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Profession Quotes

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

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

From that moment on I knew my profession in life was
and has remained until today an actor's life.
- Leon Askin

I would not encourage everyone to take up this profession.
Not everyone is suited for any particular field.
- John Cameron

 

The development of the comedy club industry destroyed
the uniqueness and intimacy of the profession but it
also created jobs for comics and bred some great performers.
- Marc Maron

To be a poet is a condition rather than a profession.
- Robert Graves

I always wanted to act, but I never thought it would be my profession.
I thought that I'd end up doing other things,
but that in the meantime I'd do plays.
- Gael Garcia Bernal

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

The best part of learning any profession,
when you're really going through those huge stretching
escalated times of learning and energy,
is when you want to do it so much.
- Diane Cilento

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

They must have a feeling of do or die.
It is such an overcrowded profession.
- Louise Jameson

Actresses are nightmares.
I don't hang out with any of them.
That's a problem with my profession.
I try not to be like an actress.
- Gina Gershon

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

Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children.
- Dan Quayle

Painting is a blind man's profession.
He paints not what he sees, but what he feels,
what he tells himself about what he has seen.
- Pablo Picasso

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

There is no prodigy in our profession.
If you see all the great singer of the past,
none of them are.
- Luciano Pavarotti

If you compare me to an actor, I'm probably one of
the best boxers in the profession.
But if you compare me as a boxer, I'm probably one of the best actors.
- Olivier Martinez

I kind of just lucked into and fell into the other profession.
It was really just an outgrowth of the fact that when I was in art school,
I had no money whatsoever.
- Martin Mull

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

My name is E. Howard Hunt.
I'm currently retired from more than 22 years in the profession of espionage.
- E. Howard Hunt

In Hungary acting is a profession.
In America it is a decision.
- Bela Lugosi

I am a very lucky man.
I am living my life with my hobby as my profession.
- Jim Sullivan

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

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

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

Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no
preparation is thought necessary.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

And I just thought, this is what I want to be.
And I knew that dancing would be my chosen profession.
- Suzanne Farrell

We are too quick to put labels on things.
It is my profession.
I get up and paint.
Everyone wants to put a label on it,
but I am a free spirit,
so I fight against that.
- Geoffrey Holder

Music isn't only a profession.
- Jose Carreras

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

Acting isn't a singular profession, it is a collaborate profession.
- Edie McClurg

The profession of the writer has its thorns about which
the reader does not dream.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

My profession is called record production.
- Tony Visconti

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

Here in the United States, our profession is much maligned,
people simply don't trust or like journalists anymore and that's sad.
- Christiane Amanpour

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

Politics is not a bad profession.
If you succeed there are many rewards,
if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
- Ronald Reagan

I was in a profession that received a lot of media.
- Darrell Royal

Journalism is a kind of profession, or craft,
or racket, for people who never wanted to grow up and
go out into the real world.
- Harry Reasoner

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

It really is no different in the way that we make records and shoot music videos.
I don't think of the movie as being a great leap out
of my current profession.
- Wayne Coyne

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

But it is a hard, it's a hard profession teaching acting.
- Dabney Coleman

Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
- Will Rogers

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

Incomprehensible jargon is the hallmark of a profession.
- Kingman Brewster, Jr.

Acting is the perfect idiot's profession.
- Katharine Hepburn

We have indeed at the moment little cause for pride:
as a profession we have made a mess of things.
- Friedrich August von Hayek

In any profession, there's a sleazy side and an honorable side.
- Gina Gershon

I am impelled, not to squeak like a grateful and apologetic mouse,
but to roar like a lion out of pride in my profession.
- John Steinbeck

People of genius do not excel in any profession because they work in it,
they work in it because they excel.
- William Hazlitt

Writing is the only profession where no one considers
you ridiculous if you earn no money.
- Jules Renard

Politics, as a practice, whatever its profession,
has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
- Brooks Adams

To know a person's religion we need not listen to his
profession of faith but must find his brand of intolerance.
- Eric Hoffer

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

You spend so much time in your profession it ought
to be something you love.
- John H. Johnson

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

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

What a beautiful art, but what a wretched profession.
- Georges Bizet

If you want a bourgeois existence, you shouldn't be an actor.
You're in the wrong profession.
- Uta Hagen

One cannot escape the harsh fact that as a ministerial profession,
the priesthood has very serious problems.
They are not new.
They did not develop yesterday or last year.
- Andrew Greeley

I think teaching should be an exalted profession,
not a picked-on profession.
- Charles Schumer

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

To depend upon a profession is a less odious form of
slavery than to depend upon a father.
- Virginia Woolf

I don't feel comfortable doing interviews.
My profession is music, and writing songs.
That's what I do.
I like to do it, but I hate to talk about it.
- Van Morrison

To the extent that the judicial profession becomes
the daily routine of deciding cases on the most secure
precedents and the narrowest grounds available,
the judicial mind atrophies and its perspective shrinks.
- Irving R. Kaufman

So I'm in quite the wrong profession obviously.
- Dirk Bogarde

Medicine, the only profession that labors incessantly
to destroy the reason for its existence.
- James Bryce

Flying is the only active profession I would ever continue
with enthusiasm after the War.
- Wilfred Owen

Do not try to push your way through to the front ranks of your profession;
do not run after distinctions and rewards;
but do your utmost to find an entry into the world of beauty.
- Sydney Smith


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