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Quotes of the Day for 24 July 2000 – Work

Back to the grindstone, it's Monday again.

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The quotes:

Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to other matter; second, telling other people to do so. The first is unpleasant and ill-paid; the second is pleasant and highly paid.
     - Bertrand Russell

The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning and does not stop until you get into the office.
     - Robert Frost

I think we're seeing in working mothers a change from "Thank God it's Friday" to "Thank God it's Monday." If any working mother has not experienced that feeling, her children are not adolescent.
     - Ann Diehl

On Monday mornings I am dedicated to the proposition that all men are created jerks.
     - H. Allen Smith

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