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'I have the results of your stress test, and to be on the safe side, I want you to stop looking at your 401k.'
'That's true. We did advertise for someone who 'works well under pressure'...'
Interviewee: 'Nah, work related stress isn't a problem - I've never taken a job seriously enough for it to bother me!'
"Weltschmerz? Is that like the flu?"
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"There's the pressure from my public, naturally, as well as the pressure from my publisher, my agent, and all that. But the real pressure comes from that devil inside that makes me different from other men, that makes me a writer. But, of course, you know all about pressure, grinding out those papers at Sarah Lawrence."
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"Just hand-wringing and watching helplessly."
A deadline comes to chew up a worker.
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'It's not looking good. His pulse is up to 202 just from getting out of the chair and stepping on to the treadmill.'
"All day, every day—'There's a goddam fly in here!' It's so hurtful."
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A Brief History Of The Campaign
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'To control his blood pressure, his doctor said he needs to take his medication, watch his diet and improve his golf game.'
"Things are crazy right now. Let me get back to you after the holidays."
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"I don't think I'll go in today. I just dreamed a whole day's work, including lunch."
"Everybody in the whole damn household is alpha."
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"Well, if I felt blue all the time and I found out that Mike Wallace felt blue all the time, it would make me feel lots better."
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'When I said getting more sleep would help reduce stress I meant AT HOME!'
Ultimately, the teachers union agreed to a lesser pay increase in exchange for a full-time massage therapist in the faculty lounge.
"I bet you're glad you got out of politics to spend more time with your family."
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"I'd like you to excel."
'Have you ever noticed all the comfort food in a teachers lounge?'
"I told you what I was going to tell you, then I told you, then I told you what I told you. Where did I lose you?"
'You're out here because you're supposed to receive a performance review? I'm out here because I'm supposed to give one!'
"I've decided to re-enter the workforce so I can spend less time with my family."
"You see, Thomas, there's a bully at Daddy's office."
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"You're home now, dear—relax, and we'll get you all sorted out."
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