Top 100 Quotes About Profession

#1. You want to strike that happy medium: the balance of being able to find creative satisfaction in your profession, be able to afford a roof over your head, but still have the freedom to live a relatively normal life.

Chris Evans

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#2. Entrepreneurship is a process, not a job or profession. So be faithful to the process and remember that even when times are bad, the process will give you a glimpse of the future that lies ahead.

Robert Kiyosaki

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#3. It took me a few years to realize I might want to get into acting as a profession.

Bill Fagerbakke

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#4. Not writing is probably the most exhausting profession I've ever encountered. It takes it out of you. It's very psychically wearing not to write - I mean if you're supposed to be writing.

Fran Lebowitz

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#5. I feel like I'm in the right profession.

Mindy Kaling

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#6. I think about food all the time. It's my passion; it's my profession. But some people think about food all the time because they're hungry. We can put an end to this if we join forces and lend a hand.

Cat Cora

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#7. Every person who has mastered a profession is a skeptic concerning it.

George Bernard Shaw

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#8. I have endeavored to show that there is no real service of humanity in the profession of medicine and that it is injurious to mankind.

Mahatma Gandhi

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#9. There are three subjects on which the knowledge of the medical profession in general is woefully weak; they are manners, morals, and medicine.

Gerald F. Lieberman

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#10. What the deuce does religion have to do with being a good minister? It is a profession like any other profession, young man. You fit yourself to the task, and keep your opinions private. That is what all good ministers do - or should!

Elizabeth Gilbert

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#11. I don't necessarily like being defined by my profession.

Karen Allen

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#12. Lo, I am the most stupendous in the land at my particular profession.

Chris Jericho

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#13. Really, I am just a guy who likes his profession and travelling and good food, and that is it. I'm no different from you or anyone else.

Hasnat Khan

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#14. In any profession, whether it's teachers or doctors or lawyers, the more we say we're not going to evaluate those people on the merits, I think that's when the profession goes into decline.

David Boies

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#15. Against the background of this luminous and sparkling stage Bond stood in the sunshine and felt his mission to be incongruous and remote and his dark profession an affront to his fellow actors.

Ian Fleming

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#16. Writing can be a very isolating profession. By its very nature, you spend a lot of your time barricaded in your house or office, typing on your own.

D. B. Weiss

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#17. Insure your reading is in alignment with your goals. Read everything you can find on your goals and your profession. It's the best investment you can make.

Mark Matteson

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#18. I come from a very uncool profession: being a washed up child actor.

Jenny Lewis

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#19. It doesn't make sense, it's not logical, it's not a safe profession or a smart profession if you wanna make money or have a living or have a family. So the fact that we keep doing [theatre] means we're getting something from it that is almost childlike in its innocence.

Santino Fontana

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#20. Are you not aware that my profession involves beating the living hell out of some poor-unfortunate wearing nothing more than a pair of green lycra knicks? I'm practically naked each time I step in the ring. But I tend to cover up my privates in public. No one likes ginger pubes.


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#21. Basically what you want in any profession - I would say the same thing if I were a lawyer or a doctor - is you want bright undergraduates to look at your profession as something they would be interested in getting into.

Louis Menand

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#22. I have never thought of writing as a profession. It is a solitary independent activity in which practice can never bestow seniority.

John Berger

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

Estelle Parsons

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#24. Every profession has an ideology and a drive for power that goes far beyond its achievements and it is the task of democracy to keep this ideology and this drive under control. Science is here no different from other institutions.

Paul Feyerabend

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#25. Theology has not advanced an inch in the last 1,000 years. How much respect does a profession deserve if it cannot add to the knowledge and understanding of man?

Darrel Ray

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#26. With the exception of lawyers, there is no profession which, considers itself above the law so widely as the medical profession.

Samuel Hopkins Adams

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#27. In the real estate business you learn more about people, and you learn more about community issues, you learn more about life, you learn more about the impact of government, probably than any other profession that I know of.

Johnny Isakson

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#28. Politics should 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.

Lucille Ball

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#29. In the '50s and '60s, journalism wasn't a profession. It wasn't something you went to college for - it was really more of a trade. You had a lot of guys who came up working in newspapers at the copy desk, or delivery boys, and then they would somehow become reporters afterward and learn on the job.

Matt Taibbi

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#30. With honesty of purpose, balance, a respect for tradition, courage, and, above all, a philosophy of life, any young person who embraces the historical profession will find it rich in rewards and durable in satisfaction.

Samuel E. Morison

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#31. A medical profession founded on callousness to the pain of the other animals may eventually destroy its own sensibility to the pain of humans.

Brigid Brophy

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#32. In the United States, politics is a profession, whereas in Europe it is a right and a duty .

Umberto Eco

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#33. There are absolutely lots of teachers who are trying to come into the profession, but they are not attracted enough to say, 'I'm going to switch careers to do it,' or they are often not retained ... because the salaries and the compensation aren't there to make it happen.

Melinda Gates

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#34. It is most difficult, in my mind, to separate any success, whether it be
in your profession, your family, or as in my case, in basketball, from

John Wooden

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#35. Writing is a demanding profession and a selfish one. And because it is selfish and demanding, because it is compulsive and exacting, I didn't embrace it. I succumbed to it.

Rod Serling

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#36. I never wanted to have a profession, and I've succeeded in not having one, or if I did have one it never paid, or it's never been especially long-term.

Charlemagne Palestine

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#37. There's always a great hue and cry when you sign onto a "remake," and that's always been sort of annoying me and freaking me out. This profession that we're in is drama. What drama has been since the beginning is, you restage plays with new casts, or a writer will take a new run at an old story.

William Monahan

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#38. Dr. Urbino replied without looking at her: "I did not know that fellow was a poet." And then he wiped him from his memory, because among other things, his profession had accustomed him to the ethical management of forgetfulness.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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#39. These human experiments have gone largely unchallenged and unquestioned by Congress, the medical profession, and the scientific community at large.

Ted Gup

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#40. There was a time when one looked over one's shoulder with an ironical smile at the photographer and when photography as a profession seemed almost invariably a target for ridicule. That time is now over.

Albert Renger-Patzsch

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#41. To be a housewife is a difficult, a wrenching, sometimes an ungrateful job if it is looked on only as 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 is lost indeed.

Phyllis McGinley

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#42. Many people have a profession or a job - most people do, I should think. And they do it. And that's what I did.

Ruth Rendell

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#43. We'd been assured it wouldn't be painful, though she might experience 'discomfort,' a term beloved of the medical profession that seems to be a synonym for agony that isn't yours.

Lionel Shriver

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#44. Men go to sea, before they know the unhappiness of that way of life; and when they have come to know it, they cannot escape from it, because it is then too late to choose another profession; as indeed is generally the case with men, when they have once engaged in any particular way of life.

Samuel Johnson

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#45. Honestly, as hard a profession as acting is, I think music is even harder. Acting, you're like a leech, because someone else does the hard part for you. They write it for you, then the director tells you what to do. You really just need to know how to pay attention, follow instructions.

Michael Shannon

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#46. The problem in the church today is not the profession of faith, but it's possession.

R.C. Sproul

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#47. Of no agenor of any religion, or party or profession. The body and substance of his works came out of the unfathomable depths of his own oceanic mind.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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#48. I think I started out just loving the attention. But that's changed into a real love and passion for my profession. Acting has never lost that challenge and excitement for me.

Jane Badler

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#49. I cannot be indifferent to the assassination of a member of my profession, We should be obliged to shut up business if we, the Kings, were to consider the assassination of Kings as of no consequence at all.

Edward VII

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#50. Dr. Buford's profession was medicine and his obsession was anything that grew in the ground, so he stayed poor.

Harper Lee

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#51. Total commitment is a crucial quality for those who want to reach the very top of their profession.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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#52. Murder is commoner among cooks than among members of any other profession.

W. H. Auden

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#53. I didn't really realize that writing ... would be fun and people would pay you to do it. Being an astronaut is a glory profession, and so is writing, in a way.

Mary Roach

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#54. Read, listen to and watch everything you can. Explore the corners of popular culture and the arts. And, of course, these days you have to stay maniacally plugged in to the cutting edge of whatever technology is taking your profession into the future - otherwise you're toast.

Tom Freston

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#55. I wasn't funny as a kid. I remember enjoying comedians, but I never understood it was a job choice or a profession.

Elayne Boosler

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#56. I used to tell the players that professional football is a part-time profession. I used to tell them it gets you ready for your life's work.

Chuck Noll

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#57. I'm a capitalist by conviction and profession. I believe the best economic system is one that rewards entrepreneurship and risk-taking, maximizes customer choice, uses markets to allocate scarce resources and minimizes the regulatory burden on business.

Gary Hamel

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#58. I had a home birth because I really believe in the body's natural ability to give birth. The medical profession has kind of warped women's minds into thinking we don't know how to birth and we need doctors and epidurals and Pitocin.

Sarah Shahi

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#59. It is true that I should have been surprised in the past to learn that Professor Hardy had joined the Oxford Group. But one could not say the adverse chance was 1:10. Mathematics is a dangerous profession; an appreciable proportion of us go mad, and then this particular event would be quite likely.

John Edensor Littlewood

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#60. I am a homebody, something that lends itself to my profession.

Patrick DeWitt

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#61. You have to have a certain single-mindedness if you want to reach the top of the profession, and I'm not sure if I've got that cold-eyed egomania that perhaps is needed to get to the top. So as long as I can keep paying the mortgage and keep myself interested, I'll be happy.

David Harewood

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#62. Music, of course, is what I hear and something that I more or less live by. It's not an occupation or profession, it's a compulsion.

Duke Ellington

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#63. I'm a politician. I run for office. That's my profession.

Bella Abzug

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#64. Every couple of years or so, when Daniel Clowes releases a new book, one can almost sense the rectal contraction across the collective seat of our humble profession.

Chris Ware

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#65. Our city must remember that in the ranks of its enemies, lie hid fellow citizens to be, and that it is well to bear with them until we can reach them in their profession of faith.

Augustine Of Hippo

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#66. I get bored pretty easily and I don't want to get locked down in one profession.

Adam Lamberg

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#67. Every profession is an island whose inhabitants earn a precarious living by taking in each other's washing.

Amanda Craig

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#68. There are some times when I think acting can be a noble profession. And when those rare roles come along, like 'Down to the Bone,' you have the opportunity to be of service.

Vera Farmiga

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#69. Yet simplicity has been difficult to implement in modern life because it is against the spirit of a certain brand of people who seek sophistication so they can justify their profession.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

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#70. The actors of the era knew they were excommunicated. Entering the profession amounted to choosing Hell. And the Church discerned in them her worst enemies.

Albert Camus

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#71. A traveller is to be reverenced as such. His profession is the best symbol of our life. Going from - toward; it is the history of every one of us. It is a great art to saunter.

Henry David Thoreau

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#72. What our profession is all about is interacting with people.

Lorin Maazel

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#73. A distinguished clergyman told me that he chose the profession of a clergyman because it afforded the most leisure for literary pursuits. I would recommend to him the profession of a governor.

Henry David Thoreau

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#74. Changing entrenched systems is daunting; the odds against reshaping the nation's police forces are high. But there are few things more important than making sure their profession is the brave, honorable service it should be. We have to do it, or watch our communities and our democracy disintegrate.

Ann Medlock

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#75. To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.

Robert Frost

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#76. In judging of them, he judged leniently; the whole bias of his profession had taught him to think that they were more sinned against than sinning, and that the animosity with which they had been pursued was venomous and unjust; but he had not the less regarded their plight as most miserable.

Anthony Trollope

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#77. I took the standpoint that the profession of technologist, a man who masters matter, is a masculine profession, if not the only masculine profession there is.

Max Frisch

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#78. Since I was a baby my goal was to be on TV because film was just impossible - you never got any Asian women in Western cinema. I grew up wanting to be in 'East-Enders' because film wasn't even a dream. The community were very much like, 'How can you want to act? It's such a low-class profession.'

Archie Panjabi

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#79. The profession of the law of which he [a judge] is a part is charged with the articulation and final incidence of the successive efforts towards justice; it must feel the circulation of the communal blood or it will wither and drop off, a useless member.

Learned Hand

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#80. I think that the best profession or the best thing to do is to be a public servant. I mean there's nothing better than working for the people - for the common people and being a public servant, and I have seen this.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

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#81. Zeal is the great desire to make God known, loved, and served, and thus to bring knowledge of salvation to others. Activity flows from this virtue. Teachers who possess it fulfill the duties of their profession with enthusiasm, love, courage, and perseverance.

Basil Moreau

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#82. I knew that I liked what I was doing, that it was what I wanted to do for a living, and that the profession didn't really exist so much. So I had to create it.?

Ronda Rousey

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#83. I believe that we all come to this world to kill time. Therefore, we pick up some activity that we like doing and call it our profession. I call this the time pass theory.

Kishore Biyani

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#84. Writing can be a very solitary profession, and when deadlines are looming, it's tempting to glue myself to my desk, but I try to make sure I get out a few times a month with friends just so I don't forget what it means to be social.

Becca Fitzpatrick

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#85. If you look at anyone at the top of their profession, there has to be something a little bit different. Some of the top musicians are quirky aren't they, to say the least. You have to be driven, cold, hard and mentally tough as iron. My missus thinks I'm a bit weird.

Michael Owen

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#86. I think it's imperative to follow your heart and choose a profession you're passionate about, and if you haven't found that 'spark' yet, if you're not sure what you want to do with your lives - be persistent until you do.

Steve Kerr

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#87. Being at the mercy of the acting profession, in the early days of one's career, is really brutal and feels like you have no control over your life, at all.

Charlie Hunnam

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#88. I think that acting is a very humanizing profession.

Kevin Spacey

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#89. To those who have chosen the profession of medicine, a knowledge of chemistry, and of some branches of natural history, and, indeed, of several other departments of science, affords useful assistance.

Charles Babbage

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#90. If you wish to know the truth about your business or your profession, know that it is an activity of good. It is an activity of your partnership with the infinite.

Ernest Holmes

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#91. People of genius do not excel in any profession because they work in it, they work in it because they excel.

William Hazlitt

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#92. Acting is the most insecure profession in the world - you're insecure if you're successful, you're insecure if you're not. A tightrope walk without a net. It's a miracle I'm still standing!

Kabir Bedi

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#93. I'm not a politician by profession. I am a citizen who decided I had to be personally involved.

Ronald Reagan

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#94. The Lord is not so concerned about what we study or what profession we follow as long as it is an honest living.

Eldred G. Smith

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#95. I'm at the eye doctor. I'm always at the eye doctor. It's like this is my profession. I am no longer a writer, I'm now an optomoligical patient. By the way, this job doesn't pay well.

John Green

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#96. Use your profession to fund your passion.

Habeeb Akande

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#97. Lobbying is a legitimate profession ... Many congressional spouses act as lobbyists.

Patricia Schroeder

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#98. Now then, you of noble mind, who love this profession, come at once to art and accept these precepts: enthusiasm , reverence, obedience, and perseverance. As soon as you can, place yourself under the guidance of a master, and remain with him as long as possible.

Cennino Cennini

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#99. When I'm gigging, there's an uneasy shift when I pull a puppet out. People look at me aghast and I feel I have about 20 seconds to win them over. You even get the prejudice among other people in your own profession.

Nina Conti

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#100. Stardom isn't a profession, it's an accident.

Lauren Bacall

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