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My Vocation is my Vacation. I love what I do.
Politics is my hobby. Smut is my vocation.
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
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.
Promoting dependency is the Democratic Party's vocation. It knows that almost all entitlements are forever, and those that are not - e.g., the lifetime eligibility for welfare, repealed in 1996 - are not for the middle class.
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.
Waiting is the great vocation of the dispossessed.
My ultimate vocation in life is to be an irritant.
War is wrong. Conscription for war is inconsistent with freedom of conscience, which is not merely the right to believe but to act on the degree of truth that one receives, to follow a vocation which is God-inspired and God-directed.
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.
I've always felt that if one was going to take seriously this vocation as an artist, you have to get beyond that decorative facade.
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.
You must realize that honorary degrees are given generally to people whose SAT scores were too low to get them into schools the regular way. As a matter of fact, it was my SAT scores that led me into my present vocation in life, comedy.
Writing is not a profession but a vocation of unhappiness.
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.
Don't romanticise your 'vocation.' You can either write good sentences or you can't. There is no 'writer's lifestyle.' All that matters is what you leave on the page.
I always tell my kids make your vocation your vacation.
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.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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