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"Some of you guys must have real jobs - office jobs. Anybody? By a show of broken spirits." - Christian Finnegan

"One of my first office jobs was cleaning the windows on brown envelopes." - Rita Rudner

"Since President Bush took office, we have lost 3 million more good jobs." - Marcy Kaptur

"We are a long way from getting back the jobs lost since President Bush took office." - Pete Stark

"People get distracted by box-office figures and take jobs because they think it will advance their careers." - Andrew Scott

"Government does not create jobs. Government does not create jobs." - Mitt Romney

"People quit managers, not jobs." - Marcus Buckingham

"I'm not involved in politics, and I've never had any political role. I've never been in office. I've never taken any public administrative jobs." - Isabel Dos Santos

"The best discussion of trouble in boardroom and business office is found in newspapers' own financial pages and speeches by journalists in management jobs." - Russell Baker

"I have held the following jobs: office temp, ticket seller in movie theatre, cook in restaurant, nanny, and phone installer at the Super Bowl in New Orleans." - Adriana Trigiani

"In a democracy, the most important office is the office of citizen" - Louis D Brandeis

"A tough day at the office is even tougher when your office contains spectator seating." - Nik Posa

"When Mrs. Clinton ran for office, she promised economic growth across New York state, to bring in more than 200,000 jobs, ... She has not. We have lost jobs to outsourcing and globalization and to sending our jobs and industries to foreign countries." - David Brenner

"The new political gospel: public office is private graft." - Mark Twain

"The office of liberality consisteth in giving with judgment." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"My acting ability would have sent me back to the post office. It was my singing that got me jobs. Ironically, now, people think of me as an actor and don't know me much as a singer." - Robert Guillaume

"There are jobs, particularly database-oriented ones, for which computers are necessary, but for everyday office life, I question whether they have brought the productivity that their enormous cost, up to 10,000 per person, demands." - Felix Dennis

"Financial firms are sending their back-office jobs overseas. But what do fine artists do? They create something new, unexpected, and delightful that changes the world. MFA abilities are harder to outsource and more important in an abundant world." - Daniel H Pink

"As president, I will create 12 million new jobs." - Mitt Romney

"As an historical novelist - there are few jobs more retrospective." - Sara Sheridan

"First create jobs, and then provide skills to people." - Kumar Mangalam Birla

"It would cost Americans their jobs when they have to compete with millions of more [immigrants] for scarce jobs." - Lamar S Smith

"I studied business in school, so I worked for Chanel in marketing. And I also worked part-time in an office. So I had office jobs. And then I realized I needed to get the hell out of there, just realizing there was no fulfillment." - Stephanie Szostak

"President Bush went out touting his economic record in Ohio last week. Now this is a state that lost 225,000 jobs since Bush took office. You know, if Bush wants to tout his record, he should do it somewhere where the Bush economy has actually created jobs, like India, or Thailand, or China." - Jay Leno

"When I leave the office on January 20th, I will leave even more idealistic than I was the day I took the oath of office." - William J Clinton

"Mitt Romney has a history of being a great job creator. Secondly, he was a great governor. He went from billions of dollars in the hole when he became governor to billions of dollars in surplus when he left. And he went from the loss of tens of thousands jobs when he became governor to the creation of 40,000 new jobs when he left office." - John Kasich

"Unions don't create jobs. People create jobs." - Richard Shelby

"Jobs follow people. People don't follow jobs." - Mick Cornett

"The office of poetry is not to make us think accurately, but feel truly." - Frederick William Robertson

"Politics is a jungle-torn between doing the right thing and staying in office." - John F Kennedy

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

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

"Were it not for my little jokes, I could not bear the burdens of this office." - Abraham Lincoln

"When burned on a CD, the human genome is smaller than Microsoft Office." - Steve Jurvetson

"Virtue has its own reward, but no sales at the box office." - Mae West

"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

"Ten Downing Street is a house, not an office. That is its most important characteristic." - Douglas Hurd

"The insolence of office." - William Shakespeare

"I shall never ask, never refuse, nor ever resign an office." - George Washington

"All see, and most admire, the glare which hovers round the external happiness of elevated office." - George Washington

"No one should be appointed to political office if he is a seeker after it." - Dwight D Eisenhower

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

"No man who ever held the office of president would congratulate a friend on obtaining it." - John Adams

"At Chelsea, a sacking is just another day at the office." - Andre Villas-Boas

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

"Corrupt, adj. In politics, holding an office of trust or profit." - Ambrose Bierce

"Every time I fill an office I make a hundred malcontents and one ingrate." - Louis Xiv

"He (Gorton) is not fit to hold the great office of Prime Minister." - Malcolm Fraser

"The less important you are in an office, the more they expect the happy smile." - Don Delillo

"The phrase public office is a public trust, has of last become common property." - Charles Sumner

"Members of Congress are incredibly blessed and fortune to have the jobs that we have. Nobody makes us run. Every two years we offer for public office, and if you don't want to do it then don't run. But the notion that you can make $174,000 in this country and be underpaid is laughable." - Trey Gowdy

"We admire people who work hard, who are objective and thorough. We detest office politicians, toadies, bullies, and pompous asses. We abhor ruthlessness. The way up our ladder is open to everybody. In promoting people to top jobs, we are influenced as much by their character as anything else." - David Ogilvy

"On my way to the office in the morning, there are, in front of me, behind me, other men going to their jobs. I see them; if I dared, I would smile at them. I think to myself that I am a socialist, that they are the purpose of my life, of my efforts and that they do not know it yet." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"You know, it was once said of the first George Bush that he was born on third base and thought he'd hit a triple. Well, with the 22 million new jobs and the budget surplus Bill Clinton left behind, George W. Bush came into office on third base, and then he stole second." - Ted Strickland

"I always supported the women I worked with having time off to go to parent-teacher conferences and doctors' appointments or bringing their infants into the office. I'm a huge supporter of on-site child care. You need much more sensitivity in the workplace to the challenges young women go through in trying to do two very difficult jobs well." - Hillary Clinton

"If you have got high-ranking officials reaching down five levels in the bureaucracy to drag an analyst up to their office to berate them and threaten their jobs because they don't like the conclusions about an intelligence matter, that, in my view, is dangerous." - Christopher Dodd

"The number of CEOs voluntarily leaving their jobs or being forced out spiked early. Many of those companies will be turning to an interim CEO to take the reins. These temporary leaders are increasingly in demand, according to those who watch corner office trends." - Steve Inskeep

"I went from buying my own condominium and a car for myself when I was 17 on 'The Facts of Life' to not being able to pay my rent. I was at the unemployment office all the time. I had to sell my record collection just to make ends meet. And then I started getting these voice-over jobs." - Pamela Adlon

"I don't think I am a star; I consider myself like any other girl who is of my age. Others may be working in office and doing different jobs. Similarly I don't think I am doing something different... I am also working." - Deepika Padukone

"I think everyone can recognize the one-upmanship and the competition that go on wherever you are, especially among groups where the women don't have to hold down office jobs and instead get in a total snit about who won the longest carrot contest or took first prize for summer chutney in the August fete." - Rachel Johnson

"I started out mopping floors, waiting tables, and tending bar at my dad's tavern. I put myself through school working odd jobs and night shifts. I poured my heart and soul into a small business. And when I saw how out-of-touch Washington had become with the core values of this great nation, I put my name forward and ran for office." - John Boehner

"I had various jobs, I taught a SAT class, I was a bartender, I had a day job at an office and was making short films. I got grants from NYSCA and NEA for an idea, which later became 'Huckabees,' about a guy in a Chinese restaurant who had microphones on every table and heard every personal conversation and would write perversely personal fortunes." - David O Russell

"I was frustrated because I couldn't get going, as I was trying to figure out how to make films. I had various jobs, I taught a SAT class, I was a bartender, I had a day job at an office and was making short films." - David O Russell

"I've had jobs that allow me the flexibility to achieve work-life balance, to be there when one of the kids sinks a jump shot or for the parent-teacher meetings. I can move tasks around. If I don't get something done at the office at 4:30 in the afternoon, I can go back to it at 10:00 in the evening." - Thomas Perez

"There were no jobs created in America from 1945, when the war ended, through 2003. How could there be? Taxes were too high. Preposterously so under Eisenhower, Kennedy, Nixon, Reagan (who left office with a 28 percent rate on long-term capital gains) and Bush the Elder." - Andrew Tobias

"In my generation, if a man washes the dishes, the older women still tend to cluster around and coo and thank him and praise him. But if a woman washes the dishes, it's business as usual, even if both man and woman have tough office jobs." - Sherwood Smith

"Most of us have jobs that are too small for our spirits." - Studs Terkel

"Any mother could perform the jobs of several air-traffic controllers with ease." - Lisa Alther

"An employer verification system must be implemented to ensure jobs are not given to illegal immigrants." - Mitt Romney

"Politicians don't create jobs." - Jamie Whyte

"Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs." - Dale Carnegie

"All jobs are odd, or they would be games or naps or picnics." - Catherynne M Valente

"Maybe we should all just listen to records and quit our jobs" - Jack White

"President Clinton bankrupted Chrysler so that Italians could buy it to ship jobs overseas to China." - Joe Biden

"I have six jobs." - Jared Kushner

"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

"As the War Office of the United States was established in a time of peace, it is equally reasonable that a Peace Office should be established in a time of War." - Benjamin Rush

"Direct your arrows at objects without being personal; come near your hearers. Letters dropped into the post-office without address go to the dead-letter office, and are of no use to any body." - John Hall (Presbyterian pastor)

"Every office interprets business casual differently. Feel out your office!" - Sarah Lafleur

"Office tends to confer a dreadful plausibility on even the most negligible of those who hold it." - Mark Lawson

"Good teachers deserve apples; great teachers deserve chocolate. A favorite quotation, written in calligraphy on his office door." - Richard Hamming

"Winning isn't as important as doing well individually. You can't take teamwork up to the front office to negotiate." - Ken Landreaux

"The office of the scholar is to cheer, to raise, and to guide men by showing them facts amidst appearances." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Every year it takes less time to fly across the Atlantic and more time to drive to the office." - Anonymous

"Thou hast stolen both mine office and my name; The one ne'er got me credit, the other mickle blame." - William Shakespeare

"The true office of religion is to bring out the whole nature of man in harmonious activity." - William Ellery Channing

"Do not set out to write with your eyes on the box office. It can't be done." - Ayn Rand

"Since the majority is always wrong, might we try one election day where all the losers take office?" - Robert Brault

"Great minds don't think alike. If they did, the Patent Office would only have about fifty inventions." - Scott Adams

"CNN anchor Gwen Scott claimed it is common knowledge that Turner sits in his office and smokes marijuana." - Ted Turner

"Office without pay makes thieves." - Proverbs

"It is easier to appear worthy of a position one does not hold, than of the office which one fills." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"No man who has managed to keep out of an office can be called a failure in life." - Richard Aldington

"I have a great office." - R L Stine

"Since Bush has been in office, African-American women have fallen behind in terms of income and wages." - Donna Brazile

"One of my jobs was at a start-up ad agency. They were trying to do things differently, work with socially conscious clients, and to really be a more creative take on advertising than the industry itself. But I noticed that what the guys at the office were circulating for inspiration still came from within the ad industry. I thought that was really counterintuitive - to only borrow inspiration from within your own industry." - Maria Popova

"Working from home meant we could vary snack and coffee breaks, change our desks or view, goof off, drink on the job, even spend the day in pajamas, and often meet to gossip or share ideas. On the other hand, we bossed ourselves around, set impossible goals, and demanded longer hours than office jobs usually entail. It was the ultimate "flextime," in that it depended on how flexible we felt each day, given deadlines, distractions, and workaholic crescendos." - Diane Ackerman

"We have an almost desperate need for more women to run for office and for more women to really gut it out after they have kids and stay in their jobs and get to high positions in companies. We need women at the top more than ever. We need women's voices there because they are very different than men's voices and they bring a very valuable and necessary point of view to the table." - Mika Brzezinski

"I mean, let's take the average spouse. You know, you show up in an employer's, you know, office, and it's shown that you've changed jobs every two years. Well, to many employers that could be viewed as a red flag. But the truth is, is that you've made those moves because you're serving your country, and each time you've found a career, and you've been able to provide for your family, and you've continued to volunteer, and on and on and on." - Michelle Obama

"The Black public sector middle class teachers, policeman, firemen, and post office workers, those jobs have been on the decline but there hasn't been a corresponding increase in the private sector. What is especially painful is government policy bailed out the banks without making them make reinvestments for rebuilding. The result is 53-million Americans are food insecure, 50-million Americans are in poverty, 44 million are on food stamps, 26 million are looking for a job." - Jesse Jackson

"Working from home meant we could vary snack and coffee breaks, change our desks or view, goof off, drink on the job, even spend the day in pajamas, and often meet to gossip or share ideas. On the other hand, we bossed ourselves around, set impossible goals, and demanded longer hours than office jobs usually entail. It was the ultimate flextime, in that it depended on how flexible we felt each day, given deadlines, distractions, and workaholic crescendos." - Diane Ackerman

"I was a bartender in New York and I overheard this girl saying she made $3000 doing a commercial. A kid at work told me, 'Hey, I know this director and he'd really like you!'. So I walked into this guy's office and was like 'I was thinking maybe I could make $3000' and he hired me for commercials, short films, like 15 jobs in a row." - Pauley Perrette

"I have been dealing with the minimum wage issue for the last 28 years that I have been in elective office. And when you raise the price of employment, guess what happens? You get less of it. At a time when the American people are still asking the question, where are the jobs, why would we want to make it harder for small employers to hire people?" - John Boehner

"See, when the GOVERNMENT spends money, it creates jobs; whereas when the money is left in the hands of TAXPAYERS, God only knows what they do with it. Bake it into pies, probably. Anything to avoid creating jobs." - Dave Barry

"Technology is always creating jobs. It's always destroying jobs." - Erik Brynjolfsson

"20,000 jobs is really not that many jobs." - Jan Schakowsky

"Mitt Romney is predicting that as president, he will create 12 million jobs in his first term. Well, President Obama says a Romney presidency would result in lost jobs. Yeah, his and Biden's." - Jay Leno

"There's only 5 real jobs in the world. Teacher, fireman, policeman, doctor and somebody who is in the armed service. If you don't have one of those 5 jobs, you shouldn't take your life that serious." - Charles Barkley

"What America needs is jobs. Lots of jobs." - Mitt Romney

"Television is not real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs." - Bill Gates

"I am a fruitarian and I will only eat leaves picked by virgins in the moonlight - Steve Jobs" - Walter Isaacson

"I shook Steve Jobs hand." - Robert Scoble

"We lead in exporting jobs." - Dan Quayle

"Acknowledge people, not their jobs." - Joey Reiman

"The president [Donald Trump] said his three-part agenda is jobs, jobs, jobs." - Mike Pence

"Green jobs - those are jobs that feel like new economy jobs; they do require some training." - Hanna Rosin

"We have to give value to authority. We have to give value to office, being in office, holding office." - James Hillman

"Nothing interferes with my concentration. You could put on an orgy in my office and I wouldn't look up. Well, maybe once.." - Isaac Asimov

"How many on their deathbeds wished they'd spent more time at the office - or watching TV? The answer is, No one." - Stephen Covey

"A situation in a public office is secure, but laborious and mechanical, and without the great springs of life, hope and fear." - William Hazlitt

"That judges of important causes should hold office for life is a questionable thing, for the mind grows old as well as the body." - Aristotle

"[N]o religious Test shall ever be required as a Qualification to any Office or public Trust under the United States." - James Madison

"An office is a machine for dying." - Steve Aylett

"Virtue's office never breaks men's troth." - William Shakespeare

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

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

"Saw that I could make more money in one pot than what was in that entire paycheck selling a week of office supplies" - Doyle Brunson

"Is there a medical rule that requires doctors-office personnel to treat you as though you have the IQ of a Cheeto?" - Dave Barry

"Both candidates for president talk about balancing the budget ten years from now. Even if they win, they won't be in office then." - Virgil Goode

"In all my years of counselling those near death, I've yet to hear anyone say they wish they had spent more time at the office" - Harold S. Kushner

"When he first ran for office, he appealed to the voters: I never stole anything in my life. All I ask is a chance." - Anonymous

"Fairies, black, grey, green, and white, You moonshine revellers, and shades of night, You orphan heirs of fixed destiny, Attend your office and your quality." - William Shakespeare

"Whom the grandeur of his office elevates over other men will soon find that the first hour of his new dignity is the last of his independence." - Henri Francois D'Aguesseau

"O villain, thou hast stol'n both mine office and my name! The one ne'er got me credit, the other mickle blame." - William Shakespeare

"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 will be hanged if some eternal villain, Some busy and insinuating rogue, Some cogging, cozening slave, to get some office, Have not devised this slander." - William Shakespeare

"A German shepherd dog could walk in the office with a script in his mouth, and if that script was really good, they'd buy the script." - Peter Guber

"During job interviews, when they ask: 'What is your worst quality?', I always say: 'Flatulence'. That way I get my own office." - Dan Thompson

"They who prematurely put themselves forward to root out whatever is displeasing to them overthrow the judgment of God and rashly intrude upon the office of angels." - John Calvin

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

"My office is my tour bus." - Drake

"I wanted a theory that would allow one to live outside the office with the same philosophy one uses inside it." - Kenneth Lee Pike

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

"It is not the office of a novelist to show us how to behave ourselves; it is not the business of fiction to teach us anything." - Agnes Repplier

"I've never been driven by box office." - Charlize Theron

"The president cannot escape from his office." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"I can't come; express office was closed." - Dutch Schultz

"It is not the citizen, or a taxpayer, or voter, or office-holder, but the cultivated, free individual who is the true aim of all social progress." - Boris Sidis



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