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1. "I was a fairly good amateur musician, and I was an average professional. But the one thing I saw was that the big band business was fading."
Author: Alan Greenspan
2. "The attempted professionalization of serious and systematic thinking has had a disastrous effect upon our culture"
Author: Alasdair MacIntyre
3. "His music gave no lesser joy than a vacation. Creativity in his music and its success stood out as an example to all kinds of artists, in the lectures of business speakers, engineers, and to anyone who built or constructed something in their respective profession."
Author: Amit Kalantri
4. "You are young and healthy, professional and wealthy, productive and prosperous."
Author: Anyaele Sam Chiyson
5. "My brother was born without taste or the desire to be professionally lit."
Author: Augusten Burroughs
6. "I found one had to do some work every day, even at midnight, because either you're professional or you're not."
Author: Barbara Hepworth
7. "Double standards in domestic roles are deeply rooted in cultural attitudes and workplace practices. Working mothers are held to higher standards than working fathers and are often criticized for being insufficiently committed, either as parents or professionals. Those who seem willing to sacrifice family needs to workplace demands appear lacking as mothers. Those who take extended leave or reduced schedules appear lacking as leaders."
Author: Barbara Kellerman
8. "I was always a writer - working on campaigns was never a profession for me. It was something I did on the side, really, so the trajectory hasn't been a political operative who likes to dabble in writing and finds himself into stumbling on film and TV - that was always my goal."
Author: Beau Willimon
9. "La cortesia non e' superficiale, come altrove; ma non e' neppure una passionale offerta di sé, come qualcuno di voi vuol credere. Diciamo che e' una combinazione di intuizione (questo vuole el cliente), professionaita', (questo pare io debba fare), umanita' (vizia al prossimo tuo come te stesso)..."
Author: Beppe Severgnini
10. "My mom was a professional fitness competitor, so I go into the gym with her. I train with my dad and mother. It's embarrassing, because she's really strong."
Author: Booboo Stewart
11. "To qualify as a Seeker, it was necessary to show a high serendipity factor. In my experimental behaviour pool as a child, I had exhibited such a factor, and had been selected for special training forthwith. I had taken additional courses in Philosophical, Alpha-humerals, Incidental Tetrachotomy, Apunctual Synchronicity, Homoontogenesis, and other subjects, ultimately qualifying as a Prime Esemplastic Seeker. In other words, I put two and two together in situations where other people were not thinking about addition. I connected. I made wholes greater than parts. Mine was an invaluable profession in a cosmos increasingly full of parts."
Author: Brian W. Aldiss
12. "Shulman argues that work that is valued is work that is presented to colleagues. The failure to make this kind of wider connection weakens the sense of community. This happens in scholarly life when such essential functions as professional service or teaching do not get discussed openly or often enough."
Author: Charles E. Glassick
13. "No man likes to acknowledge that he has made a mistake in the choice of his profession, and every man, worthy of the name, will row long against wind and tide before he allows himself to cry out, 'I am baffled!' and submits to be floated passively back to land."
Author: Charlotte Brontë
14. "Jim Carrey is a consummate actor and professional. He comes on set, knows his lines and knows his moves."
Author: Christine Baranski
15. "There's not a long track record of people leaving professional sports to become a software developer."
Author: Curt Schilling
16. "The best part of learning any profession, when you're really going through those huge stretching escalated times of learning and energy, is when you want to do it so much."
Author: Diane Cilento
17. "It occured to me that eating is the only form of professionalism most people ever attain."
Author: Don DeLillo
18. "Football is my profession now. I'm getting married in August... It's a new experience for me as someone just getting out of college. I still have the same attitude about football I always had. I play hard. I enjoy practice. I'd rather be throwing in passing drills than sitting around and watching TV."
Author: Doug Flutie
19. "I dare say, my remark came from the professional feeling of there being nothing like leather.[Mr. Hale--about books; reminding me of my statement that "there is nothing like holding a real book in your hands"]"
Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
20. "General" stands here for the individual who goes into action, whether freely or forcedly. Since anarchy offers him an especially favorable charge, this type is permanent today. Thus, "general" has a universal rather than a special meaning. It can be replaced ad libitum. It refers not to a profession but to a condition. The latter may also crop up in a coolie, in which case it is particularly effective."
Author: Ernst Jünger
21. "We are very isolated, far from boyfriends and friends, so we have to be strong, smart and very professional."
Author: Eva Herzigova
22. "Writing is not a profession but a vocation of unhappiness."
Author: Georges Simenon
23. "I left rock and roll professionally at about 49. That's too long as far as I'm concerned. Some people can do it; it depends on what you were."
Author: Grace Slick
24. "Before one may scare the plain people one must first have a firm understanding of the bugaboos that most facilely alarm them. One must study the schemes that have served to do it in the past, and one must study very carefully the technic of the chief current professionals."
Author: H.L. Mencken
25. "I had to get out of America to get a professional life going where I could actually make a living."
Author: Harold Budd
26. "Across professions, consistency is a direct product of work ethic."
Author: Harsha Bhogle
27. "[A]s though mindful of the wife of Lot, who looked back from behind him, thou deliveredst me first to the sacred garments and monastic profession before thou gavest thyself to God. And for that in this one thing thou shouldst have had little trust in me I vehemently grieved and was ashamed. For I (God [knows]) would without hesitation precede or follow thee to the Vulcanian fires according to thy word. For not with me was my heart, but with thee. But now, more than ever, if it be not with thee, it is nowhere. For without thee it cannot anywhere exist."
Author: Héloïse D'Argenteuil
28. "I'm not a professional politician. I'm a professional problem solver, and I believe we should cut the salaries of senators and congressmen 10 percent until they balance the budget. I call that conservative common sense."
Author: Herman Cain
29. "Get the Top Personal Injury Attorneys to help you! Lawyers that can help you with car accidents injury cases. Professional and hassle free. Check this out: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uPCY3...This is Genuine. No Hustle and Bustle, Just Pure Authenticness, Hassle Free."
Author: Injurylawyertobe
30. "Do not hover always on the surface of things, nor take up suddenly with mere appearances; but penetrate into the depth of matters, as far as your time and circumstances allow, especially in those things which relate to your profession."
Author: Isaac Watts
31. "The adoption of gloves for all contests will do more to preserve the practice of boxing than any other conceivable means. It will give pugilism new life, not only as a professional boxer's art, but as a general exercise."
Author: John Boyle O'Reilly
32. "Writers take words seriously—perhaps the last professional class that does—and they struggle to steer their own through the crosswinds of meddling editors and careless typesetters and obtuse and malevolent reviewers into the lap of the ideal reader."
Author: John Updike
33. "Magic is the only honest profession. A magician promises to deceive you and he does."
Author: Karl Germain
34. "Look at him! That's life, according to the medical profession. Isn't life wonderful?"
Author: Kurt Vonnegut
35. "I know some women go in for excitement and danger. It must make them feel more alive. It's my professional judgment that you're a dangerous man."
Author: Margaret Way
36. "I've always been more in control of my professional life than my personal life. Although I'm a strong woman, when I fall in love I just give myself 100 percent. I become secondary."
Author: Maria Conchita Alonso
37. "In my early life, I was a professional folk singer. I used to sing on the national television and radio in Canada. Nobody knows that - but now I've said it, haven't I? I'm strictly a shower singer at the minute."
Author: Mary Gordon
38. "I've been working professionally as an actor since I was 20. That's going to be 25 years soon. So, that's a veteran. That's a big-time veteran. I've had some great successes, and I've had some not-successes."
Author: Michael Imperioli
39. "The man Jack was, above all things, a professional, or so he told himself,"
Author: Neil Gaiman
40. "Once you realize that you're in something that you've always wanted and you don't want to lose it, you behave differently. And that means the integrity, the professionalism, and knowing what's right from wrong and still making choices that you probably wouldn't have made."
Author: Paul Anka
41. "The BBC's television, radio and online services remain an important part of British culture and the fact the BBC continues to thrive amongst audiences at home and abroad is testament to a professional and dedicated management team who are committed to providing a quality public service."
Author: Pauline Neville Jones
42. "Increasingly, stars are recruited from the ranks of professional models, with the result that today's starlets are better dressed and better groomed than ever before, though it is doubtful if they are better actresses."
Author: Rita Hayworth
43. "Every war results from the struggle for markets and spheres of influence, and every war is sold to the public by professional liars and totally sincere religious maniacs, as a Holy Crusade to save God and Goodness from Satan and Evil."
Author: Robert Anton Wilson
44. "Money management has been a profession involving a lot of fakery - people saying they can beat the market, and they really can't."
Author: Robert J. Shiller
45. "But to do it professionally is a quantum leap difference and my father had to be persuaded by these kind of Ivy League professors that I should go to the Yale Drama School, another one of the stories in there."
Author: Robert Klein
46. "My sister started acting professionally when she was twelve, but I wanted to go to college first."
Author: Rooney Mara
47. "Writers are, as a profession, nothing if not eccentric."
Author: Sara Sheridan
48. "I started making music professionally when I was 14."
Author: Sky Ferreira
49. "The sign of the amateur is overglorification of and preoccupation with the mystery. The professional shuts up. She doesn't talk about it. She does her work."
Author: Steven Pressfield
50. "Do not try to push your way through to the front ranks of your profession; do not run after distinctions and rewards; but do your utmost to find an entry into the world of beauty."
Author: Sydney Smith

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