Quotations on Job

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My job, I think, is the hardest job out of all the judges because I am the only one that is a performer.
- Paula Abdul
(Keywords: Job, Judges)

My father is an actor, so he brought me into his agency when I was young. It wasn't something I wanted to do until high school, when I started taking theater and really liked it. Then an agent found me and wanted me to come out to Los Angeles and give it a shot. I gave myself six months, but it only took me like a week to get a job.
- Jensen Ackles
(Keywords: Father, Actor, Job, Months, School, Theater)

I always knew I'd be in music in some sort of capacity. I didn't know if I'd be successful at it, but I knew I'd be doing something in it. Maybe get a job in a record store. Maybe even play in a band. I never got into this to be a star.
- Bryan Adams
(Keywords: Music, Successful, Job, Play)

It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it... anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
- Douglas Adams
(Keywords: People, Fact, Job, President, Want)

Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
- Douglas Adams
(Keywords: Job, President)

If a job's worth doing, it's too hard.
- Scott Adams
(Keywords: Job, Worth)

In Iran I think nobody loses their job because of making a statement that reflects their opinion. From this point of view, conditions in Iran are far better than in many other places in the world.
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Keywords: Job, Opinion, World)

I don't have any focus groups on talent and programming. If I need five people in a mall to be paid $40 to tell me how to do my job, I shouldn't do my job.
- Roger Ailes
(Keywords: Talent, People, Focus, Job, Programming)

I started out with comedy in college, but had my major in Recreation Administration - which meant I wasn't going to get a real job - so I started doing a little standup.
- Carlos Alazraqui
(Keywords: College, Comedy, Job, Recreation)

Living in L.A., everyone likes to mold you and change you. I don't care about fame, I don't care about being a celebrity. I know that's part of the job, but I don't feed into anyone's idea of who I should be.
- Jessica Alba
(Keywords: Change, Idea, Being, Care, Celebrity, Fame, Job, Living)

When we were in the seminary we got a stipend direct from the government and for that stipend we had an obligation to stick to our teaching job for five years.
- Josef Albers
(Keywords: Government, Job, Obligation, Teaching, Years)

The greatest part of the job was... that was for nine years it was a pleasure to go to work.
- Jason Alexander
(Keywords: Work, Job, Pleasure, Years)

The job of mayor and Governor is becoming more and more like the job of university president, which I used to be; it looks like you are in charge, but you are not.
- Lamar Alexander
(Keywords: Job, President, University)

I've always done things the hard way. I was born like a piece of tangled yarn. The job is trying to untangle it, and I'll probably go on doing it for the rest of my life.
- Karen Allen
(Keywords: Life, Job, Rest, Trying)

The great mystery to me is how restaurant critics think they can get away with doing their job without anybody noticing who they are.
- Ted Allen
(Keywords: Job, Mystery)

Women now have choices. They can be married, not married, have a job, not have a job, be married with children, unmarried with children. Men have the same choice we've always had: work, or prison.
- Tim Allen
(Keywords: Men, Women, Work, Children, Choice, Choices, Job, Now, Prison)

The tougher the job, the greater the reward.
- George Allen, Sr.
(Keywords: Job, Reward)

I just try to do as good job with the material as I can and play some jazz as well, some improvised music, and do that every night. Just see where it goes.
- Mose Allison
(Keywords: Music, Jazz, Job, Night, Play)

For me, it was not destiny to make it to where I am now - I thought for a long- time I would become a go-kart mechanic, or a job like this, not an F1 driver.
- Fernando Alonso
(Keywords: Time, Thought, Destiny, Job, Now)

I look at myself as someone who has been very lucky - my job is also what I enjoy most in the world, and I can make my life doing it.
- Fernando Alonso
(Keywords: Life, Job, World)

I am no longer sure that when I go out there and do my job it'll even see the light of air, if the experience of my network colleagues is anything to go by.
- Christiane Amanpour
(Keywords: Experience, Job, Light, Network)

Neither Johnson nor his party nor the government as a whole were willing to raise, train, equip, and then send Vietnam sufficient manpower to do the job.
- Stephen Ambrose
(Keywords: Government, Job, Party, Vietnam)

If they respect the craft and what we're doing and they bring something to the table and they work hard, I don't care what you do as your side job or as your day job.
- Anthony Anderson
(Keywords: Work, Care, Day, Job, Respect)

I can't think of any more important issue. If we get this right, we'll not only preserve our landscape for future generations we'll be able to generate I think more investment and more job opportunities in the inland and we sure as hell need those jobs.
- John Anderson
(Keywords: Future, Generations, Hell, Investment, Job, Jobs, Right)

I've had the same, full-time assistant and typist for eight or nine years now. She's read everything I've written, she types everything and does a good job, translates it and makes comments.
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Keywords: Job, Now, Years)

I did several interesting jobs, working in restaurants, I worked at a lab rat farm, feeding and watering all these rats. Then I got a full-time job as a technical writer for a large scientific research laboratory.
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Keywords: Job, Jobs, Research, Restaurants, Writer)

I've been working with them for a couple years and a couple of projects. Essentially Robert F. Kennedy Jr., is the chief litigator for this corporation, this Alliance, and their job is to prosecute corporate polluters of the great bodies of water in North America.
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Keywords: Alliance, America, Corporate, Job, Projects, Water, Years)

You know, I am mainstream America, and it really doesn't matter what party you're in. When you call your children and you say 'How are you?' - and what you are really asking is, 'Do you still have your job? And are you able to make the mortgage payment?', That resonates across the state, not across party lines.
- Sharron Angle
(Keywords: America, Children, Job, Party, State)

You can make more money on unemployment than you can going down and getting one of those jobs that is an honest job, but it doesn't pay as much. And so, that's what's happened to us is that we have put in so much entitlement into our government, that we really have spoiled our citizenry and said you don't want the jobs that are available.
- Sharron Angle
(Keywords: Money, Government, Job, Jobs, Unemployment, Want)

They keep extending these unemployment benefits to the point where people are afraid to go out and get a job, because the job doesn't pay as much as the unemployment benefit does.
- Sharron Angle
(Keywords: People, Benefits, Job, Unemployment)

I was told to avoid the business all together because of the rejection. People would say to me, 'Don't you want to have a normal job and a normal family?' I guess that would be good advice for some people, but I wanted to act.
- Jennifer Aniston
(Keywords: Business, People, Family, Act, Advice, Job, Rejection, Want)

I'm one of the great unemployed looking for the next job. I'm waiting for the right offer. Like anyone, I want something that turns me on inside.
- Francesca Annis
(Keywords: Job, Right, Waiting, Want)

I know what my job is: I write the songs, I sing them, I play them on the piano.
- Fiona Apple
(Keywords: Job, Play, Songs)

Listen, my day job is also Chief Creative Officer for Marvel, and it's a very painful job because we publish a lot of books, and there are things I see where I can punch people out. Therefore, we have some new people now, and the kids are going to read our books.
- Avi Arad
(Keywords: People, Books, Day, Job, Kids, Now)

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Work, Job, Perfection, Pleasure)

My second job has been to try to use my power to create institutions of a modern state that could enter the European Union, and there was very little time. The door was closing, and I wanted to get Bosnia through before it shut.
- Paddy Ashdown
(Keywords: Power, Time, Job, State)

It's not my job to be popular. I'm goal-driven; my job is to get results.
- Paddy Ashdown
(Keywords: Goal, Job, Popular, Results)

Getting to play superheros is a pretty good job.
- Shawn Ashmore
(Keywords: Job, Play, Pretty)

The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.
- Fred Astaire
(Keywords: Job, Kids, Learning, Manners, Today)

You never get every job you want.
- Mackenzie Astin
(Keywords: Job, Want)

It's extremely difficult to get these jobs because you can't get a job on a ship unless you have seaman's paper's, and you can't get seaman's papers unless you have a job on a ship. There had to be a way to break through the circle, and he was the one who arranged it for me.
- Paul Auster
(Keywords: Job, Jobs)

If the audience walks out of a concert thinking, What a wonderful experience, then we have done our job.
- Emanuel Ax
(Keywords: Experience, Job, Thinking)

This ought to be a season for cooperation in terms of pushing our economy forward, job creation, steadying the middle class, and laying the groundwork for a better future. And that's what we want to work on with Republicans and Democrats.
- David Axelrod
(Keywords: Work, Class, Cooperation, Creation, Democrats, Economy, Future, Job, Middle class, Republicans, Want)

The fact is if we do our job right, if we keep worrying not about polls but about the jobs of the American people, about their health care, about their ability to educate their kids, stay in their homes and own their homes, send their kids to college, the basic pillars of a middle-class life, if we keep worrying about the future and building a stronger future for this country, these things will take care of themselves.
- David Axelrod
(Keywords: Health, Life, People, Ability, American, Building, Care, College, Country, Fact, Future, Job, Jobs, Kids, Right, Will)

We cannot neglect the unemployed, underemployed and dislocated workers of America who need ample and widespread funding for federal job training services.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: America, Job, Neglect, Training, Workers)

The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
- Francis Bacon
(Keywords: Artist, Job, Mystery)

I, talking about my children, of course I wanted them to succeed in life, they have to choose whatever job or occupation that they want, I will not try to influence.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Keywords: Life, Children, Influence, Job, Occupation, Succeed, Talking, Want, Will)

I want to give as many Canadians the opportunity to be successful and if we can use their athletic gifts to get them a free degree or a free diploma across the border then I guess I'm doing my job.
- Donovan Bailey
(Keywords: Opportunity, Successful, Gifts, Job, Want)

A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it, then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Keywords: Love, Emotion, Job, Poor)

Also, while I was at Yale, I had a job teaching kids at the museum.
- Robert T. Bakker
(Keywords: Job, Kids, Teaching)



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