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No one ever sees the sleepless nights, the years of studying and 14-hour days earning your dues. I spent three years isolated in an academic environment to be the best actor I could.
The United Nations has long sought the ability to raise revenues in this manner as a means of reducing its reliance on American and other member nations' dues to sustain the UN's operations.
The unions claim the deck is stacked against them when it comes to labor laws, but the truth is many private and public sector workers are forced to pay union dues as a condition of their employment, yet they have little say in how the unions spend their money.
I'm a New Yorker; I've paid my dues.
The czar always got his dues, no matter if it ruined a family.
Let me tell you something: I have members in my charter who, after paying their rent and house bills and taking care of their families, don't even have enough money left over to pay the fifteen dollars a week dues.
Giving parties is a trivial avocation, but it pays the dues for my union card in humanity.
I also believe that member states of the United Nations should live up their obligations to pay their dues.
I'm a believer in paying your dues.
In Maine, nobody is required to belong to a union or pay dues.
I won't say, 'I have two degrees; I shouldn't be getting your latte.' Because I paid my dues when I got to the table, I actually had something to say.
I really appreciate an actor who has paid their dues and who has learned hard knocks and has been rewarded in the end.
I was in New York for a little while, doing some really bad theater. I did some great stuff, too, but there were Saturday morning theater performances in one-third-filled church basements. So, I paid my dues.
Silas Weir Mitchell
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