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I think teaching should be an exalted profession, not a picked-on profession.
To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.
To become an able and successful man in any profession, three things are necessary, nature, study and practice.
Henry Ward Beecher
Many novice real estate investors soon quit the profession and invest in a well-diversified portfolio of bonds. That's because, when you invest in real estate, you often see a side of humanity that stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and saving money shelter you from.
It's part of a writer's profession, as it's part of a spy's profession, to prey on the community to which he's attached, to take away information - often in secret - and to translate that into intelligence for his masters, whether it's his readership or his spy masters. And I think that both professions are perhaps rather lonely.
John le Carre
What is a master but a master student? And if that's true, then there's a responsibility on you to keep getting better and to explore avenues of your profession.
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
I know no man who feels deeper disgust than I do at the ambition, avarice, and profligacy of the priesthood, as well because every one of these vices is odious in itself, as because each of them separately and all of them together are utterly abhorrent in men making profession of a life dedicated to God.
Poetry isn't a profession, it's a way of life. It's an empty basket; you put your life into it and make something out of that.
There's no way to approach anything in an objective way. We're completely subjective; our view of the world is completely controlled by who we are as human beings, as men or women, by our age, our history, our profession, by the state of the world.
Management is the opportunity to help people become better people. Practiced that way, it's a magnificent profession.
Nobody likes to be found out, not even one who has made ruthless confession a part of his profession. Any autobiographer, therefore, at least between the lines, spars with his reader and potential judge.
Teaching has always been, for me, linked to issues of social justice. I've never considered it a neutral or passive profession.
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.
I like to say magic is the world's second oldest profession, a mystical and often awe-inspiring spectacle that, throughout the ages, has blended superstition, trickery and religion.
It's not communism, it's shouldn't be that everybody gets a try no matter how good or bad they are. It's our profession and our art, so we should eventually strive to be working with the best people.
Being a conductor is kind of a hybrid profession because most fundamentally, it is being someone who is a coach, a trainer, an editor, a director.
Michael Tilson Thomas
I think becoming an actor because it's a ridiculously insecure profession to go into. I feel very comfortable but very lucky. I think any time that you imagine that it's plain sailing for hereon in, then you're kidding yourself.
Politics I supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
Every person who has mastered a profession is a skeptic concerning it.
George Bernard Shaw
Acting is the perfect idiot's profession.
It's a business you go into because your an egocentric. It's a very embarrassing profession.
The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.
James A. Baldwin
Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and, in its true sense, a noble one.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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