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Engrave this Quote The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an immediate knowledge of its ugly side.
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-James Baldwin
Engrave this Quote Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence.
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-Honore de Balzac
Engrave this Quote It is the first of all problems for a man to find out what kind of work he is to do in this universe.
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-Thomas Carlyle
Engrave this Quote There is no way to penetrate the surface of life but by attacking it earnestly at a particular point.
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-Charles Horton Cooley
Engrave this Quote My ultimate vocation in life is to be an irritant.
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-Elvis Costello
Engrave this Quote Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue.
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-John Dryden
Engrave this Quote He was at a starting point which makes many a man's career a fine subject for betting, if there were any gentlemen given to that amusement who could appreciate the complicated probabilities of an arduous purpose, with all the possible thwartings and furtherings of circumstance, all the niceties of inward balance, by which a man swings and makes his point or else is carried headlong.
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-George Eliot
Engrave this Quote For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed.
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-Clifton Fadiman
Engrave this Quote The most successful career must show a waste of strength that might have removed mountains, and the most unsuccessful is not that of the man who is taken unprepared, but of him who has prepared and is never taken. On a tragedy of that kind our national morality is duly silent.
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-E. M. Forster
Engrave this Quote People of genius do not excel in any profession because they work in it, they work in it because they excel.
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-William Hazlitt
Engrave this Quote The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.
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-William Hazlitt
Engrave this Quote The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we judge of ourselves by the same test: for it is on that on which our success in life depends.
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-William Hazlitt
Engrave this Quote To hunger for use and to go unused is the worst hunger of all.
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-Lyndon B. Johnson
Engrave this Quote Sometimes you have to do the work and hope the career materializes.
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-Michael Lipsey
Engrave this Quote Sometimes you wonder how you got on this mountain. But sometimes you wonder, How will I get off?
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-Joan Manley
Engrave this Quote The life-fate of the modern individual depends not only upon the family into which he was born or which he enters by marriage, but increasingly upon the corporation in which he spends the most alert hours of his best years.
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-C. Wright Mills
Engrave this Quote Many people mistake our work for our vocation. Our vocation is the love of Jesus.
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-Mother Theresa
Engrave this Quote Sweetest Lord, make me appreciative of the dignity of my high vocation, and its many responsibilities. Never permit me to disgrace it by giving way to coldness, unkindness, or impatience.
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-Mother Theresa
Engrave this Quote The secret of long life is double careers. One to about age sixty, then another for the next thirty years.
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-David Ogilvy
Engrave this Quote People don't choose their careers; they are engulfed by them.
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-John Dos Passos
Engrave this Quote When I was a little kid I thought I would grow up to be black and sing jazz in nightclubs.
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-Molly Ringwald
Engrave this Quote I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.
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-Gloria Steinem
Engrave this Quote If I had my career over again? Maybe I'd say to myself, speed it up a little.
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-Jimmy Stewart
Engrave this Quote Don't worry if your job is small and your rewards few. Remember that the mighty oak was once a nut like you.
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-Source Unknown
Engrave this Quote Each of the professions means a prejudice. The necessity for a career forces every one to take sides. We live in the age of the overworked, and the under-educated; the age in which people are so industrious that they become absolutely stupid.
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-Oscar Wilde

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