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

It may be true that there is no God here, but there must be one not far off, and at such a moment one feels His presence; which comes to the same as saying (and I readily give this sincere profession of faith): I believe in God, and that it is His wi (Quote by - Vincent van Gogh)

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

Painting is a blind man's profession. He paints not what he sees, but what he feels, what he tells himself about what he has seen. (Quote by - Pablo Picasso)

Unless one is wealthy there is no use in being a charming fellow. Romance is the privilege of the rich, not the profession of the unemployed. The poor should be practical and prosaic. It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

If you're in a good profession, it's hard to get bored, because you're never finished-there will always be work you haven't done. (Quote by - Julia Child)

Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first. (Quote by - Ronald Reagan)

Writing is not a profession but a vocation of unhappiness. (Quote by - Georges Simenon)

I hold every man a debtor to his profession; from the which as men of course do seek to receive countenance and profit, so ought they of duty to endeavor themselves, by way of amends, to be a help and ornament thereunto. (Quote by - Sir Francis Bacon)

Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

To be a housewife is ... a difficult, a wrenching, sometimes ungrateful job if it's looked on as only a job. Regarded as a profession, it is the noblest as it is the most ancient of the catalogue. Let none persuade us differently, or the world will be lost indeed. (Quote by - Phyllis McGinley)

Nature heals under the auspices of the medical profession. (Quote by - Haven Emerson)

Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children. (Quote by - Dan Quayle)

Poetry is not a profession, it's a destiny. (Quote by - Mikhail Dudan)

Study until twenty-five, investigation until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would have him retired on a double allowance. (Quote by - William Osier)

Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go so much further than people with vastly superior talent. (Quote by - Sophia Loren)

When making a decision of minor importance, I have always found it advantageous to consider all the pros and cons. In vital matters, however, such as the choice of a mate or a profession, the decision should come from the unconscious, from somewhere within ourselves. In the important decisions of personal life, we should be governed, I think, by the deep inner needs of our nature. (Quote by - Sigmund Freud)

To be a poet is a condition, not a profession. (Quote by - Robert Frost)

Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other. (Quote by - Anton Chekhov)

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

What we make is more important than what we are, particularly if making is our profession. (Quote by - Dorothy L. Sayers)

No man ever reached to excellence in any one art or profession without having passed through the slow and painful process of study and preparation (Quote by - Horace)

Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; a good accountant is a debit to his profession. (Quote by - Sir Charles Lyell)

Parentage is a very important profession, but no test of fitness, for it is ever imposed in the interests of the Children. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Politics ought to be the part-time profession of every citizen who would protect the rights and privileges of free people and who would preserve what is good and fruitful in our national heritage (Quote by - Dwight David Eisenhower)


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