Quotes: clerk

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  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
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    A man who is a politician at forty is a statesman at three score and ten. It is at this age, when he would be too old to be a clerk or a gardener or a police-court magistrate, that he is ripe to govern a country.
  • James Cash Penney
    James Cash Penney
    American businessman and entrepreneur 1875-1971
    James Cash Penney
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    Give me a stock clerk with a goal and I'll give you a man who will make history. Give me a man with no goals and I'll give you a stock clerk.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    It is easier to rob by setting up a bank than by holding up a bank clerk.
  • Katharine Whitehorn
    Katharine Whitehorn
    British journalist, writer, and columnist 1928-
    Katharine Whitehorn
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    People get a bad impression of it by continually trying to treat it as if it was a bank clerk, who ought to be on time on Tuesday next, instead of philosophically seeing it as a painter, who may do anything so long as you don't try to predict what.
  • C. S. Forester
    C. S. Forester
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    The doctor who applied a stethoscope to my heart was not satisfied. I was told to get my papers with the clerk in the outer hall. I was medically rejected.
  • B. D. Wong
    B. D. Wong
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    Usually, when you are an ethnic person or a trans person, in your average, everyday, unsophisticated television show, you are there for that reason. And they clearly justify and overexplain why. You very rarely see a transgender actor playing the part of a grocery-store clerk without having to say, 'Oh, look at that trans person.'
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