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1. "That's why we live in a world that is so messed up, because most of us go along, simply because going along is connected to our paychecks."
Author: Adam Bucko
2. "A man's respect for law and order exists in precise relationship to the size of his paycheck."
Author: Adam Clayton
3. "I bought a camera with my first ever paycheck."
Author: Alice Englert
4. "It was like that class at school where the teacher talks about Realization, about how you could realize something big in a commonplace thing. The example he gave--and the liar said it really happened--was that once while drinking orange juice, he'd realized he would be dead someday. He wondered if we, his students, had had similar 'realizations.'Is he kidding? I thought.Once I cashed a paycheck and I realized it wasn't enough.Once I had food poisoning, and realized I was trapped inside my body."
Author: Amy Hempel
5. "Well, paycheck protection is an important ingredient for a successful campaign finance reform measure."
Author: Andrew Card
6. "I can only guess that, for guys in their 30s and 40s who watched me play, they understood that the score never mattered and my paycheck never mattered (in relation) to how I played. I played with Little League enthusiasm and professional flair. That's what fans are really looking for."
Author: Andy Van Slyke
7. "There have definitely been more than a few moments in my life where I'm wondering where the next paycheck will come from and how I'm gonna pay rent."
Author: Anna Kendrick
8. "On the day I swore to uphold the Hippocratic oath, the small hairs on the back of my neck stood up as I waited for lightning to strike. Who was I, vowing calmly among all these necktied young men to steal life out of nature's jaws, every old time we got half a chance and a paycheck?... I could not accept the contract: that every child born human upon this earth comes with a guarantee of perfect health and old age clutched in its small fist."
Author: Barbara Kingsolver
9. "The biggest potential for helping us overcome shame is this: We are "those people." The truth is…we are the others. Most of us are one paycheck, one divorce, one drug-addicted kid, one mental health illness, one sexual assault, one drinking binge, one night of unprotected sex, or one affair away from being "those people"–the ones we don't trust, the ones we pity, the ones we don't let our kids play with, the ones bad things happen to, the ones we don't want living next door."
Author: Brené Brown
10. "My mom and dad - they were always there. They were always on the set. They focused on our family life. The entertainment business wasn't the end-all. They weren't out to get the next big paycheck or the next big movie. It was about 'What can we do as a family.'"
Author: Candace Cameron Bure
11. "Jimmy Lee Baylis was a wise man, and knew better than to talk back to the man who signed his paycheck."
Author: Carl Hiaasen
12. "Movies, obviously, are a little more lucrative. The initial paycheck is better."
Author: Carlos Alazraqui
13. "I don't think music is my job - I don't think about it that way, because I don't really get paid. There's no paycheck at the end; it's more of a 'whatever is left over' kind of situation."
Author: Cass McCombs
14. "First paycheck I get, I thought, I'm going to get myself a room near the downtown L.A. Public Library."
Author: Charles Bukowski
15. "The Poverty Tour provided the opportunity to meet many people who had been living paycheck to paycheck even before the economic downturn. To so quickly slide from the great middle into the underworld of the poor validated our suspicions that perhaps these citizens never really were bona fide, middle class Americans. Indeed, some economists assert that the middle class evaporated decades ago."
Author: Cornel West
16. "No, scratch the word "career." Careers are for people who wish to advance. I only want to survive, draw a paycheck."
Author: Emily Giffin
17. "I don't know anyone who ever got deferred pay. I'm the first of my friends to ever actually get a deferred paycheck."
Author: Heather Donahue
18. "A good job is more than just a paycheck. A good job fosters independence and discipline, and contributes to the health of the community. A good job is a means to provide for the health and welfare of your family, to own a home, and save for retirement."
Author: James H. Douglas
19. "Some people make enough, some people don't, and it has nothing to do with their paycheck."
Author: Janene Murphy
20. "If we continue to print new paychecks at the rate we've been adding them, that mitigates a lot of the damage of higher gasoline prices."
Author: Jerrry A. Webman
21. "You're perceived as being a success if you find a job in some big city and work with hundreds of other people and draw a paycheck every month."
Author: Jerry Moran
22. "My choices in projects have all been character or role-based, and on a financial level, it's obvious: as an actor on a TV series, I get a wonderful paycheck, and a consistent paycheck, which doesn't always happen when you're doing theater or movies."
Author: Jim Parsons
23. "I'm 37 years old and don't have a steady paycheck."
Author: Joe Lando
24. "There aren't any small parts, only small paychecks."
Author: Joe Pantoliano
25. "I earned my first steady paycheck watering rose bushes at a nursery for a dollar an hour."
Author: John Grisham
26. "Forty-five years since I made my first paycheck, and I'm telling you that 'Breaking Bad' is as good as it gets."
Author: Jonathan Banks
27. "I'd never put all my chips anywhere, because I don't want to close any doors, but I was raised in a very blue-collar family. I was raised by parents who said, 'If you don't go to work every day, you're not contributing', so that's my mentality. I have to work every day; I have to bring home a paycheck."
Author: Katee Sackhoff
28. "For me the question was, do I want my paycheck to be dependent on how other people think I look?"
Author: Kathy Ireland
29. "The iPad was my first splurge after I got my first paychecks. I paid off the debt, and I now bring the iPad with me to auditions."
Author: Katie Leclerc
30. "When we saw a destitute-looking man trying to sell worn flip-flops, I vowed never to complain about a job again. When I considered the steady paycheck and quality of life it provided, my past gripes - primarily boring meetings, back-biting office politics and pantyhose - were just whining."
Author: Kristine K. Stevens
31. "The next week she withheld my paycheck until I signed a document (drafted by David) in which I promised not to marry Connor. Ever. I signed the document, took the check, and had David draft another document forbidding all Spellmans to practice any form of blackmail. David tried to explain to me that a contract in which you promise not to break the law is ultimately redundant, but I didn't care."
Author: Lisa Lutz
32. "She came to this California university for one reason, she reminds herself: the paycheck. Although every time the paycheck arrives the amount taken out in taxes for a single woman with no dependents is so huge it stuns her. The money starts to feel like an insult: For this, she thinks, I've uprooted my life? Whatever money she might save, moreover, she usually spends trying to console herself. And it is hard to make any job financially worth its difficulties, she realizes, when you're constantly running out to J. C. Penney's to buy bathmats."
Author: Lorrie Moore
33. "The best antidote to poverty remains simple - a paycheck. Policies like paid family leave, workplace flexibility and affordable quality childcare can make the difference for two-parent or single-parent working families who struggle to make ends meet."
Author: Madeleine M. Kunin
34. "I don't prefer much of film over stage... The only thing I prefer is the paycheck."
Author: Marisa Tomei
35. "Employees, especially young people, want more than a paycheck."
Author: Marissa Mayer
36. "Never confuse the size of your paycheck with the size of your talent."
Author: Marlon Brando
37. "All writers are crazy. So never mind what the editors and your family and your critique group tells you. Submit your manuscripts and keep submitting until you get an offer. Then you can be crazy, with a paycheck."
Author: MaryJanice Davidson
38. "This was great fun and a nice paycheck and then, as these things happen, the show was canceled."
Author: Michael Storm
39. "I'm still waiting for my first big Hollywood paycheck... maybe I'll play a superhero."
Author: Miles Teller
40. "The eighties happened. The nineties happened. Death and sickness and getting fat and going bald happened. i traded lots of dreams for a bigger paycheck, and I never even realized i was doing it. (page 33)"
Author: Mitch Albom
41. "If you must have motivation, think of your paycheck on Friday."
Author: Noel Coward
42. "Coaching in the NBA is not easy. It's like a nervous breakdown with a paycheck."
Author: Pat Williams
43. "I'll work with Jerry Seinfeld any day of the week. Get a nice little paycheck there, but you do it for free. It's just good to be associated with that man. He's a great guy."
Author: Patrick Warburton
44. "At one point people in al Qaeda were actually drawing monthly paychecks when they were based in Sudan."
Author: Peter L. Bergen
45. "When I started my last business, I didn't receive a paycheck for 13 months. The average person can't handle that pressure."
Author: Robert Kiyosaki
46. "Heretics must believe. More than anyone else in an organization, it's the person who's challenging the status quo, the one who is daring to be great, who is truly present and not just punching a clock who must have confidence in her beliefs. Can you imagine Steve Jobs showing up for the paycheck? It's nice to get paid. It's essential to believe."
Author: Seth Godin
47. "In my house, it is always a scramble from paycheck to paycheck."
Author: Tim Cahill
48. "Follow the dreams of others and you will receive a paycheck. Follow your own dreams and you will never check your pay."
Author: Vincent Lowry
49. "In my case, I pay a standard premium to participate in the Federal Employees' Health Benefits Plan for my wife and myself out of each month's paycheck."
Author: Virgil Goode
50. "They talked about me as if I were Mother Teresa, and that every time I get a paycheck I go and send it to poor people and that we spend every free moment helping out people less fortunate. That was an enormous exaggeration."
Author: Wendie Malick

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