[...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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"How dare you give the poor woman trouble over those nasty biscuits! If you made biscuits worth eating, sir, perhaps she wouldnt throw them to the fish!"He blinked his eyes in astonishment. "Biscuits worth eating? Ill have you know, madam, that I bake the best biscuit on the high seas!""Thats not saying much, considering that ships biscuits are notoriously awful!""Its alright, Louisa, you neednt defend me—" Sara began.Louisa just ignored her. "Those biscuits were so hard, I could scarcely choke them down. As for that stew—""Look here, you disrespectful harpy," the cook said, punctuating his words with loud taps of his cane. "There aint nothin wrong with Silas Drummonds stew, and I defy any man—or woman—to make a better one!" - Author: Sabrina Jeffries

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"A friend gave me a CD of the Pathetique Symphony as a Christmas present. I went home, and I put on the CD expecting to listen to Tchaikovsky. But it started ta ta ta taaa. It was too long for me. I didnt understand it at first, but then I fell in love, in love, in love." - Author: Gustavo Dudamel

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Quotes About Photos And Memories

"If I could cut out my beating heart and put it in a box and forget about it, I would. Maybe I would pad the box with our photos of you, our love letters, a lock of your hair and that heart-shaped perfume bottle, the one that I gave you for your birthday. You always said it was your favorite. Maybe if I put the box up in the attic,some place out of sight and sound,I could forget you. (sigh)I force myself to look around my yard. The sun is brilliant against the bright blue sky,birds are singing out their borders and gathering twigs and grasses for nesting, and the late-season daffodils are bursting an egg-yolk yellow. I feel myself smile. For the first time this season,I spot a Peace rose, a sunshine-swelled bloom of yellow and pink flame. I inhale the blooms faintly sweet fragrance,which floats delicate memories of youacross my minds eye — I am happy. Without thinking, I turn to the houseto call you.If only It was that easy." - Author: Jeffrey A. White

Quotes About Necessity Of Violence

"The convoluted wording of legalisms grew up around the necessity to hide from ourselves the violence we intend toward each other. Between depriving a man of one hour from his life and depriving him of his life there exists only a difference of degree. You have done violence to him, consumed his energy. Elaborate euphemisms may conceal your intent to kill, but behind any use of power over another the ultimate assumption remains: "I feed on your energy." - Author: Frank Herbert

Quotes About Not Working Alone

"I dont think Id mind working on a cheese counter. It would leave my mind free to do whatever it wanted - which is nothing in particular, its true, but I like being alone in my head, Im used to it." - Author: Kate Atkinson

Quotes About Its Time

"Death is a kind of guilt in itself. Were all alive in this world together, and were also all mortal, but when one person pulls his thread through to the other side, it can start a chain reaction you never in your wildest dreams saw coming. Maybe youll be left with nothing more than an unholy knot to unpick. Maybe a new design. Sometimes a whole new perspective on yourself." - Author: Tiffany Baker

Quotes About Leo Star Sign

"Leopardstar says that theyre staying with us so the Clans can exchange training methods and fighting techniques, but I dont see much sign of it. All they do is watch....Its like theyre learning all about us, all our secrets and weaknesses. Thats why I came over here, to get away from them for a bit." - Author: Erin Hunter