Servant Quotes

Servants honour their master by their service. Franz Grillparzer

The best servants of the people, like the best valets, must whisper unpleasant truths in the master’s ear. It is the court fool, not the foolish courtier, whom the king can least afford to lose. Walter Lippmann

He who is not a good servant will not be a good master. Plato

He who doesn’t know how to be a servant should never be allowed to be a master. Anton Chekhov

A faithful and good servant is a real godsend; but truly it is a rare bird in the land. Martin Luther.

If you’d have a Servant that you like, serve your self. Benjamin Franklin

If thou are a master, be sometimes blind; if a servant, sometimes deaf. Thomas Fuller

More knowledge may be gained of a man’s real character by a short conversation with one of his servants than from a formal and studied narrative begun with his pedigree and ended with his funeral. Samuel Johnson

He who trusts secrets to a servant makes him his master. John Dryden