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Calling Quotes

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Consider calling it a challenge
rather than calling it a crisis.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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Mastery is not measured by the number of terrible
things you eliminate from your life, but by
the number of times you eliminate calling them terrible.
- Neale Donald Walsch

How many legs does a dog have
if you call the tail a leg? Four.
Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
- Abraham Lincoln

The mountains are calling and I must go.
- John Muir

 

The physician's highest calling, his only calling,
is to make sick people healthy - to heal,
as it is termed.
- Samuel Hahnemann

If you call a tail a leg, how many legs has a dog?
Five? No, calling a tail a leg don't make it a leg.
- Abraham Lincoln

Gather yourself by the sea shore and I will love you there.
Assemble yourself with wild things,
with songs of the sparrow and sea-foam.
Let mad beauty collect itself in your eyes
and it will shine - Calling me.
For I long for a man with nests of wild things in his hair.
A man who will Kiss the Flame.
- Jewel

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My health may be better preserved if I exert myself less,
but in the end doesn't each person give his life for his calling?
- Clara Schumann

John legend is a nickname that somebody started calling
me a while ago and part of it is 'cos I sound like an old man when I sing.
- John Legend

I bet after seeing us, George Washington would sue
us for calling him "father."
- Will Rogers

The price one pays for pursuing any profession,
or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.
- James A. Baldwin

Imagine people calling you to find out if you're dead.
I've led a real crazy life at times,
and I've had many strange things happen to me,
but that was one of the strangest.
- Richard Pryor

Let's just say that I think any person who aspires,
presumes, or feels the calling to be an artist has
a built-in sense of duty.
- Patti Smith

If it was really successful, it was a life calling,
a career I was excited about doing, so I didn't think
the overall risk was anywhere near as high as what the reward was.
- John Hickenlooper

Lipgloss is my calling!
- Vanessa Hudgens

For anyone who has that calling and is trying also to make a living at it,
it is really hard.
- Julie Gold

We need to be adopted by God through Jesus -
that was what happened to me,
and that's what changed my life so that now,
I can see that my career can be part of a calling.
- Cliff Richard

A job is something we do to get a paycheck and pay our bills.
Jobs are legitimate, at times, but work is why we are here in the universe.
Work and calling often go together.
- Matthew Fox

But there is some way in which poets believe that and this is dangerous,
too believe that their calling gives them a certain freedom.
A certain freedom to live in a free way.
- Peter Davison

Middle Age is that perplexing time of life when we
hear two voices calling us,
one saying, "Why not?" and the other,
"Why bother?"
- Sydney J. Harris

I see Christ as the incarnation of the piper who is calling us.
He dances that shape and pattern which is at the heart of our reality.
- Sydney Carter

I could announce one morning that the world was going
to blow up in three hours and people would be calling in about my hair!
- Katie Couric

What is my calling? What am I supposed to do? I think running for office,
public office, can be a divine calling.
I mean, I've wrestled with that very question myself.
- Jim Wallis

In Uzbekistan, hundreds of protesters were recently
killed under the corrupt regime of President Karimov
in what human rights groups are calling a massacre.
- Ed Markey

Generally a chef's book is like a calling card or a
portfolio to display their personal work.
- Sally Schneider

I am going to stop calling you a white man and I'm
going to ask you to stop calling me a black man.
- Morgan Freeman

The more people pointed at me in scorn the more stubborn
I got and when they began calling me the Bad Girl of West Seattle High,
I tried to live up to it.
- Frances Farmer

We were doing performance art as far back as 1965,
just not calling it that.
- Joseph Jarman

I look at my first appointment book from 1965 and I get dizzy.
I was constantly in a phone booth calling photographers.
- Lauren Hutton

Think of all the really successful men and women you know.
Do you know a single one who didn't learn very young
the trick of calling attention to himself in the right quarters?
- Storm Jameson

To me, the American Dream is being able to follow your own personal calling.
To be able to do what you want to do is incredible freedom.
- Maya Lin

The new strategy is to teach intelligent design without
calling it intelligent design.
- Kenneth Miller

The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.
- Harvey S. Firestone

Our calling is not primarily to be holy women,
but to work for God and for others with Him.
- Charles Simeon

I can't remember a time when I didn't want to be a reporter.
I don't know where I got the idea that it was a romantic calling.
- Charles Kuralt

Conferences at the top level are always courteous.
Name-calling is left to the foreign ministers.
- W. Averell Harriman

I said to myself, where are we living? In the United
States of America where you're innocent until proven guilty,
or Nazi Germany with the Gestapo calling?
- Tommy Bond

My boyfriend thinks I lost my true calling to be a librarian.
- Paulina Porizkova

The trade unions and the Labour Party...
failed miserably.
Instead of giving concrete support, and calling upon
workers to take industrial action,
they did nothing.
- Arthur Scargill

I describe my works as books, but my publishers in Spain,
in the United States, and elsewhere insist on calling them novels.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Where are the Muslim people's sponsors? Where are its
kings? Where are its leaders? The Muslim people is calling upon you,
Jerusalem is appealing to you, will anyone answer?
- Ahmed Yassin

The calling of the humanities is to make us truly human
in the best sense of the word.
- J. Irwin Miller

I had a calling to become what I became -
I was created to do this.
- La Monte Young

Literature is my calling To hold up the mirror to my
countrymen comes natural to me;
and in the open field of invention I am not without
hopes of giving them pleasure.
- Thomas Edward Brown

Even a criminal has the right to a new life,
but they made sure I did not have that.
They just didn't stop calling me a prostitute for ever
and ever and ever and ever.
- Christine Keeler

The Party of the Regions has won a convincing victory.
We are ready to undertake responsibility for forming
the Cabinet and we are calling on everyone to join us.
- Viktor Yanukovych

We need to be calling out the flaws and misguided decisions
of the Democrats in Congress and the Obama administration.
- Timothy Pawlenty

Calling it off comes easy enough if you haven't told
the girl you are smitten with her.
- Carl Sandburg

I have assiduously avoided calling my books novels.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Faith is the response to something which is calling
us from the timeless part of our reality.
- Sydney Carter

Political debate with liberals is basically impossible
in America today because liberals are calling names
while conservatives are trying to make arguments.
- Ann Coulter

Russia needs a strong state power and must have it.
But I am not calling for totalitarianism.
- Vladimir Putin

Observe which side resorts to the most vociferous name-calling
and you are likely to have identified the side with
the weaker argument and they know it.
- Charles R. Anderson

When the second record came out, they started calling it The Band.
I voted to call it The Crackers.
I'm no fool.
- Levon Helm

The work is a calling.
It demands that type of obsession.
- John Pomfret

Put simply, I want to treat my readers as partners and not crooks.
There is no future in calling your most active promoters crooks.
- Cory Doctorow

Any time you have a situation in which you are calling
for more time rather than calling for Iraq to immediately comply,
it plays into the hands of Saddam Hussein.
- Condoleezza Rice

People have the right to call themselves whatever they like.
That doesn't bother me.
It's other people doing the calling that bothers me.
- Octavia Butler

So I rang up my local swimming baths.
I said 'Is that the local swimming baths?' He said
'It depends where you're calling from.'
- Tim Vine

I had started calling her Lucy shortly after we met;
I didn't like the name Lucille.
That's how our television show was called I Love Lucy,
not Lucille.
- Desi Arnaz

Planet Lucy Press? I incorporated myself to deal with
publishing and was calling myself Big Bang Incorporated,
which of course has to do with the Big Bang at the beginning of creation.
- Rob Walton

Becoming an actor? If it's not a calling,
don't do it.
It's too hard.
- Sandra Oh

But as population became denser, the natural chemical
and biological recycling processes became overloaded,
calling for a redefinition of property rights.
- Garrett Hardin

I am not in this business as a calling.
I don't do what I do to right any wrongs.
- Morley Safer

I certainly saw science as a kind of calling,
and one with as much legitimacy as a religious calling.
- Joshua Lederberg

If your movies don't perform, they just stop calling you.
- Matt Damon

To my father, business was the highest calling,
but to my mother, medicine was the top profession.
- William Standish Knowles

Prayer indeed is good, but while calling on the gods
a man should himself lend a hand.
- Hippocrates

I am calling attention just to the main points of these
tremendously important matters,
which can be understood better by pious meditation
than explained by human language.
- Martin Chemnitz

My mother never saw the irony in calling me a son-of-a-bitch.
- Jack Nicholson

I don't believe in email.
I'm an old-fashioned girl.
I prefer calling and hanging up.
- Sarah Jessica Parker


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