We have compiled a list of the best Working Girl Quotes to read and enjoy. Working Girl sayings are about Funny, Hard work & Study. Famous quotes like Six thousand dollars, I am not steak are very renowned.
You can read all of the things Working Girl is known for in these quotes below:
Working Girl Story
Working Girl is a 1988 romantic comedy-dramatic film directed by Mike Nichols about a young secretary, Tess McGill (Melanie Griffith) from Staten Island, who is determined to break the glass ceiling and become a successful businesswoman in the corporate world in Manhattan.
She works as a secretary for an ambitious executive, Katharine Parker (Sigourney Weaver), who is a manipulative and ruthless woman. Although Tess is highly intelligent and talented, her ideas are often disregarded and she experiences discrimination and a lack of advancement in her job.
When Katharine has a skiing accident that leaves her out of the office for a while, Tess takes advantage of the situation to present her ideas to Jack Trainer (Harrison Ford), an executive from another firm.
“Never burn bridges. Today’s junior prick, tomorrow’s senior partner!”
“You know, Mick, just once I could go for like a sweater or some earrings… something that I could actually wear outside of this apartment?”
“I’m flat broke, I’m crazy about a man that I will probably never see again.”
“Dress shabbily, they notice the dress. Dress impeccably, they notice the woman – Coco Chanel!”
Hard Work Quotes
Tess, Tess, Tess, Tess. You don’t get ahead in this world by calling your boss a pimp.”
“Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy, oh boy, oh boy — mmm –“
Katherine Parker Quotes
“Mmm — fine — I took an “antihistamine” before and it makes for a nice little buzz.”
“Been lookin at your file here. This the third time in six months I had to place you.”