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"My brother Max made my desk. It's a masterpiece, like a piano. Everybody who comes in my office loves my desk." - Reem Acra

"I was having the surreal experience of having myself show myself around my office and bullpen." "Oh! My desk. I could've sat at my desk. I could've sat at your desk." "No." "It's a vid set." "Even then, no." - Nora Roberts

"I can remember playing under the big wooden desk in his office. My mother didn't like us to chew gum, so we'd go into his office, and he'd feed us gum under the desk." - John F. Kennedy Jr.

"We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics. Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight." - Calvin Coolidge

"The insolence of office." - William Shakespeare

"I can only write new words at my desk, the one I've owned for 25 years. When we moved to our new house I designed my office around it. I've written everything I've ever written at this desk." - Steve Berry

"Ireland starts for me with the end of The Dead, which my father read to me from his desk in his basement office in New Albany, Ind." - John Jeremiah Sullivan

"I could have an office all to myself but since my collaborators do' have one, then I too am contented to have a desk in a shared room." - Ingvar Kamprad

"In the office, Michael sat behind our father's desk, clicking away at the computer with his right hand, and making notes with his left. Ambidextrous freak." - Rachel Vincent

"I could have an office all to myself but since my collaborators don't have one, then I too am contented to have a desk in a shared room." - Ingvar Kamprad

"I liked to go to court. I became a lawyer because of the allure of the courtroom, not necessarily to be chained to an office desk." - John E. Jones III

"In the office, Michael sat behind our father's desk, clicking away at the computer with his right hand, and making notes with his left. Ambidextrous freak." - Rachel Vincent

"Whose leadership, whose judgment, whose values do you want in the White House when that crisis lands like a thud on the Oval Office desk?" - Rahm Emanuel

"Ireland starts for me with the end of 'The Dead,' which my father read to me from his desk in his basement office in New Albany, Ind." - John Jeremiah Sullivan

"I always have to go out to work even if it's just a desk somewhere or an office or the British Library." - David Morrissey

"I was having the surreal experience of having myself show myself around my office and bullpen." "Oh! My desk. I could"ve sat at my desk. I could"ve sat at your desk." "No." "It's a vid set." "Even then, no." - Nora Roberts

"In my home office, I built a custom sit-stand desk to which I connected a big, kidney shaped glass top which I got for cheap at Ikea. Kidney-shaped desk tops are, I think, the most efficient of all possible desk shapes." - William Gurstelle

"If I beat my against this desk, maybe things will make sense," Angela murmured. "Or if I beat someone else's head against this desk...." She eyed Jared speculatively" - Sarah Rees Brennan

"I'm lucky enough to split my time between the field and the office. Some land surveyors in larger outfits can work mostly from behind a desk, managing many field crews at once." - Mark Mason

"We are able to use technology to make it clear that someone's car is available or a room in a home is accessible; that there is an available desk in an office someplace." - Lisa Gansky

"My business partner and make-up artist Kim Jacob and I have employed every member of staff, decided where every desk in the office should go, tried every product on our faces." - Louise Nurding

"The Foreign Office knows no secrets." - A J P Taylor

"There are no office hours for champions." - Paul Dietzel

"Public office is a public trust." - Daniel S. Lamont

"Power always works from the corner office." - Lois Wyse

"I don't do office work at home." - A K Antony

"There are no office hours for leaders." - James Gibbons

"Most people go to the office and sit at a desk. When firefighters go to the office, we might birth a baby in the morning, save a drowning surfer in the afternoon, and run into a fire at night. What could be more interesting than that?" - Caroline Paul

"I have an office in my house, with a comfy red print reading chair and a soft cream-colored desk. After I walk Winston the Wonder dog and have my breakfast, I head to my office. Every single day. Sometimes, when I'm working on revisions, I print off my manuscript and go to a coffee shop to work. But mostly you can find me in my office." - Kirby Larson

"It's easier to run for office than to run the office." - Tip O'Neill

"I think you must have your own office. I don't believe ever in shared office spaces." - Keith Rabois

"You can run the office without a boss, but you can't run an office without secretaries." - Jane Fonda

"It's easier to run for office than to run the office." - Thomas P Oneill

"In school, the year was the marker. Fifth grade. Senior year of high school. Sophomore year of college. Then after, the jobs were the marker. That office. This desk. But now that school is over and I've been working at the same place in the same office at the same desk for longer than I can truly believe, I realize: You have become the marker. This is your era. And it's only if it goes on and on that will have to look for other ways to identify the time." - David Levithan

"It takes, unhappily, no more than a desk and writing supplies to turn any room into a confessional." - Thomas Pynchon

"Go to the desk. Stay at the desk. Thrive at the desk." - William Matthews

"I've been in office and I've been out of office. And if I were to choose, I'd rather be in office." - Jerry Brown

"I met Indira Gandhi in her office in the government palace. The same office that had been her father's - large, cold and plain. She was sitting, small and slender, behind a bare desk. When I entered, she got up and came forward to give me her hand, then sat down again and cut the preliminaries short by fixing me with a gaze that meant: Go ahead with the first question, don't waste time, I really have no time to waste." - Oriana Fallaci

"Now, here we are, and we have Obama in office, and he has drawn down forces in Iraq - which is a plan that was on Bush's desk the day that he left office. The forces in Afghanistan, he's going to draw down, too. But at the same time, Obama has also expanded a lot of the more unsavory, covert aspects of the wars, with the drone strikes and some of the night-raid missions ..." - Jeremy Scahill

"You mean to say that when an imbecile walks into a church, office, day care center, or school, stumbling about, almost zombie-like, with gun-filled hands at his side, blabbering incoherently to his next victim, the reaction of grown men and women is to run, cry, whimper, and hide under a desk or pew? The sheeping of America is nearly complete." - Ted Nugent

"We need a president who will lead with a stronger, more consistent foreign policy. We also need our commander in chief to put more faith in military leadership who have all of the combat experience. It's bad policy to try to micromanage too much operationally and tactically from a desk in the Oval Office." - Lee Zeldin

"I wear mostly black Main Line or T... But the other day, the sun was shining so I wore blue jeans. It caused so much excitement in the office! People were literally coming up from the floor below and peering behind my desk saying; we hear you're wearing blue jeans and we have to have a look" - Alexander Wang

"Baba dropped the stack of food stamps on her desk. "Thank you but I don't want," Baba said. "I work always. In Afghanistan I work, in America I work. Thank you very much, Mrs. Dobbins, but I don't like it free money."...Baba walked out of the welfare office like a man cured of a tumor." - Khaled Hosseini

"For the three years I lived in New York leading up to moving out to Los Angeles for 'Mad Men,' I was an office temp at Ernst & Young in Times Square. That's about as desk-jobby as it can get. There was a lot of, 'Go two floors up and make a copy of this and then bring it to me.'" - Rich Sommer

"I actually use a computer a lot. I have three computers that I use on a regular basis - one is on my desk top in my Washington office, another is at home, and I have my laptop that I use when Im travelling." - Rick Boucher

"I wear mostly black Main Line or T... But the other day, the sun was shining so I wore blue jeans. It caused so much excitement in the office! People were literally coming up from the floor below and peering behind my desk saying; we hear you're wearing blue jeans and we have to have a look" - Alexander Wang

"I wear mostly black Main Line or T... But the other day, the sun was shining so I wore blue jeans. It caused so much excitement in the office! People were literally coming up from the floor below and peering behind my desk saying; we hear you're wearing blue jeans and we have to have a look" - Alexander Wang

"I think just getting up and getting to the desk is a big thing. If you can do that, you're in the zone because there're so many distractions that can stop you. From my bedroom to my office isn't really that far, but I have to go via the kitchen and there's so many things that can stop me and interrupt me." - Irvine Welsh

"When Donald Trump - star of Celebrity Apprentice, the man who brought you Trump Vodka [fail], Trump Steaks [fail], and Trump "University" [very likely fraud and fail]; and Twitter-hands extraordinaire - is setting up his bobblehead on the desk of the Oval Office and shredding through nuclear codes, you only have yourself to blame." - Chrissy Teigen

"People live and work in uninspiring environments, but look inside those rooms. Look at the painted walls and the decorations. People rebel even in the most controlled office environment in which they're not allowed to do anything. You see the little bulletin board in front of a person's desk with their photos, clippings, cartoons and whatever else." - Frank Gehry

"I am really chained to my computer these days so I work in my bedroom, which is a room I have worked in for years and years. It is just as much an office as a bedroom, and during the day, my bed is rather like an extension of my desk." - Margaret Mahy

"I actually use a computer a lot. I have three computers that I use on a regular basis - one is on my desk top in my Washington office, another is at home, and I have my laptop that I use when I'm travelling." - Rick Boucher

"I interned for the Knicks for one year doing community relations, but I absolutely hated it. It was a desk job, and the team was not good at all, and I didn't realize how much that correlated to the office. It was just gray, gloomy days." - Ramon Rodriguez

"This may sound funny, but as much as the 'Today' show matured me, it also was something of a cocoon. I'd been happy there. I never went into the boss's office and pounded my fist on the desk, saying, 'Give me more money! Give me a prime-time show!'" - Jane Pauley

"For the three years I lived in New York leading up to moving out to Los Angeles for 'Mad Men,' I was an office temp at Ernst & Young in Times Square. That's about as desk-jobby as it can get. There was a lot of, 'Go two floors up and make a copy of this and then bring it to me.'" - Rich Sommer

"We will win an election when all the seats in the House and Senate and the chair behind the desk in the Oval Office and the whole bench of the Supreme Court are filled with people who wish they weren't there." - P J Orourke

"All office workers are afraid of being late for work." - Stefan Zweig

"The party out of office becomes the articulate one." - Mason Cooley

"Dictatorships don't always die when the dictator leaves office" - Mohamed Nasheed

"Republicans can't run for office without the support of business." - Tucker Carlson

"I wish I had spent more time at the office." - Paul Tsongas

"Public office is the last refuge of the scoundrel." - Boies Penrose

"Get me a broom. I'll sweep my own office." - Wernher Von Braun

"I kind of have a phobia for the dentist's office." - Joelle Carter

"Twas the night before Christmas, the office was closed," - Charles Stross

"Taylor's Law states: The Foreign Office knows no secrets." - A J P Taylor

"Keitel is nobody but the man who runs my office." - Werner von Blomberg

"I can record auditions from my office in my home" - Jason Marsden

"CONSENSUS TERRORISM:The process that decides in- office attitudes and behavior." - Douglas Coupland

"Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died." - Erma Bombeck

"When you're out of office, you can be a statesman." - John Connally

"I win my awards at the box office." - Cecil B Demille

"The American version of 'The Office' is fantastic." - Daniel Radcliffe

"Office romances are few, short, and not usually destructive." - Helen Fisher

"Elected office holds more perks than Elvis' nightstand." - Dennis Miller

"The most important office... that of private citizen." - Louis D Brandeis

"Whichever party is in office, the Treasury is in power." - Harold Wilson

"The office of presbyters is a permanent one." - Charles Hodge

"I would love to do a really stupid character on 'The Office'. I'm so an 'Office' fan." - Marisol Nichols

"Adolphus is not at his desk. That means he is somewhere in the Monstrumarium, has gone home for the day, or is dead." - Rick Yancey

"I stood and walked around the desk so I could stand over him. Menacingly. Like Darth Vader, only with better lung capacity." - Darynda Jones

"Responsibility always stops at the president's desk." - John Mccain

"I get to my desk at eight in the morning and I leave it at seven in the evening and I just work away. I'm a work machine." - Gyles Brandreth

"I was terrible at desk jobs." - David Chang

"I plan to die at my desk." - Don Hewitt

"Talking things over has its place in an organization [but] so-called conferences are being grossly overdone. One executive stops at the desk of another to tell him, perhaps, about the wonderful score he made at golf on Saturday afternoon. This chin-chin immediately becomes a conference, and neither the office boy nor the telephone operator must disturb either gentleman. More idle gossip is indulged in at many business conferences these days than an old wives' sewing circle would be guilty of." - B C Forbes

"Kylie stormed into Holiday's office. She dropped down into the seat across from the desk and looked her friend and camp leader right in the eyes. "I hate boys. I'm seriously considering going lesbian." Holiday's expression was part grin, part groan. "If it was that easy, ninety percent of the women in the world would be gay." She made a funny little face and then asked, "So...boy problems?" - C.C. Hunter

"At exactly fifteen minutes past eight in the morning, on August 6, 1945, Japanese time, at the moment when the atomic bomb flashed above Hiroshima, Miss Toshiko Sasaki, a clerk in the personnel department of the East Asia Tin Works, had just sat down at her place in the plant office and was turning her head to speak to the girl at the next desk." - John Hersey

"Even at the time-twenty years old-I said to myself: better to go hungry, to go to prison, to be a tramp, than to sit at an office desk ten hours a day. There is no particular daring in this vow, but I have not broken it and shall not do so. The wisdom of my grandfathers sat in my head: we are born for the pleasure of work, fighting, love, we are born for that and nothing else. (Guy de Maupassant)" - Isaac Babel

"I've become a collector of stories about unlikely returns: the sudden reappearance of the long-lost son, the father found, the lovers reunited after forty years. Once in awhile, a letter does fall behind a post office desk and lie there for years before it's finally discovered and delivered to the rightful address. The seemingly brain-dead sometimes wake up and start talking. I'm always on the lookout for proof that what is done can sometimes be undone." - Karen Thompson Walker

"When I graduated from college, I went straight to work for a federal contractor, a desk job, and they were great to me, they loved me, I was like their mascot, but I just couldn't stand working in an office. I just hated it. And so one day I went in and said, 'I'm sorry, this is my two-weeks notice, I'm quitting to become an artist.'" - Maggie Stiefvater

"In my day a reporter who took an assignment was wholly on his own until he got back to the office, and even then he was little molested until his copy was turned in at the desk; today he tends to become only a homunculus at the end of a telephone wire, and the reduction of his observations to prose is commonly farmed out to literary castrati who never leave the office, and hence never feel the wind of the world in their faces or see anything with their own eyes." - H L Mencken

"Susan Wojcicki at Google makes a point to leave the office at 6 P.M. After 9 P.M. she gets back online to handle any pressing work issues that need her attention. She told us she hopes that sends a message to all parents that it's OK to spend time away from the office. All the women we spoke to on the show use technology in a similar way. They are very clear that they don't need to be chained to a desk. They can take time out of their work day to be with their families." - Willow Bay

"There are many people making a difference. I mean, Dr. King never held an office. Gandhi never held an office. There are people who are archetypes in our society who have never held office and made a difference." - Dennis Kucinich

"A clean desk is a sign of a cluttered desk drawer." - Mark Twain

"If I'm not at my desk by 4 AM, I feel like I'm missing my most productive hours. In addition to starting early, I keep an antique hour glass on my desk and every hour break briefly to do pushups, sit-ups, and some quick stretches. I find this helps keep the blood (and ideas) flowing." - Dan Brown

"An office is a place to... live life to the fullest. To the max. To... an office is a place where dreams come true." - Michael Scott

"My plan after office is to get up and spend that entire first day helping my wife move into her new senatorial office." - Bill Clinton

"I took an oath of office to the Constitution, I didn't take an oath of office to my party or my president." - Chuck Hagel

"The presidential office is not a rosewater affair. This is an office in which a man must put on his war paint." - Woodrow Wilson

"The best state is that in which bad men are not allowed to hold office, and good men are not allowed to refuse office." - Pittacus of Mytilene

"When I left office in 1979, I was about the only one who had really left public office on my own." - Olusegun Obasanjo

"The First Lady is such a fascinating office to hold. You're not elected, but it's very much official. You can see the latitude of power of that office." - Bellamy Young

"Before the Internet, all most people cared about was Office. And Office was really the only reason anyone wanted Windows machines instead of Macs." - Michael Arrington

"I'm afraid I am tidy, and I have to be because the office is open plan and my glass office door is literally always open." - James Dyson

"Most of the people who are in elective office in Washington, D.C., they have held public office before. How's that workin' for you?" - Herman Cain

"I made four films on John F. Kennedy, filmed when he was running for office, in office, and after his death." - Robert Drew

"I'm running for office, for Pete's sake, I can't have illegals." - Mitt Romney

"Other people go to the office. I get to coach. I know I've been blessed." - Jim Valvano

"Connectivity is productivity - whether it's in a modern office or an underdeveloped village." - Iqbal Quadir

"He that hath a calling, hath an office of profit and honor." - Benjamin Franklin

"Skewered through and through with office-pens, and bound hand and foot with red tape." - Charles Dickens

"We shouldn't leave the work of politics to people who run for public office." - Hillary Clinton

"His [the President's] office is anything he has the sagacity and force to make it." - Woodrow Wilson

"When a king creates an office, Providence creates immediately a fool to buy it." - Jean-Baptiste Colbert

"Let's turn inflation over to the post office. That'll slow it down." - Mo Udall

"Busy replying to letters from divers office-seekers. They come by the dozens." - Rutherford B Hayes

"See and be seen. Get out of your office, walk around, make yourself visible and accessible." - J. Willard Marriott

"Poor Darrell Hammond. What's he going to do when I leave office?" - Bill Clinton

"I feel I'm as qualified for office as any of the other comedians who are running." - Grace Hansen

"I have never ceased to rejoice that God has appointed me to such an office." - David Livingstone

"Ser Barristan loves his honor, Grand Maester Pycelle loves his office, and Littlefinger loves Littlefinger." - George R R Martin

"I've run for statewide office plenty of times, and people know me." - Bernie Sanders

"Money nowadays is money; money brings office; money gains friends; everywhere the poor man is down." - Ovid

"May be he is not well. Infirmity doth neglect all office Whereto our health is bound." - William Shakespeare

"The eyes, being in the highest part, have the office of sentinels." - Cicero

"If suffering brought wisdom, the dentist's office would be full of luminous ideas." - Mason Cooley

"I wish to God she had had an M-4 in her office..." - Louie Gohmert

"Every vote for a governing office is an instrument for enslaving me." - M. E. Lazarus

"I'd rather live precariously in my own office than comfortably in somebody else's." - Peter Mayle

"No athletic director holds office longer than two losing football coaches." - Robert Zuppke

"Which office do I go to to get my reputation back?" - Raymond J. Donovan

"It is difficult for men in high office to avoid the malady of self-delusion" - Calvin Coolidge

"I have a nice home, the office is close by, and the pay is good." - John F Kennedy

"I am not fit for this office and should never have been here." - Warren G Harding

"There is no worse heresy than that the office sanctifies the holder of it." - Lord Acton

"No man should be in public office who can't make more money in private life." - Thomas E. Dewey

"I think most working relationships could benefit by excluding personal matters from the office chatter." - Barbara Walters

"The extravagance of any corporate office is directly proportional to management's reluctance to reward the shareholders." - Peter Lynch

"One negative person can create a miserable office environment for everyone else." - Jon Gordon

"If you're wearing it to 'da club, you shouldn't be wearing it to 'da office." - Clinton Kelly

"We cannot elect men to office who are afraid of premature evacuation." - Jane Fonda

"I'm not going to just take office in January, I'm going to take responsibility." - Mitt Romney

"No one ever dies wishing they'd spent more time at the office." - Malcolm Forbes

"You can imagine the sign outside Tory central office. Shop closed - out to lunch." - Michael Heseltine

"I have great respect for both President Obama and the office that he holds" - Barack Obama

"A gay murder movie is never going to be, like, breaking box office records." - Daniel Radcliffe

"Women perform great in the box office. Audiences want to see lead female characters." - Jessica Chastain

"Donald Trump is the most media savvy guy ever to sit down in the Oval Office." - Christopher Ruddy

"I am leaving the office but am not leaving the battle for peace." - Shimon Peres



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