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Top 100 Quotes About Occupations

#1. New technology also creates new occupations and requires new expertise, which further undermines the value of long experience and seasoned judgment. - Author: Atul Gawande
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#2. At no time are people so sedulously careful to keep their trifling appointments, attend to their ordinary occupations, and thus put a commonplace aspect on life, as when conscious of some secret that if suspected would make them look monstrous in the general eye. - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#3. Sitting and waiting is one of the most miserable occupations known to man - not that it usually is known to men; women do it much more often. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#4. She had made these with scrap wire and tools from the craft supply depot, and called them Occupations of Uninhabited Space. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#5. ON AN INTUITIVE level, most of us understand the deep interconnection between identity and labor. Children think of their potential future occupations in terms of what they will be (firemen, teachers, doctors, behavioral economists, or what have you), not about the amount of money they will earn. - Author: Dan Ariely
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#6. One of my lifelong hobbies has been to collect 'aptronyms' - the newspaper columnist Franklin P. Adams's term for people whose names were curiously appropriate to, or provided ironic comment on, their occupations. - Author: Timothy Noah
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#7. Only "those few, who being attached to no particular occupation themselves," said Smith, "have leisure and inclination to examine the occupations of other people. - Author: Gordon S. Wood
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#8. To be really useful, we must keep pace with the state of society, and not dishearten it by attempts at what its population, means, or occupations will fail in attempting. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#9. Who can separate his faith from his actions, or his belief from his occupations? - Author: Khalil Gibran
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#10. Really living without clutter takes an iron will ... This involves eternal watchfulness and that oldest and most relentless of the housewife's occupations, picking up. I have a feeling that picking up will go on long after ways have been found to circumvent death and taxes. - Author: Ada Louise Huxtable
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#11. I believe there are more urgent and honorable occupations than the incomparable waste of time we call suffering. - Author: Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
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#12. In every province, the chief occupations, in order of importance, are lovemaking, malicious gossip, and talking nonsense. - Author: Voltaire
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#13. Research and writing are lonely occupations. It is easy to become discouraged in solitary confinement. - Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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#14. A great soul craves occupations and recognizes obligations more in harmony with the true nobility of human nature. - Author: Alfred Wesley Wishart
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#15. There is room for improvement in every life. Regardless of our occupations, regardless of our circumstances, we can improve ourselves and while so doing have an effect on the lives of those about us. - Author: Gordon B. Hinckley
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#16. The comments you'll get from a filmmaker about your performance are going to be very different. My writing workshop is about mixing it up, cross-pollinating, not only in genres but in occupations. - Author: Sandra Cisneros
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#17. To condemn spontaneous and delightful occupations because they are useless for self-preservation shows an uncritical prizing of life irrespective of its content. - Author: George Santayana
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#18. Alas few socialists are either benevolent enough to work hard at these occupations out of benevolence or self-interested enough to work hard at them for money. - Author: John McCarthy
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#19. Wishing for the impossible in the future is a good exercise, I think, especially for children; wishing for it in the past is surely the emptiest and saddest of occupations. - Author: Edgar Pangborn
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#20. Film is not an easy occupation. There's a lot of occupations that are difficult and film is one of them. - Author: George Lucas
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#21. He pocketed his watch with a milder look, and began to turn about busily in the empty shell of his own mind. His universe was a brilliantly illuminated circle extending from himself at it's centre to the exact limit of his occupations and interests. - Author: Edith Wharton
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#22. For more than 150 years free men in our countries have had the opportunities to educate themselves, choose their own religions, select their own occupations, accumulate capital and invent better ways of doing things. - Author: Charles E. Wilson
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#23. The compulsion to do the opposite of what you are told does not lend itself to many occupations outside the entertainment industry. Within the industry, it is unlikely that you will be very successful without it. - Author: Greg Fitzsimmons
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#24. Of all hateful occupations, housekeeping is to my mind the most hateful. - Author: Hannah Whitall Smith
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#25. The spiritual director should not reduce his attention to the internal life because of external occupations, nor should he relinquish his care for external matters because of his anxiety for the internal life. - Author: Gregory The Great
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#26. Conservatives have a deeper intellect and tend to have occupations of the brain in fields like engineering, science, and economics. Liberals, on the other hand, tend to flock to occupations of the heart. - Author: Dick Armey
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#27. The final word on the political non-implications of group differences must go to Gloria Steinem: There are really not many jobs that actually require a penis or a vagina, and all the other occupations should be open to everyone. - Author: Steven Pinker
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#28. Most of our occupations are low comedy ... We must play our part duly, but as the part of a borrowed character. Of the mask and appearance we must not make a real essence, nor of what is foreign what is our very own. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#29. From Alexander the Platonic, not frequently nor without necessity to say to any one, or to write in a letter, that I have not leisure; nor continually to excuse the neglect of duties required by our relations to those with whom we live, by alleging urgent occupations. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#30. My father was a steel worker and Martin's [Schulz] grandfather was a miner in Saarland. In these occupations, there is a particular awareness of solidarity. That creates links that aren't present in other relationships. - Author: Jean-Claude Juncker
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#31. One of the principal occupations of man is to divine woman. - Author: Jacques De Lacretelle
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#32. There are worse occupations in this world than feeling a woman's pulse. - Author: Laurence Sterne
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#33. Between the dark and the daylight, When the night is beginning to lower, Comes a pause in the day's occupations, That is known as the Children's Hour. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#34. Shut the world out, withdraw from all worldly thoughts and occupations, and shut yourself in alone with God, to pray to Him in secret. Let this be your chief object in prayer, to realize the presence of your heavenly Father. - Author: Andy Murray
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#35. Colonialism is known in its primitive form, that is to say, by the permanent settling of repressive foreign powers, with an army, services, policies. This phase has known cruel colonial occupations which have lasted 300 years in Indonesia. - Author: Ahmed Ben Bella
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#36. But the sages of Greece and Rome turned aside from the awful spectacle, and, pursuing the ordinary occupations of life and study, appeared unconscious of any alterations in the moral of physical government of the world. - Author: Edward Gibbon
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#37. When one stops writing one becomes oneself again, the person one usually is, in terms of occupations, thoughts, language. Thus I am now me again, I am here, I go about my ordinary business, I have nothing to do with the book, or, to be exact, I entered it, but I can no longer enter it. - Author: Elena Ferrante
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#38. Of course some days are easier than others, but my worst day is better than being in most humdrum occupations. - Author: Bernard Cornwell
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#39. Good hymns are an immense blessing to the Church. They train people for heaven, where praise is one of the principal occupations. - Author: J.C. Ryle
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#40. I have always had the feeling that organic chemistry is a very peculiar science, that organic chemists are unlike other men, and there are few occupations that give more satisfactions [sic] than masterly experimentation along the old lines of this highly specialised science. - Author: Lawrence Joseph Henderson
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#41. The great subverter of Pyrrhonism or the excessive principles of scepticism is action, and employment, and the occupations of common life. - Author: David Hume
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#42. Drying a widow's tears is one of the most dangerous occupations known to man. - Author: Dorothy Dix
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#43. Their chief occupations are feasting, fighting, and making love, and playing the most beautiful music. They have only one industrious person amongst them, the lepra-caun - the shoemaker. - Author: W.B.Yeats
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#44. As anyone knows who has ever had to set up a military encampment or build a village from the ground up, occupations pose staggering logistical problems. - Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
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#45. If there is to be any romance in marriage woman must be given every chance to earn a decent living at other occupations. Otherwise no man can be sure that he is loved for himself alone, and that his wife did not come to the Registry Office because she had no luck at the Labour Exchange. - Author: Rebecca West
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#46. I am always the first to say that fame and entertainment is one of the best and easiest occupations to ever have, but one must know how to navigate through the matrix or you may find yourself in a very dark hole. - Author: Nick Cannon
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#47. There is, I suppose, no occupation in the world which has an influence on the efficiency and happiness of the members of nearly all other occupations so continuous and so permeating as that of the working housewife and mother. - Author: Eleanor Rathbone
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#48. Other people get into occupations by accident or design; but writers are born. I could work at selling motels, or slopping hogs, for fifty years, but if someone asked my occupation, I'd say writer, even if I'd never sold a word. Writers write. Other people talk. - Author: W.P. Kinsella
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#49. [On writing:] The most egotistic of occupations, and the most gratifying while it lasts. - Author: Vita Sackville-West
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#50. Hitherto the nude has always been represented in poses which presuppose an audience. But my women are simple, honest creatures who are concerned with nothing beyond their physical occupations ... it is as if you were looking through a keyhole. - Author: Edgar Degas
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#51. One of my favorite occupations is making radio/video edits. I love singles. - Author: Justus Kohncke
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#52. Nowadays young people have great choice of occupations, hobbies, etc, so chess is experiencing difficulties because of the high competition. Now it's hard to make living in chess, so our profession does attract young people. - Author: Boris Spassky
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#53. If all the women in the city fought like that, muggers would take up safer occupations, like wrestling rabid tigers. - Author: J.C. Nelson
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#54. Stealing things is a glorious occupations, particularly in the art world. - Author: Malcolm McLaren
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#55. It is very remarkable, that in the book of life, we find some almost of all kinds of occupations, who notwithstanding served God in their respective generations, and shone as so many lights in the world. - Author: George Whitefield
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#56. To snatch the passing moment and examine it for signs of eternity is the noblest of occupations. - Author: Louis J. Halle
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#57. If you attach your heart to certain places and occupations, obedience oftentimes places you in some other place that you may not like; to be always cheerful, be always humble and obedient. - Author: Ignatius Of Loyola
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#58. No part of the world can be truly understood without a knowledge of its garment of vegetation, for this determines not only the nature of the animal inhabitants but also the occupations of the majority of human beings. - Author: Ellsworth Huntington
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#59. Extremely dangerous drug-related occupations for which decoy served as a paid audition of sorts. A start weapons system was a wise investment. The - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#60. One occupation can expand only at the expense of all other occupations. - Author: Henry Hazlitt
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#61. Nothing is so engaging as the little domestic cares into which you appear to be entering, and as to reading it is useful for onlyfilling up the chinks of more useful and healthy occupations. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#62. I have departed from this planet and I have left behind my poor earthly ones with their occupations which are as many as they are useless; at last I am living in the scintillating splendor of the stars, each of which used to seem to me as large as millions of suns. - Author: Jules Massenet
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#63. The thoughtful excitement of lonely rambles, of gardening, and of other like occupations, where the mind has leisure to must during the healthful activity of the body, with the fresh and wakeful breezes blowing round it ... - Author: Augustus William Hare
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#64. I agree today that a man has no business trying to tell women what their characteristics are, which ones are inborn, which are more admirable, which will be best utilized by what occupations. - Author: Benjamin Spock
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#65. Collecting at its best is very far from mere acquisitiveness; it may become one of the most humanistic of occupations, seeking to illustrate by the assembling of significant reliques, the march of the human spirit in its quest for beauty ... - Author: Arthur Davison Ficke
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#66. Oh, let us love our occupations,
Bless the squire and his relations,
Live upon our daily rations,
And always know our proper stations. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#67. When I grew up I always wanted to act. Also, I wanted to be either a lawyer or a doctor. However, when I got to college and realized what those occupations entailed, I changed my mind real quick. - Author: Tia Mowry
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#68. I would vote for the man who's lived life, who's done different occupations, who's been out in the real world and struggled to make a living, struggled to raise a family, struggled with life as it exists. So I'd vote for experience, honest experience. - Author: Oliver Stone
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#69. To the woman with the least intelligence, there must come, at some time or other, the realization that housework is animal work and that there are other occupations in the world a thousand times more refined, more enriching, for which she is also suited and to which she has a right. - Author: Anais Nin
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#70. As a man grows older, his ability to sit still and follow indoor occupations increases. He grows vespertinal in his habits as theevening of life approaches, till at last he comes forth only just before sundown, and gets all the walk that he requires in half an hour. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#71. When faced with structural injustice, especially in the form of oppressive military occupations, I have a tendency get a little worked up. So I was interested in learning more about the complicated conflict and decided I would lend some of my time and energy to do so. - Author: Adam Beach
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#72. As Michel de Montaigne observed, "The least strained and most natural ways of the soul are the most beautiful; the best occupations are the least forced."
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#73. In my afternoon walk I would fain forget all my morning occupations and my obligations to society. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#74. I always wanted to be an outrage to public decency and a threat to women. And this is one of the few occupations where you're not only allowed that, but you're encouraged. - Author: David Lee Roth
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#75. Equality of sexes does not mean equality of occupations. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#76. Music is a pastime, a relaxation from more serious occupations. - Author: Alexander Borodin
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#77. She would have liked to tell them that behind Communism, Fascism, behind all occupations and invasions lurks a more basic, pervasive evil and that the image of that evil was a parade of people marching by with raised fists and shouting identical syllables in unison. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#78. The Concord Coalition in Virginia complained about pork projects and wasteful spending in the federal budget. Consider the Senate chaplain's salary. As occupations go, only mind readers in Los Angeles have fewer things to do all day. - Author: Argus Hamilton
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#79. ...what has made it possible for us to remain ourselves in spite of so many wars, invasions and occupations, is our spiritual, not our material, strength--our poetry, and not out technology; our religion, and not our factories. - Author: Ryszard Kapuscinski
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#80. Taking all the round of professions and occupations, you will find that every man is the worse for being poor; and the doctor is a specially dangerous man when poor. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#81. The problem is that those of us who are lucky enough to do work that we love are sometimes cursed with too damn much of it. - Author: Terry Gross
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#82. Alas, I have done nothing this day! What?! Have you not lived? It is not only the fundamental but the noblest of your occupations. - Author: James O'Donnell Bennett
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#83. How unfortunate that sailing was one of the few occupations where a man could be praised for failing, so long as he did it bravely. - Author: Alexandra Bracken
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#84. Having replaced instinct with language, society, and culture, we are the only species that depends on teaching and learning. We aren't human without them. In them is true power. But are they the occupations of the rich and mighty? - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#85. When occupations come to us we must accept them; when things come to us we must understand them from the ground up. - Author: Lu Yen-hsun
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#86. less-intelligent psychopaths get caught and sent to prison while more-intelligent psychopaths tend to move into corporate or political occupations, - Author: Dean A. Haycock
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#87. Usually, the leaders appear in the moment of the highest stress, when it is time, speaking symbolically, to go to the barricades. Then people, clever, capable, but focused on their own tasks, will leave their immediate occupations and go to the barricades, because there is nowhere to hide. - Author: Vladimir Bukovsky
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#88. Praise and blame alike mean nothing. No, delightful as the pastime of measuring may be, it is the most futile of all occupations, and to submit to the decrees of the measurers the most servile of attitudes. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#89. Mountain climbing was one of Mother's favorite occupations, but she never succeeded in inculcating this passion in any of us. - Author: Katharine Graham
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#90. A tendency could not but arise to reconcile with Christian profession a good many modes of life, enjoyments, occupations, social actions and customs, from which the first Christians had recoiled. - Author: Robert Rainy
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#91. Art and relligion are not professions: they are not occupations for which men can be paid. The artist and the saint do what they have to do, not to make a living, but in obedience to some mysterious necessity. They do not product to live - they live to produce. - Author: Clive Bell
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#92. I went through a lot of occupations. I was questioning my contribution to the world. - Author: Cory Michael Smith
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#93. I tend to get comfortable with the dialogue and find out who the person is in the script and try to hit that. People are sort of independent of their occupations and their pastimes. You don't play a politician or a fireman or a cowboy - you just play a person. - Author: Billy Campbell
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#94. Music from my fourth year began to be the first of my youthful occupations. Thus early acquainted with the gracious muse who tuned my soul to pure harmonies, I became fond of her, and, as it often seemed to me, she of me. - Author: Ludwig Van Beethoven
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#95. To say what I would have been if I wasn't boxing, I don't know why, but I always wanted to be an x-ray technician or a substitute teacher. Those two occupations always stuck with me, maybe because my substitute teacher didn't give us homework, or because I've always had x-rays of my hands. - Author: Sugar Ray Leonard
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#96. [ ... ] they imagine that the life they are obliged to lead is not that for which they are really fitted, and they bring to their regular occupations either a fantastic indifference or a sustained and lofty application, scornful, bitter and conscientious. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#97. Librarian like Stewardess, Certified Public Accountant, Used Car Salesman is one of those occupations that people assume attract a certain deformed personality. - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#98. I would not, if I could, give up the memory of the joy I have had in books for any advantage that could be offered in other pursuits or occupations. Books have been to me what gold is to the miser, what new fields are to the explorer. - Author: Margaret Elizabeth Sangster
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#99. I like photography and writing and travel, so I have a lot of cerebral occupations. I am going to become a sailor and do a world tour on my yacht if I don't get any more work. - Author: Audrey Tautou
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#100. A good proportion of foreign nationals in jobs in the UK are in semi or low-skilled occupations. - Author: Iain Duncan Smith
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