Career Quotes

I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it.

Lou Holtz

He knows nothing and thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.

George Bernard Shaw

It's not what you achieve, it's what you overcome. That's what defines your career.

Carlton Fisk

THE BEST career advice given to the young is: ?Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.?

Katherine Whitehorn

Think not of yourself as the architect of your career but as the sculptor. Expect to have to do a lot of hard hammering and chiselingand scraping and polishing.

BC Forbes

They who once engage in iniquitous designs miserably deceive themselves when they think that they will go so far and no farther; one fault begets another, one crime renders another necessary; and thus they are impelled continually downward into a depth of guilt, which at the commencement of their career they would have died rather than have incurred.

Robert Southey

If women must submit to abortion to preserve their lifestyle or career, their economic or social status they are pandering to a system devised and run by men for male convenience.

Daphne deJong

A born writer is born scrofulous; his career is an accident dictated by physical or circumstantial disabilities.

Dylan Thomas

A political career brings out the basest qualities in human nature.

James Bryce

A good manager is a man who isn't worried about his own career but rather the careers of those who work for him.

H S M Burns

A career is born in public - talent in privacy.

Marilyn Monroe

Whatever career you may choose for yourself - doctor, lawyer, teacher - let me propose an avocation to be pursued along with it. Become a dedicated fighter for civil rights. Make it a central part of your life. It will make you a better doctor, a better lawyer, a better teacher. It will enrich your spirit as nothing else possibly can. It will give you that rare sense of nobility that can only spring from love and selflessly helping your fellow man. Make a career of humanity. Commit yourself to the noble struggle for human rights. You will make a greater person of yourself, a greater nation of your country and a finer world to live in.

Martin Luther King Jr

The profession of a prostitute is the only career in which the maximum income is paid to the newest apprentice. It is the one calling in which at the beginning the only exertion is that of self-indulgence; all the prizes are at the commencement. It is the ever-new embodiment of the old fable of the sale of the soul to the Devil. The tempter offers wealth, comfort, excitement, but in return the victim must sell her soul, nor does the other party forget to exact his due to the uttermost farthing.

William Booth

Communication--the human connection--is the key to personal and career success.

Paul J. Meyer

Poverty is a career for lot's of well paid people

Ronald Reagan

I'm not really a career person. I'm a gardener, basically

George Harrison

I haven't strength of mind not to need a career.

Ruth Benedict

The word career is a divisive word. It's a word that divides the normal life from business or professional life.

Grace Paley

Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people with whom you come in contact every day...

Orison Swett Marden

For many people a job is more than an income – it's an important part of who we are. So a career transition of any sort is one of the most unsettling experiences you can face in your life.

Paul Clitheroe

To find a career to which you are adapted by nature, and then to work hard at it, is about as near to a formula for success and happiness as the world provides. One of the fortunate aspects of this formula is that, granted the right career has been found, the hard work takes care of itself. Then hard work is not hard work at all.

Mark Sullivan

My advice to any young person at the beginning of their career is to try to look for the mere outlines of big things with their fresh, untrained, and unprejudiced mind.

Hans Selye

The career of a writer is comparable to that of a woman of easy virtue. You write first for pleasure, later for the pleasure of others and finally for money.

Marcel Achard

Nobody ever asks a father how he manages to combine marriage and a career

Sam Ewing
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