Inspirational Agent Quotes On Success In Life

These agent quotes will inspire you. An agent is a person who acts on behalf of another person or group; or a person or thing that takes an active role or produces a specified effect.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging agent quotes, agent sayings, and agent proverbs.

Best Agent Quotes

  1. “Try to meet as many authors, agents, and editors as you can.” ~ Walter Jon Williams
  2. “I don’t know a lot of agents like Al Hack.” ~ Mark Rydell
  3. “I think it makes people in the Pentagon kind of nervous to know that chemical agents and environmental factors could cause so much damage in terms of what may happen in the future.” ~ Bernie Sanders
  4. “Agents and producers have to get you into a box to accommodate their limited imaginations.” ~ Imelda Staunton

  5. “In fact, I had previously helped train one of the FBI agents who searched my apartment.” ~ Steven Hatfill
  6. “The great constitutional corrective in the hands of the people against usurpation of power, or corruption by their agents is the right of suffrage; and this, when used with calmness and deliberation, will prove strong enough.” ~ Andrew Jackson
  7. “What is a Web year now, about three months? And when people can browse around, discover new things, and download them fast, when we all have agents – then Web years could slip by before human beings can notice.” ~ Tim Berners-Lee
  8. It is essential to seek out enemy agents who have come to conduct espionage against you and to bribe them to serve you. Give them instructions and care for them. Thus doubled agents are recruited and used.” ~ Sun Tzu

  9. “I know when I was here prosecuting homicides in the District of Columbia, one of the most effective units here was the cold case squad, which had on it FBI agents, as well as Metropolitan Police Department homicide detectives working together.” ~ Robert Mueller
  10. “An ambassador is not simply an agent; he is also a spectacle.” ~ Walter Bagehot
  11. “You sweat out the free agent thing in November, then you make the trades in December. Then you struggle to sign the guys left in January, and in February I get down to sewing all the new numbers on the uniforms.” ~ Whitey Herzog
  12. “I go on expeditions for the same reason an estate agent sells houses – to pay the bills.” ~ Ranulph Fiennes

  13. “At early previews, the theater gossips are there, wishing you ill every night. They don’t grant you any slack. Agents are in from Hollywood. Your friends are there. People who are going to spread the word-of-mouth. If something doesn’t work, everyone will know.” ~ Peter Stone
  14. “All I’m going to tell you is investigations, whether it be this and others, where you have partial facts, analysts, agents are always trying to interpret what those facts mean, extrapolate from them what they mean.” ~ Robert Mueller
  15. “If I write in my name to the agents of England and France residing in Asia and inform them that Japan is ready to make a commercial treaty with their countries, the number of steamers will be reduced from fifty to two or three.” ~ Townsend Harris
  16. “Hell hath no fury like a hustler with a literary agent.” ~ Frank Sinatra

  17. “The agent never receipts his bill, puts his hat on, and bows himself out. He stays around forever, not only for as long as you can write anything that anyone will buy but as long as anyone will buy any portion of any right to anything that you ever did write. He just takes ten percent of your life.” ~ Raymond Chandler
  18. “It is well-known what a middleman is: he is a man who bamboozles one party and plunders the other.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli
  19. “Throughout the history of commercial life, nobody has ever quite liked the commission man. His function is too vague, his presence always seems one too many, his profit looks too easy, and even when you admit that he has a necessary function, you feel that this function is, as it were, a personification of something that in an ethical society would not need to exist. If people could deal with one another honestly, they would not need agents.” ~ Raymond Chandler
  20. “I still have agents in France, Los Angeles, and Amsterdam who call and suggest parts. I’d love to keep on doing both painting and acting until the end of my days.” ~ Sylvia Kristel

  21. “States are not moral agents.” ~ Noam Chomsky
  22. “I hate politics, hate deals, and deal-making, hate meeting with attorneys and agents.” ~ Kathie Lee Gifford
  23. “Agents need to be free to pursue investigations in ways that they haven’t. There have been restraints that a reformed FBI needs to make sure we don’t impose.” ~ John Ashcroft
  24. “It’s a cruel, heartless world out there in commercial rock ‘n’ roll, and when you take as much time off as we did, eight years, booking agents don’t know if you’ll draw.” ~ Tina Weymouth

  25. “I was so naive I didn’t even know about agents. I telephoned the William Morris agency and asked to speak to Mr. Morris. I expected Bill Morris to be waiting for my call.” ~ Kirstie Alley
  26. “States are not moral agents, people are, and can impose moral standards on powerful institutions.” ~ Noam Chomsky
  27. “Officeholders are the agents of the people, not their masters.” ~ Grover Cleveland
  28. “Public officers are the servants and agents of the people, to execute the laws which the people have made.” ~ Grover Cleveland

  29. “Agents are essential because publishers will not read unsolicited manuscripts.” ~ Jackie Collins
  30. “Man is not the creature of circumstances, circumstances are the creatures of men. We are free agents, and man is more powerful than matter.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli
  31. “The reason actors, artists, writers have agents is because we’ll do it for nothing. That’s a basic fact – you gotta do it.” ~ Morgan Freeman
  32. “I detest life insurance agents: they always argue that I shall someday die, which is not so.” ~ Stephen Leacock

  33. “I don’t hang out with agents and producers and I’m not into the business side at all.” ~ Winona Ryder
  34. “Men must necessarily be the active agents of their own well-being and well-doing they themselves must in the very nature of things be their own best helpers.” ~ Samuel Smiles
  35. “The name game is frustrating. Agents will say, They love you, but they’re going to offer it to Julia Roberts first.” ~ Mira Sorvino
  36. “You win pennants in the offseason when you build your teams with trades and free agents.” ~ Earl Weaver

  37. “We are all agents of the same supreme power, the people.” ~ Daniel Webster
  38. “The athlete of today is not an athlete alone. He’s the center of a team – doctors, scientists, coaches, agents and so on.” ~ Emil Zatopek
  39. “We are no more free agents than the queen of clubs when she victoriously takes prisoner the knave of hearts.” ~ Mary Wortley Montagu
  40. “I lost agents and managers because I turned down big movies that were smutty.” ~ Morgan Brittany

  41. “Even my agents say, ‘We don’t know what this business is anymore.'” ~ Tom Berenger
  42. “I used to get some flack from my agents because I wouldn’t even audition for parts where the hero uses violent force to be a hero.” ~ Mackenzie Astin
  43. “Actors are trusting souls, and we must go by gut-level instinct, even after our agents and business managers weigh all the odds.” ~ Anne Archer
  44. “The sheriffs are completely outnumbered and outgunned. And we don’t have enough border patrol agents” ~ John Culberson

  45. “The people are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the sovereign power.” ~ Andrew Jackson
  46. “I have been surrounded by some of the smartest, brightest, most caring lawyers, by agents who are willing to risk their lives for others, by support staff that are willing to work as hard as they can.” ~ Janet Reno
  47. “The objective of the demonstrators is to win the affection of the armed agents of the government… Most of the Kiev police have now pledged their support for the people…” ~ Bob Schaffer
  48. “Cameron was able to get an inside look at professional football from the standpoint of athletes and agents and general managers that few people have ever seen.” ~ Leigh Steinberg

  49. “These days baseball is different. You come to Spring Training, you get your legs ready, you arms loose, your agents ready your lawyer lined up.” ~ Dave Winfield
  50. “Agents are still asking for millions of dollars for actors that don’t sell one ticket.” ~ Uwe Boll
  51. “I think among the retired FBI agents there are some who would not like to see him come back, but I think the people running the FBI now are interested in catching him.” ~ Howie Carr
  52. “Foreign Ministry guys don’t become agents. Party officials, the Foreign Ministry nerds, tend not to volunteer to Western intelligence agencies.” ~ Aldrich Ames

  53. “I handed over names and compromised so many CIA agents in the Soviet Union.” ~ Aldrich Ames
  54. “American agents… are the only persons authorized to hold councils of a political nature.” ~ Zebulon Pike
  55. “The ears of men are lesser agents of belief than their eyes.” ~ Herodotus
  56. “I could have stopped it after they paid me the $50,000. I wouldn’t even have had to go on to do more than I already had: just the double agents’ names that I gave.” ~ Aldrich Ames

  57. “We can no longer allow multi-nationalists to parade as agents of progress and democracy in the newspapers, even as they subvert it at the workplace.” ~ John Sweeney
  58. “I saw a limit to what I was giving as kind of a scam I was running on the KGB, by giving them people that I knew were their double agents fed to us.” ~ Aldrich Ames
  59. “Archaeologists are underpaid publicity agents for deceased royalty.” ~ John Agar
  60. “On my recent trip to the Mexico border, Border Patrol agents in California told me they have arrested the same coyotes 20 times, but they are not prosecuted.” ~ Ric Keller

  61. “As a writer, you can’t allow yourself the luxury of being discouraged and giving up when you are rejected, either by agents or publishers. You absolutely must plow forward.” ~ Augusten Burroughs
  62. “The only thing I ever withheld from the KGB were the names of two agents whom I personally had known and handled and had a particular feeling for.” ~ Aldrich Ames
  63. “Oh, the relationship with actors and managers and agents and things is a terrible problem sometimes.” ~ John Schlesinger

  64. “We had to address information technology in the ways we had not before and give the agents the tools that they need to do their job more efficiently and more expeditiously.” ~ Robert Mueller
  65. “Finally, we need more Border Patrol agents. Although Congress has already tripled the number of Border Patrol agents since the late 1980s, more are still needed.” ~ Ric Keller

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