Fun Quotes for Administrative Professionals

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Administrative Professional Words of Wisdom
With Administrative Professionals Day and Week fast approaching, so comes this collection of Administrative Professional quotes. In celebration of our hyper-organized, people loving, multi-task master friends on the front lines of busy offices everywhere, use these sayings to remind your admin how much you care.

We apologize in advance for the uber-use of the word "secretary"... insert administrative professional, office manager, executive assistant or another title anywhere that you see fit. All the more reason to throw on the lip balm to quote up a storm for the good of the profession.

Top 10 Administrative Professional Quotes

"My Boss frequently gets lost in thought. That's because it's unfamiliar territory."
—Anonymous (But we are betting this is from a secretary!)

"I am my own secretary; I dictate, I compose, I copy all myself."
—Venerable Bede

"It’s always been and always will be the same in the world: The horse does the work and the coachman is tipped."
"I'm afraid I was very much the traditionalist. I went down on one knee and dictated a proposal which my secretary faxed over straight away."
—Stephen Fry

"If you have a good selling idea, your secretary can write your ad for you."
—Morris Hite

"The first thing the secretary types is the boss."
—Donald Trump

"And so while the great ones depart to their dinner, the secretary stays, growing thinner and thinner, racking his brain to record and report what he thinks that they think that they ought to have thought."
—Arthur Bryant

"Responsibility without power, the fate of the secretary through the ages."
—Ariel Dorfman

"The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office."
—Robert Frost

"Always be nice to secretaries. They are the real gatekeepers in the world."
—Anthony J. D'Angelo

* Know any other quotes about the administrative arts that we've missed? Email with the quote and its author.

Dani Crosby/Happy Worker
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