Appointed Successor Held

Famous quotes containing the words appointed, successor and/or held:

    No person connected with me by blood or marriage will be appointed to office.
    Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893)

    The name of a successor is like the tolling of my own death-bell!
    Elizabeth I (1533–1603)

    [The] elderly and timid single gentleman in Paris ... never drove down the Champs Elysees without expecting an accident, and commonly witnessing one; or found himself in the neighborhood of an official without calculating the chances of a bomb. So long as the rates of progress held good, these bombs would double in force and number every ten years.
    Henry Brooks Adams (1838–1918)