Careers Quotes

I think that there are really important things that we have to do with students to get them to succeed in science, to go on and stay with careers. And that includes the idea of being exposed to something.

As a boy, I’d always had an interest in theater. But the idea at my school was that drama and music were to round out the man. It wasn’t what one did for a living.

It has been an outstanding life, especially for me. And the great news is, girls, the opportunities are out there for us at all ages.

I wasn’t looking for a career, I was looking for a way to clean up – a way to escape the drug thing. It was going to kill me and I knew I had to stop. In firefighting training was discipline I needed.

Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.

The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment; it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone.

I once worked as a salesman and was very independent. I took orders from no one.

The history of the world is the record of a man in quest for his daily bread and butter.

Don’t confuse having a career with having a life.

Yesterday I was a dog. Today I’m a dog. Tomorrow I’ll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There’s so little hope for advancement. (Snoopy, “Peanuts”)