Thursday, August 23, 2012

My Main Squeeze

Writing a dissertation is very much like being in a long-term relationship:  there are likely to be some very good times and some perfectly dreadful ones, and it's a big help if you like what you've chosen.

This particular relationship asks you to give up a lot of other pieces of your life, to work like a dog, and to postpone gratification.

Joan Bolker

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