Professions Quotes

Professions Quotes by Hanna Rosin, Lee Zeldin, Hillary Clinton, Dara Khosrowshahi, Soha Ali Khan, Hubert de Givenchy and many others.

Women have taken on traditionally masculine roles and professions, and there is no real equivalent for men. Men are still extremely reluctant, as we all are reluctant to see them, take on traditionally feminine roles or professions. That is just not something that they do easily.
Few professions are given as much power as we entrust to those who wear the uniform of a police officer. These individuals dedicate themselves to a calling in which threats that can materialize in an instant are part of the job description.
We are still living with a double standard. I know it. Every woman I know knows it, whether you‘re in the media as a woman, or you’re in the professions or business or politics.
I think I wanted to be a doctor. In Iran, the engineering and medical professions are worshipped. My father very much wanted me to be a doctor. I was certainly eager to please as a young man – as a kid, I should say.
We do have very intelligent actresses in our country. They’re all very capable, smart and are managing their professions very well.
Mine is one of the most beautiful professions in fashion: making others happy with an idea… I am happy because I did the job I dreamt of as a child.
There’s a view in Russian society that there are ‘male professions’ and ‘female professions.’ The women should be looking after the home and children. It makes me sad. But the only thing you can do is fight it.
In certain professions, you can love your profession; you can do it in a very professional way and do it wonderfully, but you do not have this possibility to communicate with others – I express myself singing, and I think this is a real luxury.
I frequently have scenes that take place in places I’ve never been or characters who have professions that I know nothing about that I’ve got to research. But that’s what Google is for.
And maybe some people do it too much, are too selfish and concentrated on chess. But I think that in all professions you can find a lot of people like that.
As for doing good; that is one of the professions which is full. Moreover I have tried it fairly and, strange as it may seem, am satisfied that it does not agree with my constitution.
I don’t like gross monetary inequities. I firmly believe that the wrong people and the wrong professions are being rewarded, and rewarded absurdly, and that the hardest work the obscenely rich do is ensuring that they preserve their privileges, status symbols, and bloated bank accounts.
A woman is handicapped by her sex, and handicaps society, either by slavishly copying the pattern of man’s advance in the professions, or by refusing to compete with man at all.
I am a ball player in the summer and a farmer in the winter time, and I aim to be a success at both professions.
Without there being some national strategy, it is difficult for educators to know what kinds of engineers or technicians to produce and for potential students to know what professions to study for.
When I begin to eliminate from the list all those professions which are impossible from a financial point of view and then those which I feel disinclined to – it leaves nothing.
Many in the creative professions were nerds in their pasts because they spent so long reading comics and using their imaginations when they were growing up.
In most professions, you build up confidence and a sense of achievement as you go along, but that’s really not true for acting.
It’s tougher for women than men in Hollywood, period, if you ask me. As with most professions, women have generally not found equality with men when it comes to income and influence. There aren’t as many female directors, producers, and writers, which translates to fewer complex roles for women.
The place where I hail from – a village in Gopalganj in North Bihar – people only know two professions: an engineer or a doctor.
Ambition is a funny thing. In cricket, as in many professions, it tends to take you on a journey away from where you started. That’s fine, maybe inevitable. But no one ever tells you that the biggest days aren’t always the best days. And the richest prizes aren’t the ones you remember.
Someone at an airport in Germany asked me to sing Wherever I Lay My Hat. It’s strange, they wouldn’t ask people in other professions to perform on the spot.
Celebrity and actor are two completely different professions, and I don’t believe that they mix if you want to maintain any sort of credibility.
When my mother was young, only two professions were open to women ; teaching and nursing. She chose nursing, but the teaching profession was full of talented women like her, confined there in part because they had few career options.
The best thing that can happen to people entering creative professions is the dwindling of all other possibilities.
Technology is going to revolutionize almost every sector, leading to the demise of many traditional professions. Economic and political power will be determined less by a country’s size than by its technological superiority.
Business ethics has always had problems that are distinct from those of other professions, such as medicine, law, engineering, dentistry, or nursing.
If you look back on professions, when they became undervalued and paid less, women tended to do better in them.
All of us have been trained by education and environment to seek personal gain and security and to fight for ourselves. Though we cover it over with pleasant phrases, we have been educated for various professions within a system which is based on exploitation and acquisitive fear.
I was a frustrated musician, frustrated designer, frustrated art director, frustrated novelist, right. I’d fail at all these different professions.
Modelling is no better or worse than many other professions, but it is more obvious, more accessible.
People are making a lot more noise about representation and diversity. But I think modeling is one of the professions where people can be kind of racist.
Manufacturing and other unskilled professions that were union jobs, that allowed people to live a middle-class life, are disappearing both because unions are disappearing and because of the global nature of the economy.
I think that it’s human nature to categorize and label things. That’s generally the way that the medical and psychological professions work. You look at elements of what you have, and you are able to categorize it, and then you can cure it. That’s generally what works.
In learning to utilize antibiotics for the control of human and animal diseases, the medical and veterinary professions have acquired powerful tools for combating infections and epidemics.
Those who use ‘Correlation is not the same as causation‘ as a magic incantation to dismiss all fact-using professions are fools holding a lit match in one hand and an open gas can in the other, screaming, ‘One has nothing to do with the other!’
As the lawyer, I found most of it was a matter of research, which I was great at – that’s what I did to death – and then basically persuading people that you’re right, and they’re wrong… I found that the easiest of all the professions to impersonate.
I grew up in a family with three siblings. My parents were always very supportive and encouraging. It was important for them that we have meaningful and satisfying professions, but they didn’t care as much about success and achievement.
There are lots of professions where your social following is key now. But chasing followers is strange to me. I’d rather focus on the work.
What has been forgotten is that there were major intellectual breakthroughs in the 1960s, thanks to North American writers of an older generation. There was a rupture in continuity, since most young people influenced by those breakthroughs did not enter the professions.
Musicians and journalists are the canaries in the coalmine, but, eventually, as computers get more and more powerful, it will kill off all middle-class professions.
In all professions each affects a look and an exterior to appear what he wishes the world to believe that he is. Thus we may say that the whole world is made up of appearances.
Even with limited success as an actor, you usually have a more interesting life than in many other professions, so it’s not an unreasonable choice.
Football as a profession has a responsibility to modernize. The hope is – if you look at the top organizations in any top professions – you will see that having balance in the workplace is tantamount to successful environments.
I always wanted to be a writer! But I wanted to do other things, too – be a psychologist, a librarian, et cetera. Now I’ve decided that reading fiction that features characters who are in those professions will do.
In many professions, what used to matter most were abilities associated with the left side of the brain: linear, sequential, spreadsheet kind of faculties. Those still matter, but they’re not enough.
Deion Sanders played two sports, and Bo Jackson played two sports. I’m not athletic enough to do two sports, but I think I’m good enough to do two professions and do them pretty well at a high level.
I’ve spent so much of my life in what can be quite solitary professions, particularly when you’re fronting television programmes. I’ve been all over the world doing that on my own, to be able to enjoy that in the company of someone you adore makes it five times as good.
Across professions, consistency is a direct product of work ethic.
Rapid development in areas like machine-to-machine communications and the Internet of Things, coupled with the proliferation of big data, means higher-skilled professions, such as lawyers, journalists and accountants, are changing too. Some of their tasks are being replaced.
Certain people get an opportunity because they happen to be in the right place at the right time. It has no bearing on their talent. I don’t think we should look at it and feel bitter about it. That’s the way the cookie crumbles in all professions.
I switched between professions that are like chalk and cheese.
We’re all on a journey. The average American switches professions four times. I’m lucky to be in a business where I can change the character I am playing every couple of months.
I may have come into politics with an unacknowledged condescension toward the game and the people who played it, but I left with more respect for politicians than when I went in. The worst of them – the careerists and predators – you find in all professions. The best of them were a credit to democracy.
Very few, if any, first-generation black or white or Asian kids will pursue a Ph.D. They’ll pursue the professions for economic security. Many will go to law school and/or business school.
The integrity of men is to be measured by their conduct, not by their professions.
There’s this narrative that is entrenched in some of the professions that there’s this mysterious thing called ‘socioeconomic status‘ that is immutably correlated with health. And it isn’t.
A lot of professions happen to be male-dominated because women drop out at a certain point. It’s unfortunate.
Unlike other professions – doctor, lawyer, teacher, journalist, sales clerk, stock broker – when a cop makes a bad mistake, it could mean someone is dead. They take home mental baggage unlike anything carried in almost every other job.
Programmers are in the enviable position of not only getting to do what they want to, but because the end result is so important they get paid to do it. There are other professions like that, but not that many.
We don’t have enough people going into those fields and there is a high burnout rate in some health care professions, so it is very important that we get more people into the pipeline right now.
What we used to have in Britain was professions, and then we had industry. Then at some point, maybe with Margaret Thatcher, we suddenly industrialised our professions. And now we have lawyers with products and banks with products, and lecturers and teachers with products.
England‘s dominant schools, universities, professions and enterprises are largely in the ideological and filial grip of the Conservative party. This isn’t always obvious but it is emphatic, especially when they are threatened.
We have to pay attention to developing well, in the correct manner, the human aspects also in the professions, in respect of other persons, in being concerned for others, which is the best way of being concerned for ourselves.
From a dramatic viewpoint, there are few professions that grant their members entry into other lives, high among them cops, doctors, clergymen, journalists and prostitutes. Perhaps that explains why they figure in so much television and cinema. Their lives are lived in the midst of human drama.
I believe that teaching is one of the most noble professions and it’s no easy task to shape the minds of the next generation.
Acting is a job you can learn a lot in. You get to play lots of different characters with different professions and different backgrounds; they come from different places than you do, so it’s really fun when you’re immersing yourself in that world of that person to learn about how other people’s lives are.
The mobile phone… is a tool for those whose professions require a fast response, such as doctors or plumbers.
I never talk about my wife: we’re both in public professions but we try to keep our private life private.
I fear that many a man’s good resolutions only need the ordinary fire of daily life to make them melt away. So, too, with fine professions and the boastings of perfection which abound in this age of shams.
Ladies and gentlemen, on the occasion of my election I received many letters from people representing all segments of the population and all professions, especially from the younger generation, linking my inauguration with great – far too great – expectations.
Cinema and cricket are two professions in this country that people have an opinion on.
Modeling is one of the few professions where women out-earn men, and that’s because we’re more valuable objects and ornaments.
Writing is one of the few professions in which you can psychoanalyse yourself, get rid of hostilities and frustrations in public, and get paid for it.