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1. "You wouldn't shut up about how brain-damaged that ‘little Rusky diva-bitch' was and how he needed to just ‘get over his sorry self and give our poor cop a blow job and live happily ever after'—you remember that?"
Author: Amy Lane
2. "FDR created today's 30 percent coalition. Obama wants to finish the job by turning it into a permanent ruling majority. There's nothing new about the Obama Narrative. It is the FDR Narrative on steroids. It is intended to lead to greater statism and political gain."
Author: Arthur C. Brooks
3. "Accept business only at a price permitting thoroughness. Then do a thorough job, regardless of cost to us."
Author: Arthur C. Nielsen
4. "Each one of us had been starved for love for so long that we wanted to believe that love, once found, was all-powerful. We wanted to believe that it could give word to my inchoate pain and rages; that it could enable Muriel to face the world and get a job; that it could free our writings, cure racism, end homophobia and adolescent acne."
Author: Audre Lorde
5. "I wondered whose job it was to blow sunshine into my ears."
Author: B.V. Larson
6. "No man who cares about originality will ever be original. It's the man who's only thinking about doing a good job or telling the truth who becomes really original -- and doesn't notice it."
Author: C.S. Lewis
7. "As a cancer doctor, I'm looking forward to being out of a job."
Author: Daniel Kraft
8. "Faded like morning fog in the rising sun, sports team logo on a cheap T-shirt, ninety-nine dollar paint job on a Chevy."
Author: Dennis Vickers
9. "It's an ear job, not an eye job."
Author: Donald T. Regan
10. "Find a way to say yes to things. Say yes to invitations to a new country, say yes to meet new friends, say yes to learn something new. Yes is how you get your first job, and your next job, and your spouse, and even your kids. Even if it's a bit edgy, a bit out of your comfort zone, saying yes means that you will do something new, meet someone new, and make a difference. Yes lets you stand out in a crowd, be the optimist, see the glass full, be the one everyone comes to. Yes is what keeps us all young."
Author: Eric Schmidt
11. "Steve Jobs has a saying that A players hire A players; B players hire Cplayers; and C players hire D players. It doesn't take long to get to Zplayers. This trickle-down effect causes bozo explosions in companies."
Author: Guy Kawasaki
12. "The Jews understand that the blessing of wealth was dependant upon obedience to the law and covenant. The laws in the Torah, if followed, would bring blessings.5 The Tanakh says, "How joyful are those who fear the Lord and delight in obeying his commands…they themselves will be wealthy." (NLT, Psalm 112:1, 3) "If they listen and obey God, they will be blessed with prosperity throughout their lives." (NLT, Job 36:11)"
Author: H.W. Charles
13. "It's our job - as parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles - to find books our kids are going to like."
Author: James Patterson
14. "Our job is to love people. When it hurts. When it's awkward. When it's uncool and embarrassing. Our job is to stand together, to carry the burdens of one another and to meet each other in our questions."
Author: Jamie Tworkowski
15. "Really, it's the director's job to disappear and allow the movie to just feel."
Author: Jason Reitman
16. "My employer was never at any time aware of anything in my past beyond the writing I did, because, frankly, it isn't relevant to the job I was asked to do, which was to be a reporter."
Author: Jeff Gannon
17. "When I feel clumsy or lost, I remind myself that nature, including me, was created by a a far wiser mind than mine. There is something in the cosmos - God, Spirit, Consciousness, Life Itself, call It what you will - that created and orchestrates nature, and did a pretty good job of it. Nature might just know what It's doing. Even when I don't."
Author: Jeffrey R. Anderson
18. "Advertising was fairly simple work, and I really just wanted a job where I could sit and write every day and not get fired for it like I had at other jobs, but it was fun."
Author: John Hughes
19. "Love cost its like working a full time job you got to put work and effort into it,and that's why it fails with a lot of people because they on the job part time !!! #GeminiStatus"
Author: Jojo1980
20. "In rich and captivating prose, Jessica DuLong kindly invites the rest of us on the journey of her lifetime: from a dot-com job to the fabled waters of the Hudson River, where she became a fireboat engineer. This is an unusual and fascinating book."
Author: Jon Meacham
21. "I did several interesting jobs, working in restaurants, I worked at a lab rat farm, feeding and watering all these rats. Then I got a full-time job as a technical writer for a large scientific research laboratory."
Author: Kevin J. Anderson
22. "Furie had once asked her, "Why would you ever send a man to do a woman's job?" Confused, Myst had answered, "Because I can."
Author: Kresley Cole
23. "I kid you not Crowe, I'm working the King Sooper's stores tomorrow. I'm gonna find me a checkout boy. Safe job, good insurance and he probably won't tell me what to do." At my threat Vance kissed my forehead. Then he let me go. I took this to mean he didn't feel the King's Sooper's checkout boys were much competition. He was probably right."
Author: Kristen Ashley
24. "If you can do a half-assed job of anything, you're a one-eyed man in a kingdom of the blind."
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
25. "Oh yes. You've done a marvelous job of succeeding at failure."
Author: Laura Kreitzer
26. "I could have just said I'm good at my job, but I didn't. Didn't want the police thinking I was holding out information when I wasn't. "I've got one advantage over a normal homicide detective, I expect it to be a monster. No one ever calls me in if it's just a stabbing, or a hit-and-run. I don't spend a lot of time trying to come up with nice, normal explanations. It means I get to ignore a lot of theories."
Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
27. "Dr. Robert Hare, one of the foremost researchers on sociopathy, believes that a sociopath is four times more likely to be at the top of the corporate ladder than in the janitor's closet, due to the close match between the personality traits of sociopaths and the unusual demands of high-powered jobs."
Author: M.E. Thomas
28. "When you love what you do for a living, it's not a job."
Author: Mahogany SilverRain
29. "Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs."
Author: Malcolm Forbes
30. "I found a few springs of rosemary and returned. Ignoring the collective sigh when I appeared, I stripped off the leaves and handed them to Loren.He sniffed them in suspicion. "What's this?"I guess it would take more than my word for them to trust me, "Rosemary." No glimmer of recognition. "It's to make your stew taste better. Don't you know the basic herbs and spices?""No. I took this job in self-defence. Quain burns everything. Belen thinks jerky is all we need to survive. Flea's idea of good meal is something that hasn't been in garbage can first. And Kerrick poisoned us---""Not on purpose." Kerrick said. "The meat looked done."
Author: Maria V. Snyder
31. "It is business that generates the jobs, income and taxes that keep a country going."
Author: Mark Skousen
32. "Let the dogs bark, the wolves howl, the lightnings flash and the crows caw, you continue doing your job!"
Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
33. "My job is to notice echoes and notice resonances. Scientists are not supposed to do the same thing that cultural critics do."
Author: Naomi Wolf
34. "Why do you want to become an author? I will accept only one answer. If it is because you feel you can write better than you can do anything else then go ahead and do it without frills and flourishes. Stick to your present job and write in your spare time: but do it as if it is a whole time job."
Author: Ngaio Marsh
35. "I followed a girl I met in Japan to Los Angeles and ended up working in a motorcycle store. I quit the job one night, went to a party in the Hollywood Hills and ended up yelling at a bunch of people. Someone saw me yelling and asked me to be in a play. The first night, there was an agent in the audience who took me on and sent me out for jobs."
Author: Norman Reedus
36. "Writing is a 24/7 job. You live it, eat it, breathe it... the pay can be pretty lousy, but you do it happily, because you love it!!! That, and from the day you started writing the voices in your head became a permanent fixture :) ... oh, missed one out - You sleep it!"
Author: Patti Roberts
37. "It was as unsatisfying as a handjob from someone wearing an oven mitt."
Author: Paul Di Filippo
38. "Smellin' the beefaloes and leanpigs turnin' on their spits, holding a cold cheer-beer in my hand, watchin' the stars poppin' out one by one like random pixels on God's antiquemonochrome display, listenin' to the joyful chatter of my fellow gips, contemplatin' the easy job ahead of me, I was as near to heaven asI have ever been on this mostly sad ol' earth."
Author: Paul Di Filippo
39. "A guy may wear a suit and have a high-paying job and appear very mature, but essentially, he's a 14-year-old boy."
Author: Rainn Wilson
40. "It's so obvious that you're gonna ask a good looking dude to be with you for the rest of your holiday while you only know his name for like 2 hours, 32 minutes, 12 seconds.""Trisha! Being mean is my job! June, you're so predicteable, like, it's not a shock for us if you're gonna ask a good looking dude to be with you for the rest of your holiday while you only know his name for like 2 hours, 33 minutes, 2 seconds."
Author: Rea Lidde
41. "When spiritual leaders have done their jobs, the people around them have encountered God and obeyed his will."
Author: Richard Blackaby
42. "Time after time we're told corporations should have freedom from pesky job safety regulations, environmental protections and labor standards - giving working people the freedom to be crushed in collapsing mines, choke on filthy air and get paid too little to live on."
Author: Richard Trumka
43. "The less control people had over their work, the higher their blood pressure during work hours. Moreover, blood pressure at home was unrelated to the level of job control, indicating that the spike during work hours was specifically caused by lack of choice on the job. People with little control over their work also experienced more back pain, missed more days of work due to illness in general, and had higher rates of mental illness—the human equivalent of stereotypies, resulting in the decreased quality of life common to animals reared in captivity."
Author: Sheena Iyengar
44. "I remember the early 1980s, when I first got one of these fabulous film critic jobs. The downside was sitting through 'Splatteria III: The Dismembering of the Clampett Clan' or 'The Oklahoma Meatgrinder Massacre' or some such. The headaches unleashed by watching attractive kids die week after week after week cannot be imagined."
Author: Stephen Hunter
45. "Saigon was loved precisely because it was so unlovable - its squalor, its biblical, Job-like misfortune, its imminent, hoevering doom."
Author: Tatjana Soli
46. "Well, child? Aren't you going to try to turn me into some kind of unspeakable creature?I don't think I shall bother, madam, seeing as you are making such a good job of it yourself!"
Author: Terry Pratchett
47. "UNDERTAKER!" the head boomed. "BOY, DO I HAVE A JOB FOR YOU!"
Author: Tom Upton
48. "There's a reason that students don't grade their own papers. There's a reason defendants don't sentence themselves. And there's the reason the State Department doesn't get to investigate itself, determine whether or not it made errors in Benghazi. That is Congress's job."
Author: Trey Gowdy
49. "Why did you take this job?" I ask. "It doesn't make sense. You're so young—" "It was an honor to be promoted," she says, but the words have a hollow ring. I can see her drawing back into herself, into her role. "Who did you lose?" I ask. Carmen flashes a smile that is at once dazzling and sad. "I'm a Librarian, Miss Bishop. I've lost everyone."
Author: Victoria Schwab
50. "The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand."
Author: Vince Lombardi

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