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  • 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
  • Our Lord was 30 years preparing for 3 years of service. The modern stamp is to spend 3 hours preparing for 30 years of service. -- Oswald Chambers
  • Of all the ships that have been devoted to biological explorations of the sea, none has surpassed the endeavors conducted on board the U. S. Bureau of Fisheries steamer Albatross, during her 39 years of service from 1882 to 1921. -- Paul Bartsch
  • To those of you with your years of service still ahead, the challenge is yours. Stop doubting yourselves. Have the courage to make up your minds and hold your decisions. Refuse to be BOUGHT for a nickel, or a million dollars, or a job! -- Mary McLeod Bethune
  • 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
  • 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
  • Timothy Batten is an individual of high integrity and has given many years of service to Georgia and to the United States, .. His common sense dedication to the rule of law, intellect and experience make him a solid candidate for the federal bench in North Georgia. -- Saxby Chambliss
  • In my view, after fifty years of service in the United National system, I perceive the utmost urgency and absolute necessity for proper Earth government. There is no shadow of a doubt that the present political and economic systems are no longer appropriate and will lead to the end of life evolution on this planet. We must therefore absolutely and urgently look for new ways. -- Robert Muller
  • In all of my years of service to my Lord, I have discovered a truth that has never failed and has never been compromised. That truth is that it is beyond the realm of possibilities that one has the ability to out-give God. Even if I give the whole of my worth to Him, He will find a way to give back to me much more than I gave. -- Charles Spurgeon
  • I mean, when's the last time we elected a president based on one year of service in the Senate before he started running? I mean, he will have been a senator longer by the time he's inaugurated, but essentially once you start running for president full time you don't have time to do much else. -- William J. Clinton
  • Postal service of today is far removed from that of 30 years ago when reform was last enacted. -- John M. McHugh
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • I haven't, in the 23 years that I have been in the uniformed services of the United States of America, ever violated an order - not one. -- Oliver North
  • 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
  • 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 was a member of the Armed Services Committee for 18 years. I spent a big chunk of my life studying national security issues and our role in the world. -- John Kasich
  • I had learnt from my years of being in the services business, like networking and closely watching the early days of the Internet, that scale leads to many possibilities. -- Peter Barris
  • 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
  • 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
  • Travelex has grown into a global business in just 25 years. The acquisition of Thomas Cook's Global & Financial Services has created a business that would have had a combined turnover of U.S. $28.4 billion in 2000. -- Lloyd Dorfman
  • During 65 years, I have walked the path of duty and discipline... And today, looking back at that long path of service, my soldier's heart stirs and murmurs from deep within: Thank you. Thank you, my homeland. -- Augusto Pinochet
  • 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
  • What he has done for women is final: he gave to their service the best powers of his mind and the best years of his life. His death consecrates the gift: it can never lessen its value. -- Millicent Fawcett
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Excitement was plentiful during my two years' service as a Pony Express rider. -- Buffalo Bill
  • I worked at Ikea as a customer service rep for two years and loved it. -- Amber Riley
  • Reclassifying the Internet as a telecommunications service will have dangerous repercussions for years to come. -- Marsha Blackburn
  • When I came back into show business in '88 after spending 20-odd years in the civil service, it wasn't planned. -- Pete Best
  • Zeal is more often checked after long years in the same service than when novelty gives a charm to our work. -- Charles Haddon Spurgeon
  • While Secretary Rumsfeld and I have had our differences, he deserves Americans' respect and gratitude for his many years of public service. -- John McCain
  • Ordinary Geiger counters, worn on belt clips and resembling pagers, have been in use by the U.S. Customs Service for years. -- Barton Gellman
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • For years, the church has emphasized evangelism, teaching, fellowship, missions, and service to society to the neglect of the very source of its power--worship. -- Robert E. Webber
  • A few years ago, users of Internet services began to realize that when an online service is free, you're not the customer. You're the product. -- Tim Cook
  • For years, Mount Holyoke professor Joseph 'Full Metal Jacket' Ellis had been regaling students, interviewers and friends with gripping stories of his service in Vietnam. -- Ann Coulter
  • Your rewards, all the years of your life, will be in precise proportion to your service. You are here to serve others, just as they serve you. -- Earl Nightingale
  • 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
  • My deepest regret from my years in public service is the failure of the United States and the international community to act sooner to halt these crimes. -- Madeleine Albright
  • Hopefully 10 years from now people won't even realize we started out selling shoes. They will just think about Zappos as a place to get the best customer service. -- Tony Hsieh
  • 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
  • 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
  • In all, the future secretary of defense and wartime vice president[, Dick Cheney,] would receive five deferments during the Vietnam War, protecting him from service during his draft-eligible years. -- Charlie Savage
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