serve quotes

Photography, alone of the arts, seems perfected to serve the desire humans have for a moment - this very moment - to stay.Sam Abell

If we do not lay out ourselves in the service of mankind whom should we serve?Abigail Adams

Any excuse will serve a tyrant.Aesop

For us Africans, literature must serve a purpose: to expose, embarrass, and fight corruption and authoritarianism. It is understandable why the African artist is utilitarian.Ama Ata Aidoo

When my mother had to get dinner for 8 she'd just make enough for 16 and only serve half.Gracie Allen

People who hardly ever cook at all, suddenly at the holidays, feel like it's their responsibility to not only cook dinner for large groups of people suddenly, but to serve things that are fussy or fancy or formal. And I don't think that's what anybody really wants, especially if you're not good at it.Ted Allen

First, we have to lower our costs to levels that are more competitive. This will prevent the lower-cost airlines from pushing us out of the markets we want to serve. We've made great progress on this front, but we need to keep pushing.Gerard Arpey

Mark all mathematical heads which be wholly and only bent on these sciences, how solitary they be themselves, how unfit to live with others, how unapt to serve the world.Roger Ascham

True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.Arthur Ashe

I think that by and large chess players have been very kind. Like I said there have been a few incidents, but they certainly didn't serve to bring me down any.Maurice Ashley

I was put in the Air Corps. I was never educated to serve in the military, but soon my activities in the American Air Corps became very interesting to me.Leon Askin

The Israeli lobby has clout in the U.S., which means that re-arranging the region and controlling its resources one way or another, will serve Israel through its control over the American administration.Bashar al-Assad

I do come from a theater background, where the playwright is optimal and king and you have to serve the playwright. So I am, of course, a huge fan of scripted everything.Skylar Astin

If you've ever seen the film In Which We Serve, but it was about a destroyer in the Mediterranean.Richard Attenborough

The costumes had to serve the choreography.Colleen Atwood

I wouldn't miss this opportunity for anything. For the chance to work on these conservation issues, to serve my country, to work for this president, I'd do it all over again, every single minute.Bruce Babbitt

The law limits anyone from serving as president of the United States for more than eight years. And in my opinion - well, eight years is also long enough for an individual to serve as a representative for a specific Congressional district.Michele Bachmann

Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.Francis Bacon

A few years ago no hotel or restaurant in Boston refused Negro guests; now several hotels, restaurants, and especially confectionary stores, will not serve Negroes, even the best of them.Ray Stannard Baker

Therefore, if God existed, only in one way could he serve human liberty - by ceasing to exist.Mikhail Bakunin