Career quotes and sayings

A career is wonderful, but you can’t curl up with it on a cold night.
Marilyn Monroe

The difference between a job and a career is the difference between forty and sixty hours a week.
Robert Frost

My career should adapt to me. Fame is like a VIP pass wherever you want to go.
Leonardo DiCaprio

A little integrity is better than any career.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have yet to hear a man ask for advice on how to combine marriage and a career.
Gloria Steinem

Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
Abdul Kalam

A good manager is a man who isn’t worried about his own career but rather the careers of those who work for him.
H. S. M. Burns

The best careers advice to give to the young is, Find out what you like doing best and get someone to pay you for doing it.
Katherine Whitehorn

Don’t ever let economic alone determine your career or how you spend the majority of your time.
Denis Waitley

If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.
Brian Tracy

Many people worry so much about managing their careers, but rarely spend half that much energy managing their LIVES. I want to make my life, not just my job, the best it can be. The rest will work itself out.
Reese Witherspoon

Poverty is a career for lot’s of well paid people.
Ronald Reagan

Every writing career starts as a personal quest for sainthood, for self-betterment. Sooner or later, and as a rule quite soon, a man discovers that his pen accomplishes a lot more than his soul.
Joseph Brodsky

I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Michael Jordan

Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
H. Jackson Browne

An archaeologist is someone whose career lies in ruins.
Anonymous

I’m doing everything I can to sabotage my career. It’s a little thing called “fear of success”.
Jon Stewart

What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and be a member of the team.
Benjamin F. Fairless

A career is born in public, talent in privacy.
Marilyn Monroe

Analyzing what you haven’t got as well as what you have is a necessary ingredient of a career.
Orison Swett Marden

I don’t wish my career on anyone.
John Entwistle

Everything I have, my career, my success, my family, I owe to America.
Arnold Schwarzenegger

No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like.
Napoleon Hill

Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties.
Doug Larson

If a trainstation is where the train stops, what’s a workstation?
Anonymous

The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application form.
Stanley J. Randall

Each of the professions means a prejudice. The necessity for a career forces every one to take sides. We live in the age of the overworked, and the under-educated; the age in which people are so industrious that they become absolutely stupid.
Oscar Wilde

He knows nothing; he thinks he knows everything – that clearly points to a political career.
George Bernard Shaw

It has been the political career of this man to begin with hypocrisy, proceed with arrogance, and finish with contempt.
Thomas Paine

We want passion for our business.. workers who can interpret and execute our mission, who want to build a career, not just take a temporary job.
Howard Schultz

Retired is being twice tired, I’ve thought First tired of working, Then tired of not.
Richard Armour

The darkest day in a man’s career is that wherein he fancies there is some easier way of getting a dollar than by squarely earning it.
Horace Greeley

DiMaggio was the greatest all-around player I ever saw. His career cannot be summed up in numbers and awards. It might sound corny, but he had a profound and lasting impact on the country.
Ted Williams

The first essential in a boy’s career is to find out what he’s fitted for, what he’s most capable of doing and doing with a relish.
Charles M. Schwab

I just don’t believe in the basic concept that someone should make their whole career in public service.
Dan Quayle

If the career you have chosen has some unexpected inconvenience, console yourself by reflecting that no career is without them.
Jane Fonda

But the problem is that when I go around and speak on campuses, I still don’t get young men standing up and saying, ‘How can I combine career and family?’
Gertrude Stein

You hope to have longevity in your career and if you sell out at an early age you’re basically stuck like that.
Michelle Ryan

Being called a sophisticated snake oil salesman was a low point in my personal career.
Martin Gilbert

I’ve only just started to think that I can make a career out of this. At the end of my time in Brookside, I wondered if I’d ever work again.
Anna Friel

I’d just thank the people out there who have been with my up-and-down, weird-road, strange career and supported me and stuck with me all these years. I mean, they’re my boss. That’s what keeps me working.
Johnny Depp

If you don’t like your job you don’t strike. You just go in every day and do it really half-assed. That’s the American way.
Homer Simpson

There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.
William J. Bennett

I have probably purchased fifty ‘hot tips’ in my career, maybe even more. When I put them all together, I know I am a net loser.
Charles M. Schwab

The best time to start thinking about your retirement is before the boss does.
Anonymous

I suppose it’s natural that people talk about the coincidences with Pele’s career. But before everyone gets carried away let’s see if I have anything like the talent, shall we?
Ronaldo

It was quite difficult to stop her. She might not be at the best point in her career or her best shape, but she’s still Serena Williams.
Lourdes Dominguez Lino

I have frequently been questioned, especially by women, of how I could reconcile family life with a scientific career. Well, it has not been easy.
Marie Curie

My whole career – I have been really lucky.
Caprice bourret

By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
Robert Frost

Adults are always asking little kids what they want to be when they grow up because they’re looking for ideas.
Paula Poundstone

I think my idea of retirement might be to one day work a 40-hour week.
Vince McMahon

I don’t believe that the public knows what it wants; this is the conclusion that I have drawn from my career.
Charlie Chaplin

Maybe further down the road in my career, in a couple of years when I’m maybe not that fast any more around the court, then maybe it would be good to come to the net a little bit more often
Roger Federer

Commuter – one who spends his life In riding to and from his wife; A man who shaves and takes a train, And then rides back to shave again.
E.B. White

What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
Pearl Bailey

Men? Sure, I’ve known lots of them. But I never found one I liked well enough to marry. Besides, I’ve always been busy with my work. Marriage is a career in itself and to make a success of it you’ve got to keep working at it. So until I can give the.
Mae West

Statistics indicate that, as a result of overwork, modern executives are dropping like flies on the nation’s golf courses.
Ira Wallach

In Monster’s Ball I went nude, which was scary, but I took the chance and that’s how I like to approach my career.
Halle Berry

Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.
Cathy Guisewite

Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual.
Homa Bahrami

My life, my career has been like a roller coaster. I’ve either been an enormous success or just a down-and-out failure.
Judy Garland

I’ve yet to be on a campus where most women weren’t worrying about some aspect of combining marriage, children, and a career. I’ve yet to find one where many men were worrying about the same thing.
Gloria Steinem

Any woman who has a career and a family automatically develops something in the way of two personalities, like two sides of a dollar bill, each different in design. … Her problem is to keep one from draining the life from the other.
Ivy Baker Priest

Time is an illusion, lunchtime doubly so.
Douglas Adams

Some idea of inflation comes from seeing a youngster get his first job at a salary you dreamed of as the culmination of your career.
Bill Vaughan

When I started in my career, my sister was very sick so I play for her because we didn’t have money.
Goran Ivanisevic