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    All government is a trust. Every branch of government is a
    trust, and immemorially acknowledged to be so.

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Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, under the
same high sanction, though in a different sphere, read more

Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, under the
same high sanction, though in a different sphere, exercises a
public trust.

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The phrase "public office is a public trust," has of last become
common property.

The phrase "public office is a public trust," has of last become
common property.

by Charles Sumner Found in: Public trust Quotes,
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All power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise;
that from the people and for the read more

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.

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Government is a trust, and the officers of the government are
trustees; and both the trust and the trustees read more

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.

by Henry Clay Found in: Public trust Quotes,
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When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as
public property.

When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as
public property.

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: Public trust Quotes,
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It is not fit the public trusts should be lodged in the hands of
any till they are first read more

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.

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Public officers are the servants and agents of the people, to
execute laws which the people have made and read more

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.

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If you use your office as you would a private trust, and the
moneys as trust funds, if you read more

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.

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To execute laws is a royal office; to execute orders is not to be
a king. However, a political read more

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.

by Edmund Burke Found in: Public trust Quotes,
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