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Important

 

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Acting is not an important job in the scheme of things. Plumbing is.     Spencer Tracy

Spencer Bonaventure Tracy (April 5, 1900 – June 10, 1967) was an American actor, noted for his natural style and versatility. One of the major stars of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Tracy was nominated for nine Academy Awards for Best Actor and won two, sharing the record for nominations in that category with Laurence Olivier.

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Symptoms

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One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.  Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

(18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970) was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic and political activist.  At various points in his life he considered himself a liberal, a socialist, and a pacifist, but he also admitted that he had never been any of these in any profound sense. He was born in Monmouthshire, into one of the most prominent aristocratic families in Britain.

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Battles

Pick battles important enough to fight and small enough to win. Jonathan Kozol

Jonathan Kozol (born September 5, 1936 in Boston, Massachusetts) is a non-fiction writer, educator, and activist, best known for his books on public education in the United States. Kozol graduated from Noble and Greenough School in 1954,[1] and Harvard University summa cum laude in 1958 with a degree in English Literature.

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Breakdown

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important. -Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)