Careers Quotes

Over the years, I have seen too many politicians ruin their careers because they could not accept defeat graciously.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

Suicide is the punctuation mark at the end of many artistic careers

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats. Yet each struggle, each defeat, sharpens your skills and strengths, your courage and your endurance, your ability and your confidence and thus each obstacle is a comrade-in-arms forcing you to become better or quit. Each rebuff is an opportunity to move forward; turn away from them, avoid them, and you throw away your future.

Og Mandino

People who make careers out of helping others -- sometimes at great sacrifice, often not -- usually don't like to hear that those others might get along fine, might even get along better, without their help

John Holt

Champion wrestlers are made by planning their seasons and careers around a framework of 8 building blocks: diet, nutrition, conditioning, technique, weight training, mental preparation, drilling, and natural talent.

Unknown

Many people worry so much about managing their careers, but rarely spend half that much energy managing their LIVES. I want to make my life, not just my job, the best it can be. The rest will work itself out.

Reese Witherspoon

Community colleges play an important role in helping people transition between careers by providing the retooling they need to take on a new career.

Barack Obama

People don't choose their careers; they are engulfed by them.

John Dos Passos

I can tell you that tonight in Des Moines, Iowa, my home town, people all across the city will be putting a hand to their ears and saying "What is that sound?", and it will be the sound of Mr De Vito, my High School Careers Officer, spinning in his grave.

William Cullen Bryant

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

You look for stars. You look for the makeup of artists who can have long lasting careers and who could be headliners.

Clive Davis

Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats. Yet each struggle, each defeat, sharpens your skills and strengths, your courage and your endurance, your ability and your confidence and thus each obstacle is a comrade-in-arms forcing you to become better… or quit. Each rebuff is an opportunity to move forward; turn away from them, avoid them, and you throw away your future.

Og Mandino

Great teamwork is the only way we create the breakthroughs that define our careers.

Pat Riley

We need timeless principles to steer by in running our organizations and building our personal careers. We need high standards . . . the ethics of excellence.

Price Pritchett

Innovators and men of genius have almost always been regarded as fools at the beginning (and very often at the end) of their careers.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The best careers advice to give to the young is "Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.

Katharine Whitehorn

I have always imposed my wishes on the cameraman. Moreover, I have always picked them at the outset of their careers and, to a certain extent, have formed them myself.

Michelangelo Antonioni

There is a saying among those of us who have careers with the Council of Humanity that skiers, cooks, painters, and diplomats must work with what is in front of them.

John Barnes

Modernity promised that all human beings would be treated equally. Women took that promise seriously and rebelled against the old order. Women, now liberated and with equal careers, nevertheless find they still desire to have children, but have no basis for claiming that men should assume a responsibility for them. So nature weighs more heavily on women. In the old order they were subordinated and dependent on men; in the new order they are isolated, needing men, but not able to count on them.

Allan David Bloom

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