Quotation Explorer - 'Profession'

Photography, fortunately, to me has not only been a profession but also a contact between people - to understand human nature and record, if possible, the best in each individual. - Nickolas Muray
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
Do not hover always on the surface of things, nor take up suddenly, with mere appearances; but penetrate into the depth of matters, as far as your time and circumstances allow, especially in those things which relate to your profession.
To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature, study and practice. - Henry Ward Beecher
In so far as virus-makers have any discernible motive, they presumably feel vaguely anarchistic. I appeal to them: do you really want to pave the way for a new fat-cat profession ['software-doctors']? If not, stop playing at silly memes, and put your modest programming talents to better use.
As a people we practiced excess. Excess in everything - pleasure, gaudy display, endless toil, and death. Vagrant children slept in the alleys. Ragpicking was a profession. A conspicuously self-satisfied class of new wealth and weak intellect was all aglitter in a setting of mass misery. - E.L. Doctrow
I am in a profession that has succeeded because of its ability to fix. If your problem is fixable, we know just what to do. But if it’s not? The fact that we have had no adequate answers to this question is troubling and has caused callousness, inhumanity, and extraordinary suffering. - Atul Gawande
Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go much further than people with vastly superior talent. - Sophia Loren
Let's get one thing clear, there may be few or many successful people in your profession, but there is going to be only one hero in that profession. - Amit Kalantri
Writing- the profession in which you stare at a computer screen, stare out the window, type a few words, then curse repeatedly. - Drew Goodman
Teaching is a Creative profession, it is our duty as School Leaders and Education Influencers to offer the right climate to foster innovation and support Innovative Teaching practices within our schools, and that's what will make our students succeed in the 21st century - Samer Chidiac
There is a saying in the medical profession 'Inside everytablet is a little bit of poison'. Avoid medications if you can. - Steven Magee
Most doctors are prisoners of their education and shackled by their profession. - Richard Diaz
A doctor must work eighteen hours a day and seven days a week. If you cannot console yourself to this, get out of the profession. - Martin H. Fischer
You may possibly become rich by just caring about yourself and what you want to gain from your profession and your life but you cannot possibly enrich the lives of everyone you meet that way. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Don't judge people by their profession, otherwise you'll end up with more enemies than friends. - Abhijit Naskar
People make interesting assumptions about the profession. The writer is a mysterious figure, wandering lonely as a cloud, fired by inspiration, or perhaps a cocktail or two. - Sara Sheridan
Teaching is not only a profession, but it a is a purpose of a great life. - Debasish Mridha
Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money. - Jules Renard
To let the gospel of Jesus shape how we work means to heed the influence of both the psychological idols within our hearts as well as the sociological idols in our culture and profession. - Timothy J. Keller
I think the teaching profession contributes more to the future of our society than any other single profession. - John Wooden
A profession is the backbone of life. - Friedrich Nietzsche
To be a poet is a condition, not a profession. - Robert Frost
It is most difficult, in my mind, to separate any success, whether it bein your profession, your family, or as in my case, in basketball, fromreligion. - John Wooden
Farming is a profession of hope - Brian Brett
Society has arisen out of the works of peace; the essence of society is peacemaking. Peace and not war is the father of all things. Only economic action has created the wealth around us; labor, not the profession of arms, brings happiness. Peace builds, war destroys. - Ludwig von Mises
Sales professional is a profession deals with people, it's a people business not a selling job. - Sivaprakash Sidhu
The way the early Protestants taught on the other hand is that everybody is a full time minister in their various places of work. They went to the extent of saying, your job, profession, occupation is your calling - Sunday Adelaja
Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Through their teachings they dignify even the most mundane professions. According to them any profession or work that adds to the common good of man must be respected and it is dignified - Sunday Adelaja
Be studious in your profession, and you will be learned. Be industrious and frugal, and you will be rich. Be sober and temperate, and you will be healthy. Be in general virtuous, and you will be happy. At least you will, by such conduct, stand the be. - Benjamin Franklin
Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first. - Ronald Reagan
My main reason for adopting literature as a profession was that, as the author is never seen by his clients, he need not dress respectably. - George Bernard Shaw
Men of genius do not excel in any profession because they labor in it, but they labor in it because they excel. - William Hazlitt
[I]n any profession the highest order of work is achieved, not by fussy empirical demands for 'something to be done,' but by patient study of the eternal laws. - Henry Whitehead
HYPOCRITE, n. One who, profession virtues that he does not respect secures the advantage of seeming to be what he depises. - Ambrose Bierce
Our specific profession serves a sacred purpose. - Lailah Gifty Akita
...first thing is that I love you. And the second thing is that as much as I honor your former profession, I don’t think your geese care much for your betrothed and I hope they hadn’t any plans on sharing our bed. - Shannon Hale
War is a profession by which a man cannot live honorably; an employment by which the soldier, if he would reap any profit, is obliged to be false, rapacious, and cruel. - Niccolo Machiavelli
Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children. - Dan Quayle
HOMOEOPATHIST, n. The humorist of the medical profession. - Ambrose Bierce
The price one pays for pursuing any profession or calling is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side. - James Baldwin
Until you take your profession as passion, each and every activity looks as a headache - Vignesh Sv
To know a person's religion we need not listen to his profession of faith but must find his brand of intolerance. - Eric Hoffer
Writing is not a profession, occupation or job; it is not a way of life: it is a comprehensive response to life. - Gregory McDonald
Children should not be taught to get a job or pursue a profession. Children should be taught to discover their passion and with it define their mission. - Tarryn Tomlinson
We have not lost faith, but we have transferred it from God to the medical profession. - George Bernard Shaw
Who hateth me but for my happiness? Or who is honour'd now but for his wealth? Rather had I, a Jew, be hated thus, Than pitied in a Christian poverty; For I can see no fruits in all their faith, But malice, falsehood, and excessive pride, Which methinks fits not their profession. - Christopher Marlowe
When passion blends with profession it turns into a masterpiece... - Ramana Pemmaraju
Writing is something you do alone. Its a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don't want to make eye contact while doing it."[Thoughts from Places: The Tour, Nerdfighteria Wiki, January 17, 2012] - John Green
Prostitution is not a profession, it is the result of sexism and gender oppression. - Nocturnus Libertus
The grandeur of a profession is...above all, uniting men: there is only one true luxury, that of human relationships. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Magic is the only honest profession. A magician promises to deceive you and he does. - Karl Germain
We writers are a crazy group. I can't think of any other profession where the actual work is deep within, uncomfortable, and wanting out. - C.J. Heck
Every industrious man, in every lawful calling, is a useful man. And one principal reason why men are so often useless is that they neglect their own profession or calling, and divide and shift their attention among a multiplicity of objects and pursuits. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Politics should be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage. - Lucille Ball
The legal profession is notorious for complicating the simples of things. - Sarah M. Eden
There has to be a way to redirect employee's driving ambition and to channel it more productively. There is. Create heroes in every role. Make every role, performed at excellence, a respected profession. - Marcus Buckingham
It must be remembered that the forty hour work week until age sixty five was designed by governments and corporations and not the medical profession. - Steven Magee
There is no nobler profession, nor no greater calling, than to be among those unheralded many who gave and give their lives to the preservation of human knowledge, passed with commitment and care from one generation to the next. - Laurence Overmire
The financial value put on the job of the writer and the misconceptions around that make it extremely difficult to enter the profession. - Sara Sheridan
Writing is a profession that has no real career structure and your best advice when you hit a difficulty is probably going to come from another writer one or two rungs on the career ladder ahead of you. - Sara Sheridan
The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time in order to save it
It is clear that thought is not free if the profession of certain options makes it impossible to earn a living. - Bertrand Russell
Electricity should not be banned, it just needs much better government regulation and understanding by the medical profession of the full range of toxicity that it presents to the human. - Steven Magee
Parentage is a very important profession, but no test of fitness for it is ever imposed in the interest of the children. - George Bernard Shaw
As a people we practiced excess. Excess in everything - pleasure, gaud display, endless toil, and death. Vagrant children slept in the alleys. Ragpicking was a profession. A conspicuously self-satisfied class of new wealth and weak intellect was all aglitter in a setting of mass misery. - E.L. Doctrow
Writers are, as a profession, nothing if not eccentric. - Sara Sheridan
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