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“Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. You must be able to sustain yourself against staggering blows. There is no code of conduct to help beginners. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go much further than people with vastly superior talent.”
“Somewhere in Libya right now, a janitor's working the night shift at Libyan Intelligence Headquarters. He's going about doing his job... because he has no idea, in about an hour he's going to die in a massive explosion. He's just going about his job, because he has no idea that about an hourago I gave an order to have him killed. You've just...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Whatever you end up doing, love it. The way you loved the projection booth when you were a little squirt.”
“- Etta Candy: I'm introducing myself. It's Etta Candy. I'm Steve Trevor's secretary.
- Diana Prince: What is a secretary?
- Etta Candy: Oh, well, I do everything. I go where he tells me to go, I do what he tells me to do.
- Diana Prince: Well, where I'm from that's called slavery.
- Etta Candy: I really like her.”
“I'm looking for a few good men... and women. Who aren't afraid of hard work. Aren't afraid to roll up their sleeves. I'm looking for scrappers, hustlers, guys that are willing to roll up their sleeves. They're livin' on drive, they got a little fire in their belly. I stand right here before you today, I'm gonna offer you something as precious as...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Miss Scarlet: Do you miss him?
- Mrs. White: Well, it's a matter of life after death. Now that he's dead, I have a life.
- Wadsworth: But, he was your second husband. Your first husband also disappeared.
- Mrs. White: But that was his job. He was an illusionist.
- Wadsworth: But he never reappeared!
- Mrs. White: He wasn't a very good...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I don't approve of the John Waynes and the Gary Coopers saying 'Shucks, I ain't no actor—I'm just a bridge builder or a gas station attendant.' If they aren't actors, what the hell are they getting paid for? I have respect for my profession. I worked hard at it.”
“- Rey: You're offering me a job?
- Han Solo: I'm considering it.”
“There's nothing like working with your mates - it's the way it should be, as far as I'm concerned.”
“If you can do what you do best and be happy, you're further along in life than most people.”
“Acting is not an important job in the scheme of things. Plumbing is.”
- Derek Zoolander: Well I guess it all started the first time I went through the second grade. I caught my reflection in a spoon while I was eating my cereal, and I remember thinking "wow, you're ridiculously good looking, maybe you could do that for a career".
- Matilda Jeffries: Do what for a career?
- Derek Zoolander: Be professionally good... (continue)(continue reading)
“- Troy Bolton: Your summer activities consultant has arrived.
- Gabriella Montez: Hopefully some of those activities will include a job.
- Troy Bolton: Hey, whatever happens, as long as we're together, it's cool, right?”
“- Giles Prentice: Aviation Week is gonna run a story, everyone's gonna know what really happened, and we're all gonna look extremely stupid. We're better off just telling the truth.
- Secretary of Defense Baird: The truth? How'd you get this job?”
“You ever hear about the Nuremberg trials, Trev? They weren't that long ago. Yeah, well, the big shots were the first trial, but then the next trial were just the judges, and lawyers, and policemen, and guards, and ordinary people just doing their jobs, following orders. That's where we got the Nuremberg principles, which then the UN made into...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I don't think you pick your projects; you fall in love with them.”
“- Dole Office Clerk: Occupation?
- Gladiator - The Roman Empire: Gladiator.
- Dole Office Clerk: Did you kill last week?
- Gladiator - The Roman Empire: No.
- Dole Office Clerk: Did you try to kill last week?
- Gladiator - The Roman Empire: Yeah.
- Dole Office Clerk: Now, listen, this is your last week of unemployment insurance. Either you kill...” (continue)(continue reading)
“I learned to take the first job that you have in the business that you want to get into. It doesn't matter what that job is, you get your foot in the door.”
“If Hollywood didn't work out I was all prepared to be the best secretary in the world.”
- 1st Interviewer: Mr. Murphy, do you mean that you lied on your application?
- Spud: No! Uh. Yes. Only to get my foot in the door. Showing initiative and that like.
- 1st Interviewer: But you were referred here by the department of employment, there was no need for you to get your "foot in the door", as you put it.
- Spud: Ehhh... cool.... (continue)(continue reading)