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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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 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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