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105 Greatest Quotes About Careers


The most important thing you need to do [in this job] is to have big chunks of time during the day when all you’re doing is thinking. Barack Obama
I feel 100% a Yamaha rider in my heart. I had a long career and raced with several factory bikes, but the highlight of my career is undoubtedly with Yamaha. Valentino Rossi
I like playing in Italy. It was a challenge I wanted since very early in my career. Ronaldo
I am a private detective. I am paid to be inquisitive and presumptuous. Douglas Adams
Your career is what you're paid for. Your calling is what you're made for. Steve Harvey
Your life is the fruit of your own doing. You have no one to blame but yourself. Joseph Campbell
The bible of cooking. The all-time argument ender. Early in my cooking career, I wielded my Larousse like a weapon and it never let me down. Anthony Bourdain
If you don’t take control of your career, guess what? You’ll be stuck in the sunset watching the sunrise, I am thesunrise. Nicki Minaj
Whatever the problem, be part of the solution. Don’t just sit around raising questions and pointing out obstacles. Tina Fey
I don't care what anybody says about me as long as it isn't true. Truman Capote
The key is to figure out what you want out of life, not what you want out of your career. Goldie Hawn
I always believed that I’d return to Cleveland and finish my career there. LeBron James
I have frequently been questioned, especially by women, of how I could reconcile family life with a scientific career. Well, it has not been easy. Marie Curie
As often happens between men who have chosen different pursuits, each, while in argument justifying the other's activity, despised it in the depth of his heart. Leo Tolstoy
My career should adapt to me. Fame is like a VIP pass wherever you want to go. Leonardo DiCaprio
I can not do everything, but I can do something. I must not fail to do the something that I can do. Helen Keller
The book thief has struck for the first time – the beginning of an illustrious career. Markus Zusak
I used to get upset by people not understanding me, but I’ve made a career out of it now. Ozzy Osbourne
And don't be frightened: you can always change your mind. I know: I've had four careers and three husbands. Nora Ephron
I have never really been confident about my career at any stage. Amitabh Bachchan
The biological clock and the career clock are in total conflict with each other. Indra Nooyi
Over my career, I've had to adjust my game. Dwyane Wade
A lot of young girls have looked to their career paths and have said they'd like to be chief. There's been a change in the limits people see. Wilma Mankiller
My advice would be if you want to pursue a career in the music business, don't. Simon Cowell
Feeling confident - or pretending that you feel confident - is necessary to reach for opportunities. It's a cliché, but opportunities are rarely offered; they're seized. Sheryl Sandberg
To give aid to every poor man is far beyond the reach and power of every man. Care of the poor is incumbent on society as a whole. Baruch Spinoza
Sometimes I think, 'To hell with acting' and then I realize I could be working at a shoe shop. Acting is much cooler. Robert Pattinson
I think midlife crisis is just a point where people's careers have reached some plateau and they have to reflect on their personal relationships. Bill Murray
I thought if I had straight hair and a perfect nose, my whole career would be different. Sarah Jessica Parker
Our perception of songs that we've written... the meaning changes from day to day... to whatever stage we're at in our life and careers. Layne Staley
You can't model for the rest of your life, so it is important to diversify your career. Tyra Banks
To be an American is of itself almost a moral condition, an education, and a career. George Santayana
Until I came out, my acting was all about disguise, and thereafter it became about telling the truth. Ian Mckellen
Fortunately during my career I have won more or less everything, so I need to enjoy it to have the right motivation. Valentino Rossi
How little our careers express what lies in us, and yet how much time they take up. It's sad, really. Philip Larkin
All careers go up and down like friendships, like marriages, like anything else, and you can't bat a thousand all the time. Julie Andrews
You deal. You survive. You grow up and you build a career. And you remember these big/little hardships. They make you human. Miley Cyrus
I learned during all my career to enjoy suffering. Rafael Nadal
Being a mother by far is my favorite and most important career. Jenni Rivera
I'm probably better than I ever was in my career, as far as the mental aspect of the game. Michael Vick
The word career is a divisive word. It's a word that divides the normal life from business or professional life. Grace Paley
A good deed here, a good deed there, a good thought here, a good comment there, all added up to my career in one way or another. Sidney Poitier
If I had played my career hitting singles like Pete (Rose), I'd wear a dress. Mickey Mantle
I titled the album Reflections because I am reflecting on my music career. Miriam Makeba
Whatever ambivalence I felt about my own career, Frankie more than made up for it with his ambition and tenacity. Annette Funicello
As I grew older, I came to feel more responsible for any hardship or trouble my career caused my family. Annette Funicello
I'm relaxed about my career. I've been making movies for over 20 years, so I've earned at least the right to relax. Eddie Murphy
Being on stage is the best part of my career. I just say whatever comes into my head. It's the only time I feel grown-up and in control of things. Loretta Lynn
All through my career I've done what I can to discover new talent and give them a start. Steven Spielberg
Earlier in my political career, I had the opportunity to read the speech, and I almost threw up. Rick Santorum
I couldn't get the laughter out of my head. It wasn't career. It wasn't even a choice. It was a calling. Carol Burnett
My whole career, my swing has always been the most important thing to me. Even when I'm taking a shower, I work on my swing. David Ortiz