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1. "People think top singers are overpaid, but opera houses have a top fee, which is a good thing. Of course concerts are different- everyone wants to make as much money as possible."
Author: Bryn Terfel
2. "Corporate types love to pretend their life is exciting. The whispers, fist-pumping and animated hand gestures are all designed to lift our job description from what it really is - that of an overpaid clerk"
Author: Chetan Bhagat
3. "Sports fans have been mistreated for a long time. They have overpaid for inferior food and they have had poor service."
Author: Dave Checketts
4. "If I got paid, it was no more than five dollars a column, and I still think I was overpaid."
Author: Dick Schaap
5. "The honor is overpaid, When he that did the act is commentator."
Author: James Shirley
6. "We were fractious and overpaid. Our mornings lacked promise. At least those of us who smoked had something to look forward to at ten-fifteen."
Author: Joshua Ferris
7. "You can take Lucas to watch football when he's older,' she once told me. Ah, the rheumy-eyed grandpa on the terraces inducting the lad into the mysteries of soccer: how to loathe people wearing different coloured shirts, how to feign injury, how to blow your snot on to the pitch – See, son, you press hard on one nostril to close it, and explode the green stuff out of the other. How to be vain and overpaid and have your best years behind you before you've even understood what life's about. Oh yes, I look forward to taking Lucas to the football."
Author: Julian Barnes
8. "With respect to teachers' salaries .... Poor teachers are grossly overpaid and good teachers grossly underpaid. Salary schedules tend to be uniform and determined far more by seniority."
Author: Milton Friedman
9. "I've had a year out of work, more, and just toughed it out. There are those who think that all actors are overpaid. I beg to differ."
Author: Richard Griffiths
10. "I enjoy being a highly overpaid actor."
Author: Roger Moore
11. "If our leaders are to enjoy the trappings of their position in the hierarchy, then we expect them to offer us protection. The problem is, for many of the overpaid leaders, we know that they took the money and perks and didn't offer protection to their people. In some cases, they even sacrificed their people to protect or boost their own interests. This is what so viscerally offends us. We only accuse them of greed and excess when we feel they have violated the very definition of what it means to be a leader."
Author: Simon Sinek
12. "When did my house turn into a hangout for every grossly overpaid, terminally pampered professional football player in northern Illinois?""We like it here," Jason said. "It reminds us of home.""Plus, no women around." Leandro Collins, the Bears' first-string tight end emerged from the office munching on a bag of chips. "There's times when you need a rest from the ladies."Annabelle shot out her arm and smacked him in the side of the head. "Don't forget who you're talking to."Leandro had a short fuse, and he'd been known to take out a ref here and there when he didn't like a call, but the tight end merely rubbed the side of his head and grimaced. "Just like my mama.""Mine, too," Tremaine said with happy nod.Annabelle spun on Heath. "Their mother! I'm thirty-one years old, and I remind them of their mothers.""You act like my mother," Sean pointed out, unwisely as it transpired, because he got a swat in the head next."
Author: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
13. "Aren't we all striving to be overpaid for what we do?"
Author: Will Ferrell
14. "What if everything is an illusion and nothing exists? In that case, I definitely overpaid for my carpet."
Author: Woody Allen

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