Quotes by professions
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Henry Brooks Adams
American historian 1838-1918
Politics, whatever its professions, has always been the systematic organization of hatreds.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
All professions are conspiracies against the laity.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
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.
American feministisch writer 1921-
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.
English writer 1709-1784
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.
Irish writer 1854-1900
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.
English philosopher 1632-1704
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
French writer 1613-1680
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.
British journalist, statesman 1838-1923
Literature, the most seductive, the most deceiving, the most dangerous of professions.
Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
Nowhere has specialization penetrated so deeply into the building professions as North America.
Sir Isaac Newton
British scientist, mathematician 1642-1727
The Christian ministry is the worst of all trades, but the best of all professions.
pseudonym of a writer of letters to the Public Advertiser
The integrity of men is to be measured by their conduct, not by their professions.
South African journalist, writer and biographer 1890-1930
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.
Italian writer 1932 -
The mobile phone... is a tool for those whose professions require a fast response, such as doctors or plumbers.
British playwright and poet 1688-1732
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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