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A good servant is a real godsend, but truly this is a rare bird in the land.

Martin Luther (1483-1546) German priest and scholar.

Few men have been admired of their familiars.

Montaigne (1533-1592) French philosopher and essayist.

Ladies and gentleman are permitted to have friends in the kennel, but not in the kitchen.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish writer.

People of great position are servants times three, servants of their country, servants of fame, and servants of business.

Francis Bacon (1561-1626) British statesman and philosopher.

One of the most considerable advantages the great have over their inferiors is to have servants as good as themselves.

Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616) Spanish novelist, dramatist and poet.

In the master there is a servant, in the servant a master.

Marcus Tulius Cicero (106-43 BC) Writer, politician and great roman orator.

The highest panegyric, therefore, that private virtue can receive, is the praise of servants.

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.