[...at Newsweek Only Girls With College Degrees--and We Were Called "girls" Then--were Hired To Sort And Deliver The Mail, Humbly Pushing Our Carts From Door To Door In Our Ladylike Frocks And Proper High-heeled Shoes. If We Could Manage That, We Graduated To "clippers," Another Female Ghetto. Dressed In Drab Khaki Smocks So That Ink Wouldn't Smudge Our Clothes, We Sat At The Clip Desk, Marked Up Newspapers, Tore Out Releveant Articles With Razor-edged "rip Sticks," And Routed The Clips To The Appropriate Departments. "Being A Clipper Was A Horrible Job," Said Writer And Director Nora Ephron, Who Got A Job At Newsweek After She Graduated From Wellesley In 1962, "and To Make Matters Worse, I Was Good At It.]

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Goethe Quotes

"Yes, there are in me the makings of a very fine loafer, and also of a pretty spry sort of fellow. I often think of those lines of old Goethe: Schade, daß die Natur nur einen Menschen aus dir schuf; Denn zum würdigen Mann war und zum Schelmen der Stoff."

Frank Coyle Quotes

"The vast size of the available workforce in the emerging markets (1.3 billion people in China alone) means that labor costs will not rise above the $2 per hour threshold for decades. And, that is what we are competing against!"

Jody Gehrman Quotes

"Think of it as a life experience," I mumbled. "Isnt your dad always saying we need more of that?""I dont think prancing around PJ Jamiesons pool in our underwear is exactly what he had in mind."

John Rush Quotes

"The decisions we make lead us to complex behavioral sets, and what we decide to do can be consciously and unconsciously motivated. The human being, however, is a small-group decision-making animal, a small pack animal, with a will to life, who engages in sex and the food quest to propagate and maintain that life, and who needs acceptance and recognition from group members."

Jonathan V Last Quotes

"To raise a child is to submit to a staggering amount of work, much of which is deeply unpleasant. It would be crazy to have children if they werent so damned important."

Ernest O Lawrence Quotes

"I am mindful that scientific achievement is rooted in the past, is cultivated to full stature by many contemporaries and flourishes only in favorable environment. No individual is alone responsible for a single stepping stone along the path of progress, and where the path is smooth progress is most rapid. In my own work this has been particularly true."

Robin Glasser Quotes

"WHAT A CONCUBINE SHOULD NEVER SAY:In your case, ED is not a mans name."

Justin Sane Quotes

"We are simply human beings. So it is important for us to treat each other in that capacity."

Claire King Quotes

"I know about skeletons. Once I went to a museum and saw dinosaur skeletons. They are like jigsaw puzzles for scientists."

Mardi Ballou Quotes

"Inch by inch its all a cinch, by the yard its hard. Go for it -- no matter how slow or long the process seems at first."

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Quotes About Wurtzel

"...if you ask anyone in the throes of depression how he got there, to pin down the turning point, hell never know. There is a classic moment in The Sun Also Rises when someone asks Mike Campbell how he went bankrupt, and all he can say in response is, Gradually and then suddenly. When someone asks how I lost my mind, that is all I can say too." -Elizabeth Wurtzel, Prozac Nation" - Author: Elizabeth Wurtzel

Quotes About Brain Cells

"A meticulous virtual copy of the human brain would enable basic research on brain cells and circuits or computer-based drug trials." - Author: Henry Markram

Quotes About Georgia Tech

"Georgia Tech beat us and Mississippi Southern tied us last year, and Texas beat us after we had the game won. We only played about five games the way we were capable of playing and lost one of those." - Author: Bear Bryant

Quotes About Big And Little Sisters

"Lola writes in her notebook: Leaf-fleas are even worse. Someone said, They dont bite people, because people dont have leaves. Lola writes, When the sun is beating down, they bite everything, even the wind. And we all have leaves. Leaves fall off when you stop growing, because childhood is all gone. And they grow back when you shrivel up, because love is all gone. Leaves spring up at will, writes Lola, just like tall grass. Two or three children in the village dont have any leaves, and those have a big childhood. A child like that is an only child, because it has a father and a mother who have been to school. The leaf-fleas turn older children into younger ones - a four-year-old into a three-year-old, a three-year-old into a one-year-old. Even a six-months-old, writes Lola, and even a newborn. And the more little brothers and sisters the leaf-fleas make, the smaller the childhood becomes." - Author: Herta Müller

Quotes About Lacking Sleep

"Yet is it not the heart but the members of play that elevate us above the beasts: the fingers with which we touch the clavichord or the flute, the tongue with which we jest and lie and seduce. Lacking members of play, what is there left for beasts to do when they are bored but sleep?" - Author: J.M. Coetzee

Quotes About Spectroscopy

"Its not very fun to do spectroscopy." - Author: Garik Israelian

Quotes About Positive Change In Life

"It was the Law of Attraction that she was referring to, and it was something I had always understood on a certain, nebulous level but rarely had paid attention to until a situation got so extreme that I had no other choice but to listen because I was out of other options. Like attracts like. Positive attracts positive, negative attracts negative. Change your outlook, change your day-to-day experience, change your future, change your world. Now that I was more conscious of it, I was working to enact it more into my life by making better choices and opening myself to the change that appeared for me to reach out and experience. That was key, too--being open to the change and allowing it to happen. Not being too afraid to experience something efferent and unfamiliar. Allowing yourself to stretch and grow in new ways of being. Change was scary, but it was exciting, too. It all comes back to you and your outlook." - Author: Madelyn Alt

Quotes About Flashback

"Originally the film opened with Ryan in the doctors office, being told his wife is dying. Then we see him walking the streets, and the story is told in flashback." - Author: Arthur Hiller

Quotes About Hermione Granger

"In what weird alternative universe would that girl NOT be Sorted into Ravenclaw? If Hermione Granger didnt go to Ravenclaw then there was no good reason for Ravenclaw House to exist." - Author: Eliezer Yudkowsky

Quotes About Baby Daughters

"Um...is that thing tame?" Frank said.The horse whinnied angrily."I dont think so," Percy guessed. "He just said, I will trample you to death, silly Chinese Canadian baby man." - Author: Rick Riordan