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Danae's Celebrity Career: 'I don't know where to begin in deciding what I want to be when I grow up...I want people to shut and leave me alone, and I need lots of attention, so...'
'Note to self: Never ask a parent an ethics question when planning a career in advertising.'
'So...where do you see yourself in 5 minutes time?'
'It must be a problem of interpretation. I've read this book DOZENS of times, and I keep winding up here!'
"I promised myself I would never let this happen to me."
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"Where do you see yourself in forty years?"
'With my degree in law and in physics, I hope to create resonable doubt.'
'So, where do you see youself by June?'
I want to be an accountant for the government.
'It's good you called me when you did, Bill. Believe it or not, a little speed-bump like this can derail a perfectly good career if it isn't handled just right!'
"My career was on the launching pad."
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'How did you become a doctor?' - 'I started as a patient and worked my way up.'
"I'm going into advertising - but, you know, negative advertising."
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"I sincerely hope you learned a lesson this time, Mark. Drawing cartoons on your homework will get you nowhere in life."
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'You'll never get anywhere in life with a diligent attitude like that!'
'Will I have to be a mum when I grow up?'
'Is this really where we wanted to be at this stage of our lives?'
"And that's when he realized he wasn't on the partner track at all!"
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"Where's Waldo in five years?"
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Nigel had slightly misheard the career guidance officer's advice, cop dusting turned out to be a far less exciting occupation than he had hoped for...
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"When I grow up, I want to be a computer-generated image like Max Headroom."
"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I chose the one that said, 'Mergers, acquisitions, incredible bonuses.'"
'Hunting is for brutes and gathering is for sissies. That's why I want to be a 'middleman'.'
'Something tells me he's going to be a basketball player.'