Minister

Minister may refer to:

  • Minister (Christianity), a Christian who ministers in some way
  • Minister (diplomacy), the rank of diplomat directly below ambassador
  • Minister (government), a politician who heads a ministry (government department)
  • Shadow minister, a member of a Shadow Cabinet of the opposition

Famous quotes containing the word minister:

    Before any woman is a wife, a sister or a mother she is a human being. We ask nothing as women but everything as human beings.
    Ida C. Hultin, U.S. minister and suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, ch. 17, by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (1902)

    But, my dear, you cannot live in isolation from the human race, you know.
    John Clifford, U.S. screenwriter, and Herk Harvey. Minister (Stan Levitt)

    [T]he minister preached a sermon on Jonah and the whale, at the end of which an old chief arose and declared, “We have heard several of the white people talk and lie; we know they will lie, but this is the biggest lie we ever heard.”
    —Administration in the State of Miss, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)