Quotes by professions

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  • Henry Brooks Adams
    Henry Brooks Adams
    American historian 1838-1918
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    Politics, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    All professions are conspiracies against the laity.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    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.
  • Betty Friedan
    Betty Friedan
    American feministisch writer 1921-
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    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.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Books to judicious compilers, are useful; to particular arts and professions, they are absolutely necessary; to men of real science, they are tools: but more are tools to them.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    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.
  • John Locke
    John Locke
    English philosopher 1632-1704
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    I attribute the little I know to my not having been ashamed to ask for information, and to my rule of conversing with all descriptions of men on those topics that form their own peculiar professions and pursuits.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
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    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.
  • John Morley
    John Morley
    British journalist, statesman 1838-1923
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    Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
    Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
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    Nowhere has specialization penetrated so deeply into the building professions as North America.
  • Sir Isaac Newton
    Sir Isaac Newton
    British scientist, mathematician 1642-1727
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    The Christian ministry is the worst of all trades, but the best of all professions.
  • Junius
    Junius
    pseudonym of a writer of letters to the Public Advertiser
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    The integrity of men is to be measured by their conduct, not by their professions.
  • William Bolitho
    William Bolitho
    South African journalist, writer and biographer 1890-1930
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    The mere idea of marriage, as a strong possibility, if not always nowadays a reasonable likelihood, existing to weaken the will by distracting its straight aim in the life of practically every young girl, is the simple secret of their confessed inferiority in men's pursuits and professions to-day.
  • Umberto Eco
    Umberto Eco
    Italian writer 1932 -
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    The mobile phone... is a tool for those whose professions require a fast response, such as doctors or plumbers.
  • John Gay
    John Gay
    British playwright and poet 1688-1732
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    Through all the employments of life each neighbor abuses his brother; whore and rogue they call husband and wife: All professions be-rogue one another.
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