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To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.
- Robert Frost

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To the extent that the judicial profession becomes
the daily routine of deciding cases on the most secure
precedents and the narrowest grounds available,
the judicial mind atrophies and its perspective shrinks.
- Irving R. Kaufman

I come from a profession which has suffered greatly
because of the lack of civility.
Lawyers treat each other poorly and it has come home to haunt them.
The public will not tolerate a lack of civility.
- James E. Rogers

When you become famous, being famous becomes your profession.
- James Carville

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The best augury of a man's success in his profession
is that he thinks it the finest in the world.
- George Eliot

I'm always conscious of the fact that I am part of
a profession that is 80% permanently unemployed.
So, to be working in any sense is to be privileged.
- Derek Jacobi

I think a secure profession for young people is history teacher,
because in the future, there will be so much more of it to teach.
- Bill Muse


 

Our profession is very much like going to a cocktail party,
you check out the guest list.
- Robert Stack

Acting is easy and fun.
You earn a lot of money, and you bang out with girls.
The profession is given tremendous significance within our society,
but it's not really worthy of it.
- James Spader

People who call themselves actors and can't ever get work;
they do need to get another profession.
- Estelle Parsons

A doctor must work eighteen hours a day and seven days a week.
If you cannot console yourself to this,
get out of the profession.
- Martin H. Fischer

Money isn't a major motivating force in my life.
Nor is my profession.
There are other things that I care more about than being an actor.
- Kevin Costner

Acting is the perfect idiot's profession.
- Katharine Hepburn

I'm learning to accept the lack of privacy as the real downer in my profession.
- Halle Berry

My profession is called record production.
- Tony Visconti

We have indeed at the moment little cause for pride:
as a profession we have made a mess of things.
- Friedrich August von Hayek

If you didn't join for the girls, choose another profession.
- Tom Conti

The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid,
stable business.
- John Steinbeck

He has made a profession out of a business and an art out of a profession.
- Clifton Paul Fadiman

I am sufficiently convinced already that the members
of a profession know their own calling better than anyone else can know it.
- Asa Gray

I'll be damned if I am not getting tired of this.
It seems to be the profession of a President simply
to hear other people talk.
- William Howard Taft

In our film profession you may have Gable's looks,
Tracy's art, Marlene's legs or Liz's violet eyes,
but they don't mean a thing without that swinging thing called courage.
- Frank Capra

Being a conductor is kind of a hybrid profession because most fundamentally,
it is being someone who is a coach, a trainer,
an editor, a director.
- Michael Tilson Thomas

When I joined the band, being that I was going to take this up as a profession,
I realized that there were no two finer guitar players
in the world that I'd rather play with.
- Michael Davis

In Hungary acting is a profession.
In America it is a decision.
- Bela Lugosi

This profession has fed me creatively and allowed me
to have a home life and a private life.
- Julia Barr

I am a very lucky man.
I am living my life with my hobby as my profession.
- Jim Sullivan

People of genius do not excel in any profession because they work in it,
they work in it because they excel.
- William Hazlitt

Writing is the only profession where no one considers
you ridiculous if you earn no money.
- Jules Renard

The architecture profession has lost a lot of its integrity,
especially in the USA.
The general architect here has no scruples,
no ambitions.
- Helmut Jahn

Machiavelli's teaching would hardly have stood the
test of Parliamentary government,
for public discussion demands at least the profession of good faith.
- Lord Acton

I always treated writing as a profession,
never as a hobby.
If you don't believe in yourself, no one else will.
- Laurell K. Hamilton

To be a poet is a condition rather than a profession.
- Robert Graves

Against the State, against the Church,
against the silence of the medical profession,
against the whole machinery of dead institutions of the past,
the woman of today arises.
- Margaret Sanger

Acting isn't a singular profession, it is a collaborate profession.
- Edie McClurg

Law is a very addictive profession.
- George Carman

Politics is not a bad profession.
If you succeed there are many rewards,
if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
- Ronald Reagan

The University of North Carolina provided me with every
tool necessary to rise to the top of my profession.
- Rick Dees

Is advertising a profession, like law or medicine?
How many new parents clutch their baby to their breast and declare,
'I want this child to grow up to be a media planner'?
- Jef I. Richards

I don't feel comfortable doing interviews.
My profession is music, and writing songs.
That's what I do.
I like to do it, but I hate to talk about it.
- Van Morrison

A man must be strong in that profession,
he must have vigor of body and mind,
yet I am all out of breath if I walk up a hill;
I have not the heart to crush even a fly.
- Gregorio M. Sierra

The dirty little secret of journalism is that it really isn't a profession,
it's a craft.
All you need is a telephone and a conscience and you're all set.
- Andrew Sullivan

Medicine, the only profession that labors incessantly
to destroy the reason for its existence.
- James Bryce

The courage of a soldier is heightened by his knowledge of his profession.
- Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus

My name is E. Howard Hunt.
I'm currently retired from more than 22 years in the profession of espionage.
- E. Howard Hunt

I was in a profession that received a lot of media.
- Darrell Royal

Writing is not a profession but a vocation of unhappiness.
- Georges Simenon

I love writing and do not know why it is considered such a difficult,
agonizing profession.
- Caroline B. Cooney

Never call an accountant a credit to his profession;
a good accountant is a debit to his profession.
- Charles Lyell

To know a person's religion we need not listen to his
profession of faith but must find his brand of intolerance.
- Eric Hoffer

Politics, as a practice, whatever its profession,
has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
- Brooks Adams

The profession of the writer has its thorns about which
the reader does not dream.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

We are too quick to put labels on things.
It is my profession.
I get up and paint.
Everyone wants to put a label on it,
but I am a free spirit,
so I fight against that.
- Geoffrey Holder

Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no
preparation is thought necessary.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

I don't do stunts and I don't think many actors do.
For an actor to say they do their own stunts I don't
think is very respectful of the profession of stunt men and women.
- Nick Stahl

Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
- Will Rogers

This is still a man's profession, with a lot of men
who intellectually and emotionally have not accepted
that the military could be women's work.
- Lawrence Korb

The Epistle is a correction of profession without life,
and most valuable in this respect.
- John Nelson Darby

The cool thing about my profession is that I can do it until the day I die.
- Candace Cameron

Flying is the only active profession I would ever continue
with enthusiasm after the War.
- Wilfred Owen

The most important thing about my profession is finding the truth,
finding the reality of these shows.
- Shuler Hensley

No wedding bells for me anymore.
I've been happily married to my profession for years.
- Shirley Bassey

One could say that in case of need, every normal and
healthy woman is able to hold a position.
And there is no profession which cannot be practiced by a woman.
- Edith Stein

They must have a feeling of do or die.
It is such an overcrowded profession.
- Louise Jameson

Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession.
- W. H. Auden

You spend so much time in your profession it ought
to be something you love.
- John H. Johnson

I think teaching should be an exalted profession,
not a picked-on profession.
- Charles Schumer

It's a blessing and a curse.
But it's not always the best situation to be in.
As a profession, I don't recommend acting at all.
- Armand Assante

Music isn't only a profession.
- Jose Carreras

The development of the comedy club industry destroyed
the uniqueness and intimacy of the profession but it
also created jobs for comics and bred some great performers.
- Marc Maron

Acting is a nice childish profession -
pretending you're someone else and,
at the same time, selling yourself.
- Katharine Hepburn


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