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The professional must learn to be moved and touched emotionally,
by Anthony Storr

The professional must learn to be moved and touched emotionally,
yet at the same time stand back objectively:
I've seen a lot of damage done by tea and sympathy.
- Anthony Storr

With the exception of certain rodents,
no other vertebrate except Homo sapiens habitually
destroys members of his own species.
- Anthony Storr

Originality implies being bold enough to go beyond accepted norms.
- Anthony Storr

It is only when we no longer compulsively need someone
that we can have a real relationship with them.
- Anthony Storr

 

I'm still very professional about my fitness.
I stay in trim as I always did.
- Peter Shilton

I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill.
- Edward Appleton

America believes in education: the average professor
earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
- Evan Esar

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I was showing early symptoms of becoming a professional baseball man.
I was lying to the press.
- Roger Kahn

My professional life in Hollywood has been filled with joy and laughter.
- Carroll O'Connor

At St.
Francis de Sales in Atlanta, we do not have an organ.
We do not have rehearsals during the week.
We do not have a professional choir.
- Richard Morris

The informing idea of what you want to say and do,
that's what will take you from film school to professional -
the idea.
That's what is original to you.
- William Friedkin

Well, first of all, they're all about the music and
all I care about in my professional career is the music.
- Ronnie Spector

The mark of a true professional is giving more than you get.
- Robert Kirby

At this stage, my chief professional goal is simply
to keep on writing and making a living at it.
- Fred Saberhagen

Nothing reinforces a professional relationship more
than enjoying success with someone.
- Harold Ramis

You moon the wrong person at an office party and suddenly
you're not 'professional' any more.
- Jeff Foxworthy

Nothing is more despicable than a professional talker
who uses his words as a quack uses his remedies.
- Francois Fenelon

I do believe that the United Nations needs to have more exacting,
more enhanced professional standards for the military
peacekeepers that are deployed.
- Alex Morrison

The Welsh are all actors.
It's only the bad ones who become professional.
- Richard Burton

Psychiatrists always say, Oh, we're very professional.
I use exercise as my medication.
- Trisha Goddard

There's a lot of maintenance that goes into being a professional singer.
- Betty Buckley

Men and women of high professional standing have been
reduced to the status of vagrants.
- Elmer Rice

I will never again stand on the pitch as a professional player.
But I won't stop playing the game.
- Hidetoshi Nakata

You have to perform at a consistently higher level than others.
That's the mark of a true professional.
- Joe Paterno

There was no professional theater in Cork,
but still I did a lot of performing.
- Fiona Shaw

The biggest obstacle to professional writing is the
necessity for changing a typewriter ribbon.
- Robert Benchley

In the 1920s, Wall Street was a world that was really
dominated by professional speculators and stock pools.
These people had a monopoly over information.
- Ron Chernow

When I got to professional ball I used to play 150 games every year.
It depends on how many games there was.
- Willie Mays

All I do, really, is go to work and try to be professional,
be on time and be prepared.
- Ben Affleck

I am in the Master of Professional Writing program teaching Humor Writing,
Literary and Dramatic.
- Shelley Berman

Fairness is not an attitude.
It's a professional skill that must be developed and exercised.
- Brit Hume

I was 23, and that was my first professional job.
Anybody who has curly hair knows you don't want it
to be brushed out because it becomes a never-ending tangle.
- Judy Davis

The professional world was much more unpleasant than I thought.
I was always wishing I could get back that enthusiasm
I had when I was doing shows at college.
- Francis Ford Coppola

I do not regret one professional enemy I have made.
Any actor who doesn't dare to make an enemy should get out of the business.
- Bette Davis

I had such a good time working with John Woo and John Travolta,
and it was so professional.
I want to work with people who are real professionals.
- Christian Slater

If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job,
wait until you hire an amateur.
- Red Adair

I started in high school and then I went onto professional training after that.
- Bruce Boxleitner

Cameron was able to get an inside look at professional
football from the standpoint of athletes and agents
and general managers that few people have ever seen.
- Leigh Steinberg

Amateur bureaucrats are often even worse than professional bureaucrats.
- John McCarthy

The first professional play I ever saw was The Importance Of Being Earnest,
and I just fell in love.
- Kim Cattrall

I began wearing hats as a young lawyer because it helped
me to establish my professional identity.
Before that, whenever I was at a meeting,
someone would ask me to get coffee.
- Bella Abzug

Some people make sharp distinctions sort of between
their recreational musings and their professional work.
I don't make that distinction very much.
- Whitfield Diffie

We forget that the most successful statesmen have been professionals.
Lincoln was a professional politician.
- Felix Frankfurter

The doors fly open when you're a professional athlete.
- Dennis Rodman

I mean Buckingham Palace has never hired a professional
public relations outfit let alone a Madison Avenue
type and they would throw up their hands in horror at the very idea.
- Anthony Holden

My most important professional accomplishment to date
is the ability to keep working with absolutely no skills whatsoever.
- Colin Mochrie

You have to be professional and think about the future.
- Jamie Redknapp

Without a doubt, professional boxers are the most exploited athletes in our Nation.
- Charles W. Pickering

The professional arsonist builds vacant lots for money.
- Jimmy Breslin

The great classics that, as a professional you don't get to do,
you do as a student, when you don't know any better.
- Marion Ross

At Berkeley I had my first encounter with real professional scientists.
- Robert B. Laughlin

The word career is a divisive word.
It's a word that divides the normal life from business or professional life.
- Grace Paley

I'm a professional cook.
I've worked with other cooks from all over the world,
but my family is not that way - they're always lived
within 25 miles of my hometown!
- Paul Prudhomme

In therapy I have learned the importance of keeping
spiritual life and professional life balanced.
I need to regain my balance.
- Tiger Woods

Professional competitions are overrated.
- Oksana Baiul

I've never been out with any of the cast of Coronation Street.
We're all very close friends so it's very much a professional attitude.
- Richard Fleeshman

I don't want to be famous famous.
I'm happy on the second tier, where I have autonomy
on a professional level but I can still go out to the
movies without being recognized.
- Gabrielle Reece

All of these people kept on being professional musicians
and composers in the strictest sense.
- James Tenney

To be a professional tennis player you need to put in these sort of hours.
- Guy Forget

It was delightful but, of course, it was pretty insulting
to my professional reputation.
- Anthony Holden

As a professional writer of detective stories,
I string along with the ballplayers.
I love a ball game.
- Rex Stout

I'm talking as a professional impresario.
I'm not judging anybody at all.
- Norman Granz

The only reason for being a professional writer is that you can't help it.
- Leo Rosten

Even though we work in the same field,
we have an intense private life away from our professional lives.
- Adrian Edmondson

I'm a professional; I feel I'm one of the best in the game.
- Chris Webber

A masculine education cannot spare from professional
study and the necessary acquisition of languages,
the time and attention which I have bestowed on the
compositions of my countrymen.
- Anne Seward

You have to come in on a professional level to make it,
otherwise you just can't get into rap.
- Ice T

I hate the whole race.
There is no believing a word they say,
your professional poets, I mean there never existed
a more worthless set than Byron and his friends for example.
- Arthur Wellesley

If I am at a party, I want to be at the party.
Too many photographers use the camera to avoid participating in things.
They become professional observers.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

As a professional athlete, I believe that I need to
explore my opportunities to the maximum,
in order to excel and continue to play the best football I can.
- Hidetoshi Nakata

It's a hard life as a professional cricketer.
It's not as easy as everyone makes out.
To survive you need a tough hide.
- Steve Waugh


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