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"With unfailing kindness, your life always presents what you need to learn. Whether you stay home or work in an office or whatever, the next teacher is going to pop right up." - Joko Beck

"There has to be life after the Charlotte Mayors office." - Harvey Gantt

"You wouldn't want somebody in office who hasn't experienced life." - Rob Lowe

"There has to be life after the Charlotte Mayor's office." - Harvey Gantt

"I never worked in an office in my life." - Jack Vance

"The larger office, the corner space, the extra window are the teddy bears and tricycles of adult office life" - Willard Gaylin

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

"The true office of any faith is to give life a meaning which death cannot destroy." - Leo Tolstoy

"It was a confusing time in my life, a really bad day at the office." - Boris Becker

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

"I just used to have a really normal life, working in an office." - Roz Savage

"I've been a minimalist my whole life, even if you wouldn't know it from my office." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"We take life too seriously: the office of wit is to correct this tendency." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"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

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

"... No, the office is one thing, and private life is another. When I go into the office, I leave the Castle behind me, and when I come into the Castle, I leave the office behind me." - Charles Dickens

"Definition of lecture: An art of transmitting Information from the notes of the lecturer to the notes of students without passing through the minds of either. Definition of conference: The confusion of one man multiplied by the number present Definition of office: A place where you can relax after your strenuous home life. "What people say about me behind my back is none of my business."" - RuPaul

"Nominee. A modest gentleman shrinking from the distinction of private life and diligently seeking the honorable obscurity of public office." - Ambrose Bierce

"I have never had an office that I work out of and work has become intertwined with my personal life." - Richard Branson

"God has enabled me to affect the life of the country since 1920 without the necessity of office." - Mahatma Gandhi

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

"I don't really have any women in my life, actually those two - the women in my life are two married women who work at my office." - Henry Rollins

"Who wants a life of ease? And who wants a life in the office that you hate, and who wants to play golf?" - Sebastian Junger

"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

"The insolence of office." - William Shakespeare

"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

"Depose him,' said Will Scott, astonished. 'The Grand Master's holy office terminates with his life.' 'And can nobody think of an answer to that?' said Will Scott." - Dorothy Dunnett

"My prayer is that God give me no longer life than I shall be glad to use mine office in edification, and not in destruction." - Oliver Cromwell

"A politician never forgets the precarious nature of elective life. We have never established a practice of tenure in public office." - Hubert Humphrey

"I think that the very earliest influence was a horror of having to work in a bank or an office, a desire for a free and creative life." - Frank Auerbach

"Achieve order within yourself...an inward tranquility which knows no disturbance at any moment...in the daily life of the home and the office." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"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

"Depose him," said Will Scott, astonished. "The Grand Master's holy office terminates with his life." "And can nobody think of an answer to that?" said Will Scott." - Dorothy Dunnett

"Benchley and I had an office in the old Life magazine that was so tiny, if it were an inch smaller it would have been adultery." - Dorothy Parker

"Your vivid, exciting companionship in the office must not be your audience, you must find your own quiet center of life, and write from that to the world." - Willa Cather

"Music is my life. The only other thing I've done is office work in different places. But no real professional career other than singing." - Gloria Gaynor

"I've never encountered someone in public life who has less desire to hold office than Michelle Obama, though she is incredibly gifted at retail politics." - David Remnick

"Everyday life is interesting enough, whether it be in an office or being ignored on the set of something supposedly more glamorous." - Ricky Gervais

"It is not when he is working in his office but when he is lying idly on the sand that his soul utters, Life is beautiful." - Lin Yutang

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

"NOMINEE, n. A modest gentleman shrinking from the distinction of private life and diligently seeking the honorable obscurity of public office." - Ambrose Bierce

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

"My prayer is that God give me no longer life than I shall be glad to use mine office in edification, and not in destruction." - Thomas Cromwell

"Beauty is everywhere - on the campus, in the office, living next door ... Nice girls like sex too - it's a natural part of life. Don't be ashamed of it." - Hugh Hefner

"I'll be working the rest of my life because I'm a character actor and don't have to worry about box office." - Vincent Donofrio

"What is inherently wrong with the word 'politician' if the fellow has devoted his life to holding public office and trying to do something for his people?" - Richard J Daley

"I hold an office in trust, not a title. I don't want to say it's a kamikaze approach to life, but it's ingrained." - Bob Latta

"I'll be working the rest of my life because I'm a character actor and don't have to worry about box office." - Vincent D'Onofrio

"A politician never forgets the precarious nature of elective life. We have never established a practice of tenure in public office." - Hubert H Humphrey

"As to the presidency, the two happiest days of my life were those of my entrance upon the office and my surrender of it." - Martin Van Buren

"Anybody who runs for public office today has got to know his life or her life will be an open book. I've decided that if you want to run for public office you have to decide at the age of 5 and live accordingly." - Helen Thomas

"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

"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

"Office without pay makes thieves." - Proverbs

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

"I have people coming to me every day, coming to my office, with life-threatening diseases - life-threatening diseases - and they were dropped from their health care because of the Affordable Care Act." - Michael Grimm

"My personal life is lived as 'me,' but my professional life is lived as other people. In other words, when I go to the office, I lie down, dream, and become 'someone else.' That's my job." - Wallace Shawn

"Fish have got to swim. Birds have got to fly, and Clintons have to run for office. It's what they do. It's a metabolic urge. That's all they've done their entire life is borrow money from rich people to seek public office." - George Will

"People in office have to become models of correct behaviour. What they say and how they act should be beyond criticism. And when they commit the slightest mistake, they should quit their office on moral grounds without waiting to be proved guilty. Moral values must take centre stage in all walks of life." - D. R. Karthikeyan

"It did not go without notice that Ayn Rand stood beside me as I took the oath of office in the presence of President Ford in the Oval Office. Ayn Rand and I remained close until she died in 1982, and I'm grateful for the influence she had on my life. I was intellectually limited until I met her." - Alan Greenspan

"Office life is very, very strange. It's like no other way of living. You have an intimacy with people who you work with in the office, yet if you meet them on the streets, you both look the other way because you're embarrassed." - John Banville

"Greatness consists not in the holding of some future office, but really consists in doing great deeds with little means and the accomplishment of vast purposes from the private ranks of life." - Russell Conwell

"Time is short, my strength is limited, the office is a horror, the apartment is noisy, and if a pleasant, straightforward life is not possible, then one must try to wriggle through by subtle manoeuvres." - Franz Kafka

"Everyone is called, everyone is sent out... The call of God can reach us on the assembly line and in the office, in the supermarket and in the stairwell, i.e., in the places of everyday life." - Pope Francis

"If some period be not fixed, either by the Constitution or by practice, to the services of the First Magistrate, his office, though nominally elective, will, in fact, be for life, and that will soon degenerate into an inheritance." - Thomas Jefferson

"Although it is the biggest time-waster in office life, you must never underrate the importance of the memo. You will be judged by the volume of your paper work." - Jilly Cooper

"I do not think that a man's rise to power is necessarily the climax of his life or that his loss of office should be equated with his fall." - Isaac Deutscher

"I think I would never be ready to do a regular job. I couldn't go to the office every day at the same hour. I love my life. This freedom." - Gaspard Ulliel

"Everything about it was false. Right then, in that office, with the realization that no one knew the truth about my life, my thoughts about the world were shaken." - Jay Asher

"I cannot for the life of me understand what the Minister Of Transport does every day. He goes to the office at 9am and leaves at 5pm and the traffic in London is still horrendous." - Delia Smith

"The life of Abraham Lincoln is by most accounts an amazing study in character formation. Yet he was notoriously disorganized; he even had a file in his law office labeled If you can't find it anywhere else, try looking here." - John Ortberg

"I think I would never be ready to do a regular job. I could' go to the office every day at the same hour. I love my life. This freedom." - Gaspard Ulliel

"I have never had to travel more than thirty seconds from home to office, and it's because of that that I've been able to maintain, really a family life that has nurtured and sustained me during this time [of presidency]." - Barack Obama

"Immigration law doesn't exist for the purpose of keeping criminals out. It exists to protect all aspects of American life. The work site, the welfare office, the education system, and everything else." - Donald Trump

"Being promoted to a top position in your organisation, or even being elected to public office, does not suddenly endow you with financial literacy, if you did not acquire and develop it, earlier in your life." - Strive Masiyiwa

"There are two supreme pleasures in life. One is ideal, the other real. The ideal is when a man receives the seals of office from the hands of his Sovereign. The real pleasure comes when he hands them back." - Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery

"Pleasure seizes the whole man who addicts himself to it, and will not give him leisure for any good office in life which contradicts the gayety of the present hour." - Richard Steele

"But now and then a complex personality took the place and assumed the office of art, was indeed, in its way, a real work of art, life having its elaborate masterpieces, just as poetry has, or sculpture, or painting." - Oscar Wilde

"Audiences and critics they don't like seeing what happens in real life. Why do you think comedies make all the money at the box office? People want to go and laugh. I can understand that." - Channing Tatum

"Each of the Arts whose office is to refine, purify, adorn, embellish and grace life is under the patronage of a Muse, no god being found worthy to preside over them." - Eliza Farnham

"I chose to take the oath of office with my personal copy of the Bhagavad Gita because its teachings have inspired me to be a servant-leader, dedicating my life in the service of others and to my country." - Tulsi Gabbard

"I like the busy-ness of office life. What I discovered, to my surprise, is that I love the solitary nature of writing. What happens is that you write when you're ready." - Joseph Kanon

"Life, like the boring drunk at the office party, keeps seeking you out, leaning on you, killing you with pointless yarns and laughing bad-breathed in your face at its own unfunny jokes." - Glen Duncan

"Sistani's office refuses the replacement of the law [which excludes former Baath Party members from returning to public life] because it is not an Iraqi demand but it is a political demand to please some sides." - Ali al-Sistani

"I'm really going to miss all the people in the front office, media relations, marketing, all the great people at the ball park. They were my family for a while, and that part really stings. But life does go on." - Mike Quade

"After all, I have spent the better part of my adult life insisting that government be open... that government be accessible... and that government be held accountable to people who voted us into office." - Roy Barnes

"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

"The Incarnation is the medicine of the soul, undoing the Fall and bringing man to the Tree of Life, and the office of a priest is to administer this medicine in the sacraments." - Arthur Middleton

"My - I grew up in - I grew up in public housing. My dad, for most of my life, worked for the post office, which was a terrific job to get because you couldn't lose your job." - Lloyd Blankfein

"I think what you have to do is have a box office success in every genre and then you're set for life. And fortunately, I happened to do that, so I get a myriad of offers of various sorts." - John Travolta

"In my office, I have the creative things that kids have made for me over the years. The nice thing about the physical side of life is that I can have them on my shelf." - Mitchel Resnick

"In life, we do not give employees enough leeway. If you look around Semco's office, there are plenty of empty desks. The question is - where are these people? I do not have the slightest idea, but I am not interested." - Ricardo Semler

"Few things in life can be so appalling as the difference between a dry antiseptic statement of a principle by a well spoken man in a quiet office, and what happens to people when that principle is put into practice." - John Kenneth Galbraith

"When it came time to go to college, I had been accepted for Harvard when my father was offered the position of head of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company office on the west coast, and we moved to San Francisco." - Douglass North

"My father had not even completed high school when he started as an office boy working for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, and I am not sure that my mother completed high school." - Douglass North

"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

"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

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

"My office is my tour bus." - Drake

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

"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

"Ultimate office automation - networked coffee machines." - Anonymous

"I was considering running for political office." - Michael Newdow

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

"The presidency is not an office job." - Jakaya Kikwete

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

"No, I'm not running for office someday." - Chris Hughes

"I respect the office of the president." - Jan Brewer

"Today it's not culture; it's box office." - Alex North

"Men sometimes confess they love war because it puts them in touch with the experience of being alive. In going to the office every day, you don't get that experience, but suddenly in war, you are ripped back into being alive. Life is pain; life is suffering; and life is horror - but, by God, you are alive." - Joseph Campbell

"Here's what people should look at as they look at a public servant. Do they have a passion in their life that showed up before they were in public life? And have they held onto that passion throughout their life, regardless of whether they were in office or not, succeeding or failing?" - Tim Kaine

"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

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

"Anyone who campaigns for public office becomes disqualified for holding any office at all." - Thomas More

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

"Some few have a natural talent for office-bolding; very many for office-seeking." - James Ellis

"Soon the Oval Office will be his [ Donald Trump] office, his home." - George Stephanopoulos

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

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

"Major Major never sees anyone in his office while he's in his office." - Joseph Heller

"Life - life - let there be life!" - William Ernest Henley

"I've never liked the idea of just having an office in a college somewhere and teaching classes and going to the library and doing research all day. I've never wanted that. The glamorous life is the life that appeals to me." - Ben Stein

"Once you run for office, you're in it - sort of like going into the military. You'd better be damned sure it is what you want to do and that the rest of your life is set up to accommodate that. It takes a certain toll on your personality and on your family life. I've seen it personally." - John F. Kennedy Jr.

"But real action is in silent moments. The epochs of our life are not in the visible facts of our choice of a calling, our marriage, our acquisition of an office, and the like, but in a silent thought by the wayside as we walk; in a thought which revises our entire manner of life, and says." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"When you're an artist, your personal life and your professional life kind of blend together. I'm writing from home so I don't have an office or anything. I don't know where to draw the line between "Okay, let's stop now and watch American Idol."" - Daryl Wein

"The important thing for women to know is, you can be who you are and run for office. Women need to see themselves as good candidates, whose life experience matters, and understand that there are multiple ways that people enter public life." - Maggie Hassan

"If you want to know about the character of somebody in public life, look to see if they have a passion that has animated them throughout their life, whether they were in office or out, whether they were winning elections or losing them." - Tim Kaine

"You go into the office and take a book or two from the shelves. You read a few lines, like your life depended on reading 'em right. But you know your life doesn't depend on anything that makes sense, and you wonder where in the hell you got the idea it did; and you begin to get sore." - Jim Thompson

"Clinton is a big personality who has led a big life, and for some of the media conventional wisdom to boil it down to a view that 'all people are really interested in' are a few moments of madness in the Oval Office gets him, the importance of the presidency, and the significance of his life, all wrong." - Alastair Campbell

"I'm able to deliver stories and characters based on my real life experience as a criminal defense attorney and as a prosecutor who worked in the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office for fourteen years. I can show the dark and the light of the life of a prosecutor in L.A. in a way outsiders can't." - Marcia Clark

"Someone must transform income into the food, shelter, clothing, nurture, discipline, education, minding, nursing, transportation, and emotional support that creates life outside of the office, permits survival of the race, cares for the ill and disabled, and makes life livable when we can no longer care for ourselves." - Anne-Marie Slaughter

"Someone must transform income into the food, shelter, clothing, nurture, discipline, education, minding, nursing, transportation, and emotional support that creates life outside of the office, permits survival of the race, cares for the ill and disabled, and makes life livable when we can no longer care for ourselves." - Annemarie Slaughter

"There needs to be an order of office, but in every single office that is presented in the Scriptures there is the personal emphasis within that legal concept. In the Church the elder is an office-bearer. But both the preaching elders and the ruling elders are "ministers," and the word "minister" is a personal relationship, it does not speak of dominance. There is to be order in the Church, but the preaching elder or the ruling elder is to be a minister, with a loving personal relationship with those who are before him, even when they are wrong and need admonition." - Francis Schaeffer

"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'm in a different chapter of my life. As time goes by and I grow older, I find that I need to just be quiet and think. There have been periods when I've locked myself away for days, but now it's different - I'm married and we have a daughter who is in my office the whole time." - Martin Scorsese

"I am always working on the go. I have never had an office that I work out of and work has become intertwined with my personal life. Fortunately I am able to work from my home and can answer my e-mails in the morning, play tennis or kitesurf in the afternoon to keep fit and have meetings or phone calls in between." - Richard Branson

"The most important thing to having a long career, as an actor, is diversity and being able to play different types of characters in different types of movies. I want to keep acting, all my life. In order to do that, I think it is important to go and do the bigger tentpole box office movies, and then also do more character roles." - Josh Hutcherson



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