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No matter what I try to do or explore, my Kirov training, my expertise, and my background call me to return to dancing after all, because that's my real vocation, and I have to serve it.
The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves.
Logan Pearsall Smith
I doubt that the Lord cares much which honorable vocation you choose. But He does care if you love one another and serve one another.
Russell M. Nelson
Politics is my hobby. Smut is my vocation.
When our purpose is external, we may never find it. If we tie our purpose or meaning to our vocation, goal or an activity, we're more than likely setting ourselves up for suffering down the line.
The sportsman knows that a sport is a recreation, a game, an amusement and a pastime, but his eyes are fixed on a higher goal, on the most important thing in his life, which is his education or his vocation.
I became a soldier, not because I had a military vocation initially, but because it was the only way that that young, poor-class child from the provinces could go to the center of the country: through baseball, which was my dream.
Gradually I find that my whole soul is merging itself into this business of writing, and especially of writing poetry. I am going to try it; and am going to test, in the most rigid way I know, the awful question whether it is my vocation.
My ultimate vocation in life is to be an irritant.
A married vicar is likely to regard his vocation as a job - a tough and ill-paid one, to be sure - but a priest is seen as a pillar of the community, answerable only to his parishioners and his God, rather than to a wife and children.
One needs more than ambition and talent to make a success of anything, really. There must be love and a vocation.
The thing with me is, if I wake up one morning and I'm not happy working as an actress, I'll stop. It's not something I have to do. It's not a vocation.
Writing is not a profession but a vocation of unhappiness.
Whatever vocation you decide on, track down the best people in the world at doing it and surround yourself with them.
Waiting is the great vocation of the dispossessed.
Dostoevski was on to something. You are the path you choose. You are what your vocation is.
Music is more of a hobby to me than my hobbies, if that makes sense. I love music; my dad and brother were very musical, and music just happens to be one of my hobbies that became my vocation.
The only condition of fighting for the right to create is faith in your own vocation, readiness to serve, and refusal to compromise.
I feel about romance the same way I do about a vocation; it's a calling.
Peacemaking is a full-time vocation that includes each member of God's people.
It's sort of good to see your vocation as a daily task and have fairly modest expectations for financial or reward in other coin - glory, love, whatever.
But I love to entertain. My vocation is to accrue all these experiences, to write about them, to get them out of my system, to not get sick, and then to share them publicly.
Food was always important in my family, but I didn't think of it as a vocation until a later point in life.
I'd always felt very strongly in the power of vocation.
Those who join the Carmelite Order are not lost to their near and dear ones, but have been won for them, because it is our vocation to intercede to God for everyone.
John F. Kennedy
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