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Top 100 Quotes About Professions

#1. 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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#2. There are more ways to choose a profession. One can choose it by
intention, by strong parental influence or even by accident. - Author: Eraldo Banovac
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#3. Each and every one of us was created to carry out justice, judgment, truth and equity on the earth. It could be in different spheres of life, in various professions or in diverse gifting - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#4. We are still living with a double standard. I know it. Every woman I know knows it, whether you're in the media as a woman, or you're in the professions or business or politics. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#5. Musicians and journalists are the canaries in the coalmine, but, eventually, as computers get more and more powerful, it will kill off all middle-class professions. - Author: Jaron Lanier
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#6. Depend upon it, after all, Thomas, Literature is the most noble of professions. In fact, it is about the only one fit for a man. For my own part, there is no seducing me from the path. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#7. Architecture was the last of the major professions to devise a formal 'cursus honorum' before its practice could be undertaken. - Author: Martin Filler
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#8. The law and medicine should be very serious professions to undertake, should they not? People's lives and fortunes depend on them. - Author: George Eliot
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#9. From a dramatic viewpoint, there are few professions that grant their members entry into other lives, high among them cops, doctors, clergymen, journalists and prostitutes. Perhaps that explains why they figure in so much television and cinema. Their lives are lived in the midst of human drama. - Author: Roger Ebert
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#10. I fear that many a man's good resolutions only need the ordinary fire of daily life to make them melt away. So, too, with fine professions and the boastings of perfection which abound in this age of shams. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#11. In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes the world to believe that he is. Thus we may say that the whole world is made up of appearances. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#12. We all wear some disguise, make some professions, use some artifice, to set ourselves off as being better than we are; and yet it is not denied that we have some good intentions and praiseworthy qualities at bottom. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#13. All professions are conspiracies against the laity. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#14. As you get older, the assumption is you get wiser. I try to earn it by not staying still, not resting on laurels. A lot of people in other professions are retired at my age. I care about music more than ever. - Author: Lorin Maazel
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#15. You know, that pissed me off. We'd traveled half around the world to get to him, and there were monsters chasing us and Naji's curse was impossible to break, and here he was cracking jokes about our professions. - Author: Cassandra Rose Clarke
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#16. Our very lives are dependent, for sustenance, on the sweat and sacrifice of the campesinos. Children of farm workers should be as proud of their parents' professions as other children are of theirs. - Author: Cesar Chavez
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#17. I love research and being educated. It's a great job being able to step into all kinds of professions and into other people's shoes. - Author: Denzel Washington
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#18. Decomposition, for most, starts when they leave the free, social, and uncorrupted college life for the solitary confinement of professions and nuclear families. - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#19. People always overestimate how complex business is. This isn't rocket science. We've chosen one of the world's simplest professions. - Author: Jack Welch
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#20. Taxi-drivers in Frankfurt are said to dislike the annual Book Fair because literary folk, instead of being shuttled to prostitutes like respectable members of other convening professions, prefer to stay in their hotels and fuck one another - Author: Julian Barnes
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#21. All human activities, professions, programs, and institutions must henceforth be judged primarily by the extent to which they inhibit, ignore, or foster a mutually enhancing human/Earth relationship. - Author: Thomas Berry
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#22. The practice of patience toward one another, the overlooking of one another's defects, and the bearing of one another's burdens is the most elementary condition of all human and social activity in the family, in the professions, and in society. - Author: Lawrence G. Lovasik
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#23. Moral excellence has no regard to classes and professions. - Author: Harriet Martineau
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#24. I would hope we would begin a series of projects that would do more to bring the different parts of the university together in the study of Asia, for example, in the study of the professions in Asia. - Author: William Kirby
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#25. A lot of professions happen to be male-dominated because women drop out at a certain point. It's unfortunate. - Author: Tom Colicchio
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#26. Very few, if any, first-generation black or white or Asian kids will pursue a Ph.D. They'll pursue the professions for economic security. Many will go to law school and/or business school. - Author: Henry Louis Gates
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#27. Business ethics has always had problems that are distinct from those of other professions, such as medicine, law, engineering, dentistry, or nursing. - Author: Peter Singer
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#28. I never talk about my wife: we're both in public professions but we try to keep our private life private. - Author: Chris Martin
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#29. My conclusion: Management is the most noble of professions if it's practiced well. No other occupation offers as many ways to help others learn and grow, take responsibility and be recognized for achievement, and contribute to the success of a team. - Author: Clayton Christensen
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#30. Architecture is changing faster than some other professions. - Author: Moshe Safdie
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#31. Obstinacy is perhaps the only human quality that matters at the end of the day, not only in the profession of the policeman but in many professions. At least in any that have something to do with the notion of truth. - Author: Michel Houellebecq
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#32. A woman is handicapped by her sex, and handicaps society, either by slavishly copying the pattern of man's advance in the professions, or by refusing to compete with man at all. - Author: Betty Friedan
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#33. Cricket, like all sport, offers glory to few and a lifetime of it to even fewer. For the investment it demands, it offers short careers that end when people in other professions are starting to flourish. - Author: Harsha Bhogle
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#34. Books to judicious compilers, are useful; to particular arts and professions, they are absolutely necessary; to men of real science, they are tools: but more are tools to them. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#35. Good teachers are to education what education is to all other professions - the indispensable element, the sunlight and oxygen, the foundation on which everything else is built. - Author: Lowell Milken
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#36. Unlike those in other professions, artists cut the branch they are sitting on. - Author: Sarah Thornton
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#37. Laws to suppress tend to strengthen what they would prohibit. This is the fine point on which all legal professions of history have based their job security. - Author: Alexander Herzen
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#38. Most people who serve in Washington have been trained either as lawyers or as political operatives
professions that tend to place a premium on winning arguments rather than solving problems. - Author: Barack Obama
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#39. What is a woman? I assure you, I do not know ... I do not believe that anybody can know until she has expressed herself in all the arts and professions open to human skill. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#40. What has been forgotten is that there were major intellectual breakthroughs in the 1960s, thanks to North American writers of an older generation. There was a rupture in continuity, since most young people influenced by those breakthroughs did not enter the professions. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#41. 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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#42. Management is the most noble of professions if it's practiced well, - Author: Clayton Christensen
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#43. All men love peace in their armchairs after dinner; but they disbelieve the other nations's professions, rightly measuring its sincerity by their own. - Author: Oscar W. Firkins
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#44. No apprenticeship has ever been thought necessary to qualify for husbandry, the great trade of the country. After what are called the fine arts, and the liberal professions, however, there is perhaps no trade which requires so great a variety of knowledge and experience. - Author: Adam Smith
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#45. I write to tell stories. I believe that there a some professions in the world that will last forever: doctor or a nurse, teacher, builder and a storyteller. I write also to become myself, more so day by day. Writing is a way to shape out visible and invisible, in myself as well as in the world. - Author: Eppu Nuotio
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#46. It's only very recently that women have succeeded in entering those professions which, as Muses, they typified for the Greeks. - Author: Mary Ritter Beard
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#47. I am the most skeptical of men in one of the most skeptical of professions in a world which regrettably holds out fewer and fewer dreams the older I get. But on the water, fly rod in hand, my dreams never desert me ... I am never without hope. - Author: David Halberstam
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#48. My opinion with respect to immigration is, that except of useful mechanics and some particular description of men and professions, there is no use of encouragement. - Author: George Washington
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#49. I frequently have scenes that take place in places I've never been or characters who have professions that I know nothing about that I've got to research. But that's what Google is for. - Author: Jane Jensen
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#50. I'm with an old family was the euphemism used to dignify the professions of white folks' cooks and maids who talked so affectedly among their own kind in Roxbury [Massachusetts] that you couldn't even understand them. - Author: Malcolm X
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#51. Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions. - Author: John Lothrop Motley
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#52. even in the quieter professions, there is a toil and a labour of the mind, if not of the body, which seldom leaves a man's looks to the natural effect of time. - Author: Jane Austen
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#53. I challenge those who are in business and other professions to see that there are copies of the Book of Mormon in their reception rooms. - Author: Ezra Taft Benson
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#54. Sports, entertainment and aviation are three of the most exciting professions in the world; you are dealing with the same magnitude. - Author: John Travolta
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#55. Commerce, which is mistakenly classified among the productive forms of work, ought to be ranked first among the parasitical professions like those of monk, soldier, lawyer etc. - Author: Charles Fourier
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#56. As a child I wanted to be everything from a doctor, lawyer, flight attendant to an IT pro- fessional and could never make up my mind. I figured as an actor I'd get to play all these professions. - Author: Lavrenti Lopes
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#57. Hardly any human being is capable of pursuing two professions or two arts rightly. - Author: Plato
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#58. The qualities that one needs to be a good goalkeeper are exactly the same as to be a good sculptor. In both professions one should have a good relationship with time and space. - Author: Eduardo Chillida
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#59. My default position is not to be an actor. My default position is to be a follower of Jesus Christ. If that means I continue in acting, great! I'd love that. But if it means I need to change professions someday because I can't provide for my family, well, that's what I need to do. - Author: Kirk Cameron
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#60. The best thing that can happen to people entering creative professions is the dwindling of all other possibilities. - Author: Dennis Lehane
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#61. Unless men work at occultism as they work for the prizes of their professions they will not achieve. - Author: Dion Fortune
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#62. I admitted I was afraid of the very idea, as afraid as a mortal might have been of designing offspring genetically to enter certain branches of the arts or certain professions. - Author: Anne Rice
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#63. Comedy is just one of the many professions that women are taking over. - Author: Natasha Leggero
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#64. I think I'm a writer, and it's my job. People in other professions are expected to do their jobs all the time. Why shouldn't I? - Author: Richard Greenberg
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#65. our professions, as presently organized, often discourage self-help, self-discovery, and self-reliance; - Author: Richard Susskind
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#66. Heroing is one of the shortest-lived professions there is. - Author: Will Rogers
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#67. Throughout history, even the harshest and most shameful measures are regularly accompanied by professions of noble intent - and rhetoric about bestowing freedom and independence. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#68. To say that secular means irreligious implies that all the arts and sciences are irreligious, and is very like saying that all professions except that of the law are illegal. - Author: John Stuart Mill
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#69. Fortunately I've got a weak character, so I never did decide to dedicate myself to only one of my professions. And I'm very glad. After all, if I'd rejected chess or music then my life wouldn't have been two times, but a hundred times less interesting. - Author: Mark Taimanov
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#70. Lover of love. I adore love letters, and professions of love, and true, heartfelt moments when two people know they're meant for each other. - Author: Lauren Blakely
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#71. While other professions are concerned with changing the environment to suit the weakened body, chiropractic is concerned with strengthening the body to suit the environment. - Author: B. J. Palmer
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#72. It seems to me ... that I have always lived! I possess memories that go back to the Pharoahs. I see myself very clearly at different ages of history, practicing different professions ... My present personality is the result of my lost [past] personalities. - Author: Gustave Flaubert
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#73. Teaching is one of the noblest of professions. It requires an adequate preparation and training, patience, devotion, and a deep sense of responsibility. Those who mold the human mind have wrought not for time, but for eternity. - Author: Calvin Coolidge
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#74. Writing is one of the few professions in which you can psychoanalyse yourself, get rid of hostilities and frustrations in public, and get paid for it. - Author: Octavia Butler
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#75. By liberating women from household work and helping to abolish professions such as domestic service, the washing machine and other household goods completely revolutionised the structure of society. - Author: Ha-Joon Chang
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#76. In high school, I discovered myself. I was interested in race relations and the legal profession. I read about Lincoln and that he believed the law to be the most difficult of professions. - Author: Constance Baker Motley
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#77. I attribute the little I know to my not having been ashamed to ask for information, and to my rule of conversing with all descriptions of men on those topics that form their own peculiar professions and pursuits. - Author: John Locke
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#78. For a country, everything will be lost when the jobs of an economist and a banker become highly respected professions. - Author: Baron De Montesquieu
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#79. All professions have some element of theater to them. - Author: David Halberstam
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#80. The recent Dictionary of Occupational Titles lists over twenty thousand specialized professions in America; being a millionaire is not one of them. - Author: Jerzy Kosinski
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#81. All professions, all work, all activity in the human world finds its essential meaning in the context of a people's cosmic story. - Author: Brian Swimme
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#82. It's a law of the universe that 87 percent of all people in all professions are incompetent. - Author: John Gardner
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#83. I don't like gross monetary inequities. I firmly believe that the wrong people and the wrong professions are being rewarded, and rewarded absurdly, and that the hardest work the obscenely rich do is ensuring that they preserve their privileges, status symbols, and bloated bank accounts. - Author: Michael Dirda
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#84. There are but three beings worthy of respect: the priest, the warrior and the poet. To know, to kill and to create. The rest of mankind may be taxed and drudged, they are born for the stable, that is to say, to practise what they call professions. - Author: Charles Baudelaire
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#85. Were every one employed in points concordant to their natures, professions, and arts, commonwealths would rise up of themselves. - Author: Thomas Browne
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#86. Not too many professions out there that value forgetfulness. Prostitution, maybe. Politics, of course. - Author: Jonathan Nolan
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#87. There are some professions that culturally and sociologically take a long time to change, and because of that, there's still sexism in comedy audiences. We shouldn't blame them: I do it too. A woman comes on, and I feel slightly anxious. I'm a woman in comedy, and I do that; I think everyone does. - Author: Miranda Hart
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#88. Modeling is one of the few professions where women out-earn men, and that's because we're more valuable objects and ornaments. - Author: Cameron Russell
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#89. The liberal professions, and in a wider sense the well-to-do classes, are certainly those with the liveliest taste for knowledge and the most active intellectual life. - Author: Emile Durkheim
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#90. If you look back on professions, when they became undervalued and paid less, women tended to do better in them. - Author: Alison Owen
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#91. Culturally speaking, I was raised in a Jewish household. In addition to the religious side of it, I was taught respect for books and learning and the higher professions like medicine and law and teaching. - Author: Woody Allen
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#92. And, in fine, of false sciences I thought I knew the worth sufficiently to escape being deceived by the professions of an alchemist, the predictions of an astrologer, the impostures of a magician, or by the artifices and boasting of any of those who profess to know things of which they are ignorant. - Author: Rene Descartes
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#93. In learning to utilize antibiotics for the control of human and animal diseases, the medical and veterinary professions have acquired powerful tools for combating infections and epidemics. - Author: Selman Waksman
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#94. In Wales, singing and storytelling are party skills, not professions. - Author: Rhys Ifans
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#95. Writing must certainly be one of the hardest professions - writing and painting. - Author: Anjelica Huston
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#96. The mere idea of marriage, as a strong possibility, if not always nowadays a reasonable likelihood, existing to weaken the will by distracting its straight aim in the life of practically every young girl, is the simple secret of their confessed inferiority in men's pursuits and professions to-day. - Author: William Bolitho
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#97. In many professions, what used to matter most were abilities associated with the left side of the brain: linear, sequential, spreadsheet kind of faculties. Those still matter, but they're not enough. - Author: Daniel H. Pink
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#98. Such professions as the soldier and the lawyer ... give ample opportunity for crimes but not much for mere illusions ... If you have lost a battle you cannot believe you have won it; if your client is hanged you cannot pretend that you have gotten him off. - Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton
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#99. Could a literary life be referred to with the iambic pentameter of, say, harnessing wind power, transplanting hearts or saving the whales. Or did it necessitate the sombre and monotonous dirge of software, priority banking or turbine building. - Author: Anita Nair
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#100. All of us have been trained by education and environment to seek personal gain and security and to fight for ourselves. Though we cover it over with pleasant phrases, we have been educated for various professions within a system which is based on exploitation and acquisitive fear. - Author: Jiddu Krishnamurti
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