Quotes by professional

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  • Billy Joe Saunders
    Billy Joe Saunders
    English professional boxer 1989-
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    But as an amateur, the highest level you can box at is the Olympics. I did that at 18 and felt it was time to move on to other challenges as a professional.
  • Bob Hope
    Bob Hope
    American comedian, actor 1903-
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    Drugs are very much a part of professional sports today, but when you think about it, golf is the only sport where the players aren't penalized for being on grass.
  • Abraham Kaplan
    Abraham Kaplan
    American philosopher 1918-1993
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    Every discipline develops standards of professional competence to which its workers are subject... Every scientific community is a society in the small, so to speak, with its own agencies of social control.
    Source: The Conduct of Inquiry
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    Every doctor will allow a colleague to decimate a whole countryside sooner than violate the bond of professional etiquette by giving him away.
  • Bobby Hull
    Bobby Hull
    Canadian ice hockey player 1939-
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    Every professional athlete owes a debt of gratitude to the fans and management, and pays an installment every time he plays. He should never miss a payment.
  • Brit Hume
    Brit Hume
    American journalist and political commentator 1943-
    Brit Hume
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    Fairness is not an attitude. It's a professional skill that must be developed and exercised.
  • Bud Grant
    Bud Grant
    American football coach and player 1927-
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    First of all the name, and the color purple, I think those two things distinguish the Vikings as much as anything. You go anywhere in the country and say 'Vikings,' they know exactly where you are. You say 'Cardinals,' well, Cardinals who? There are a dozen Cardinals teams in the country in professional and amateur sports.
  • Beryl Markham
    Beryl Markham
    English-born Kenyan aviator, racehorse trainer and author 1902-1986
    Beryl Markham
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    For all professional pilots there exists a kind of guild, without charter and without by-laws. It demands no requirements for inclusion save an understanding of the wind, the compass, the rudder, and fair fellowship.
  • Bruno Dumont
    Bruno Dumont
    French film director and screenwriter 1958-
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    For working with non-professional actors, you have to have this particular desire to work with people who are reluctant to play in a movie. I like this relationship. I'm like a recruiter, an employment agency giving someone employment.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    God knows people who are paid to have attitudes toward things, professional critics, make me sick; camp following eunuchs of literature. They won't even whore. They're all virtuous and sterile. And how well meaning and high minded. But they're all camp followers.
  • Raymond Chandler
    Raymond Chandler
    American writer 1888-1959
    Raymond Chandler
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    Good critical writing is measured by the perception and evaluation of the subject; bad critical writing by the necessity of maintaining the professional standing of the critic.
  • Anthony Doerr
    Anthony Doerr
    American author 1973-
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    I always told my dad I'd play professional football.
  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
    Bette Davis
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    I do not regret one professional enemy I have made. Any actor who doesn't dare to make an enemy should get out of the business.
  • Arthur Wellesley
    Arthur Wellesley
    Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman 1769-1852
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    I hate the whole race. There is no believing a word they say, your professional poets, I mean there never existed a more worthless set than Byron and his friends for example.
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
    English writer, broadcaster and critic
    Anthony Holden
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    I mean Buckingham Palace has never hired a professional public relations outfit let alone a Madison Avenue type and they would throw up their hands in horror at the very idea.
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