I hold every man a debtor to his profession.
Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman
Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.
Author: Anton Chekhov (1860-1904)
Profession: Russian Playwright, Short Story Writer
The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it the finest in the world.
Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)
Profession: British Novelist
We forget that the most successful statesmen have been professionals. Lincoln was a professional politician.
Author: Felix Frankfurter (1882-1965)
Profession: Austrian-born American Law Teacher, Judge
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.
Author: John Gay (1688-1732)
Profession: British Playwright, Poet
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.
Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680)
Profession: French Classical Writer
The bond between a man and his profession is similar to that which ties him to his country; it is just as complex, often ambivalent, and in general it is understood completely only when it is broken: by exile or emigration in the case of one's country, by retirement in the case of a trade or profession.
Author: Primo Levi (1919-1987)
Profession: Italian Chemist, Author
The difference between a professional person and a technician is that a technician knows everything about his job except its ultimate purpose and his place in the scheme of things.
Author: Richard W. Livingston
The trouble with specialists is that they tend to think in grooves.
Author: Elaine Morgan
Professional men, they have no cares; whatever happens, they get theirs.
Author: Ogden Nash (1902-1971)
Profession: American Humorous Poet
All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.
Profession: Greek Philosopher
All professions are conspiracies against the laity.
Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist
Professionalism is knowing how to do it, when to do it, and doing it.
Author: Frank Tyger
Pros are people who do jobs well even when they don't feel like it.
Author: Source Unknown
Professionalism: It's NOT the job you DO, It's HOW you DO the job.
Author: Source Unknown