Quotes by vocation

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Every man has his own vocation, talent is the call.
  • Anish Kapoor
    Anish Kapoor
    British Indian sculptor 1954-
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    I've always felt that if one was going to take seriously this vocation as an artist, you have to get beyond that decorative facade.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    If each one does their duty as an individual and if each one works in their own proper vocation, it will be right with the whole.
  • Mother Teresa
    Mother Teresa
    Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary 1910-1997
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    Many people mistake our work for our vocation. Our vocation is the love of Jesus.
  • Elvis Costello
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    My ultimate vocation in life is to be an irritant.
  • George F. Will
    George F. Will
    American columnist 1941-
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    She is so totally absorbed in a vocation - both a gift and a mastering passion - that she has no time to be absorbed with the self's worries about itself. And that is the moral of the story: You can pursue happiness by wearing a torn jersey. You can catch it by being good at something you love.
  • Mother Teresa
    Mother Teresa
    Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary 1910-1997
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    Sweetest Lord, make me appreciative of the dignity of my high vocation, and its many responsibilities. Never permit me to disgrace it by giving way to coldness, unkindness, or impatience.
  • Robert Schumann
    Robert Schumann
    German composer and music critic 1810-1856
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    The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart.
  • Emma Goldman
    Emma Goldman
    American anarchist 1869-1940
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    The demand for equal rights in every vocation of life is just and fair; but, after all, the most vital right is the right to love and be loved.
  • Jean Rostand
    Jean Rostand
    French writer 1897-1977
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    The least one can say of power is that a vocation for it is suspicious.
  • Logan Pearsall Smith
    Logan Pearsall Smith
    English writer 1865-1946
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    The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves.
  • Vaclav Havel
    Vaclav Havel
    Czech statesman, writer and former dissident 1936-2011
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    There can be no doubt that distrust of words is less harmful than unwarranted trust in them. Besides, to distrust words, and indict them for the horrors that might slumber unobtrusively within them - isn't this, after all, the true vocation of the intellectual?
  • Abraham J. Heschel
    Abraham J. Heschel
    Polish-born American rabbi 1907-1972
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    Those of faith who plant sacred thoughts in the uplands of time, the secret gardeners of the Lord in mankind's desolate hopes, may slacken and tarry but rarely betray their vocation.
    Source: Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity: Essays (1997) p. 332
  • Bayard Rustin
    Bayard Rustin
    American activist 1912-1987
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    War is wrong. Conscription for war is inconsistent with freedom of conscience, which is not merely the right to believe but to act on the degree of truth that one receives, to follow a vocation which is God-inspired and God-directed.
  • Cate Blanchett
    Cate Blanchett
    Australian actress and theatre 1969-
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    When something is a vocation, you don't really make a decision about it.
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