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" A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world. "
John le Carre
" A good leader doesn't get stuck behind a desk. "
" All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk. "
" Almost everything I've ever recorded, I recorded myself at the desk, in my house. "
" As a composer and as a musician I'm a true believer - and this is not to be overly diplomatic - I'm a believer that there's artistry in everything from a lawn gnome to a desk chair to a symphony to an Andy Warhol painting. There's art in absolutely everything. "
" At 'The Daily Show,' we were satirizing a news program. You put somebody in a suit, you put 'em behind a desk, and they become an authority figure. "
" Because I am kind of distracted, I don't tend to sit at my desk 9 to 5. It can be two hours a day, or, when I'm in the final editing stages, it can be 14 hours a day. "
" Before signing any contract, you have to assume that the guy on the other side of the desk is handing you a shifty piece of paper that works to his advantage. I know that sounds cynical, but it's really that simple. "
Bun E. Carlos
" But I really like hosting, I think it's a strength of mine. It allows me to improvise, and I love the spontaneity of that, and I think I'm funny behind the desk when interviewing someone. "
" Depending on what I'm working on, I come to the writing desk with entirely different mindsets. When I change form one to the other, it's as if another writer is on the scene. "
" During the day, if I don't have any other commitments, I'm usually at my desk writing, revising, or researching anywhere from four to six hours. "
" During the summers, when I'm in Maine, I work at a desk that's located beyond all tendrilly wi-fi reaches. It takes me a few days to break the constant e-mail-checking habit, then I find I don't want to check my e-mail ever, and often don't for days. "
" Eighteen holes of match play will teach you more about your foe than 18 years of dealing with him across a desk. "
" First, I do not sit down at my desk to put into verse something that is already clear in my mind. If it were clear in my mind, I should have no incentive or need to write about it. "
C. Day Lewis
" Getting the approval of Ric Flair is the wrestling world's version of Johnny Carson calling you over to the desk after you just crushed a standup set on 'The Tonight Show.' "
" Going to so many book events keeps me connected with my readership while constantly reminding me that all the long hours at the drawing desk are worthwhile. "
" Good actors can tell you more about your play than 1,000 hours alone at your desk. "
" Happiness is a very small desk and a very big wastebasket. "
" Harrison Ford comes on set, and he's very polite and says, 'Hello' to everyone. He cares about everything that's going on, on set. He cares about what's going on with your character and what's in the scene and what's on the desk. "
" I always have to go out to work even if it's just a desk somewhere or an office or the British Library. "
" I am a terrible mixture of being organized, controlling, but chaotic. My desk is monstrous. "
" I am so organized that it's dysfunctional. Everything has a place. I am a very visual person, so my environment is important to me. If my environment is messy, I can't think clearly. I don't like clutter. A clean desk is a clean mind for me. "
Alexa Von Tobel
" I am violently untidy. My desk is overcrowded. I write my first drafts in longhand in a long notebook using a plastic throwaway fountain pen. Then I work on a word processor using a different desk and a different room. "
" I can guarantee you this, that more pension and benefit reforms which I will consider arbitration reform to be one of them, are things that when they come to my desk, they will be signed. "
" I cannot see myself sitting at a desk from nine to five! "
" I can only write new words at my desk, the one I've owned for 25 years. When we moved to our new house I designed my office around it. I've written everything I've ever written at this desk. "
" I couldn't stand still at a desk for another year. I wanted to go out there and make films. "
" I didn't want to spend my life behind a desk. "
" I don't like to leave anything unfinished on my desk before I travel. "
" I doubted that there were Communists hiding behind every corporation desk and director's chair. "
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