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  1. rat racenoun

    an exhausting routine that leaves no time for relaxation

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  1. Andrew Schneider:

    I'm grateful to you. If it weren't for you, I'd be in Cicely right now and I'd still be running that rat race, still locked in that commute. I'd be totally stressed, I'd be totally ignorant of what my life could be. I'm happier now than I've ever been.

  2. Lily Tomlin:

    The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat.

  3. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    Blacks claim their identity and originality from the ancient Egyptian Empire, as do Arabs and Jews. The Whites refused to be left behind in this rat race to turn all Egyptians into whites too.

  4. Michael Tubbs:

    I think it will make people work better and smarter and harder and also be able to do things like spend time with their families because we're not robots. We're not just designed just to work all day and run a rat race.

  5. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    there has never been a moment in one's life when one might not have stumbled upon this strange reality: what am I doing, where am I so hurriedly running, what is my objective, this whole world is a rat race and I'm going no where, with out any goal, isn't it?. this thought comes to me very often. alas! what to do, don't know what and where to knock the door and experience reality. no sooner that I try, I'm again fallen into the dismal depths of abyss, into the worldly affairs”


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