Public Officials Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Public Officials Quotes from Ibrahim Hooper, Dalton Trumbo, Wendy Long, Louise Slaughter, George Mason. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

Silence on the part of public officials at the national

Silence on the part of public officials at the national level only serves to empower Islamophobes.
Ibrahim Hooper
The chief internal enemies of any state are those public officials who betray the trust imposed upon them by the people.
Dalton Trumbo
Senator Gillibrand is good at saying things that sound nice but have little substance. I don’t think we elect our public officials to avoid taking a stand or a difficult position on anything.
Wendy Long
I am disturbed that the identification and clothing of our public officials is so easily reproduced.
Louise Slaughter
I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people except for a few public officials.
George Mason
Instead of channeling Trump, and attacking the courts in ways that are as bad as or worse than the president’s, public officials who ought to know better should behave better.
George T. Conway III
In view of our public pledges, we public officials can never again go before the public merely promising election reform. The time for promises is past.
Charles Edison
Our public officials have forgotten that they are ultimately accountable to the people who put them in office, that the information they keep in secrecy belongs to all of us.
Yoko Ono
In the end, the public has the right to know about any undertakings top public officials engage in that may influence how they conduct the people’s business.
Mike Quigley
In my experience, endorsements by public officials, they don’t count for anything.
John Cornyn
If we promise as public officials, we must deliver. If we as public officials propose, we must produce.
Barbara Jordan
When public officials turn to financial gain for official acts, we have no choice but to prosecute.
Dana Boente
The safest course for public officials is simply to throw all of the money in a sack.
Dave Freudenthal
I don’t claim any moral or ethical high ground, but I also have chosen not to run for public office. Shouldn’t there be a higher standard of conduct for public officials?
Mark McKinnon
The freedom to criticize judges and other public officials is necessary to a vibrant democracy. The problem comes when healthy criticism is replaced with more destructive intimidation and sanctions.
Sandra Day O’Connor
The budget should be balanced, the treasury should be refilled, the public debt should be reduced and the arrogance of public officials should be controlled.
Ross Perot
Public officials, including state legislators, have a duty to act impartially.
John Paul Stevens
When government programs fail, it is often because public officials are clueless about how human beings think and act.
Cass Sunstein
In the coming days, I know there will be some reflecting on my time as mayor. Many of you will search to find what’s behind my decision. It’s simple. I have always believed that every person, especially public officials, must understand when it is time to move on. For me, that time is now.
Richard M. Daley
Government unions should not be allowed to influence the public officials they are lobbying, and sitting across the bargaining table from, through campaign donations and expenditures.
Bruce Rauner
Citizen participation is a device whereby public officials induce nonpublic individuals to act in a way the officials desire.
Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Scaremongering is an age-old political ritual. There are public officials who have benefited by playing up the ‘hacker threat’ so that they can win approval by cracking down on it.
Charles Platt
The freedom to criticize judges and other public officials is necessary to a vibrant democracy.
Sandra Day O’Connor
Perception often lags behind reality, and I can say from experience that the vast majority of public officials in Louisiana are much better than our reputation holds us to be.
John Kennedy
Some public officials are blessed – you can’t acquire this, but you are blessed with the gift of empathy, being able to empathize with those who are suffering.
Bob Casey, Jr.
Governments can no longer control 100 percent of the story. Time and geographical boundaries disappear. In places like China and all over the Middle East, social-media outlets are being used to expose and hold accountable public officials that don’t want to be held accountable for corruption and human rights abuses.
Amy Jo Martin
I initiated the State’s investigation of Governor Blagojevich and have prosecuted public officials, including a sitting democratic state representative and democratic State’s Attorney.
Lisa Madigan
All public officials, including the secretary of state, must be held accountable.
Ron DeSantis
Unless public officials are wealthy and fund their own campaigns, the only place they can turn to is lobbyists and institutions like labor unions and corporations.
Bob Beckel
Most public officials work hard to serve the public good and abide by Oregon’s ethics laws.
Kate Brown