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Vocation Quotes

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It is not more vacation we need -
it is more vocation.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Related topics: Motivational

The secret of success is making your vocation your vacation.
- Mark Twain

Many people mistake our work for our vocation.
Our vocation is the love of Jesus.
- Mother Teresa

Sweetest Lord, make me appreciative
of the dignity of my high vocation,
and its many responsibilities.
Never permit me to disgrace it by giving way
to coldness, unkindness, or impatience.
- Mother Teresa

 

I began to ration my writing, for fear I would dream
through life as my father had done.
I was afraid I had inherited a poisoned gene from him,
a vocation without a gift.
- Mavis Gallant

I've always felt that if one was going to take seriously
this vocation as an artist,
you have to get beyond that decorative facade.
- Anish Kapoor

There are not a few among the disciples of charity who require,
in their vocation, scarcely less excitement than the
votaries of pleasure in theirs.
- Charles Dickens

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My first vocation was dance.
- Victoria Abril

My vocation is more in composition really than anything else -
building up harmonies using the guitar,
orchestrating the guitar like an army,
a guitar army.
- Jimmy Page

Those who join the Carmelite Order are not lost to
their near and dear ones,
but have been won for them, because it is our vocation
to intercede to God for everyone.
- Edith Stein

Re-telling the Christian story is the essence of my vocation.
That has been going on since the Evangelists in one form or another.
- Anne Rice

The lawyer has not reached the height of his vocation
who does not find therein...
scope for a peculiar but genuine artistic function.
- Frederick Pollock

I doubt that the Lord cares much which honorable vocation you choose.
But He does care if you love one another and serve one another.
- Russell M. Nelson

The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart.
- George Sand

Waiting is the great vocation of the dispossessed.
- Mary Gordon

The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves.
- Logan P. Smith

Politics is my hobby.
Smut is my vocation.
- Larry Flynt

The fact of the matter is that the most unexpected
and miraculous thing in my life was the arrival in it of poetry itself -
as a vocation and an elevation almost.
- Seamus Heaney

The least one can say of power is that a vocation for it is suspicious.
- Jean Rostand

My ultimate vocation in life is to be an irritant.
- Elvis Costello

Writing is not a profession but a vocation of unhappiness.
- Georges Simenon

The demand for equal rights in every vocation of life is just and fair;
but,
after all, the most vital right is the right to love and be loved.
- Emma Goldman

An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.
- Honore de Balzac

Dostoevski was on to something.
You are the path you choose.
You are what your vocation is.
- Giovanni Ribisi

A society in which vocation and job are separated for
most people gradually creates an economy that is often devoid of spirit,
one that frequently fills our pocketbooks at the cost of emptying our souls.
- Sam Keen

My intention to lecture is as vague as my intention is to go on the stage.
I will never consider an offer to lecture,
not because I despise the vocation, but because I have
no desire to appear on the public rostrum.
- Mary MacLane

I'm convinced that the man who has learned to meditate
upon the Lord will be able to run on his feet and walk in his spirit.
Although he may be hurried by his vocation,
that's not the issue.
The issue is how fast his spirit is going.
To slow it down takes a period of time.
- Charles Stanley

The sportsman knows that a sport is a recreation,
a game, an amusement and a pastime, but his eyes are fixed on a higher goal,
on the most important thing in his life,
which is his education or his vocation.
- Avery Brundage

Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life;
everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment.
Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated,
thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
- Viktor E. Frankl

I really feel like the first day I went to drama school and I went up on stage,
that I found my vocation.
It's kind of a cliched thing to say but I really feel
like it was what I was meant to do.
- Diane Kruger

I did a little theatre work after that and the following
year I got another part in a television series.
Then it was almost to the end of the year before I got more work.
That was coming to terms with the reality of the vocation I had chosen.
- Karl Urban

There are many experiments and a great deal of research
that can be performed on the station that make a difference
in our lives and we are committed to supporting this important vocation.
- Marc Garneau

You must realize that honorary degrees are given generally
to people whose SAT scores were too low to get them
into schools the regular way.
As a matter of fact, it was my SAT scores that led
me into my present vocation in life,
comedy.
- Neil Simon

Vocations which we wanted to pursue,
but didn't,
bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence.
- Honore de Balzac

At different times I taught humanities,
social sciences and pre-vocational education.
- Estelle Morris

Vocational education programs have made a real difference
in the lives of countless young people nationwide;
they build self-confidence and leadership skills by
allowing students to utilize their unique gifts and talents.
- Conrad Burns

Can a woman become a genius of the first class? Nobody
can know unless women in general shall have equal opportunity with men in education,
in vocational choice, and in social welcome of their
best intellectual work for a number of generations.
- Anna Garlin Spencer

We're not a vocational school.
If someone wants to get a high-paying job,
I would hope that there are easier ways to do it than
working through a formal computer science curriculum.
- Philip Greenspun

With nearly all students leaving public high school
having taken some vocational education,
this bill continues to provide communities with the
funding necessary to give students an edge on career training.
- John M. McHugh

Studies have shown that inmate participation in education,
vocational and job training, prison work skills development,
drug abuse, mental health and other treatment programs,
all reduce recidivism, significantly.
- Bobby Scott

Where Joe was more vocal and emotional whereas Chuck was very reserved.
But, both of them executed great strategy and both
of them demanded a lot of their players.
- Franco Harris

The most effective instruments do have a vocal quality.
- Robert Wyatt

My vocal style I haven't tried to copy from anyone.
It just developed until it became the girlish whine it is today.
- Robert Plant

There's a whole set of values, spawned by the vocal
and highly visible Republicans,
that appeal to the worst in people.
Our society is moving in that direction.
- Major Owens

These kids today, everything is about hitting a vocal home run.
- Frankie Avalon

We figured you could download live shows for days,
so we decided to go for a cream-of-the-crop approach,
but not just take the best vocal or the best performances.
- Ben Harper

I felt I never needed to fight for a more prominent
songwriting and increased vocal role with the Cars.
- Benjamin Orr

I do a lot of vocal hygiene.
- Lesley Garrett

There were a whole lot, I bought every blues record I could find,
it wasn't just one or two people.
My vocal influences were Ray Charles and Bobby Blue Bland.
- Johnny Winter

If I feel strongly, I say it.
I know I can do more good by being vocal than by staying quiet.
I'd have a whole lot more money if I lied,
but I wouldn't enjoy spending it.
- Martina Navratilova

The development of new instrumental and vocal idioms
has been one of the remarkable phenomena of recent music.
- George Crumb

As you know, there are certain languages that lend
themselves very easily to vocal use.
- Neville Marriner

About 10 years ago, I took some vocal lessons.
I'll bet that helped.
I got a tape of exercises that the girl gave me,
which I don't do anymore, but they were good.
And I don't smoke.
- Dan Hicks

The more one listens to ordinary conversations the
more apparent it becomes that the reasoning faculties
of the brain take little part in the direction of the vocal organs.
- Edgar Rice Burroghs

Only a knowledgeable, empowered and vocal citizenry
can perform well in democracy.
- David Brin

Relations between black and white would be greatly
improved if we were more accepting of our fears and
our feelings and more vocal about it.
- Sarah Silverman

My vocal ability is very limited, but I'm fortunate
in that I can write the songs around my vocal limitations.
- Glenn Tipton

When I was on the air a lot my throat and vocal chords got tired.
If you don't vary your tones you can't get pretty tired of your own voice.
- Alan Ladd

I was very young at the time, and I mainly appreciated their vocal qualities,
even though I was already living as they did -
as black performers in a white world.
- Bobby Short

It is simple nonsense to speak of the fixed tempo of
any particular vocal phrase.
Each voice has its peculiarities.
- Anton Seidl

And I've had vocal training on and off for years.
- Julia Barr

But when you get to a song, not only do you have to do a vocal melody,
you have to write words and not be redundant and make
some semblance of a story.
- Glenn Danzig

I don't dictate the solos and I don't dictate the vocal harmonies.
- Dan Hicks

For my part, if I consider poetry as an object,
I maintain that it is born of the necessity of adding
a vocal sound (speech) to the hammering of the first tribal music.
- Eugenio Montale

If I had my choice, I'd pick a song that tells a story every time.
There is a great deal of pleasure in doing the vocal
on a number that you can put feeling into.
- Vaughn Monroe

I never took any vocal training.
- Marvin Hamlisch

Even if I don't have the money to take vocal lessons,
I'll practice in the house by myself singing out loud.
- Christina Milian

Vocal study before age 20 is likely to be injurious,
though some survive it in the hands of very careful
and understanding teachers.
- Alma Gluck

Puffy produced four of the tracks on the album.
Those are the four songs that are collaborations between Puffy and me.
And he gives me my space to work even when we work together,
like with my producer and my vocal coach.
- Jennifer Lopez

In the Muslim world, there are many people who have
been vocal and we have been very vocal against extremists.
But how to win this battle is an ongoing battle.
And we must continue to wage the battle for peace.
- Feisal Abdul Rauf

I keep these songs in my head until I get behind the microphone.
I never spend more than 30 or 40 minutes singing the
vocal or it will sound mechanical.
There are always mistakes, but it's about feeling more than being perfect.
- Brian McKnight


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