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Professed Quotes

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The medieval university looked backwards;
it professed to be a storehouse of old knowledge.
The modern university looks forward,
and is a factory of new knowledge.
- Thomas Huxley

I have the utmost respect for the different faiths
professed by my fellow men.
- Leverett Saltonstall

Partisans fight on familiar territory with professed
political objectives to conquer power.
This is what distinguishes them from terrorists.
- Jurgen Habermas

And in times and places where there was not much persecution,
people could become and continue Christians who neither
were nor professed to be very devoted persons.
- Robert Rainy

 

More than this, even in those white men who professed
religion we found much inconsistency of conduct.
They spoke much of spiritual things,
while seeking only the material.
- Charles Eastman

I've never professed to be anything but an average student.
- Dan Quayle

As I began to discover my own truth and endeavored
to possess it with clarity,
I became more and more alienated from that which my companions held,
or professed to hold.
- Juan Goytisolo

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Self-professed conservatives comprise about 40% to 45% of the electorate.
- Paul Weyrich

Self-professed liberals are only 15 to 20% of the electorate.
- Paul Weyrich

To claim, therefore, inerrancy for the King James Version,
or even for the Revised Version, is to claim inerrancy
for men who never professed it for themselves.
- William B. Riley

For all that has been said of the love that certain
natures (on shore) have professed for it,
for all the celebrations it has been the object of in prose and song,
the sea has never been friendly to man.
At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness.
- Joseph Conrad

We should be wary of politicians who profess to follow
history while only noticing those signposts of history
that point in the direction which they themselves already favour.
- Douglas Hurd

All men profess honesty as long as they can.
To believe all men honest would be folly.
To believe none so is something worse.
- John Quincy Adams

Feminism is sort of like God.
Many people profess to believe in it,
but no one seems to be able to define it to everyone's satisfaction.
- Aaron Allston

No state should be allowed to profess partnership with
the global coalition against terror,
while continuing to aid, abet and sponsor terrorism.
- Atal Bihari Vajpayee

I profess accurately to describe native Africa -
Africa in those places where it has not received the slightest impulse,
whether for good or evil, from European civilisation.
- John H. Speke

It is normal for politicians in all countries to profess
themselves the pupils of history,
anxious to draw the right lessons from her teaching.
- Douglas Hurd

Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation,
are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.
- Frederick Douglass

That is why we profess a spiritual kinship with primitive and archaic art.
- Mark Rothko

Our problem is not to find better values but to be
faithful to those we profess.
- John W. Gardner

I have no agenda except to be funny.
Neither I or the writers profess to offer any worldly wisdom.
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus

We must Think what we Say, and Mean what we Profess.
- Mary Astell

They politics like ours profess, the greater prey upon the less.
- Matthew Green

It is one of the maladies of our age to profess a frenzied
allegiance to truth in unimportant matters,
to refuse consistently to face her where graver issues are at stake.
- Janos Arany

Some of them profess to be well acquainted with all
the principal waters of the Columbia,
with which they assured me these waters had no connection short of the ocean.
- William Henry Ashley

There are any number of people who profess to be good
Christian people who are willing to believe all kinds of things on suspicion.
Now that is not the way the Bible directs for Christian people to do.
- John Harvey Kellogg

I ever will profess myself the greatest friend to those
whose actions best correspond with their doctrine;
which,
I am sorry to say, is too seldom the case amongst those
nations who pretend most to civilization.
- J. G. Stedman

Cows are amongst the gentlest of breathing creatures;
none show more passionate tenderness to their young when deprived of them;
and,
in short, I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for these quiet creatures.
- Thomas de Quincey

There are few things in which we deceive ourselves
more than in the esteem we profess to entertain for our firends.
It is little better than a piece of quackery.
The truth is, we think of them as we please,
that is, as they please or displease us.
- William Hazlitt

Whatever crushes individuality is despotism,
by whatever name it may be called and whether it professes
to be enforcing the will of God or the injunctions of men.
- John Stuart Mill

Though I am a Catholic, a professing one,
I have serious doubts about the survival of the human personality after death.
- Taylor Caldwell

Jesus isn't a logo, I'm not promoting some company,
some brand.
I'm just professing my faith.
- Stephen Baldwin

How small regard is had to the oath of God by men professing the name of God.
- George Gillespie

Live truth instead of professing it.
- Elbert Hubbard

I'm still going to make mistakes, but I don't have
any problems with publicly professing my faith now.
It just took me a long time to get to the right place
in my relationship with Christ.
- Scott Stapp

Of course the case of the Christian Church planted
among the nations must differ,
in various ways, from that of any sect forming in connection
with religious awakening in a territory of professing Christianity.
- Robert Rainy

It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be
mentally faithful to himself.
Infidelity does not consist in believing,
or in disbelieving, it consists in professing to believe
what he does not believe.
- Thomas Paine

To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.
- Robert Frost

Never call an accountant a credit to his profession;
a good accountant is a debit to his profession.
- Charles Lyell

Politics I supposed to be the second-oldest profession.
I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
- Ronald Reagan

I come from a profession which has suffered greatly
because of the lack of civility.
Lawyers treat each other poorly and it has come home to haunt them.
The public will not tolerate a lack of civility.
- James E. Rogers

In the long run, much public opinion is made in the universities;
ideas generated there filter down through the teaching
profession and the students into the general public.
- B. Carroll Reece

I never saw myself as being ambitious,
I saw myself as being in love with the profession.
I'm a people person.
I love to get to know different kinds of people.
- Jack Kelley

It's one of the strangest attributes of this profession
that when we writers get exhausted writing one thing,
we relax by writing another.
- Dan Simmons

This profession has fed me creatively and allowed me
to have a home life and a private life.
- Julia Barr

I never thought I would live long enough to see the
legal profession change to the extent it has.
- Constance Baker Motley

The dirty little secret of journalism is that it really isn't a profession,
it's a craft.
All you need is a telephone and a conscience and you're all set.
- Andrew Sullivan

I always treated writing as a profession,
never as a hobby.
If you don't believe in yourself, no one else will.
- Laurell K. Hamilton

Study until twenty-five, investigation until forty,
profession until sixty, at which age I would have him
retired on a double allowance.
- Thomas Moore

One could say that in case of need, every normal and
healthy woman is able to hold a position.
And there is no profession which cannot be practiced by a woman.
- Edith Stein

Journalism is not just a cause, it's also a wacky profession.
- David Talbot

I really identified with Jess, because my own dream was acting,
which isn't the most conventional profession.
- Parminder Nagra

You're in a profession in which absolutely everybody
is telling you their opinion,
which is different.
That's one of the reasons George Lucas never directed again.
- Francis Ford Coppola

Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession.
- W. H. Auden

Law is a very addictive profession.
- George Carman

Although a soldier by profession, I have never felt
any sort of fondness for war,
and I have never advocated it, except as a means of peace.
- Ulysses S. Grant

Well, you know, if you get into the profession because
you think you can make a lot of money,
you can never become successful.
- Martin Yan

The cool thing about my profession is that I can do it until the day I die.
- Candace Cameron

Law is not a profession at all, but rather a business
service station and repair shop.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

I'm always conscious of the fact that I am part of
a profession that is 80% permanently unemployed.
So, to be working in any sense is to be privileged.
- Derek Jacobi

The profession of a prostitute is the only career in
which the maximum income is paid to the newest apprentice.
- William Booth

In our film profession you may have Gable's looks,
Tracy's art, Marlene's legs or Liz's violet eyes,
but they don't mean a thing without that swinging thing called courage.
- Frank Capra

There are three subjects on which the knowledge of
the medical profession in general is woefully weak;
they are manners,
morals, and medicine.
- Gerald F. Lieberman

Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and,
in its true sense, a noble one.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The University of North Carolina provided me with every
tool necessary to rise to the top of my profession.
- Rick Dees

When I joined the band, being that I was going to take this up as a profession,
I realized that there were no two finer guitar players
in the world that I'd rather play with.
- Michael Davis

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

People who call themselves actors and can't ever get work;
they do need to get another profession.
- Estelle Parsons

Well, in our business, it's a very tough profession.
- Skitch Henderson

I enjoy my work.
I haven't been an actor for 30 years without getting
pleasure out of the profession.
- Bela Lugosi

The most important thing about my profession is finding the truth,
finding the reality of these shows.
- Shuler Hensley


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