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Quotations From BARBARA TERWILLIGER

 

  • 1.
    I really feel work is gorgeous. It's the only thing you can depend upon in life. You can't depend on love.
    Barbara Terwilliger (b. c. 1940), U.S. unemployed woman. As quoted in Working, book 7, by Studs Terkel (1973). A single woman with an independent income, she was not working. In her younger years, she had held various jobs.

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  • 2.
    ... idleness is an evil. I don't think man can maintain his balance or sanity in idleness. Human beings must work to create some coherence. You do it only through work and through love. And you can only count on work.
    Barbara Terwilliger (b. c. 1940), U.S. unemployed woman. As quoted in Working, book 7, by Studs Terkel (1973). A single woman with an independent income, she was not working. In her younger years, she had held various jobs.

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