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1. "I now think that was distanced me from Tricia and from the Rape Crisis Center was their use of generalities. I did not want to be one of a group or compared with others. It somehow blindsided my sense that I was going to survive. Tricia prepared me for failure by saying that it would be okay if I failed. She did this by showing me that the odds out there were against me. But what she told me, I didn't want to hear. In the face of dismal statistics regarding arrest, prosecution, and even full recovery for the victim, I saw no choice but to ignore the statistics. I needed what gave me hope, like being assigned a female assistant district attorney, not the news that the number of rape prosecutions in Syracuse for that calendar year had been nil."
Author: Alice Sebold
2. "The numbers were, at best, guesstimates, and all three men knew it. The relevant figure would ultimately be the one that represented the most they could possibly ask from Congress without raising too many questions. Whatever that sum turned out to be, they knew they could count on (Interim Assistant Secretary of the Treasury) Kashkari to perform some sort of mathematical voodoo to justify it:"
Author: Andrew Ross Sorkin
3. "I have a very normal life. I go to the grocery store, I go to Target. I don't have an assistant, I don't have an entourage."
Author: Angela Kinsey
4. "I was thrilled when a designer shop assistant said I was a size smaller than Madonna!"
Author: Anne Robinson
5. "Our struggle today is not to have a female Einstein get appointed as an assistant professor. It is for a woman schlemiel to get as quickly promoted as a male schlemiel."
Author: Bella Abzug
6. "So when I was told to work, ten, twelve hours a day as an assistant pro, I didn't complain. It was normal."
Author: Bernhard Langer
7. "Lombardi: [to his assistant] Could you get us some writing paper, please.Eli: A lot of it. A whole lot of it."
Author: Book Of Eli Movie
8. "I had to leave school at 14 because my father got injured in the mines and I had to support my family. I was an undertaker's assistant, then a plasterer, before doing my military service in the RAF. All the while, I was doing amateur dramatics and dreaming of getting a scholarship to the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School."
Author: Brian Blessed
9. "You can call me Boss though, seeing as though you're only the assistant."
Author: Con Template
10. "People tell me I need an assistant, but I don't want one."
Author: David Karp
11. "And I coached against Mike when he was an assistant with the Bears and they won that football game."
Author: Don Shula
12. "You don't want a general houseworker, do you? Or a traveling companion, quiet, refined, speaks fluent French entirely in the present tense? Or an assistant billiard-maker? Or a private librarian? Or a lady car-washer? Because if you do, I should appreciate your giving me a trial at the job. Any minute now, I am going to become one of the Great Unemployed. I am about to leave literature flat on its face. I don't want to review books any more. It cuts in too much on my reading."
Author: Dorothy Parker
13. "It hit him that his own form of loneliness was a luxury, one as chosen and as paid for as three weeks in Kenya's velds or a cherry red Ferrari. Real loneliness wasn't something an assistant scoped out and got a good price on. Real loneliness was smothering and it stank of hopelessness."
Author: Douglas Coupland
14. "Experience appears in this world as a birth. A birth which takes as assistants sky and earth and the water and wood and mountains and the clouds. Experience does not come out of the mind or imagination but from a deep and irrecusable need. It rents the entire person."
Author: Erin Moure
15. "Even now, she wished she could write a note, push it across the table, and go away to her room. But she was no longer a Second Assistant Librarian of the Great Library of the Clayr. Those days were gone, vanished with everything else that had defined her previous existence and identity."
Author: Garth Nix
16. "The only way that I have seen to keep teenagers out of one another's arms is to give them a bigger, more wonderful goal to offset all the distractions common to their youth. For a young man, that goal should include preparing for a delightful and profitable career, doing something he really enjoys doing. For a young woman, it includes preparing to be the ideal wife, mother and administrative assistant such a passionate and goal-oriented young man will need"
Author: Gregg Harris
17. "Coordinating the retreat was important too, so important that Jiaan had assigned Aram as Fasal's assistant, to be sure he didn't overlook anything important. Like the fact that they were supposed to retreat."
Author: Hilari Bell
18. "The last time Assistant Principal Parker called, a girl in the school's locker room had accused Julie of being a whore during the two years she'd spent on the street. My kid took exception to that and decided to communicate that by applying a chair to the offending party's head. I'd told her to go for the gut next time- it left less evidence."
Author: Ilona Andrews
19. "I was in Japan, and my assistant director had worked with Kurosawa. I used quite of number of Kurosawa's crew."
Author: John Boorman
20. "Videographer, and his assistant, Cody. Slade"
Author: John Grisham
21. "It seemed too as if many of the people were on display, behaving as if they expected to be looked at, as if they were on show: so many of them seemed to be wearing costumes, not just policemen and firemen and waiters and shop assistants, but people in their going-to-work costumes, their I'm-a-mother-pushing-a-pram costumes, babies and children in outfits that were like costumes; workers digging holes in their costume-bright orange vests; joggers in jogging costume; even the drinkers in the streets and parks, even the beggars, seemed to be wearing costumes, uniforms."
Author: John Lanchester
22. "I'd just love to have another TV series. I'll be the assistant D.A. on some crime show."
Author: Julie White
23. "The procedure was that an artist got a mural and then he would have anywhere from two to ten assistants depending on the size of the mural and how many assistants he needed, or she needed."
Author: Lee Krasner
24. "Mulder, I want you to meet your new assistant. Special Agent Dana Scully, Fox Mulder.''An assistant? Nice to know I'm suddenly so highly regarded.' Mulder turned to Scully. 'Who did you tick off to get stuck with this detail, Scully?"
Author: Les Martin
25. "My first job out of college was as an editorial assistant in a New York publishing house. Being an editorial assistant is the purgatory would-be editors must endure before they can ascend the ladder and begin acquiring books on their own. I spent a year filing paperwork, writing copy, and typing rejection letters."
Author: Lincoln Child
26. "Most of us are called on to perform tasks far beyond what we can do. Our capabilities seldom match our aspirations, and we are often woefully unprepared. To this extent, we are all Assistant Pig-Keepers at heart."
Author: Lloyd Alexander
27. "No matter what has happened, you're not a pig-boy; you're an Assistant Pig Keeper!"
Author: Lloyd Alexander
28. "A priest, who came from a land far away and wed priestess Seshat, used powerful magic for Pharaoh Tutimaeus. With his invention of a horseless chariot and magic men who blew steam, the Egyptians defeated the Hyksos warriors." He felt his mouth quirk and a deep chuckle rolled from his belly. "Well, an Egyptian priest is a quite a step up from assistant to the conservator of the Louvre." - As Timeless As Stone"
Author: Maeve Alpin
29. "I was assistant in Edmonton with Wayne as captain, and Kevin Lowe was the other assistant."
Author: Mark Messier
30. "For what can give a finer example of that frankness and manly self- confidence which our great public schools, and none of them so much as Eton, are supposed to inspire, of that buoyant ease in holding up one's head, speaking out what is in one's mind, and flinging off all sheepishness and awkwardness, than to see an Eton assistant-master offering in fact himself as evidence that to combine boarding-house- keeping with teaching is a good thing, and his brother as evidence that to train and race little boys for competitive examinations is a good thing?"
Author: Matthew Arnold
31. "I am not getting you a brain, because I am not that kind of assistant, Dr. Frankenstein."
Author: Rachel Caine
32. "He lives in a hole in the ground, dresses funny, and occasionally eats his assistants," Eve said. "Define crazy."
Author: Rachel Caine
33. "My ideas for the next collection always happen a couple of months before the show. I have learned to shut up and not bother my assistants with it."
Author: Raf Simons
34. "I was able to go from stage hand to floor manager to assistant director to director in a year because there was just no one else to do it and what I didn't realise and what people don't understand now about television is that we used to do about five shows a day."
Author: Richard Lester
35. "I had a certificate that said, 'Doctor of Mixology, Harvard University,' that I actually got from Harvard University. A friend of mine was a research assistant over there and it was one of those student or university perks and she brought me in on that. So I am a doctorate from Harvard and it only took me one afternoon."
Author: Ronda Rousey
36. "Special Assistant Agent in ChargeLang."He nearly smiled at the title she knew she'd botched again."Just 'Mr Lang' is fine."
Author: Roxanne St. Claire
37. "I wouldn't go down the route of having an assistant. I don't want to be like that. I want to be normal."
Author: Saoirse Ronan
38. "I was raised in a Bronx public housing project, but studied at two of the nation's finest universities. I did work as an assistant district attorney, prosecuting violent crimes that devastate our communities."
Author: Sonia Sotomayor
39. "I was a prosecutor in Brooklyn in the homicide division and then as a senior assistant district attorney."
Author: Star Jones
40. "I think I've got an outstanding defensive assistant staff that's really going to help us have consistent, strong defenses. And offensively, we have an excellent staff. We've got some younger guys on offense, but that's what I coach and have my entire coaching career."
Author: Steve Spurrier
41. "Why am I permitted to apply racial criteria when I select a spouse but not when I select a personal assistant?"
Author: Steven E. Landsburg
42. "My dad was a golden gloves boxer in the Marine Corps, then a deputy sheriff. My mom worked as an office assistant."
Author: Susana Martinez
43. "I like to disappear in my roles because I don't have an assistant."
Author: Taraji P. Henson
44. "An ax came through the door. Then two firefighters. They looked down at and assistant mall manager crying and wearing a melted toupee, sitting cross-legged next to a mall cop with a bleeding ankle and a mouth full of paper. One of the firefighters look at the other. "Not again."
Author: Tim Dorsey
45. "The least-crowded channel for meeting high profile bloggers is in person. Email is the most difficult, the most crowded... I'm a top 1,000 blogger, not a top 100 blogger, and I get hundreds of pitches by email every week. Most of them I don't even see because my assistant declines them."
Author: Timothy Ferriss
46. "Even someone as lowly as an assistant U.S. attorney has to undergo a background check, and you're asked a series of very invasive questions, and you're expected to tell the truth and they're under penalty of perjury. And you're asked those questions so you can't be blackmailed or extorted."
Author: Trey Gowdy
47. "I'd like to be an assistant producer to a reality show."
Author: Trishelle Cannatella
48. "Schoolhouse and stopped, stunned by the delightful wintry scene in front of me. School often claimed my entire attention. Grace Miller—teaching assistant. I still couldn't quite believe I was working"
Author: Vannetta Chapman
49. "My first job, which I had to take when not more than fifteen, was assistant to a fruit peddler. It seemed all right to me until a little girl told me snootily, 'We never deal with peddler!' Thereupon I resigned, ashamed of what I was doing."
Author: Vash Young
50. "A western buckaroo, I share his scorn for people who go camping by the book, relying on the authority of some half-assed assistant scoutmaster whose total experience outdoors probably consists of two overnight hikes and a weekend in the Catskills. But we have just had that confrontation. The one who goes by Pritchard's book is Sid's wife, and I am wary. It is not my expedition. I am a guest here."
Author: Wallace Stegner

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