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The Supreme Court's only armor is the cloak of public trust; its sole ammunition, the collective hopes of our society. (Quote by - Irving R. Kaufman)

It is not fit the public trusts should be lodged in the hands of any till they are first proved and found fit for the business they are to be entrusted with. (Quote by - Matthew Henry)

The appointing power of the Pope is treated as a public trust, and not as a personal perquisite. (Quote by - Steven Grover Cleveland)

The phrase public office is a public trust, has of last become common property. (Quote by - Charles Sumner)

Public officers are the servants and agents of the people, to execute laws which the people have made and within the limits of a constitution which they have established. (Quote by - Steven Grover Cleveland)

Government is a trust, and the officers of the government are trustees; and both the trust and the trustees are created for the benefit of the people. (Quote by - Henry Clay)

All persons possessing any portion of power ought to be strongly and awfully impressed with an idea that they act in trust, and that they are to account for their conduct in that trust to the one great Master, Author, and Founder of society. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

If you use your office as you would a private trust, and the moneys as trust funds, if you faithfully perform your duty, we, the people, may put you in the Presidential chair. (Quote by - Roswell P. Flower)

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Baseball is a public trust. Players turn over, owners turn over and certain commissioners turn over. But baseball goes on. (Quote by - Peter Ueberroth)

To execute laws is a royal office; to execute orders is not to be a king. However, a political executive magistracy, though merely such, is a great trust. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, under the same high sanction, though in a different sphere, exercises a public trust. (Quote by - Steven Grover Cleveland)

All power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise; that from the people and for the people all springs, and all must exist. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

Public office is a public trust, the authority and opportunities of which must be used as absolutely as the public moneys for the public benefit, and not for the purposes of any individual or party. (Quote by - Dorman Bridgman Eaton)

The English doctrine that all power is a trust for the public good. (Quote by - Thomas Babington Macaulay)

The very essence of a free government consists in considering offices as public trusts, bestowed for the good of the country, and not for the benefit of an individual or a party. (Quote by - John Caldwell Calhoun)


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