Quotes of officers

  1. We're trying to publicize this one and make people realize that the gun industry can clean up its act and can operate in a way that can reduce the likelihood of guns killing police officers and other innocent people. – Michael D. Barnes
  2. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers – Daniel J. Boorstin
  3. The Navy has changed a great deal. Not that the officers of my day were bad, because I served under a lot of good officers believe me. But there were a few bad ones, too. – Ernest Borgnine
  4. 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. – Henry Clay
  5. Since September 11, 2001, many in this nation and this Congress have a deeper appreciation for the importance of the sacrifices made by our law enforcement officers – Jerry Costello
  6. I hate people who think it's clever to take drugs... like custom officers – Jack Dee
  7. 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
  8. Discipline is simply the art of making the soldiers fear their officers more than the enemy. – Claude Adrien Helvetius
  9. It is plain that, when it comes to inferior officers Congress itself can pass a law sending these nominees to the President with him having the authority to put them on the bench without the advice and consent of the Senate. – John Jay Hooker
  10. Too often we act- ask our schools to be truant officers our teachers to be truant officers because we're giving them children who have, you know, they're not ready to learn. And if they're not ready to learn by the third grade, they know they're behind. – Colin Powell
  11. We pass bills authorizing improvements and grants. But when it comes time to pay for these programs, we'd rather put the country's money toward tax breaks for the wealthy than for police officers who are protecting our communities. – David E. Price
  12. Much of the demand for women in combat comes from female officers who are eager for medals and promotions. – Phyllis Schlafly
  13. We would take a little bit of money out of a huge increase in ballistic missile defense and put it in a place where it will do a lot of good, namely, in targeted pay increases to our enlisted personnel, particularly our NCOs and our junior warrant officers – John Spratt
  14. The Divine Thing that made itself the foundation of the Church does not seem, to judge by his comments on the religious leadership of his day, to have hoped much from officers of a church. – Charles Williams

Usage examples for officers

  1. Many of the officers told me they did not consider him inferior as a general to Lee or any one else. – Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863 by Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
  2. It was a mistake, but then the officers would not believe my mother. – The Promised Land by Mary Antin
  3. Ask him of what he saw in the streets of this city but last night, and of a certain judgment that he passed upon one of the officers of Pharaoh. – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  4. We were given permission by our officers to look about the city, with orders to report in camp at noon. – History of Company F, 1st Regiment, R.I. Volunteers, during the Spring and Summer of 1861 by Charles H. Clarke
  5. His English brother officers always remembered him. – My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879 by Mary King Waddington
  6. For, after all, public officers in this country are just what the people make them ... – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn
  7. Who and what are the officers – A Victorious Union SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  8. Not a word was spoken except by the officers – The Pearl of India by Maturin M. Ballou
  9. I was of the party, with several others officers – A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench
  10. It must be said, too, that I knew very little of my officers – 'Twixt Land & Sea by Joseph Conrad
  11. Nandy, of course, knew no more about them than what his eyes told him, that they were a party of officers from Plymouth come to enjoy themselves at Merry- Garden. – Merry-Garden and Other Stories by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  12. He is thought to have a good many officers with him- How many? – The Billow and the Rock by Harriet Martineau
  13. The conversation turned a good deal upon military subjects, and all agreed that the system of election of officers had proved to be a great mistake. – Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863 by Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
  14. The officers put up at the house. – The Woman of Mystery by Maurice Leblanc
  15. The officers who stopped in on their way to and from the trenches were gentlemen and soldiers. – The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  16. Officers and men were uncertain what to do, as no orders were given to build Winter quarters. – Campaign of the Fourteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers by J. Newton Terrill
  17. On one side of a long table which stood in the center of the room sat the thirteen young officers from whom the victim was to be selected. – Peggy Owen and Liberty by Lucy Foster Madison
  18. You seem to have a wide acquaintance among the officers – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  19. Slowly the officers fell back, until they were so far in the rear that they ceased shooting. – With Hoops of Steel by Florence Finch Kelly
  20. I don't allow my officers to carry them aboard this ship. – Mr. Trunnell by T. Jenkins Hains