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All persons possessing any portion of power ought to be strongly
and awfully impressed with an idea that they read more

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.

by Edmund Burke Found in: Public trust Quotes,
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Public office is a public trust, the authority and opportunities
of which must be used as absolutely as the read more

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.

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

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

by Unknown Found in: Public trust Quotes,
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The very essence of a free government consists in considering
offices as public trusts, bestowed for the good of read more

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.

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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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The English doctrine that all power is a trust for the public
good.

The English doctrine that all power is a trust for the public
good.

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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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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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