Quotes of Career

“ Very few of the great leaders ever get through their careers without failing, sometimes dramatically. ”

- Philip Crosby

“ Writing is not a profession, but a vocation of unhappiness. ”

- Georges Simenon

“ If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them. ”

- Unknown

“ Community colleges play an important role in helping people transition between careers by providing the retooling they need to take on a new career. ”

- Barack Obama

“ I don't believe that the public knows what it wants; this is the conclusion that I have drawn from my career. ”

- Charlie Chaplin

“ There are so many women on the floor of Congress, it looks like a mall. ”

- Henry Hyde

“ Analyzing what you haven't got as well as what you have is a necessary ingredient of a career. ”

- Grace Moore

“ Education can lift individuals out of poverty and into rewarding careers. ”

- Christine Gregoire

“ I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career. ”

- Gloria Steinem

“ I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it. ”

- Lou Holtz

“ If I had my career over again? Maybe I'd say to myself, speed it up a little. ”

- James Stewart

“ People don't choose their careers; they are engulfed by them. ”

- John Dos Passos

“ Being around people like Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Dionne Warwick and Roberta Flack...had a great impact on me as a singer, as a performer, as a musician. ”

- Whitney Houston

“ The best career advice given to the young … is "Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.". ”

- Katharine Whitehorn

“ The secret of long life is double careers. One to about age sixty, then another for the next thirty years. ”

- David Ogilvy

“ Women want men, careers, money, children, friends, luxury, comfort, independence, freedom, respect, love, and a three-dollar pantyhose that won't run. ”

- Phyllis Diller

“ The career of a writer is comparable to that of a woman of easy virtue. You write first for pleasure, later for the pleasure of others and finally for money. ”

- Marcel Achard

“ I hope to be around past the 90's. I don't want to just be categorized as one of this era. My goal is to have a career that stands. ”

- Mariah Carey

“ But unlike other careers where you have to be away all the time, we're with our children. ”

- Sarah Brown

“ My career should adapt to me. Fame is like a VIP pass wherever you want to go. ”

- Leonardo DiCaprio

“ She started laughing at me. She said lobbyists have whole careers and never pass anything and, do you know how hard it is to get something like this done? That's when I started feeling the pressure. ”

- Andrea Newman

“ Think not of yourself as the architect of your career but as the sculptor. Expect to have to do a lot of hard hammering and chiselingand scraping and polishing. ”

- B. C. Forbes

“ I want a big career, a big man, and a big life. You have to think big - that's the only way to get it… I just couldn't stand being anonymous. ”

- Mia Farrow

“ This team knows the market,... We've been in this market all our careers. We know a lot of people. ”

- David Harris

“ To come through these situations is very important because Davis Cup can make or break guys' careers in a lot of ways. ”

- Lleyton Hewitt

“ Good actors I've worked with all started out making faces in a mirror, and you keep making faces all your life. ”

- Bette Davis

“ Your relationship with an agent has got to be mutually beneficial. If you can't help their careers, then they're not going to be interested. ”

- David Steinberg

“ If it wasn't for baseball, I'd be in either the penitentiary or the cemetery. ”

- Babe Ruth

“ I had a calling to become what I became - I was created to do this. ”

- La Monte Young

“ If you get to be thirty-five and your job still involves wearing a name tag, you've probably made a serious vocational error. ”

- Dennis Miller
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