. What it means to developers is any set of systems services that you make a Web service you to access by any kind of device with a highly interactive client, not just a browser.”

― John Fowler

“Religion was nearly dead because there was no longer real belief in future life; but something was struggling to take its place – service – social service – the ants creed, the bees creed.”

― John Galsworthy

“We at Sun Cellular will definitely continue our consistent business policy of offering the best value for consumers’ money. Yes, we shall offer the most affordable but reliable service.”

― John Gokongwei

“Evading military service has a long history in American life.”

― John Gregory Dunne

“Many of the basic lessons of business, such as the critical value of customer service or measuring risk against reward when investing capital, have essential application in government, but not in a vacuum.”

― John Hickenlooper

“I was an entrepreneur myself and often say that I’m on loan to public service.”

― John Hickenlooper

“The Civil Service is a vital economic asset to the UK – firstly, in the way it creates a framework for excellence in service delivery and secondly, in how it helps organise the best way to deliver modern public services on which both businesses and individuals depend.”

― John Hutton

“The Internet is the first technology since the printing press which could lower the cost of a great education and, in doing so, make that cost-benefit analysis much easier for most students. It could allow American schools to service twice as many students as they do now, and in ways that are both effective and cost-effective.”

― John Katzman

“The Internet rewards scale; by trading higher up-front costs for lower marginal cost, market leaders can invest in better technology and service. As a result, there is nothing online that is both great in quality and small in scale. Amazon wasn’t originally a better bookstore than the small shops we mourn, but it is now.”

― John Katzman

“I think it is only natural that people have anxiety about the economy because the economy is real. It is their job, their ability to service their mortgage and look after their family. And in the final analysis, nothing is more important than your capacity as a breadwinner or an earner to provide for those that rely on you.”

― John Key

“I certainly have opinions about things, but we’re a service organization. Our job is to try and realize the director’s vision.”

― John Knoll

“In all our businesses, we are out to build local capability in four basic aspects – product line, manufacturing and supply chain, the service team, and the financing and investment capability.”

― John L. Flannery

“The way the films look will never entertain an audience alone. It has to be in the service of a good story with great characters.”

― John Lasseter

“I began writing when I was still in the British Foreign Service, and it was then understood that even if you wrote about butterfly collecting, you used another name.”

― John le Carre

“SIS, the Secret Intelligence Service, also known as MI6, also has no executive powers and operates abroad on CIA lines, but with a tiny percentage of the budget and a tiny percentage of the personnel.”

― John le Carre

“The Secret Intelligence Service I knew occupied dusky suites of little rooms opposite St James’s Park Tube station in London.”

― John le Carre

“Let us also reflect on the honorable service of our men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces currently serving our country overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan, and around the world.”

― John Linder

“I grew up with this crazy upbringing of living many places and always being the new kid in town, not like a service brat where you’re always going to school with other new kids in town. I was constantly arriving in small towns and going to school with kids who’d been together since they were in kindergarten.”

― John Lithgow

“But the fact is, Mr. Chairman, for all the challenges the Postal Service of the 21st century faces, it still retains its traditional place as a key cog in how American businesses conduct their affairs and how Americans all across this land communicate.”

― John M. McHugh

“One only has to look at the performance of the economy to understand how it shapes the perspective of America’s youth about military service.”

― John M. McHugh

“Americans have an expectation that the Postal Service will abide by its well-known, although unofficial, motto – a commitment to deliver.”

― John M. McHugh

“Now that this legislation has passed the House, I look forward to the vote in the Senate that will bring us to Conference, where we can resolve any outstanding issues and make this postal reform reality – for the Postal Service and for all Americans.”

― John M. McHugh

“Postal service of today is far removed from that of 30 years ago when reform was last enacted.”

― John M. McHugh

“Some of the greatest businesses operating from a deeper purpose have a real commitment to service, like Four Seasons, Joie de Vivre hotels, Southwest Airlines, and JetBlue.”

― John Mackey

“Customers want high-quality food, good service, and good store experience, and most retailers fail to deliver on those.”

― John Mackey

“Health care is a service that we all need, but just like food and shelter, it is best provided through voluntary and mutually beneficial market exchanges.”

― John Mackey

“Civic participation over a lifetime, working in neighborhoods and communities and service of all kinds – military and civilian, full-time and part-time, national and international – will strengthen America’s civic purpose.”

― John McCain

“I don’t care a damn for your loyal service when you think I am right; when I really want it most is when you think I am wrong.”

― John Monash

“America has also forever lost the service of thousands of good soldiers who are now disabled as a result of battle wounds in Iraq. Many others will need mental and emotional rehabilitation before they can return to normal life.”

― John Olver

“It is certainly for the interest of the service that a cordial interchange of civilities should subsist between superior and inferior officers, and therefore, it is bad policy in superiors to behave towards their inferiors indiscriminately, as though they were of a lower species.”

― John Paul Jones

“I must repeat what I asserted formerly, that unless some happy expedient can be fallen upon to induce the seamen to enter into the service for a longer term than twelve months, it will never be possible to bring them under proper subordination; and subordination is as necessary, nay, far more so in the fleet than in the army.”

― John Paul Jones

“For me, if I have done my duty, the continued approbation of Congress and the Marine Committee will make me rich indeed, and far more than reward me for a life of service devoted from principles of philanthropy, to support the dignity of human nature.”

― John Paul Jones

“Google, Amazon, Apple. Any number of cloud providers and computer service providers who can increasingly limit your access to your own information, control all your processing, take away your data if they want to, and observe everything you do; in a way, that does give them some leverage over your own life.”

― John Perry Barlow

“Classic nineteenth century European imperialists believed they were literally on a mission. I don’t believe that the imperialists these days have that same sense of public service. They are simply pirates.”

― John Pilger

“Your customers are the lifeblood of your business. Their needs and wants impact every aspect of your business, from product development to content marketing to sales to customer service.”

― John Rampton

“I am always very grateful that I do not have to rely for my meal on a nationalised dinner service working as well as the Post Office on strike day.”

― John Redwood

“I am mightily relieved that my holiday does not come after a long queue with the National Holiday Service, complete with bedroom-sharing like the NHS.”

― John Redwood

“When the telecoms system in the U.K. was made to compete and to seek private capital, many worried that the service would get worse and there would be a further shortage of investment. They were wrong on both counts. Technology was transformed, and investment soared. Prices went down; choice and usage went up.”

― John Redwood

“It is not about the money. It’s the public service aspect. Absolutely, I think it has qualities of redemption. The city gets a second chance. I get a second chance.”

― John Rowland

“As a brand marketer, I’m a big believer in ‘branding the customer experience,’ not just selling the service.”

― John Sculley

“Health innovation, enabled by digital technologies to build big consumer service brands, is an incredibly interesting, complex problem to work on.”

― John Sculley

“Our primary goal in the consumer health service companies I back is helping them create an uncompromisingly great consumer experience.”

― John Sculley

“Spotify appeared nine years after Napster, the pioneering file-sharing service, which unleashed piracy on the record business and began the cataclysm that caused worldwide revenues to decline from a peak of twenty-seven billion dollars in 1999 to fifteen billion in 2013.”

― John Seabrook

“Even if my mother had no qualms of conscience concerning ownership of negroes, her sense of duty carried her far beyond the mere supplying of their physical needs, or requiring that they render faithful service.”

― John Sergeant Wise

“I may have grown cynical from long service, but this is a tendency I do not like, and I sometimes think I’d rather be a dog and bay at the moon than stay in the Senate another six years and listen to it.”

― John Sharp Williams

“The original judgment of the FBI, the Secret Service, and the CIA was that there were three shots. I don’t think that convinced us except as a statement by people, many of them who were familiar with ballistics. This question troubled me greatly.”

― John Sherman Cooper

“There’s hardly any precedent for a guy like me to have the career that I’ve had. Because I grew up the way I grew up, I’m an in-your-face kind of guy. I developed that as a defense mechanism to survive in the streets. I do that in Hollywood in the service of my passion.”

― John Singleton

“The Internet creates as well as destroys. Social networks, search advertising, and cloud computing are multibillion dollar industries that didn’t exist 10 years ago. They are products of the same force that has rendered the Postal Service’s core business obsolete.”

― John Sununu

“Growing up, I was encouraged to get a good education, get a real job doing something I enjoyed, and, should the opportunity present itself, consider public service as just that: a chance to serve, not an end in itself.”

― John Sununu

“Critics might contend that putting former private-sector CEOs in the president’s Cabinet places the fox in the henhouse. But it’s unlikely such executives would expose themselves to the headaches if they weren’t genuinely motivated by the call to service.”

― John Sununu

“The number one objective is that people who make the investment in digitization, whether they are governments or service providers, get a reasonable return.”

― John T. Chambers

“What NDS did is allow us to move into video capability with large service providers or cable providers – and the ability to do this out of the cloud. And that allows you to do it faster.”

― John T. Chambers

“Like a lot of people, I’m interested in public service and want to do as much as I can to change the direction of this country and will give some consideration to that after midterm elections.”

― John Thune

“So ensuring the integrity of the data and integrity and validity of the connection is a very important element in any company’s strategy that is moving towards a Web service paradigm.”

― John W. Thompson

“One Christmas, Dennis Dermody, the movie critic of ‘Paper,’ gave me ‘Rock Hudson: A Gathering of Friends,’ the master invitation list from Rock Hudson’s memorial service. It’s so great. Everyone’s in it, with personal addresses all bound into a book. Someone else once gave me Ike Turner’s will. I get great stuff.”

― John Waters

“As for reputation, though it be a glorious instrument of advancing our Master’s service, yet there is a better than that: a clean heart, a single eye, and a soul full of God. A fair exchange if, by the loss of reputation, we can purchase the lowest degree of purity of heart.”

― John Wesley

“I’d be satisfied just coaching in high school. I turned down a number of colleges when I was teaching in South Bend, Indiana, before I went into the service. I honestly believe that if I hadn’t enlisted in the service, I would never have left high school teaching. I’m sure I would have never left.”

― John Wooden

“Through the humbling dispensations of Divine Providence, men are sometimes fitted for his service.”

― John Woolman

“The highest service that men may attain to on earth is to preach the word of God. This service falls peculiarly to priests, and therefore, God more directly demands it of them.”

― John Wycliffe

“There’s a massive opportunity as more and more millennials and others in cities switch over from car ownership to transportation as a service. They are picking Lyft, and we want to stay focused on that big opportunity.”

― John Zimmer

“Transportation is going to transition from ownership to transportation as a service. What is the best model to address the largest part of that market? We believe it’s peer-to-peer.”

― John Zimmer

“Lyft is the fastest-growing on-demand transportation service in the United States. It’s as easy as opening the Lyft app, clicking a button, and a driver arrives within minutes.”

― John Zimmer

“Commercial real estate always trails residential, and as residential growth flourishes, shopping centers flourish and service the communities, and jobs come out.”

― Johnny Isakson

“Whenever a chef cooks for his own ego rather than his guests, he/she set themselves up for ridicule and failure. In the end, it’s the service industry. Our goal is to make our guests happy through our cooking.”

― Johnny Iuzzini

“I’ve been in the service industry. I’ve bar-tended. I’ve waited tables, and I’ve worked at pizza places; I’ve made pizza. I’ve had a lot of jobs, and many of them were in the food service industry.”

― Jon Favreau

“Basically, if I have no intention of using a service then I won’t bother reverse-engineering it.”

― Jon Johansen

“I will not seek reelection the United States Senate but will retire from public service in January 2013. There is no reason other than the fact than I think it’s time.”

― Jon Kyl

“I found it very helpful not to do the venture round. Instead, I started with very little money, a few thousand dollars, and I did every job myself. I was the first photographer. I was the first customer service rep. I was the first online marketing person.”

― Jon Oringer

“When I decided to run for Congress, I saw it as an opportunity to serve the South Jersey community that had become my home after signing to play for the Philadelphia Eagles. I didn’t choose public service out of political ambition or a desire for power, and never once thought of making a career of it.”

― Jon Runyan

“A bar is a factory, a marketing organization, and a service organization all in one.”

― Jon Taffer

“Congress is full of good, decent, smart people who have devoted their lives to public service.”

― Jonathan Haidt

“Growing up, I enjoyed drawing, but it was always in the service of an idea. I drew all the time, and I enjoyed making.”

― Jonathan Ive

“In service industries, we can be so people-pleaser-y that you don’t know how to set your own boundaries.”

― Jonathan Van Ness

“Thanks in part to the Patriot Act, the federal government has been able to demand some details of your online activities from service providers – and not to tell you about it.”

― Jonathan Zittrain

“The Internet works thanks to loose but trusted connections among its many constituent parts, with easy entry and exit for new Internet service providers or new forms of expanding access.”

― Jonathan Zittrain

“I am very proud of my service, and by law, I am defined as a combat veteran.”

― Joni Ernst

“It was only by luck and the blessings of God that my soldiers did not encounter an assault, that we did not run over an IED. And to dishonor our service by saying we’re not worthy of being called combat veterans is insulting to the majority of men and women who serve their country honorably.”

― Joni Ernst

“Due to my work, I tend to stay in hotels a lot of the time, and I generally prefer smaller hotels, as you tend to get better service than in the larger hotels.”

― Jools Holland

“I’ve worked at a Game Stop and had my service turned down before because of the color of my skin. And it’s a shame.”

― Jordan Fisher

“You need more than just a great idea. Your product or service must add an enormous amount of value to some industry. If the idea isn’t completely new, it has to be better, cheaper, or more efficient than what we already have.”

― Jose Ferreira

“I am very excited to partner with Doug Ewert and his team at Men’s Wearhouse to take menswear specialty retail to a new level and to continue with George Zimmer’s vision of great quality, great service, and, of course, great value.”

― Joseph Abboud

“I loved my mission in Switzerland and Germany. As I left on the train from Basel, Switzerland, tears flowed down my cheeks because I knew then that my full-time service in the Church had ended.”

― Joseph B. Wirthlin

“Home teaching is an excellent preparation for missionary service.”

― Joseph B. Wirthlin

“In my early teens, I was a janitor. In high school, I got up early to deliver to accounts that required early service.”

― Joseph B. Wirthlin

“I had examined myself pretty thoroughly and discovered that I was unfit for military service.”

― Joseph Heller

“Service to society is the rent we pay for living on this planet.”

― Joseph Murray

“If a newspaper is to be of real service to the public, it must have a big circulation: first, because its news and its comments must reach the largest possible number of people; second, because circulation means advertising, and advertising means money, and money means independence.”

― Joseph Pulitzer

“So popular is the naval service the only embarrassment is that men volunteer so rapidly we have to work overtime to give them hardy, adequate housing and proper training.”

― Josephus Daniels

“This is the great reward of service, to live, far out and on, in the life of others; this is the mystery of Christ, – to give life’s best for such high sake that it shall be found again unto life eternal.”

― Joshua Chamberlain

“What ‘Scream’ was great at was presenting ironic detachment and then making you actually care about the people that were having it, and juxtaposing it with their situation, all in the service of making a great horror movie. It was fresh.”

― Joss Whedon

“When I became of service to other people I stopped worrying about my weight so much.”

― Judith Light

“I really believe waiting tables, and service industry jobs in general, make you a better person.”

― Judy Greer

“I firmly believe that everyone should have to work in the food service industry at least once in their lives.”

― Judy Greer

“I think there’s a fine line, and once you cross it, you are in a dangerous territory of overhyping your company, your service, and your product and sort of under-delivering. But I think we probably could have been a little more overtly confident in the early days.”

― Julia Hartz

“Four Seasons’ legendary brand epitomizes the highest standards for service in the hospitality industry worldwide.”

― Julia Hartz

“When I first joined the Secret Service in 1983, I was right out of college, having spent the last two or three years of my college experience working as a police officer for the city of Orlando, Florida.”

― Julia Pierson

“Many are attracted to social service – the rewards are immediate, the gratification quick. But if we have social justice, we won’t need social service.”

― Julian Bond

“My grandmother didn’t live to see us begin our lives in public service. But she probably would have thought it extraordinary that just two generations after she arrived in San Antonio, one grandson would be the mayor and the other would be on his way – the good people of San Antonio willing- to the United States Congress.”

― Julian Castro

“Here is what the world looked like in 2000… there were no plug and play solutions for ecommerce/warehouse management and customer service that could scale… which means that we had to employ 40+ engineers. Cloud computing did not exist, which means that we had to have a server farm and several IT people to insure that the site did not go down.”

― Julie Wainwright

“Along the way I have been able to choose some themes which ask questions – not necessarily force a message on anyone, but at least invite the audience to question things: jury service, dignity in dying, Ireland – and not least because they force me to ask myself questions. Where do I stand?”

― Julie Walters

“One way or another, we need to understand that broadband is essentially telephone service, and just as we got to telephone service in the United States to one hundred per cent, we need to do it for broadband.”

― Julius Genachowski

“Healthy competition places discipline on the market and should focus providers on providing the best service at a lower cost.”

― Julius Genachowski

“The injustice done to an individual is sometimes of service to the public.”

― Junius

“It is our duty to be faithful, not with eye service as men pleasers.”

― Jupiter Hammon

“You have discovered so much kindness and good will to those you thought were oppressed, and had no helper, that I am sure you will not despise what I have wrote, if you judge it will be of any service to them.”

― Jupiter Hammon

“I’m a Baha’i; we really believe in Baha’i faith that our work has to be our service, especially in the arts.”

― Justin Baldoni

“The downside of doing a multi-protagonist movie is that you don’t get to service each character as you would if they were the central protagonist of the movie.”

― Justin Simien

“What I was raised with in terms of a call to service was just a sense that I was lucky.”

― Justin Trudeau

“My father was a Foreign Service officer, a diplomat and an Arabist who spent virtually all his career in the Near East, as it was called in the State Department. So I spent most of my childhood among the Israelis and the Arabs of Palestine, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.”

― Kai Bird

“Everyone has a purpose in life and a unique talent to give to others. And when we blend this unique talent with service to others, we experience the ecstasy and exultation of own spirit, which is the ultimate goal of all goals.”

― Kallam Anji Reddy

“I think Hillary Clinton could do whatever she puts her mind to. I really do. She’s incredibly dedicated to public service, she is smart as a whip, and she’s effective.”

― Kamala Harris

“There is an urgent need for the Central government to take the lead in ensuring health and nutrition service delivery.”

― Kapil Sibal

“I am an unrepentant tweetaholic. I use the communications service all day long to discover news, interesting tidbits and, of course, to flack the work of our tech and media news site, Re/code.”

― Kara Swisher

“Research on the Internet, research what people say about the vintage stores, look online to see if customer service is good because that’s really important. Also to see online what other customers say.”

― Karen Elson

“For the year after I left government service, I worked as a consultant to the Republican National Committee because the lawyers advised that was the proper way for me to comply with ethics regulations and continue to advise the President.”

― Karen Hughes

“I need to be very isolated to write, and unfortunately isolation is often quite difficult to find. My ideal writing environment would be a country house hotel in the middle of nowhere, with full room service.”

― Kate Atkinson

“Rather than assuming Terms of Service are equivalent to informed consent, platforms should offer opt-in settings where users can choose to join experimental panels. If they don’t opt in, they aren’t forced to participate.”

― Kate Crawford

“I was doing shows and flying economy, and nobody ever fed me. Or I’d be staying in hotels so cheap that by the time I’d get in, there wasn’t any room service. I didn’t eat for a long time. Not on purpose. You’d be on shoots with bad food or get on a plane, and the food would be so disgusting you couldn’t eat it.”

― Kate Moss

“John Glenn’s life will long be remembered for his time in space, his courage, and his service to all Americans.”

― Katherine Johnson

“If all you’re doing is playing it safe – trying to make the same movie over and over again – that’s when the audiences say, ‘Oh, this is just a moneymaking machine.’ But if it’s genuinely in service to the art form, then the franchise concept is being used in a way that’s exciting.”

― Kathleen Kennedy

“I’ve had filmmakers, I even had Bono come and talk to me about having a sequel to ‘E.T.’ help with an environmental message – I listened. I can certainly understand. I mean, the great thing about Bono is that everything he does is in service to a greater cause.”

― Kathleen Kennedy

“When talking to first-time entrepreneurs, I often ask them: ‘How do you know that people want your product or service?’ As you can expect, the answer is often that they don’t yet, but will know once they launch. And they’re right. That’s why it’s critical to launch as quickly as possible so you can get that feedback.”

― Kathryn Minshew

“I grew up thinking that I would be an ambassador secret agent. From age 14 to right before I graduated college, I was really interested in the foreign service and the United Nations. I learned to speak French, Turkish, and all these things.”

― Kathryn Minshew

“I started writing it the day after Sept. 11. I was living in New York City. We didn’t have any phone service and we didn’t have any mail. Like a lot of writers do, I started to write in a voice that I missed.”

― Kathryn Stockett

“YouTube is the most popular video service in the world. It’s how Americans, and the rest of the world, overwhelmingly search for videos.”

― Katie Pavlich

“Delivering a service that consumers feel truly connected to and providing an experience that people love and love to organically share and talk about is the most effective form of marketing I know.”

― Katrina Lake

“The idea of going somewhere where the salesperson is able to personalize the retail experience for you doesn’t work anymore. Stitch Fix is an opportunity to provide a service for people who are looking for more than just buying the cheapest thing with one-day shipping.”

― Katrina Lake

“Staffing branches with tellers can be considered a premium service in a world where fewer customers visit bank branches for transactions.”

― Kayla Tausche

“An improving credit landscape means fewer loans are delinquent – and fewer people are needed to service these loans.”

― Kayla Tausche

“My work is not about paint. It’s about paint at the service of something else. It is not about gooey, chest-beating, macho ’50s abstraction that allows paint to sit up on the surface as subject matter about paint.”

― Kehinde Wiley

“If art can be at the service of anything, it’s about letting us see a state of grace for those people who rarely get to be able to be seen that way.”

― Kehinde Wiley

“In my special place, room service could only consist of my husband making me a breakfast of eggs, avocados, and hummus. And coffee with milk.”

― Kelli O’Hara

“Because the Advanced Placement Examination test is the required end-of-course examination, it cannot reasonably be viewed as a service or program for which a fee may be levied.”

― Ken Cuccinelli

“Service that benefits the community and those in need is an act that betters us all.”

― Ken Howard

“Mike Hodge is someone I’ve counted on for strong, steady leadership from the very start of my union service, and he has never failed to deliver.”

― Ken Howard

“I actually think the civil service, who are the malignancy at the heart of public life, have consciously prevented, talked ministers out of, made it difficult regulatory-wise, to allow more pressure on alternative energy sources to grow.”

― Ken Livingstone

“The civil service are risk averse.”

― Ken Livingstone

“My plans were to practice law and then possibly go into public service.”

― Kenneth Chenault

“I believe the best service to the child is the service closest to the child, and children who are victims of neglect, abuse, or abandonment must not also be victims of bureaucracy. They deserve our devoted attention, not our divided attention.”

― Kenny Guinn

“There are a lot of health care providers in this country who have a very deep sense of service and compassion for the suffering of others, who are motivated to go to West Africa despite the risks of infection and death. And doctors and nurses face those risks every day regardless of their setting.”

― Kent Brantly

“Industrial jobs are disappearing, and they will continue to disappear owing to productivity gains from automation. Thus, social models that were created to fit industrial and early service economies will no longer be viable. As the industrial workforce shrinks, the social model founded on it will go, too.”

― Kersti Kaljulaid

“Being with Kyra is so natural for me; it’s the easiest aspect of my life. I know that I don’t need a beach or room service to be happy.”

― Kevin Bacon

“One of my most rewarding congressional duties is nominating future military leaders to study at America’s service academies. The exceptional young men and women who receive these coveted nominations earn a top-of-the-line education and the opportunity to serve their country as a military officer.”

― Kevin Brady

“If you go to a coffee shop or at the airport, and you’re using open wireless, I would use a VPN service that you could subscribe for 10 bucks a month. Everything is encrypted in an encryption tunnel, so a hacker cannot tamper with your connection.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“One of my all-time favorite pranks was gaining unauthorized access to the telephone switch and changing the class of service of a fellow phone phreak. When he’d attempt to make a call from home, he’d get a message telling him to deposit a dime, because the telephone company switch received input that indicated he was calling from a pay phone.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“You can’t ask the press to service you with everything that they have and not expect some of the other stuff in return if you’re going to live your life like I have.”

― Kiefer Sutherland

“Governments allocate enormous resources for social programs. And it is true that for many years we have had one of the best social service systems in the world. Yet we are still incapable of meeting the needs of tens of thousands of Canadian families.”

― Kim Campbell

“I was an online service provider. It’s not my job to police what people are uploading. It’s the job of the content owners, and the law is very clear. If you create content, and you want to protect your copyrights, you have to do the work.”

― Kim Dotcom

“Megaupload was a dual-use technology. You can use it for good things, and you can use it for bad things. If someone sends something illegal in an envelope through your postal service, you don’t shut down the post office. If someone speeds with the car he just bought, you don’t go to the car manufacturer and say, ‘Hey, we’re shutting you down.’”

― Kim Dotcom

“All Party members, service personnel, and other people should turn out as one with ardent loyalty to the Party and extraordinary patriotic zeal, and demonstrate the spirit and mettle of Korea that is rushing forward towards final victory racing against time.”

― Kim Jong-un

“Thanks to the great Juche idea and Songun politics of the Workers’ Party of Korea and the devoted struggle of our service personnel and other people who are unfailingly loyal to the Party, proud victories have been achieved in socialist construction and lasting foundations for accomplishing the cause of the Juche revolution have been laid.”

― Kim Jong-un

“While boosting the production of consumer goods, we should channel great efforts into improving the welfare service for the people.”

― Kim Jong-un

“Comrade Kim Jong Il, by continuing the march of Songun without interruption and with absolute trust in our service personnel and other people who were faithful to the Party’s cause, led the socialist cause of Juche along the road of victory.”

― Kim Jong-un

“The highest of distinctions is service to others.”

― King George VI

“Maybe you are the ‘cool’ generation If coolness means a capacity to stay calm and use your head in the service of ends passionately believed in, then it has my admiration.”

― Kingman Brewster, Jr.

“Corrupt bureaucrats and cops ought to dismissed or compulsorily retired from service, as they are a drain on the service. Their performance must be vigorously assessed.”

― Kiran Bedi

“I joined the Indian Police Service as a tough woman, a woman with indefatigable stamina, because I used to run for my tennis titles, etc.”

― Kiran Bedi

“By running, you’re making that commitment that says, ‘I’m dedicating myself to public service.’ Win or lose, you’re making that statement, and you actually are taking a step in that direction.”

― Kirsten Gillibrand

“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

“Sometimes you’re going to run because you want to elevate an issue. Sometimes you’re going to run because you want to do public service, and it’s a way to not only tell the community what you care about what you want to achieve, but you’re making a commitment.”

― Kirsten Gillibrand

“We must do everything we can to help our service members and veterans transition into civilian life once they return home, and that means preparing them for the tough job market.”

― Kirsten Gillibrand

“While we can’t begin to repay the debt we owe our veterans for their brave service, we can certainly take steps to ease the physical, psychological and financial hardships they may be experiencing.”

― Kirsten Gillibrand

“My agenda for national public service would provide a pathway to the middle class for all Americans and would ensure that those who dedicate themselves to their communities are rewarded for their efforts.”

― Kirsten Gillibrand

“Our National Guard, as I think everybody knows, has provided about 40 percent of the boots on the ground in Iraq and in the conflict against Islamofascism. They went into that battle, being called up for their national security service, short of equipment.”

― Kit Bond

“’Service Wali Bahu,’ like most other serials, cater to women audiences and is aimed at smaller towns where people are home by sunset.”

― Kratika Sengar

“With a traditional human resources system, we would work with a company, select the product, customise and implement the system, and our job would be over. Some companies are changing and asking why do they need to own the HR system when they can connect to an Internet service and pay as you go?”

― Kris Gopalakrishnan

“With an economy that is going strong and a belief that tomorrow will be better than today, it may be easier to just shrug it off if, say, an internet service you use like WhatsApp gets turned off by the government as the Communist Party’s national congress approaches.”

― Kristen Soltis Anderson

“My father was an officer in the Army, and my grandfather served in World War II, and I am so proud of their service. I’ll always do whatever I can to support our troops.”

― Kristian Bush

“When my father became vice president, I was a sophomore in high school. I’d do things like go on a run with my soccer team and purposely dodge the security van. Then my parents compromised with the Secret Service when I went to college. I just had a panic button in my dorm room, so if I pressed that, they’d be there within 2 or 3 minutes.”

― Kristin Gore

“My parents actually wanted me to join the service.”

― Krysten Ritter

“My father taught us that to thrive, excellence in technology, quality, and customer service along with cost competitiveness is a prerequisite. His contribution to business, the economy, and society at large can never be underscored enough.”

― Kumar Mangalam Birla

“The secondary attack was made against The Hague. Its aim was to get a hold upon the Dutch capital, and in particular to capture the Government offices and the Service headquarters.”

― Kurt Student

“I’ve really enjoyed working together with Apple to help launch their new streaming service. It is really cool to see Apple getting involved.”

― Kygo

“When you don’t give the forwards the service, then it’s difficult for them to score. Not everyone’s a Gareth Bale.”

― Kyle Walker

“We recognised Urdu as the second official language and made it a medium of examination in all Bihar Public Service Commission tests.”

― Lalu Prasad Yadav

“Tailor Made will help Ferrari’s clients tailor their cars in a very personal, specific way. It’s a bespoke service, like visiting Huntsman or Anderson & Sheppard or whoever your favourite Savile Row tailor is.”

― Lapo Elkann

“In those days, reserve duty lasted for six years, which, I might add, was three times as long as service in the regular army, although to be perfectly honest, I was unable to fulfill my entire obligation because I was taking acting classes and they said I could skip my last year.”

― Larry David

“The social network is the paradigm of the modern service application.”

― Larry Ellison

“I worked on the United Parcel Service truck, I sold home delivery of milk. But always, in the back of my mind, I wanted to get into radio.”

― Larry King

“Companies like Spotify, the new Apple service, and all the others are really going to have to pay artists more. And I think it’s a matter of time; I think a lot of these companies and the individuals that are involved in them realize that as well. They know that artists are not getting what they should be getting.”

― Larry Mullen, Jr.

“I have always been involved in some philanthropic work – growing up in the church, you always had to have a reasonable portion of service to the community and to people who have less, who need a helping hand. It’s just something in my heart that I know needs to be done.”

― LaTanya Richardson

“I did grow up in a household where the narrative was about public service and how are you going to effect change and help people. I’m so glad I grew up around that narrative, but I never had the calling to go out and shake hands and try to get elected.”

― Lauren Bush

“What is more important is that Foreign Service Officers understand business, about the needs of U.S. business and how to help U.S. companies make the right connections abroad.”

― Lawrence Eagleburger

“Now there is a cultural change under way in the Foreign Service.”

― Lawrence Eagleburger

“Any Ambassador or Foreign Service Officer who has his or her head screwed on right knows that the U.S. position in the world is far more dependent on our ability to compete in world markets.”

― Lawrence Eagleburger

“President Obama always gives lip service to lowering the corporate tax rate, but he never specifies a particular rate or an overall plan.”

― Lawrence Kudlow

“Online transactions, once relegated to leaps of faith, have evolved into our status quo. We no longer ask ourselves whether or not it’s wise to buy online. Instead, we ask whether or not it’s wise to deal with a particular person, service provider, or business.”

― Leah Busque

“Boeing is always looking at innovative ways to offer customers the highest level of service and support.”

― Leanne Caret

“The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.”

― Lech Walesa

“I can assure you, public service is a stimulating, proud and lively enterprise. It is not just a way of life, it is a way to live fully.”

― Lee H. Hamilton

“We go to movies to be taken away to another place, to be dazzled, to dream, to hopefully be filled with wonder. The design of the world and the look of the film is all in service of trying to create that feeling of wonder in the audience.”

― Lee Unkrich

“The sole purpose of business is service. The sole purpose of advertising is explaining the service which business renders.”

― Leo Burnett

“An angel is a spiritual creature created by God without a body for the service of Christendom and the church.”

― Leo Rosten

“Joy can only be real if people look upon their life as a service and have a definite object in life outside themselves and their personal happiness.”

― Leo Tolstoy

“I am not so naive to think that I can make every problem in the health service go away. No minister can. And never will be able to.”

― Leo Varadkar

“I have expressed a very strong view that no health minister on their own can turn the health service around.”

― Leo Varadkar

“Customer service is just a day-in, day-out, ongoing, never-ending, unremitting, persevering, compassionate type of activity.”

― Leon Gorman

“Expressing the thoughts of my comrades, I suggested, among other means, the organization of an international information service on inventories, on production, and on the needs of the various countries for raw materials.”

― Leon Jouhaux

“On completion of my military service, I went back to the factory and to the trade union.”

― Leon Jouhaux

“My whole life has been dedicated to public service.”

― Leon Panetta

“Eating is one of the great beauties in life. One of my favorite recreations… eating with friends, the service, the ambience.”

― LeRoy Neiman

“By the same token, I think news has more and more of a pro bono aspect to all the networks. When we do our election coverages throughout this coming year, it’s not a money-maker for us. It is more of a public service situation.”

― Leslie Moonves

“Every man who says frankly and fully what he thinks is doing a public service.”

― Leslie Stephen

“New things get noticed. This means you can’t be afraid to present something new to your market, even if it’s just a variation or an addition to an already-existing product or service.”

― Lewis Howes

“There’s no reason to feel embarrassed about presenting your product or service if it solves a problem.”

― Lewis Howes

“Many business owners dream of having their product or service endorsed by a global celebrity. But instead of trying to get a superstar to support your business, try seeking out a local celebrity instead.”

― Lewis Howes

“As for opportunities, there is room for improved product quality and better service and raising our technology standard. In addition, we should have a certain share of the global market. However, we should consider new industries, such as resource development.”

― Liang Wengen

“Our development strategy is based on a deep understanding of our customers. They want high-quality products and good service.”

― Liang Wengen

“The service of food is to nurture, to please, to nourish.”

― Lidia Bastianich

“The key is to service a market that has not been serviced to its full potential.”

― Linda Johnson Rice

“I’m great at working with people and collaborating. And if my biggest gift of all is that I’m really good at pulling things from people and helping them become better at what they’re doing, I’m here, as I believe all of us are, to be of service.”

― Linda Perry

“It’s always been based around the song, and guitar-playing in the service of the song… The sensibility is about songs. I like to think of it as kind of ‘refined primitive.’”

― Lindsey Buckingham

“At the global level, there are a growing number of city-based bike-sharing programs that take advantage of mobile devices to reserve your bike, keep track of it, and collect data that helps to improve the service.”

― Lisa Gansky

“A shift toward access and service would deepen the big-box retailer’s relationship to customers and win their loyalty. A service focus would bring more rewarding, frequent, and lasting contact with grateful customers.”

― Lisa Gansky

“What we do as comics can be a service to people. It can make them laugh and take their mind off their problems for a few minutes.”

― Lisa Lampanelli

“I will be sent back to Washington, D.C., with the grace of God and all the Alaskan voters out there because all Alaskans have asked me to go back and continue my service.”

― Lisa Murkowski

“We created Lyft because we want to establish a radically different concept of personal transportation. We want people to think of transportation as a service enabled by technology instead of as an expensive and large piece of hardware to own.”

― Logan Green

“We’re learning a lot from large international competitors… As we go international, we’re looking to add something unique to the market. And so when we do go international, it won’t just be as a taxi service.”

― Logan Green

“I think Uber is a good car service, but Lyft is going after a much bigger problem in trying to make life without a car possible and reinvent the way people get around cities.”

― Logan Green

“Uber is a good car service, and that’s exactly what they were when we launched.”

― Logan Green

“My son was born right here in Florida; he went to public schools and went to the University of Florida and surprised me – I’ll tell you that – when he went into the service.”

― Lois Frankel

“Retired public service workers make up the backbone of the middle class in so many of our communities.”

― Lori Lightfoot

“To me, writing is much freer than dancing. With writing, you could do it whenever you wanted. You didn’t have to do little exercises and stay in shape. You could have great moments of inspiration that advanced the story. In dance, unless you’re going to choreograph things yourself, you’re at the service of someone else.”

― Lorrie Moore

“In a city that is barely getting by with its small budget, something like illegal immigration can be the difference from being able to provide the level of public service that people expect.”

― Lou Barletta

“It does not help when an administration, in response to American attacks on American soil and American individuals, the administration ends up asking Americans to give up their First Amendment rights for which our service members are fighting.”

― Louie Gohmert

“This nation can no longer tolerate the autonomous conduct of any single service. A waste of the resources of America in spendthrift defense is an invitation to disaster for America.”

― Louis A. Johnson

“Colonial governors and senior civil servants are not easy people to argue with, and I was not popular because of my criticism of the colonial service in Kenya.”

― Louis Leakey

“We’d all survive if Twitter shut down for a short while during major riots. Social media isn’t any more important than a train station, a road or a bus service. We don’t worry about police temporarily closing those. Common sense. If riot info and fear is spreading by Facebook and Twitter, shut them off for an hour or two, then restore.”

― Louise Mensch

“Women in the service put themselves in harms way to protect us and our Nation from threats at home and abroad. The least we can do is ensure they are protected when facing a horrible tragedy.”

― Louise Slaughter

“Radio interoperability is essential for our police, fire, and emergency medical service departments to communicate with each other in times of emergency.”

― Lucille Roybal-Allard

“There is none made so great, but he may both need the help and service, and stand in fear of the power and unkindness, even of the meanest of mortals.”

― Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“My dad plays guitar in the church band, so it’s like music as a service. He plays at old-people homes, so that’s like music as a gift.”

― Lucy Dacus

“The idea of service leads to community.”

― Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

“We should allow DREAMers to declare that they are not criminals, that they want to be here, want to fully participate in their society and get on the books. We should make college, work, and military service available to them.”

― Luis Gutierrez

“Both of my grandfathers were in the service. It’s one of those things that you can’t be thankful enough for.”

― Luke Combs

“I’ve met so many real heroes, people whose service has given me the life I’m lucky to live on U.S. soil.”

― Luke Rockhold

“I pray to be of service to the playwright, the audience, the other actors and my character.”

― Lusia Strus

“I’ve had the honor and privilege of knowing Jeff for over 25 years. He’s been a dear friend and a mentor, and there is no finer person in public service than Jeff Sessions. He’s conducted himself with the greatest integrity of any public official I’ve ever met.”

― Luther Strange

“Sen. Sessions’ commitment to public service is nearly unparalleled in Alabama history, and his departure from the Senate leaves tremendous shoes to fill.”

― Luther Strange

“I think it’s important for service to be a part of your life instead of an option. It’s awesome to make it a point to do something that’s gonna make the world slightly better than you left it.”

― Luvvie Ajayi

“I want POM Wonderful to be within arm’s reach of everyone who wants it. That is the biggest service I can do.”

― Lynda Resnick

“I will work to ensure Duke Energy is positioned to continue its track record of outstanding customer service and operational and financial excellence.”

― Lynn Good

“For every family in liberal San Francisco that went solar with SunRun in 2010, nearly eight families in more conservative Fresno made the switch to our solar power service.”

― Lynn Jurich

“Since Sunrun introduced solar as a service in 2007, it has become the preferred way for consumers to go solar in the nation’s top solar markets. Sunrun has deployed more than $2 billion in solar systems and has raised more than $300 million in equity capital.”

― Lynn Jurich

“When I was 19, I went door to door selling long-distance phone service to put myself through school. I was studying to become a computer graphic technician. I always got strangers saying, ‘You should model; you should act.’ A co-worker finally said, ‘Go see this acting coach.’”

― Lyriq Bent

“It’s been more than a decade since I put that self-published novel, ‘Lip Service’, up on a website. Since then, many hundreds of authors have gone from self-published to traditionally published.”

― M. J. Rose

“Demands for equal financing of sewers, streets, and garbage collection would make more sense than proposals for equal financing of the schools, since some plausible connection may be inferred between the amount of money expended, e.g., for roads, and the quality of service resulting to the taxpayer.”

― M. Stanton Evans

“If inequalities of taxable wealth backing up a government service are construed as denying equality before the law, then there is no solution but to have every government service whatever financed out of Washington.”

― M. Stanton Evans

“It’s an honor to step onstage and celebrate the service and sacrifices of our soldiers.”

― Machine Gun Kelly

“Women are able to fit public service into their lives. Once they find out they like it and can do it, there is plenty of room to grow.”

― Maggie Hassan

“It’s important for whoever is governor to be somebody with a breadth of experience in life, in business, and in service.”

― Maggie Hassan

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“Service which is rendered without joy helps neither the servant nor the served. But all other pleasures and possessions pale into nothingness before service which is rendered in a spirit of joy.”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“That service is the noblest which is rendered for its own sake.”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“Man can never be a woman’s equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her.”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“I have worshipped woman as the living embodiment of the spirit of service and sacrifice.”

― Mahatma Gandhi

“The great accomplishment of Jobs’s life is how effectively he put his idiosyncrasies – his petulance, his narcissism, and his rudeness – in the service of perfection.”

― Malcolm Gladwell

“I have encountered those who feel that libraries have served their purpose and are no longer needed. There are those who consider them a soft target when it comes to local authority budget cuts. In certain political quarters, there is a refusal to see that our public library service needs active protection.”

― Malorie Blackman

“All the papers contained nothing but fantastic stories about the war. However, for several months we had been accustomed to war talk. We had so often packed our service trunks that the whole thing had become tedious.”

― Manfred von Richthofen

“Service to others seems the only intelligent choice for the use of wealth.”

― Manoj Bhargava

“You look to Google, you see this incredible world of information, you see the advertising, but you also get Google Analytics. And Google Analytics coupled with Salesforce’s sales and service and marketing means that both of our customers are going to have customer insights that they’ve never had before. That is really exciting.”

― Marc Benioff

“When you print money, the money does not flow evenly into the economic system. It stays essentially in the financial service industry and among people that have access to these funds, mostly well-to-do people. It does not go to the worker.”

― Marc Faber

“I liken the Queen thing to being in a worship service. Everyone comes having grown up with this music. It’s in their blood, in their souls. Every night, it’s always a huge standing ovation.”

― Marc Martel

“Vertical search engines that match your business, service or products with a target market offer you a higher conversion rate than traditional search engines. Because they have already qualified their interest by coming to a search engine with a specific focus, searchers will be more receptive to targeted advertising.”

― Marc Ostrofsky

“While I never served in uniform, I fully understand the great service and sacrifice that our brave men and women have given to our country.”

― Marc Veasey

“As a trusted institution with brick-and-mortar facilities in every corner of the United States, our public Postal Service is uniquely positioned to serve as a communications, finance, and service hub for the 21st century.”

― Marcia Fudge

“Unfortunately, my colleagues in Congress have unfairly burdened the Postal Service with a costly, unfunded mandate to pre-pay health care for retirees. No other agency or business has to pay these costs in advance – and neither should the Postal Service.”

― Marcia Fudge

“Faith and service to others were pillars in Rev. DeBose’s life. I knew him as a very kind person and an outstanding public servant.”

― Marcia Fudge

“Having a dad in the service was helpful. I was forever meeting new kids, going to new schools, moving to new neighborhoods. I was encouraged when I attended the American School in Germany.”

― Marcia Gay Harden

“Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and from desires that make us their puppets, and from the vagaries of the mind, and from the hard service of the flesh.”

― Marcus Aurelius

“CEOs hate variance. It’s the enemy. Variance in customer service is bad. Variance in quality is bad. CEOs love processes that are standardized, routinized, predictable. Stamping out variance makes a complex job a bit less complex.”

― Marcus Buckingham

“I got my service dog when I was medically retired out of the military, and it was the best thing that ever happened to me. I wish every medically retired serviceman could have a service dog. He’s amazing. He’s my best bud. I go everywhere and anywhere with him.”

― Marcus Luttrell

“Chefs don’t eat at normal hours, so the only time you feel like you really need a meal is after service, when you’re exhausted and just crave something to help you wind down.”

― Marcus Samuelsson

“Public service must be more than doing a job efficiently and honestly. It must be a complete dedication to the people and to the nation.”

― Margaret Chase Smith

“Standing as a witness in all things means all things – big things, little things, in all conversations, in jokes, in games played and books read and music listened to, in causes supported, in service rendered, in clothes worn, in friends made.”

― Margaret D. Nadauld

“I think that public service is tough on a family – no ifs, ands, buts about it. I have my own personal wishes, but they’re not always front and center.”

― Maria Shriver

“Unlike Etsy, which is all handmade, we print and ship the products, not the designers. We relieve the designer from having to make and ship everything, package it, and provide customer service. All the designer has to do is submit art and keep doing what they love doing.”

― Mariam Naficy

“Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.”

― Marian Wright Edelman

“Service is what life is all about.”

― Marian Wright Edelman

“I’ve never seen service as separate from my spiritual practice or my spiritual teaching.”

― Marianne Williamson

“Being of service to others is what brings true happiness.”

― Marie Osmond

“Like cars, every relationship requires a bit of an occasional service, and fine-tuning should be compulsory.”

― Mariella Frostrup

“Know how and how much to tip people who expect gratuities, even in the case of poor service.”

― Marilyn vos Savant

“In my years of public service at both the federal and state levels, I have had the privilege of representing most of the communities that make up Congressional District 21, including Hialeah, Westchester, Doral, Kendall, Miami Lakes, Hialeah Gardens, Medley and Palmetto Bay.”

― Mario Diaz-Balart

“All I am saying is I will be a senator – should there be any special circumstance where the political forces would believe that there might be a need for my service, I would consider it.”

― Mario Monti

“In 1975, I went to the Dominican Republic for eight months during the shooting of a film based on my novel ‘Captain Pantoja and the Special Service.’ It was during this period I heard and read about Trujillo.”

― Mario Vargas Llosa

“Being on set is really hard because there’s craft service.”

― Marissa Jaret Winokur

“When I see someone in a military uniform I make it a point to approach them, shake their hand and say five words… ‘thank you for your service.’ ‘Stars Earn Stripes’ is a high energy, fun, action show, but at its heart it is all about those five words.”

― Mark Burnett

“The successful man doesn’t use others, other people use the successful man, for above all the success is of service.”

― Mark Caine

“Your customers can tell you the things that are broken and how they want to be made happy. Listen to them. Make them happy. But don’t rely on them to create the future road map for your product or service. That’s your job.”

― Mark Cuban

“For food service industry and retail, I’m for the minimum wage being increased to at least $12. Not for manufacturing. Software and robotics are going to revolutionize manufacturing in the next 10 years. In the meantime, we have to compete with overseas manufacturing.”

― Mark Cuban

“After military service, the most patriotic thing you can do as a wealthy person is pay your taxes.”

― Mark Cuban

“Many soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from serious, long-term, physical and mental health problems, due to their service. It is unconscionable to cut the already limited health care benefits available to these brave men and women.”

― Mark Dayton

“Having previously served in the regular Army, National Guard, and Reserve, I understand well the sacrifices our service members, civilians, and their families make to protect this great country.”

― Mark Esper

“In the first 20 seconds of talking, your light is green: your listener is liking you as long as your statement is relevant to the conversation and, hopefully, in service of the other person. But unless you are an extremely gifted raconteur, people who talk for more than roughly half a minute at a time are boring and often perceived as too chatty.”

― Mark Goulston

“As a husband and as a father of girls, I cannot imagine any woman in my family making the sacrifice of sanity required to run for office. The limited reward for public service cannot blunt the cost.”

― Mark McKinnon

“Music videos were this lucky career opportunity. They were assignments. I was providing a service, and they were meant to be punchy and gimmicky and fun.”

― Mark Romanek

“I don’t have a crazy rider clause saying I have to stay at fancy hotels. I don’t have a problem with staying at a Marriott. But I will admit that I’ve gotten just basic, regular service there.”

― Mark Ronson

“If you subscribe to any online service, whether it be AOL, Google, Yahoo, or the Huffington Post, have you noticed that you are forced to watch a seemingly endless ad before the video story appears about a news item that caught your eye? AOL and the Huffington Post are especially annoying.”

― Mark Skousen

“The true principle of taxation is the benefit principle – those who benefit from a government service should pay for it. It’s also known as the ‘user pay’ principle. Every effort should be made to link the payment of taxes or fees to the cost associated with the government service.”

― Mark Skousen

“Throughout my years of public service, I’ve listened to the voices of the gay and lesbian community, whether through whispered confidences or public declarations. I understand what it truly means to say that all people should be treated equally, and I’ll always stand up for fair and equal treatment of gay and lesbian Americans.”

― Mark Udall

“I’m old, I’m used to crummy service, I’m trained to get crummy service. To me, the fact I can get through to a call centre and then hold for 15 minutes, I don’t get that upset. My kids won’t. They want to know the answer to their question now. As a company you have to provide an answer to that consumer.”

― Mark V. Hurd

“I know only a few ways to take market share and drive new revenue. I can engineer better products and services, I can build better relationships with my customers and deliver a higher level of service, or I can give my customers a lower price.”

― Mark V. Hurd

“It’s counterproductive to lower my price, because I have to sell more units to make up for that lost revenue. Generating brand-new products can take a long time. Improving service is typically the quickest way that I can take market share. So aligning technology strategy to better service customers becomes an essential path to revenue growth.”

― Mark V. Hurd

“Our mission is to connect every person in the world. You don’t do that by having a service people pay for.”

― Mark Zuckerberg

“Video is growing very quickly on Facebook. A lot of people compare that to YouTube. I think that kind of makes sense. YouTube isn’t the only video service, but I think it’s the biggest, and it probably makes more sense to compare Facebook video to YouTube rather than Netflix because that’s a completely different kind of content.”

― Mark Zuckerberg

“When most people ask about a business growing, what they really mean is growing revenue, not just growing the number of people using a service. Traditional businesses would view people using your service that you don’t make money from as a cost.”

― Mark Zuckerberg

“There’s a level of service that we could provide when we’re just at Harvard that we can’t provide for all of the colleges, and there’s a level of service that we can provide when we’re a college network that we wouldn’t be able to provide if we went to other types of things.”

― Mark Zuckerberg

“This is our commitment to users and the people who use our service, is that Facebook’s a free service. It’s free now. It will always be free. We make money through having advertisements and things like that.”

― Mark Zuckerberg

“I always kind of see how I want things to be better, and I’m generally not happy with how things are or the level of service that we’re providing for people or the quality of the teams that we built. But if you look at this objectively, we’re doing so well on so many of these things. I think it’s important to have gratitude for that.”

― Mark Zuckerberg

“There were some tragic cases of women whose love was abused, who for a certain time procured important documents or information, not knowing who for, what service they worked for, and for a variety reasons got jailed, were tried and sentenced.”

― Markus Wolf

“Most of the results of using technical bugging devices were of little importance for my service. It may have been different in counter-intelligence, where bugs in flats, etc., were used to obtain a lot of information about what counter-intelligence was interested in.”

― Markus Wolf

“I feel that I, and the people under my command, tried to use all the traditional methods of recruiting agents which were also used by other intelligence services; adopting also means like pressure, money, sex – but that did not characterize my service.”

― Markus Wolf

“If the king refuses the constitution, I shall oppose him; if he accepts it, I shall defend him; and the day on which he gave himself up as my prisoner secured me more fully to his service than if he had promised me half his kingdom.”

― Marquis de Lafayette

“Reclassifying the Internet as a telecommunications service will have dangerous repercussions for years to come.”

― Marsha Blackburn

“FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell has said that several foreign dignitaries personally spoke to him about creating a new Internet user fee to subsidize an international universal service fund at the expense of traditional end users.”

― Marsha Blackburn

“Look at all the marriages that have been wonderfully successful where fellows finished their army service and came home to go to college on G.I. bills and their wives worked.”

― Marta Kristen

“A designated patient ‘carries’ the group’s dysfunction. A designated issue performs the same service for an individual, dominating our psyches so that other troubles can go unnoticed.”

― Martha Beck

“I can’t pretend to be objective when it comes to service or sacrifice.”

― Martha Raddatz

“Seeing Donald Trump run for and then win the presidency only enhanced my commitment to helping people free themselves from ridiculous body standards and disordered eating so they can use their gifts for more fulfilling things, like being of service and enjoying this beautiful world.”

― Marti Noxon

“Secretary Clinton is perfectly capable of defending her own service in office.”

― Martin O’Malley

“Putting aside competitive interests for a new kind of collaboration, Maryland pioneered a real-time encounter notification service to alert primary care doctors when their patients are hospitalized.”

― Martin O’Malley

“P is positive emotion, E is engagement, R is relationships, M is meaning and A is accomplishment. Those are the five elements of what free people chose to do. Pretty much everything else is in service of one of or more of these goals. That’s the human dashboard.”

― Martin Seligman

“It doesn’t really matter how much of the rules or the dogma we accepted and lived by if we’re not really living by the fundamental creed of the Catholic Church, which is service to others and finding God in ourselves and then seeing God in everyone – including our enemies.”

― Martin Sheen

“Net neutrality is the idea that Internet service providers (ISPs) should treat all traffic that goes through their networks the same, not offering preferential treatment to some websites over others or charging some companies arbitrary fees to reach users.”

― Marvin Ammori

“The FCC banned throttling for good reason, namely that Internet service providers should not bias their networks toward some applications or classes of applications. Biasing the network interferes with user choice, innovation, decisions of application makers, and the competitive marketplace.”

― Marvin Ammori

“Being a ‘monopoly’ is not illegal, nor is trying to best one’s competitors through lower prices, better customer service, greater efficiency, or more rapid innovation.”

― Marvin Ammori

“In 1984, the Federal Trade Commission released a report that explained why taxis could charge customers exorbitant prices for dismal service. The simple reason, according to the 176-page study: lack of competition in the market. The culprit: local governments.”

― Marvin Ammori

“Your glass will not do you half so much service as a serious reflection on your own minds.”

― Mary Astell

“War is hell. Sending young people to conflicts that are unwinnable and unresolvable – it puts them in a position where they’re going to suffer. And yet their experience is that they’re proud of their service, and they should be. Service freely rendered is a noble thing.”

― Mary Gauthier

“If somebody in a family is in service, the whole family is in service. I didn’t know that. I didn’t know our veterans were being deployed seven, eight, nine, 10 times. It’s inhumane.”

― Mary Gauthier

“I did not know that if a member of a family serves, the whole family serves. I did not know that the spouses of our service members carry such a heavy load.”

― Mary Gauthier

“In terms of the breadth of the threat of Al Qaeda itself – it’s not the only terrorist organization, and it works with others as cells around the world in at least 60 countries. You potentially are talking about tens of thousands of followers who can be conscripted into service to carry out a terrorist plot.”

― Mary Jo White

“Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service. Without it, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.”

― Mary McLeod Bethune

“Internet as a service is like culture that you have to understand, and each country has a local culture.”

― Masayoshi Son

“Softbank has always been a service firm, and with the Internet, services became the center of the technology industry.”

― Masayoshi Son

“The decision to join or not join a service union, political party or other organization should be left up to the individual. No such organization has the right to take money out of the pockets of state workers without their proper consent.”

― Matt Blunt

“I want to recognize and thank all Guard members for their service. It means so much to our state and our country.”

― Matt Mead

“The relationship between WordPress and Tumblr has always been pretty friendly: Tumblr’s own blog used to be on WP, supports Tumblr as a Publicize option alongside Twitter and Facebook, our Akismet team sends them daily emails of splogs on the service, and there’s healthy import and export traffic both ways.”

― Matt Mullenweg

“Simperium seems like a genuine utility for our own apps, and for other people as a service. And Simplenote, as a product, I love, and it’s just darn handy.”

― Matt Mullenweg

“ is the only service of its kind that not only lets you export your data, but gives you an open source package you can run on pretty much any web host out there to run your own instance of the software. So the freedom is really in your hands.”

― Matt Mullenweg

“Twitter is the ultimate service for the mobile age – its simplification and constraint of the publishing medium to 140 characters is perfectly complementary to a mobile experience. People still need longer stuff, but they see the headline on Twitter or Facebook.”

― Matt Mullenweg

“The Google Voice service is a lifesaver for me. My actual phone number changes a lot, so having a canonical Google Voice number that doesn’t change – it’s actually my same number from high school – is indispensable.”

― Matt Mullenweg

“I don’t think BuddyPress will be something you use instead of your existing social networks… but if you wanted to start something new maybe with more control, friendlier terms of service, or just something customized and tweaked to fit exactly into your existing site, then BuddyPress is a great framework to use.”

― Matt Mullenweg

“Twitter is the ultimate service for the mobile age – its simplification and constraint of the publishing medium to 140 characters is perfectly complementary to a mobile experience.”

― Matt Mullenweg

“It seems like the web, particularly software as a service, provides ample opportunities for you to flourish economically, completely aligned with the broader open source community.”

― Matt Mullenweg

“As much as I enjoy hunting the abundant wildlife along the river bottom, my wife and I also take great pleasure in sharing the hunting opportunities on our ranch with so many from our community each year. We understand that community service and shared enjoyment of our great lands is the true Montana tradition.”

― Matt Rosendale

“If you look at men’s roles for the last thousand years, the desire is fundamental. We want to take care of, provide for, and be of service to… women.”

― Matthew Fox

“I am providing a service that many people obviously value.”

― Matthew Lesko

“The United States Postal Service has a problem. People aren’t sending as much mail as they used to. That means less postage revenue and difficulty paying the bills.”

― Matthew Yglesias

“It’s rare that you have a policy issue that can be solved by throwing more money at the problem, but the technology to make bus service more frequent and equip buses with GPS systems that provide real-time schedule updates to bus stops exists and operates in many parts of the world. We should be installing it in our major cities.”

― Matthew Yglesias

“That is what I always tell service clubs: If you hear of somebody who is very young and talented, pick them up and give them that little assistance to make sure that they get to the professional stage.”

― Maureen Forrester

“When a company owns one precise thought in the consumer’s mind, it sets the context for everything and there should be no distinction between brand, product, service and experience.”

― Maurice Saatchi

“I was with Ted Turner when he came to see Kofi Annan – the Secretary-General of the UN – to announce his decision to put $1 billion to the service of UN projects and programs.”

― Maurice Strong

“I’ve got to restructure all my personal life now in order to accommodate public service, which is fine.”

― Max Burns

“John Kerry’s service did not end in Vietnam. It began there.”

― Max Cleland

“When you get to Heaven, God points you to the all-Entenmann’s craft service and says, ‘You can eat all you want, and you don’t gain any weight.’”

― Max Greenfield

“During my military service, I performed a sketch in which I played a flea called Max. So when critics kept misspelling my name, I decided to change it and thought, ‘Ah! Max!’”

― Max von Sydow

“I was working at the telephone company in the late ’80s as a service representative.”

― Maxine Waters

“We met in April of 2000, and we weren’t really an official couple until June or July. His family has a fishing trip they go on every year in Minnesota, so he had invited me to go and meet his whole family. There was, like, no cell phone service at the time; people were using those giant cordless phones that looked like a brick.”

― Megan Mullally

“Television is a service, but it’s also a business.”

― Megyn Kelly

“Graphic public service announcements about texting and driving or drinking and driving serve a purpose: to see the imagery in your mind so your behavior will change.”

― Mel Robbins

“Religions based on the principle of service and a focus on the less fortunate help a society deal with want.”

― Mercedes Schlapp

“We were also fortunate enough to engage in our service a Canadian Frenchmen, who had been with the Chayenne Indians on the Black mountains, and last summer descended thence by the Little Missouri.”

― Meriwether Lewis

“For me, there can be no higher public service than serving as a member of the U.S. Supreme Court.”

― Merrick Garland

“Service is the only thing that’s important about love. Everybody is worried about ‘losing yourself’ – all this narcissism. Duty. We can’t stand that idea now either… But duty might be a suit of armor you put on to fight for your love.”

― Meryl Streep

“When I finish a film, I want to feel drained. I want to feel like I couldn’t have possibly done any more to service a character and a story.”

― Mia Goth

“You have Google, we have Baidu. You have Twitter, we have Weibo. You have Facebook, we have Renren. You have YouTube, we have Youku and Tudou. The Chinese government blocked every single international Web 2.0 service, and we Chinese copycat every one.”

― Michael Anti

“Facebook is by far the largest of these social networking sites, and starting with its ill-fated Beacon service, privacy concerns have more than once been raised about how the ubiquitous social networking site handles its user data.”

― Michael Bennet

“After the war, I went to the BBC monitoring service in Caversham, a suburb of Reading. It was a big aerial system to listen to radio programmes all over the world.”

― Michael Bond

“Americans have so much natural entrepreneurial drive. The caveat is that it is technology that should be a tool making lives better in the real world, and in line with the American spirit of getting better and better at something, whether it’s curing cancer or creating a better taxi service.”

― Michael Burry

“I don’t want to sound like Disgusted of Tunbridge Wells, but I do think there should be some sort of national service for young men.”

― Michael Caine

“There’s no service ribbon for people who fought in Korea. We lost over 30,000 men between 1951 and 1953 – as many as we lost in 15 years in Vietnam.”

― Michael Cimino

“I want a news service that tells me what no one knows but is true nonetheless.”

― Michael Crichton

“Interestingly enough, my more high-profile things are in uniform. But if you look at my full body of work, there’s a lot of stuff that’s not in uniform. But I do a lot of stuff in the service, and I think that’s just how I’m built physically. It just serves the roles.”

― Michael Cudlitz

“You have to imagine a world in which there’s this abundance of data, with all of these connected devices generating tons and tons of data. And you’re able to reason over the data with new computer science and make your product and service better. What does your business look like then? That’s the question every CEO should be asking.”

― Michael Dell

“I want the Forest Service to look at a vista with scenery, not only at lumber with a price tag.”

― Michael Frome

“You don’t have to tip anybody, anywhere, anything. You do so only because you want to, in appreciation for service well-rendered.”

― Michael Frome

“The first thing I would like to say is that I don’t think folk at Westminster – or for that matter at Holyrood – constitute an elite. They are representatives who are elected and who are at the service of voters who can fire them.”

― Michael Gove

“If we want boys to succeed, we need to bring them back to education by making education relevant to them and bring in more service learning and vocational education.”

― Michael Gurian

“Andrew Warren was a rarity in the CIA’s Clandestine Service – African-American, fluent in Arabic, and relatively young for an agent who’d already spent nearly a decade chasing terrorists in Afghanistan, Egypt, Iraq and Algeria, so deep undercover that few of his friends or family knew the nature of his work.”

― Michael Hastings

“I believe we do have a great intelligence service. Is it good enough in all circumstances? Of course not. We live in the human condition. We try to make it better each day.”

― Michael Hayden

“There is no worse place for an intelligence service like CIA to be than on Page 1, above the fold in your daily newspaper.”

― Michael Hayden

“As director of CIA, I was responsible for everything done in the agency’s name, and it didn’t matter whether that was done by an agency employee, a government contractor, a liaison service on our behalf, or a source on our behalf.”

― Michael Hayden

“We spend more time at cinemas, theaters, art galleries and theme parks than we do at churches, and they have become our new cathedrals. We can spend hours at any of these places of entertainment but if church service goes on too long we get impatient.”

― Michael Huffington

“Commerce has changed the ethics of citizenship and the incentives for national service. America now buys private contractors – we used to call them mercenaries – to do the country’s fighting.”

― Michael Ignatieff

“The industries that fall first are the industries that either produce electromechanical items that are now inferior to their software substitutes, or the industries that produce a mechanically created service that’s now inferior.”

― Michael J. Saylor

“Companies that make keys, credit card companies, any company in the service business – anything to do with a consumer is probably a software company.”

― Michael J. Saylor

“So as I look at transitioning to the communication platforms of the future, I see that the beauty of Internet protocols is you get the separation of the layers between service and technology.”

― Michael K. Powell

“There are moments when great music can be the greatest service and charity.”

― Michael Leunig

“On Anzac Day, coffee and jokes with a Turk might be the most meaningful and fair dinkum dawn service you could possibly have.”

― Michael Leunig

“We should all spend some time of our life doing service to our country. To me, I would give up a couple of years.”

― Michael Moore

“Delaware State began as a school bent on service – teaching education, social services and nursing.”

― Michael N. Castle

“You know, public service is serious enough on its own, and what I’ve found is if you take yourself take yourself too seriously in this business, you’ll lose sight of what it is that you’re trying to get done. So I mean I’ve tried to have the proper mix of being a serious public servant, but also still being a regular guy.”

― Michael Nutter

“I went through a period when I did military roles and played basically someone who was unfit for military service.”

― Michael O’Keefe

“The monastery of Christ in the Desert had its resident hermit, Brother Xavier, chosen after years of devotion and service, a monk so trusted and experienced that he qualified by Benedictine standards to be sent to the front lines in the fight against the devil.”

― Michael Paterniti

“Health care historically has been a very siloed field that’s organized around medical specialties – urology, cardiac surgery, and so forth – and around the supply of these specialty services. The patient is the ping-pong ball that moves from service to service.”

― Michael Porter

“I thought the Secret Service would protect me from the press, but they were at my house to protect me from assassins with guns, not with assassins with pencils.”

― Michael Reagan

“The exposure from ‘Iron Chef’ has been helpful, but at the end of the day your product and your service determine whether you get customers or not. If people decide to eat out less during a recession, the first restaurants that they will cut out are the ones that don’t do a great job.”

― Michael Symon

“I’ve always been interested in political service and community advocacy.”

― Michael Tubbs

“I sang at the Inaugural prayer service at the National Cathedral.”

― Michael W. Smith

“There’s full consensus in the military that women shouldn’t be in person-to-person combat. I don’t know if we have enough experience to know whether this is the right approach. But women can be elsewhere. We have mandatory military service in Chile. I pushed for women in all areas.”

― Michelle Bachelet

“I am a woman with a calling for social struggle and public service.”

― Michelle Bachelet

“I’m very goal-oriented. I do see myself doing something in public service.”

― Michelle Kwan

“A high-speed connection is no more an essential civil right than 3G cell phone service or a Netflix account. Increasing competition and restoring academic excellence in abysmal public schools is far more of an imperative to minority children than handing them iPads.”

― Michelle Malkin

“One thing I just want to say to the military families – while you might not wear a uniform, I know – we all know, the nation knows – that you serve and sacrifice right alongside of your loved ones. And we are so grateful and proud of all of you for your service to this nation.”

― Michelle Obama

“I want a president with a record of public service, someone whose life’s work shows our children that we don’t chase fame and fortune for ourselves: we fight to give everyone a chance to succeed.”

― Michelle Obama

“I wish every American had an opportunity to sit down, to go to a base, to meet with families, to meet with service members, to sit down with our veterans – because we would think differently about our challenges as individuals.”

― Michelle Obama

“I want a president with a record of public service: someone whose life’s work shows our children that we don’t chase form and fortune for ourselves; we fight to give everyone a chance to succeed.”

― Michelle Obama

“We are headed toward ‘perfect capitalism,’ when the laws of supply and demand become exact, because everyone knows everything about a product, service or customer. We will know precisely where the supply curve meets the demand curve, which will make the marketplace vastly more efficient.”

― Michio Kaku

“Service drives a lot of my decisions.”

― Mickey Drexler

“Cops can deprive people of their freedom. They are sworn to serve and protect. They work for us and they belong to, basically, a service industry, laboring in conditions that are sometimes threatening, often dangerous yet interesting.”

― Mike Barnicle

“I’m still one who says that we can get rid of the Internal Revenue Service if we would pass the fair tax, which is a tax on consumption rather than a tax on people’s income, and move power back where the founders believed it should have been all along.”

― Mike Huckabee

“Other bands gave us lip service, but when it came down to it they kind of backed off. That was a little disheartening. But I respect them. That’s their business.”

― Mike McCready

“I’m going to explore the possibility that my future work could be in public service rather than corporate work.”

― Mike McGavick

“The reason you do this stuff – comedy, plays, movies – is to be seized by something, to disappear in the service of an idea.”

― Mike Nichols

“Old ideas of not trading because ‘they won’t open their markets to us’ miss the entire point of allowing goods to be imported into the United States – because we want and need them and because someone here believes that the good or service received in exchange for our dollars creates value for them.”

― Mike Pompeo

“As an integral part of the Department of Agriculture, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service monitors our Nation’s agriculture to protect against agricultural pests and diseases.”

― Mike Rogers

“I never believed that my service in the U.S. Congress should become a permanent career.”

― Mike Ross

“You don’t need to be for or against the war to provide morale and support to the men and women who are fighting over seas. These are human beings who are doing a service.”

― Mike Thompson

“It’s high time for a fresh European alternative to enter the market, taking the existing Internet behemoths head on. What the world needs now is a cloud storage service that is not subject to uncontrolled access by intelligence agencies.”

― Mikko Hypponen

“U.S. intelligence has the legal right to monitor foreign communications as they go through to U.S. service providers. However, even though something is legal doesn’t make it right. I’m not American; I don’t really care about what data is being collected about American citizens. I’m worried about us, the foreigners.”

― Mikko Hypponen

“I dare suggest that the composer would do himself and his music an immediate and eventual service by total, resolute and voluntary withdrawal from this public world to one of private performance and electronic media.”

― Milton Babbitt

“Every entrepreneur needs ideas, vision, and creativity – no matter what the product or service. Not only that, but the product should truly delight customers and become an essential part of their lives.”

― Min Kao

“I am not the sort of person who divests myself of everything that came before I came to Australia. I want to take all the knowledge and experiences I gained when I was in England and put it at the service of Australia because I have to bring something to Australia – not just money but myself.”

― Miriam Margolyes

“We see government’s mission as fostering and enabling the important realms – our businesses, service clubs, Little Leagues, churches – to flourish.”

― Mitch Daniels

“While other state governments stiff their vendors, close parks, delay tax refunds, and ignore unacceptably poor service levels, Indiana state employees are setting national standards for efficiency.”

― Mitch McConnell

“We reserve our deepest respect and admiration for those who volunteer for service and give their lives to help keep our nation secure.”

― Mitt Romney

“Instead of just giving lip service to improving our schools, I will actually put the kids first and the teachers union behind in giving our kids better teachers, better options and better choices for a better future.”

― Mitt Romney

“People of different faiths, like yours and mine, sometimes wonder where we can meet in common purpose, when there are so many differences in creed and theology. Surely the answer is that we can meet in service, in shared moral convictions about our nation stemming from a common worldview.”

― Mitt Romney

“All I know is, I think I would like to continue to do public service.”

― Mohamed ElBaradei

“I do not subscribe to a feminism that demands perfection or super heroic nobility of women. But I do insist that putting women at the service of patriarchy is no victory for us.”

― Mona Eltahawy

“I was always complaining that there weren’t enough good people going into public service, so I figured I had to get behind someone I found so compelling.”

― Mona Sutphen

“We live unto Him, so committing our service to the Lord is the first and foremost priority of our lives. We can start with our reasonable service: prayer, studying, fasting, tithing, fellowshipping, and witnessing.”

― Monica Johnson

“We have an incredible national forest service, and we have an incredible child outreach program that the president has put together. I don’t see anything wrong with national service for a minimum of two years. If we were to require that, we wouldn’t need a draft.”

― Montel Williams

“I have never had a problem with national service. I am not sure the draft is the way to go about it, but I am positive that you live in a society and you take from this society, which every citizen here does. You owe something back to this country, and that should be paid back in some form of national service.”

― Montel Williams

“I was thinking I wanted to finish my life there in Hungnam doing pro bono service.”

― Moon Jae-in

“We are so accustomed to love on a human level that we find loving God for Himself either impossible or beyond our capabilities. We tend to love those who appeal to us, render us a service, or are good to us. In the degree they perform these various services, we love them.”

― Mother Angelica

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.”

― Muhammad Ali

“Why will I not give free service to my customers to get them used to mobile Internet, and to get every small town and village to use it? Everybody does promotions. In the internet world, free is normal.”

― Mukesh Ambani

“Boys are quite often whimsical. Whereas girls are modest by nature and know their responsibilities very well. Their weapons are service, sacrifice, and love, by which they conquer over the males.”

― Munshi Premchand

“The politician and the government expert receive their revenues, not from service voluntarily purchased on the market, but from a compulsory levy on the populace. These officials, therefore, wholly lack the pecuniary incentive to care about serving the public properly and competently.”

― Murray Rothbard

“I wish we had a system where you are given a bill including service and that people were paid properly so they didn’t have to rely on tips. In different restaurants there are different policies and it’s all very confusing.”

― Murray Walker

“’Modern Family’ is unique in that it’s telling the story of three different families, which is a huge amount of characters to service.”

― Nahnatchka Khan

“A+E has always looked in places where others didn’t want to look. There’s a service in that.”

― Nancy Dubuc

“When you meet a veteran, thank them for their service.”

― Nancy Dubuc

“Barack Obama wants teacher service scholarships.”

― Nancy Gibbs

“A president can’t go to every memorial service.”

― Nancy Gibbs

“You can start right where you stand and apply the habit of going the extra mile by rendering more service and better service than you are now being paid for.”

― Napoleon Hill

“When you think of the exponential speed and scale of expansion of social media or a service, you have to believe that it is equally possible to rapidly transform the lives of those who have long stood on the margins of hope.”

― Narendra Modi

“All my time not devoted to my master’s service was spent either in prayer, or in making experiments in casting different things in moulds made of earth, in attempting to make paper, gunpowder, and many other experiments, that, although I could not perfect, yet convinced me of its practicability if I had the means.”

― Nat Turner

“For Net-A-Porter and its customers, luxury means exceptional service, 24-7 – wherever they are, whenever they have time.”

― Natalie Massenet

“My manager has season tix to the Dodgers, four seats to 40 games, and they’re right behind the plate, I mean, they’re amazing, food and waiter service, which is insane.”

― Nate Corddry

“I wish to be useful, and every kind of service necessary to the public good becomes honorable by being necessary.”

― Nathan Hale

“Micropayments are great if you use them for a product or service with certain properties. It must be one where you can get away with usage-based pricing, and where there is a strong rationale for making it cheap, yet not free.”

― Nathan Myhrvold

“There’s a stigma attached to being an actor. People from ‘Big Brother’ call themselves actors. There’s so much crap. It’s not about appreciating that we’re here to service the public, that we’re storytellers. It doesn’t sit comfortably with me.”

― Nathan Phillips

“I really don’t think of power. I think more of service to the people of my state.”

― Naveen Patnaik

“I come from a middle-class family, where you grow up thinking about government service. But when I went to Harvard, I saw that entrepreneurs and business leaders were just like me. It gave me a feeling that I could also do such things.”

― Naveen Tewari

“I wrote a song that basically turned into a public service announcement for the fellas out there, like, ‘Should you run into this type of woman, run for your life!’ So the name of the song is ‘Run,’ featuring the rapper ScHoolboy Q. It’s one of the standouts on the album, in my personal opinion.”

― Ne-Yo

“A lot of people out there pay good lip service to the idea of personal freedom… right up to the point that someone tries to do something that they don’t personally approve of.”

― Neal Boortz

“No matter what product or service your company offers, people have a way of finding out if you are genuinely providing value.”

― Neil Blumenthal

“It’s sad that we have become so accustomed to bad service that we’re shocked when we get good service.”

― Neil Cavuto

“I’ve spent quality time in the aerospace community, with my service on two presidential commissions, but at heart, I’m an academic. Being an academic means I don’t wield power over person, place or thing. I don’t command armies; I don’t lead labor unions. All I have is the power of thought.”

― Neil deGrasse Tyson

“Keep in mind that if you take a tour through a hospital and look at every machine with on and off switch that is brought into the service of diagnosing the human condition, that machine is based on principles of physics discovered by a physicist in a machine designed by an engineer.”

― Neil deGrasse Tyson

“Saddam Hussein was fascinated by ancient Babylon and Assyria. He made money available to protect and develop the great archaeological sites. The great achievements of Mesopotamian civilisation were pressed into the service of the Ba’athist regime.”

― Neil MacGregor

“Everybody pays lip service to the safety of the aeroplane, but nobody is prepared to pay for it.”

― Nevil Shute

“I don’t think you can create effectively toward expectation. I’m not in the service business.”

― Nic Pizzolatto

“At a grand evening service in a church, my concerto created such a furor that the worshippers rushed out to keep the crowd outside the church quiet.”

― Niccolo Paganini

“When you invest your time, you make a goal and a decision of something that you want to accomplish. Whether it’s make good grades in school, be a good athlete, be a good person, go down and do some community service and help somebody who’s in need, whatever it is you choose to do, you’re investing your time in that.”

― Nick Saban

“I learned that most people buy based on emotion, not on a rational breakdown of the product or service.”

― Nick Woodman

“In Japan, the attention to detail in customer service is an experience that is unlike anywhere else. It’s really quite special. I think everyone who’s interested in fashion would do well to take a trip to learn about presentation and the way the merchandise is handed to you. These are skills that no one really thinks about.”

― Nick Wooster

“What I’ve come to find out is it doesn’t matter if you’re selling a $10,000 gown or toilet paper: The everyday sort of humdrum of customer service and retail is the same.”

― Nico Santos

“When I was younger, my father was in the Foreign Service and we lived in Nigeria, Panama, and London, but for the most part I grew up in the South and D.C. I got the travel bug as a little person and I’ve bounced around a lot.”

― Nicole Beharie

“I have invested at least 20 years in business and my own reputation. I’m excited to come into public service, because I think I have something to offer and to contribute. In no way will I put myself in a position of undoing what’s taken 20 years to build.”

― Nigel S. Wright

“The guest gets at least as much service with us as with some established airline, if not even more. And at by far a favourable price. Thus the passengers remain gladly with us.”

― Niki Lauda

“In ‘Ek Duje’… I play Suman, a girl who runs her own tiffin service in Delhi. She is calm and composed at home but quite bold when it comes to facing the outside world.”

― Nikita Dutta

“Another differentiator is that Skype is free and simple to set up, and it costs us virtually nothing for a new user to join the Skype network, which is why we can offer the service for free.”

― Niklas Zennstrom

“Life is a crusade in the service of God. Whether we wished to or not, we set out as crusaders to free – not the Holy Sepulcher – but that God buried in matter and in our souls.”

― Nikos Kazantzakis

“Do some selfless service for people who are in need. Consider the whole picture, not just our little selves.”

― Nina Hagen

“With all of our big-hit shows – like ‘Big Bang Theory,’ and even ‘How I Met Your Mother’ – when they first started, you have multiple characters to service, and you want to make sure that the audience has a chance to get the concept, get the emotional arc, and really engage with the relationships.”

― Nina Tassler

“The problem with the mobile industry is that it deals with an intangible service which is largely similar across major players. Most consumers cannot tell the difference between Vodafone and Orange, or AT&T and Verizon in the U.S., beyond the colors and the logos. I suspect neither can the companies.”

― Nirmalya Kumar

“I think that sometimes, as producers, we just service the artists who’s really just the main front or person. You know, our roles are really just to help them get where they’re supposed to go.”

― No I.D.

“There are major efforts being made to dismantle Social Security, the public schools, the post office – anything that benefits the population has to be dismantled. Efforts against the U.S. Postal Service are particularly surreal.”

― Noam Chomsky

“WikiLeaks is a service to the population. Assange should get an award for – presidential medal of honor.”

― Noam Chomsky

“My hearing loss was essentially due to noise exposure during my military service. I was on an anti-submarine sub-chaser in WWII, and we had lots of depth charges going off all around us. There were plenty of explosions, and they were loud!”

― Norm Crosby

“The greatest service we can do the common man is to abolish him and make all men uncommon.”

― Norman Angell

“I had a lot of time to think in the service; I swore that, if I survived, nothing would keep me from an acting career.”

― Norman Fell

“But I would defy anyone to go back over the years and tell me anyone whose career I’ve ruined, anyone whom I’ve driven out of the service, anyone I’ve fired from a job.”

― Norman Schwarzkopf

“I will devote my body and soul to the service of the people and the nation.”

― Norodom Sihamoni

“Culture’s essential service to a religion is to destroy intellectual idolatry, the recurrent tendency in religion to replace the object of its worship with its present understanding and forms of approach to that object.”

― Northrop Frye

“When one loves one’s Art no service seems too hard.”

― O. Henry

“I did my military service from 1989 – 92 and I was never shot at or had to fire on anybody. I was very lucky. I was more involved in intelligence and counter-intelligence.”

― Oded Fehr

“Always render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be.”

― Og Mandino

“I was ever of the opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up a large family, did more service than he who continued single, and only talked of population.”

― Oliver Goldsmith

“All of my high school male teachers were WWII and/or Korean War veterans. They taught my brothers and me the value of service to our country and reinforced what our dad had shown us about the meaning of service.”

― Oliver North

“My joy knows no bounds… I will devote all my energy and all the powers available to me to the service of Nigeria and humanity.”

― Olusegun Obasanjo

“What is the purpose of public service? It’s to solve problems for the people you represent and certainly in the United States Senate, thinking about your state and thinking about your country as well.”

― Olympia Snowe

“Two truths are all too often overshadowed in today’s political discourse: Public service is a most honorable pursuit, and so is bipartisanship.”

― Olympia Snowe

“What motivated me to dedicate myself to public service for nearly two-thirds of my life was the chance to produce results for those people who entrusted me to be their voice and their champion.”

― Olympia Snowe

“I am convinced that the best service a retired general can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his suit and to mothball his opinions.”

― Omar N. Bradley

“Playing Michael Jackson’s memorial service was one of the hardest things to do because it was literally a few days after he had passed, and Kenny Ortega, who was directing it all, was like ‘You’re gonna come out and sing.’ So not only was I completely shaken up, I didn’t know how I was gonna get through it.”

― Orianthi

“I happen to think CHIP has done a terrific job for for people who really needed the help. I have taken the position around here my whole Senate service. I believe in helping those who cannot help themselves but would if they could.”

― Orrin Hatch

“I may be leaving the Senate, but the next chapter in my public service is just beginning.”

― Orrin Hatch

“Somewhere in the mix, we forgot the very critical people who deliver the service.”

― Oscar Munoz

“Our employees and competitors thought we were docile. We want to be defiantly disruptive. I don’t mean necessarily by launching price wars but by being the best at the basics – having the best customer service, the best on-time performance, the best coffee – in a thoughtful, not a testosterone-laced, way.”

― Oscar Munoz

“We are dedicated to setting the standard for customer service among U.S. airlines, as we elevate the experience our customers have with us from booking to baggage claim.”

― Oscar Munoz

“It’s so important that we tell customers what’s going on as best as we can. And we’re trying to do that. We don’t often know ourselves, for so many different factors, but reliability, flexibility, and information are the three critical customer service orientations.”

― Oscar Munoz

“I think one of the things that, at least, I found out over – and many have in the industry – is that of all the customer service desires and needs, price is one of them.”

― Oscar Munoz

“At the end of the day, the differential, I believe, on the airline space has got to be about the product and the service that you provide. And again, I can’t express that enough. That comes from people. It is a people business, and my primary focus is to get our 84,000-plus people back aligned, back engaged, and back focused on our customer.”

― Oscar Munoz

“It is my mission to ensure we make the changes needed to provide our customers with the highest level of service and the deepest sense of respect. Ultimately, our actions will speak louder than words.”

― Oscar Munoz

“Using a service such as, students can save on average more than $600 a year when they rent textbooks over purchasing them.”

― Osman Rashid

“Let us go forward in this battle fortified by conviction that those who labour in the service of a great and good cause will never fail.”

― Owen Arthur

“Public-Private Partnership in financing, service delivery and provision of workspaces and training of trainers must be promoted to meet the demand and supply gap in the field of skill development.”

― Pallam Raju

“The Digital Millennium Copyright Act indemnifies Internet Service Providers (ISP) such as Harvard from copyright abuses committed over their computer networks.”

― Parker Conrad

“Zenefits is basically a service that manages all of your payroll, benefits, and associated HR details that come along with those. Dealing with new employee onboarding, offer letters, and managing that – and we do it for free.”

― Parker Conrad

“When we started, we thought about the scale of the Internet – if everyone was using the service at the same time, what would that look like?”

― Parker Harris

“The federal government spends millions to run the Postal Service. I could lose your mail for half of that.”

― Pat Paulsen

“I imagine if Spotify becomes something that people are willing to pay for, then I’m sure iTunes will just create their own service, and they’re actually fair to artists.”

― Patrick Carney

“The idea of a streaming service, like Netflix for music, I’m not totally against it. It’s just we won’t put all of our music on it until there are enough subscribers for it to make sense.”

― Patrick Carney

“One of the important lessons of the Internet is, how easy it is to get things done completely shapes what gets created. For that reason, technologies like Amazon’s cloud service are very important. Even if they aren’t technically impressive, they make things easy to do.”

― Patrick Collison

“Whether we’re talking about leadership, teamwork, or client service, there is no more powerful attribute than the ability to be genuinely honest about one’s weaknesses, mistakes, and needs for help.”

― Patrick Lencioni

“Clients don’t expect perfection from the service providers they hire, but they do expect honesty and transparency. There is no better way to demonstrate this than by acknowledging when a mistake has been made and humbly apologizing for it.”

― Patrick Lencioni

“Although most executives pay lip service to the idea of hiring for cultural fit, few have the courage or discipline to make it the primary criteria for bringing someone into the company.”

― Patrick Lencioni

“My mom raised me with the idea of doing public service, and I definitely want to go in that direction. But I also want to follow in my dad’s entrepreneurial footsteps.”

― Patrick Schwarzenegger

“We’re in the service business by nature, but when we can transition that into ownership things, we love it. Our clients love it, too. We get deluged with offers to get involved with this or that. Silver Lake helps us funnel those opportunities.”

― Patrick Whitesell

“Microprocessors were instantly attractive to us because you could build something for a fraction of the cost of conventional electronics. That’s essentially what we did with the Traf-O-Data computer – only it was too narrow and challenging an area to try to build a service business in.”

― Paul Allen

“So one important lesson of Vietnam is, the first casualty of an unwise and unjust war are the American troops called on to fight it. Their service should be honored.”

― Paul Begala

“We have to design a health delivery system by actually talking to people and asking, ‘What would make this service better for you?’ As soon as you start asking, you get a flood of answers.”

― Paul Farmer

“The MAVNI program allows citizenship to be granted to any enlistee who serves one day of wartime service.”

― Paul Gosar

“I did not come to Augusta to provide lip service. I came to work for the Maine people. I also came to Augusta to root out crooked politicians and government corruption.”

― Paul LePage

“When I wake up on a Monday morning and I realise I don’t have to go and work at the civil service, I really think I’ve won.”

― Paul Merton

“I’d rather do community service than sit and write a load of Christmas cards.”

― Paul O’Grady

“I went to work for the Civil Service. I’d wanted to work for the Ministry of Defence because I had some far-fetched idea that it had something to do with the Avengers, but I ended up in Social Security.”

― Paul O’Grady

“After failing four times and after working for other people and realizing that nobody paid attention to the food like they should have, we wanted to just pay attention to the food and service.”

― Paul Prudhomme

“The reason I got involved in public service, by and large, if I had to credit one thinker, one person, it would be Ayn Rand. The fight we are in here, make no mistake about it, is a fight of individualism versus collectivism.”

― Paul Ryan

“I lived at the Gramercy Park Hotel for about 10 years. It was terrific. It was a pleasantly run-down hotel of the ’70s and ’80s with a mix of older, rent-controlled apartment dwellers, Europeans and new wave and punk bands. The room service was great, the hamburger was terrific, and they had a doctor who made house calls.”

― Paul Shaffer

“I don’t like the royal family, I don’t like the establishment, I don’t like the civil service.”

― Paul Weller

“I introduced myself to then-Lieutenant General Petraeus and told him about my research interests; he gave me his card and offered to put me in touch with other researchers and service members working on the same issues.”

― Paula Broadwell

“I am sorry to be leaving the BBC. I have enjoyed a fascinating seven years at the corporation and am particularly proud to have played a small part in the development of the BBC’s Global News services, BBC World Service and BBC World.”

― Pauline Neville-Jones

“The BBC’s television, radio and online services remain an important part of British culture and the fact the BBC continues to thrive amongst audiences at home and abroad is testament to a professional and dedicated management team who are committed to providing a quality public service.”

― Pauline Neville-Jones

“Women may give lip service to wanting husbands who take on an equal role in raising children, but many will pull rank when an important decision, like how to discipline or what baby sitter to hire, has to be made.”

― Pepper Schwartz

“The majority of companies using BitPay to accept bitcoin are small businesses that are benefitting from lower transaction fees, faster service, and increased security for fraudulent transactions.”

― Perianne Boring

“With Bitcoin, every transaction is publicly verified, so many risks are eliminated, including chargeback fraud or ‘friendly fraud.’ This is when a customer purchases something online with a credit card; waits to receive the goods or service, then requests a chargeback refund. The bank then forcibly takes the funds out of the merchant’s account.”

― Perianne Boring

“When I came back into show business in ’88 after spending 20-odd years in the civil service, it wasn’t planned.”

― Pete Best

“Military service might sound like a totally different environment, but every experience you fall back on later, it makes you smarter. Why wouldn’t that be true of the military, too?”

― Pete Buttigieg

“Frankly, no issue is worth shutting down the government and denying pay to those committed to public service.”

― Pete Gallego

“Memorial Day isn’t just about honoring veterans, its honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans had the fortune of coming home. For us, that’s a reminder of when we come home we still have a responsibility to serve. It’s a continuation of service that honors our country and those who fell defending it.”

― Pete Hegseth

“From my experience as Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, if a congressperson is identified as a potential target by a foreign intelligence service, that individual is notified.”

― Pete Hoekstra

“I’ve dedicated my life to public service, and I feel it’s still a noble profession. However, I also understand it’s a contact sport.”

― Pete Visclosky

“’Zero Dark Thirty’ is a great piece of filmmaking and does a valuable public service by raising difficult questions most Hollywood movies shy away from, but as of this writing, it seems that one of its central themes – that torture was instrumental to tracking down bin Laden – is not supported by the facts.”

― Peter Bergen

“There is a lot of lip service paid in this Congress and downtown at the White House about family values and small business. Who better represents family values and small business than the fishermen and women on the Oregon and California coast.”

― Peter DeFazio

“Your mission is to find a product or service that can positively impact the lives of 1 billion people because that’s the game we’re playing today.”

― Peter Diamandis

“The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.”

― Peter Drucker

“Suppliers and especially manufacturers have market power because they have information about a product or a service that the customer does not and cannot have, and does not need if he can trust the brand. This explains the profitability of brands.”

― Peter Drucker

“We’ll be launching the new public prosecution service in Northern Ireland tomorrow. I’ll be doing it in Belfast tomorrow. This is an entirely new era, in which criminal justice now exercised on an equal basis, not the old basis in which community division was a feature.”

― Peter Hain

“Whatever you may think of Mrs. Clinton as a character, I think she believes quite strongly in public service.”

― Peter Jennings

“The Peninsula – it’s a combination of great service and good design.”

― Peter Marino

“Out of profound gratitude for my adopted country, I can only say that I would like in this land to live and die, and while I live to help other people as much as possible, believing that only in service to other people can I possibly express my gratitude for all that America has done for me.”

― Peter Marshall

“White House leaks of classified information put the lives of U.S. service members, intelligence officers, and civilians at risk. That’s why I support a measure passed by the Senate Intelligence Committee to crack down on such leaks.”

― Peter T. King

“People are worried about privacy, and its one of the reasons people are using a service like SnapChat.”

― Peter Thiel

“The big challenge with Internet financial services has been that it’s very difficult to get large numbers of customers to sign up for your service.”

― Peter Thiel

“Normally, architects render a service. They implement what other people want. This is not what I do. I like to develop the use of the building together with the client, in a process, so that as we go along we become more intelligent.”

― Peter Zumthor

“I see myself in public service in Zimbabwe. I would prefer an advisory role – cabinet secretary, minister of trade or the arts, or something like that. I don’t want to be just a writer.”

― Petina Gappah

“When I’m in the mood for room service, my favorite order is a peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich.”

― Pharrell Williams

“With an extraordinary amount of federal employees authorized to use 100% official time on behalf of their union, the federal government loses the immensely valuable civil service for which he or she was originally hired to perform.”

― Phil Gingrey

“Once we as doctors are entrusted with the well-being of our patients and their children, it is our duty to take action, to be selfless, and fulfill our obligation to the service of others. I did so willingly, and it brought me great joy throughout my professional career. However, I always had a desire to do more.”

― Phil Gingrey

“My father was a man who didn’t consider himself learned. He was a man who liked to be a farmer. He enjoyed his dairy farm and felt the calling. So there was a dedication. I was dedicated as a child to the service of God, and so there was this continual centering of a greater purpose than your own.”

― Phil Jackson

“When I was young, I was dedicated to become a minister – my brothers and I were formally brought in front of the congregation in a dedication ceremony, where we were dedicated to the future service of God.”

― Phil Jackson

“Certainly, when I’d left Iraq back in 2008, I’d been proud of my service, but whether we’d been successful or not was still an open question.”

― Phil Klay

“I have spent many years working in education and media, from hosting documentaries to being a spokesperson for Discovery Education to revolutionizing youth environmental service through my non-profit, EarthEcho International.”

― Philippe Cousteau, Jr.

“In the service of Caesar, everything is legitimate.”

― Pierre Corneille

“The gods’ service is tolerable, man’s intolerable.”

― Plato

“Among us, who is above must be in service of the others. This doesn’t mean we have to wash each other’s feet every day, but we must help one another.”

― Pope Francis

“The Church is or should go back to being a community of God’s people, and priests, pastors and bishops, who have the care of souls, are at the service of the people of God.”

― Pope Francis

“Religion has the right to express its opinion in the service of the people, but God in creation has set us free: it is not possible to interfere spiritually in the life of a person.”

― Pope Francis

“Love never ends or fails. Love never ends. Everything must be based on love – the relation between two friends, my ministry, my service; the church services in every field must be based on love. Why? Because God is Love.”

― Pope Theodoros II

“I like being on a plane with no phone service because I get so much work done.”

― Pramila Jayapal

“The talent for discovering the unique and marketable characteristics of a product and service is a designer’s most valuable asset.”

― Primo Angeli

“For many, Christmas is also a time for coming together. But for others, service will come first.”

― Queen Elizabeth II

“I have in sincerity pledged myself to your service, as so many of you are pledged to mine. Throughout all my life and with all my heart I shall strive to be worthy of your trust.”

― Queen Elizabeth II

“I declare before you all that my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong.”

― Queen Elizabeth II

“If you say actors have a social responsibility to do things, you are right, in a way. It’s a wishful decision. But if it’s done out of force, I don’t think it will accomplish anything. Everybody starts counting how much work they have done and see if they have done their due for the week. That is not social service. You need to go way beyond that.”

― R. Madhavan

“I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.”

― Rabindranath Tagore

“I love ‘O Holy Night.’ On Christmas Eve, there’s a service at the church where I grew up, and at midnight, we would always sing, ‘O Holy Night’ with candles.”

― Rachel Boston

“For years I had lived in my body half-consciously, ignoring it mostly, dismissing its agendas wherever I could, and forever pressing it into the service of mental conceptions that resulted, almost as a by-product, sometimes in its pleasuring and sometimes in its abuse.”

― Rachel Cusk

“I think service is honorable, and that was always inculcated in me.”

― Rachel Maddow

“Documentaries are inherently instinctual; you’re constantly moment to moment, determining what the best place for the camera is to tell the story, usually in service of natural lighting.”

― Rachel Morrison

“Many of us endure pain in the service of beauty every single day. We rip off our hair with hot wax, jam our soft skin into modern-day corsets, and burn our scalps with dyes.”

― Rachel Simmons

“Religious and spiritual leaders should be held accountable for environmental activism, not only because they have access to large communities and can influence votes, but because service is integral to religious and spiritual life.”

― Radhanath Swami

“John Spratt did a great job of constituent service. When somebody had a problem, he would jump on it. The reason I ran against him was that he was one way in the district and then when he got to Washington, he voted the opposite.”

― Ralph Norman

“A service of worship is primarily a service to God. When we realize this and act upon it, we make it a service to men.”

― Ralph W. Sockman

“I like the silent church before the service begins, better than any preaching.”

― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Our own self-realization is the greatest service we can render the world.”

― Ramana Maharshi

“Throughout my career in public service, the residents I have had the privilege of fighting for have embraced who I am, especially my Palestinian roots. This is what I want to bring to the United States Congress: an unapologetic display of the fabric of the people in this country.”

― Rashida Tlaib

“Confrontational or not, my approach to public service has always been fighting for my families.”

― Rashida Tlaib

“I take a very different approach to public service. I’m a person that always takes it out in the streets and in the courts… the tool box that is attached to me is very diverse.”

― Rashida Tlaib

“Growing up during the Depression, I worked for the Forest Service and CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps). I tend to work very, very hard. I wouldn’t change that for anything.”

― Raymond Burr

“Yahoo! had a choice. It chose to provide an e-mail service hosted on servers based inside China, making itself subject to Chinese legal jurisdiction. It didn’t have to do that. It could have provided a service hosted offshore only.”

― Rebecca MacKinnon

“The ‘Shawshank Redemption’ has nothing to do with China, but that hasn’t kept social media censors from blocking the movie’s title from searches on the country’s most popular Twitter-like microblogging service, Weibo.”

― Rebecca MacKinnon

“Nobody is forcing anybody who is uncomfortable with the terms of service to use Facebook. Executives point out that Internet users have choices on the Web.”

― Rebecca MacKinnon

“In Britain, a ‘block list’ of harmful Web sites, used by all the major Internet Service Providers, is maintained by a private foundation with little transparency and no judicial or government oversight of the list.”

― Rebecca MacKinnon

“’Intermediary liability’ means that the intermediary, a service that acts as ‘intermediate’ conduit for the transmission or publication of information, is held liable or legally responsible for everything its users do.”

― Rebecca MacKinnon

“Trade shows such as the wire tappers’ ball are highly secretive and ban journalists from attending. None of the U.S. agencies that attended the wire tappers’ ball – including the FBI, the Secret Service, and every branch of the military – were willing to comment when a reporter queried them about their attendance.”

― Rebecca MacKinnon

“Plenty of the women who were single in the nineteenth century wrote about their desire to evade marriage. Marriage was scary in a lot of ways. It often involved having a lot of kids, losing your autonomy, being in service to a husband and children who were often born at an unremitting pace without the benefit of modern medicine.”

― Rebecca Traister

“In the U.S., HBO is a very aggressive service.”

― Reed Hastings

“I don’t know of any Internet service that opens on a regional basis.”

― Reed Hastings

“I missed so many opportunities along the way to do what I wanted to do because I didn’t have the confidence to tell myself, much less anybody else, ‘Yes, this is the business I wanted to be a part of, and not feeling that I had the talent… and letting it go all the way through Notre Dame and then through two years of Navy service.”

― Regis Philbin

“My belief and goal is that every professional in the world should be on a service liked LinkedIn.”

― Reid Hoffman

“I love the opportunity to tell stories that people should know. I think it puts what we do as actors on the level of nurses and doctors. It takes us out of this idea of entertainment into an act of service.”

― Renee Elise Goldsberry

“My parents were engineers. In the 1970s, they came to the United States as refugees from Uganda. Seeing everything this country did for my family inspired me to want to give back through public service.”

― Reshma Saujani

“The Boy Scouts, of course, had an influence on me because I learned about service in the community.”

― Rex Tillerson

“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

“I don’t want to do business with those who don’t make a profit, because they can’t give the best service.”

― Richard Bach

“I did not want to avoid service. I did realize reservists could be called up, and that it was something that I wanted to do.”

― Richard Blumenthal

“You should not build your customer service system on the premise that your organisation will never question the whims of your clients.”

― Richard Branson

“As more airlines consolidated and grew larger and more focused on the bottom line, flying in the U.S. became an awful experience. Despite moves to block our airline from flying, Virgin America began service in August 2007 – with the goal of making flying good again.”

― Richard Branson

“We need a national service that throws us all together, the urban with the rural, the Fox News types with the MSNBC crowd. That way, Americans can get to know Americans and learn – as previous generations did – that we are all Americans.”

― Richard Cohen

“After two terms as California’s Governator, Schwarzenegger slipped comfortably back into pictures with ‘The Last Stand,’ a modern Western, then crammed into the wide screen, as if it were a service elevator, with fellow ’80s muscle car Sylvester Stallone in ‘Escape Plan.’”

― Richard Corliss

“We must permeate the stores with creativity and offer service when and to the degree the customer wants it. Of course, it means offering all the omni bells and whistles they want, like in-store pickup, same-day delivery, and mobile point of sale, and all of this must be done every hour of every day the store is open.”

― Richard Hayne

“Don’t worry if they’re Democrats or Republicans. Give them service and they’ll become Democrats.”

― Richard J. Daley

“The ghastly thing about postal strikes is that after they are over, the service returns to normal.”

― Richard J. Needham

“Be it whim or emergency, the modern laboratory is equally at the service of romance, equally ready to gratify mankind with a torpedo or a toy.”

― Richard Le Gallienne

“I only have an awareness of what I’m trying to achieve as an actor and what my job as the character is to service.”

― Richard Madden

“My military service has been attacked by people who have never picked up a rifle and manned a post.”

― Richard Ojeda

“We must look for leaders who have exhibited a lifetime of service to their communities and have proven that their intention is to help people.”

― Richard Ojeda

“I am not going to apologize for my service to the country.”

― Richard Painter

“Raising or caring for children requires sacrifice and service, which, I believe, heals us from the destructive forces of self-centeredness.”

― Richard Paul Evans

“Malaysia Airlines is a robust airline – it’s been around for many years. It has an excellent reputation, both for service and for safety.”

― Richard Quest

“In my opinion, most organized religion does neither agentic service nor relational nurturance very well.”

― Richard Rohr

“I feel bound to respect Ronald Reagan, as every American should – not least because he chose a career of public service when he could have made a lot more money doing something else, and not least because he took genuine risks for peace.”

― Rick Perlstein

“Typically, an historic site is considered by the National Park Service to contain a single historical feature, while generally a National Historic Park extends beyond single properties or buildings.”

― Rick Renzi

“I think health care is a mess. I think that, as a free market person, you can’t even have that discussion unless you know what the service costs.”

― Rick Santelli

“Vets are different than other people. Frontline or support, they carry themselves differently than the rest of us. It is as if they entered the service as one person and came out another, and that is the person who they are the rest of their lives.”

― Rick Tumlinson

“Well, in the first place, military service, they don’t call it service for nothing. You are actually serving your country. And it is a worthy and valid vocation.”

― Rick Warren

“Being in service and being involved in something that is greater than you is what makes a person complete and whole. The very first thing I ever did in terms of activism was for an anti-atom bomb rally.”

― Rita Moreno

“It’s interesting – what are you willing to give up in terms of your privacy for access to other people? For access to things you think you desperately need. Ultimately, it’s that old saying, isn’t it? If the service is free, then the product is you. The thing being sold is you. There’s a product for sale in you and your data.”

― Riz Ahmed

“Changing the conversation about how Americans perceive veterans is really important. These are hardworking, dedicated, innovative people who deserve quality employment when they return home from their military service.”

― Rob Riggle

“The Silent Service is all together too silent. It’s important to begin to highlight the critical importance of the Silent Service to our national security.”

― Rob Simmons

“Memorial Service: Farewell party for someone who already left.”

― Robert Byrne

“Start where you are. Distant fields always look greener, but opportunity lies right where you are. Take advantage of every opportunity of service.”

― Robert Collier

“True, most Americans give lip service to the proposition that even the most exalted among us have their flaws, but we are eager to believe that presidents manage to rise above the limitations that beset the rest of us.”

― Robert Dallek

“Pressed into service means pressed out of shape.”

― Robert Frost

“Corporate conglomerates run without regulation do not work in the service of society, and run reckless and unchecked whenever possible.”

― Robert Greenwald

“And you yourself always be seated at the middle fo the high table that your presence as lord or lady may appear openly to all, and that you may plainly see on either side all the service and all the faults.”

― Robert Grosseteste

“The word ‘endorse’ has a very specific meaning with the Internal Revenue Service. It has a very specific meaning with the political world, too. So although I cannot officially endorse Donald Trump, I’m very supportive of him. I think he would make a great president of the United States.”

― Robert Jeffress

“I have always that there ought to be some kind of mandatory national service, not necessarily in the military but to show everybody that freedom isn’t free, that everybody has an obligation to the nation as a community.”

― Robert M. Gates

“Which is supposed to mean they’re doing something in their broadcasting they would not do is they were simply out to maximize profit; if they were really public service institutions, not purely profit maximizing institutions.”

― Robert McChesney

“During a movie, you lose all ability to focus on your own interests. Your life is in service. After that you just want to disappear, switch off the phone, and sleep and watch movies for a month.”

― Robert Richardson

“It is extremely hard to bring a claim for compensation against the police or the Crown Prosecution Service, even when a person has been charged with an offence and later cleared.”

― Robert Rinder

“When an American veteran comes to VA, it is not up to him to employ a team of lawyers to get VA to say yes. It is up to VA to get the veteran to yes, and that is customer service.”

― Robert Wilkie

“When our veterans walk into any VA facility, they converse with men and women who speak the unique language of military service.”

― Robert Wilkie

“Instead of forcing everyone to buy health insurance, Congress should pass a law protecting the uninsured from being charged more than the insurance companies are for a given service.”

― Robert Zubrin

“Amazon has overreached. In service of its fledgling drone delivery operation, Prime Air, Amazon appears to be planning to force communities to accept drone flights at any time of day or night – and is working overtime to ensure that states and cities cannot protect their residents from drones.”

― Robin Hayes

“Nothing gets my journalistic juices flowing more than a seaside chalet, the mention of a private jet, or room service in St. Tropez.”

― Robin Leach

“My husband was an Air Force pilot man years ago and recently an Air Force wife thanked me for my service! I laughed and said, ‘No, I wasn’t in the Air Force, my husband was!’ And she smiled and said, ‘If he served, you served. And thank you.’”

― Robyn Carr

“When reporters are in the business of obtaining hard facts that service the free flow of information, journalists should have a right to obtain that information without fear of personal ruin or incarceration.”

― Rod Lurie

“I had never had a particularly warm feeling about Richard Nixon, and it didn’t get any warmer after my service.”

― Rodney Frelinghuysen

“Dogs notice, they share, they draw conclusions, they like it when they’re able to be of service and are touchingly grateful when they’re praised.”

― Roger Ebert

“At a car dealership, the person who sells the car is the hero, and also gets the commission. But if the mechanics don’t service that car well, the customer won’t return.”

― Roger Staubach

“There’s always something special when the service academies play each other that’s not in any other game. This is not a regular game, and everyone involved knows that.”

― Roger Staubach

“At our company, our Design and Construction Consulting Service Team not only helps eliminate the risks inherent in the construction process, they typically save our clients 5% – 10% on overall construction costs. They also help make sure projects come in on time.”

― Roger Staubach

“Service football is extremely respectable and very competitive. They’ve won some big games.”

― Roger Staubach

“In nominating young women and men to our service academies, it must only be about who you are, not who you know.”

― Ron Barber

“Washington was a swamp. It was not somewhere that they believed people would want to go, so the idea was that people got involved as a public service, not to make a career out of it.”

― Ron DeSantis

“Whatever shape my future service takes, I look forward to doing my part to help get our country back on track.”

― Ron DeSantis

“The VA should use every tool at their disposal to support and treat our veterans, including the specialized care offered by service dogs.”

― Ron DeSantis

“In times of tumult, voters are likely to forgive a president, if not reward him, for compromises made in service of solutions.”

― Ron Fournier

“I’ve worked as grocery store cashier; I’ve worked at a bank call center and as a Lady Liberty for Liberty Tax Service dancing around with the sign for a while.”

― Ron Funches

“Oregonians aren’t the only ones who recognize the extraordinary service and sacrifice of their state’s National Guard.”

― Ron Wyden

“For Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm, 267,300 reserve component service men and women were called to service.”

― Ron Wyden

“With the selection of Acting Secret Service Director Joseph P. Clancy as the director, President Obama has guaranteed that the agency will continue to lurch from one shocking security failure to another.”

― Ronald Kessler

“On a regular basis, to appease White House or campaign staffs, Secret Service officials order agents to ignore basic security rules and let people into events without being put through a magnetometer or metal detector.”

― Ronald Kessler

“To become a Secret Service agent, applicants must pass a polygraph exam. But after being hired, agents are never required to undergo regular lie detector testing again.”

― Ronald Kessler

“Agents who have left the Secret Service to join other federal law enforcement agencies report that training in firearms and counterterrorism tactics in those agencies in many cases far exceeds the quality of what the Secret Service offered.”

― Ronald Kessler

“To reform the Secret Service, the agency needs a director from outside the agency who will be immune from that culture and not beholden to entrenched bureaucrats within the agency.”

― Ronald Kessler

“The taxpayer – that’s someone who works for the federal government but doesn’t have to take the civil service examination.”

― Ronald Reagan

“Business is not just doing deals; business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships.”

― Ross Perot

“When I started out in Facebook, it had only 20 people. I saw it grow to a thousand employees and from five million users to over a billion users. I saw it evolve from a service that served college students to one that served the world.”

― Ruchi Sanghvi

“Technological progress becomes even more exciting when it enters into the service of the social idea which demands that not only a small elite but humanity at large should profit by it.”

― Rudolf Christoph Eucken

“When I go out, I’m always dressed up. Not in drag but always prepared to be ‘on.’ Just in case somebody’s going to take a picture. Everyone has a Facebook page, so no matter what, I’m prepared to service the public.”

― RuPaul

“The CNN international is a different service – it is even more leftist and anti-American than CNN is. That’s their business, that’s fine, but it can’t be getting any revenue. There is no cable network that I know of anywhere in the world other than in America that pays them for their products.”

― Rupert Murdoch

“Health care’s like any other product or service: if the consumer is in charge of spending his money on it, then the market will make sure that it is affordable.”

― Rush Limbaugh

“Even more amazing than modern technology is our opportunity to access information directly from Heaven, without hardware, software, or monthly service fees.”

― Russell M. Nelson

“Service of any type requires preparation.”

― Russell M. Nelson

“Preparation for a mission is important. A mission is a voluntary act of service to God and humankind. Missionaries support that privilege with their personal savings. Parents, families, friends, and donors to the General Missionary Fund may also assist.”

― Russell M. Nelson

“Service is the key to everything in life.”

― Russell Simmons

“I think people instinctively know that their job is to give service and that they are part of a community. It had a great impact on me when my father walked the picket lines and I walked with him during the civil rights movement.”

― Russell Simmons

“My financial service business is the absolute best thing I have done to empower the poor. I run many charities and fight many political causes, but my financial service company is the greatest gift I’ve given.”

― Russell Simmons

“If you just needed the skills to pass the bar, two years would be enough. But if you think of law as a learned profession, then a third year is an opportunity for, on the one hand, public service and practice experience, but on the other, also to take courses that round out the law that you didn’t have time to do.”

― Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“If I don’t get the service or if I don’t the ball in the box, where I want it, I start drifting into midfield. I go and look for the ball. I try to be important for the team in other areas.”

― Ruud van Nistelrooy

“Building outrageous expectations about the next big thing – be it a personal video chatting service or venue-based photo sharing app – can create all sorts of complications when things don’t go as planned.”

― Ryan Holmes

“Customer service teams at many companies have already embraced social media, often out of necessity.”

― Ryan Holmes

“Facebook, Twitter and Google have all opened offices in Brazil, recognizing the importance of localizing their products and customer service efforts.”

― Ryan Holmes

“A producer is someone who actually calls the shots. An executive producer is just a guy that eats more food at craft service.”

― Ryan Reynolds

“It is not enough to pay lip service to diversity.”

― Sadiq Khan

“First of all, we have infrastructure as a service, which Amazon has; we have platform as a service, which Microsoft has; we have software as a service; we have applications. Nobody has everything except us. We also have data as a service.”

― Safra A. Catz

“I think the Right did us a service calling Obama a socialist for eight years. It inoculated us.”

― Saikat Chakrabarti

“It is not the soul alone that should be healthy; if the mind is healthy in a healthy body, all will be healthy and much better prepared to give God greater service.”

― Saint Ignatius

“We should love the body insofar as it is obedient and helpful to the soul, since the soul, with the body’s help and service, is better disposed for the service and praise of our Creator and Lord.”

― Saint Ignatius

“I see people all the time today, and they really don’t care if their doctor is of Pakistani origin; what they care about is that they are getting a good service, and these are people that they do really see as British. I do think society has changed very positively like that.”

― Sajid Javid

“Increasingly, the work I’m doing is in service to an idea rather than just to see what something looks like photographed. I’m trying to explore how I feel about something through photography.”

― Sally Mann

“If you look at the history of the letter in the novel, small changes in the British postal service became really significant because of how quickly people are suddenly able to communicate, and letters actually arrive at the intended time, and they arrive to the correct recipient. All of this is really important to a plot.”

― Sally Rooney

“In New York, there are many steakhouses. We would like to show that Nusr-et is different than the others in service, meat quality, and connection with the customers.”

― Salt Bae

“Communication services need interoperability to succeed – and Loopt is the first such service since SMS that is available across all major U.S. wireless carriers.”

― Sam Altman

“Loopt isn’t a service that keeps you locked in, staring at your screen.”

― Sam Altman

“All companies that grow really big do so in only one way: people recommend the product or service to other people.”

― Sam Altman

“My dad worked for the Fish and Wildlife Service, and he worked for the Department of Interior, you know, like the federal government. And consequently, I was outdoors a lot in my lifetime.”

― Sam Elliott

“I’ve seen shows that start to go down the path of fan service, and it really diminishes the quality.”

― Sam Esmail

“You don’t know what a rough crowd is. If all I have to do is go make people laugh, that’s nothing. Let me tell you what a tough crowd is. A tough crowd is going to a morning service and you got six people there and you gotta pat your house payment. That’s a tough crowd.”

― Sam Kinison

“The difference between keeping things clean and keeping kids clean was that things just sat still and waited for the dirt to collect. We kids were carriers. We ran a pickup and delivery service.”

― Sam Levenson

“In the 2000 election, George W. Bush, who had shirked military service, succeeded in presenting himself as more reliable on national security than Al Gore.”

― Samantha Power

“Since 9/11, there has been a huge leap in people wanting to get personally involved in public service and international affairs.”

― Samantha Power

“Though I love the luxury of the Waldorf Towers, room service there doesn’t do soul food.”

― Sammy Davis, Jr.

“Our power creates collective production in the service of the people and the revolution, destroys exploiting production, transforms individualistic producers into producers integrated into the collectivity.”

― Samora Machel

“The most important service rendered by the press and the magazines is that of educating people to approach printed matter with distrust.”

― Samuel Butler

“Restricting access to such a basic health care service, which 99% of sexually experienced American women have used and 62% of American women are using right now, is out of touch with public sentiment.”

― Sandra Fluke

“I have received so many messages of support from across the country – women and men speaking out because they agree that contraception needs to be treated as a basic health care service.”

― Sandra Fluke

“I think private school is much better at customer service and making the parents feel better, especially in Los Angeles. It’s almost like a spa for the parents where you drop your kids off, where they give you a beautifully baked thing and let the parents write their own newsletter about global warming.”

― Sandra Tsing Loh

“Companies are starting to measure how effective their customer service is and trying to understand what they can do to improve the customer service process.”

― Sanjay Kumar

“That’s a very critical phase in customer service because you can start to really understand what part of customer service has value to customers and what part is bothering customers.”

― Sanjay Kumar

“Few service industries are designed to be 24×7 in India, and thus there was no 24×7 mentality.”

― Sanjay Kumar

“Clients do not expect the infrastructure to be any less reliable just because the service is being delivered from an offshore location; thus, the uptime requirements justify the expense.”

― Sanjay Kumar

“I actually gained a lot of weight when I started to do ‘Grey’s Anatomy.’ Doing eight theater shows a week, girl, is such a workout. But with TV, you’re, like, sitting in your trailer waiting to go to the set. And there’s catering and craft service every place you look.”

― Sara Ramirez

“One of the things that’s great about New York is that it is not a one-industry town. It has education, academia, the service industry, arts, publishing, theater, politics, fashion, finance, as well as movie-making.”

― Sarah Jessica Parker

“A life in pursuit of position or power is not a life well-lived or in service to others.”

― Sarah McBride

“My parents were the first in our family to go to grammar school. My grandparents were in service.”

― Sarah Waters

“I used to work at a hotel. I was the order-taker for room service. My mom worked at the hotel as an accountant.”

― Sasha Banks

“We want to be able to service our customers more, like an Internet service. Our goal is to run one of the largest Internet services that enables people to use Windows on an everyday basis.”

― Satya Nadella

“Our men and women in uniform are owed the right to protect themselves and others while in service of our country.”

― Scott DesJarlais

“My career with the Navy and NASA gave me an incredible chance to showcase public service to which I am dedicated, and what we can accomplish on the big challenges of our day.”

― Scott Kelly

“I have had a career in public service.”

― Scott McClellan

“I was raised on the values of speaking up and making a positive difference in a very political family that believed in the importance of public service.”

― Scott McClellan

“The utility model of computing – computing resources delivered over the network in much the same way that electricity or telephone service reaches our homes and offices today – makes more sense than ever.”

― Scott McNealy

“It is hard as an American to support the failure of American military operations in Iraq. Such failure will bring with it the death and wounding of many American service members, and many more Iraqis.”

― Scott Ritter

“I’ll put my record of service up against anyone, bar none.”

― Scott Ritter

“The median startup is a business that’s capitalized with about $25,000. The financing of that business comes from the entrepreneur’s savings. The business is a retail or personal service business, a hair salon or a clothing store, that kind of thing.”

― Scott Shane

“I do not believe that people should steal music, but I think that fans need a better alternative, hence why I am such a fan of Apple, where you can simply buy a song for $0.99; it is very easy, it is a value-packed service… and this is a result of the shakeup… something has to happen in the music industry.”

― Seal

“At an early age, I started my own paper route. Once I saw how you could service people and do a good job and get paid for it, I just wanted to be the best I could be in whatever I did.”

― Sean Combs

“My style is to service my community through entertainment and products.”

― Sean Combs

“One of the best lessons I learned early is that not everything in life is about you. It is about service. If you want trips and excessive gifts, then don’t get into public service.”

― Sean Hannity

“I feel every technology can be abused, but fundamentally we put new technologies into the service of humanity.”

― Sebastian Thrun

“There is nothing that would prevent Fiat Chrysler from providing ride-sharing service to a wider community and using our dealer network for this.”

― Sergio Marchionne

“H.R. 5444 provides long-overdue structural reforms and service improvements to the IRS. The legislation codifies the IRS Office of Appeals to streamline the appeals process and to provide fair and impartial determinations for concerns raised by the taxpayer.”

― Seth Moulton

“I’m not a believer in bringing back the draft. But I am a huge proponent of national service.”

― Seth Moulton

“As a member of the Armed Service Committee and a co-chair of the Democratic National Security Task Force, I will continue to work to keep Americans safe at home and abroad.”

― Seth Moulton

“Neil Armstrong was no Christopher Columbus. In most respects, he was better. Unlike the famous fifteenth century seafarer, Armstrong knew where he landed. He also spent his time in public service, not in jail, and his passing was marked by world-wide encomiums. He ended his days as a celebrated explorer rather than a royal inconvenience.”

― Seth Shostak

“More than an actor, I am a performer… I’m a great believer – honestly so, shamelessly so, vulgarly so – that cinema is for entertainment. If you want to send messages, there’s the postal service.”

― Shah Rukh Khan

“Sashi will assume the general counsel responsibilities formerly held by Paul Vance, who is leaving the franchise after 18 years of service.”

― Shahid Khan

“If you’re coming from America to Iraq, then how are you supposed to be objective? I mean, you could pay lip service to being objective, but how are you going to objective when you’re embedded with the Marines? The Marines are saving your life every day and they’re protecting you.”

― Shane Smith

“I knew that if we were going to actually defeat Harry Reid, we had to have a candidate who would offer a sharp policy contrast. Someone who would not just pay lip service to limited government principles, but had a solid record of voting that way time and again. I’m that candidate.”

― Sharron Angle

“I returned to India after long years of international service, because I had always cherished the desire to make a difference in my own country.”

― Shashi Tharoor

“Throughout the ’50s, tons of unknown locals came through Sun to record their demos. Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and Jerry Lee Lewis all made their first recordings at the former Memphis Recording Service.”

― Shawn Amos

“Nobody has ever built a reliable peer-to-peer service, where people can really access all the music they want in one location,… Once I got it into my head, I couldn’t imagine the media space without one.”

― Shawn Fanning

“You don’t service a big, fun premise comedy and then shoot yourself in the foot with too much irony. You need the audience to invest in the fun and the warmth and generally care about the characters.”

― Shawn Levy

“The PML-N is committed to public service mission, and it will continue to outcome every hurdle in our way.”

― Shehbaz Sharif

“The launch of free Wi-Fi service is a step forward to smart cities to bring revolutionary change in the lives of the masses and to bridge the digital divide.”

― Shehbaz Sharif

“Patient transfer service is another revolutionary step of the Punjab government, under which patients from tehsil headquarters hospitals and district headquarters hospitals are being shifted to large hospitals free of cost.”

― Shehbaz Sharif

“We’ve seen too often what happens when wealthy and powerful industries gain excessive influence over the agencies that regulate them. The capture of the Minerals Management Service at the Department of Interior contributed to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.”

― Sheldon Whitehouse

“My sister and I were driving at night and were followed by guys on a bike. It was a terrifying experience. The ordeal made us start a chauffeur service.”

― Shenaz Treasury

“While I was in jail, they handcuffed me and took me to a backroom, where a detective from the FBI and a Secret Service agent were, and they interrogated me for about three or four hours.”

― Sherman Austin

“I worked at Sears in the Woodfield Mall as a gift wrapper. I’m actually a great gift wrapper, and the customers were so nice to me. I was only 16, and eventually Sears put me in customer service because I was so friendly.”

― Sherri Shepherd

“My father was and is a great father. My father always wanted to do stand-up. He wanted to be an actor. But instead he did two jobs. He did customer service at a hospital and he worked as a waiter at night. He pretty much sacrificed everything for his daughters.”

― Sherri Shepherd

“Munchery is a full stack, end-to-end meal provider that specializes in delivery. It isn’t a restaurant, and it isn’t a delivery service.”

― Shervin Pishevar

“I learned that public service is a privilege that must be based on moral foundations.”

― Shimon Peres

“My goal in life was to serve my people, and the most important service for the Jewish people is building the land, and the basics of building the people and the country is working the land.”

― Shimon Peres

“I’m not going to do the story any service if my acting isn’t strong.”

― Shiri Appleby

“Service is the rent that you pay for room on this earth.”

― Shirley Chisholm

“I have always told anyone who would listen that I was available for more public service.”

― Shirley Temple

“I remember telling President Carter on his first night, when I was escorting people around, that I was interested in continuing public service and that politics didn’t matter – but it does, doesn’t it?”

― Shirley Temple

“If you look at the origins of the postal service in the U.S., the founding fathers created it to protect democratic rights.”

― Shiva Ayyadurai

“I think that if the Postal Service dies, it will be the end of democracy as we know it.”

― Shiva Ayyadurai

“If you think about what the Postal Service fundamentally does, those guys are trained to get mail and sort mail – there’s trust verification.”

― Shiva Ayyadurai

“Having spent almost two decades setting up and running Fortis, our mission of saving and enriching lives is an integral part of my being. Over time, this has inspired me to do more direct service and give back to society a little of what I have received in abundance.”

― Shivinder Mohan Singh

“’Sir’ Richard Branson may be the Julian Assange of British business, in that both believe the world revolves around them. Hence Branson’s decision to set up an air service between Manchester and London, above the route of the train line that’s been taken from him.”

― Simon Hoggart

“Social media is not about the exploitation of technology but service to community.”

― Simon Mainwaring

“How much do you as a consumer value a positive experience with a brand or its customer service department? How willing are you to share that with your friends? How inclined are you to let that person know that you’re interaction with them was positive?”

― Simon Mainwaring

“When a positive exchange between a brand and customers becomes quantifiable metrics, it encourages brand to provide better service, customer service to do a better job, and consumers to actively show their gratitude.”

― Simon Mainwaring

“Many corporate leaders and employees have the right intentions, but it can be overwhelming when you consider how everything is affected from leadership styles, to organizational structure, to employee engagement, to customer service an marketplace.”

― Simon Mainwaring

“Social media companies must combine their mastery of the latest in real-time, location based or augmented reality technologies in the service of clear and consistent storytelling.”

― Simon Mainwaring

“I spent thirty-three years and four months in active military service as a member of this country’s most agile military force, the Marine Corps. I served in all commissioned ranks from Second Lieutenant to Major-General.”

― Smedley Butler

“I’ve never wanted to get adjusted to my income, because I knew I wanted to go back to public service. And in comparison to what my mother earns and how I was raised, it’s not modest at all. I have no right to complain.”

― Sonia Sotomayor

“It was easy for me in my bathrobe to provide really great customer service. As an introvert, it’s really much easier to do than when standing in a retail store.”

― Sophia Amoruso

“I’m very grateful that I have one of those faces that seems to blend back into the crowd. A lot of people pay lip service to wanting a normal life, but it’s actually very important to me.”

― Sophia Myles

“I’m all for consumer rights. I get very aggravated if I don’t get a good service.”

― Sophie Ellis-Bextor

“I’m too frightened of confrontation, so I will always tip – even if the service has been really shoddy.”

― Sophie Ellis-Bextor

“When we talk about ‘smart transportation,’ it is more than moving cargo from A to B. Digitization within transport and logistics means seamless service to our customers, visibility in the supply chain, and driving a more efficient business.”

― Soren Skou

“My service to humanity is my real opportunity to prove my genuine love for God and God alone.”

― Sri Chinmoy

“The Office of the Solicitor General has a deeply ingrained fundamental institutional culture that has stood the test of time for decades. I went because I wanted to do public service and do an appellate practice at the very highest levels I could.”

― Sri Srinivasan

“Mike Hall was my old friend and, more important, the finest soldier I’d ever known. After over 30 years of service and then 18 months at a good civilian job, a phone call had brought the retired command sergeant major back on active duty to become the senior enlisted adviser of all international forces in Afghanistan.”

― Stanley A. McChrystal

“I don’t miss the bureaucracy of being in the Army. But I still love the relationships you can build. And it doesn’t have to be in military service – it can be anything you’re doing with someone that matters. You develop a bond.”

― Stanley A. McChrystal

“With my resignation, I… left unfulfilled commitments I made to many comrades in the fight, commitments I hold sacred. My service did not end as I would have wished.”

― Stanley A. McChrystal

“America needs a big idea that plays to its strength. It should look to national service.”

― Stanley A. McChrystal

“I go back and think of President Kennedy, who had a military service background, but he comes into the presidency, and he’s faced with a decision on the Bay of Pigs, with the C.I.A. and the military giving him data, and it turns out very badly.”

― Stanley A. McChrystal

“We should get to the business of providing at least one million opportunities each year for young Americans to spend a service year with peers who are different from them – by race, ethnicity, income, politics and religious belief.”

― Stanley A. McChrystal

“I went into a Beverly Hills shop to buy an attache case. They had 250 cases on their shelves. I asked an attractive saleswoman if they carried one made of belting leather. She said ‘no.’ That was the end of the conversation. She made no attempt to show me another case that would provide equal service. I didn’t buy an attache case.”

― Stanley Marcus

“It ought to be self-evident common sense that service is important to sales. But it’s not.”

― Stanley Marcus

“By far, the most determining factor of any brand is the product or the service the company produces. Branding companies have very rarely any significant influence on that, but it is, of course, in their interest to amplify their importance.”

― Stefan Sagmeister

“Yooralla, like most disability service organisations, is full of good people who are passionate about the rights of people with disabilities.”

― Stella Young

“I utterly respect that there are lots of people who do service jobs and deserve our respect, because they make our world function.”

― Stephanie Beatriz

“My grandmother had great influence on me. She was secretary of state in the 1970’s, and that’s when I was born. She showed me the importance of public service, and she was admired by people regardless of their political party.”

― Stephanie Herseth

“Public service is a core value for people of my generation.”

― Stephen A. Schwarzman

“For me, I don’t want to cheat the game by saying, or kind of doing lip service by saying, I want to be the greatest ever. I want to be able to show it.”

― Stephen Curry

“I think first and foremost everybody should understand that Canadians are strongly committed to the system of universal health insurance, to the principle that your ability to pay does not determine your access to critical medical service.”

― Stephen Harper

“I entered the health care debate in response to a statement in the United States press in summer 2009 which claimed the National Health Service in Great Britain would have killed me off, were I a British citizen. I felt compelled to make a statement to explain the error.”

― Stephen Hawking

“What would you rather do? Fix a small problem well or answer a small problem well or flail around at the big ones and pay a lot of lip service?”

― Stephen J. Dubner

“I have worked in the federal government and saw the debilitating effects of our antiquated civil service system on morale and results.”

― Stephen Moore

“One of Trump’s reforms is to limit the time that workers can use on the job at taxpayer expense working on union activities. What does this have to do with public service? So taxpayers have to pay overcompensated federal employees while they work on union activities so they can get even more taxpayer money.”

― Stephen Moore

“The worst thing you can do is censor yourself as the pencil hits the paper. You must not edit until you get it all on paper. If you can put everything down, stream-of-consciousness, you’ll do yourself a service.”

― Stephen Sondheim

“The first trip I can remember would have to be to Marianna, Arkansas. My mother’s parents are from there, and we’d go every year to visit the church where they were buried. We’d attend church service that day, put flowers around their tombstones, and visit with family and friends that still lived there.”

― Sterling K. Brown

“For those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, we are grateful that such men and women were among us. For those who continue to serve, we honor their commitment. For those who return to civilian life, we honor their service.”

― Steve Buyer

“YouTube is a free service that is extremely easy to use. There are no downloads, and hundreds of audio and video formats are instantly converted to Flash, which makes it fast and easy for the community to watch and share video.”

― Steve Chen

“Ultimately, the bread and butter of McDonald’s is delivering great service, great quality food, at affordable prices day in and day out.”

― Steve Easterbrook

“Ultimately, we’re in the service business. We will always have an important human element.”

― Steve Easterbrook

“Bringing out service staff on to the dining floor does change the atmosphere.”

― Steve Easterbrook

“The economic model was formed by the constraints that I had: a small space, relatively inexpensive building materials, relatively inexpensive investment, a very efficient service line or assembly line.”

― Steve Ells

“The idea for Chipotle is a sort of combination of food borrowed from Stars and sort of a technique and a service format borrowed from the taquerias.”

― Steve Ells

“Design is the fundamental soul of a man-made creation that ends up expressing itself in successive outer layers of the product or service. The iMac is not just the color or translucence or the shape of the shell. The essence of the iMac is to be the finest possible consumer computer in which each element plays together.”

― Steve Jobs

“Charging a fee for an online service is a good way to lose 90 percent of your customers.”

― Steve Jurvetson

“What brings you closer to God is being in service to others. I think any religion or spiritual way of life will indicate that service to others will lead to a connection with a higher power.”

― Steve-O

“At the end of the day, you are judged by your character. And look, I’m proud of my record of working to help people throughout my years of public service.”

― Steve Scalise

“Dr. King challenged our country to fulfill the promises of liberty, equality, and justice prescribed in the founding of our great nation. Leading by example, he stressed the teachings of tolerance, service, and love, regardless of race, color, or creed.”

― Steve Scalise

“Capital structure isn’t an eyeshade economic thing: It’s about your ability to protect your workforce and your service levels.”

― Steve Wynn

“It’s bad enough on a first date trying not to say something dumb without having three Secret Service guys with you.”

― Steven Ford

“Truly, what the Secret Service did for us is that they saved my dad’s life twice.”

― Steven Ford

“I am extremely proud of my service with the government and my efforts to help safeguard public health and protect our country against the scourge of offensive biological warfare.”

― Steven Hatfill

“But I am just as appalled that my experience, knowledge, dedication and service relative to defending the United States against biological warfare has been turned against me in connection with the search for the anthrax killer.”

― Steven Hatfill

“We may need to change the way we think. As in Israel, I think there should be a mandatory draft, where you go away for the service of your country for three years.”

― Steven Tyler

“The story is always in service to the characters, and is only as long or short, or neat or ragged as it needs to be.”

― Stewart O’Nan

“I’ve only paid lip service to a spiritual life.”

― Sting

“As retail goes through a fundamental shift into the digital world, I believe Ocado’s model and the high standards of customer service it provides will see it emerge as a powerful online player.”

― Stuart Rose

“The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom.”

― Sun Tzu

“We don’t expect Google as a first party service to provide all the answers. Part of the reason a platform is successful is because there are very very important things from other companies and other developers on top of the platform.”

― Sundar Pichai

“I do not demand equal pay for any women save those who do equal work in value. Scorn to be coddled by your employers; make them understand that you are in their service as workers, not as women.”

― Susan B. Anthony

“Taking the time to read to children is not only a worthwhile investment but also a wonderful experience. I have visited 119 schools in Maine, and these visits are among the most rewarding experiences in my career in public service.”

― Susan Collins

“I am still in touch with my Secret Service agents, most of whom are retired now. They really get to be your friends. They watched me grow up, and most of them had little kids, so I was kind of giving them a warm-up of what was coming.”

― Susan Ford

“What you need if you want jobs are small and medium sized enterprises, local initiatives, labour intensive work, community development, service providers and the like.”

― Susan George

“I was always the weirdo who wanted to have an egalitarian service in synagogue and felt I was always going against the grain.”

― Susan Isaacs

“Recently, I have come to assume that any call to my landline is from a telemarketer or an automated call from Terminex, letting me know that our regularly scheduled pest-extermination service will occur on its regular schedule. So I usually ignore my home phone.”

― Susan Orlean

“I’m always mystified by the day-to-day workings of entities like Twitter that provide framework but not content, but I suppose it could be compared to the U.S. Postal Service, which manages to keep a lot of people employed doing lots of stuff other than writing letters.”

― Susan Orlean

“On its 2015 list, the Fish and Wildlife Service included the ‘ea, or hawksbill turtle, as well as the green turtle, Ridley sea turtle, leatherback turtle and loggerhead turtle. Four mammals are considered endangered: the Hawaiian hoary bat; the kohola, or humpback whale; the sperm whale; and the endemic Hawaiian monk seal.”

― Susanna Moore

“Retirees who are on Medicare will suffer the consequences of 700 billions of Medicare dollars instead being used to cover the skyrocketing cost of Obamacare. In essence, less dollars for seniors means less service. Not fair. The Boomers are going to take the ‘hit.’ In Obamacare, ‘too old’ has limitations of service.”

― Suzanne Somers

“I feel glamour has a legit place on the ramp and in the fashion world. In films, glamour has to service the story.”

― Swara Bhaskar

“At TransferWise, we started out as – and continue as – idealists. We start with what we can do to make things better and how we can solve problems, focusing on what people need. It turns out you can focus on building the best service and be successful as business.”

― Taavet Hinrikus

“Financial services have always been about trust. Perhaps the biggest barrier to entry has been getting new customers to trust an unknown brand or service, and that’s particularly true with digital disruptors who lack a physical presence on the local high street.”

― Taavet Hinrikus

“It is always easier to requite an injury than a service: gratitude is a burden, but revenge is found to pay.”

― Tacitus

“Valor is of no service, chance rules all, and the bravest often fall by the hands of cowards.”

― Tacitus

“Groups like AmeriCorps, the Peace Corps, and other service organizations have a huge impact in the United States and around the world. They support communities, help people improve their lives, and provide additional ‘human capital’ to organizations that serve disadvantaged people.”

― Tae Yoo

“Cisco has long recognized the importance of national service, both to the corps members and to the community. For example, we partner with educational service organizations like City Year and Teach For America to grow their corps members and reach more students.”

― Tae Yoo

“National service coupled with education awards, such as AmeriCorps programs or Teach For America, can help young people gain skills and contribute to society without accumulating excessive debt. It gives them a means to develop job skills and discover career paths.”

― Tae Yoo

“National service can bridge the gap between the social challenges we face and the resources needed to overcome them.”

― Tae Yoo

“Television could perform a great service in mass education, but there’s no indication its sponsors have anything like this on their minds.”

― Tallulah Bankhead

“Female service members are so integrated into the military, so critical and vital to all functions of the military, from combat service support to combat support, to direct combat, that we could not go to war as a nation – we could not defend America – without our women.”

― Tammy Duckworth

“My first direct encounter with the military was when I joined ROTC as a graduate student, although my father, who served in the U.S. Marine Corps, can trace the military service in our family all the way back to the Revolutionary War.”

― Tammy Duckworth

“Veterans Day is a time to celebrate the men and women who have worn this nation’s uniform and to honor their service.”

― Tammy Duckworth

“I consider myself lucky to have been born into a family that valued service to both one’s country and one’s community.”

― Tammy Duckworth

“I’m glad that people know my military service. But, like this nation, we are more than our military. And the rest of our story is the same as the rest of my story.”

― Tammy Duckworth

“Inherently, having privilege isn’t bad, but it’s how you use it, and you have to use it in service of other people.”

― Tarana Burke

“Socially, the Cuban revolution created an education system and health service that remain the envy of much of the neo-liberal world.”

― Tariq Ali

“I’m a big believer in,’If anyone can understand my politics, I’ve failed.’ If you can get a sense of which side of the fence I’m on, then I’m not doing a service. I’m preaching, and that’s not my job.”

― Taylor Sheridan

“Queer Eye for the Straight Guy is a form of service journalism. To be successful, I think it has to be a combination of a good story, it has to be funny, and it also needs to be packed with useful information.”

― Ted Allen

“Stopping bad things is a significant public service.”

― Ted Cruz

“Most believers struggle to really believe in the supernatural as a meaningful, deterministic reality except during moments when they are drawn to it, perhaps during a worship service or while reading a novel like ‘Adam.’ Being drawn to this truth is the first step to living a life in accordance to this truth.”

― Ted Dekker

“I am proud to have played a small part in ensuring that no veteran’s heroic service will be cast aside due to prejudice.”

― Ted Deutch

“I have an open door to meet with my constituents and that I work hard to respond to their needs, and I’m proud of the constituent service that we provide.”

― Ted Deutch

“Not raising the debt ceiling does not trigger a default, because we’ve got enough money to service our debts. Default is when you can’t service your debt.”

― Ted Yoho

“I’m benefitting from the sacrifices and seeds sown by Shirley Chisholm, John Lewis, and so many others. Those of us who are beneficiaries owe it to have a season of service in which we try to give back.”

― Terri Sewell

“Conceived as a short-term remedy to the occasional ailment of acute labour shortages in key industries, the indentured-labour service had to be dismantled by the Conservatives owing to its inevitably scandalous abuse by disreputable employers. By 2012, there were 338,000 temporary foreign workers in Canada.”

― Terry Glavin

“The discovery of the Terror in, of all places, Terror Bay, on the southwest coast of King William Island, was the culmination of years of exertions by the Arctic Research Foundation (ARF) in collaboration with the Royal Canadian Navy, the Coast Guard, Parks Canada, the Canadian Hydrographic Service, the Canadian Ice Service and other agencies.”

― Terry Glavin

“I’ve had the struggling actor experience. At one point in New York, I was holding four jobs, including bottle service girl, while I was trying to break into acting.”

― Teyonah Parris

“Great customer service does not come by chance. It is the result of training and ensuring there are enough assistants to serve the customers.”

― Theo Paphitis

“What’s crucial in a High Street store is a compelling reason for people to shop there. Shops must offer excellent customer service – and ‘theatre’ is a must.”

― Theo Paphitis

“I try to support local traders. The service makes up for any extra cost.”

― Theo Paphitis

“I believe it’s important that we ensure that the police have a modern and flexible workforce. I think that’s what is necessary, so that they can provide the public with the service that they want.”

― Theresa May

“Everyone pays lip service to this whole idea of doing more new plays, and nobody ever does it.”

― Theresa Rebeck

“The enemies cannot destroy the king who has at his service the respect and friendship of the wise men who can find fault, disagree, and correct him.”

― Thiruvalluvar

“Architecture is the story of how we see ourselves. It is the architect’s job to service everyday life.”

― Thom Mayne

“In-person town halls generally require a commitment several weeks in advance – a commitment my office is not prepared to make given the full schedule of the Senate and the duties attendant to service there.”

― Thom Tillis

“Private sector labors unions continue to suffer losses in their membership while public sector and service unions grow.”

― Thomas E. Mann

“In the event of fire in any of the public buildings troops would be of vast service in the protection of public property, and should insurrection break out the protection of life and property would be more safe guarded by our company of regulars, than by the whole City.”

― Thomas L. Smith

“I don’t think my basic business strategy is well known by the public, probably because people think it’s too simple. My strategy has always been to try to focus in on a product or service where you can create a dollar of value for 20 cents and sell it for 40 cents.”

― Thomas Peterffy

“As I approached my 18th birthday and prepared to enter military service in World War II, I was recommended to receive the Melchizedek Priesthood.”

― Thomas S. Monson

“Though we may not necessarily forfeit our lives in service to our God, we can certainly demonstrate our love for Him by how well we serve Him.”

― Thomas S. Monson

“I’m a great believer that the Lord provides us specific experiences to prepare us to deal with some of the challenges that we’re going to encounter in our own period of service.”

― Thomas S. Monson

“Each heartfelt prayer, each Church meeting attended, each worthy friend, each righteous decision, each act of service perfomed all precede that goal of eternal life.”

― Thomas S. Monson

“Born in iniquity and conceived in sin, the spirit of nationalism has never ceased to bend human institutions to the service of dissension and distress.”

― Thorstein Veblen

“If your goal is to provide a service at terms your customers can afford, you have to figure out how to offer your services at price points such that your aggregated costs are lower than your aggregated revenues.”

― Thulasiraj Ravilla

“When I go to auditions, I try to always make sure I go in prepared. I always think to myself, ‘I’m here to provide them with a service. They need me, and if they decide to hire me for this service, I’m going to give them the best they’ve ever paid for and if they don’t, they’re dumb.’ That’s on them.”

― Tiffany Haddish

“I was working in customer service and had a verbally abusive boss. One day, I decided to quit and pursue my acting passion with everything I had. One week after quitting, I booked ‘One Life to Live.’”

― Tika Sumpter

“Think of any news site on the web that sells subscriptions; AOL has four times as many people as the largest subscription service. We have people who pay to use our products and services, and they are heavily engaged in our content.”

― Tim Armstrong

“As a personal beneficiary of the service that Amtrak provides and as someone who represents a congressional district that counts on safe, reliable rail service, I am a strong supporter of providing this vital industry the funding necessary to continue operations.”

― Tim Bishop

“You have to find the intersection of doing something you’re passionate about and that, at the same time, is in the service of other people. I would argue if you don’t find that intersection, you’re not going to be very happy.”

― Tim Cook

“I love my service; I’m going to finish my four years and be very proud of it.”

― Tim Griffin

“I will complete my second term, but I have made no decision as to my plans after Congress except that I will continue in public service, including as a lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserve.”

― Tim Griffin

“While Congressional members face the political costs of debate on military action, our service members bear the human costs of those decisions. And if we choose to avoid debate, avoid accountability, avoid a hard decision, how can we demand that our military willingly sacrifice their very lives?”

― Tim Kaine

“My military service has nothing to do with what I do in the ring.”

― Tim Kennedy

“To provide background and physical description and all the rest is of course vital to fiction, but vital only insofar as such detail is in the service of a richly imagined story, rather than in the service of good botany or good philosophy or good geography.”

― Tim O’Brien

“Fiction is a lie that is told in the service of truth.”

― Tim O’Brien

“A short, glorious life in service of a greater good – say, the life of the Spartans at Thermopylae, or the pilots in the Battle of Britain, of whom Winston Churchill said ‘Never have so many owed so much to so few,’ – that is worth praising. But for glory alone? I think not.”

― Tim O’Reilly

“There is a possibility of fresh talent coming to work for the government. Millennials are the most public-spirited generation since the 1960s. There is an opportunity to harness that generation and make government service cool again.”

― Tim O’Reilly

“Why did Google, for example, recently decide to offer free 411 service? I haven’t talked to people at Google, but it’s pretty clear to me why. It’s because of speech recognition. It has nothing to do with 411 service: it has to do with getting a database of voices, so they don’t have to license speech technology from Nuance or someone else.”

― Tim O’Reilly

“If you look at why people are paid to do things, it’s because they’re creating a good or delivering a service that’s valuable to somebody. There’s just as much potential for that in these virtual environments as there is in the real world.”

― Tim Sweeney

“My contention is that if we expand the patient-centered health care approach, we’ll have less people that have to go the medical clinic that provides free service or go to the emergency room – they can have their own health care plan.”

― Tim Walberg

“I’ve found my sweet spot here in public service.”

― Tim Walberg

“Monopolies are bad because people get bad service for high prices. Competition is good because people get good service for competitive prices.”

― Timothy C. Draper

“Government is the only industry in which we don’t have a choice. If you live somewhere, you belong to that government. So we get bad service for high prices. This doesn’t have to be.”

― Timothy C. Draper

“Customer service, they say, is dead. Actually, it isn’t. It’s just hiding behind a call center in Manila.”

― Timothy Noah

“Interior Secretary Ken Salazar turned out to be all hat and no cattle with his sorry oversight of the Minerals Management Service.”

― Tina Brown

“Disinterested public service has become, just so… what’s the phrase, ‘old school.’”

― Tina Brown

“I am thrilled to return as Honorary Captain of the GREEKs for HBCUs Team. I reflect fondly on my days at Florida A&M University, and how visible and active all of the sororities and fraternities were. Membership in Black Greek letter organizations on college campuses is preparation for a lifetime of service.”

― T’Keyah Crystal Keymah

“When I was 24, I co-founded a company called Athenahealth which built the first Web-based software and back-office service suite for doctors’ offices.”

― Todd Park

“I believe that as public servants, we have a shared goal – to deliver to Americans the service they deserve and expect.”

― Todd Park

“I was fortunate to have served in leadership positions throughout my entire service in the Army. I was in my first unit for two or three months before deploying to Desert Storm. I immediate knew I was in the right place.”

― Todd Wilcox

“I refused to adopt civilian way of life and slowly influenced my civilian surroundings to do things the military way. My civilian career as an entrepreneur and founder of a defense contracting company has been an extension of my military service.”

― Todd Wilcox

“The King Holiday is a celebration of many things – his pursuit of racial justice, his commitment to non-violent resistance, his belief in service and doing for others. But you might also call it the other Labor Day.”

― Tom Perez

“The best way to promote and protect opportunity is through collaboration, consensus-building, and pragmatic problem-solving. Throughout nearly 30 years in public service, I have approached tough challenges by making room for as many people as possible around the table in search of common ground.”

― Tom Perez

“There’s this notion out there – and it’s a categorically false notion – that the only business model in the service industry is the minimum-wage business model. I say phooey to that. You go to a Costco store, and you see people there who’ve been working there for years and years. They’re making $15, $20 an hour, plus health benefits.”

― Tom Perez

“Public service has allowed me to put values my parents taught me into action.”

― Tom Perez

“On Veterans Day, I can’t help think of my uncles who volunteered for the service after fleeing a brutal regime in the Dominican Republic. They hadn’t been in America long, but they were already so grateful for its opportunities that they were eager to serve.”

― Tom Perez

“Protecting the rights of service members was an important part of my work as Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights.”

― Tom Perez

“Post-military service can be a period of anxiety and uncertainty. So many men and women return and ask themselves: what now? The Labor Department is here to help answer that question with an array of programs designed to clear pathways into the middle class.”

― Tom Perez

“We have a long and proud tradition as a nation of investing in our human capital so that we can build a thriving middle class. You look at the G.I. Bill after the war – it was an investment in our service members who had served this nation with distinction.”

― Tom Perez

“I’m a proud Dominican American. My folks always taught me that it’s important to keep the ladder down and that to whom much is given, much is expected. That’s why I have pursued a career in public service. I can’t think of a better way to give back what this nation gave to us than to try to make sure that opportunity exists for everyone.”

― Tom Perez

“Most Americans pay lip service to the idea of freedom, but can’t handle real freedom.”

― Tom Robbins

“New Mexico is full of brave men and women who have dedicated their lives to service.”

― Tom Udall

“You know, rural Americans are a special people. Their labor puts food on our table and fuel in our gas tanks. Their service in our military sets a powerful example of leadership, honor and sacrifice. Their spirit of community inspires us all.”

― Tom Vilsack

“But as I always say to people I’m essentially a public service person.”

― Tony Blair

“I joined the Navy hoping to be submariner and ended up in the sub service aboard a tender in the Pacific.”

― Tony Curtis

“The service meant so much to me. You don’t know privileged I feel and how lucky I am to have served.”

― Tony Curtis

“I cannot support keeping our brave service men and women away from their families without a clear need or purpose that would actively benefit the people of Wisconsin or our nation.”

― Tony Evers

“I’ve always believed that what’s best for our kids is what’s best for our state. That’s why I’ve dedicated my life to public service, working as an educator, a school administrator, a state superintendent, and now as a candidate for governor.”

― Tony Evers

“Businesses often forget about the culture, and ultimately, they suffer for it because you can’t deliver good service from unhappy employees.”

― Tony Hsieh

“We asked ourselves what we wanted this company to stand for. We didn’t want to just sell shoes. I wasn’t even into shoes – but I was passionate about customer service.”

― Tony Hsieh

“Most days, I have a slice of toast, then lie in a hot bath for an hour to get up a sweat. I have a sauna at the racecourse and then go and ride. On the way home, I might stop at a service station and have a bar of chocolate and a Diet Coke. And that’s it, basically.”

― Tony McCoy

“I have so much respect for people in the service. The mental strength it takes to do what they do is unbelievable.”

― Torrey DeVitto

“The heads of regiments are required to see that the troops join in prayer morning and evening as far as the service will permit.”

― Toussaint Louverture

“I think that’s where the world is going. People will not own cars; they’ll have a service that takes them where they want to go, when they want to go there. And that’s what Uber is.”

― Travis Kalanick

“If you can make it economical for people to get out of their cars or sell their cars, and turn transportation into a service, it’s a pretty big deal.”

― Travis Kalanick

“I’ve been an entrepreneur since I was 18. I started a company with a bunch of buddies that got funded in my senior year, and that’s when I finished school. It was called Scour, a peer-to-peer service, file-sharing.”

― Travis Kalanick

“If there was a mobility service that’s cheaper than owning a car, more reliable, and you get to sit in the back seat instead of being stressed out in the front seat, why would you own a car?”

― Travis Kalanick

“I so respect Sen. McCain’s service to this country, and no one certainly knows more about torture than he does, and so I recognize that.”

― Trent Franks

“Prison service vans that travel 90 miles to take a prisoner 90 yards; paedophiles free to leer at children in the very parks where they have committed horrific crimes.”

― Trevor Phillips

“When you go into public service, you understand you’re trading something. You want to feel good about what you do, but you’re not going to make what people in private sector make.”

― Trey Gowdy

“If you wake up in the morning and your favorite artist isn’t on the service that you’re paying ten dollars a month for, sooner or later you lose faith in the subscription model.”

― Troy Carter

“I think overall, and this isn’t specific to Spotify or any streaming service or any label… when you consider the overall value chain of the music industry and how important the songwriter is to the business – I think there needs to be another look at the value chain.”

― Troy Carter

“Once we started making investments, we realized the same service we provided to artists was applicable to entrepreneurs as well.”

― Troy Carter

“Having a soft major is nowhere near the career death sentence that so many make it out to be. The world is changing, and the U.S. economy with it. Our economy is shifting to a service- and information-based economy, and soft majors are already becoming more and more valuable.”

― Tucker Max

“The best of our nation is exemplified by our nation’s veterans who embody what it means to put service above self. Who have sacrificed their own personal interests out of a greater love for our people and our country.”

― Tulsi Gabbard

“The best way to honor our troops, the less than 1% of our country’s population who voluntarily put their lives on the line in service to our country, is by making sure that when they are sent into combat, it is the last option, not the first, and that the mission is worthy of their great sacrifice.”

― Tulsi Gabbard

“I chose to take the oath of office with my personal copy of the Bhagavad Gita because its teachings have inspired me to be a servant-leader, dedicating my life in the service of others and to my country.”

― Tulsi Gabbard

“I think a lot of people will be liberated from a lot of oppressive manufacturing jobs, or a lot of service jobs, because they’ll be done by computers. There’ll be the world’s best education available online and free.”

― Tyler Cowen

“Gox was a pattern of poor operations, poor customer service, poor PR. You can’t just take bitcoin and hide.”

― Tyler Winklevoss

“I was raised to be in service to something larger than myself. A lot of actors concentrate on what they will get out of the profession, rather than what they can offer it. The way I see it, if you come with something to offer, you can offer it forever.”

― Tyne Daly

“Both my parents were actors. I was schooled to think that acting was an important social service, that it was something that human beings need.”

― Tyne Daly

“The Secret Service is a strange group. They don’t really have a leader. It’s not set up like a military. Each one is supposed to be able to act like a leader when something comes up.”

― Val Kilmer

“We need the best and the brightest to go into public service.”

― Valerie Plame

“Regarding Wikileaks, I have profound ambivalent feelings about it. I am a firm believer in a strong intelligence service. There’s a need for classified information.”

― Valerie Plame

“I come from a family in which public service was something to aspire to.”

― Valerie Plame

“There are some times when I think acting can be a noble profession. And when those rare roles come along, like ‘Down to the Bone,’ you have the opportunity to be of service.”

― Vera Farmiga

“I think one purpose is very clear among corporations and business leaders: make profits, deliver high return for stockholders, conquer markets, service consumers and create jobs. But in today’s world, demands from corporations and leaders are much more than that. We need to understand what people really want at the very end.”

― Vicente Fox

“In Romania, we have pledged to create a modern public service: well-educated, appropriately rewarded and above all, de-politicized.”

― Victor Ponta

“I think what is happening is I think first of all there is confidence in the U.K. economy. We’re in a German rather than a Greek position in international financial markets, which is very positive and keeps our debt service costs down, and we’re also beginning to see real evidence of rebalancing.”

― Vince Cable

“How can I be useful, of what service can I be? There is something inside me, what can it be?”

― Vincent Van Gogh

“While the United States has never decreed that everyone has a ‘right’ to a telephone, we have come close to this with the notion of ‘universal service’ – the idea that telephone service (and electricity, and now broadband Internet) must be available, even in the most remote regions of the country.”

― Vint Cerf

“The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some skill to do useful service, some urge to fit that service into the well-being of the community – these are the most vital things education must try to produce.”

― Virginia Gildersleeve

“Airline glamour never promised anything as mundane as elbow room, much less a flat bed, a massage, or an arugula salad. It promised a better world. Service and dress reflected the more formal era, but no one expected air travel to be comfortable. It was amazing just to have hot food above the clouds.”

― Virginia Postrel

“Americans hate their cable companies – for bumbling installers, on-again-off-again transmissions, peculiar channel selections, and indifferent customer service. The only thing cable subscribers hate more than the cable company is not being able to get what it delivers: multichannel selection and good reception.”

― Virginia Postrel

“Cable companies aren’t bad because they’re parts of unwieldy media conglomerates. They’re bad because they’re monopolies (even where they are no longer legally exclusive) and because the government policies that made them monopolies rewarded lobbying over customer service.”

― Virginia Postrel

“Viewers don’t care how big media companies are. They care whether they can dump those they don’t like, whether because of lousy service or because of crummy shows.”

― Virginia Postrel

“The story of ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ flowed into me a set piece. The entire book was just there, as if I were connected to a streaming service, a novel wholly formed of character and plot. This has never happened to me before or since. I prayed for help and I got it. A gift.”

― W. Bruce Cameron

“Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them.”

― W. Edwards Deming

“I’ve always thought space station is a great name. It should be like a gas station where we go for service and supplies before heading further out.”

― Wally Schirra

“Streaming TV shows, movies, and other types of video over the Internet to all manner of devices, once a fringe habit, is now a squarely mainstream practice. Even people still paying for cable or satellite service often also have Netflix or Hulu accounts.”

― Walt Mossberg

“Slack users I know, including me, love many things about the service. As the company likes to brag, it’s fast, it’s transparent, and it’s great for brainstorming.”

― Walt Mossberg

“For those still outside the cult of Slack, it’s a service – available as a desktop or mobile app, or a website – which is essentially a series of public chat rooms (called channels) on topics relevant to a company or to teams within a company.”

― Walt Mossberg

“Amazon’s ‘Twitch’ appears to be creating a service that operates like Twitter.”

― Walt Mossberg

“With Caavo, you don’t have to know the device name, the network name, the service name. Just which show you want to watch, regardless of whether it’s live, recorded, downloaded or streaming.”

― Walt Mossberg

“I write pretty quickly. Write pretty fast. I was an old press service man. That was part of the necessity of that occupation.”

― Walter Cronkite

“Like the Negro League players, I traveled through the segregated south as a young man. Because I was black, I was denied service at many restaurants and could only drink from water fountains marked ‘Colored.’ When I went to the movies, I would have to sit in the Colored balcony.”

― Walter Dean Myers

“The service of philosophy, of speculative culture, towards the human spirit, is to rouse, to startle it to a life of constant and eager observation.”

― Walter Pater

“I don’t want to run for governor, but I don’t think anyone should put public service out of the question because that’s not what a good citizen does.”

― Warren Beatty

“I believe if a private citizen is able to affect public opinion in a constructive way he doesn’t have to be an elected public servant to perform a public service.”

― Warren Beatty

“The greatest service that can be offered to children who show personality traits or inclinations that might not be understood by the adults around them is to allow them to express their own unique humanity.”

― Wayne Dyer

“Everything that is large and institutional should be distrusted, even though it may be the best around. The Internal Revenue Service doesn’t trust me, so why should I trust them? It’s a quid pro quo arrangement.”

― Wayne Rogers

“Annual plants are nature’s emergency medical service, seeded in sounds and scars to hold the land until the perennial cover is re-established.”

― Wendell Berry

“Let’s make sure that we don’t close down 37 of the 42 clinics in Texas and leave women with nowhere to go and put them in a situation where their health will be at risk, because what we do know is that closing down the ability to access that service unfortunately does not take the need away or women’s confronting that issue away.”

― Wendy Davis

“Windows favors multi-threading, which means that a service is implemented by one single process.”

― Wietse Venema

“Postfix keeps running even if one Postfix process dies; Windows requires that someone restarts the service.”

― Wietse Venema

“The service we render others is the rent we pay for our room on earth.”

― Wilfred Grenfell

“The war effects me less than it ought. I can do no service to anybody by agitating for news or making dole over the slaughter.”

― Wilfred Owen

“My whole life was service to people and the Fatherland.”

― Wilhelm Frick

“The members of the National Clandestine Service of the CIA are called the collectors of last resort. They are tasked to seek the truth when all other avenues of intelligence collection have failed.”

― Will Hurd

“The United States and our allies will not prevent countries from doing business with Chinese companies like Huawei on the basis of security concerns alone, though there are a number of them. We must provide an alternative service or product that is better, more secure and less costly. We need to respond by out-innovating our opponent.”

― Will Hurd

“Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day, a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day!”

― William Arthur Ward

“When I came out of service, the first couple of releases didn’t really hit so I just took a little hiatus and sat down to see what was happening. I just glued my ears to the radio and then I started writing – the first hit record that came out was ‘Everybody Loves a Winner.’”

― William Bell

“I know nothing worth the living for but usefulness and the service of my fellow-creatures. The only object I pursue is to increase, as far as lies in my power, the quantity of their knowledge and goodness and happiness.”

― William Godwin

“We were raised in a family that had high aspirations for their children, and those high aspirations tended to be along the lines of service and high-minded beliefs, living up to your responsibilities. Both my Danforth grandparents admired service very much.”

― William Henry Danforth

“Rent-to-own provides a vital service to millions of Americans. It is also critical for African-Americans, Latinos and other minorities to have access to alternative products and services, such as rent-to-own.”

― William Lacy Clay, Jr.

“I really believe my greatest service is in the many unwise steps I prevent.”

― William Lyon Mackenzie King

“The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.”

― William Lyon Phelps

“This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.”

― William Lyon Phelps

“Cryptocurrencies are not evil and are not for money launderers and scammers. They are for entrepreneurs, technologists, change-the-world dreamers, and anyone who believes they can (and will) enable new business models, new types of organizations, and new ways to service consumers and businesses alike.”

― William Mougayar

“I’ve always felt I want to be of service to the world somehow. I haven’t yet figured out how to do it, and I may never figure out how to do it.”

― William T. Vollmann

“I got a call from my agent; I’m out in the boonies. They’re like, ‘Where you at? The Warriors are trying to call.’ I’m like, ‘Hold up! I’m on the lake, and I ain’t got no service.’ So I had to drive two miles up the road so I could get service and take the call.”

― Willie Cauley-Stein

“What’s disheartening for me and to all of us in GLAAD is when it comes to major studio films, LGBT people are basically invisible. And when we do show up, it’s largely a part of comedies as carictatures to service a joke that’s at the expense of the character.”

― Wilson Cruz

“Hollywood is a sewer with service from the Ritz Carlton.”

― Wilson Mizner

“If you think about it, if you’ve ever been to a Catholic service, it’s practically a laser light show. It’s very dramatic, very theatrical. The outfits they wear, it’s all designed to be impressive.”

― Win Butler

“Human life has meaning only to that degree and as long as it is lived in the service of humanity.”

― Wole Soyinka

“A lot of restaurants serve good food, but they don’t have very good service.”

― Wolfgang Puck

“There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.”

― Woodrow Wilson

“I am not sure that it is of the first importance that you should be happy. Many an unhappy man has been of deep service to himself and to the world.”

― Woodrow Wilson

“When I was younger, I wanted to be a cop. Then I watched ‘The Wild Wild West,’ and so I wanted to be in the Secret Service like James West. At some point I realized, ‘That guy is not in the Secret Service. He’s an actor.’ That sounds like a good idea too.”

― Woody Harrelson

“There’s always the cliche of the choir shouting and clapping. OK, you have to do that, but there’s also introspective parts, parts where you just follow someone that’s preaching. There’s lots of different emotions and moods that a service requires.”

― Wynton Marsalis

“I was young, out of the military service in Israel. I was looking for a big adventure, and I was searching for it.”

― Yossi Ghinsberg

“Various circumstances, mainly to do with my military service, prevented me from doing a Ph.D., and I have often regretted it, though you do need to choose the ‘right’ supervisor in the ‘right’ discipline – no easy task when you are totally inexperienced.”

― Yves Chauvin

“Sense About Science is much more than an innocent fact-checking service. It is a spin-off of a bizarre political network that began life as the ultra-left Revolutionary Communist Party and switched over to extreme corporate libertarianism when it launched ‘Living Marxism’ magazine in the late eighties.”

― Zac Goldsmith

“When I’m on the road for fashion shows, I love room service. I think it’s one of the greatest things in the world. I usually like to keep it simple with soup, but my big indulgence is French fries or chicken fingers.”

― Zac Posen

“When I was younger, me and my dad used to do different things. I don’t think I would call it community service. It was more just us doing nice things. We used to donate to Goodwill or do can drives. Give people money if they needed it. Little things like that.”

― Zach LaVine

“I believe the National Park Service has demonstrated strong partnerships geared towards respecting the private property of citizens in its administering of the current Trail of Tears National Historic Trail and will continue to do so upon the addition of the routes.”

― Zach Wamp

“In reference to the Army and Navy, lately employed with so much distinction on active service, care shall be taken to insure the highest condition of efficiency; and in furtherance of that object, the Military and Naval Schools, sustained by the liberality of Congress, shall receive the special attention of the Executive.”

― Zachary Taylor

“When I started selling air conditioners early on, customers were willing to pay an extra 200 yuan to buy from Suning. Why? Service was good.”

― Zhang Jindong

“If, in the schools, the classical language would no longer be taught, whom could we entrust with the writing of memorials, documents, letters and notes in the public service? How could we possibly assign important offices and heavy responsibilities to someone who cannot even write fluently?”

― Zhang Zhidong

“I wasn’t born, I was ordered from room service.”

― Zsa Zsa Gabor

“The task for sociology is to come to the help of the individual. We have to be in service of freedom. It is something we have lost sight of.”

― Zygmunt Bauman
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