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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.
Music isn't only a profession.
Flying is the only active profession I would ever continue with enthusiasm after the War.
But to the fighting soldier that phase of the war is behind. It was left behind after his first battle. His blood is up. He is fighting for his life, and killing now for him is as much a profession as writing is for me.
The knights of the theater represented to me not only the pinnacle of the profession but the esteem in which the profession was held. To find myself, to my astonishment, in that company is the grandest thing that has professionally happened to me.
Call it Camelot's revenge: the class of court scribes who made it their profession to uphold a make-believe version of America free of conflict and ruled by noble men helped Nixon get away with it for so long - because, after all, America was ruled by noble men.
One needs to constantly read up, practice and work, irrespective of your profession. If I feel as an actor that I know everything, then how will I to grow? How will I improve? I'll be stuck in a rut, and eventually I'll grow complacent.
I'm a capitalist by conviction and profession. I believe the best economic system is one that rewards entrepreneurship and risk-taking, maximizes customer choice, uses markets to allocate scarce resources and minimizes the regulatory burden on business.
Stand-up comedy is a raunchy profession.
Acting's an odd profession for a young person; it's so extreme. You work, and the conditions are tough and the process is so immersive, and then it stops, and then there's nothing. So you have to find ways of making you feel productive when you're not actually producing anything. For a young person, that's really challenging.
I used to tell the players that professional football is a part-time profession. I used to tell them it gets you ready for your life's work.
I never thought of politics as a profession.
Nobody should be anything, but because I once had a different profession and I'm interested in writing, I took it upon me.
It's not like I didn't do anything for 10 years and chose a new profession. I've been on the ice a lot. I'm not an outsider.
The biggest barrier we've seen to student progress is this: School policies and practices often prevent good teachers from doing great work and even dissuade some talented Americans from entering the profession. This needs to change.
The cool thing about my profession is that I can do it until the day I die.
Candace Cameron Bure
Architecture is not a profession for the faint-hearted, the weak-willed, or the short-lived.
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.
People who call themselves actors and can't ever get work; they do need to get another profession.
For so many years fashion was shrouded in mystery, this glamorous profession that people knew very little about, they thought it was so glamorous. It now has become so available, with the Internet, with shops like H&M and Target that do designer collaborations, so it's more available to everyone and that's created more interest.
Writing is not a genteel profession; it's quite nasty and tough and kind of dirty.
Acting is not the noblest profession in the world, but there are things lower than acting. Not many, mind you - but politicians give you something to look down on from time to time.
It might seem paradoxical given my profession, but I'm not someone who likes to be in the limelight.
Publishing is a business, but journalism never was and is not essentially a business. Nor is it a profession.
Henry R. Luce
Politics is the most corrupt profession on Earth, no matter where you are.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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