careers

A Quote by David Oman McKay on careers, day, death, eternity, life, and sleep

To Him this earthly career is but a day, and its closing but the setting of life's sun; death, but a sleep, is followed by a glorious awakening in the morning of an eternal realm.

David McKay (1873 - 1970)

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A Quote by Dan Brent Burt on careers, intelligence, jobs, knowledge, people, satisfaction, skill, superiority, and time

It ís not the technical skills, hard knowledge or intelligence that makes fast track selling professionals effective in their jobs. Most of the time, it is their superior skill in handling people that propels their career, boosts productivity and ensures their job satisfaction.

Dan Brent Burt (1952 -)

Source: Excerpted from: Selling the IBM Way; Who Killed Service;or Time and Territory Management

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A Quote by Cathy Guisewite on careers, food, guilt, love, and motherhood

Mothers, food, love, and career, the four major guilt groups.

Cathy Guisewite

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A Quote by Brian Tracy on achievement, careers, life, and wishes

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

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A Quote by Benjamin F. Fairless on achievement, america, belief, careers, country, fulfillment, justice, love, mind, opportunity, and success

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. In no country but America, I believe, is it possible to fulfill all four of these requirements.

Benjamin F. Fairless

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A Quote by Benjamin Disraeli on careers and idealism

To do nothing and get something, formed a boy's ideal of a manly career.

Benjamin Disraeli (1804 - 1881)

Source: Sybil

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on authority, careers, certainty, politics, quality, and tenacity

TENACITY, n. A certain quality of the human hand in its relation to the coin of the realm. It attains its highest development in the hand of authority and is considered a serviceable equipment for a career in politics.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn on careers and decisions

Only those who decide to scramble up the career ladder are interesting as human beings. Nothing is more boring than a man with a career.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918 -)

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on attitude, capitalism, careers, evil, future, preparation, students, success, suffering, and worship

The crippling of individuals I consider the worst evil of capitalism. Our whole educational system suffers from this evil. An exaggerated competitive attitude is inculcated into the student, who is trained to worship acquisitive success as a preparation for his future career.

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

Source: Monthly Review, 1949

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A Quote by Abraham Lincoln on books, careers, existence, gifts, god, men, nobility, prose, and world

The best gift God has given man is the Bible. It is by all odds the most influential book (or rather collection of books) in existence. The Old and New Testaments have held men together spiritually through the centuries. Three hundred and fifty years ago, in 1611, fifty four devoted English scholars and churchmen, assigned to the task by King James I , gave to the English speaking world a monument of noble prose, on which so many of us have been brought up. The Bible has been translated into more than 1,150 languages. In short, the Bible has had the most dramatic career of any book in the world.

Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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