Influential Career Quotes

“What if you were wrong? What if everything you ever believed was a lie? What if you missed your opportunity because you didn’t know your worth? What if you settled on familiar, but God was trying to give you something better? What if you decided not to go backwards, but forward? What if doing what you have never done before was the answer to everything that didn’t make sense? What if the answer wasn’t to be found in words, but in action? What if you found the courage to do what you really wanted to do and doing it changed your whole life?”
― Shannon L. Alder“No, scratch the word “career.” Careers are for people who wish to advance. I only want to survive, draw a paycheck. ”
― Emily Giffin, Something Borrowed


“I’m a heart surgeon, sure, but I’m just a mechanic. I go in and I fuck around and I fix things. Shit.”
― Raymond Carver, Where I’m Calling From: New and Selected Stories 

“If you’re waiting until you feel talented enough to make it, you’ll never make it.”
― Criss Jami, Healology“It is not as much about who you used to be, as it is about who you choose to be.”
― Sanhita Baruah

“The home is the ultimate career. All other careers exist for one purpose, and that is to support the ultimate career.”
― C.S. Lewis

“Who is willing to be satisfied with a job that expresses all his limitations? He will accept such work only as a ‘means of livelihood’ while he waits to discover his ‘true vocation’. The world is full of unsuccessful businessmen who still secretly believe they were meant to be artists or writers or actors in the movies.”
― Thomas Merton, No Man Is an Island

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