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Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence. (Quote by - Honore De Balzac)

Once you get into this great stream of history you can't get out. You can drown. Or you can be pulled ashore by the tide. But it is awfully hard to get out when you are in the middle of the stream -- if it is intended that you stay there. (Quote by - Richard M. Nixon)

Look around the inhabited world; how few know their own good, or knowing it, pursue. (Quote by - John Dryden)

My ultimate vocation in life is to be an irritant. (Quote by - Elvis Costello)

My first vocation was dance. (Quote by - Victoria Abril)

We are apt to mistake our vocation by looking out of the way for occasions to exercise great and rare virtues, and by stepping over the ordinary ones that lie directly in the road before us (Quote by - Hannah More)

You must realize that honorary degrees are given generally to people whose SAT scores were too low to get them into schools the regular way. As a matter of fact, it was my SAT scores that led me into my present vocation in life, comedy. (Quote by - Neil Simon)

I did a little theatre work after that and the following year I got another part in a television series. Then it was almost to the end of the year before I got more work. That was coming to terms with the reality of the vocation I had chosen. (Quote by - Karl Urban)

Many people mistake our work for our vocation. Our vocation is the love of Jesus. (Quote by - Mother Teresa)

Sweetest Lord, make me appreciative of the dignity of my high vocation, and its many responsibilities. Never permit me to disgrace it by giving way to coldness, unkindness, or impatience. (Quote by - Mother Teresa)

A society in which vocation and job are separated for most people gradually creates an economy that is often devoid of spirit, one that frequently fills our pocketbooks at the cost of emptying our souls. (Quote by - Sam Keen)

I've always felt that if one was going to take seriously this vocation as an artist, you have to get beyond that decorative facade. (Quote by - Anish Kapoor)

Waiting is the great vocation of the dispossessed. (Quote by - Mary Gordon)

The sportsman knows that a sport is a recreation, a game, an amusement and a pastime, but his eyes are fixed on a higher goal, on the most important thing in his life, which is his education or his vocation. (Quote by - Avery Brundage)

If you get to be thirty-five and your job still involves wearing a name tag, you've probably made a serious vocational error. (Quote by - Dennis Miller)

Politics is not a good location or a vocation for anyone lazy, thin-skinned or lacking a sense of humour. (Quote by - John Bailey)

It is not more vacation we need - it is more vocation. (Quote by - Eleanor Roosevelt)

There are not a few among the disciples of charity who require, in their vocation, scarcely less excitement than the votaries of pleasure in theirs. (Quote by - Charles Dickens)

The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

The decision to speak out is the vocation and lifelong peril by which the intellectual must live. (Quote by - Kay Boyle)

The demand for equal rights in every vocation of life is just and fair; but, after all, the most vital right is the right to love and be loved. (Quote by - Emma Goldman)

The least one can say of power is that a vocation for it is suspicious. (Quote by - Jean Rostand)

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. (Quote by - Charles Stanley)

The lawyer has not reached the height of his vocation who does not find therein... scope for a peculiar but genuine artistic function. (Quote by - Frederick Pollock)

For most men life is a search for the proper manila envelope in which to get themselves filed. (Quote by - Cliff Fadiman)

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