Appointed

Famous quotes containing the word appointed:

    In a virtuous government, and more especially in times like these, public offices are, what the should be, burthens to those appointed to them which it would be wrong to decline, though foreseen to bring with them intense labor and great private loss.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)

    The individual woman is required ... a thousand times a day to choose either to accept her appointed role and thereby rescue her good disposition out of the wreckage of her self-respect, or else follow an independent line of behavior and rescue her self-respect out of the wreckage of her good disposition.
    Jeannette Rankin (1880–1973)

    Like pilgrims to th’ appointed place we tend;
    The world’s an inn, and death the journey’s end.
    John Dryden (1631–1700)