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Interested

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I’m an actor… I do a job and I go home. Why are you interested in me? You don’t ask a truck driver about his job.   James Gandolfini

James Joseph Gandolfini Jr. (September 18, 1961 – June 19, 2013) was an American actor and producer. He was best known for his role as Tony Soprano, an Italian-Americancrime boss, in the HBO crime drama The Sopranos. He garnered enormous praise for his performance, winning three Emmy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and one Golden Globe Award.

 

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Tenacity

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Even the woodpecker owes his success to the fact that he uses his head and keeps pecking away until he finishes the job he starts.    Coleman Cox

Apparently, Mr. Cox was a writer from the 1920’s who wrote short books of great quotations, usually directed toward sales. Employers were his biggest audience, often buying the books to give to their employees as gifts.  That’s why he is quoted so much on quotation websites. All he has written are books of quotes.  Quote Me On This  (No reliable photograph of this fellow Quote Collector, he does not even have a Wikipedia entry.)

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Christmas Parties

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What I don’t like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day Phyllis Diller

From Wikipedia: Phyllis Ada Driver (July 17, 1917 – August 20, 2012), better known as Phyllis Diller, was an American stand-up comedienne, actress, and voice artist, best known for her eccentric stage persona and her wild hair and clothes. Diller’s voice acting roles included the Queen in A Bug’s Life, Granny Neutron in The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, and various characters on Robot Chicken.

Here is the wonderful lady when she appeared with Scooby Doo: phillisdyiller2

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Success

Even the woodpecker owes his success to the fact that he uses his head and keeps pecking away until he finishes the job he starts. – Coleman Cox