Quotation by Jane O'Reilly

The more important the title, the more self-important the person, the greater the amount of time spent on the Eastern shuttle, the more suspicious the man and the less vitality in the organization.
Jane O'Reilly, U.S. feminist and humorist. The Girl I Left Behind, ch. 5 (1980).

This was the last of O'Reilly's twelve "rules of Upward Failure." Among the others were "If you are outside the Establishment try to work at something no one really understands" (number 8) and "There is no such thing as bad publicity" (number 6).
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