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"We've invested too much in this whole thing to just go back to laying around on the rocks all day."
Annual fear of failure marathon.
"I graduated from film school,but you don't see me trying to make movies!"
Tags:film, films, movie, movies, film school, film industry, movie industry, script, scripts, worthless degree, worthless degrees, worthless qualification, worthless qualifications, give up, giving up, disappointment, disappointments, let down, let downs, let-down, let downs, creative job, creative jobs, creative career, creative careers, killjoy, killjoys
'What did you two give up for lent?' 'Cookies... We are sick of 'em after eating so many over the holidays.' 'And there are a lot of bar recipes I've always wanted to make anyway.'
Tags:lent, give up, giving up, gave up, gives up, fast, fasting, fasts, fasted, cookie, cookies, biscuit, biscuits, holiday, holidays, christmas, new year, easter, eastertime, easter time, easter egg, easter eggs, chocolate egg, chocolate eggs, egg, eggs, easter time, spring, springtime, dinette set
'Well, I think we're finally unlost. This place looks familiar.' 'I imagine it does. We've been here twice in the last 20 minutes. Maybe we should just give up, park the car, and live here.'
"I've stopped looking for work, which, I believe, helps the economic numbers."
Tags:unemployed, unemployment, unemployment figures, looking for work, job hunting, job hunt, job hunts, looking for jobs, job search, job searching, job seeker, job seekers, job seeking, massaging the figures, out of employment figures, data, data manipulation, economic figures, economic numbers, unemplyment numbers, given up, give up
Then on the Eighth Day
Tags:god, heaven, creation, creationism, creationist, creationists, the creation, genesis, book of genesis, the book of genesis, old testament, the old testament, christianity, christian, christians, judaism, jew, jews, jewish, theism, theist, theists, religions, writers block, writer's block, creative block, artists block, artist's block, creation myth, in the beginning, give up, giving up, given up, run out of ideas, running out of ideas, rest, resting, relax, relaxing, taking a break
"I, for one, have had it with arugala."
"Have it your way- I'm happier than you are."
"We're giving up for the holidays."
Tags:holiday, holidays, vacation, vacations, christmas, break, annual leave, leave, day off, days off, word play, word, pun, play on words, business, white collar, businesses, business man, businessman, business men, businessmen, give up, ethic, ethical, moral, morals, morality, management, manager, productive, productivity
"Just a few more pages, Hansen, and we'll take a short break."
"'Well done' lulled him into complacency."
Tags:praise, praises, praising, short order cook, short order cooks, cook, cooks, cooking, burn, burns, burning, burnt, burned, smoke, smokes, smoking, diner, diners, cafe, cafes, greasy spoon, greasy spoons, well done, complacent, complacency, give up, gives up, giving up, victory lap, victory laps, arrogant, arrogance, ego, ego stroking, egotist, egotists, egotistical, false sense of security, security
'You're caught in a pickle! It's hopeless! Drop the knife!!'
Tags:baseball, base ball, catcher, batsman, batsmen, catch, caught, out, outs, in, ins, pitch, pitcher, pitchers, catchers, team, teams, knife, knives, caught in a pickle, in a pickle, no way out, no escape, give up, drop the knife, running, runner, run, runs, in the bleachers, bleachers, in the bleachers
"I was going to chuck it all and go to Paris but I didn't have enough frequent-flier miles."
Tags:frequent flier, frequent fliers, frequent flier miles, frequent-flier miles, excuse, excuses, making excuses, bad excuse, bad excuses, failed writer, failed writers, sob story, sob stories, bad writer, bad writers, giving up, give up, show off, show offs, show-off, show-offs, showing off, flirt, flirts, bad date, bad dates, paris
"If, every time I say something, you say 'tell me something I don't already know' I'm just going to stop talking to you."
The surrendered mom
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"Of course, lots of women are just going bare-headed."
Tags:fashion, fashions, fashionable, 1940s fashion, 1940s fashions, milliner, milliners, millinery, hat, hats, vintage hats, hat shop, hat shops, hat store, hat stores, hat shopping, trying on hats, shopping, shop till you drop, give up, giving up, given up, impossible task, impossible tasks, bare-headed, bare head, vintage, 1940s
"Oh, for Pete's sake, lady! Go ahead and touch it."
Tags:art gallery, art galleries, do not touch, art museum, art museums, modern art, sculpture, sculptures, temptations, tempted, self restraint, self control, art gallery guard, art gallery guards, art museum guard, art museum guards, give up, giving up, given up, fed up, give in, giving in, modern life, uncultured, hopeless, hopelessness
For sale. Lost the will to serve the public.
"Phil suddenly decided to give up everything that was bad for him-no more smoking, drinking, or junk food-and he feels absolutely terrific!"
Tags:healthy, health, unhealthy, smoking, drinking, junk, food, junk food, give up, give-up, renounce, quit, quits, unhappy, depressed, dazed, disappointed, regret, regrets, regretting, happy, wife, husband, wives, husbands, feelings, vice, vices, different, stories, lies, lie, hidden, marriage, married, marry, married, relationship, relationships
"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
"I'm thinking about letting myself get old."
"Where did verve get us?"