Quotations on Vocation

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I began to ration my writing, for fear I would dream through life as my father had done. I was afraid I had inherited a poisoned gene from him, a vocation without a gift.
- Mavis Gallant
(Keywords: Life, Father, Dream, Fear, Vocation, Writing)

Waiting is the great vocation of the dispossessed.
- Mary Gordon
(Keywords: Vocation, Waiting)

My intention to lecture is as vague as my intention is to go on the stage. I will never consider an offer to lecture, not because I despise the vocation, but because I have no desire to appear on the public rostrum.
- Mary MacLane
(Keywords: Desire, Intention, Public, Vocation, Will)

Writing is not a profession but a vocation of unhappiness.
- Georges Simenon
(Keywords: Profession, Unhappiness, Vocation, Writing)

I'm convinced that the man who has learned to meditate upon the Lord will be able to run on his feet and walk in his spirit. Although he may be hurried by his vocation, that's not the issue. The issue is how fast his spirit is going. To slow it down takes a period of time.
- Charles Stanley
(Keywords: Time, Feet, Man, May, Spirit, Vocation, Will)

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