Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Career

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Strength Top

Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Father Some

My mother insisted that I pursue music. I rented out my father's musical equipment and earned some money. As a child, I wasn't sure about a career goal, but I was always fascinated by electronic gadgets, specially musical equipment.

- A. R. Rahman

Deal Very

At my house, it's an, 'If dad says it, you can say it' kind of deal, so a lot of my slang words come off very childish at this point in my career.

- A.J. Styles

New Films

When I was new, I didn't know where my career will go. Initially, my films were not even successful, but then I learned a lot from my mistakes.

- Aamir Khan

Girlfriend

My career is my girlfriend.

- Aaron Carter

Been Residency

Towards the end of the military service, I had to make what I assume has been the most important decision in my career: to start a residency in clinical medicine, in surgery, which was my favorite choice, or to enroll into graduate school and start a career in scientific research. It was clear to me that I was heading for graduate school.

- Aaron Ciechanover

Thought Going

Well, I've thought many times when my career was in the toilet, that I was going to have to seriously consider getting another job, I don't know what I'd do.

- Aaron Eckhart

Trying Which

I'm trying to go with the flow, which is not what I used to do. I used to try to micromanage my career choices.

- Aaron Lazar

Bad Zip

It was the roughest day of my career, my final day of shooting on 'Breaking Bad,' knowing that I will never be able to kind of zip on that skin again.

- Aaron Paul

Through Duke

I've actually started a number of businesses in my career. So I'm 28 currently, but when I was about 16, I started building Websites, and that's how I put myself through school. I went to Duke with a degree in electrical engineering, computer science, computer engineering, and then to Princeton.

- Aaron Patzer

Doing How

The first part of my career, how I was paying the bills was commercials. I was just doing tons of commercials.

- Aaron Paul

Proud Doing

I consider myself absolutely a character actor, and that's what I want as a career. I don't need to be the lead star or any of that, as long as I'm doing stuff that I'm proud of, really.

- Aaron Paul

Away Crumble

It takes a career, a lifetime, to build up a reputation, and only one misstep for it all to crumble away.

- Aaron Rodgers

College Some

When I was right out of college, I felt competitive with some of the guys in my class over career stuff. It's funny now to think about it - that a friend getting a job or something had anything to do with me... I think that my relationship with my wife has played a pivotal role in the chilling out of Aaron.

- Aaron Staton

Side Over

I'm the daughter of two Indian immigrant doctors, and I have an older sister and younger brother, and none of us have pursued medicine as a career. We're all over the artistic side of things.

- Aarti Mann

Always Other

One thing I always did in my career was writing. I always was writing. I was trying to create things. For myself, for other people.

- Aasif Mandvi

Singer Other

Originally, I wanted a pop career and formed a girl-band 'Genie Queen' managed by Andy McClusky from 'Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark', but it didn't work out. My brother John is the talented singer and song-writer with 'The Razz,' while my other brother Sean is a footballer for Telford United.

- Abbey Clancy

Goal Artist

I really admire people that do more than one thing. That's sort of the goal, right - to be an artist that can work in any medium. That's what I hope for my career.

- Abbi Jacobson

Feel Activity

I still feel that in India we look upon sports as a recreational activity - which it is - but people have to understand that there is a career in sports. It's not just necessary to be a doctor or a lawyer or an engineer, as most of us Indians appear to think that our children should grow up to be.

- Abhishek Bachchan

Purpose Maintain

It's all about how can you take care of yourself when furthering your life's goals and ambitions, and purpose and whatever you choose - family, career - to maintain a really balanced, whole, healthy outlook.

- Abigail Spencer

Thought Could

My parents played the radio, but music was never an obsession or something that I thought I could call a career.

- Abigail Washburn

Love Very

It's very important to me to love what I do. It was important to me to find a career that I truly enjoy. You can find something that sort of excites you, that's half the battle of life.

- Adam Brody

Very Achievements

It's very confusing when fame comes early on in your career. You get a little bit bent out of shape in terms of what's important. Fame is like the dessert that comes with your achievements - it's not an achievement in itself, but sometimes it can overpower the work.

- Adam Clayton

Rock And Roll Play

I definitely got to a point where I realize how unusual it is to be able to play large, sold-out shows 30 years into a rock and roll career. I don't take it for granted.

- Adam Clayton

Think Based

To win a major championship - I think, at the end of the day, that's what a golfer's career is based upon.

- Adam Derek Scott

Really Foresight

I don't really have foresight as an actor as far as career trajectory - I just stick to no-brainer situations.

- Adam Driver

Other Own

The paradox of being in an industry where other people are usually the gatekeepers: publishers, editors - there are a lot of barriers to having control over your career. But coming out of hip-hop, the mindset was always to create your own.

- Adam Mansbach

Line Tom

One line on a Tom Selleck sitcom does not a career make.

- Adam Scott

Resume Like

You know, it looks like I have a varied resume or a varied career, that I've made interesting choices, when the truth of the matter is, in a way I've just kind of piece-mealed a career together, you know?

- Adam Scott

Idea Brothers

'Step Brothers' itself, when I did it, I don't know if I had any idea that it would become a defining moment in my career and life like it has, and I'm really happy that that's the one that ended up being that for me.

- Adam Scott

Couple Film School

I feel like a lot of my past career was going to film school, making a lot of different kinds of movies. I made a bunch of comedies, I made one drama and I made a couple musicals.

- Adam Shankman

Very Became

When the opportunity to choreograph came up, it was nothing more in my head but an opportunity. Then it suddenly became a career very quickly.

- Adam Shankman

San Diego San

I come to Comic-Con in San Diego because this is where those fans are - those to whom I owe the longevity of my career.

- Adam West

Through Give

I wouldn't give up my career for somebody. The most important thing to me is my work, and reaching people through my work. It's so important to me. It's my passion.

- Adelaide Kane

Small Baltimore

I feel like I grew up in the investment business. My dad was at T. Rowe Price his whole career. We lived in Baltimore and had a small social circle, so most of my dad's friends also worked for T. Rowe.

- Adena Friedman

Other Instance

I'm hoping that other people can learn from me, both the mistakes I've made or the opportunities I've had, or for the decisions I've made: for instance, not to go and take a lot of different jobs in a lot of different places, but to stay in one place for most of my career.

- Adena Friedman

Next Some

In 1998, Nasdaq started a project called Next Nasdaq - or what Nasdaq was going to become - and they decided to handpick some of the up-and-comers. I was chosen as one of the people. It was a great opportunity for me and, I guess, a reflection of the fact that I was seen as someone who was developing her career pretty well.

- Adena Friedman

Play Craft

At the end of the day, if I can say that I had a career where I was able to play all different kinds of characters and I'm known as someone who is well-respected for my approach to the craft, that would be a beautiful life.

- Adepero Oduye

I Think Spawned

I think that what 'Oz' did is it spawned a great generation of television production. But people know its place in television and just in great dramas. It's the foundation of my career. Most producers, show runners, directors, and casting directors put me in movies based on my performance in that show.

- Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Other Very

I am glad that my weight never affected my singing career, but other than this, I faced a lot problems: like, I was unable to talk for 20 minutes after coming down from the stage after my shows. I got very tired because of my fatness.

- Adnan Sami

Thought Always

I have always chosen roles that I believed in - not ones that I thought might further my career.

- Adrian Grenier

Superhero Part

It's a strange thing to be a so-called alternative cartoonist, because in the early part of my career, I was really tethered to the superhero world.

- Adrian Tomine

Think Some

I started my career so early and developed in print for better or for worse, so I think there's a sense some of my earliest readers are kind of copilots on this voyage with me.

- Adrian Tomine

Been Very

It's interesting, winning an Academy Award as a young man... life-changing, but I'm just me within that. It's been very helpful for my career, but I'm trying to stay on the path I was on before.

- Adrien Brody

Reinvent Been

Do you know how many times my career has been close to rock bottom? Each time, I was like, 'Girl, figure it out. Reinvent yourself.'

- Adrienne Bailon

Decision Too Late

To be stuck with that Kardashian label, that was so hurtful to me and to my career. I probably realized that too late - not that it would've affected my decisions in terms of who I dated, but it would've affected my decision to appear on the show.

- Adrienne Bailon

Reinvent Been

Do you know how many times my career has been close to rock bottom? Each time, I was like, 'Girl, figure it out. Reinvent yourself.' Just the other day, I was having lunch with my mom, and she said, 'You've taught me so much. You are so resilient.'

- Adrienne Bailon

Always Been

I've always had a career. I have been working hard since I was 15 years old. Being someone's 'girlfriend' was never what I wanted to be famous for. What makes you 'famous' isn't always what you want to be 'labeled' as or known for.

- Adrienne Bailon

Doing Been

I have been in control of what I've been doing, of the career I've put together.

- Aidan Gillen

Concerned Movie

My thing about looking good is that it should be the character. If I'm playing a character who's concerned about his body - an athlete, say - I'll get in shape. If I'm playing a character who doesn't or wouldn't, I don't. I almost never get in shape for a movie, even though I know it would be a good career move.

- Aidan Quinn

London Move

To make a career as an Irish actor, generally it's the case that you move to London. When you make that move, you do tend to stand out.

- Aidan Turner

Dating Very

I'm dating a very high-maintenance career.

- Aimee Garcia

Thought Having

I wasn't mentally prepared to take care of them, I was focused on my career. And then when I got to be in my 40s and I thought about having kids, I wasn't able to have kids naturally. I don't regret it.

- Aisha Tyler

Over Choosing

I won't apologize for choosing my career over kids.

- Aisha Tyler

Rest Cops

I'd be plenty happy if I could keep playing scientists and cops for the rest of my career.

- Aisha Tyler

Work Been

Once we decided not to get pregnant, I snapped back into work mode, and now I have just been really enjoying my career.

- Aisha Tyler

Very Examinations

I was studying to be an architect, I wasn't plotting to join the movies. Films were just another career option. I took acting up with the same schoolgirl enthusiasm I had for examinations. Acting is a job and I take it very seriously.

- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Big Some

The trick is for Divas to find what works for them. I've done some ridiculous stuff in my career, but there's still nothing that's gotten a reaction as big as me skipping around the ring.

- AJ Lee

Play Telling

By high school, I was telling everyone, 'Oh, I'm going to be a doctor when I grow up,' because my dad was always saying to me, 'Pick a career path where you're always going to be necessary.' But by junior year, I was president of choir, I was the lead in the school play, and I just loved being onstage performing.

- Aja Naomi King

However Plays

My mother enjoyed acting as well with my father, who used to direct her in plays at his regiment. My sister is an excellent singer. However, it was only me who decided to pursue acting as a career.

- Ajay Mehta

Needed Pursuing

Losing my father at a tender age was hard, and I felt it more so while growing up when I needed a father to talk to. Especially while pursuing an acting career where I would have loved his guidance and advice, since it was his passion as well.

- Ajay Mehta

Young Dad

Early in my career, I got roles that demanded that I be fit to carry off the angry young man look. Of course, I'm a fitness freak, and that's something I picked up from my dad.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Give Films

Films like 'Namo Venkateshaya' give immense satisfaction, happiness, and makes us feel blessed, and so I consider it the best film in my career.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Myself My Life

I have earned enough money in my life. When I started my career, for about 10 years, I told myself I want to make money. Now, I just want to do different roles.

- Akshay Kumar

Year Been

Ever since I started my career, I have been busy with four to five releases a year. I enjoy being busy.

- Akshay Kumar

Prepare Kid

I felt like the luckiest kid in the world. And I was. I was growing up middle-class in a time when growing up middle-class in America meant there would be jobs for my parents, good schools for me to prepare myself for a career, and, if I worked hard and played by the rules, a chance for me to do anything I wanted.

- Al Franken

College Prepare

During Vietnam, I was in college, enjoying my student deferment. The government wisely felt that, in my case, military service was less important than completing my studies to prepare me for my chosen career: comedian.

- Al Franken

High Quality Dad

My parents didn't make a lot of money. My dad was not a high school graduate - he didn't have a career as such; he was a printing salesman essentially for most of his working life.

- Al Franken

Politics Serve

Harvard's Kennedy School of Government asked me to serve as a fellow at its Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy. After my varied and celebrated career in television, movies, publishing, and the lucrative world of corporate speaking, being a fellow at Harvard seemed, frankly, like a step down.

- Al Franken

Spent Satirist

I've spent my entire career being a satirist.

- Al Franken

Been Some

Comedy to the Senate? Well, there certainly hasn't been a satirist or a political satirist who's done that. So, that really was uncharted territory during the campaign. But I think it's a good thing. Some people thought that it was an odd career arc, but to me it made absolute sense.

- Al Franken

See Half

I really do see it as the start of the second half of my career.

- Al Jarreau

Here Sometime

Al and Tommy and I sharing the biggest laugh because it was predicted by everything we did in the first three or four records in my career. It was predicted in the grooves that we would be here sometime later on down the road.

- Al Jarreau

Bring Kinds

Learn it well in your head, know it well, pick things you know and bring the old you and all the experience you have from singing these various kinds of feelings that are still related to what I have done in the rest of my career.

- Al Jarreau

Beginning Singer

Since the beginning of my recording career in 1975, I have had a little difficulty because the pop stations think I'm a jazzer who doesn't have a feeling for pop, so it's hard to get my records played. Similarly, black urban radio doesn't understand that with my R&B roots, I am more than a jazz singer. So I get pigeonholed.

- Al Jarreau

Rock Teaching

This rock thing got in the way of my teaching career.

- Al Jourgensen

Small I Think

I think the World Cup is going to be bigger than what a lot of people are anticipating. At this stage in my career, when there is an opportunity, albeit a small one, of being on the team, what a great way to possibly end my career.

- Al Leiter

Nature Over

Any time a running back reaches the age of 31 or 32, he has to lose a step. No one is a freak of nature. No one is going to be able to take the pounding a running back has to take over a 10- or 12-year career and not lose a step.

- Al Michaels

Humble Audition

At this point in my career, I don't have to deal with audition rejections. So I get my rejection from other things. My children can make me feel rejected. They can humble you pretty quick.

- Al Pacino

Thought Going

When I was a kid, I thought I was going to be an architect, because when I was 12 years old I had a guidance counselor that convinced me that that was the best career choice for me.

- Al Yankovic

Over Some

The irony is of course that my career has lasted a whole lot longer than some of the people I've parodied over the years.

- Al Yankovic

Wanting Been

I did have a child, and I was reading a lot of picture books to her, but at the same time writing a children's book was something that I'd been wanting to do for many years, pretty much since the start of my career.

- Al Yankovic

Deal Topical

One of the hardest things I've had to deal with in my career is keeping my material topical even though I only release albums every three or four years.

- Al Yankovic

Need Discovered

I discovered early in my career as an entrepreneur that I'm not good at many things, and I said 'I need help.'

- Alain Bouchard

Friendship Death

Where is instruction in relationships, in the management of career, in the raising of children, in the pursuit of friendship, in the wise approach to anxiety and death? All this sort of stuff I craved to learn about when I was a student and down to this day.

- Alain de Botton

Race Fact

So in fact the only thing you can judge in this sport its the longterm. You can judge a career or a season, but not one race.

- Alain Prost

My Life Away

I grew up in this industry. I'm a third generation actor, and I believe strongly that life and career are two different things. Career is inside my life. I'm also a photographer, a pianist, and lots of different things, so my life consists of so many different elements that there are moments when I have to step away and be me.

- Alaina Huffman

Give Everybody

Everybody's career has ups and downs. I like to take chances; I don't like to stand still. And I don't give a damn what the market is interested in; I want to try things.

- Alan Arkin

Wait TV

Depending on what happens with my directing career, I don't think I'll stop writing, even if I crash and burn in movies and TV. I'll go back to plays. Even if I crash and burn there, I'll write a novel. That's the great thing about writing is that you don't have to wait for people to give you permission to do it.

- Alan Ball

Movie Beneath

I'm used to American actors who have a movie career thinking television acting is beneath them.

- Alan Ball

Feel Been

I certainly feel fortunate in my career to have been able to continue to work in different mediums. I don't ever want to be the guy who gets really good at one thing and just does that over and over and over again.

- Alan Ball

Long Career TV

During a long career in TV broadcasting, I spent a lot of time contributing to other people's creations.

- Alan Bradley

Mind Critical

I was critical of race-based affirmative action early on in my career and I've changed my mind. And I've publicly acknowledged that I was wrong.

- Alan Dershowitz

Uncle Ahead

I have an uncle who lived to 101, and my father died at 95, so I have a second career ahead of me.

- Alan Gerry

Very We Cannot

People don't realize that we cannot forecast the future. What we can do is have probabilities of what causes what, but that's as far as we go. And I've had a very successful career as a forecaster, starting in 1948 forward. The number of mistakes I have made are just awesome. There is no number large enough to account for that.

- Alan Greenspan

Proud Through

The true measure of a career is to be able to be content, even proud, that you succeeded through your own endeavors without leaving a trail of casualties in your wake.

- Alan Greenspan

Fact Everybody

The only thing that was economic, I might say, about my music career, aside from the fact that I did everybody's tax returns in the band, was the decision I made to leave the music business on economic grounds.

- Alan Greenspan

Anywhere Had

I had no plans once I finished my football career, which was a problem, so I had to go looking for work. Television was the one area that it was easier to get a job than anywhere else.

- Alan Hansen

Concentrating Teams

I only started concentrating on football as a career when I left school at 18. I played golf for the Scottish and British boys' teams.

- Alan Hansen

My Life Becoming

My undergraduate years at the University of Nebraska were a special time in my life: the combination of partying and intellectual awakening that is what the undergraduate years are supposed to be. I went to the university with the goal of becoming an engineer; I had no concept that one could pursue science as a career.

- Alan J. Heeger