Frases i citacions

Servei públic

“My creed is that public service must be more than doing a job efficiently and honestly. It must be a complete dedication to the people and to the nation with full recognition that every human being is entitled to courtesy and consideration, that constructive criticism is not only to be expected but sought, that smears are not only to be expected but fought, that honor is to be earned, not bought.”Margaret Chase Smith

“I urge young people to consider public service, whether they do it now by volunteering in their community or prepare for public service as an adult.”John Walters

“The citizen can bring our political and governmental institutions back to life, make them responsive and accountable, and keep them honest. No one else can.”John Gardner

“Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.”John F. Kennedy

“I can assure you, public service is a stimulating, proud and lively enterprise. It is not just a way of life, it is a way to live fully.”Lee H. Hamilton

Ètica pública

“Political interest [can] never be separated in the long run from moral right.”Thomas Jefferson

“Art, like morality, consist of drowing the line somewshere.”G.K. Chesterton

“Without commonly shared and widely entrenched moral values and obligations, neither the law nor democratic government will function properly.”Vaclav Havel