„I complain to one of my fellow servers that I don't understand how she can go so long without food. "Well, I don't understand how you can go so long without a cigarette," she responds in a tone of reproach. Because work is what you do for others; smoking is what you do for yourself.“

Zdroj: Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America (2001), Ch. 1: Serving in Florida (p. 31)

Poslední aktualizace 4. června 2020. Historie
Barbara Ehrenreichová foto
Barbara Ehrenreichová1
americká spisovatelka a novinářka 1941
Upravit

Podobné citáty

Jodi Picoult foto
Richard Feynman foto
Sam Shepard foto
Barbara Hepworth foto
Ward Cunningham foto
Ashleigh Brilliant foto
Audrey Hepburn foto
River Phoenix foto
Carl Sagan foto
Joss Whedon foto
Orson Scott Card foto

„This enterprise was doomed, but we do what we can and do what we must. So a young farmer with wife and children decides to go home. Good! He shows a sense that you and I will never understand.“

—  David Gemmell, kniha Legend

Zdroj: Drenai series, Legend, Pt 1: Against the Horde, Ch. 23
Kontext: This enterprise was doomed, but we do what we can and do what we must. So a young farmer with wife and children decides to go home. Good! He shows a sense that you and I will never understand. They will sing songs about us, but he will ensure that there are people to sing them. He plants. We destroy.

Nora Ephron foto
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis foto

„I do love you though — and can love you without kissing you every time I see you and I hope you understand that.“

—  Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis public figure, First Lady to 35th U.S. President John F. Kennedy 1929 - 1994

Letter to a boyfriend of 1947, quoted in Jacqueline Kennedy's Old Love Letters Will School You in the Art of Breaking Up" by Laura Beck, in Cosmopolitan (2 September 2015) http://www.cosmopolitan.com/entertainment/celebs/news/a45821/jacqueline-kennedy-dear-john-letter/

Související témata