Officer

Famous quotes containing the word officer:

    That’s all right, sir. A commanding officer doesn’t need brains, just a good, loud voice.
    Cyril Hume, and Fred McLeod Wilcox. Dr. Morbius (Walter Pidgeon)

    The duties which a police officer owes to the state are of a most exacting nature. No one is compelled to choose the profession of a police officer, but having chosen it, everyone is obliged to live up to the standard of its requirements. To join in that high enterprise means the surrender of much individual freedom.
    Calvin Coolidge (1872–1933)

    There was something so free and self-contained about him, something in the young fellow’s movements, that made that officer aware of him. And this irritated the Prussian. He did not choose to be touched into life by his servant.
    —D.H. (David Herbert)