Occupation Quotes

Beware of a misfit occupation. . . . Consider carefully your natural bent, whether for business or a profession.

Marshall Field

Literature is an occupation in which you have to keep proving your talent to people who have none.

Jules Renard

When occupations come to us we must accept them; when things come to us we must understand them from the ground up.

Lu Yen

Business more than any other occupation is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.

Henry R. Luce

It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquillity and occupation which give happiness.

Thomas Jefferson

The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious occupation of manhood.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Monotony is the law of nature. Look at the monotonous manner in which the sun rises. The monotony of necessary occupation is exhilarating and life giving.

Mahatma Gandhi

Writing books is certainly a most unpleasant occupation. It is lonesome, unsanitary, and maddening. Many authors go crazy.

H. L. Mencken

By rights, is a lonely and introspective occupation, for nobody can describe a fool to the life without much patient self-inspection.

Frank Moore Colby

By rights, satire is a lonely and introspective occupation, for nobody can describe a fool to the life without much patient self-inspection.

Frank Moore Colby

Occupation is the scythe of time.

Napoleon

My mother has always been unhappy with what I do. She would rather I do something nicer, like be a bricklayer.

Jagger, Mick

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Updated On : July 20, 2008
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