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1. "I am Evanescence. I am the only original member. I have basically hired the band. Evanescence has become me. It is mine and it's exactly how I want it to be."
Author: Amy Lee
2. "I mean Buckingham Palace has never hired a professional public relations outfit let alone a Madison Avenue type and they would throw up their hands in horror at the very idea."
Author: Anthony Holden
3. "Sometimes work is a bit slow, and I always wanted to be a princess at Disneyland. There were 1,500 of us who auditioned, and 11 of us were hired. I went through all of the training, but never ended up actually getting to play Belle because 'Revenge' started. It was the time of my life, though!"
Author: Christa B. Allen
4. "I also did an Ozzy piece for him, and so I got hired. Everything happened really fast. I can't give people advice, because everything in my life changed completely in less than a year and it's still not something I am used to."
Author: Chuck Klosterman
5. "[Julie] had lived a great deal among lies, before plumping for a small life of her own, a sincere and restricted life from which all pretense, even in matters sensual, was banished. How many crazy decisions and allegiances to successive aspects fo the truth! Had she not, one day when her costume for a fancy dress had demanded short hair, cut off the great chestnut mane that fell below her waist when she let it down? 'I could have hired a wig,' she thought. 'I might also, at a pinch, have passed the rest of my life with Becker or Espivant. If it comes to that, I could also have gone on stirring puddings in a saucepan at Carneilhan. The things "one might have done" are, in fact, the things one could not do..."
Author: Colette
6. "I always hired widows with children, because they had to work and didn't have any foolishness about them."
Author: Colonel Sanders
7. "A guy in an SUV tried to kill me.""That's strange.""Why?""Because the guy I hired doesn't drive an SUV.""That is strange."
Author: Darynda Jones
8. "I just needed a job. Before being hired as an usher at the CBS Theatre, I didn't even know there was a show business!"
Author: David Geffen
9. "My agent says that I'm a 'repeat business guy.' If you hire me to come do a movie, I'll be on time, know all my material, be ready to go, have a good attitude. I'm here to work, so I get hired over and over again by the same producers. If you just be a team player on set you can work so much more often."
Author: Dean Cain
10. "My folks made me a Jawa costume for the Halloween after 'Star Wars' opened in '77. In '78, when it was re-released, I was hired by the local cinema to be the Jawa: to dress up all summer long, and I could frighten people with my Jawa sounds and my Jawa outfit and watch 'Star Wars Episode IV' all summer long and get paid with movie passes."
Author: Dee Bradley Baker
11. "When you're a freelance director, you are hired to create the art, and it kind of stops there."
Author: Diane Paulus
12. "Victor Young had been hired to write the score for the dances of The Ten Commandments but he became very ill. You were then hired to write the score. But at the same time you'd written The Man with the Golden Arm score."
Author: Elmer Bernstein
13. "We forget the gospel when we neglect our adoption and think that we're still just a hired servant. The Father doesn't let us come to him on those terms. We will either come as sons or we will stay with the pigs. He won't let us earn anything from him because there will be no boasting in his sight. It will either be that Jesus and his glorious gospel has the preeminence or we will go it on our own."
Author: Elyse M. Fitzpatrick
14. "We've hired the calmest babies in the world to play the hysterical Thomas. One did finally start to cry but stopped every time Chris [Newman (assistant director)] yelled 'Action'. ... Babies smiled all afternoon. Buddhist babies. They didn't cry once. We, however, were all in tears by 5 p.m."
Author: Emma Thompson
15. "I was hired to do as many Boy Commando, Newsboy Legion, and Sandman stories as I could."
Author: Gil Kane
16. "LoveThat's it:The cashless commerce.The blanket always too short.The loose connexion.To search behind the horizon.To brush fallen leaves with four shoesand in one's mind to rub bare feet.To let and rent hearts;or in a room with shower and mirror,in a hired car, bonnet facing the moon,wherever innocence stopsand burns its programme,the word in falsetto soundsdifferent and new each time.Today, in front of a box office not yet open,hand in hand crackledthe hangdog old man and the dainty old woman.The film promised love."
Author: Günter Grass
17. "I have explained many times that I am, by Profession, a Gambler -- not some jock-sniffing nerd or a hired human squawk-box with the brain of a one-cell animal. No. That would be your average career sportswriter -- and, more specifically, a full-time Baseball writer."
Author: Hunter S. Thompson
18. "I was never the smartest guy in the room. From the first person I hired, I was never the smartest guy in the room. And that's a big deal. And if you're going to be a leader - if you're a leader and you're the smartest guy in the world - in the room, you've got real problems."
Author: Jack Welch
19. "I hired a chauffeur and I became a motivational speaker, because I don't drive—I'm driven."
Author: Jarod Kintz
20. "Lorsen shook his head in amazement. 'You truly are disgusting.''I would be the last to disagree, but you fail to see that you are worse. No man capable of greater evil than the one who thinks himself in the right. No purpose more evil than the higher purpose. I freely admit I am a villain. That's why you hired me. But I am no hypocrite."
Author: Joe Abercrombie
21. "I hear from everybody, and they say 'Joe, nowhere but in Washington do they think not working together makes sense.' We're not hired to fight."
Author: Joe Donnelly
22. "I've worked with Steven Spielberg three times. I'm proud to say that I'm one of those actors that continues to get hired by the same directors."
Author: Joe Pantoliano
23. "Any good production team is going to allow an actor to breathe life into the characters - that's why they hired that woman, that man, whatever the case."
Author: John DiMaggio
24. "It's not an Israeli model, it's a TSA, screwed-up model. It should actually be the person who's looking at the ticket and talking to the individual. Instead, they've hired people to stand around and observe, which is a bastardization of what should be done."
Author: John Mica
25. "A soldier is a "Yahoo" hired to kill in cold blood as many of his own Species, who have never offended him, as possibly he can."
Author: Jonathan Swift
26. "The merits and services of Christianity have been industriously extolled by its hired advocates. Every Sunday its praises are sounded from myriads of pulpits. It enjoys the prestige of an ancient establishment and the comprehensive support of the State. It has the ear of rulers and the control of education. Every generation is suborned in its favor. Those who dissent from it are losers, those who oppose it are ostracised; while in the past, for century after century, it has replied to criticism with imprisonment, and to scepticism with the dungeon and the stake. By such means it has induced a general tendency to allow its pretensions without inquiry and its beneficence without proof."
Author: Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
27. "Jack looked at the paper. Devonsgate had listed all twelve footmen: John, Mark, Luke,Thomas…Bloody hell, his butler had hired the entire New Testament."
Author: Karen Hawkins
28. "Oracle, for example, has even hired people to dumpster dive for information about its competitor, Microsoft. It's not even illegal, because trash isn't covered by data secrecy laws."
Author: Kevin Mitnick
29. "Firstly, we have personnel records of persons we hired, persons we fired, reasons we fired them and so forth. These records have nothing to do with the assassination of the president and, therefore, ought to remain in the files."
Author: Louis Stokes
30. "Mr Rutger cornet de Groot. Never read any American poetry or any other foreign poetry, which is why he always mentions 2 poets as a reffering point, either Lucebert or Tonnus Oosterhoff. The guy started reading when he was 48 years old with a few library books and was turned instantly in one of the most important critics hired by the fund of literature. Oh well."
Author: Martinus Hendrikus Benders
31. "How can a person deal with anxiety? You might try what one fellow did. He worried so much that he decided to hire someone to do his worrying for him. He found a man who agreed to be his hired worrier for a salary of $200,000 per year. After the man accepted the job, his first question to his boss was, "Where are you going to get $200,000 per year?" To which the man responded, "That's your worry."
Author: Max Lucado
32. "And a lot of the artists and people that we hired were fans of Transformers growing up, so having so many fans working on my crew really kept me on point."
Author: Michael Bay
33. "We were anxious to begin our life as people who had no people. And it was easy to find an apartment because we had no standards; we were just amazed that it was *our* door, *our* rotting carpet, *our* cockroach infestation... We were excited about getting jobs; we hardly went anywhere without filling out an application. But once we were hired—as furniture sanders—we could hardly believe this was really what people did all day. Everything we had thought of as The World was actually the result of someone's job. Each line on the sidewalk, each saltine. Everyone had rotting carpet and a door to pay for. Aghast, we quit. There had to be a more dignified way to live. We needed time to consider ourselves, to come up with a theory about who we were and to set it to music."
Author: Miranda July
34. "We were excited about getting jobs; we hardly went anywhere without filling out an application. But once we were hired - as furniture sanders - we could not believe this was really what people did all day. Everything we had thought of as The World was actually the result of someone's job. Each line on the sidewalk, each saltine. Everyone had a rotting carpet and a door to pay for. Aghast, we quit. There had to be a more dignified way to live. We needed time to consider ourselves, to come up with a theory about who we were and set it to music.Something That Needs Nothing"
Author: Miranda July
35. "An education system is best belittled when the so-called educated gets hired by a company that's owned by a so-called dropout."
Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
36. "I went out there for a thousand a week, and I worked Monday, and I got fired Wednesday. The guy that hired me was out of town Tuesday."
Author: Nelson Algren
37. "I'm putting you in Dink Meeker's toon. From now on, as far as you're concerned, Dink Meeker is God.""Then who are you?""The personnel officer who hired God."
Author: Orson Scott Card
38. "I was a bartender in New York and I overheard this girl saying she made $3000 doing a commercial. A kid at work told me, 'Hey, I know this director and he'd really like you!'. So I walked into this guy's office and was like 'I was thinking maybe I could make $3000' and he hired me for commercials, short films, like 15 jobs in a row."
Author: Pauley Perrette
39. "I actually then went on to direct an after-school special where one of the characters was deaf. They hired me without even knowing I had any connection to the community."
Author: Richard Masur
40. "The thought of a comedy with paid prostitutes always seemed so silly and purposeless, for a person hired by me could never take the place of my imagination of a 'cruel mistress'."
Author: Richard Von Krafft Ebing
41. "After a subsequent interview at Brooklyn Poly, I was hired, and life as a fully independent researcher began."
Author: Rudolph A. Marcus
42. "It was only a few years ago that I couldn't get hired to save my life."
Author: Samantha Bee
43. "His clients ranged from the IRS to the mob.On one occasion the oil industry hired him to kill the inventor of a car which was fueled by depression. The moguls didn't know how to profit from such a cheap and abundant resource."
Author: Steve Aylett
44. "It's not a master plan to do every remake and every recreation of icons. It's just what I've been hired to do."
Author: Steve Carell
45. "There was one rumor that "Susie Bright" and sex theorist "Pat Califia" were one and the same, and that this individual was not actually a woman at all but a pimp hired by an entity composed of the Mitchell Brothers and a Japanese porn syndicate, which was selling women as sex slaves overseas."
Author: Susie Bright
46. "Osman and Prideep had been in my employment for some weeks. Every Friday I would take the to lunch. It was the high point of their calender. During the meal I would harangue them as a reminder of what they had been hired for: but my orations never seemed to increase their output. I realised later that, in the East, a commitment to produce does not automatically accompany employment."
Author: Tahir Shah
47. "In the case of The Loved One, I was hired to collaborate on an updated version of the book."
Author: Terry Southern
48. "Drive-Thru McDonalds was more expensive than I thought...once you've hired the car..."
Author: Tim Key
49. "Just being hired by a great director is complimentary."
Author: Tom Skerritt
50. "One has the responsibility to oneself, to the writer, director and the people who put up the money, to put out the best of what one has experienced and understood about the human condition as it relates to the role one has been hired to portray."
Author: Tom Skerritt

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