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If you feel uncomfortable on stage, you can very easily descend into a sort of abyss, convinced you're the worst actor ever, that you're a disgrace to the profession, that you're a disgrace to yourself. It's an awful feeling.
My mom often tells me to get married, but she gets it now that I don't want to. Like any other mom, she is worried, but she also understands the demands of my profession. I am blessed to have a family like this.
Acting is a nice childish profession - pretending you're someone else and, at the same time, selling yourself.
There is something about giving everything to your profession. In Italian, an obsession is not necessarily negative. It's the art of putting all your energy into one thing; it's the art of transforming even what you eat for lunch into architecture.
My own dreams fortunately came true in this great state. I became Mr. Universe; I became a successful businessman. And even though some people say I still speak with a slight accent, I have reached the top of the acting profession.
The courage of a soldier is heightened by his knowledge of his profession.
Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus
I don't know anybody who said, 'I love that teacher, he or she gave a really good homework set,' or 'Boy, that was the best class I ever took because those exams were awesome.' That's not what people want to talk about. It's not what influences people in one profession or another.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
In any profession it gets to be a grind.
Singing is my profession - there is no plan B.
I think I started out just loving the attention. But that's changed into a real love and passion for my profession. Acting has never lost that challenge and excitement for me.
Do not try to push your way through to the front ranks of your profession; do not run after distinctions and rewards; but do your utmost to find an entry into the world of beauty.
I think teaching should be an exalted profession, not a picked-on profession.
Law is a very addictive profession.
I'm lucky to be in a profession where you can keep getting better.
My mother and my father were teachers. My grandmother and my grandfather were teachers. This is something I really know about. Even when I was a kid, it was a profession my father couldn't stay in, because he couldn't make enough money.
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.
You might not think that programmers are artists, but programming is an extremely creative profession. It's logic-based creativity.
But quality of work can be expected only through personal satisfaction, dedication and enjoyment. In our profession, precision and perfection are not a dispensible luxury, but a simple necessity.
Management is the opportunity to help people become better people. Practiced that way, it's a magnificent profession.
Against the State, against the Church, against the silence of the medical profession, against the whole machinery of dead institutions of the past, the woman of today arises.
Architecture has always been a very idealistic profession. It's about making the world a better place, and it works over the generations because people go on vacation and they look for it.
If you want a bourgeois existence, you shouldn't be an actor. You're in the wrong profession.
Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and, in its true sense, a noble one.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession.
W. H. Auden
To be a poet is a condition rather than a profession.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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