"I don't have the heart to tell him what's going on with today's art market."
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"I aspired to authenticity, but I never got beyond verisimilitude."
My Goal: The Hamptons
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"Someday, son, all this will be mine."
"Class of 2008, never let the excuse 'I can't find my pants' stand in the way of your dreams."
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"So long, boys. I'm off to the big city to try my hand at chainsaw sculpture."
Tags:chainsaw, chainsaws, sculpture, sculptures, sculptor, sculptors, sculpting, sculpt, sculpts, sculpting, logger, loggers, lumberjack, lumberjacks, dream, dreams, dream job, dream jobs, ideal job, idea jobs, career, careers, artist, artists, artistry, follow your dreams, following your dreams, goal, goals, life goal, life goals
"The whole time I served in the US congress, I dreamed of exactly this: being a wealthy lobbyist sitting here with you."
Tags:goal, goals, life goal, life goals, ambition, ambitions, life ambition, life ambitions, ambitious, ambitiousness, lobby, lobbies, lobbyist, lobbyists, lobby group, lobby groups, politician, politicians, selfish, self-interest, self-interested, congressman, congressperson, congressional representative, congressional representatives, senator, senators, make money, makes money, making money, dream, dreams, washington, washington dc, political culture, interest group, interest groups, special interest group, special interest groups
"What are you going to do when you become enormous?"
Tags:elephant, elephants, giant elephant, giant elephants, baby elephant, baby elephants, grow up, grown up, when you grow up, when i grow up, growing up, aging, jobs, job, career, careers, career aspiration, career aspirations, life goal, life goals, goal, goals, plans, planning, life planning, life plans, childrens conversations
"Basically, I seem myself coming aboard this team as a kind of Lloyd Bentsen figure."
Tags:dukakis, michael dukakis, presidential candidate, presidential candidates, vice president, vice presidential candidate, vice presidential candidates, useless, worthless, contribution, contributions, contributor, contributors, team, teams, join, joins, joining, bentsen, lloyd bentsen, senator, senators, democrat, democrats, democratic, democratic party, nominee, nominees, presidential ticket, presidential tickets, balance the ticket, balances the ticket, balancing the ticket, role, roles, goal, goals, life goal, life goals
"I'm looking for a position where I can slowly lose sight of what I originally set out to do with my life, with benefits."
Tags:career, career path, careers, career paths, job, job market, interview, interviews, recruit, recruiter, recruiters, recruiting, recruitment, job search, dream job, dream career, dream jobs, dream careers, benefits, employee benefits, employees, employee, employment, recruitment agency, passion, passionate, mundane job, giving up, gave up, give up, settle, settled, career goals, life goals, loss of ambition, ambition, ambitions
"The inspiring story of one family's incredible journey from a two-bedroom condo on West Sixty-sixth Street to a three-bedroom co-op on East Eighty-third."
Tags:book, books, bookstore, bookstores, bookshop, bookshops, bookseller, booksellers, non-fiction, non-fiction books, biography, biographies, true stories, true story, real estate, real estate agents, real estate agent, apartment, apartments, flat, flats, apartment living, flat living, real estate market, real estate markets, new york, nyc, new york city real estate, nyc real estate, condo, condos, condominium, condominiums, co-op, co-ops, buying real estate, life goals, goals, dreams, dream, inspiration, inspirations, inspired, book review, book jacket, book blurb, book blurbs, author, authors, publisher, publishers
"O.K., here I am in the fourth grade, but is that really what I want to be doing with my life?"
Tags:maturity, pressure, pressures, career, careers, career, path, career paths, fourth grade, 4th grade, school, schools, schooling, classroom, classrooms, pupil, pupils, student, students, education system, waste, time wasting, time-wasting, wasting time, ambition, ambitions, life goal, life goals
"But I want a career, a family, and a cracker"
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"Harry wasn't born great and he hasn't achieved greatness, but he figures there is always the chance that greatness may be thrust upon him?"
"Let's face it, kid. You're never gonna be a real boy, and I'm never gonna be a made guy."
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"You should do something brilliant, before it's too late."
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"He's lying! Just like all men! Oh God, mother was right, I'm never getting married, am I?"
Tags:lie, lies, lying, lie detector, lie detectors, polygraph, polygraphs, polygraph test, polygraph tests, overreact, overreacts, overreacting, pessimist, pessimists, pessimistic, interrogation, interrogations, interrogating, jump to conclusions, jumps to conclusions, jumping to conclusions, panic, panics, panic attack, panic attacks, get married, getting married, goal, goals, life goal, life goals, police, police department, police departments, confession, confessions, confessing
Tags:bagel, bagels, street food, food cart, food carts, food trucks, food truck, consumerism, consumerist, consumerists, market, marketing, marketing tactic, marketing tactics, healthy eating, multigrain, multigrain bagel, life choices, life choice, unhappy, unhappiness, depressed, depression, depressive, depressives, mental health, mental health, mental health problem, mental health problems, mental health issue, mental health issues, reassess, reassessing, life goal, life goals, first world problems, misery, miserable, life cycle, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
"It's not enough being a cat anymore. I want to be a fat cat."
Tags:cat, cats, feline, felines, anthropomorphism, anthropomorphic, personification, talking cats, talking cat, office, dreams, goals, dream, goal, investment, investments, investing, ambition, ambitions, desire, desires, aspiration, aspirations, success, successes, successful, cats in suits, life goals, meeting, business meeting, interview, job interview, job interviews, interviews, greedy, greed
At the Corner of Irate and Insane
"I try to be the wealthiest me I can be."
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"Remain calm and list your goals in order of priority."
"You want only happiness, Douglas. I want wealth, power, fame, and happiness."
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"I could be a saint if I really wanted to."
Meet the Author's Advance
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