Foreign Service Officers

Famous quotes containing the words foreign, service and/or officers:

    The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.
    —L.P. (Leslie Poles)

    The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country; but he that stands it NOW deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.
    Thomas Paine (1737–1809)

    I sometimes compare press officers to riflemen on the Somme—mowing down wave upon wave of distortion, taking out rank upon rank of supposition, deduction and gossip.
    Bernard Ingham (b. 1932)