65+ Best Coworker Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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She was more than just a colleague and a leader in the Democratic Party. She was a real friend. This was a huge loss for me, personally. She was the kind of person I respect the most because she was not always the one looking for the limelight. She was in the trenches, working everyday. — Guy Guzzone

The death of such a treasured colleague will be a matter of enormous sadness to those who knew him and to all who care about Afghanistan’s rebuilding. — Tom Koenigs

Where his friend and colleague — Rep. James Clyburn, the state’s only black congressman — controls 20 percent to 25 percent of the primary vote. — Bob Novak

I have a simple rule: when I’m on TV, I’m not talking to just my anchor or my colleague on my right. I’m talking to America. I look into the lens, and in my head, I’m talking to somebody in Nebraska. Why Nebraska? Why the Cornhusker State? I have no idea. But it feels like it’s a good place to talk to people. — Donna Brazile

My colleague Bill Keegan has written a very short book (‘Saving the World?’) on an unlikely topic – he is the first economist to try to rehabilitate Gordon Brown. — Simon Hoggart

Our outrage at inequality is primal. But primal emotions are not always noble ones. Of course, when I see a colleague receive some award, I covet it. But this is not me at my best, and these are not the feelings we would instill and promote in our children. — Sendhil Mullainathan

Victor was a valued colleague whose talents and integrity earned him the respect of people both inside and outside our company over his more than 30-year career. We are pleased he has put this matter behind him. — Shannon Bell

That doesn’t happen all that often. The last time I saw a colleague crying, it was 9/11. That gives you an idea how powerful this moment is. — Alessio Vinci

While we’re glad that our colleague has been freed, the coercive circumstances of his release are alarming. Saudi officials must allow him to continue his work without further persecution. — Ann Cooper

After finishing the gymnasium in Muenchen with 9 years of Latin and 6 years of ancient Greek, history and philosophy, I decided to become a physicist. The great theoretical physicist Arnold Sommerfeld, an university colleague of my late father, advised me to begin with an apprenticeship in precision mechanics. — Wolfgang Paul

Stacey was a valued colleague who made a significant contribution to Universal Pictures. I hope that this move helps her achieve her wishes for a different business lifestyle. But even with her departure, we still have the most talented team in the business and will continue to effectively run our studio. Thanks to the entire team, we have a strong slate for the rest of 2006 and well into 2007. — Ron Meyer

They had a very solid report and gave guidance that looks extremely powerful. Any weakness in Sirius is more related to concerns at their rival XM as opposed to anything at Sirius itself. As long as the leader in the industry’s stock is falling it’s going to pull its colleague down with it. — Frederick Moran

The saddest part of the whole thing is that John is leaving. He’s a friend and a mentor and a colleague at the same time. — Jeff Spivey

Gary may have had nothing to do with this, I don’t know, … But my concern and my criticism is leveled at my colleague and friend because of the way he’s conducted himself, for handling himself subsequent to this young lady’s disappearance. He could have been more forthcoming, could have been more truthful and could have been more candid. — Elvis Forde

He’s a colleague and a friend, and it’s also a wonderful thing that the Nobel Prize has come to South Africa again, — Nadine Gordimer

We’ve lost a colleague and many people have lost a friend. This is a tragedy. — Alan Greene

I worked with Scooter very closely. I will miss him as a colleague and as a friend. — Stephen Hadley

My colleague saw something on the BBC saying it wasn’t very well attended. — Jason Rogers

He had a good sense of humor. He called himself ‘El Magnifico,’ … He was a good colleague and just a nice guy. — Paul Larson

And as an American colleague said to me several months ago, he said, ‘I think the challenge in Jordan – and, again, this is for the rest of the Middle East – we need to define what center is. And once we can define what center is to a Jordanian, then we can decide what’s left and what’s right of that. — Abdallah II of Jordan

You guys, you go to work, and when a new colleague comes in you have to form chemistry and try to work with that. Sometimes that transition is a rough one. — Kevin Garnett

As a colleague and collaborator, Blake Atkinson is without peer. He represents that exceptional caliber of teacher that serves his students and school well in a variety of capacities. — Frank Wood

I cannot think of a greater symbol of human resistance and courage than our Nobel laureate colleague Andrei Sakharov. — Torsten Wiesel

A colleague of mine had the exact opposite finding. — David Bennett

A colleague of mine said it made him think twice about kissing his wife goodbye in the morning, — Nicholas Negroponte

I would say to my colleague that the misery index, inflation and unemployment, when added together is the lowest it has been in the last series of Presidents, even going back to Jimmy Carter. So I think the Bush administration is doing a good job. — Cliff Stearns

I’ll tell you what PAYGO means, when you’re a senator from Massachusetts, when you’re a colleague of Ted Kennedy, pay go means: You pay, and he goes ahead and spends. — George H. W. Bush

By wearing Judy Miller’s prisoner number, reporters and other participants in the race will show solidarity with our colleague who is unable to participate along with us, — National Press

I think my friend and colleague John Kerry is doing a great job, … I think he was out early, he’s worked hard, he’s speaking to all of these issues, and I expect he will announce his candidacy and I expect to support him and I expect he’ll win. — Edward Kennedy

I want some colleague to be free to come help me when I say the time has come. That’s what I’m fighting for, me. Now that sounds selfish. And if it helps somebody else, so be it. — Jack Kevorkian

Carol Dunn is more than an extraordinary colleague to work with, she is my friend. Her innovative and exciting teaching approach combined with her calming nature provides her students not only the necessary learning skills of the curriculum, but the guidance, love, and support needed to help students become independent, confident, and successful lifelong learners. — Lisa Johnson

It is important that we exchange information and tat is why I launched my appeal to my colleague to help us. — Bernard Bot

A colleague once nicknamed me – half mocking – the ‘magical stranger’ because I get people to tell me things. — Stephen Rodrick

I’ve been trying since last semester to find a colleague to drive down with, — Robyn Goodman

I am proud to nominate the first Jewish candidate for vice president, my colleague and my friend Joseph Lieberman, … Al Gore, you could not have made a better choice for the vice presidential candidate of the United States. — Chris Dodd

A delicious meal cooked by a colleague for many others nourishes not only the body but also the soul. — Danny Meyer

Frank has been a leading force in building our International businesses since joining the launch team in Europe 18 years ago when we set up our International operations. In Europe, he drove the creation of a pan-regional advertising market, enabling MTV Networks Europe to consistently exceed business plan. Since he moved to Singapore to create MTV Networks Asia Pacific in 1994, he has launched 20 MTV, VH1 and Nickelodeon channels and has forged important partnerships for the company across the Asia-Pacific region. With his creativity, passion and vision in driving our Asian expansion strategies, he has built a vibrant Asian business that will be a growth engine for MTV Networks for years to come. Frank has been a trusted, invaluable colleague and friend through the years, and I wish him and his family much happiness and success in Australia. — Bill Roedy

Well, those, including my colleague and friend the premier of Alberta, who propose that the solution is in the privatization of health care, will take any argument they can find. And sometimes even misrepresent the facts to try and bolster their argument. — Lorne Calvert

It makes it all the more poignant because of the absence of our colleague Peter Jennings. We had hoped that he would be here tonight so we could have a reunion, a celebration. — Tom Brokaw

And the suggestion from a colleague was that we do not speak about intervention, — Wim Duisenberg

We are deeply concerned for the safety of our colleague Jill Carroll, a noted professional journalist who has covered all sides of the conflict in Iraq. We call on whoever is holding Carroll to release her at once. — Ann Cooper

Following in the footsteps of my mentor and Stunts Unlimited colleague Greg Barnett (2004 ‘Outstanding Stunt Coordination’ Emmy Award winner for ’24’) was no easy task, … On ’24,’ I was fortunate to have been surrounded by gifted actors who were also outstanding athletes. I try and do the very best job I can no matter what show I’m on. I’m humbled and honored to share this award with my brother and the team from Stunts Unlimited that devoted themselves tirelessly to making ’24’ the great success that it continues to be. — Matt Taylor

This is a very tragic circumstance, obviously. I’m here as Dan’s close friend and colleague and associate to support him and the Vitale family, and they’re doing as well as can be expected under the circumstances. Just to let everyone know, they’re doing fine, but it’s a very painful time. — Ivan Golde

In the course of this marriage, about 16 years ago, I began to work with a person who became a very close professional colleague and a very good personal friend, — Roy Romer

He was a very soft-spoken, quiet guy who thought deeply. He was a very kind colleague who didn’t try to lord it over other people. It was a kind of respect you don’t run into a lot in academia. — Dan Smith

He told him he supports Sen. Akaka completely, and he is proud to call him a colleague and a friend. — Tommy Vietor

Once again, the humanitarian community is mourning a friend and colleague who died trying to help others in a place that has already seen far too much sadness and violence. — Antonio Guterres

I came in with the intention of serving as long as it made sense for me to do so. The election was a natural moment to think about whether I wanted to stay longer, and I’m thrilled to turn the reins over to my longtime colleague Elisse Walter. — Mary Schapiro

A colleague asked me how many lawyer jokes there are. I told him just three ? the rest are documented case histories. — Marc Galanter

I don’t particularly consider myself an actor. I have no training. I love doing it, but I would never consider myself to be a colleague of an actual actor. That would be stepping way up in class on my part. — David Rakoff

When I think of the moment I knew that my marriage to Josiah would end, there were a few moments before I really, really knew. I probably knew, when I saw my ex-husband and his now wife – then colleague – having tea together in his office, that something was amiss. — Isabel Gillies

Peter Wiley was both my valued colleague and dear friend. My staff and I are all in shock at his untimely passing. — Tom Allen

It doesn’t matter whether you are a senior player or not, if something needs saying to a colleague it will be said, — Rio Ferdinand

It was never going to be The Paul and Bob Show. Instead, the idea of me presenting a friend who was also a colleague to speak about what inspired him — his salad-dressing company, his racing interests, his camp for children — those were areas that I thought were worthy of attention. — Robert Redford

We respectfully call on Jill’s captors to exercise justice and mercy and let our innocent colleague go free. — Dave Cook

I’m really going to miss her. She’s been my colleague since the beginning and even before that. — Vanessa Poster

My relief is tempered by the fact our colleague … remains in prison. I hope that President Milosevic will see fit to exercise the same humanity he has exercised for us in granting clemency. — Peter Wallace

I think the first thing we have to do is grieve, … We lost a colleague and a friend. And I think all the members of the council, our staff and his staff, have to join with the members of his family and the rest of the city in mourning his loss. It’s a terrible, terrible loss. — Gifford Miller

About three days. Shortest colleague ever. There was too much food around, right? Couldn’t stop eating. — Tracy Austin

Frank has been a trusted, invaluable colleague and friend through the years, and I wish him and his family much happiness and success in Australia. — Bill Roedy

Well, I don’t want to directly comment on what Justice Souter said. He is either going to be a colleague or continue to be one of my bosses. So I want to maintain good relations in either case. — Charles Grassley

Good old-fashioned, puritanical work guilt is, for me, a better colleague than any Muse. If I reach my weekly word target by Friday afternoon, then the weekend is guilt-free. — Jim Crace

I happened to be listening to David Bowie’s ‘Heroes,’ … That, and a colleague in Austria was teaching heroism to Americans – how we spend lots of time discussing heroism. — Tim Burton

These statements are extremely regrettable… coming from a colleague of ours in government, … a bedouin on a camel. — Hoshyar Zebari

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