Quotation by Elaine Strong

...a lot of my people are models. I like that for them. I admire models, so I think that's right for my people. ...I love it when I have an important [client]. And the pictures and awards. One of my clients has these television awards—a beautiful statue of a woman. I think it's an Emmy. People would be lucky to get one. She has two. I think that's great.
Elaine Strong (b. 1934), U.S. maid. As quoted in the New York Times, sect. 14, p. 12 (May 8, 1994).

Strong worked for a New York City agency which sent her to clean apartments; she was explaining how she imagined lives for her clients based on the clues in their homes.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help