Quotations on Careers

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Not so much in Canada, but certainly in the US, as I'm sure you know, money is all, and if they can get another 26 programs of the same thing even though it advances the culture or those actor's careers not at all it doesn't matter.
- Rowan Atkinson
(Keywords: Money, Actor, Canada, Careers, Culture)

Catholic school graduates exhibit a wide variety of qualities that will not only help them in their careers but also in their family and community lives.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: Family, Careers, Community, Help, School, Variety, Will)

The only people who have control over their careers are the ones you see on the covers of magazines. Everyone else is just plodding along making a living. The key is not to live over your means and overdo it.
- Adam Baldwin
(Keywords: People, Control, Careers, Key, Living)

I have done things politically, and I've been running a business at the same time, but I sort of joke that to some extent I do more than most legislators have done in their whole careers, and I've been doing it as a part-time job.
- Craig Benson
(Keywords: Business, Time, Careers, Job, Legislators, Running)

The music industry is a strange combination of having real and intangible assets: pop bands are brand names in themselves, and at a given stage in their careers their name alone can practically gaurantee hit records.
- Richard Branson
(Keywords: Music, Careers, Name, Names)

The bottom line is that these athletes tend to be safer investments because they really value their marketing opportunities. They don't make as much money as during their active careers.
- Dick Butkus
(Keywords: Money, Athletes, Careers, Marketing, Value)

All of the sudden the audiences started getting younger and the spread of the attendance was really wide. I think it's as a result of the records selling more that they started following our careers.
- John Cale
(Keywords: Selling, Audiences, Careers, Result)

Many of our nation's great leaders began their careers at a service academy. I encourage anyone interested in a rewarding college experience or military career to apply as soon as possible.
- Chris Cannon
(Keywords: Experience, Career, Careers, College, Leaders, Military, Nation, Service)

Unless you are really grounded and have a true sense of reality, you can get lost in that and a lot of people do and that's why you see so many people with successful careers but with destructive lives.
- Morris Chestnut
(Keywords: People, Successful, Careers, Reality, Sense)

I would prefer to have a more appealing job. If I could still change careers, I would prefer it. This unfortunate art is made for long beards and ugly faces rather than for a relatively well-endowed woman.
- Camille Claudel
(Keywords: Art, Change, Careers, Faces, Job, Ugly, Woman)

By the time I entered college, I had decided not to have children, a decision that was never regretted. Accordingly, I was careful to court only girls who wanted to have professional careers.
- Donald Cram
(Keywords: Time, Decision, Careers, Children, College, Court, Girls)

There are people who appear in the magazines and I don't know who they are. I've never seen anything they've done and their careers are over already. They're famous for maybe 10 minutes. Real careers, I think, take a long time to unfold.
- Matt Damon
(Keywords: Time, People, Careers, Famous)

There are two types of courage involved with what I did. When it comes to picking up a rifle, millions of people are capable of doing that, as we see in Iraq or Vietnam. But when it comes to risking their careers, or risking being invited to lunch by the establishment, it turns out that's remarkably rare.
- Daniel Ellsberg
(Keywords: People, Courage, Being, Careers, Iraq, Vietnam)

There aren't more lady songwriters for the same reason that there aren't more lady doctors or lady accountants or lady lawyers; not enough women have the time for careers.
- Dorothy Fields
(Keywords: Time, Women, Careers, Doctors, Lady, Lawyers, Reason)

I am still learning every day not to watch other people's careers and compare.
- Joely Fisher
(Keywords: People, Careers, Day, Learning)

One of the reasons we survive as a band is that we are seen as a band of today. We don't want to be seen as a band that tours and plays old songs. We feel that we are making the best music of our careers.
- Andrew Fletcher
(Keywords: Music, Careers, Old, Songs, Today, Want)

Literature boils with the madcap careers of writers brought to the edge by the demands of living on their nerves, wringing out their memories and their nightmares to extract meaning, truth, beauty.
- Herbert Gold
(Keywords: Beauty, Truth, Careers, Literature, Living, Meaning, Memories, Nerves, Writers)

Education can lift individuals out of poverty and into rewarding careers.
- Christine Gregoire
(Keywords: Education, Careers, Poverty)

I never wanted to separate from either wife. It was accumulated stress. We had virtually no time to ourselves. After politics we were both working very hard to establish new careers.
- John Hewson
(Keywords: Politics, Time, Wife, Careers, Stress)

You know, no one steered people's careers in those days, I don't think, like they do today.
- Wanda Jackson
(Keywords: People, Careers, Today)

We want to make sure our athletes have a future once their athletics careers are over.
- Alberto Juantorena
(Keywords: Athletes, Careers, Future, Want)

We do not use managers, we are the representatives of our athletes, and that is why I am deeply involved in athletics, I follow our athletes careers from start to finish, 100% all the way.
- Alberto Juantorena
(Keywords: Athletes, Careers, Managers)

I respect people who can do both careers, like Will Smith and a couple of other people who have done it, but I just don't know when they sleep.
- Val Kilmer
(Keywords: People, Careers, Respect, Sleep, Will)

My greatest reward is knowing for certain, as I do with many other acts and artistes, that without Jonathan King being alive and involved, Genesis would not exist, and the guys would have had careers as intended - as accountants and lawyers!
- Jonathan King
(Keywords: Being, Careers, Reward)

Not taboo - it's just that straight actors still risk their careers commercially and economically. They have to please the crowd - they're movie stars; their image is their industry. It goes beyond acting.
- Ang Lee
(Keywords: Acting, Actors, Careers, Risk, Stars)

Certainly since then many people have taken a lot of those ideas and ridden them for years and years and made careers out of them. Part of that is willingness to do the kind of work that I wasn't willing to do. Get into a van and cover the country.
- Arto Lindsay
(Keywords: Work, People, Ideas, Careers, Country, Years)

If anyone can figure out how to balance my celebrity and my dual careers in music and film, it's me. I don't feel frightened; I feel challenged.
- Jennifer Lopez
(Keywords: Music, Balance, Careers, Celebrity, Film)

Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.
- Og Mandino
(Keywords: Success, Selling, Victory, Careers, Importance, Obstacles)

I'm a character actress, plain and simple... Who can worry about a career? Have a life. Movie stars have careers - actors work, and then they don't work, and then they work again.
- Frances McDormand
(Keywords: Work, Life, Character, Actors, Career, Careers, Stars, Worry)

Movie stars have careers - actors work, and then they don't work, and then they work again.
- Frances McDormand
(Keywords: Work, Actors, Careers, Stars)

The meetings of the legislature at Springfield then first brought together that splendid group of young men of genius whose phenomenal careers and distinguished services have given Illinois fame in the history of the nation.
- John George Nicolay
(Keywords: History, Men, Genius, Careers, Fame, First, Meetings, Nation)

Like many students, I found the drudgery of real experiments and the slowness of progress a complete shock, and at my low points I contemplated other alternative careers including study of the philosophy or sociology of science.
- Paul Nurse
(Keywords: Science, Progress, Careers, Philosophy, Students, Study)

Community colleges play an important role in helping people transition between careers by providing the retooling they need to take on a new career.
- Barack Obama
(Keywords: People, Career, Careers, Community, Play)

The secret of long life is double careers. One to about age sixty, then another for the next thirty years.
- David Ogilvy
(Keywords: Age, Life, Careers, Years)

The whole point of a sacrifice is that you give up something you never really wanted in the first place. People are doing it around you all the time. They give up their careers, say - or their beliefs - or sex.
- John Osborne
(Keywords: Time, Sex, Sacrifice, People, Beliefs, Careers, First)

Theater in Chicago will always be my first love. It started careers for me and about 50 of my friends. We all love coming back. As soon as the TV show is over, I'll be back in Chicago, doing live theater.
- William Petersen
(Keywords: Love, Careers, Chicago, First, First love, Friends, Theater, Will)

We are all trying to balance our careers and children and give as much of ourselves and our time to them. You work and have a husband, and projects, and friends. It is a balancing act.
- Kelly Preston
(Keywords: Time, Work, Husband, Act, Balance, Careers, Children, Friends, Projects, Trying)

The purpose of the ADA was to provide clear and comprehensive national standards to eliminate discrimination against individuals with disabilities. As a result, individuals with disabilities are now able to live in their homes and have access to new careers.
- Jim Ramstad
(Keywords: Purpose, Careers, Discrimination, Now, Result)

My mom is two people to me. She's my mom number one, and then she's this lady most comedians know as being a legendary owner of a nightclub that's responsible for starting a lot of heavy careers.
- Pauly Shore
(Keywords: Mom, People, Being, Careers, Comedians, Lady)

Artists speak the truth to the public without fear of retribution or damage to their careers.
- Ron Silver
(Keywords: Truth, Fear, Artists, Careers, Public)

Careers, like rockets, don't always take off on time. The trick is to always keep the engine running.
- Gary Sinise
(Keywords: Time, Careers, Running)

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
(Keywords: Life, Perception, Careers, Day, Meaning, Songs)

During the time I was on The Hardy Boys, I was also watching other people's careers. I thought the next step was to be a movie star. I kept saying no to projects, and offers stopped coming in. I was no longer hot.
- Parker Stevenson
(Keywords: Time, Thought, People, Boys, Careers, Projects, Saying)

I think 'Saturday Night Live', starting in the 1970s, really gave women an outlet to be funny. A lot of those women went on to have film careers, from Kristen Wiig now to Tina Fey and Gilda Radner.
- Emma Stone
(Keywords: Women, Funny, Careers, Film, Night, Now)

The mission for the day is to encourage students to think beyond traditional career opportunities, prepare for future careers and entrance into the workplace.
- Allen Tate
(Keywords: Career, Careers, Day, Future, Mission, Students)

From a very early age, I made my decisions based on careers that I admire. The one thing that all the actresses I love have in common is that they have diversity in their careers.
- Olivia Wilde
(Keywords: Love, Age, Careers, Decisions, Diversity)

Through this additional support, we must renew our commitment to provide talented young people with the opportunity to build scientific careers based on their curiosity, the same opportunity that was provided to me when I began my work.
- Kenneth G. Wilson
(Keywords: Work, People, Opportunity, Careers, Commitment, Curiosity, Support)

Many people worry so much about managing their careers, but rarely spend half that much energy managing their LIVES. I want to make my life, not just my job, the best it can be. The rest will work itself out.
- Reese Witherspoon
(Keywords: Work, Life, People, Careers, Energy, Job, Rest, Want, Will, Worry)

Careers in virtually all academic disciplines are fostered by being a superstar who knows more about one subject than anyone else in the world.
- Philip Zimbardo
(Keywords: Being, Careers, World)









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