Quotes of behalf

  1. Corporate partners help UNICEF fund our programmes for children, advocate with us on their behalf or facilitate our work through logistical, technical, research or supply support. – Carol Bellamy
  2. During my six years with them Dr Garnet Davey( subsequently Research Director) constantly supported me and, I have no doubt, fought many battles on my behalf to keep the initially controversial programme going. – James W. Black
  3. I have- I have more than an interesting task in piloting Wales into our new democracy, without wanting to exercise draconian powers on behalf of anybody else- I can assure of that. – Ron Davies
  4. While Mayor Daley surprised me today with his decision to not run for reelection, I have never been surprised by his leadership, dedication and tireless work on behalf of the city and the people of Chicago. – Rahm Emanuel
  5. My answer to those who oppose my appointment as CEO is that this is really a decision of the YWCA. They want to strengthen their grassroots to advocate on behalf of women's and children's empowerment and ending racism. – Patricia Ireland
  6. In the report made on behalf of the C. G. T. we affirmed that the Peace Treaty should, in accordance with the spirit of workers' organizations, lay the first foundations of the United States of Europe. – Leon Jouhaux
  7. On behalf of the federal government, I wish now publicly to appeal to the provinces to lend their co -operation in furthering our country's war effort by effecting at as early a date as may be possible this much needed restriction. – William Lyon Mackenzie King
  8. The other part of our proposal that gets the 'dittoheads' upset is our suggestion that the commercial radio station owners either play by the rules or pay. In other words, if they don't want to be subject to local criticism of how they are meeting their license obligations, they should pay to support public broadcasters who will operate on behalf of the local community. – Mark Lloyd
  9. The functions of the family in a highly differentiated society are not to be interpreted as functions directly on behalf of the society, but on behalf of personality. – Talcott Parsons
  10. I've been doing this 17 years but I can tell you I have more websites now than I have ever had devoted to me or my past career or my character. When I got this show, I think I had two fans out there that had created websites on my behalf – Robert Patrick
  11. You cannot speak on behalf of a nation when you have no mandate to do so. – Jean-Marie Le Pen
  12. The nation's government has just handed me the bill that grants us our civil rights. I am receiving it before you, certain that I am accepting this on behalf of all Argentinean women, and I can feel my hands tremble with joy as they grasp the laurel proclaiming victory. – Evita Peron
  13. Working on behalf of companion animals is so important. We start to realize how healing they are. – Bernadette Peters
  14. I think I would like to go into modelling. Of course, I don't know how to do it, and wouldn't be any good at it if I did, so I'm going to employ someone to walk the catwalks on my behalf It would still be me, of course. – Terry Pratchett
  15. That's the duty of the old, to be anxious on behalf of the young. And the duty of the young is to scorn the anxiety of the old. – Philip Pullman

Usage examples for behalf

  1. They went there quickly and begged and commanded her, on the king's behalf so that she gave them to them, even though she was upset with the king because he had not given her son back to her. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  2. She paused and he looked at her, aloof arguments in his eyes as if he were pleading not in his own behalf but in behalf of- a somebody else, a client. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  3. But you see, my friend, that's just what she will not believe, though the count himself bore witness in my behalf – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  4. I was thinking all this out last night, he said, and it came to me- I wonder if that man, John Phillips, who had, as I hear, my name and address in his pocket, could have been some man who was coming to see me on my father's behalf or- it's an odd thing to fancy, and, considering what's happened him, not a pleasant one! – Dead Men's Money by J. S. Fletcher
  5. Therefore, on your behalf I kissed the little thing, and I emptied my poor purse into the woman's hand. – In the Day of Adversity by John Bloundelle-Burton
  6. And I thank you, sir; not only on my own account, but also in the name of the public of Chestnut Hill, and on behalf of our beloved country. – The Flag by Homer Greene
  7. She was a parson's daughter who had gone wrong and there seemed little to be said in her behalf – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
  8. We laughed heartily at his folly, feeling quite sure that we should neither dine with him nor the prince, but in a quarter of an hour he returned in high glee, and invited us all to dinner on behalf of the prince. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  9. He was working his magic on my behalf and I was content to let him do his thing. – Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow
  10. Instead of imploring peace themselves, the Esopus Indians employed two chiefs, one of the Mohawk and the other of the Mingua tribe, to make the proposition in their behalf – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  11. " In view of my friendship for you," I told her, " I would consider it an honor if you would permit me to act on your behalf – The Secrets of the German War Office by Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves
  12. " I am making some special inquiries on Mrs. Morton's behalf he explained. – The Film of Fear by Arnold Fredericks
  13. My Indians, on behalf of the inhabitants, asked me to go to the village, and spend the day, but I was too eager to reach home. – Adventures in the Philippine Islands by Paul P. de La Gironière
  14. In the morning Madame Audibert called on behalf of the wine merchant to ask us to sup with him. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  15. I do not think it was because she feared that he might believe her appeal would be made in behalf of Bob's father. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. I have come with my brother sachems, in behalf of the Esopus Indians, to conclude a peace as firm and compact as my arms, which I now fold together. – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  17. I am not speaking on my own behalf now, as for the sake of my children, but simply as a man of business. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  18. He received your note,- or rather Tung- yu's letter,- and asked me to come here on his behalf – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  19. When working on his behalf this look had once charged him with excitement, confidence. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  20. They have lost the benefit of the Commonwealth's process to bring in witnesses in their behalf – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster

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