Quotation Explorer - 'Vocation'

Unless a man enters upon the vocation intended for him by nature, and best suited to his peculiar genius, he cannot succeed. - P.T. Barnum
Every disability conceals a vocation, if only we can find it, which will 'turn the necessity to glorious gain. - C.S. Lewis
Indifference destroys vocation unlike any other intangible force, for the reason that it shakes the very core of our motivation for doing what we do. - Joyce Rachelle
The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves. - Logan Pearsall Smith
When you have once seen the glow of happiness on the face of a beloved person, you know that a man can have no vocation but to awaken that light on the faces surrounding him. In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. - Albert Camus
Lying is a thriving vocation. - Susanna Centlivre
I think there are writers who take a quieter approach to their work one that is just about respectfully showing up for your vocation day after day, steadily doing your best, and letting go of the results. Not going to war against anyone else, or against their talents, or against themselves. - Elizabeth Gilbert
If you want to impress someone, simply make up a vocation and preface it with the words molecular or theoretical (as in molecular biologist or theoretical physicist). After you do this no one will question the veracity of anything you say—whether it is related to your putative vocation or not. - Clifford Cohen
I've got to tell you that my vocation, my true calling, is serving others. Medicine is my avocation; it's part of how I answer my calling, but it's not all of it. I minister to bodies, but I also minister to hearts and souls. - Doc, Finding Normal
It is the vocation of the Christian in every generation to out-think all opposition. - Elton Trueblood
This has been my vocation to make music of what remains. - Itzhak Perlman
One of the greatest disconnects for this generation is how life and work fit together. There is a need to talk about purpose in life, vocation, and calling. We need to provide a stronger theology of work to help them make integrated connections to their daily lives. - David Kinnaman
Military service is not just a vocation. It is a way of life, an attitude that you carry in your heart even after you are discharged. - Carlos Wallace
Cruelty and fear shake hands together. An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence. - Honoré de Balzac
Love is the only answer to every question. It is the only thing that will serve you in every situation. It is the route and the destination. It is medication, liberation and should be at the heart of and expression of your vocation. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
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