Quotes and Sayings about Job



"My job, I think, is the hardest job out of all the judges because I am the only one that is a performer."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: Job, Judges)

"I will never forget my humble beginnings as a Laker Girl. It was probably one of the most fun jobs I ever had."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: Beginnings, Forget, Fun, Jobs, Will)

"I'm grateful this ordeal is over, and I'm so looking forward to getting back to the job I love."
- Paula Abdul
(Related: Love, Job)

"As a parent, I have a job as a role model to my children, and by extension, to other young people."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: People, Children, Job)

"The extra pass and the extra effort on defense always get the job done."
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
(Related: Defense, Effort, Job)

"The test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes."
- Bella Abzug
(Related: Job)

"My father is an actor, so he brought me into his agency when I was young. It wasn't something I wanted to do until high school, when I started taking theater and really liked it. Then an agent found me and wanted me to come out to Los Angeles and give it a shot. I gave myself six months, but it only took me like a week to get a job."
- Jensen Ackles
(Related: Father, Actor, Job, Months, School, Theater)

"If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur."
- Red Adair
(Related: Job)

"My job as an actress is to make things work and come up with reasons of my own and not just fill in the blanks for anybody else, you know what I mean?"
- Amy Adams
(Related: Work, Job)

"I always knew I'd be in music in some sort of capacity. I didn't know if I'd be successful at it, but I knew I'd be doing something in it. Maybe get a job in a record store. Maybe even play in a band. I never got into this to be a star."
- Bryan Adams
(Related: Music, Successful, Job, Play)

"It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it... anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job."
- Douglas Adams
(Related: People, Fact, Job, President, Want)

"Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job."
- Douglas Adams
(Related: Job, President)

"If a job's worth doing, it's too hard."
- Scott Adams
(Related: Job, Worth)

"My job is to get to the heart of a story, to find out what's really going on; to get it verified and, then, to get it out to as many people as possible as fast as."
- Kate Adie
(Related: People, Heart, Job)

"When I look up at the screen and see myself I always have to laugh. Not because I think I'm doing a horrible job, quite the contrary, I just feel it's so surreal to feel like one person can entertain so many at one time."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Time, Job)

"Whatever I do, it's my business. It's not my job to parent America."
- Christina Aguilera
(Related: Business, America, Job)

"In Iran I think nobody loses their job because of making a statement that reflects their opinion. From this point of view, conditions in Iran are far better than in many other places in the world."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: Job, Opinion, World)

"I got rid of my glasses and they changed my hair. That's really all they did. They went shopping for me, so the clothes are different too. It wasn't like Extreme Makeover where I got a nose job or anything."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Clothes, Extreme, Hair, Job)

"I don't have any focus groups on talent and programming. If I need five people in a mall to be paid $40 to tell me how to do my job, I shouldn't do my job."
- Roger Ailes
(Related: Talent, People, Focus, Job, Programming)

"I started out with comedy in college, but had my major in Recreation Administration - which meant I wasn't going to get a real job - so I started doing a little standup."
- Carlos Alazraqui
(Related: College, Comedy, Job, Recreation)

"I thought it was my job to give all the boys their first kiss."
- Jessica Alba
(Related: Kiss, Thought, Boys, First, Job)

"Living in L.A., everyone likes to mold you and change you. I don't care about fame, I don't care about being a celebrity. I know that's part of the job, but I don't feed into anyone's idea of who I should be."
- Jessica Alba
(Related: Change, Idea, Being, Care, Celebrity, Fame, Job, Living)

"When we were in the seminary we got a stipend direct from the government and for that stipend we had an obligation to stick to our teaching job for five years."
- Josef Albers
(Related: Government, Job, Obligation, Teaching, Years)

"I'm busy doing my job, and being a loudmouth doesn't appeal to me as much as when I was younger and had the youthful delusion that I was smarter than everybody else."
- Steve Albini
(Related: Being, Delusion, Job)

"It's my job, but I think it is too much."
- Jean Alesi
(Related: Job)

"The greatest part of the job was... that was for nine years it was a pleasure to go to work."
- Jason Alexander
(Related: Work, Job, Pleasure, Years)

"The job of mayor and Governor is becoming more and more like the job of university president, which I used to be; it looks like you are in charge, but you are not."
- Lamar Alexander
(Related: Job, President, University)

"After seven years of writing - and working many jobs to support my family - I finally got published."
- Lloyd Alexander
(Related: Family, Jobs, Support, Writing, Years)

"All people hope Islam helps everything in life. Islam will make jobs. Islam will make freedom. Islam will make everything."
- Ahmed Ali
(Related: Life, People, Hope, Islam, Freedom, Jobs, Will)

"It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: People, Birds, Job)

"In some ways, with the security challenges this country has faced, we have had to put in rules and regulations for business to be able to sustain their growth and create jobs."
- Wayne Allard
(Related: Business, Growth, Country, Jobs, Rules, Security)

"Well, developers do want to touch a lot of customers. We have to make our platform very popular in order for them to do that. If we make their jobs easier, then they'll be more likely to stay on the Windows platform."
- Jim Allchin
(Related: Jobs, Order, Popular, Want, Windows)

"Time management is a big part of the director's job."
- Debbie Allen
(Related: Time, Management, Job)

"I've always done things the hard way. I was born like a piece of tangled yarn. The job is trying to untangle it, and I'll probably go on doing it for the rest of my life."
- Karen Allen
(Related: Life, Job, Rest, Trying)

"The great mystery to me is how restaurant critics think they can get away with doing their job without anybody noticing who they are."
- Ted Allen
(Related: Job, Mystery)

"Women now have choices. They can be married, not married, have a job, not have a job, be married with children, unmarried with children. Men have the same choice we've always had: work, or prison."
- Tim Allen
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Children, Choice, Choices, Job, Now, Prison)

"If my films make one more person miserable, I'll feel I have done my job."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Job)

"The tougher the job, the greater the reward."
- George Allen, Sr.
(Related: Job, Reward)

"But there was not a job that could say that Luther Allison didn't do his job."
- Luther Allison
(Related: Job)

"I just try to do as good job with the material as I can and play some jazz as well, some improvised music, and do that every night. Just see where it goes."
- Mose Allison
(Related: Music, Jazz, Job, Night, Play)

"For me, it was not destiny to make it to where I am now - I thought for a long- time I would become a go-kart mechanic, or a job like this, not an F1 driver."
- Fernando Alonso
(Related: Time, Thought, Destiny, Job, Now)

"I look at myself as someone who has been very lucky - my job is also what I enjoy most in the world, and I can make my life doing it."
- Fernando Alonso
(Related: Life, Job, World)

"I am no longer sure that when I go out there and do my job it'll even see the light of air, if the experience of my network colleagues is anything to go by."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Experience, Job, Light, Network)

"Neither Johnson nor his party nor the government as a whole were willing to raise, train, equip, and then send Vietnam sufficient manpower to do the job."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Government, Job, Party, Vietnam)

"You can say what you want to about a rapper in a movie, but look at what Ice Cube has done. Ice Cube has created more opportunities for other actors to get jobs in this business than some actors have."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Business, Actors, Jobs, Want)

"If they respect the craft and what we're doing and they bring something to the table and they work hard, I don't care what you do as your side job or as your day job."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Work, Care, Day, Job, Respect)

"In my case, I was born to parents who were very young, and I don't think they were entirely ready to have a child. My dad was going to college and working two or three jobs at the same time, and my mum was working and going to school."
- Gillian Anderson
(Related: Dad, Time, College, Jobs, Parents, School)

"People forget that a huge proportion of our jobs still depend on agricultural production in Australia so of course there are exports. That's easily overlooked."
- John Anderson
(Related: People, Forget, Jobs, Production)

"I can't think of any more important issue. If we get this right, we'll not only preserve our landscape for future generations we'll be able to generate I think more investment and more job opportunities in the inland and we sure as hell need those jobs."
- John Anderson
(Related: Future, Generations, Hell, Investment, Job, Jobs, Right)

"I don't know the taxpayer has perhaps much of an understanding of just how much wealth has been and is being and can be created that flows through the economy and just how many jobs depend upon it."
- John Anderson
(Related: Wealth, Being, Economy, Jobs, Understanding)

"I've had the same, full-time assistant and typist for eight or nine years now. She's read everything I've written, she types everything and does a good job, translates it and makes comments."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Job, Now, Years)

"I did several interesting jobs, working in restaurants, I worked at a lab rat farm, feeding and watering all these rats. Then I got a full-time job as a technical writer for a large scientific research laboratory."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Job, Jobs, Research, Restaurants, Writer)

"My job is to make images and leave the decision-making and conclusion-drawing to other people."
- Laurie Anderson
(Related: People, Decision, Job)

"Being away from her is torturous and I'd much prefer to be with her. So I just try to get out of here as soon as I can. I make sure I do my job real well and fast."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Being, Job)

"I've been working with them for a couple years and a couple of projects. Essentially Robert F. Kennedy Jr., is the chief litigator for this corporation, this Alliance, and their job is to prosecute corporate polluters of the great bodies of water in North America."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Alliance, America, Corporate, Job, Projects, Water, Years)

"You know, I am mainstream America, and it really doesn't matter what party you're in. When you call your children and you say 'How are you?' - and what you are really asking is, 'Do you still have your job? And are you able to make the mortgage payment?', That resonates across the state, not across party lines."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: America, Children, Job, Party, State)

"You can make more money on unemployment than you can going down and getting one of those jobs that is an honest job, but it doesn't pay as much. And so, that's what's happened to us is that we have put in so much entitlement into our government, that we really have spoiled our citizenry and said you don't want the jobs that are available."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: Money, Government, Job, Jobs, Unemployment, Want)

"They keep extending these unemployment benefits to the point where people are afraid to go out and get a job, because the job doesn't pay as much as the unemployment benefit does."
- Sharron Angle
(Related: People, Benefits, Job, Unemployment)

"I was told to avoid the business all together because of the rejection. People would say to me, 'Don't you want to have a normal job and a normal family?' I guess that would be good advice for some people, but I wanted to act."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Business, People, Family, Act, Advice, Job, Rejection, Want)

"Too often, older women are seen as victims, but I know lots of formidable women who have marvellous jobs as well as a full erotic life, and children and friends and family."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Family, Women, Life, Children, Friends, Jobs, Victims)

"I'm one of the great unemployed looking for the next job. I'm waiting for the right offer. Like anyone, I want something that turns me on inside."
- Francesca Annis
(Related: Job, Right, Waiting, Want)

"I know what my job is: I write the songs, I sing them, I play them on the piano."
- Fiona Apple
(Related: Job, Play, Songs)

"It's still the same job, the same anxieties, but it did feel a lot different, that kind of budget, that schedule, and frankly, the slowness of it all, and also having a lot of other units working."
- Michael Apted
(Related: Job)

"Listen, my day job is also Chief Creative Officer for Marvel, and it's a very painful job because we publish a lot of books, and there are things I see where I can punch people out. Therefore, we have some new people now, and the kids are going to read our books."
- Avi Arad
(Related: People, Books, Day, Job, Kids, Now)

"I have always loved horror very much. I used to write stories for DC's House of Mystery. It was one of my first jobs writing for comics, and I loved it."
- Sergio Aragones
(Related: First, Horror, Jobs, Mystery, Writing)

"Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work."
- Aristotle
(Related: Work, Job, Perfection, Pleasure)

"All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind."
- Aristotle
(Related: Jobs, Mind)

"When I'm not involved in an acting job I try to run 10 miles a day."
- Joan Van Ark
(Related: Acting, Day, Job)

"We had hundreds of thousands of people all dedicated to doing the perfect job, and I think they did about as well as anyone could ever have expected."
- Neil Armstrong
(Related: People, Job)

"Second, we have to make the most of the strengths we have, the amenities that many of our competitors cannot replicate. But again, those advantages won't mean much if we don't do a great job with the basics of our business."
- Gerard Arpey
(Related: Business, Job)

"Criticism really used to hurt me. Most of these critics are usually frustrated artists, and they criticise other people's art because they can't do it themselves. It's a really disgusting job. They must feel horrible inside."
- Rosanna Arquette
(Related: Art, People, Artists, Criticism, Hurt, Job)

"My second job has been to try to use my power to create institutions of a modern state that could enter the European Union, and there was very little time. The door was closing, and I wanted to get Bosnia through before it shut."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: Power, Time, Job, State)

"It's not my job to be popular. I'm goal-driven; my job is to get results."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: Goal, Job, Popular, Results)

"Getting to play superheros is a pretty good job."
- Shawn Ashmore
(Related: Job, Play, Pretty)

"The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any."
- Fred Astaire
(Related: Job, Kids, Learning, Manners, Today)

"Dancing is a sweat job."
- Fred Astaire
(Related: Dancing, Job)

"You never get every job you want."
- Mackenzie Astin
(Related: Job, Want)

"In TV, and in particular in commercials, you don't really need to explain very much at all - you just say he's a spy and he's a little bit theatrical and overblown and smug and he's not very good at his job."
- Rowan Atkinson
(Related: Job)

"If you do your job properly you usually learn a lot from any role you do."
- Rene Auberjonois
(Related: Job)

"I don't get acting jobs because of my looks."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Acting, Jobs)

"It's extremely difficult to get these jobs because you can't get a job on a ship unless you have seaman's paper's, and you can't get seaman's papers unless you have a job on a ship. There had to be a way to break through the circle, and he was the one who arranged it for me."
- Paul Auster
(Related: Job, Jobs)

"All of the factors that make up a quality city - safe streets, high paying jobs, strong neighborhoods, etc. - emanate from a strong educational premise."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Quality, Jobs)

"Your Mayor must seek new ways to bring jobs and industry to our community."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Community, Jobs)

"If the audience walks out of a concert thinking, What a wonderful experience, then we have done our job."
- Emanuel Ax
(Related: Experience, Job, Thinking)

"This ought to be a season for cooperation in terms of pushing our economy forward, job creation, steadying the middle class, and laying the groundwork for a better future. And that's what we want to work on with Republicans and Democrats."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Work, Class, Cooperation, Creation, Democrats, Economy, Future, Job, Middle class, Republicans, Want)

"The fact is if we do our job right, if we keep worrying not about polls but about the jobs of the American people, about their health care, about their ability to educate their kids, stay in their homes and own their homes, send their kids to college, the basic pillars of a middle-class life, if we keep worrying about the future and building a stronger future for this country, these things will take care of themselves."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Health, Life, People, Ability, American, Building, Care, College, Country, Fact, Future, Job, Jobs, Kids, Right, Will)

"I see my job simply as helping disseminate the message of Barack Obama, working with the communications team to make sure that we're true to the ideals and the values and the programs that he wants to advance in this country. And that's the extent of my involvement."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Values, Country, Ideals, Job)

"Now, China, India have set goals. We're going to be able to review what they're doing. We're going to be able to challenge them if they don't meet those goals. We're going to pursue this anyway, because the President understands that our future lies with a clean energy economy. We've doubled renewables this year. There are millions of jobs to be had there, more energy security, so we're going to pursue this."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Goals, Challenge, Economy, Energy, Future, Jobs, Lies, Now, President, Security)

"Look, this job has always been a crucible of conflict."
- Bruce Babbitt
(Related: Conflict, Job)

"Instead of creating new jobs, Republicans gave tax cuts to companies that send jobs overseas."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Tax, Jobs, Republicans, Tax cuts)

"American families be warned, if the White House doesn't send your jobs overseas, they'll send your kids."
- Joe Baca
(Related: American, Jobs, Kids)

"We cannot neglect the unemployed, underemployed and dislocated workers of America who need ample and widespread funding for federal job training services."
- Joe Baca
(Related: America, Job, Neglect, Training, Workers)

"Products made in China are cheap through the exploitation of the workforce. Every time we shop, we are driving the nail further into the coffin of American manufacturing jobs."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Time, American, Driving, Exploitation, Jobs, Manufacturing)

"Frankly I've never really subscribed to these adjectives tagging me as an 'icon', 'superstar', etc. I've always thought of myself as an actor doing his job to the best of his ability."
- Amitabh Bachchan
(Related: Thought, Ability, Actor, Job)

"As the number of available jobs has decreased in border states like Texas, cities halfway across America have begun to see an influx of illegal immigrants in search of employment."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: America, Cities, Jobs, states)

"The rapid growth in many of our suburbs has spawned a booming construction industry eager to hire low wage immigrants who gladly fill these jobs, many of them happy to be paid in cash, free of federal and state taxes."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Growth, Jobs, State, Taxes, Wage)

"The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Job)

"The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Artist, Job, Mystery)

"I, talking about my children, of course I wanted them to succeed in life, they have to choose whatever job or occupation that they want, I will not try to influence."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Life, Children, Influence, Job, Occupation, Succeed, Talking, Want, Will)

"I want to give as many Canadians the opportunity to be successful and if we can use their athletic gifts to get them a free degree or a free diploma across the border then I guess I'm doing my job."
- Donovan Bailey
(Related: Opportunity, Successful, Gifts, Job, Want)

"A person cannot love a plant after he has pruned it, then he has either done a poor job or is devoid of emotion."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Love, Emotion, Job, Poor)

"I have a job that I truly love, and an enormous crew of people that can do things better than I can!"
- Rick Baker
(Related: Love, People, Job)

"Since then I have held many jobs at museums in Colorado and Wyoming. I have also taught summer courses at the University of Colorado."
- Robert T. Bakker
(Related: Jobs, Museums, Summer, University)

"Also, while I was at Yale, I had a job teaching kids at the museum."
- Robert T. Bakker
(Related: Job, Kids, Teaching)

"As an undergraduate I held many small jobs as an illustrator."
- Robert T. Bakker
(Related: Jobs)

"I draw what I feel, which is no more than doing my job."
- Ralph Bakshi
(Related: Job)

"Providing for the common good, making people feel secure in their communities and homes - this is the central job of government. it's why all of us are here serving our state and our people."
- John Baldacci
(Related: Government, People, Job, State)

"You're creating a different world and the actor's job is to be able to convince the audience to enter into that world, whether it be actually something that you recognize from your own life or not."
- Christian Bale
(Related: Life, Actor, Job, World)

"There isn't a single windmill owner in Holland who doesn't have a second job, for when there is no wind."
- Johnny Ball
(Related: Job, Wind)

"The job of the writer is to make revolution irresistible."
- Toni Cade Bambara
(Related: Revolution, Job, Writer)

"There are countless studies on the negative spillover of job pressures on family life, but few on how job satisfaction enhances the quality of family life."
- Albert Bandura
(Related: Family, Life, Quality, Negative, Job, Satisfaction)

"Why would I lose sleep when I really need valuable sleep just to recuperate and come back and do my job?"
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Job, Sleep)

"There is no law that says a man who earned a hundred million dollars in his first half-dozen years on the job has to be a decent human being, but Mike Eisner is that and more."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Being, First, Job, Law, Man, Years)

"Most Americans are more concerned about the economy and job creation. And they can't understand why the Obama administration or the Democrat majority in Congress wants to pass a bill like the cap-and-trade tax that will cost us jobs, that will hurt our economy, that will drive up costs for families, as well as for small businesses."
- Haley Barbour
(Related: Americans, Congress, Creation, Economy, Tax, Hurt, Job, Jobs, Majority, Will)

"I'm floored that the House leadership would turn its back on job creation for Mississippians."
- Haley Barbour
(Related: Leadership, Creation, Job)

"The personal thing is something I have never talked about. And I never will. That is prohibited. My job is public. But that's it. When you're not working, you don't have an obligation to be public."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Job, Obligation, Public, Will)

"Sometimes I say to myself, what are you doing in this absurd job? Why don't you go to Africa and help people? But I cannot help people, because I am a hypochondriac."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: People, Help, Job)

"I enjoy my job as long as I can create a character, otherwise it's boring."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Character, Job)

"To get a job where the only thing you have to do in your career is to make people laugh-well, it's the best job in the world."
- Ronnie Barker
(Related: People, Career, Job, World)

"It's the first time I've ever done anything like that. It took longer than I expected. I've gotten a lot of E-mail since I got back, saying they thought I did a good job and presented the case well."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Time, Thought, First, Job, Saying)

"We are all one - or at least we should be - and it is our job, our duty, and our great challenge to fight the voices of division and seek the salve of reconciliation."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Challenge, Duty, Fight, Job)

"I figure if my kids are alive at the end of the day, I've done my job."
- Roseanne Barr
(Related: Day, End, Job, Kids)

"As a housewife, I feel that if the kids are still alive when my husband gets home from work, then hey, I've done my job."
- Roseanne Barr
(Related: Home, Work, Husband, Housewife, Job, Kids)

"I figure that if the children are alive when I get home, I've done my job."
- Roseanne Barr
(Related: Home, Children, Job)

"Don't you wish you had a job like mine? All you have to do is think up a certain number of words! Plus, you can repeat words! And they don't even have to be true!"
- Dave Barry
(Related: Job)

"There's people that are just in awe of what you do, and then there are people who just think it's garbage. And I think there are people who are just uncomfortable seeing someone have fun with their job."
- Todd Barry
(Related: People, Fun, Job)

"I had temping jobs also. I liked the flexibility. There was no asking for time off; you just didn't work."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Time, Work, Flexibility, Jobs)

"I'm not after fame and success and fortune and power. It's mostly that I want to have a good job and have good friends; that's the good stuff in life."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Life, Success, Power, Fame, Fortune, Friends, Job, Want)

"While it's wonderful that investors have access to all the data now available to them, it has become a full-time job to sift through it and separate out the valuable news from the useless noise."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Job, News, Now)

"I've always just worked and tried to do as good a job as possible so that the people who are watching me took notice. That's what's helped me be successful today."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: People, Successful, Job, Today)

"The community of poets I belong to is not as close as it used to be, if only for the fact that our lives have become busier: jobs, children, and the like."
- John Barton
(Related: Children, Community, Fact, Jobs, Poets)

"The more a woman likes her job, the better her self-image and the more she enjoys her life."
- Grace Baruch
(Related: Life, Job, Self, Woman)

"The U.S. military has done a phenomenal job of creating these facilities almost over-night and dealing with these sworn enemies of America with more respect and dignity than they ever would have considered according our officers had they captured any."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: America, Dignity, Enemies, Job, Military, Respect)

"But if you really want to get involved in making a difference, you can stay at home with your family and have a job and make a reasonable living without having to be on an airplane all of the time, then you ought to go back home and run for School Board."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Family, Home, Time, Difference, Job, Living, School, Want)

"If I could create one job in the private sector by helping to grow a business, that would be one more than Congress has created in the last six months."
- Evan Bayh
(Related: Business, Congress, Job, Months)

"And I also serve on a caucus that addresses financial literacy for young people in this country. And it is so hypocritical that we want to talk to these kids about how to better manage their money when we are not doing a good job with our Nation's resources."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Money, People, Financial, Country, Job, Kids, Nation, Talk, Want)

"I am excited to rise today to support National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day. This celebration honors the husband and wife business owner teams whose work helps drive the economy and fuel job growth."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Business, Mom, Work, Wife, HusbGrowth, Day, Economy, Job, Support, Today)

"In fact, 80 percent of our domestic job growth comes from the small- and medium-sized business community."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Business, Growth, Community, Fact, Job)

"Organized labor, if they're doing a responsible job, is going to organize the pooling of small amounts of money to protect the interests of the people who are not rich."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Money, People, Job, Labor)

"I have a day job. I can make movies when I want to."
- Warren Beatty
(Related: Movies, Day, Job, Want)

"Americans are paying for our lack of an energy policy with their jobs and out of their pocketbooks."
- Bob Beauprez
(Related: Policy, Americans, Energy, Jobs)

"I've found that when you roll up your sleeves and join people in their daily work, they tend to open up quite a bit and let you know what they really think about the issues facing our country and what kind of job they think the government is doing."
- Bob Beauprez
(Related: Government, Work, People, Country, Job, Open)

"To catch a husband is an art; to hold him is a job."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Art, Husband, Job)

"Individuals with kidney disease who are able to obtain treatment early experience a higher quality of life and are able to maintain more of their day-to-day activities, including keeping their jobs."
- Xavier Becerra
(Related: Experience, Life, Quality, Day, Disease, Jobs, Treatment)

"I don't care about the rules. In fact, if I don't break the rules at least 10 times in every song then I'm not doing my job properly."
- Jeff Beck
(Related: Care, Fact, Job, Rules, Song)

"I always felt that it was my job to try to help other people get it and deal with it."
- Martha Beck
(Related: People, Help, Job)

"You need education. You need subsistence protection. We need jobs and social security. These are preconditions under which it will perhaps be possible to deal with these complex circumstances."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Education, Circumstances, Jobs, Protection, Security, Will)

"The suit-and-tie job is very nice but it's not really who I am in my heart."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Heart, Job)

"I've felt a little tired, but I'm only 24. I love playing football. That's my job and that's what I love doing."
- David Beckham
(Related: Love, Football, Job)

"If I get a script that's set in the jungle it goes to the bottom of the pile because I don't think the playgrounds are going to be very good there! I'm really aware of how lucky I am but I have the kind of job where I can bring my child to work."
- Kate Beckinsale
(Related: Work, Job, Jungle)

"I've been very lucky in the characters I've chosen. Up until last year I was a nobody. I did jobs I booked because I needed to put food in my mouth."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Food, Jobs)

"I've been very lucky in the characters I've chosen. Up until last year I was a nobody. I did jobs I booked because I needed to put food in my mouth."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Food, Jobs)

"I wear a lot of different hats - from writer to producer and artist. We all do 5 or 6 jobs, everything from creating our own graphic design to actually recording and the whole bit."
- William Bell
(Related: Design, Artist, Jobs, Writer)

"A man's indebtedness is not virtue; his repayment is. Virtue begins when he dedicates himself actively to the job of gratitude."
- Ruth Benedict
(Related: Gratitude, Virtue, Job, Man)

"Being a husband is a whole-time job. That is why so many husbands fail. They cannot give their entire attention to it."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: HusbAttention, Being, Husbands, Job)

"We can create the ultimate job security by becoming less dependent on the organization for which we work and more dependent on our own resources."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Work, Job, Security)

"The best way to lose a job is just not to care. When you do not care, it shows in everything you do."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Care, Job)

"I have a simple life. I mean, you just give me a drum roll, they announce my name, and I come out and sing. In my job I have a contract that says I'm a singer. So I sing."
- Tony Bennett
(Related: Life, Job, Name)

"I have done things politically, and I've been running a business at the same time, but I sort of joke that to some extent I do more than most legislators have done in their whole careers, and I've been doing it as a part-time job."
- Craig Benson
(Related: Business, Time, Careers, Job, Legislators, Running)

"Sam Walton instilled ownership of the products in the stores into the collective consciousness of every associate regardless of what job they did for the company."
- Michael Bergdahl
(Related: Company, Consciousness, Job, Ownership)

"When certain branches of the economy become obsolete, as in the case of the steel industry, not only do jobs disappear, which is obviously a terrible social hardship, but certain cultures also disappear."
- Peter L. Berger
(Related: Economy, Hardship, Jobs)

"My first job was at a Chicago night club called Mr. Kelly's."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Chicago, First, Job, Night)

"I was little there were times I wanted my parents to be normal. I wanted them to have a religion. I wanted them to have a job, like the parents of every other kid I went to school with."
- Gael Garcia Bernal
(Related: Religion, Job, Parents, School)

"Although I have to admit I have despised a couple of people simply because they have never had a job in their lives."
- Jeffrey Bernard
(Related: People, Job)

"Our job is to sell our clients' merchandise... not ourselves. Our job is to kill the cleverness that makes us shine instead of the product. Our job is to simplify, to tear away the unrelated, to pluck out the weeds that are smothering the product message."
- William Bernbach
(Related: Cleverness, Clients, Job)

"Our job is to bring the dead facts to life."
- William Bernbach
(Related: Life, Facts, Job)

"Taking employment out of the country - now that's taking away jobs. These shows employ a lot of people: production, post-production, music supervisors, camera people. A hundred people or more."
- Corbin Bernsen
(Related: Music, People, Country, Jobs, Now, Post, Production)

"Sometimes the fool who rushes in gets the job done."
- Al Bernstein
(Related: Fool, Job)

"If your library is not 'unsafe,' it probably isn't doing its job."
- John Berry
(Related: Job)

"When you have police officers who abuse citizens, you erode public confidence in law enforcement. That makes the job of good police officers unsafe."
- Mary Frances Berry
(Related: Abuse, Confidence, Job, Law, Police, Public)

"The only thing I think I can be accused of about paparazzi is being really naive. I didn't think about it coming along with the job and I never, during my three years at drama school, fantasized about one bit of it."
- Paul Bettany
(Related: Being, Drama, Job, School, Years)

"Up until like five seconds ago, I just took what jobs came along."
- Paul Bettany
(Related: Jobs)

"We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It's our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better."
- Jeff Bezos
(Related: Experience, Customer, Day, Guests, Job, Party)

"What I'm getting at is, you know, if we really want to get serious about helping all the people living in the street and getting people jobs, we could just hire half the people in the country to spy on the other half."
- Jello Biafra
(Related: People, Country, Jobs, Living, Want)

"I would say that one of the things that we are proud of is that we are attracting very interesting guest stars. One is Tyne Daly, who has done a wonderful job."
- Michael Biehn
(Related: Guest, Job, Stars)

"It is a very delicate job to forgive a man, without lowering him in his own estimation, and yours too."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Job, Man)

"I have to tell you that June Cleaver had a job in 'The New Leave It to Beaver.' She did. Sure, she was a council woman. She went to work. She wasn't a sit-at-home grandma. She went out, got a job."
- Barbara Billingsley
(Related: Work, Job, June, Woman)

"I sometimes feel like I could do another job. Anything. Maybe because as an actress you're playing different characters, everything feels possible."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Job)

"I firmly believe that the best way to stimulate our economy and create jobs is to let hard-working Americans keep more of their money - after all, the money belongs to them, not to Washington."
- Rob Bishop
(Related: Money, Americans, Economy, Jobs, Washington)

"We have one of the few societies, the only one I can think of right offhand, where your health care is so tied to your job, so that when an American company has to hire, they have to think about health care."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Health, American, Care, Company, Job, Right)

"Trade helps bring us products cheaply, but there is no guarantee whatsoever to assume that it will allow us to replace the jobs that have been lost, and there is no mechanism under productivity that says that, either."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Jobs, Productivity, Trade, Will)

"There are always, of course, job losses of a cyclical nature in a recession."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Nature, Job)

"The people who do not get jobs are often the most vulnerable in our society, and joblessness is a terrible plight for anyone who suffers from it."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Society, People, Jobs)

"In addition to joblessness, of course, by the working of supply and demand, when you have a larger number of people unemployed, wages do not rise at the normal level, so that we had last year a drop in real wages."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: People, Wages)

"For a variety of reasons, we are not producing at a given level of economic activity the jobs we used to have."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Jobs, Variety)

"But the truth is that critics are by definition critical. That's their job."
- Frank Black
(Related: Truth, Job)

"My webmaster lives in Munich and is a very dear friend of mine. He is doing a great job on the site and it is constantly being updated and always will."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Friend, Being, Job, Will)

"This majority is working for America, and one of those ways is we have tremendously low unemployment. This economy has created millions of new jobs, and we are expecting growth this first quarter of somewhere higher than 4 percent."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: Growth, America, Economy, First, Jobs, Majority, Unemployment)

"Job creation requires a business friendly environment with a tax structure that is not punitive and a state government designed for efficient use of fewer tax dollars."
- Kenneth Blackwell
(Related: Business, Government, Creation, Environment, Tax, Job, State)

"What is the biggest public forum in the United States? We were told it's the Super Bowl. The ad shows kids working at blue-collar jobs, and the final statement is just written text: Who's going to pay for the trillion dollar deficit?"
- Joan Blades
(Related: Jobs, Kids, Public, states, United)

"Most families need both parents to work. Moms need to be able to work and earn fair pay and have the flexibility in their jobs to also be primary caretakers."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Work, Flexibility, Jobs, Parents)

"Most jobs today are still structured the same way they were 50 years ago, when most families had someone who could stay at home."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Home, Jobs, Today, Years)

"One of the greatest challenges in collecting child support is that deadbeat dads move from job to job and state to state. it's hard to keep track of them."
- Rod Blagojevich
(Related: Job, State, Support)

"Parents don't need government to raise their kids. That's their job. But government can help them protect their children from influences they may not want their kids exposed to."
- Rod Blagojevich
(Related: Government, Children, Help, Job, Kids, May, Parents, Want)

"Think about it: Every educated person is not rich, but almost every education person has a job and a way out of poverty. So education is a fundamental solution to poverty."
- Kathleen Blanco
(Related: Education, Job, Poverty, Solution)

"My job, when it comes to free agency, trades, is not to pick players, but support the personnel department and the coaching staff. We have to have the financial resources to make things happen and that's my job."
- Arthur Blank
(Related: Financial, Coaching, Job, Support)

"What I am most proud of is the legacy of hope that FIFA and football leaves around the world. It makes all of the efforts and energy I pour into this job worth it."
- Sepp Blatter
(Related: Hope, Energy, Football, Job, World, Worth)

"I'm still a shy person. I've learned to put that aside on certain occasions. I have to. It's part of my job."
- Alexis Bledel
(Related: Job)

"Being a secretary was considered a very good job in those days."
- Brenda Blethyn
(Related: Being, Job)

"I think that we have to do our job well, investigate thoroughly and then describe very honestly what we see to the Security Council. And some of the things might please people there and other things may not please the people."
- Hans Blix
(Related: People, Job, May, Security)

"You don't make spending decisions, investment decisions, hiring decisions, or whether-you're-going-to-look-for-a-job decisions when you don't know what's going to happen."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Decisions, Hiring, Investment)

"I've got the greatest job in the world. There's no other job in government where cause and effect is so tightly coupled where you can make a difference every day in so many different ways and in so many different people's lives. It's a great challenge."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Government, People, Cause, Challenge, Day, Difference, Effect, Job, World)

"The public is upset. If they haven't lost their job, they know somebody that has. If they haven't lost their house, they know somebody that has. What do you do? When something's wrong, it's government's job to fix it, it must be government that's responsible for causing it."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Government, Job, Public, Wrong)

"And I think the more money you put in people's hands, the more they will spend And if they don't spend it, they invest it. And investing it is another way of creating jobs. It puts money into mutual funds or other kinds of banks that can go out and make loans, and we need to do that."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Money, People, Banks, Jobs, Will)

"It wasn't simply that Clinton created the greatest prosperity in the country's history. Or that we created 22 million new jobs, more than ever before. Under Clinton, poverty was reduced 25%."
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Related: History, Country, Jobs, Poverty, Prosperity)

"22 million new jobs under President Clinton. 3 million lost under Bush."
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Related: Jobs, President)

"Like any parents, mine wanted me to have a secure job with a regular wage and career prospects. And the one job my father knew of, that he'd had experience of himself, was the army, so he could help me in that direction."
- James Blunt
(Related: Experience, Father, Army, Career, Direction, Help, Job, Parents, Wage)

"As you follow the escapades or the journey of the hero through a story, it evokes some kind of emotion in the viewers. The director's job is to make sure that the audience goes through the journey and has an emotional reaction."
- Don Bluth
(Related: Emotion, Job, Journey)

"The way things are going, we are not too far from the day when it will take an hour's labor just to pay for the gasoline to get to the job."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Day, Job, Labor, Will)

"The American people are screaming at the top of their lungs to Washington, 'Stop! Stop the spending, stop the job-killing policies.' And yet, Democrats in Washington refuse to listen to the American people."
- John Boehner
(Related: People, American, Democrats, Job, Washington)

"The job of training an Iraqi police force is one of the most important tasks being undertaken in Operation Iraqi Freedom. It is also one of the most difficult."
- John Boehner
(Related: Being, Force, Freedom, Job, Police, Training)

"It's pretty clear that over the last three months the economy has paused. And it's also pretty clear the American people are still demanding and asking the question, 'Where are the jobs?' And the reason we don't have new jobs is because of the job-killing agenda pursued by President Obama and his allies in the Congress."
- John Boehner
(Related: People, American, Congress, Economy, Job, Jobs, Months, President, Pretty, Question, Reason)

"Listen, I think what's best for the economy and to create jobs is to extend all of the current tax rates - for all Americans. It - it begins to reduce the uncertainty. And for small businesspeople, they can look up and begin to plan."
- John Boehner
(Related: Americans, Economy, Tax, Jobs, Uncertainty)

"I started out mopping floors, waiting tables, and tending bar at my dad's tavern. I put myself through school working odd jobs and night shifts. I poured my heart and soul into a small business. And when I saw how out-of-touch Washington had become with the core values of this great nation, I put my name forward and ran for office."
- John Boehner
(Related: Business, Dad, Soul, Heart, Values, Jobs, Name, Nation, Night, Office, School, Waiting, Washington)

"This is my job and I respect it enough to concentrate on it."
- Andrew Bogut
(Related: Job, Respect)

"God guided me to America and gave me a good job. But he also gave me a heart so I would look back."
- Manute Bol
(Related: God, Heart, America, Job)

"For years my wedding ring has done its job. It has led me not into temptation. It has reminded my husband numerous times at parties that it's time to go home. It has been a source of relief to a dinner companion. It has been a status symbol in the maternity ward."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Time, Wedding, Home, Husband, Job, Symbol, Temptation, Years)

"As it has been told to me, my Dad had some kind of deal with Dick Clark. But when we got here, that fell through. So we were out here with no job, no furniture, no food."
- Danny Bonaduce
(Related: Dad, Food, Job)

"Advances in technology will continue to reach far into every sector of our economy. Future job and economic growth in industry, defense, transportation, agriculture, health care, and life sciences is directly related to scientific advancement."
- Christopher Bond
(Related: Health, Life, Technology, Growth, Agriculture, Care, Defense, Economy, Future, Job, Will)

"It is time that we take control and find a way to curtail the explosive costs of health care. Small businesses deserve a chance to channel these funds toward other needs, such as expanding and creating more jobs for the economy."
- Christopher Bond
(Related: Health, Time, Control, Care, Chance, Economy, Jobs, Needs)

"I don't think it's the job of theatre at the moment to provide political propaganda; that would be simplistic. We have to explore our situation further before we will understand it."
- Edward Bond
(Related: Job, Propaganda, Theatre, Will)

"As skills and energy became more of a demand, people who didn't have skills just got left behind, got shuttled to the side. Education didn't keep up with their promise. Education didn't prepare them for this new world. Jobs went overseas."
- Julian Bond
(Related: Education, People, Energy, Jobs, Promise, World)

"I pointed out on the floor last year, after Hurricane Katrina, we were very proud that one of our National Guard engineering battalions was called to Louisiana. And they did a magnificent job."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Engineering, Job)

"America's workers face a battle for their jobs. They are the finest workers in the world. American workers grow, harvest, and mine some of the world's highest quality and most plentiful raw materials."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Quality, America, American, Battle, Harvest, Jobs, Workers, World)

"Workers come to America to fill jobs unwanted by Americans, but they are staying and they are not going home."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Home, America, Americans, Jobs, Workers)

"My job is to score goals."
- Peter Bondra
(Related: Goals, Job)

"Baseball is just my job."
- Barry Bonds
(Related: Baseball, Job)

"Shooting a television show can be very difficult and at times can really wear on you. If you keep reminding yourself that it is a job and you show up together as a team and as a whole, you can prevail."
- David Boreanaz
(Related: Job, Television)

"I got a job immediately after leaving high school; I was lucky - three dollars a week and all I could eat, working on a vegetable truck."
- Ernest Borgnine
(Related: Job, School)

"I was thinking of resigning since I did not want to be perceived as a man who did the president's bidding to save my job. I have had some time to think about it since. I think I did the right thing."
- Robert Bork
(Related: Time, Job, Man, President, Right, Thinking, Want)

"The National Intelligence Director needs the authority to do the job we are asking him to do. That means power over the intelligence budget. And to be effective, to be allowed to do his or her job, they must have authority over the budget."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Intelligence, Power, Authority, Job, Needs)

"The American Dream is one of success, home ownership, college education for one's children, and have a secure job to provide these and other goals."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Education, Home, Success, Dream, Goals, American, Children, College, Job, Ownership)

"You promote your films; it's part of your job. You do the magazine covers and stuff, and then I try to live a really normal life. I definitely don't try to make it into any more craziness than it is."
- Kate Bosworth
(Related: Life, Job)

"Acting is a life experience. I'm always learning things when I'm making a movie. So the fame part of it is fine when you consider what you get out of this job."
- Kate Bosworth
(Related: Life, Experience, Acting, Fame, Job, Learning)

"The musicians are really on board, they're doing a great job together. There is some kind of a good chemistry, I would say affectionate chemistry and it's a huge promise of success."
- Lucien Bouchard
(Related: Success, Job, Musicians, Promise)

"I've been a woman for a little over 50 years and have gotten over my initial astonishment. As for conducting an orchestra, that's a job where I don't think sex plays much part."
- Nadia Boulanger
(Related: Sex, Job, Woman, Years)

"If we turn our back on the people of this country who need to work for a living, we shouldn't be here, to be honest, because that has to be an essential part of what we do to protect the country, from the standpoint of defense, protect workers and make sure they have jobs."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Work, People, Country, Defense, Jobs, Living, Workers)

"As an active member of the Air Force, Army and Mine Warfare Caucuses, I meet with enlisted personnel and officers on a regular basis to learn more about their needs, both on the job and with their families."
- Allen Boyd
(Related: Army, Force, Job, Needs)

"Job was the greatest of all the children of the east, and his afflictions were well-nigh more than he could bear; but even if we imagined them wearing him to death, that would not make his story tragic."
- Andrew Coyle Bradley
(Related: Death, Children, Job)

"My mother worked in factories, worked as a domestic, worked in a restaurant, always had a second job."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: Mother, Job)

"I made the decision to come back to New York, quit my job and move to Paris."
- Ed Bradley
(Related: Decision, Job, Paris)

"More than 54,000 jobs in the region are dependent upon the Port of Philadelphia alone."
- Robert Brady
(Related: Jobs)

"Being spokesman for a generation is the worst job I ever had."
- Billy Bragg
(Related: Being, Job)

"I'm lucky because I have a job I love. I really miss being away from home, being in my own bed, seeing my animals and siblings, having my moms cookies. I have a couple cats. I got a kitten about a year ago and now Im going on the road so I wont see him for a while. I feel bad."
- Michelle Branch
(Related: Home, Love, Animals, Bed, Being, Cats, Job, Now, Road)

"It is part of the photographer's job to see more intensely than most people do. He must have and keep in him something of the receptiveness of the child who looks at the world for the first time or of the traveler who enters a strange country."
- Bill Brandt
(Related: Time, People, Country, First, Job, World)

"We must invest in infrastructure development and rebuilding communities to create jobs."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Development, Jobs)

"Any that is why I think any kind of a stimulus package is going to have to help people who are without work, without a job, help them have health insurance."
- John Breaux
(Related: Health, Work, People, Help, Job)

"It's my job to get us in good plays, or more importantly, out of bad plays. That's what I did."
- Drew Brees
(Related: Job)

"It is certainly not unrealistic to think we could have elections by mid-year 2004 and when a sovereign government is installed - my job here will be done."
- Paul Bremer
(Related: Government, Elections, Job, Will)

"There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes."
- William J. Brennan, Jr.
(Related: Jobs)

"I busted out of the place in a hurry and went to a saloon and drank beer and said that for the rest of my life I'd never take a job in a place where you couldn't throw cigarette butts on the floor. I was hooked on this writing for newspapers and magazines."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: Life, Beer, Job, Newspapers, Rest, Writing)

"And you know, I said yesterday, you know, you know, if they're not going to - if the feds aren't going to do their job, well, then, I'm up to suing the feds to make them do their job! I mean, they sued Arizona, you know, we can sue them back! I mean, they're not - they're not enforcing the laws!"
- Jan Brewer
(Related: Job, Yesterday)

"Well, just that there would be somebody in the office and the voters - it was more or less an understanding in the entire community, as long as that person was doing a good job on the merits, nobody was going to run against him."
- Stephen Breyer
(Related: Community, Job, Office, Understanding)

"My mom is many times responsible for getting us all together, but we trade off at each other's houses. My brother and I are actors and are traveling a lot of our job."
- Beau Bridges
(Related: Mom, Brother, Actors, Houses, Job, Trade, Traveling)

"I'm a working stiff. I just happened to be around at the right time, and nobody else wanted the job."
- Harry Bridges
(Related: Time, Job, Right)

"For me, growing up, the downside of it was that as a kid you don't want to stand out. You don't want to have a famous father let alone get a job because of your famous father, you know? But I'm a product of nepotism. That's how I got my foot in the door, through my dad."
- Jeff Bridges
(Related: Dad, Father, Famous, Growing up, Job, Want)

"The problem with the designated driver programme, it's not a desirable job. But if you ever get sucked into doing it, have fun with it. At then end of the night drop them off at the wrong house."
- Jeff Bridges
(Related: End, Fun, Job, Night, Wrong)

"The majority of them give the impression of being men who have been drafted into the job during a period of martial law and are only waiting for the end of the emergency to get back to a really congenial occupation such as slum demolition or debt collecting."
- Alan Brien
(Related: Men, Impression, Being, Debt, End, Job, Law, Majority, Occupation, Waiting)

"Everybody that's an actor leaves it for a while 'cause they ain't got a job."
- Wilford Brimley
(Related: Actor, Job)

"Basically he never went to work and didn't have a job. Of course I thought he did. I thought he was on the phone doing business deals instead of borrowing money from people."
- Christie Brinkley
(Related: Business, Money, Work, Thought, People, Borrowing, Deals, Job)

"I'd much rather do an obviously commercial writing project than get a day job."
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Related: Day, Job, Project, Writing)

"What I think is that Fox has done a very smart job of carving out their place."
- Tom Brokaw
(Related: Job)

"FDR created today's 30 percent coalition. Obama wants to finish the job by turning it into a permanent ruling majority. There's nothing new about the Obama Narrative. It is the FDR Narrative on steroids. It is intended to lead to greater statism and political gain."
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Related: Gain, Job, Majority, Nothing, Today)

"The guys have told me not to quit my day job."
- Garth Brooks
(Related: Day, Job)

"Any pitcher who might throw at me should know I'm not giving up my day job or trying to get anyone else's job. I just can't think of anything cooler than being one of the boys of summer!"
- Garth Brooks
(Related: Being, Boys, Day, Giving, Job, Trying)

"If men were basically evil, who would bother to improve the world instead of giving it up as a bad job at the outset?"
- Van Wyck Brooks
(Related: Men, Evil, Giving, Job, World)

"I kept thinking, 'Somebody has to make a food show that is actually educational and entertaining at the same time... a show that got down to the 'why things happen.' Plus, I hated my job - I didn't think it was very worthwhile."
- Alton Brown
(Related: Food, Time, Job, Thinking)

"So I quit my job and went to the New England Culinary Institute for the full two years and worked in the restaurant industry after that until finally I thought I had a grasp on what I needed to do what I do."
- Alton Brown
(Related: Thought, England, Job, Years)

"My personal life is the same. At the end of the day, this is just a job. I love what I do, and it's a great job. But it's like my alter ego. There's Chris Brown the singer. And there's Christopher Brown, the down-home Tappahannock boy that plays video games and basketball and hangs out."
- Chris Brown
(Related: Life, Love, Basketball, Day, Ego, End, Games, Job)

"There have been a couple of jobs I've done without thinking, without being engaged, and they just stink."
- Clancy Brown
(Related: Being, Jobs, Thinking)

"Once again, we see the Bush administration paying for its failed policies by cutting funds to vital public services and jeopardizing more American jobs."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: American, Jobs, Public)

"I remember growing up thinking that astronauts and their job was the coolest thing you could possibly do... But I absolutely couldn't identify with the people who were astronauts. I thought they were movie stars."
- David M. Brown
(Related: Thought, People, Growing up, Job, Stars, Thinking)

"You need in the long run for stability, for economic growth, for jobs, as well as for financial stability, global economic institutions that make sure that growth to be sustained has to be shared, and are built on the principle that the prosperity of this world is indivisible."
- Gordon Brown
(Related: Financial, Growth, Jobs, Prosperity, Stability, World)

"I used to think like Moses. That knocked me down for a couple years and put me in prison. Then I start thinking like Job. Job waited and became the wealthiest and richest man ever 'cause he believed in God."
- James Brown
(Related: God, Job, Man, Prison, Thinking, Years)

"The conventional viewpoint says we need a jobs program and we need to cut welfare. Just the opposite! We need more welfare and fewer jobs."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Jobs, Welfare)

"Jobs for every American is doomed to failure because of modern automation and production. We ought to recognize it and create an income-maintenance system so every single American has the dignity and the wherewithal for shelter, basic food, and medical care. I'm talking about welfare for all. Without it, you're going to have warfare for all."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Medical, Food, Failure, American, Care, Dignity, Income, Jobs, Production, Talking, Welfare)

"I can't see myself leaving the club I grew up supporting... it's one of those things, the money's great but I still get paid reasonably well from the Lions and at the end of the day I think job satisfaction is the No.1 priority and I just love it up here."
- Jonathan Brown
(Related: Love, Money, Day, End, Job, Satisfaction)

"I've criticized President Bush for his failure to use his veto pen. There's plenty of blame to go around. The question is how to solve problems. It's not bailouts. What made America great? Free markets, free enterprise, manufacturing, job creation. That's how we're gonna do it, not by enlarging government."
- Scott Brown
(Related: Government, Failure, America, Blame, Creation, Job, Manufacturing, Pen, President, Problems, Question)

"But we did the best we could and in the end some of us had to get day jobs and start fresh."
- Steve Brown
(Related: Day, End, Jobs)

"Find a job you like and you add five days to every week."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Related: Job)

"You don't have to buy from anyone. You don't have to work at any particular job. You don't have to participate in any given relationship. You can choose."
- Harry Browne
(Related: Work, Job)

"People have no idea what a hard job it is for two writers to be friends. Sooner or later you have to talk about each other's work."
- Anatole Broyard
(Related: Work, People, Idea, Friends, Job, Talk, Writers)

"That's where my job comes in. Getting the E.U. and U.S. to agree."
- John Bruton
(Related: Job)

"I like that sense of we're all on the same page and trying to get the job done."
- Peabo Bryson
(Related: Job, Sense, Trying)

"You can't get a job without experience and you can't get experience until you have a job. Once you solve that problem you are home free."
- Jack Buck
(Related: Experience, Home, Job)

"I think women as well as men are concerned about jobs and the economy and spending and, and other issues. They're concerned that when their kids graduate from college they have an economy and they have a future in this country and they, they have the same opportunity that we've had and our grandparents have had."
- Ken Buck
(Related: Men, Women, Opportunity, College, Country, Economy, Future, Grandparents, Jobs, Kids)

"I like the fact that we have all the teams in the tournament. When I first got here as an assistant, not everyone made the tournament and I think as a coach, you look at it from a job security standpoint, I think that hurt when you didn't have everybody in the tournament."
- Tim Buckley
(Related: Coach, Fact, First, Hurt, Job, Security)

"The more complicated and powerful the job, the more rudimentary the preparation for it."
- William F. Buckley, Jr.
(Related: Job, Preparation)

"I still consider it a summer job, though. So, I try to maintain that summer job as long as I can. But it's exciting to be able to have the opportunity to do things I always dreamed of as a kid."
- Jimmy Buffett
(Related: Opportunity, Job, Summer)

"I have lots of interests, but it's true that dancing is a very full-time job."
- Deborah Bull
(Related: Dancing, Job)

"I'm a workaholic. I've been doing my job for a long time."
- Gisele Bundchen
(Related: Time, Job)

"If you're interested or like it, but could be just as happy living in a regular town, having a regular job, maybe doing little theatre, you're better off and you'll be a happier person. This is too gut-wrenching and heartbreaking."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Job, Living, Theatre)

"We didn't have a whole lot of money when I was growing up either. I would always ask for magic books or magic tricks for my birthday or for Christmas and the rest of the year I either had to mow lawns or find part time jobs to help supplement the cost of doing magic."
- Lance Burton
(Related: Birthday, Money, Time, Books, Christmas, Growing up, Help, Jobs, Magic, Rest)

"In the business world and the volunteer world, each job has certain requirements that must be met in order for that job to be done properly and for that organization to survive and prosper."
- Ron D. Burton
(Related: Business, Job, Order, World)

"Rotary provides training at all levels so that those who have been selected for leadership positions have the opportunity to learn and apply leadership principles to their jobs."
- Ron D. Burton
(Related: Leadership, Opportunity, Jobs, Principles, Training)

"I've been told by doctors and surgeons that I have the energy of ten men who have normal jobs."
- Gary Busey
(Related: Men, Doctors, Energy, Jobs)

"One thing I can say about George... he may not be able to keep a job, but he's not boring."
- Barbara Bush
(Related: Job, May)

"Look, when you're the president, there's all kinds of things said about us. I mean, it's just the nature of the job."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Nature, Job, President)

"The legislature's job is to write law. It's the executive branch's job to interpret law."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Job, Law)

"And what's interesting, and I don't think a lot of Americans understand this fact, is that, one, most new jobs are created by small businesses; two, most small businesses pay tax at the individual income tax, or many small businesses pay tax there."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Americans, Fact, Tax, Income, Jobs)

"Government does not create wealth. The major role for the government is to create an environment where people take risks to expand the job rate in the United States."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Government, People, Wealth, Environment, Job, states, United)

"It's not easy to have the job of president. It's not easy to run for it. And it's not a job for the feint of heart."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Heart, Job, President)

"That was kind of scary. You got the sense as a little kid that you might be at risk now, and then you're like, 'Why are we at risk? It's because my grandfather is in charge of all of this.' You can't really realize the magnitude of a job like that when you are eight."
- Lauren Bush
(Related: Job, Now, Risk, Sense)

"It's not what my job is about. I'm not out to make a political statement. I want to stand for something, but more by example."
- Lauren Bush
(Related: Example, Job, Want)

"Our job is not to set things right but to see them right."
- Eric Butterworth
(Related: Job, Right)

"But as important as the job to be done by government in the neighborhoods, the people must also be involved."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Government, People, Job)

"When my job was attempting to predict future economic developments for the Shell oil company, I was frequently reminded of an Arabic saying: 'Those who claim to foresee the future are lying, even if by chance they are later proved right.'"
- Vince Cable
(Related: Chance, Company, Future, Job, Lying, Oil, Right)

"It's time to get real, folks. Hope and change ain't working. Hope and change is not a solution. Hope and change is not a job."
- Herman Cain
(Related: Change, Time, Hope, Job, Solution)

"You don't think it was because a white man wrote it, a black man wrote it, a green man wrote it. What - doesn't make a difference! Doesn't make a difference. I think he did a good job."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Difference, Job, Man)

"The only credit I can give them. They synchronize wonderful. That's all. They synchronize very - you would have thought that they were actually acting, but they were synching all the time, and that's a rough job."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Time, Thought, Acting, Credit, Job)

"If you can work and if you're offered a job and you don't take it, you cannot continue to claim benefits. It will be extremely tough."
- David Cameron
(Related: Work, Benefits, Job, Will)

"I mean, you have to be able - you have to have made the commitment within yourself to do whatever it takes to get the job done and to try to inspire other people to do it, because obviously the first rule is you can't do it by yourself."
- James Cameron
(Related: People, Commitment, First, Job)

"The growth of technology is such that it is not possible today for a nuclear physicist to switch into medical physics without training. The field is now much more technical. More training is needed to do the job."
- John Cameron
(Related: Medical, Technology, Growth, Job, Now, Physics, Today, Training)

"We've been doing this for 10 years and it's been a hobby for a lot longer than it's been a job."
- John Campbell
(Related: Job, Years)

"I think the person who takes a job in order to live - that is to say, for the money - has turned himself into a slave."
- Joseph Campbell
(Related: Money, Job, Order)

"Despite our high rate of unemployment, 300,000 jobs go unfilled largely because many of the unemployed lack the skills needed today as a result of technological progress."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Progress, Jobs, Result, Today, Unemployment)

"I've been doing my job well for 17 years. People must see something in me. Otherwise, I'd be over and out."
- Naomi Campbell
(Related: People, Job, Years)

"I never had a real job either. I sort of fell out of school and ended up playing guitar."
- Vivian Campbell
(Related: Guitar, Job, School)

"So I really would like to see both parties respond to the poor with greater commitment. But I've got to tell you, the Democrats, I feel, are doing a better job in that respect than Republicans are."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: Commitment, Democrats, Job, Poor, Republicans, Respect)

"Now the proposal is yet again another $150 billion before we start to think about a freeze. But $150 billion spent on more government programs; monies being created to direct and what kind of jobs that Washington thinks ought to be created. Come on. I mean there is a government that can help, and the government can also hurt."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: Government, Being, Help, Hurt, Jobs, Now, Washington)

"I am not for raising taxes in a recession, especially when it comes to job creators that we need so desperately to start creating jobs again."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: Job, Jobs, Taxes)

"The American people elected us here to cut spending so we can create an environment for jobs in America. The House has acted. We have demonstrated that we want to see spending, discretionary spending, brought down to levels of 2008. We've seen no counteraction. We have seen no position that has been expressed by the other side at all."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: People, America, American, Environment, Jobs, Want)

"The best thing about my job, though, is stopping at the end of the day and rejoining the human universe."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Day, End, Job, Universe)

"Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so? There's a support group for that. It's called everybody, and they meet at the bar."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Hate, Job, Support)

"Even when people are rich and successful on TV shows, there's always some trouble - you have to poke holes in them, throw them out of a job, put a pie in the face."
- Drew Carey
(Related: People, Successful, Job, Trouble)

"I see it as one of my jobs to make sure that, it sounds ridiculous, but to make sure the folks are eating, make sure folks are getting enough fluids, make sure folks are, you know, comfortable in the orbiter."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: Eating, Jobs)

"Because when we're in space, my job is primarily getting us there and getting us back."
- Duane G. Carey
(Related: Job, Space)

"The very existence of flame-throwers proves that some time, somewhere, someone said to themselves, You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I'm just not close enough to get the job done."
- George Carlin
(Related: Time, People, Existence, Fire, Job, Want)

"Quality child care, health insurance coverage, and training make it possible for former welfare recipients to get, and keep, jobs."
- Mel Carnahan
(Related: Health, Quality, Care, Jobs, Training, Welfare)

"Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Care, First, Jobs, Will)

"Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves."
- Dale Carnegie
(Related: Time, Care, Jobs, Will)

"There's a pretty good chance that you're going to go down when you're on a motorcycle or if you're sky diving or whatever, but that happened before I even got this job, and I haven't sky dived since."
- Charisma Carpenter
(Related: Chance, Job, Pretty, Sky)

"This is funny because I just had a job over the summer for VH1, a project I did called Strange Frequency where I got to play a Goth rock band singer."
- Charisma Carpenter
(Related: Funny, Job, Play, Project, Summer)

"So I came home and I had a resume and everything, but the only job experience I had was just playing in bars and clubs on my summers off. So, I was temping and stuff during the day and playing music at night."
- Mary Chapin Carpenter
(Related: Experience, Home, Music, Day, Job, Night)

"You know, I didn't have enough money to quit my day job... the myth of the major label deal. Nowadays, you have a tour bus and a stylist and all this stuff. But back then, no way."
- Mary Chapin Carpenter
(Related: Money, Day, Job, Myth)

"I kept thinking, I went to college and I have to get a real job."
- Mary Chapin Carpenter
(Related: College, Job, Thinking)

"Every human being must find his own way to cope with severe loss, and the only job of a true friend is to facilitate whatever method he chooses."
- Caleb Carr
(Related: Friend, Being, Job, Loss)

"Everybody, even me, sometimes had to compromise on something, doing things we know to be wrong, and this happens doing whatever job in the world. But a singer must have the courage of saying no."
- Jose Carreras
(Related: Courage, Compromise, Job, Saying, World, Wrong)

"My family kinda hit the skids. We were experiencing poverty at that point. We all got a job, where the whole family had to work as security guards and janitors. And I just got angry."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Family, Work, Job, Poverty, Security)

"I can drink on the job if I want to. I can go on stage with a beer and it's OK. I can say whatever I want. It's a great job to have."
- Rodney Carrington
(Related: Beer, Job, Want)

"Never continue in a job you don't enjoy. If you're happy in what you're doing, you'll like yourself, you'll have inner peace. And if you have that, along with physical health, you will have had more success than you could possibly have imagined."
- Johnny Carson
(Related: Success, Health, Peace, Job, Will)

"It helps if you really enjoy your jobs. If you don't, then just think about the money."
- Lisa Nicole Carson
(Related: Money, Jobs)

"That is what I'm looking forward to the most, practical learning. I want to be a registered nurse so getting to talk to people who already work in those jobs can really teach me what to expect when I get out in the real world."
- Angela Carter
(Related: Work, People, Jobs, Learning, Talk, Want, World)

"People have lots of misconceptions about me. My mum, who is half French and half Spanish, gets outraged when I'm called quintessentially English. I owe my looks to my mum-which was 90 percent of getting my first job. And, some people would argue, 90 percent of my entire career."
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: People, Career, English, First, Job)

"I want to do everything right now! This very minute. I am impatient, but yes I have goals. To be a real well-respected actress whom people know they can rely on to do a good job... whether they like me as a person or not!"
- Lynda Carter
(Related: People, Goals, Job, Right, Want)

"Not to sound too pathetic, but there have been long stretches where I haven't been able to get a job."
- David Caruso
(Related: Job, Sound)

"You just go in and try to do the best job you can everyday."
- Nick Cassavetes
(Related: Job)

"It's the cushiest job, but some lines are so funny that I crack up."
- Dan Castellaneta
(Related: Funny, Job)

"There is $1.4 billion a day in trade that goes back and forth across the border. That means millions of jobs and livelihoods for families here in Canada and for families in the United States."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Canada, Day, Jobs, states, Trade, United)

"I don't think when people sign up for a life of doing something they love to do they should have to sign up for a complete loss of privacy. I understand a little loss of privacy coming with the job."
- Sarah Chalke
(Related: Life, Love, People, Job, Loss, Privacy)

"I was 17 and the whole thing was very confusing at the time. It was a great job and I loved it, and to lose the role was definitely tough for me. I was devastated when I lost the role."
- Sarah Chalke
(Related: Time, Job)

"I would be sad if it ended now. It's been the best job I've had by a long shot, especially creatively because the writing is so good. Every week I get the script and I laugh out loud and get excited for the different stuff we get to do."
- Sarah Chalke
(Related: Job, Now, Writing)

"When his nomination comes before the United States Senate, Timothy Batten can count on my strong support... He is the right person for the job."
- Saxby Chambliss
(Related: Job, Right, Senate, states, Support, United)

"When I finished my term, I thought about running for governor then but decided not to because, frankly, I didn't think I was ready. I wasn't comfortable that I was prepared to do the job."
- Ben Chandler
(Related: Thought, Job, Running)

"There are now hundreds of thousands of new engineers that are being trained in China. If people start finding themselves losing their jobs, not to the Chinese here but because China has become such a dominant force - then there could very well be a backlash."
- Iris Chang
(Related: People, Being, Force, Jobs, Losing, Now)

"The Irish job was something that had to be sorted out."
- Jack Charlton
(Related: Irish, Job)

"Others, amounting to four novels and a mess of short stories which I did not think worth preserving, I have done my best to eliminate from the record by refusing all requests for permission to reprint them, and I hope I have done a good job of making them hard to unearth."
- Leslie Charteris
(Related: Hope, Job, Worth)

"If you know how to do a job very well, you keep doing it."
- Joan Chen
(Related: Job)

"All Asian parents are into your children having a respectable, decent stable job. Acting was unimaginable to my parents."
- Joan Chen
(Related: Acting, Children, Job, Parents)

"I came very close to quitting my job for the Bush-Cheney '04 campaign. I seriously considered packing up my office and heading home to Colorado."
- Mary Cheney
(Related: Home, Job, Office, Quitting)

"We've certainly learned a lot of lessons from Katrina, from Rita. Rita was better than Katrina. We're doing a better job planning. We're closer - more closely aligned with the Department of Defense. These things would be positive things if we were to have another attack."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Positive, Defense, Job, Planning)

"And it seems to me correct then, and I think it's correct now, that job one is get the planning done, make sure the buses are there. When that's done, it's completely appropriate to go around and tour around and look at the damage."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Job, Now, Planning)

"So, how to stay inside the world of entertainment without actually getting another job? I felt the only logical answer was to become a novelist. So I wrote the first book - driven by some very real feelings of desperation - and it worked."
- Lee Child
(Related: Feelings, Desperation, Entertainment, First, Job, World)

"I had a brief theater background and loved the backstage world there's more backstage work in television, so I saw a job advertised and applied, and got it. That was back in 1977, when getting jobs was easy."
- Lee Child
(Related: Work, Job, Jobs, Television, Theater, World)

"I was fired from my television job, simple as that. Well, downsized, really, a classic 1990s situation."
- Lee Child
(Related: Job, Television)

"I think the Chinese government is doing a great job right now."
- Alex Chiu
(Related: Government, Job, Now, Right)

"Time and again we have learned that the best way to achieve growth and create jobs is for hardworking people to keep more of their own money in their own pockets."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Money, Time, People, Growth, Jobs)

"The busier you are, the more interesting you are. The more you're off doing your thing and loving your job and your life, that's fascinating."
- Claudia Christian
(Related: Life, Job)

"Some of today's athletes do not have that kind of pride. They left school at 16, have never had a job in their life and are getting Lottery funding, earning money as an athlete."
- Linford Christie
(Related: Life, Money, Athletes, Job, Pride, School, Today)

"Despite the demands of this job, one of the things my wife and I try to do is to spend time together alone. And one of the things we really enjoy doing together is seeing a good movie."
- Warren Christopher
(Related: Time, Wife, Job)

"To succeed in life in today's world, you must have the will and tenacity to finish the job."
- Chin-Ning Chu
(Related: Life, Job, Succeed, Tenacity, Today, Will, World)

"For instance, he says I let him play golf, and he says, he lets me be miserable in my job. Now - that doesn't quite sound right, does it? But nonetheless, I think for the first time in my life, I'm not going to be miserable in my life when I come and work at CNN."
- Connie Chung
(Related: Life, Time, Work, First, Golf, Job, Now, Play, Right, Sound)

"They used to but not any more. You kind of get used to it - you accept it is part of your job - if you're famous and you want this life, you have got to accept this part of it as well."
- Charlotte Church
(Related: Life, Famous, Job, Want)

"Perhaps the greatest challenge has been trying to keep my time to myself and my private life private in order to do my job. Everything that is most mine belongs to everyone now."
- Sandra Cisneros
(Related: Life, Time, Challenge, Job, Now, Order, Trying)

"The U.S. Military is us. There is no truer representation of a country than the people that it sends into the field to fight for it. The people who wear our uniform and carry our rifles into combat are our kids, and our job is to support them, because they're protecting us."
- Tom Clancy
(Related: People, Country, Fight, Job, Kids, Military, Support)

"So I'm going to tell you, it's going to be a good year. There are good players all over this country, and it is our job as a scouting department to find them, draft them, sign them, develop them, and help us to continue to win championships. So it's going to be a good year."
- Roy Clark
(Related: Country, Draft, Help, Job, Scouting)

"Absolutely the worst thing about this job is the travel and being away from family. I have a wife and three wonderful children, the kids are all active in sports and it's very difficult to up and leave and miss them growing up."
- Roy Clark
(Related: Sports, Travel, Family, Wife, Being, Children, Growing up, Job, Kids)

"It's never easy with characters in these dark and grave circumstances but that's my job."
- Patricia Clarkson
(Related: Circumstances, Grave, Job)

"I would prefer to have a more appealing job. If I could still change careers, I would prefer it. This unfortunate art is made for long beards and ugly faces rather than for a relatively well-endowed woman."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Art, Change, Careers, Faces, Job, Ugly, Woman)

"The most important job you'll ever have is in the walls of your own home."
- Jane Clayson
(Related: Home, Job)

"There are people walking around the streets of Kansas City who are unemployed, while one of our largest employers is not only sending jobs aboard, but then turning around and making a statement about preserving jobs."
- Emanuel Cleaver
(Related: People, Jobs, Walking)

"Keep up hope for a better economy, more jobs, better wages, affordable healthcare and all the issues we have brought into focus."
- Bob Clement
(Related: Hope, Economy, Focus, Healthcare, Jobs, Wages)

"I take my job as a rock and roll sax player very seriously. To do it the way that I must do it, I must be in good condition. The better shape you're in, the harder you can rock."
- Clarence Clemons
(Related: Job)

"We don't have enough support for maternal leave and the kinds of things that some of the European countries do. So we still make it hard on women to go into the work force and feel that they can be good at work but then doing the most important job, which is raising your children in a responsible and positive way."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Women, Work, Positive, Children, Countries, Force, Job, Support)

"Every president, if you watch what they look like when they come into office, you can see their hair turn white because it's such a hard job."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Hair, Job, Office, President)

"In almost every profession - whether it's law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business - people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: Business, Finance, Trust, People, Jobs, Journalism, Law, Medicine, Profession, Running, Space)

"Where are the jobs going to come from?Small business, manufacturing and clean energy. Where's the money to finance them? The banks and the corporations in America today have lots of money that they can invest right now."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Finance, Money, Business, America, Banks, Corporations, Energy, Jobs, Manufacturing, Now, Right, Today)

"I like the job. That's what I'll miss the most... I'm not sure anybody ever liked this as much as I've liked it."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Job)

"In today's knowledge-based economy, what you earn depends on what you learn. Jobs in the information technology sector, for example, pay 85 percent more than the private sector average."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Technology, Knowledge, Economy, Example, Information, Jobs, Today)

"They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job."
- Brian Clough
(Related: Day, Job, Rome)

"We have stabilized our economy. We took over a very sick economy, and we were hemorrhaging 750,000 jobs a month. We have stopped the hemorrhaging. In fact, we had 140,000 job growth last month. And that's what I call progress."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Progress, Growth, Economy, Fact, Job, Jobs)

"People who eat potatoes will never be able to perform their abilities in whatever job they choose to have."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: People, Job, Will)

"Eliminating the Death Tax will continue to restore consumer confidence, spur capital investment, and create new jobs which are critical components of economic growth, particularly within the small business community."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Business, Death, Growth, Community, Confidence, Tax, Investment, Jobs, Will)

"At a time when we have much work to do to address our Nation's critical infrastructure, and, as I said, which is currently in dire need of upgrade and repair, this legislation is also a jobs bill and is obviously a jobs creator."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Time, Work, Jobs, Legislation, Nation)

"I am told that the majority of Iraqis wanted Saddam removed from power, but they were unwilling and were incapable of doing the job themselves because they feared Saddam and knew the pain and torture he was capable of inflicting upon them."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Power, Job, Majority, Pain)

"I fear that CAFTA will accelerate the demise of these domestic textile jobs."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Fear, Jobs, Will)

"It was the desire to do the complete thing. I only took taking acting lessons because my whole thing, really, was to direct. But my first jobs were acting jobs."
- James Coburn
(Related: Acting, Desire, First, Jobs)

"First job I went out on in new York I got, and when I came back, the first job I went out on, I got."
- James Coburn
(Related: First, Job)

"Well, I'm not saying that we're solving every problem or arresting every person that ought to be arrested and deported, but we're doing a better job than has been done in the past."
- Thad Cochran
(Related: Job, Past, Saying)

"Well, I think the president has clearly submitted us a tight budget, but it's what's called for if we're going to get spending under control and keep the economy moving in the right direction, with economic growth and job creation activity."
- Thad Cochran
(Related: Control, Growth, Creation, Direction, Economy, Job, President, Right)

"Scientific research and other studies have demonstrated that arts education can enhance American students' math and language skills and improve test scores which in turn increase chances of higher education and good jobs in the future."
- Thad Cochran
(Related: Education, American, Future, Jobs, Language, Research, Students)

"As a songwriter, if you can touch people and make them feel a little less alone in the world, then you've done your job."
- Tom Cochrane
(Related: People, Job, World)

"I had a job when I was 16 at a gas fitter, which was a bit like a pipe fitter."
- Joe Cocker
(Related: Job)

"Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the same effect of youth and freshness and originality and spontaneity as it did originally, and you have done a poet's job. The rest is literature."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Effect, Job, Light, Literature, Originality, Rest, Spontaneity, Youth)

"When you do a writing job for a studio, one of the things you want to do is satisfy the expectations of your employer. That's a little bit different than when you sit down and write something to satisfy yourself, because then you're the employer."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Expectations, Job, Want, Writing)

"I still have the desire to do the job of acting. It's just a matter of whether I'll be allowed to do the job of acting that remains to be seen. There are only so many brick walls that I'm willing to beat my head on."
- Gary Coleman
(Related: Acting, Desire, Job)

"We have to get away from the class warfare and recognize that we are growing jobs by helping small business."
- Norm Coleman
(Related: Business, Class, Jobs)

"Writing a book is such a full-time job. If you're away for a few days, you have to start again."
- Stephen Collins
(Related: Job, Writing)

"If kids come to educators and teachers from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job more important."
- Barbara Colorose
(Related: Job, Kids, Teachers)

"I've already felt that I want to direct. Being an executive producer is like the best job in the world because you make all these executive decisions and then you leave the money to other people. You don't have to be on set and counting beans."
- Robbie Coltrane
(Related: Money, People, Being, Decisions, Job, Want, World)

"What you do is get the right director and the right screenwriter and the right cast. It's a fantastic job."
- Robbie Coltrane
(Related: Job, Right)

"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."
- Confucius
(Related: Life, Work, Love, Day, Job, Will)

"Anybody who has stood on the prairie in North Dakota has felt the force of the wind and knows that our state has an inexhaustible supply of wind power. The potential here to create jobs and draw millions of dollars in new investment to North Dakota is enormous."
- Kent Conrad
(Related: Power, Force, Investment, Jobs, Potential, State, Wind)

"The historian's job is to aggrandize, promoting accident to inevitability and innocuous circumstance to portent."
- Peter Conrad
(Related: Accident, Circumstance, Job)

"It's an acting job - acting natural."
- Alistair Cooke
(Related: Acting, Job)

"No man ever listened himself out of a job."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Job, Man)

"Universal was absolutely marvelous about sitting down with me and listening to my input. It wasn't something where they chose a bunch of songs that were best sellers. They did a marvelous job on the packaging. It's a beautiful tribute."
- Rita Coolidge
(Related: Job, Listening, Songs, Tribute)

"I suppose if you've never bitten your nails, there isn't any way to explain the habit. It's not enjoyable, really, but there is a certain satisfaction - pride in a job well done."
- Anderson Cooper
(Related: Habit, Job, Pride, Satisfaction)

"A nice, steady job I don't need that bad. I'm not that satisfied with it."
- Jackie Cooper
(Related: Job)

"A lot of people like to run in plays because it's a nice, steady job."
- Jackie Cooper
(Related: People, Job)

"This Congress is simply not doing its job under Republican leadership."
- Jim Cooper
(Related: Leadership, Congress, Job, Republican)

"They needed someone to write a script of The Great Gatsby very quickly for the movie they were making. I took this job so I'd be sure to have some dough to support my family."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Family, Job, Support)

"In kindergarten that used to be my job, to tell them fairytales. I liked Hans Christian Andersen, and the Grimm fairy tales, all the classic fairy tales."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Christian, Job)

"I landed a job with Roger Corman. The job was to write the English dialogue for a Russian science fiction picture. I didn't speak any Russian. He didn't care whether I could understand what they were saying; he wanted me to make up dialogue."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Science, Care, English, Fiction, Job, Saying)

"In Hollywood if you're good looking, tall, have OK teeth and nice skin, the odds of being successful are great. If you're short and fat, it's a different story. But as long as you look like a leading man type, half your job is done already."
- John Corbett
(Related: Successful, Being, Hollywood, Job, Leading, Man, Skin)

"Henry Fonda one time said that every time he had a job, he thought it was gonna' be the last one. And, if you got any sense, you gotta' think that because, you know when somebody's gonna do a dip, some of 'em go pretty far down."
- Barry Corbin
(Related: Time, Thought, Job, Pretty, Sense)

"Agents will read unpublished work because they might make money, and that's their job. It isn't mine."
- Bernard Cornwell
(Related: Work, Money, Job, Will)

"Yes, my mother was a singer, and my father played piano and keyboards. They were in a band together, though they also had regular jobs because they had kids and stuff like that."
- Caroline Corr
(Related: Mother, Father, Jobs, Kids)

"Since 2000, we have lost 2.7 million manufacturing jobs, of which 500,000 jobs were in high-tech industries such as telecommunications and electronics."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Jobs, Manufacturing)

"Jobs are disappearing from every sector of the economy, from engineering to health care workers, forcing hundreds of thousands of families into unemployment and low-paying jobs."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Health, Care, Economy, Engineering, Jobs, Unemployment, Workers)

"Every day more Americans watch their jobs being shipped overseas."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Americans, Being, Day, Jobs)

"In fact Sarah Palin has created more jobs than Obama has. She created eleven jobs fact-checking at the AP just for the Palin autobiography."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: Autobiography, Fact, Jobs)

"So I don't really focus too much on that, and I think it's dangerous if your goal in life is to get the other guy, then you're not going to be doing a really quality job yourself."
- Katie Couric
(Related: Life, Quality, Goal, Focus, Job)

"And I've always - the competition is one aspect of the job, but I think if you're too busy worrying about the competition, you don't focus enough on what you're doing."
- Katie Couric
(Related: Competition, Focus, Job)

"At least for me personally, I've always tried to do a really good job every day, with each interview, and treat each interview seriously, and make the person I'm speaking with feel comfortable, hopefully make it an ideal experience."
- Katie Couric
(Related: Experience, Day, Job)

"The real cure for our environmental problems is to understand that our job is to salvage Mother Nature. We are facing a formidable enemy in this field. It is the hunters... and to convince them to leave their guns on the wall is going to be very difficult."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: Environmental, Nature, Mother, Cure, Enemy, Job, Problems)

"If I said to most of the people who auditioned, 'Good job, awesome, well done,' it would have made me actually look and feel ridiculous. It's quite obvious most of the people who turned up for this audition were hopeless."
- Simon Cowell
(Related: People, Job, Obvious)

"When a man does a household job, he goes through three periods: contemplating how it will be done; contemplating when it will be done; and contemplating."
- Marcelene Cox
(Related: Job, Man, Will)

"Filming scenes like that are always odd but I feel comfortable with Josh and care about him a great deal, so it could be much worse. Scenes like that are just part of the job."
- Nikki Cox
(Related: Care, Job)

"We typically hear numbers that there are 34 million households that are in stocks in some form. Well, I say that what's occurred is if you have a job in this country, you're in stocks."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: Country, Job, Numbers)

"I think that stocks have been this tremendous, tremendous equalizer for people in this country. Guys who can't make a lot of money at their jobs have been able to make a lot of money in the stock market."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: Money, People, Country, Jobs)

"I was a little hesitant at taking the job at Atari. I had never programmed for a living and I worried it might get boring (building circuits seemed more fun). But I would probably still be in the video game business."
- David Crane
(Related: Business, Job, Living)

"It is not government's job to mandate responsibility on our behalf. We have the intelligence and good sense to make wise consumption choices for ourselves and our children. It is up to us to do what is best for our health and our children's health."
- Michael Crapo
(Related: Health, Intelligence, Government, Children, Choices, Job, Responsibility, Sense)

"I learned to take the first job that you have in the business that you want to get into. It doesn't matter what that job is, you get your foot in the door."
- Wes Craven
(Related: Business, First, Job, Want)

"It's important for moms to have alone time. However, that's the first thing that goes on a busy day. Fortunately for me, because of my job, I have to find the time to do it. At least that's the way my mind sees it."
- Cindy Crawford
(Related: Time, Day, First, Job, Mind)

"As busy as I claim to be, I've still got the greatest job in the world."
- Peter Criss
(Related: Job, World)

"There's a little more ego involved in these jobs than people might realize."
- Walter Cronkite
(Related: People, Ego, Jobs)

"Our job is only to hold up the mirror - to tell and show the public what has happened."
- Walter Cronkite
(Related: Job, Public)

"It's not a very secure industry. I've spoken to a couple of people recently who had a successful TV show and then found themselves absolutely skint and struggling to find a job."
- Mackenzie Crook
(Related: People, Successful, Job)

"Selecting the right person for the right job is the largest part of coaching."
- Phil Crosby
(Related: Coaching, Job, Right)

"I couldn't do an acting job just to be working. It really had to have some soul to it."
- Marcia Cross
(Related: Soul, Acting, Job)

"Our job as writers and thinkers in the time is how to bring about the occasions that let people have that first-person experience - or the metaphoric experience that allows them to see human continuity as opposed to total threat, total willingness to do violence."
- Stanley Crouch
(Related: Experience, Time, People, First, Job, Violence, Writers)

"I am amazed about how everyone wants to know about my love life. They whisper to me, 'Tell me the truth? Is it true?' Who cares? Because we have this job, we are to say to everybody what we do, or with whom we sleep? It's a bit absurd, but that's why everybody lies so much."
- Penelope Cruz
(Related: Love, Life, Truth, Job, Lies, Sleep, Whisper)

"When People magazine called me, I did the job on Ansel. I'm older than Ansel and he has to mind me."
- Imogen Cunningham
(Related: People, Job, Mind)

"You do a job; your show gets canceled. You get used to it."
- Kaley Cuoco
(Related: Job)

"The essential job of government is to facilitate, not frustrate, job development."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Government, Development, Job)

"They'll totally hire me if I say I got fired from my job on the Hill because of a sex scandal."
- Jessica Cutler
(Related: Sex, Job, Scandal)

"If you don't like or care about your job, what's the big deal? I am so over it."
- Jessica Cutler
(Related: Care, Job)

"Later in that administration, I was asked to take a job which I had to turn down as Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs because we were just then putting together the merger of two small law firms that became this law firm. I couldn't leave them at that point."
- Lloyd Cutler
(Related: Job, Law, State)

"I think the President himself is a remarkably intelligent, decent, ethical man. I think he did very well, but I think the job builds up over expectations which all candidates contribute to including this President that simply cannot be fulfilled."
- Lloyd Cutler
(Related: Expectations, Job, Man, President)

"There's nothing more fun than being out on stage and getting the vibe from the crowd. There's nothing like being on a set where you are there to make other people happy and to make them laugh. That's the best job in the world."
- Miley Cyrus
(Related: People, Being, Fun, Job, Nothing, World)

"I am a working woman. I take care of a home. I hold down a job. I am nuts."
- Barbara Dale
(Related: Home, Care, Job, Woman)

"Television and radio do a wonderful job in focusing attention on the problems of our society."
- Richard J. Daley
(Related: Society, Attention, Job, Problems, Television)

"First National Bank laid off 1,000 people; where do they go? There are no jobs for them. So we are having serious economic problems in this country. We are in a real economic crisis."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: People, Country, Crisis, First, Jobs, Problems)

"We also need people like social workers, volunteers, the Christian Industrial League, drug treatment programs to make sure you are getting them a job. That's what you have to do. Otherwise, we just keep stepping around these things."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: People, Christian, Job, Treatment, Workers)

"There has been loss of steel manufacturing. Those people need jobs. Where you have to build the third airport is where people are. So you're right; if his site isn't playable, then our site is right next to it."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: People, Jobs, Loss, Manufacturing, Right)

"You lie awake at 3 in the morning thinking of story ideas. You're online at 8 a.m. on a Sunday or midnight on a Wednesday. It's a job that you never push aside."
- James Daly
(Related: Lie, Ideas, Job, Midnight, Thinking)

"You have to go to where you can make money, and you see in the service area, in the technological area, those are the areas where we're going to create jobs."
- Al D'Amato
(Related: Money, Jobs, Service)

"I think it's still hard for me to turn down work if it's really good because for so many years I was so desperate to get a job and couldn't and so it's kind of an anathema for me to turn down work."
- Matt Damon
(Related: Work, Job, Years)

"I'd love to be a dad. I hope I'd be great at it. That's every man's fear, yet his most important job."
- Matt Damon
(Related: Love, Dad, Fear, Hope, Job, Man)

"You can still have chemistry on screen without getting on with the person. But it just makes your job a lot easier if you don't have to gird your loins, if that's not quite the right phrase, every time you're going to do a scene with that person."
- Hugh Dancy
(Related: Time, Job, Right)

"Finally, treat domestic energy production as the economic necessity it is and the job creator it can be. Drill, and frack, and lease, and license, unleash in every way the jobs potential in the enormous energy resources we have been denying ourselves."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Energy, Job, Jobs, Necessity, Potential, Production)

"The failure of national economic policy is costing us more than jobs; it has begun to weaken that uniquely American spirit of risk-taking, large ambition, and optimism about the future. We must rally them now to bold departures that rebuild our national morale as well as our material prosperity."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Policy, Failure, Optimism, Ambition, American, Future, Jobs, Now, Prosperity, Risk, Risk-taking, Spirit)

"Government does not create jobs, it only creates the conditions that make jobs more or less likely."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Government, Jobs)

"I've been very lucky. I wanted to be an actress, but I didn't really have the drive to sell myself. Fortunately I had a terrific agent in New York who kept me going from job to job."
- Blythe Danner
(Related: Job)

"It felt good doing a physical job, and going home each evening feeling like I had really done a day's work."
- James D'arcy
(Related: Home, Work, Day, Evening, Feeling, Job)

"President Bush has said that the ecomnomy is growing, that there are jobs out there. But you know, it's a long commute to China to get those jobs."
- Tom Daschle
(Related: Jobs, President)

"I had a job as a paralegal. I drove a cab."
- Larry David
(Related: Job)

"Commercial jobs are pretty easily adjustable because they only take a few hours to complete, which is one of the reasons they are a Godsend to the actor."
- Thayer David
(Related: Actor, Jobs, Pretty)

"I was 23, and that was my first professional job. Anybody who has curly hair knows you don't want it to be brushed out because it becomes a never-ending tangle."
- Judy Davis
(Related: First, Hair, Job, Want)

"Yes, the first job I had at the studio was Snow White. I don't like the term particularly, but I got stuck with the human characters. They just didn't have that many people who could draw humans."
- Marc Davis
(Related: People, First, Job, Snow)

"When you - when you - and this is still going on today - are making your money by pushing paper around, when you should be making your money by investing venture capital in various job-creating things, that makes it much harder to recover."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Money, Job, Today)

"People have said I'm the candidate of anger. Well, we have a right to be angry. We lost 3 million jobs. We lost our place as the moral leader of the world."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Anger, Leader, People, Jobs, Right, World)

"When I found this opportunity to answer the ad, I got the job and I've been there ever since."
- Dan DeCarlo
(Related: Opportunity, Job)

"She was in a difficult position being the widow of a great American hero, a role that carried high expectations but she did a credible job of continuing Dr King's dream especially in the face of a changing and often hostile American public."
- Morris Dees
(Related: Dream, American, Being, Expectations, Job, Public)

"This is a chance for me to listen and learn. There's no more important and rewarding part of my job."
- Bill Delahunt
(Related: Chance, Job)

"I am not a federal employee. I am a constitutional officer. My job is the Constitution of the United States, I am not a government employee. I am in the Constitution."
- Tom DeLay
(Related: Government, Constitution, Job, states, United)

"I quit my job just to quit. I didn't quit my job to write fiction. I just didn't want to work anymore."
- Don DeLillo
(Related: Work, Fiction, Job, Want)

"I do very well three things: my job, stupidities and children."
- Alain Delon
(Related: Children, Job)

"The unions still have a job to do, representing their members' interests to governments and parliaments. And I think collective agreements still have a role, alongside markets and laws."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: Job, Laws)

"I had to think whether, after 50 years of hard slog, I was still lucid and fresh enough for the job."
- Jacques Delors
(Related: Job, Years)

"The emphasis should be on why we do a job."
- W. Edwards Deming
(Related: Job)

"If we want to secure the best jobs in the future, we must make America the best place in the world to do business."
- Jim DeMint
(Related: Business, America, Future, Jobs, Want, World)

"I think you should take your job seriously, but not yourself - that is the best combination."
- Judi Dench
(Related: Job)

"Seriously, though, I think I never ceased to be grateful of the fact that I am able to do a job that I really love - I never got over that."
- Judi Dench
(Related: Love, Fact, Job)

"I still treat every job as if I might never get hired again as far as the way I save money and live really modestly."
- James Denton
(Related: Money, Job)

"My last real job was selling air time for CBS affiliates. I quit that when I was 28, and that was the last real job I had. I beat the system. I've been able to do this full-time for almost 15 years."
- James Denton
(Related: Time, Selling, Job, Years)

"I'm off at least three or four days a week, so it's a perfect job, really."
- James Denton
(Related: Job)

"Luckily, I was raised by people who'd already seen all the yuck stuff, which is why they originally didn't want me to act. I understood the difference between getting a part at a Hollywood party and getting a job."
- Laura Dern
(Related: People, Act, Difference, Hollywood, Job, Party, Want)

"Poetry asks people to have values, form opinions, care about some other part of experience besides making money and being successful on the job."
- Toi Derricotte
(Related: Experience, Money, Poetry, People, Successful, Values, Being, Care, Job, Opinions)

"The defendant wants to hide the truth because he's generally guilty. The defense attorney's job is to make sure the jury does not arrive at that truth."
- Alan Dershowitz
(Related: Truth, Defense, Job, Jury)

"Basically, I have no place in organized politics. By coming to the British Parliament, I've allowed the people to sacrifice me at the top and let go the more effective job I should be doing at the bottom."
- Bernadette Devlin
(Related: Politics, Sacrifice, People, Job, Parliament)

"I knew what my job was; it was to go out and meet the people and love them."
- Princess Diana
(Related: Love, People, Job)

"People think that at the end of the day a man is the only answer. Actually, a fulfilling job is better for me."
- Princess Diana
(Related: People, Day, End, Job, Man)

"I didn't start working on children's books until I got a job at a book warehouse on the children's floor. When I started reading some of the books, I was so impressed."
- Kate DiCamillo
(Related: Books, Children, Job, Reading)

"The good thing about acting is that it always keeps you on your toes... It's not like any other job where you can go in and do the same thing as yesterday."
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Acting, Job, Yesterday)

"A catcher must want to catch. He must make up his mind that it isn't the terrible job it is painted, and that he isn't going to say every day, 'Why, oh why with so many other positions in baseball did I take up this one.'"
- Bill Dickey
(Related: Baseball, Day, Job, Mind, Want)

"My first job was for a blue jean company as a sitting model. I posed for 15 minutes and made $50. It was 1976."
- Janice Dickinson
(Related: Company, First, Job)

"More than 60,000 jobs have been lost in the commercial aviation industry in the United States since 1999."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: Aviation, Jobs, states, United)

"Maybe you don't like your job, maybe you didn't get enough sleep, well nobody likes their job, nobody got enough sleep. Maybe you just had the worst day of your life, but you know, there's no escape, there's no excuse, so just suck up and be nice."
- Ani DiFranco
(Related: Life, Day, Job, Sleep)

"What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day."
- Phyllis Diller
(Related: Christmas, Day, Job, Office)

"I'll look and pick the best, and the one who can do the best job for the party."
- John Dingell
(Related: Job, Party)

"I finished law school in '56, but I was working two jobs."
- David Dinkins
(Related: Jobs, Law, School)

"I went downtown as a lawyer and then I worked in a liquor store at night, as I had done all through law school. And so when I got to the point where I could give up the night job, I joined the political club."
- David Dinkins
(Related: Job, Law, Liquor, Night, School)

"I have become a housewife and there is no better job."
- Celine Dion
(Related: Housewife, Job)

"Animation is different from other parts. Its language is the language of caricature. Our most difficult job was to develop the cartoon's unnatural but seemingly natural anatomy for humans and animals."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Animals, Animation, Job, Language)

"As a restaurateur, my job is to basically control the chaos and the drama. There's always going to be chaos in the restaurant business."
- Rocco DiSpirito
(Related: Business, Control, Chaos, Drama, Job)

"By strengthening the economy, providing job opportunity and meeting the needs of working families, we can ensure the continued prosperity of our nation."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Opportunity, Economy, Job, Meeting, Nation, Needs, Prosperity)

"I intend to fight to ensure that Connecticut workers have a level playing field when competing for jobs."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Fight, Jobs, Workers)

"I found my first novel difficult. I don't want to make it sound like it's any more difficult than driving a cab or going to any other job, but there are so many opportunities for self-doubt, that you just kind of need to soldier on."
- Anthony Doerr
(Related: Driving, First, Job, Self, Sound, Want)

"I'm off to save the universe again. It's a tough job but someone has to do it, and I'm glad it's me."
- Lexa Doig
(Related: Job, Universe)

"Small business in America is booming. The job creator in America, small business, is absolutely moving ahead."
- Pete Domenici
(Related: Business, America, Job)

"I don't think an actor's job is to be recognized. I think an actor's job is to facilitate the writing in a way that changes the way people think. No other business does that."
- Jeffrey Donovan
(Related: Business, People, Actor, Job, Writing)

"If I am taking a job, I really want to do it 100% on a daily basis, and that's not what I can do right now."
- Thomas Dooley
(Related: Job, Now, Right, Want)

"If I would take a job with a professional league, I need to be ready."
- Thomas Dooley
(Related: Job)

"The job of the poet is to render the world - to see it and report it without loss, without perversion. No poet ever talks about feelings. Only sentimental people do."
- Mark Van Doren
(Related: People, Feelings, Job, Loss, World)

"There is no social program in this country that is as important as a good job that pays well, that gives someone an opportunity to go to work, have some security, have benefits, and take care of their family and have a good life."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Family, Life, Work, Opportunity, Benefits, Care, Country, Job, Security)

"All of us aspire to give our children something more, leave a country to our children that is a better one, a stronger one, with better jobs and growth and opportunity."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Opportunity, Growth, Children, Country, Jobs)

"The Bush Administration and the Congress have to stop ignoring this crisis in international trade. The longer we ignore it, the more American jobs will move overseas. It's just that simple."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: American, Congress, Crisis, Jobs, Trade, Will)

"A good job is more than just a paycheck. A good job fosters independence and discipline, and contributes to the health of the community. A good job is a means to provide for the health and welfare of your family, to own a home, and save for retirement."
- James H. Douglas
(Related: Health, Family, Home, Discipline, Community, Independence, Job, Retirement, Welfare)

"Since 1970, relationships can be more volatile, jobs more ephemeral, geographical mobility more intensified, stability of marriage weaker."
- Mary Douglas
(Related: Marriage, Jobs, Relationships, Stability)

"With new jobs, new ideas, and growing confidence that our brightest days lie ahead, Wisconsin is on the move."
- Jim Doyle
(Related: Lie, Ideas, Confidence, Jobs)

"It's a big con job. We have sold the myth of Dublin as a sexy place incredibly well; because it is a dreary little dump most of the time."
- Roddy Doyle
(Related: Time, Job, Myth)

"I did a terrible television pilot that was so badly written and dumb that it became a turning point for me and I decided that I would never accept a job just because I needed the money."
- Fran Drescher
(Related: Money, Dumb, Job, Television)

"Well, every time I get ready to do a job I want to lose weight."
- Fran Drescher
(Related: Time, Job, Want, Weight)

"Executives owe it to the organization and to their fellow workers not to tolerate nonperforming individuals in important jobs."
- Peter Drucker
(Related: Jobs, Workers)

"My therapist would be so happy to know I'm doing all this walking. They've done a great job of putting me back together, haven't they?"
- Tammy Duckworth
(Related: Job, Walking)

"Finally, you get the job, and you think you'll be dancing on the ceiling, but I just wanted to go take a nap. It was just like a weight had been lifted off or something."
- Josh Duhamel
(Related: Dancing, Job, Weight)

"It is almost as difficult to keep a first class person in a fourth class job, as it is to keep a fourth class person in a first class job."
- Alexandre Dumas
(Related: Class, First, Job)

"The death tax destroys family businesses and stifles investment that leads to increases in jobs and personal income. As a result, 70 percent of family-owned businesses are not passed on to the next generation and 87 percent do not make it to the third generation."
- Jennifer Dunn
(Related: Death, Family, Tax, Income, Investment, Jobs, Result)

"I only got to be able to act, because I gave myself a job as a producer."
- Griffin Dunne
(Related: Act, Job)

"Writing is manual labor of the mind: a job, like laying pipe."
- John Gregory Dunne
(Related: Job, Labor, Writing)

"The hardest job an actor can do is all this pretend, all this screaming and being scared for your life."
- Kirsten Dunst
(Related: Life, Actor, Being, Job)

"Since I also act, sometimes I get over my resentment and commit to the pitch as an acting job."
- Christopher Durang
(Related: Act, Acting, Job, Resentment)

"I remember hitting Sarah Michelle Gellar with a right hook during my first week on the job. It was awful. They usually pair actors with stunt doubles to avoid things like that."
- Eliza Dushku
(Related: Actors, First, Job, Right)

"So at 16 I got a job at the local radio station. And I was working after school and weekends. I did the news; I did everything. I did - played records."
- Dick Van Dyke
(Related: Job, News, School)

"I think what's always been interesting to me than the science and the criminality with this job is what happens to your persona, your disposition, after day in and day out dealing with life and death."
- George Eads
(Related: Death, Life, Science, Day, Job)

"The woman who can create her own job is the woman who will win fame and fortune."
- Amelia Earhart
(Related: Fame, Fortune, Job, Will, Woman)

"Even if your job is a professional singer, we still dork out at home."
- Sheena Easton
(Related: Home, Job)

"Sadly the job security of lawyers has been ruined, so they are less willing to defend political defendants."
- Shirin Ebadi
(Related: Job, Lawyers, Security)

"Lawyers have a dangerous job in Iran."
- Shirin Ebadi
(Related: Job, Lawyers)

"The coach's job is to get the best players and get them to play together."
- Bernie Ebbers
(Related: Coach, Job, Play)

"The person who gives you your first job is so important in any industry."
- Christopher Eccleston
(Related: First, Job)

"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
(Related: Thought, Career, Job)

"I often feel that my days in New York City, that I was here for five years, didn't get one job, went on a thousands of auditions and literally did not get a job on a soap, not a movie, not TV, not nothing, although I did do some commercials thank God."
- Aaron Eckhart
(Related: God, Job, Nothing, Years)

"Any man who takes a job with the idea that it is simply a springboard for something else is a chump. His attention will be more on the other things than on the job at hand and so he will fail."
- Charles Edison
(Related: Idea, Attention, Job, Man, Will)

"The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Job, Leading)

"All leaders share something in common. They feel they are the only ones who can do the job."
- Julie Nixon Eisenhower
(Related: Job, Leaders)

"Outsourcing and globalization of manufacturing allows companies to reduce costs, benefits consumers with lower cost goods and services, causes economic expansion that reduces unemployment, and increases productivity and job creation."
- Larry Elder
(Related: Benefits, Causes, Creation, Globalization, Job, Manufacturing, Productivity, Unemployment)

"But for every hour and a half on stage, you have a five hour long bus ride, waiting for five hours at the airport, five hours of interviews... I know, it's part of the job, but that doesn't imply I have to like it."
- Andrew Eldritch
(Related: Job, Waiting)

"Pretty Woman was the easiest job I've ever done. I just wore the right toupee."
- Hector Elizondo
(Related: Job, Pretty, Right, Woman)

"There have been openings, but I have not interviewed for any jobs, nor do I want to right now."
- John Elway
(Related: Jobs, Now, Right, Want)

"We have work to do, and Tuesday Americans sent Washington a clear message - get the job done."
- Rahm Emanuel
(Related: Work, Americans, Job, Washington)

"Innovation is creativity with a job to do."
- John Emmerling
(Related: Creativity, Innovation, Job)

"I expect my next job to be outside government."
- John Engler
(Related: Government, Job)

"While America's infrastructure needs are substantial, there is no reason to delay completion of the highway bill. Every day of delay means jobs lost, investment opportunities missed and growth sacrificed."
- John Engler
(Related: Growth, America, Completion, Day, Delay, Investment, Jobs, Needs, Reason)

"I'm very pleased with the job President Bush is doing and he's off to a terrific start."
- John Engler
(Related: Job, President)

"I am privileged to do a job I love to do. I would never change any moment from my life."
- Enya
(Related: Change, Life, Love, Job)

"I thus decided to leave the university forever and tried to find an industrial job in the United States."
- Richard Ernst
(Related: Job, states, United, University)

"The job of buildings is to improve human relations: architecture must ease them, not make them worse."
- Ralph Erskine
(Related: Architecture, Job)

"Waitressing - by far the worst job ever created."
- Jennifer Esposito
(Related: Job)

"That's a tough question; I've been acting since I was 10. My dad was an entrepreneur, so I guess something along those lines. I wouldn't want a 9-5 job."
- Will Estes
(Related: Dad, Acting, Job, Question, Want)

"I've been acting since I was 10. My dad was an entrepreneur, so I guess something along those lines. I wouldn't want a 9-5 job."
- Will Estes
(Related: Dad, Acting, Job, Want)

"Writing is a lonely job unless you're a drinker, in which case you always have a friend within reach."
- Emilio Estevez
(Related: Friend, Job, Lonely, Writing)

"It was a hard job, but it was a lot of fun and I'll always be grateful to Ponch. He was a part of me."
- Erik Estrada
(Related: Fun, Job)

"The simple things in life ground me and keep me focused so I'm able to do a good job with what is in front of me."
- Kevin Eubanks
(Related: Life, Job)

"But, we have had the debate in our country now for a number of years as to whether or not free trade agreements are good for economic growth and economic opportunity in creating jobs and lifting people out of poverty."
- Donald Evans
(Related: People, Opportunity, Growth, Country, Debate, Jobs, Now, Poverty, Trade, Years)

"Managers have very tough jobs. I always respected their job but demanded respect in return."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Job, Jobs, Managers, Respect)

"The vast majority of people who watch baseball can properly call 95% of all plays that happen on the field. My job is to teach you how to call the other 5%."
- Jim Evans
(Related: People, Baseball, Job, Majority)

"No one respects the umpire's job more than I do; but, if I were a manager, I would probably be ejected three or four times a season fighting for my team."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Manager, Fighting, Job, Umpire)

"As a whole, the managers today are different in temperament. Most have very good communication skills and are more understanding of the umpire's job. That doesn't mean they are better managers. It just means that I perceive today's managers a bit differently."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Communication, Job, Managers, Temperament, Today, Umpire, Understanding)

"Ethanol has reduced our nation's dependence on imported energy, created thousands of jobs, reduced air pollution, and increased energy security. And renewable fuels cost less at the pump. It is a growth fuel that fuels opportunities for millions of Americans."
- Lane Evans
(Related: Growth, Americans, Dependence, Energy, Jobs, Nation, Pollution, Security)

"We need to take responsibility and educate people. That's why black folks don't like me. I always say it's our responsibility to make safe neighborhoods. It's our job to get them cleaned up."
- Charles Evers
(Related: People, Job, Responsibility)

"I'm working harder now than ever before. I couldn't turn down the BBC job because I've never been offered the opportunity of killing three or four people on screen before!"
- Adam Faith
(Related: People, Opportunity, Job, Killing, Now)

"Researches at Yale found a connection between brain cancer and work environment. The No. 1 most dangerous job for developing brain cancer? Plutonium hat model."
- Jimmy Fallon
(Related: Work, Cancer, Connection, Environment, Job)

"This Constitution does not reflect the thoughts, hopes and aspirations of ordinary people. It does nothing for jobs or economic growth and widens further still the democratic deficit."
- Nigel Farage
(Related: People, Growth, Thoughts, Aspirations, Constitution, Jobs, Nothing)

"Because when we think about the real facts: 44 million Americans without health insurance, millions without jobs, a 50-year high on mortgage foreclosures, an historic high the third year in a row on personal bankruptcies."
- Chaka Fattah
(Related: Health, Americans, Jobs)

"The best job that was ever offered to me was to become a landlord in a brothel. In my opinion it's the perfect milieu for an artist to work in."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Work, Artist, Job, Opinion)

"I don't really care what's going on I just care about getting my job done the best that I can possibly do and deal with the other things in my life that take a lot of time and a lot of thought."
- Brett Favre
(Related: Life, Time, Thought, Care, Job)

"I'm thankful for all the things that this job has given me and my family. But probably the thing that I am most proud of throughout my career is that, not only myself, but my family and the people around me have just been regular people, which we are."
- Brett Favre
(Related: Family, People, Career, Job)

"It's a difficult job to do, but that is why we do it. Only so many people can do it. But it, it enables you to... for a brief period of time to kind of get away. You have to go back and deal with, but it's a good escape."
- Brett Favre
(Related: Time, People, Job)

"We always admire the other person more after we've tried to do his job."
- William Feather
(Related: Job)

"Don't let ambition get so far ahead that it loses sight of the job at hand."
- William Feather
(Related: Ambition, Job, Sight)

"Concentrate on your job and you will forget your other troubles."
- William Feather
(Related: Forget, Job, Will)

"I am not thinking that because people say I am great that I really am great. I am just doing a job, just like everybody else. The only difference is that a lot more people see what I do."
- Oded Fehr
(Related: People, Difference, Job, Thinking)

"What is the harm of doing the right thing? What is the harm of doing our job as legislators and making sure we do not stick the entire bankruptcy community with these provisions that do not make any sense?"
- Russ Feingold
(Related: Community, Harm, Job, Legislators, Right, Sense)

"Unfair trade agreements, passed by both Republicans and Democrats, have sent millions of jobs to other countries. We need to stop this hemorrhaging and find ways for American workers to compete in the new market."
- Russ Feingold
(Related: American, Countries, Democrats, Jobs, Republicans, Trade, Workers)

"Writing is hard work; it's also the best job I've ever had."
- Raymond E. Feist
(Related: Work, Hard work, Job, Writing)

"I wanted to work; it's not right for a princess of the royal house to be commercial, so Andrew and I decided to make the divorce official so I could go off and get a job."
- Sarah Ferguson
(Related: Work, Divorce, Job, Right)

"We were given clear concrete tools. The course did a great job demystifying the art of fiction writing and fostering confidence. The instructor brought complex concepts down to earth. I will miss coming here every week."
- Miguel Ferrer
(Related: Art, Confidence, Earth, Fiction, Job, Tools, Will, Writing)

"An interim government was set up in Afghanistan. It included two women, one of whom was Minister of Women's Affairs. Man, who'd she have to show here ankles to to get that job?"
- Tina Fey
(Related: Government, Women, Afghanistan, Job, Man)

"But look, you did not have to be well versed in politics to know that some stupid things were going on. It is the counsel's job to stop them, and instead the coverup was created."
- Fred F. Fielding
(Related: Politics, Job)

"I've never felt like I was in the cookie business. I've always been in a feel good feeling business. My job is to sell joy. My job is to sell happiness. My job is to sell an experience."
- Debbi Fields
(Related: Experience, Business, Happiness, Feeling, Job, Joy)

"If you're going to be at a job environment, you should love it. You shouldn't do it just for money. You should do it because you love it. And the money comes naturally."
- Debbi Fields
(Related: Love, Money, Environment, Job)

"Asked at the hearing why she hadn't pressed the FBI more closely about what it knew, or didn't know, about domestic terrorist threats, Rice acted as though the question was an odd one: it wasn't her job. Well, in retrospect, it was and now certainly is."
- Howard Fineman
(Related: Hearing, Job, Now, Question)

"But ours was intended to be a citizen government. It is what of, by and for the people means. And when our most important issue in California is the creation of jobs, I think it's quite helpful to have someone in the U.S. Senate or in the governor's seat who actually knows where jobs come from."
- Carly Fiorina
(Related: Government, People, Creation, Jobs, Senate)

"Many people have asked me how I feel about losing my job."
- Carly Fiorina
(Related: People, Job, Losing)

"I work with the options I have in front of me and my reasons for choosing a job can vary enormously depending on the circumstances. Sometimes I take a job because it's a group of people I'm dying to work with, and sometimes it can be a desire to shake things up a bit and not to take myself too seriously."
- Colin Firth
(Related: Work, People, Circumstances, Desire, Dying, Job, Options)

"What will we do in a globalised world? All human beings are equal, so they have the same right to have the same lifestyle-the same social security, jobs, education."
- Joschka Fischer
(Related: Education, Jobs, Right, Security, Will, World)

"More than 15 percent of the jobs in Ohio are tied in some way to agriculture. A strong agriculture means a strong economy."
- John Fisher
(Related: Agriculture, Economy, Jobs)

"It's a journalist's job to be a witness to history. We're not there to worry about ourselves. We're there to try and get as near as we can, in an imperfect world, to the truth and get the truth out."
- Robert Fisk
(Related: History, Truth, Job, World, Worry)

"The purpose of satire has been rightly stated as to strip off the veneer of comforting illusion and cosy half truth, and our job, as I see it, is to put it back again!"
- Michael Flanders
(Related: Truth, Purpose, Illusion, Job, Satire)

"Government cannot do everything, so we need to first decide what government ought to be doing, then figure out what it's capable of doing, and then follow the jobs we choose to completion."
- Ernie Fletcher
(Related: Government, Completion, First, Jobs)

"Shows can come and go. They can be a hit and then in three years, gone. There's some comfort in having the stability of a job and having children. It's a double-edged sword."
- Calista Flockhart
(Related: Children, Comfort, Job, Stability, Years)

"I lost money, coaching jobs, a shot at the Hall of Fame."
- Curt Flood
(Related: Money, Coaching, Fame, Jobs)

"You will encounter many distractions and many temptations to put your goal aside: The security of a job, a wife who wants kids, whatever. But if you hang in there, always following your vision, I have no doubt you will succeed."
- Larry Flynt
(Related: Wife, Goal, Vision, Doubt, Job, Kids, Security, Succeed, Temptations, Will)

"My abilities grow with each job, whether it's writing or directing. When I stop learing, I'll stop working."
- Peter Fonda
(Related: Job, Writing)

"If you have a job without any aggravations, you don't have a job."
- Malcolm Forbes
(Related: Job)

"Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs."
- Malcolm Forbes
(Related: Jobs, Nothing)

"If your kids attend school and grades are up that will make $1,000 contributions to some 10,000 kids across the country, are challenging kids to learn foreign languages or challenging kids to get summer jobs or seek summer enrichment opportunities?"
- Harold Ford
(Related: Country, Jobs, Kids, School, Summer, Will)

"Parenting is an impossible job at any age."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: Age, Parenting, Job)

"I wanted to live the life, a different life. I didn't want to go to the same place every day and see the same people and do the same job. I wanted interesting challenges."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: Life, People, Day, Job, Want)

"If I were a serious person, I'd probably have a real job."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: Job)

"Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs."
- Henry Ford
(Related: Jobs, Nothing)

"I mean there are tons of reasons. Well first of all. I write my own record. I don't take other people's materials. And I have a job which is being Willa Ford on top of getting back in the studio and writing and recording."
- Willa Ford
(Related: People, Being, First, Job, Writing)

"Making a living in the arts, though, creates so many jobs for other people."
- Maureen Forrester
(Related: People, Jobs, Living)

"Judging is a lonely job in which a man is, as near as may be, an island entire."
- Abe Fortas
(Related: Job, Lonely, Man, May)

"Part of me longs to do a job where there's not a gray area."
- Jodie Foster
(Related: Job)

"I fantasize about having a manual job where I can come home at night, read a book and not feel responsible for what will happen the next day."
- Jodie Foster
(Related: Home, Day, Job, Night, Will)

"A job is something we do to get a paycheck and pay our bills. Jobs are legitimate, at times, but work is why we are here in the universe. Work and calling often go together."
- Matthew Fox
(Related: Work, Job, Jobs, Universe)

"The designated driver program, it's not a desirable job. But if you ever get sucked into doing it, drop them off at the wrong house."
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: Job, Wrong)

"China is crippling our manufacturing economy and eliminating our jobs by illegally flooding our markets."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Economy, Jobs, Manufacturing)

"While I was pleasantly surprised by the relatively high number of jobs created in April, the fact is that job creation during this recovery period has significantly lagged both historical experience in recovery, and the projections of the Bush Administration."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Experience, April, Creation, Fact, Job, Jobs)

"I do feel we can create more jobs and opportunities for Jersey City residents, but in the spirit of free enterprise, I do not think it is right to force companies to hire a fixed percentage of local residents."
- Vincent Frank
(Related: Force, Jobs, Right, Spirit)

"Also, if we take back our schools and concentrate on improving them so our children get a better education, they will be better trained to compete for a job locally."
- Vincent Frank
(Related: Education, Children, Job, Schools, Will)

"I once asked the most fabulous couple I know, Madonna and Guy Ritchie, how they kept things fresh despite having been married for almost seven months. 'It's a job, Al,' Guy told me. 'We work at it every day.'"
- Al Franken
(Related: Work, Day, Job, Months)

"The accolades usually come when you're dead or too old to get a job."
- John Frankenheimer
(Related: Job, Old)

"I feel that my job is to create an atmosphere where creative people can do their best work."
- John Frankenheimer
(Related: Work, People, Job)

"Let me tell you about being executive producer. It is not a job, it's a title. Don't go around asking executive producers what they do because they don't do anything, alright?"
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Being, Job)

"I feel fine, I don't care who the director is. All you have to do is know what your doing - all of us - everybody in the business - that's all you ask anyone - you know your job, I know mine, let's go do it."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Business, Care, Job)

"Once you've gotten the job, there's nothing to it. If you're an actor, you're an actor. Doing it is not the hard part. The hard part is getting to do it."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Actor, Job, Nothing)

"Was I always going to be here? No I was not. I was going to be homeless at one time, a taxi driver, truck driver, or any kind of job that would get me a crust of bread. You never know what's going to happen."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Time, Job)

"Twice I had been stopped by these jobs, and I thought the role on Dark Shadows would go on for about three or four weeks. And then, the phenomenon began, the role caught on, the mail started to flood in."
- Jonathan Frid
(Related: Thought, Jobs, Mail, Shadows)

"Well, I just said that Jesus and I were both Jewish and that neither of us ever had a job, we never had a home, we never married and we traveled around the countryside irritating people."
- Kinky Friedman
(Related: Home, People, Job)

"I think I would have been so much in awe of the movie set, the people and what everybody's job was, that I don't know if I would be able to concentrate on the character."
- Daisy Fuentes
(Related: People, Character, Job)

"I am so excited to extend myself behind the scenes as a designer and to - as my father puts it - finally have a real job."
- Lady Gaga
(Related: Father, Job)

"It's more than a job. It's very personal, so when you're hurt, you're really hurt inside."
- Charlotte Gainsbourg
(Related: Hurt, Job)

"The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Job, Thinking)

"Of all the hard jobs around, one of the hardest is being a good teacher."
- Maggie Gallagher
(Related: Being, Jobs)

"Hospitals are closing across the country due to the burden of illegal immigration, college students find that summer jobs have dried up due to illegal immigration, and wages across the board are depressed by the overwhelming influx of cheap and illegal labor."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Burden, College, Country, Hospitals, Jobs, Labor, Students, Summer, Wages)

"I'm an actor... I do a job and I go home. Why are you interested in me? You don't ask a truck driver about his job."
- James Gandolfini
(Related: Home, Actor, Job)

"My employer was never at any time aware of anything in my past beyond the writing I did, because, frankly, it isn't relevant to the job I was asked to do, which was to be a reporter."
- Jeff Gannon
(Related: Time, Job, Past, Writing)

"I'd like to get back into journalism. I'm hoping someone will offer me a job as a commentator or one of those political analysts that you see on the news shows all the time."
- Jeff Gannon
(Related: Time, Job, Journalism, News, Will)

"People do more important jobs than acting in film that should be recognised, but for some reason it's big money, so people are elevated in status. If I was a bus driver, I'm sure you wouldn't be interviewing me."
- Adam Garcia
(Related: Money, People, Acting, Film, Jobs, Reason)

"The only thing that I was equipped for with my very mediocre college Arts degree was to get a job in teaching."
- Helen Garner
(Related: College, Job, Teaching)

"I think that it's not as crazily different, my job, from anyone else's, as people let themselves believe. I think people get wrapped up in their own idea of what it is, but it's really not that."
- Jennifer Garner
(Related: People, Idea, Job)

"Going from Flip to Kev, obviously you don't want to see someone ever lose their job. For me it's probably a little more difficult, because other than Bill Blair, Flip is all I knew."
- Kevin Garnett
(Related: Job, Want)

"My job involves a lot of different skills now - I'm as much entrepreneur and management consultant as anything else these days - but IA is still my favorite part of the work I do."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Work, Management, Favorite, Job, Now)

"Television is not real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs."
- Bill Gates
(Related: Life, People, Coffee, Jobs, Television)

"I just needed a job. Before being hired as an usher at the CBS Theatre, I didn't even know there was a show business!"
- David Geffen
(Related: Being, Job, Theatre)

"If your desk isn't cluttered, you probably aren't doing your job."
- Harold S. Geneen
(Related: Job)

"It is the job of the novelist to touch the reader."
- Elizabeth George
(Related: Job)

"Lots of people want to have written; they don't want to write. In other words, they want to see their name on the front cover of a book and their grinning picture on the back. But this is what comes at the end of a job, not at the beginning."
- Elizabeth George
(Related: People, Beginning, End, Job, Name, Want, Words)

"If we wait for the U.S. to do something, we will be waiting for a very long time. It's Europe, it's Australia, it's the other developed and middle developing countries that have got to do the job."
- Susan George
(Related: Time, Countries, Europe, Job, Waiting, Will)

"What you need if you want jobs are small and medium sized enterprises, local initiatives, labour intensive work, community development, service providers and the like."
- Susan George
(Related: Work, Development, Community, Jobs, Service, Want)

"Up to that point I never really knew what my character would be expected to do, and prior to accepting the job I had actually turned down the role three times before finally giving in."
- Gil Gerard
(Related: Character, Giving, Job)

"The basic answer is that I wasn't happy or fulfilled by the job I had and I wanted my life to mean something to me, so I searched my life experience and realized that acting and performing were activities that I enjoyed all aspects of."
- Gil Gerard
(Related: Experience, Life, Acting, Job)

"The fans have played a massive part in getting us to where we are, but the job's not finished."
- Steven Gerrard
(Related: Fans, Job)

"I feel like I still am struggling in a lot of different ways. I still have to fight for certain things. Certain jobs. At least I'm working and I'm thankful for that."
- Gina Gershon
(Related: Fight, Jobs)

"There is no change - I'm as deep or as shallow as I ever was. What's new is on-the-job experience. This is what you gain with years."
- Gordon Getty
(Related: Change, Experience, Deep, Gain, Years)

"There are thousands of girls out there who could be doing my job."
- Yasmeen Ghauri
(Related: Girls, Job)

"There are amazing schools and amazing educators that are doing a wonderful job. And then there are a lot of educators that are not prepared to deal with inclusive education. They haven't been trained. It's really quite lovely and easy when you understand how to do it."
- Laura San Giacomo
(Related: Education, Job, Schools)

"We need to focus on green jobs: solar, wind, geothermal, biomass.There's so many opportunities. But other countries like China are getting ahead of the curve."
- Alexi Giannoulias
(Related: Countries, Focus, Wind)

"But if, if you take a look at what would have happened, I mean, do we need to see soup lines down the street to figure out what would have happened? We avoided - and all economists will tell you that millions of jobs were saved because of the Recovery Act, and we avoided a second Great Depression. That, that is a reality."
- Alexi Giannoulias
(Related: Act, Depression, Jobs, Reality, Will)

"I am happy with what I do. I'd love to be the manager of the Atlanta Braves, but they hired somebody this week. So I'll just have to be inordinately happy with one of the best jobs on the planet."
- Robert Gibbs
(Related: Love, Manager, Jobs)

"It took us years to get into the mess that we got ourselves in at the end of 2008, and it's going to take a while to get us out. We lost eight million jobs, we saw a financial system near collapse, we have a continuing housing crisis that we're making progress on dealing with."
- Robert Gibbs
(Related: Progress, Financial, Crisis, End, Jobs, Years)

"Dreaming in public is an important part of our job description, as science writers, but there are bad dreams as well as good dreams. We're dreamers, you see, but we're also realists, of a sort."
- William Gibson
(Related: Dreams, Science, Job, Public, Writers)

"The manager sits down with me; I sit down with the board. We assess the success of the year. The manager assesses whose coming through the academy system. His job is to look at what is happening in European and world football."
- David Gill
(Related: Success, Manager, Football, Job, World)

"Among the many important provisions in the energy bill are the creation of an estimated half million new jobs, increased oil production, blackout protection, controlling fertilizer costs by stabilizing natural gas prices and enacting new efficiency benchmarks."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Creation, Efficiency, Energy, Jobs, Oil, Production, Protection)

"The first duty of a human being is to assume the right functional relationship to society - more briefly, to find your real job, and do it."
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman
(Related: Society, Being, Duty, First, Job, Right)

"Frankly, Governor Romney in his career has created more jobs than the entire Obama cabinet combined, so he could actually talk about it."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Career, Jobs, Talk)

"In the middle of a recession no tax increase is justified because it kills jobs, and any tax increase is a job-killing measure and should be defeated."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Tax, Job, Jobs, Measure)

"An energy tax punishes senior citizens, it punishes rural Americans, if you use electricity it punishes you. This bill will increase your cost of living and may kill your job."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Americans, Electricity, Energy, Tax, Job, Living, May, Will)

"President Obama has created at least three jobs that I know of - Bob McDonnell, Chris Christie, and Scott Brown."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Jobs, President)

"We tried to have diplomas without learning, we tried to have jobs without work, we tried to have houses without savings, we tried to have government without responsibility."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Government, Work, Houses, Jobs, Learning, Responsibility)

"The most important social welfare program in America is a job."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: America, Job, Welfare)

"This particular film highlights Ben and Owen's strengths which is that they are great comedic actors with tremendous chemistry and they do a really good job."
- Paul M. Glaser
(Related: Actors, Film, Job)

"There are only two places in the world where time takes precedence over the job to be done. School and prison."
- William Glasser
(Related: Time, Job, Prison, School, World)

"Effective teaching may be the hardest job there is."
- William Glasser
(Related: Job, May, Teaching)

"When I was in Philadelphia during the Depression in 1930 or '31, I got a very sad job as a night watchman in a garage. The cars in the garage had been abandoned by their owners, since they had lost their jobs and couldn't keep up the payments."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: Depression, Job, Jobs, Night)

"I obtained a job at the Library of Congress. I loved books, so I felt at home. I was going to end up, I thought, majoring in English and teach at the college level."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: Home, Thought, Books, College, Congress, End, English, Job)

"I met my wife in Washington, D.C. I was a senior in college. WW II was about to descend upon us. Jobs were starting to open up after a prolonged depression."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: Wife, College, Depression, Jobs, Open, Washington)

"Confidence, knowing for certain that the person making the call has your safety foremost in their mind. And knowing that the job you are about to take on is the right thing to do, that it makes sense."
- Paul Gleason
(Related: Confidence, Job, Mind, Right, Safety, Sense)

"When you've moved past a point where you're just scrambling for jobs, you think about the things that you want to do. And the things that you want to do are governed by what you've seen, what you choose to embrace."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Jobs, Past, Want)

"New Orleans is a city whose basic industry is the service industry. That's why it makes its money. That's - it brings people to the city. People come to the city and experience the wonders of this extraordinary city and everything else. The question is that, how do we create jobs which are the jobs that have pay, that - living wages?"
- Danny Glover
(Related: Experience, Money, People, Jobs, Living, Question, Service, Wages, Wonders)

"Brimstone was great. That was another occasion when they called me in to do the pilot and it turned into a regular job, which made me quite happy. It was another really good experience and we were all so surprised when they pulled the plug on it."
- John Glover
(Related: Experience, Job)

"I was supposed to have a relationship with Judy, but that never happened. Actors in series didn't have the control that they have today over their jobs."
- Mark Goddard
(Related: Control, Actors, Jobs, Today)

"If you are in the job for glamour, you're in for the shock of your life. The media is a huge shark pool."
- Trisha Goddard
(Related: Life, Glamour, Job, Media)

"Our shuttle crew is four people, because we're going to transfer a crew up to station, so all the jobs are divided between four people rather than five or six people. So it's been busy."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: People, Jobs)

"Even if I don't have a job, I work on plays and scenes."
- Jeff Goldblum
(Related: Work, Job)

"Novelists do not write as birds sing, by the push of nature. It is part of the job that there should be much routine and some daily stuff on the level of carpentry."
- William Golding
(Related: Nature, Birds, Job, Routine)

"There is one crucial rule that must be followed in all creative meetings. Never speak first. At least at the start, your job is to shut up."
- William Goldman
(Related: First, Job, Meetings)

"When a man marries his mistress it creates a job opportunity."
- James Goldsmith
(Related: Opportunity, Job, Man)

"Even though marriage is doomed, if you turned it into a job you like and really work at it - it can be salvaged."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Marriage, Work, Job)

"I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their job."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Truth, Job, Want)

"I want everyone to tell me the truth, even if it costs him his job."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Truth, Job, Want)

"I would say that IQ is the strongest predictor of which field you can get into and hold a job in, whether you can be an accountant, lawyer or nurse, for example."
- Daniel Goleman
(Related: Example, Job)

"But once you are in that field, emotional intelligence emerges as a much stronger predictor of who will be most successful, because it is how we handle ourselves in our relationships that determines how well we do once we are in a given job."
- Daniel Goleman
(Related: Intelligence, Successful, Job, Relationships, Will)

"In this job, you're going to make decisions. You'll say things that some people are going to love them, some people are going to hate them. It's just part of the job."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: Love, People, Decisions, Hate, Job)

"As a small child in England, I had this dream of going to Africa. We didn't have any money and I was a girl, so everyone except my mother laughed at it. When I left school, there was no money for me to go to university, so I went to secretarial college and got a job."
- Jane Goodall
(Related: Money, Mother, Dream, College, England, Job, School, University)

"The hardest part was when I was in high school not having a job and always being broke. I had to get to auditions without a car. I either took the bus or walked."
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.
(Related: Car, Being, Job, School)

"It's a director's job to tell a story and he's very well versed in telling stories with a bit of comedy in them and keeping the pace of the movie right and that's exactly what he did. He was observant of a world he didn't understand but he told a wonderful story."
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.
(Related: Comedy, Job, Right, World)

"We have to protect all journalists, and journalists have to be allowed to do their jobs."
- Amy Goodman
(Related: Jobs)

"The media is absolutely essential to the functioning of a democracy. It's not our job to cozy up to power. We're supposed to be the check and balance on government."
- Amy Goodman
(Related: Government, Power, Balance, Democracy, Job, Media)

"There's a trick to the Graceful Exit. It begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage, a relationship is over - and to let go. It means leaving what's over without denying its value."
- Ellen Goodman
(Related: Life, Vision, Job, Value)

"Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work, driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to a job that you need so you can pay for the clothes, car and the house that you leave empty all day in order to afford to live in it."
- Ellen Goodman
(Related: Car, Work, Clothes, Day, Driving, Job, Order)

"So more than 8 million people lost their jobs. It's going to take a significant push on our part and time before that comes down. I don't anticipate it coming down rapidly."
- Austan Goolsbee
(Related: Time, People, Jobs)

"I love that I have a job that I love."
- Ekaterina Gordeeva
(Related: Love, Job)

"If you think your boss is stupid, remember: you wouldn't have a job if he was any smarter."
- John Gotti
(Related: Boss, Job)

"The plan was that I was going to retire and take a job with the American Federation, but Nottingham Forest offered me a contract and there was interest from West Ham and another Premiership club."
- Richard Gough
(Related: American, Interest, Job)

"The American people should be informed about what kind of capability terrorists have inside the United States. They should be informed of why we are not using information to do a more effective job of dealing with terrorists."
- Bob Graham
(Related: People, American, Information, Job, states, United)

"If I had a normal job and had been moving up, I'd be management level now."
- Lauren Graham
(Related: Management, Job, Now)

"It's great to have an acting job in the age of Reality TV."
- Lauren Graham
(Related: Age, Acting, Job, Reality)

"If you increase taxes now on - at any level, it's going to make it harder to create jobs And we've lost 2 1/2 million jobs since the stimulus package passed. We're at 9.6 unemployment. So I don't think we tax too little, I think we spend too much."
- Lindsey Graham
(Related: Tax, Jobs, Now, Taxes, Unemployment)

"With Michigan's economic future on the line, we can't afford to have our 500 local school districts marching in different directions. Instead, we need a high standards, mandatory curriculum to get all our students on the road to higher education and a good paying job."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Education, Curriculum, Future, Job, Road, School, Students)

"A number of us had conversations with the Kerry campaign about what he was going to say about CAFE. What he told us was that he did not want to sacrifice jobs and that he wanted to work with the auto industry to achieve that goal."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Work, Sacrifice, Goal, Jobs, Want)

"The whole purpose was to say that it doesn't have to be a zero sum. It's not the environment or jobs. You can have both. You can help the auto industry achieve that if you have investment in plants."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Purpose, Environment, Help, Investment, Jobs, Plants)

"The Clinton administration brought 65 cases from 1995 to 2000 before the World Trade Organization. The Bush administration has brought twelve. Twelve cases. They haven't even been able to stand up for our jobs."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Jobs, Trade, World)

"Obviously we want to keep the jobs we've got."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Jobs, Want)

"Our great history has been that people came to Michigan because you didn't have to have a college degree to get a good-paying job. Consequently, we have got a larger number of our population that right now are facing outsourcing, et cetera, without higher or advanced degrees."
- Jennifer M. Granholm
(Related: History, People, College, Job, Now, Population, Right)

"Every single country that has an auto industry is stepping forward to help that auto industry. Why wouldn't we help this industry too, because it needs 3.5 million jobs."
- Jennifer M. Granholm
(Related: Country, Help, Jobs, Needs)

"Do your job and demand your compensation - but in that order."
- Cary Grant
(Related: Job, Order)

"A simple idea. And the man that worked on it, Mike Gabriel, doubled the value. Beautiful job. I should say triple. We have others like that, but, unfortunately, shorts, which are my favorite approach, are economically of no value."
- Joe Grant
(Related: Idea, Favorite, Job, Man, Value)

"The job of a citizen is to keep his mouth open."
- Gunter Grass
(Related: Job, Open)

"This is no job for a UN committee. It needs the same kind of unwavering dedication and the kinds of people that got us the first nuclear submarine and the first man on the moon."
- Wilson Greatbatch
(Related: People, Committee, Dedication, First, Job, Man, Moon, Needs)

"I'm sometimes critical about other artists who come out with something different until maybe I hear the music. If the music is there, then they did their job, and I'll enjoy the CD."
- Brian Austin Green
(Related: Music, Artists, Job)

"Some go on to trade schools or get further training for jobs they are interested in. Some go into the arts, some are craftsmen, some take a little time out to travel, and some start their own businesses. But our graduates find and work at what they want to do."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: Time, Work, Travel, Jobs, Schools, Trade, Training, Want)

"I've had bad jobs. Now I have a good one. I'm thankful."
- Maurice Greene
(Related: Jobs, Now)

"Protectionism will do little to create jobs and if foreigners retaliate, we will surely lose jobs."
- Alan Greenspan
(Related: Foreigners, Jobs, Will)

"We're not a vocational school. If someone wants to get a high-paying job, I would hope that there are easier ways to do it than working through a formal computer science curriculum."
- Philip Greenspun
(Related: Science, Hope, Computer, Curriculum, Job, School)

"It's a full on job just looking for human social responsibility."
- Colin Greenwood
(Related: Job, Responsibility)

"It's been said that government doesn't create jobs, business does. For the most part, this is true. But government creates the environment in which businesses can excel and expand."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Business, Government, Environment, Jobs)

"In 1900 Americans on average lived for only 49 years and most working people died still on the job."
- William Greider
(Related: People, Americans, Job, Years)

"If the world operates as one big market, every employee will compete with every person anywhere in the world who is capable of doing the same job. There are lots of them and many of them are hungry."
- Andy Grove
(Related: Job, Will, World)

"When I found out I got this job, I cried, of course - I'm a girly-girl - and then I called my dad, and he cried, too. On so many levels, this is a thrill for me."
- Lisa Guerrero
(Related: Dad, Job)

"I used to write bits and pieces of comedy material for various comics that were at the Windmill... as well as my film job, I was under contract, I was allowed to do that and everything."
- Val Guest
(Related: Comedy, Film, Job)

"I had a terrible job letting me do anything that wasn't comedy."
- Val Guest
(Related: Comedy, Job)

"It isn't always hard work that does the job."
- Paul Guilfoyle
(Related: Work, Hard work, Job)

"My acting ability would have sent me back to the post office. It was my singing that got me jobs. Ironically, now, people think of me as an actor and don't know me much as a singer."
- Robert Guillaume
(Related: People, Ability, Acting, Actor, Jobs, Now, Office, Post, Singing)

"The most that somebody in Mexico City will get paid for a job in construction is 100 pesos a day."
- Alma Guillermoprieto
(Related: Day, Job, Will)

"If you see a whole thing - it seems that it's always beautiful. Planets, lives... But up close a world's all dirt and rocks. And day to day, life's a hard job, you get tired, you lose the pattern."
- Ursula K. Le Guin
(Related: Life, Day, Job, World)

"Because the truth is, today's immigrants, as they have for generation after generation, work the longest hours at the hardest jobs for the lowest pay, jobs that are just about impossible to fill."
- Luis Gutierrez
(Related: Work, Truth, Jobs, Today)

"And they do those jobs not because they want to take away anything from America, but because they want to give their skills, their sweat, their labor, for a better life and to help build a better America, just as those who came before them."
- Luis Gutierrez
(Related: Life, America, Help, Jobs, Labor, Want)

"If you put down a list of jobs, doctor, lawyer, janitor, teacher or movie star, everybody would pick the movie star. And why? So you could lie around the pool, drink margaritas and send money to your parents. So that's what I did."
- Steve Guttenberg
(Related: Money, Lie, Jobs, Parents)

"It is a full time job being honest one moment at a time, remembering to love, to honor, to respect. It is a practice, a discipline, worthy of every moment."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Time, Love, Discipline, Being, Honor, Job, Practice, Respect)

"I worked at all kinds of jobs, mostly commercial editing."
- Marilyn Hacker
(Related: Jobs)

"The director's job should give you a sense of music without drawing attention to itself."
- Taylor Hackford
(Related: Music, Attention, Job, Sense)

"I loved to read when I was a kid, and as soon as I realized that an actual person got to make up the books I loved so much, I decided that that was the job for me."
- Margaret Haddix
(Related: Books, Job)

"At 20, 25, 30, we begin to realise that the possibilities of escape are getting fewer. We have jobs, children, partners, debts. This is the part of us to which literary fiction speaks."
- Mark Haddon
(Related: Children, Fiction, Jobs, Literary, Possibilities)

"I don't think it's the job of filmmakers to give anybody answers. I do think, though, that a good film makes you ask questions of yourself as you leave the theatre."
- Paul Haggis
(Related: Answers, Film, Job, Questions, Theatre)

"You can get on with your job. I'm going to get on with mine. And mine is to deliver for the people of Northern Ireland, that's what they expect from me and I'm not going to be deflected by interesting academic or media speculation or attempts to take the whole debate back."
- Peter Hain
(Related: People, Debate, Ireland, Job, Media)

"What my job is, is to get on with getting the process of democratic politics, back on the road, entrenching the peace settlement, and I ask you to judge me on my record."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Peace, Politics, Job, Road)

"My job now, as Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, is to take this process forward, and that I'm determined to do, whatever old clippings you dig out and whatever old quotes you put before me."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Ireland, Job, Now, Old, Quotes, State)

"That, we encourage, and I think we're doing a pretty good job with the website and also the DVD, like the first season came out and the second season's being prepared now."
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Related: Being, First, Job, Now, Pretty)

"I think that obstacles lead to growth and ultimately, the most learning I've done in my life is between jobs."
- Anthony Michael Hall
(Related: Life, Growth, Jobs, Learning, Obstacles)

"There are infinite shadings of light and shadows and colors... it's an extraordinarily subtle language. Figuring out how to speak that language is a lifetime job."
- Conrad Hall
(Related: Colors, Infinite, Job, Language, Light, Shadows)

"I don't work a five-day week as a rule, and I've managed to fill that time up. It hasn't been that hard. I volunteer at school. I'm working because I love it. Yet, I don't not envy women who have a stay-at-home job, because you miss stuff."
- Deidre Hall
(Related: Love, Time, Women, Work, Envy, Job, School)

"I've had two callers ask, 'Did you ever work for someone who is poorer than you are?' Their idea is it takes a rich person to give you a job because jobs are something that are given to you, an inferior, from on high."
- John Hall
(Related: Work, Idea, Job, Jobs)

"I think we're really - we're doing a really great job doing our show, and other shows are doing a great job doing theirs, and we'll just see what people have to say."
- Michael C. Hall
(Related: People, Job)

"I think that when NASA works on a moon shot, they know too well that all of the people working on it must do their job at 110 percent. Sometimes they probably put in 18 hour days, but they're aiming for the moon, and that's what counts."
- Marvin Hamlisch
(Related: People, Job, Moon)

"If you have to have a job in this world, a high-priced movie star is a pretty good gig."
- Tom Hanks
(Related: Job, Pretty, World)

"I love what I do for a living, it's the greatest job in the world, but you have to survive an awful lot of attention that you don't truly deserve and you have to live up to your professional responsibilities and I'm always trying to balance that with what is really important."
- Tom Hanks
(Related: Love, Attention, Balance, Job, Living, Trying, World)

"I may be only a fish and chip shop lady, but some of these economists need to get their heads out of the textbooks and get a job in the real world. I would not even let one of them handle my grocery shopping."
- Pauline Hanson
(Related: Fish, Lady, Job, May, World)

"It's cool to have critical success because it's always nice for your peers to say, 'Good job.' But who cares about them?"
- Zac Hanson
(Related: Success, Job)

"The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men of early performance it is useless. To others, who are late to develop, it just enables them to finish the job."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Age, Men, Performance, Job, Old, Value)

"My very, very first professional job was when I was 19 years old - I got a job doing an educational industrial film on Shell Motor Oil's oil products. I really put my heart into it - I wrote a script for it, I did a lot of research."
- Renny Harlin
(Related: Heart, Film, First, Job, Oil, Old, Research, Years)

"I like this job - most days I have a chance to make breakfast and take the kids to school or to read 'em a bedtime story. It's almost like a normal life."
- Mark Harmon
(Related: Life, Chance, Job, Kids, School)

"Well for six years during Cheers I couldn't get another job."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Job, Years)

"It's a job and we're going to work together for six months, so let's have a good time."
- Desmond Harrington
(Related: Time, Work, Job, Months)

"I am not one of these guys who works job after job after job."
- Ed Harris
(Related: Job)

"Seeing what happens when you rip yourself open is what your job is all about."
- Ed Harris
(Related: Job, Open)

"If I started worrying about how my constituents are going to react to every move I make, I wouldn't be able to do my job here. I'll do what I think is right and explain it later."
- Ed Harris
(Related: Job, Right)

"A lot of it, as it is in any job in life, is being in the right place at the right time."
- Julie Harris
(Related: Time, Life, Being, Job, Right)

"It's good to go out and entertain these people, and you've got them on the edge of their seat, they're standing up. Then you know that you've done your job, you've entertained them. My way of entertaining them is going out and wrestling. Everyone's got their different ways."
- Owen Hart
(Related: People, Job, Wrestling)

"I'd like to be remembered as someone who showed up for the job. I consider myself a worker."
- Ernie Harwell
(Related: Job)

"Also I'm a part of the people that I've worked with in baseball that have been so great to me, Mr. Earl Mann of Atlanta, who gave me my first baseball broadcasting job."
- Ernie Harwell
(Related: People, Baseball, First, Job)

"This is a job and Survivor is a game show. So, this is something to take seriously and work really hard at."
- Colleen Haskell
(Related: Work, Job)

"I wish I knew what was next. I got this movie without planning to. I'm really excited to be continuing in film because it's a great job but I have my portfolio and resume for any other opportunity."
- Colleen Haskell
(Related: Opportunity, Film, Job, Planning)

"After Survivor, I was driving across country and moving to San Francisco, going to get a job interning at an ad agency. And then they asked me to read for this movie."
- Colleen Haskell
(Related: Country, Driving, Job)

"I don't think I've found the perfect job for me, but I know what I like, so that's halfway there, right?"
- Colleen Haskell
(Related: Job, Right)

"I don't know if I'm going to do any more acting. It's a great job, you know? Make a movie? Why not?"
- Colleen Haskell
(Related: Acting, Job)

"I think that the job of poetry, its political job, is to refresh the idea of justice, which is going dead in us all the time."
- Robert Hass
(Related: Time, Poetry, Idea, Job, Justice)

"Trade creates jobs and lifts people out of poverty. And when that happens, societies stabilize and grow. And there is nothing like a stable society to fight terrorism and strengthen democracy, freedom and rule of law."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Society, People, Democracy, Fight, Freedom, Jobs, Law, Nothing, Poverty, Terrorism, Trade)

"You see, we all want the same things. We want to be able to take care of our families, provide for our children, to have a roof over our heads and a good-paying job."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Care, Children, Job, Want)

"Our economy is robust and will remain strong as more Americans who want a job find one. Republican economic policies based on tax relief are working for the American people."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: People, American, Americans, Economy, Tax, Job, Republican, Want, Will)

"Our economy is creating jobs and giving businesses the conditions they need to invest and succeed."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Economy, Giving, Jobs, Succeed)

"It's estimated for every $1 billion we spend on road construction, nearly 48,000 jobs are created."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Jobs, Road)

"It's a tough time my friends. We need to make sacrifices to ensure our troops have the tools they need in order to get the job done. This budget will help us win the War on Terror."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Time, War, Friends, Help, Job, Order, Terror, Tools, Troops, Will)

"The men and women on the front lines of the war on terror continue to risk their lives to save ours - and for that we owe them a debt that we can never truly repay. Thanks to their efforts we have made tremendous progress. Yet, the job is not done."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: Men, War, Women, Progress, Debt, Job, Risk, Terror)

"We will never forget and we will not relent until our job is done."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: Forget, Job, Will)

"I am blessed to be able to work at a job I love and also give back in the most vital way - to people in need."
- Teri Hatcher
(Related: Love, Work, People, Job)

"To me, success was not having to have a boss and not having a day job. I've been living my own version of success since the early '90s when I first got signed. I haven't had a job since then."
- Juliana Hatfield
(Related: Success, Boss, Day, First, Job, Living)

"The next day I was put on paid leave from my new job at Louisiana State University. This is very painful to me, though once again I understand the circumstances in which my employers find themselves in light of these actions taken against me."
- Steven Hatfill
(Related: Actions, Circumstances, Day, Job, Light, State, University)

"I was devastated by the loss of my job in March, although I can understand why it occurred."
- Steven Hatfill
(Related: Job, Loss, March)

"If we are to change our world view, images have to change. The artist now has a very important job to do. He's not a little peripheral figure entertaining rich people, he's really needed."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Change, People, Artist, Job, Now, World)

"Anyone can like their job... To love your job is not enough, you must give your passion to your job."
- Zahi Hawass
(Related: Love, Job, Passion)

"I didn't know what kind of jobs, because how was I prepared? At best, I would be an AB in English."
- John C. Hawkes
(Related: English, Jobs)

"A good band is like a team. You want to have the right balance. It's not always the best people you need, but the right ones for the job."
- Ronnie Hawkins
(Related: People, Balance, Job, Right, Want)

"If you look at the data, the inner city that was the riot zone lost 55,000 jobs in the ten years from 1992 to 2002, instead of gaining a surplus of 50,000."
- Tom Hayden
(Related: Jobs, Riot, Years, Zone)

"For me, I have to say that I like to work a lot too, but I like not working better. The perfect scenario is when you just worked and you know something's coming up, then you have four, five, six months off. But you know you're going to have a job later."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: Work, Job, Months)

"We in the majority have worked hard to empower people to create opportunities, to make jobs, to do things that turn America into a place where people can achieve their dreams."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Dreams, People, America, Jobs, Majority)

"Low unemployment numbers are clear indicators that Republican tax relief and economic policies are spurring growth and helping businesses hire new workers while providing American families with job security."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Growth, American, Tax, Job, Numbers, Republican, Security, Unemployment, Workers)

"The tax relief package enacted in 2001 was central to pulling the economy out of the post 9-11 recession. It's the reason we've got low unemployment and have created more than two million jobs in the last year."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Economy, Tax, Jobs, Post, Reason, Unemployment)

"Recent economic data shows that our economy is robust, growing and headed in the right direction. The numbers don't lie. Americans are currently enjoying falling gas prices, low unemployment, increased job creation, and a stock market that has reached an all-time high."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Lie, Americans, Creation, Direction, Economy, Job, Numbers, Right, Unemployment)

"Producing fuel cells and solar panels requires high tech facilities and produces high paying jobs. The industry is booming in Arizona. The state already has about 100 firms in the solar industry and has grown 20% since 2003."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Jobs, State)

"Our growing, robust economy is able to provide the average American citizen access to the best social program there is - a steady job."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: American, Economy, Job)

"I tell ya, I could have got some more jobs if I'd tried, but I went to Sweden instead."
- Lee Hazlewood
(Related: Jobs)

"A politician will do anything to keep his job, even become a patriot."
- William Randolph Hearst
(Related: Job, Will)

"We did an episode where she goes out to get a job and she gets fired because she's not good. They hire a babysitter to help out and she finds out she hates the fact that the kids have more fun with the sitter than her."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: Fact, Fun, Help, Job, Kids)

"It's my job, to create a fantasy."
- Anne Heche
(Related: Fantasy, Job)

"I'd love to be popular in Barcelona. That sounds like a fun job."
- Bobby Heenan
(Related: Love, Fun, Job, Popular)

"Odd, the years it took to learn one simple fact: that the prize just ahead, the next job, publication, love affair, marriage always seemed to hold the key to satisfaction but never, in the longer run, sufficed."
- Carolyn Heilbrun
(Related: Love, Marriage, Job, Key, Satisfaction, Years)

"Of course God will forgive me; that's His job."
- Heinrich Heine
(Related: God, Job, Will)

"God will forgive me. It's his job."
- Heinrich Heine
(Related: God, Job, Will)

"The voters reward good performance. So, I'm going to go out and focus, if I become the governor, to do the very best job I can as governor. The rest of it will take care of itself."
- Dave Heineman
(Related: Performance, Care, Focus, Job, Rest, Reward, Will)

"I don't know Laura Bush. But she seems to be calm, and she has a sparkle in her eye, which is good. But I don't know that she's ever had a real job - I mean, since she's been grown up."
- Teresa Heinz
(Related: Eye, Job)

"One of the jobs I had was cutting out the blood clots on a side of beef."
- Marg Helgenberger
(Related: Blood, Jobs)

"A friend of mine took me to Memphis advised me that I should get in the musicians' union. He gave me a set of drums and said, Stay on the job, son."
- Levon Helm
(Related: Son, Friend, Job, Musicians)

"We have to be a state where business is welcome and jobs are created. We have to demand value for what is spent and we need to continue to resist a lottery."
- Jesse Helms
(Related: Business, Jobs, State, Value)

"Self-Realization Fellowship seemed like training. It was the training ground for finding a sense of peace in myself. Because that's my job. It's no one else's."
- Mariel Hemingway
(Related: Peace, Job, Self, Sense, Training)

"I loved acting when I was doing it, but getting the jobs I didn't understand because I'd never had to do it. That was a difficult lesson for me. It was very humbling and very bizarre."
- Mariel Hemingway
(Related: Acting, Bizarre, Jobs)

"As a kid, you run around the house pretending to be a superhero, and now to be doing it as a job, I feel very lucky."
- Chris Hemsworth
(Related: Job, Now)

"I always thought I'd go to university and then get a real job, you know. Now I want to do stuff that really makes me happy. Although I'm still trying to work out what that is. But for me there are always constants."
- Martin Henderson
(Related: Work, Thought, Job, Now, Trying, University, Want)

"For only by nurturing the minds and strengthening the values of our children can we give them an opportunity to be full, productive citizens, to reach their God-given potential, and to have good jobs right here in Oklahoma."
- Brad Henry
(Related: God, Opportunity, Values, Children, Jobs, Potential, Right)

"Being a housewife and a mother is the biggest job in the world, but if it doesn't interest you, don't do it - I would have made a terrible mother."
- Katharine Hepburn
(Related: Mother, Being, Housewife, Interest, Job, World)

"The public sector certainly includes the Department of Labor. Those are jobs that are available. They are open and they are good paying jobs. The government as a whole has been actually retrenching under President Clinton's leadership."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: Government, Leadership, Jobs, Labor, Open, President, Public)

"It is very important that our young people have constructive early work experiences. But it is equally important that their jobs are safe and complement their education, rather than complete it."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: Work, Education, People, Jobs)

"The fact of the matter is, this is a very dynamic economy we have, and in this dynamic economy, you have a lot of job gains, but you also have job loss."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: Economy, Fact, Job, Loss)

"I have a lot of friends who get up most mornings and go to jobs they absolutely hate. I don't think that's what life is about and I'm so fortunate that I actually love what I do."
- Jerry Herman
(Related: Life, Love, Friends, Hate, Jobs)

"I love writing about my job because I loved it, and it was a particularly interesting one when I was a young man. It was like holidays with pay to me."
- James Herriot
(Related: Love, Holidays, Job, Man, Writing)

"I'm sure that they will continue to look for ways to try and undermine my support, but I have every confidence that in doing this job for South Dakota, I will continue to build on my support and be able to succeed once again in November."
- Stephanie Herseth
(Related: Confidence, Job, Succeed, Support, Will)

"That's my dream job, to be able to mail songs out to people who want to hear them. Paste my face on them and not travel all over the world trying to sell them."
- Kristin Hersh
(Related: Travel, People, Dream, Job, Mail, Songs, Trying, Want, World)

"Part of Steve's job was to drum into us how important what we were doing actually would be to the world."
- Andy Hertzfeld
(Related: Job, World)

"A lot of people thought Steve Jobs was a CEO of Apple but he never was until he came back to Apple in 1997."
- Andy Hertzfeld
(Related: Thought, People, Jobs)

"You are the only person who can sell you, so you do spend a lot of time in your job by yourself everyday."
- Jennifer Love Hewitt
(Related: Time, Job)

"Men and women want to do a good job, and if they are provided the proper environment, they will do so."
- William Reddington Hewlett
(Related: Men, Women, Environment, Job, Want, Will)

"I would argue that's because we had a bunch of smart people running around here. They were coming in and working very hard and many of them had left jobs in which they made significantly more money."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: Money, People, Jobs, Running)

"Children are smarter than any of us. Know how I know that? I don't know one child with a full time job and children."
- Bill Hicks
(Related: Time, Children, Job)

"Chris Hemsworth is like Christopher Reeve in that he can do two things: he can wear a big red cape without a shred of self-consciousness. But he's also funny as hell, and he's so sweet. So with all the fish-out-of-water stuff, he's so funny. So he does almost two jobs in a way."
- Tom Hiddleston
(Related: Funny, Fish, Hell, Jobs, Self)

"The issue isn't just jobs. Even slaves had jobs. The issue is wages."
- Jim Hightower
(Related: Jobs, Wages)

"The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Job, Persistence)

"I don't want to spend my life doing jobs that I don't care about."
- Steven Hill
(Related: Life, Care, Jobs, Want)

"Having a lot of people suddenly depending on me to get the job done was a marvelous motivator. The book and movie deals seemed to flip a switch in my head, and off I went."
- Laura Hillenbrand
(Related: People, Deals, Job)

"Whether we like it or not, men have more of the offices, more of the higher jobs, more of the seats in Congress. Men need to re-examine what their power is. We need to understand how to use it."
- James Hillman
(Related: Men, Power, Congress, Jobs)

"I take my dog Tinkerbell seriously. I take my job seriously. But I don't take myself all that seriously."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Job)

"I have the impression that cycling is no longer a game but rather an employment... a job."
- Bernard Hinault
(Related: Impression, Job)

"If I did not believe God healed, I'd quit tomorrow and go get a job."
- Benny Hinn
(Related: God, Job, Tomorrow)

"We need to work together, on a bipartisan basis, to create new jobs, increase job training, enact real and substantive middle class tax relief, and reward companies that create jobs at home."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Home, Work, Class, Tax, Job, Jobs, Middle class, Reward, Training)

"The people of South and Central Texas and the Coastal Bend need jobs, they need health care, they need water infrastructure improvements, they need a quality education, and they need the resources to keep our borders safe and secure."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Health, Education, Quality, People, Care, Jobs, Water)

"At their core, Americans all want the same basic things: a quality education for their children, a good job so they can provide for their families, healthcare and affordable prescription drugs, security during retirement, a strongly equipped military and national security."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Education, Quality, Americans, Children, Drugs, Healthcare, Job, Military, National security, Retirement, Want)

"This job certainly doesn't win you a huge amount of friends, I accept that, but it is very enjoyable, and deep down I think it's probably quite a worthwhile job."
- Ian Hislop
(Related: Deep, Friends, Job)

"It's a combination of targeting higher paying jobs in these growth areas and fostering closer cooperation with higher education; a rising tide that lifts all boats."
- John Hoeven
(Related: Education, Growth, Boats, Cooperation, Jobs)

"If we're going to create the best business climate to create higher paying jobs and retain our young people, we're going to have to build a workforce prepared for the opportunities of the future."
- John Hoeven
(Related: Business, People, Climate, Future, Jobs)

"You can try to take sorrow and make it into something enduring, meaningful and beautiful. I always feel guilty that this is my job, that I get to do this."
- Alice Hoffman
(Related: Job, Sorrow)

"What career? A man's got a body of film of about four movies in about 10 years or something. I do it because I think I can do a good job of something and I'll enjoy it, do it, and sort of vanish. I don't want to be an actor for hire."
- Paul Hogan
(Related: Movies, Actor, Body, Career, Film, Job, Man, Want, Years)

"Instead, we did take our eye off the ball. We decided, instead of finishing the job in Afghanistan, to go into Iraq. And today, unfortunately, if you look at the situation on the ground, it is a mess."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: Afghanistan, Eye, Iraq, Job, Today)

"In fact, if you look upon the situation today, there is great division in the world and we have failed to capitalize on that unity to finish the job in Afghanistan and against al Qaeda."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: Afghanistan, Fact, Job, Today, Unity, World)

"I just thought that I had had my fill for a while and wanted to have a family. My husband was moving to Chicago for his job. And so I went along. And it was a great thing that I did."
- Lauren Holly
(Related: Family, HusbThought, Chicago, Job)

"I believe that if a man does a job as well as a woman, he should be paid as much."
- Celeste Holm
(Related: Job, Man, Woman)

"On this team, we're all united in a common goal: to keep my job."
- Lou Holtz
(Related: Job, United)

"This is not a showman's job. I will not step out of character."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Character, Job, Will)

"Let me remind you that credit is the lifeblood of business, the lifeblood of prices and jobs."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Business, Credit, Jobs)

"When we are sick, we want an uncommon doctor; when we have a construction job to do, we want an uncommon engineer, and when we are at war, we want an uncommon general. It is only when we get into politics that we are satisfied with the common man."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Politics, War, Job, Man, Want)

"Work is fun to me. All those years of being an actor and a director and not being able to get a job - two weeks is too long to not know what my next job will be."
- Dennis Hopper
(Related: Work, Actor, Being, Fun, Job, Will, Years)

"Every little job becomes a dream, and you don't recall it anymore, and maybe you might have a deja vu moment, but it's like something you dreamed earlier."
- Terrence Howard
(Related: Dream, Job)

"I don't have any love for this business or the game or for acting. This is my day job."
- Terrence Howard
(Related: Business, Love, Acting, Day, Job)

"It's a hard call, but I've no desire to live my children's lives. I think my job as a father is to protect them, to allow them a safe place to grow up and to teach them what I've learned."
- Ernie Hudson
(Related: Father, Children, Desire, Job)

"Advertising was fairly simple work, and I really just wanted a job where I could sit and write every day and not get fired for it like I had at other jobs, but it was fun."
- John Hughes
(Related: Work, Advertising, Day, Fun, Job, Jobs)

"The new job of art is to sit on the wall and get more expensive."
- Robert Hughes
(Related: Art, Job)

"I hope I can do a better job than Mr. Bettman."
- Bobby Hull
(Related: Hope, Job)

"My job is to suggest and ratify and use any expertise that I might have gained over the 23 years in professional hockey to make our game a better game."
- Bobby Hull
(Related: Expertise, Job, Years)

"We need more foreign reach; no question about that. And we're working on getting that. We need more people abroad; we need some more bureaus. That is really an important job."
- Brit Hume
(Related: People, Job, Question)

"Most urgent is the good First Job Program, that Lula plans to implement, which hasn't got off the ground."
- Claudio Hummes
(Related: First, Job)

"It's a terribly hard job to spend a billion dollars and get your money's worth."
- George M. Humphrey
(Related: Money, Job, Worth)

"Bobby is really the one who did all the editing on that stuff. And he did all the mixing. I particularly like the record we did with Logic because Scott Harding did a great job mixing it. He's really a killing engineer."
- Charlie Hunter
(Related: Job, Killing, Logic)

"The idea of making pictures abroad is exciting when you're in Hollywood and have never worked in foreign countries. You think you'll get to see the sights and have all the fun that goes with traveling. Actually, you spend so much time on the job that you don't do much else."
- Jeffrey Hunter
(Related: Time, Idea, Countries, Fun, Hollywood, Job, Traveling)

"This is a time when the United States should be standing tall. There is no other leader in the world today. We shouldn't be approaching conflicts as a team sport. We either get in an we lead and we do a good job, or you don't get in at all."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Time, Leader, Job, states, Today, United, World)

"When someone gets a job, it better be clear what they did to get it."
- Mark V. Hurd
(Related: Job)

"Our job is to execute."
- Mark V. Hurd
(Related: Job)

"I know certainly, when one job draws to a close, that I feel I'm simply never going to work again. No one will ever want me for anything ever again. I think that's a vulnerable moment in every actor's life, and it happens every time you finish a film."
- Anjelica Huston
(Related: Time, Work, Life, Actor, Film, Job, Want, Will)

"But effective regulation at the European Union level can make a massive contribution to achieving our shared goals of improving competitiveness, jobs and growth."
- John Hutton
(Related: Goals, Growth, Jobs)

"So that we focus not on competing visions for Europe but on what Europe can do to improve economic growth, to give us a cleaner environment, to create more jobs, to make us more secure."
- John Hutton
(Related: Growth, Environment, Europe, Focus, Jobs, Visions)

"An excellent job with a dubious undertaking, which is like saying it would be great if it wasn't awful."
- Ada Louise Huxtable
(Related: Job, Saying)

"When it comes to .NET they've done a really outstanding job."
- Miguel de Icaza
(Related: Job)

"Did I say that the President's entire job is image management? Of course not."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: Management, Job, President)

"I think they do a great job on Queer as Folk."
- Laura Innes
(Related: Folk, Job)

"Investing in industries and technology for the 21st century generates high-skilled, high-wage jobs for industries of the future."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Technology, Future, Jobs)

"The fact is that we cannot drill our way to independence. We cannot drill our way to freedom, and we cannot drill our way to create jobs in this country."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Country, Fact, Freedom, Independence, Jobs)

"The 1st Congressional District contains almost half of the biotech and biomedical companies in Washington, and my job often allows me to meet the people responsible for this exciting research."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: People, Job, Research, Washington)

"So we are now still dependent on foreign oil, have a problem with global warming, and are losing jobs rapidly to the Japanese in fuel-efficient vehicles as a result of that very shortsighted progress."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Progress, Global warming, Jobs, Losing, Now, Oil, Result)

"Renewable energy also creates more jobs than other sources of energy - most of these will be created in the struggling manufacturing sector, which will pioneer the new energy future by investment that allows manufacturers to retool and adopt new technologies and methods."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Energy, Future, Investment, Jobs, Manufacturing, Will)

"With millions of family wage manufacturing jobs lost since 2001, we need an energy bill that takes bold action to tap into American ingenuity in order to lead the world in new clean energy technology, rather than playing catch-up to the Japanese, Danish, and Germans."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Family, Technology, Action, American, Energy, Jobs, Manufacturing, Order, Wage, World)

"Yeah, for some reason parrots have to bite me. That's their job. I don't know why that is. They've nearly torn my nose off. I've had some really bad parrot bites."
- Steve Irwin
(Related: Job, Reason)

"I'm at the beginning of it. I'm Elektra's last job before the story kicks off."
- Jason Isaacs
(Related: Beginning, Job)

"We must do a better job of educating all drivers to be safer on the road."
- Johnny Isakson
(Related: Job, Road)

"It is estimated that raising the retirement age to 70 would cut the shortfall by about 36%. But this proposal has some drawbacks. Women and men who have worked jobs that require manual labor all of their lives may not physically be able to do work until they are 70 years old."
- Steve Israel
(Related: Age, Men, Women, Work, Jobs, Labor, May, Old, Retirement, Years)

"The public don't know what they want; it's my job to tell them."
- Alec Issigonis
(Related: Job, Public, Want)

"We've outpaced Japan and Europe in creating new jobs, but there's major competition from India and China. It's not enough to make income tax cuts permanent."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Competition, Europe, Tax, Income, Jobs, Tax cuts)

"Americans are the most generous country on the planet. I've worked in Europe, I've worked in Australia. There is no where else where you get absolutely no attitude for being a foreigner. If you do your job well, they embrace you."
- Hugh Jackman
(Related: Attitude, Americans, Being, Country, Europe, Job)

"The Bush administration is the most diverse in history because the president fills jobs on the basis of a person's capabilities and qualifications, not on the color of his or her skin."
- Alphonso Jackson
(Related: History, Jobs, President, Skin)

"After leaving law school, I intentionally said that I never wanted to hold a job more than six years."
- Alphonso Jackson
(Related: Job, Law, School, Years)

"If we deliver on those promises, we'll have done our job, and we did it with PSOne, and we certainly did it with PS2, and we are about to do it very rapidly with PSP. This is a whole new business for us, in terms of the handheld market, and we're going about it the right way."
- Ian Jackson
(Related: Business, Job, Promises, Right)

"Leadership has a harder job to do than just choose sides. It must bring sides together."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Leadership, Job)

"I never was a person who wanted a handout. I was a cafeteria worker. I'm not too proud to ask the Best Western manager to give me a job. I have cleaned homes."
- Shirley Jackson
(Related: Manager, Job)

"It was the best job I ever had. I just left because my whole team was leaving and the new guys were coming."
- Victoria Jackson
(Related: Job)

"I never lose that terror of 'this is my last job, I'll never work again.' You can never relax and rely on whatever reputation you've built."
- Derek Jacobi
(Related: Work, Job, Relax, Reputation, Terror)

"For me, though, the fun is over when I get the job."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Fun, Job)

"Sometimes I have to accept a job I don't really want. Hardly anybody comes up to you with a commission; it's all competitions these days."
- Helmut Jahn
(Related: Job, Want)

"Americans are so dedicated to their jobs."
- Jamelia
(Related: Americans, Jobs)

"My whole deal when I do accents or dialects is I gotta fool the locals. If I fool the locals then I've done my job."
- Brion James
(Related: Fool, Job)

"I couldn't say no to jobs and I couldn't say no to drugs. I'd get high from a movie, I'd be somebody else because I didn't particularly like me, so long as I had a script in my hand, I was okay. As soon as the movie was over, I didn't know what to do."
- Brion James
(Related: Drugs, Jobs)

"The deal we made was that if we would change our law to invite them to come to South Dakota - that's what they wanted, the invitation - if we would change our law to invite them to come to South Dakota, he would guarantee South Dakota 400 Citibank jobs."
- Bill Janklow
(Related: Change, Jobs, Law)

"Those 3,000 jobs in Sioux Falls, based on our population back then in Sioux Falls, would have taken 300,000 jobs in New York City to equal it at Citibank."
- Bill Janklow
(Related: Jobs, Population)

"It is a very difficult job, being the servant of two masters."
- Allison Janney
(Related: Being, Job)

"I love the first two X-Men movies because I thought that Bryan Singer did such a great job. He elevated that whole genre. He's a very talented director."
- Famke Janssen
(Related: Love, Movies, Thought, First, Job)

"The Recovery plan will put money in the pockets of the American worker, create and save millions of new jobs and invest in crucial areas such as health care, education, energy independence and a new infrastructure."
- Valerie Jarrett
(Related: Health, Money, Education, American, Care, Energy, Independence, Jobs, Will)

"You can judge a leader by the size of the problem he tackles. Other people can cope with the waves, it's his job to watch the tide."
- Antony Jay
(Related: Leader, People, Job)

"When I was a junior camp counselor and it was my job to tell the campers a bedtime story or devotional, I would tell them a rapture story."
- Jerry B. Jenkins
(Related: Job)

"President Reagan always gave the credit to the American people and American ideals. He treated his job as a valuable temporary loan from the American people, a loan that should be respected and returned with dutiful appreciation."
- William L. Jenkins
(Related: People, American, Appreciation, Credit, Ideals, Job, President)

"You gotta have fun. Regardless of how you look at it, we're playing a game. It's a business, it's our job, but I don't think you can do well unless you're having fun."
- Derek Jeter
(Related: Business, Fun, Job)

"I feel like it's my job to carry the torch."
- Joan Jett
(Related: Job)

"It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor."
- Steve Jobs
(Related: Music)

"To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines."
- Steve Jobs
(Related: Ideas, Company, Years)

"You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new."
- Steve Jobs
(Related: Time, Want)

"The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay."
- Steve Jobs
(Related: Work, People, Force, Job, Rest, Space)

"Sometimes when you innovate, you make mistakes. It is best to admit them quickly, and get on with improving your other innovations."
- Steve Jobs
(Related: Mistakes)

"Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation."
- Steve Jobs
(Related: Money, Being, Innovation, Pretty)

"It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now."
- Steve Jobs
(Related: Computer, Now, Want, Years)

"I want to put a ding in the universe."
- Steve Jobs
(Related: Universe, Want)

"I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better."
- Steve Jobs
(Related: Fun, Trying)

"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."
- Steve Jobs
(Related: Design)

"Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected."
- Steve Jobs
(Related: Quality, People, Environment, Excellence)

"A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets."
- Steve Jobs
(Related: Belief, Open, Right)

"Apple's market share is bigger than BMW's or Mercedes's or Porsche's in the automotive market. What's wrong with being BMW or Mercedes?"
- Steve Jobs
(Related: Being, Wrong)

"Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."
- Steve Jobs
(Related: Leader, Innovation)

"In an age of incompetence, I've been able to last in this crazy business. I actually know how to play my ax and write a song. That's my job."
- Billy Joel
(Related: Age, Business, Incompetence, Job, Play, Song)

"When I was 19, I made my first good week's pay as a club musician. It was enough money for me to quit my job at the factory and still pay the rent and buy some food. I freaked."
- Billy Joel
(Related: Money, Food, First, Job)

"I think the job of movie reviewing can be really tough. If a film has layers that need to be thought about, it's easy to get missed the first time around."
- Roland Joffe
(Related: Time, Thought, Film, First, Job)

"I don't really say much about reviewers. It's a very tough job to get all of the depth of a movie all at once."
- Roland Joffe
(Related: Job)

"Our job is to ensure that meat and poultry products are safe, wholesome, accurately labeled for the benefit of the American consumers, and to make sure that they are in compliance with all federal laws."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: American, Job, Laws)

"If I had been trying to take the job away from him in a sneaky, underhand manner, then I deserved all I got. But it was the other way around. I was trying to get him the job."
- Ian St. John
(Related: Job, Trying)

"Just as you choose to get up every day, go to your job, and drive the same car, you decide how much of an impact your past has on you - today."
- Darren L. Johnson
(Related: Car, Day, Job, Past, Today)

"Don't get too caught up in making money or having a job, get excited about the fact that you can design your life."
- Darren L. Johnson
(Related: Design, Life, Money, Fact, Job)

"I'd met a woman and I got married, but the money ran out right away. I hadn't had a job for seven months, and it just came over me that I was never going to work again. It hit me."
- Denis Johnson
(Related: Money, Work, Job, Months, Right, Woman)

"A novel's whole pattern is rarely apparent at the outset of writing, or even at the end; that is when the writer finds out what a novel is about, and the job becomes one of understanding and deepening or sharpening what is already written. That is finding the theme."
- Diane Johnson
(Related: End, Job, Understanding, Writer, Writing)

"It's my job to really commit myself to the material and the project and be proud of what I've done, and I am in most cases."
- Don Johnson
(Related: Job, Project)

"I always saw being in a band a full time job."
- Holly Johnson
(Related: Time, Being, Job)

"It is always a strain when people are being killed. I don't think anybody has held this job who hasn't felt personally responsible for those being killed."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: People, Being, Job)

"They call upon us to supply American boys to do the job that Asian boys should do."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: American, Boys, Job)

"Simply cutting the taxes for America's wealthiest families is clearly not creating the needed new jobs, and that strategy is unlikely to succeed in the future."
- Tim Johnson
(Related: Strategy, America, Future, Jobs, Succeed, Taxes)

"Unless things change radically, President Bush will be the first President since Herbert Hoover to have presided over a net loss of jobs during his administration."
- Tim Johnson
(Related: Change, First, Jobs, Loss, President, Will)

"After I got this job at the syndicate, I started sending them money so they could go on trips and do the things they could never afford to do. All the while, I never knew that my mother was socking money away."
- Lynn Johnston
(Related: Money, Mother, Job)

"I'm still astonished that somebody would offer me a job and pay me to do what I wanted to do."
- Chuck Jones
(Related: Job)

"That's one of my jobs, just trying to do what I can to help this team out as much as possible."
- Cobi Jones
(Related: Help, Jobs, Trying)

"The Fed chairmanship is not the kind of job where you want to surprise everyone with your choice of a total unknown. You don't want to surprise Wall Street."
- David Jones
(Related: Choice, Job, Want)

"Scratch a dog and you'll find a permanent job."
- Franklin P. Jones
(Related: Job)

"I was preparing myself for the theater, and... I got a little job here and a job there, but it wasn't going well, and I considered some time before the mid-60s that maybe I should consider something else."
- James Earl Jones
(Related: Time, Job, Theater)

"I got a phone call from Douglas Campbell and from Jerome Guthrie, who offered me a job out of the blue."
- Jeffrey Jones
(Related: Job)

"But it's true, it's nothing new that decisions about what movies are to be made, and how they're to be made, and who's to be hired to do what, and whether you hire somebody to do their job, or whether you hire somebody to fill a position and you tell them what to do."
- Jeffrey Jones
(Related: Movies, Decisions, Job, Nothing)

"If you're an employer, you want to hire an employee who'll do their job, not do your bidding."
- Jeffrey Jones
(Related: Job, Want)

"My job is to help the functioning of the story, not to draw attention to myself, but to make my characters function within the story, to work for the benefit of the story, to make the whole thing work."
- Jeffrey Jones
(Related: Work, Attention, Help, Job)

"Just blow in it and sound bad for about a year and then make it sound a little bit better, and you get a little band together, and then you get a few jobs. You take four guys that sound half bad, but if they're 25 percent each, they can give 100 percent, you know?"
- Quincy Jones
(Related: Jobs, Sound)

"My reputation is too important to put it aside for purposes of some friendship. We have a job to do."
- Stephanie Tubbs Jones
(Related: Friendship, Job, Reputation)

"The last job I applied for was to be a bus driver for the Chicago Transit Authority in 1957."
- Vernon Jordan
(Related: Authority, Chicago, Job)

"Ummm, there is not just one good thing about being a VJ, it is a package deal. It is a fun job and you get paid to party and have a good time and make people have a good time, which is great."
- Nafisa Joseph
(Related: Time, People, Being, Fun, Job, Party)

"Before, being a model, it was just a job, and I was making fun of it. But today, I take my career more seriously. The fact that a reader may buy an Armani item because she'd seen it on me in a magazine is very important to me. So much so that I intend to launch my own label."
- Milla Jovovich
(Related: Being, Career, Fact, Fun, Job, May, Today)

"I have known lots of adults who enjoyed similar enthusiasms as a kid and weren't encouraged and then didn't go anywhere with it and so they're unhappy in their jobs as adults."
- William Joyce
(Related: Jobs)

"Just the fact that I've lived more, and I'm not concerned about when I am going to get my next job anymore. This business is free-lance and it's not a steady job. Younger, I would have been more preoccupied with myself."
- Raul Julia
(Related: Business, Fact, Job)

"It's not that there are no masters, but that there are many. And the job of the solicitor general is to balance those masters and to accommodate them all, each in their proper places, wisely and well and in so doing to represent the people of the United States."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: People, Balance, Job, states, United)

"I think that if there are positions that you can't argue... then the responsibility is probably to resign. If one's own conscience is opposed to the requirements and responsibilities of the job, then it's time to leave the job."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Time, Conscience, Job, Responsibility)

"And what my constitutional values are are wholly irrelevant to the job, and so neither you nor anyone else will know what they are."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Values, Job, Will)

"But generally speaking, people weren't fired, art jobs were very hard to get, so something really calamitous had to happen to a person who was working there in order for you to find a space."
- Gil Kane
(Related: Art, People, Jobs, Order, Space)

"Unlike life, you've got more or less complete control over what's going on in your stories. That's not to say you can make characters do whatever you want them to - they usually have a life of their own if you've done your job properly."
- Paul Kane
(Related: Life, Control, Job, Want)

"I think I understand something about space. I think the job of a sculptor is spatial as much as it is to do with form."
- Anish Kapoor
(Related: Job, Space)

"These Americans are among the working poor with full-time jobs earning $5.15 an hour. Millions fall into this boat, even more when you consider that the poverty line has not been adequately adjusted to reflect the true level of poverty in this country."
- Marcy Kaptur
(Related: Americans, Country, Jobs, Poor, Poverty)

"Since President Bush took office, we have lost 3 million more good jobs."
- Marcy Kaptur
(Related: Jobs, Office, President)

"And for a very special group of people, we've provided their only job. I'm speaking of course of the disabled. They have stated they don't want a hand out just a hand. We are happy to give them one."
- Carl Karcher
(Related: People, Job, Want)

"My job is to provide the president with the richest possible consideration, so that he knows what is at stake in whatever decision he makes."
- Leon Kass
(Related: Decision, Consideration, Job, President)

"The only theism worthy of our respect believes in God not because of the way the world is made but in spite of that. The only theism that is no less profound than the Buddha's atheism is that represented in the Bible by Job and Jeremiah."
- Walter Kaufmann
(Related: God, Bible, Atheism, Job, Respect, World)

"Job's forthright indictment of the injustice of this world is surely right. The ways of the world are weird and much more unpredictable than either scientists or theologians generally make things look."
- Walter Kaufmann
(Related: Injustice, Job, Right, Scientists, World)

"A society in which vocation and job are separated for most people gradually creates an economy that is often devoid of spirit, one that frequently fills our pocketbooks at the cost of emptying our souls."
- Sam Keen
(Related: Society, People, Economy, Job, Spirit, Vocation)

"I thought Jack's directing job was the best thing about the film."
- Harvey Keitel
(Related: Thought, Film, Job)

"All actors do that. Should do that and do that. For the most part. I say all actors. I'm exaggerating, but you know who does and who doesn't. Vince is a wonderful young actor who knows his work and did a beautiful job on this film."
- Harvey Keitel
(Related: Work, Actor, Actors, Film, Job)

"The character I play in Star Quality says acting is the be-all and end-all of her life. I'm not like that. I do enjoy working and I give every job my best shot but I never feel, What on Earth am I going to do now?"
- Penelope Keith
(Related: Life, Quality, Character, Acting, Earth, End, Job, Now, Play)

"Well, our economy is very strong and growing. We have created 5.4 million new jobs in the last 3 years. Our unemployment rate is better than the average unemployment rate of the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s."
- Ric Keller
(Related: Economy, Jobs, Unemployment, Years)

"The characters emerge from my rather twisted mind. That's another enjoyable part of the job making stuff up."
- Jonathan Kellerman
(Related: Job, Mind)

"Each novel is harder than its predecessor because I must work harder at not repeating myself. However, I enjoy the challenge. This is the greatest job in the world."
- Jonathan Kellerman
(Related: Work, Challenge, Job, World)

"That's what's so great about my job. I get paid to do what got me in trouble in grade school space out and play with my imaginary friends. In terms of Isaac, when the time's right."
- Jonathan Kellerman
(Related: Time, Friends, Job, Play, Right, School, Space, Trouble)

"My mother had gotten a job as a receptionist at a dancing school and had the idea that we should open our own dancing school; we did, and it prospered."
- Gene Kelly
(Related: Mother, Idea, Dancing, Job, Open, School)

"I'd studied dance in Chicago every summer end taught it all winter, and I was well-rounded. I wasn't worried about getting a job on Broadway. In fact, I got one the first week."
- Gene Kelly
(Related: Dance, Chicago, End, Fact, First, Job, Summer, Winter)

"There's been a lot of discussion about NASA culture and changing that. I think our culture has always been one of trying to do a very difficult job and do it well."
- Mark Kelly
(Related: Culture, Job, Trying)

"I think I was very interested in the space program as a kid, watching the first Apollo missions to the moon, and it's something I thought that would be a lot of, of fun and exciting and a very worthwhile job."
- Mark Kelly
(Related: Thought, First, Fun, Job, Moon, Space)

"The growth of Stewart Airport creates new jobs for area residents, brings new business and new travelers to the region, and brings new convenient travel options to those of us living in the Hudson Valley."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Business, Travel, Growth, Jobs, Living, Options)

"Small businesses provide 75 percent of new U.S. jobs and are the backbone of our economy, and no outdated ban should be keeping small business owners from collecting the same interest their money could earn if it were held by an individual."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Business, Money, Economy, Interest, Jobs)

"Promoting job creation and economic growth in the Hudson Valley is one of my top priorities in Congress."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Growth, Congress, Creation, Job, Priorities)

"When people lack jobs, opportunity, and ownership of property they have little or no stake in their communities."
- Jack Kemp
(Related: People, Opportunity, Jobs, Ownership, Property)

"In my public service, I treasure my friendship with law enforcement officers. I admire what they do and support them in every aspect of their job. I have always looked upon law enforcement officers as my friends."
- Dirk Kempthorne
(Related: Friendship, Job, Law, Public, Service, Support, Treasure)

"Sure it's a big job; but I don't know anyone who can do it better than I can."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Job)

"If you're playing within your capability, what's the point? If you're not pushing your own technique to its own limits with the risk that it might just crumble at any moment, then you're not really doing your job."
- Nigel Kennedy
(Related: Job, Limits, Risk)

"All my jobs have been with food in one way or another since 1948. My parents were in the hotel business, and I just loved the warm hearted people who worked so hard with such good humor."
- Graham Kerr
(Related: Food, Humor, Business, People, Jobs, Parents)

"A lawyer is never entirely comfortable with a friendly divorce, anymore than a good mortician wants to finish his job and then have the patient sit up on the table."
- Jean Kerr
(Related: Divorce, Job)

"My dad worked several jobs to pay for my expense in skating."
- Nancy Kerrigan
(Related: Dad, Jobs)

"NAFTA recognizes the reality of today's economy - globalization and technology. Our future is not in competing at the low-level wage job; it is in creating high-wage, new technology jobs based on our skills and our productivity."
- John F. Kerry
(Related: Technology, Economy, Future, Globalization, Job, Jobs, Productivity, Reality, Today, Wage)

"The biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee how to fail intelligently. We have to train him to experiment over and over and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Work, Job, Trying, Will)

"We often say that the biggest job we have is to teach a newly hired employee to fail intelligently... to experiment over and over again and to keep on trying and failing until he learns what will work."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Work, Job, Trying, Will)

"When I was a little kid I used to play with guys twice my age, so, I was the last one picked, so if I picked I knew that I had to get the ball to the scorer if I wanted to stay on the court, so that was pretty much my job."
- Jason Kidd
(Related: Age, Court, Job, Play, Pretty)

"Salary stories are intrusive. Do you ask your neighbour what they earn for their job?"
- Nicole Kidman
(Related: Job)

"Showing up at school already able to read is like showing up at the undertaker's already embalmed: people start worrying about being put out of their jobs."
- Florence King
(Related: People, Being, Jobs, School)

"Communications is the number one major in America today. CNN had 25,000 applicants for five intern jobs this summer."
- Larry King
(Related: America, Jobs, Summer, Today)

"The U.N. is capable of endless process and mindless psychobabble, but as far as getting the job done on the ground, I just don't see them doing it."
- Peter King
(Related: Job)

"Again, we saw in Bosnia - we had U.N. peacekeepers tied to trees, being taken hostage. The fact is they don't have the type of deliberate and authoritative rule that I think is needed to get the job done."
- Peter King
(Related: Being, Fact, Job, Trees)

"When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, "Why god? Why me?" and the thundering voice of God answered, "There's just something about you that pisses me off.""
- Stephen King
(Related: Family, Life, God, Job, Voice)

"Whatever your life's work is, do it well. A man should do his job so well that the living, the dead, and the unborn could do it no better."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Work, Life, Job, Living, Man)

"I have a rather naive approach, I think, to my job."
- Ben Kingsley
(Related: Job)

"Harvard is first and foremost a university and not a consulting operation, and our job here is to teach and to research and to create knowledge on Asia in conjunction and in cooperation with scholars as well as with political, intellectual, and cultural leaders in Asia."
- William Kirby
(Related: Knowledge, Consulting, Cooperation, First, Job, Leaders, Research, University)

"I am honest and want to hear what the people have to say. I do not want to enrich myself in this job."
- Nestor Kirchner
(Related: People, Job, Want)

"When you look at the state of the economy right now, you have to set a priority. And my top priority is the deficit of jobs and economic growth, and especially this perception that the United States could be falling behind especially Asian economies."
- Mark Kirk
(Related: Growth, Perception, Economy, Jobs, Now, Right, State, states, United)

"Secretary Rumsfeld used to represent parts of our district in the 1960s. I think that he and his team have done a masterful job in defeating Iraqi forces quickly and decisively."
- Mark Kirk
(Related: Job)

"Let's take care of the necessities first: give people jobs, and find a way to get us out of poverty."
- Eartha Kitt
(Related: People, Care, Jobs, Poverty)

"The job in Wisconsin was the first genuine offer of an academic job in a university which I received."
- Stephen Cole Kleene
(Related: First, Job, University)

"Today's business and health care climate may not be pleasant. Cutbacks, pay cuts and layoffs do not make anyone's job easy. But that does not mean that the humor need stop."
- Allen Klein
(Related: Business, Health, Humor, Care, Climate, Job, May, Today)

"Your job is to umpire for the ball and not the player."
- Bill Klem
(Related: Job, Umpire)

"In my job you can't just put your head in the sand and throw partisan bombshells. You have to get results."
- Amy Klobuchar
(Related: Job, Results)

"It didn't seem remotely possible. I had no idea how people got those jobs, I didn't know what the steps were, it never even dawned on me. It seemed so outside the realm of possibility."
- Chuck Klosterman
(Related: People, Idea, Possibility, Jobs)

"In Fargo, they say, well, that's a job. How well do you get paid? For example, for this book I was written about in Entertainment Weekly, and it was kind of cool because my mom asked me if Entertainment Weekly was a magazine or a newspaper."
- Chuck Klosterman
(Related: Mom, Entertainment, Example, Job)

"The biggest hurdle to writing Fargo Rock City was that I couldn't afford a home computer - I had to get a new job so I could buy a computer. It could all change though. In five years, I could be back at some daily newspaper, which wouldn't be so bad."
- Chuck Klosterman
(Related: Change, Home, Computer, Job, Writing, Years)

"The writer who can't do his job looks to his editor to do it for him, though he won't dream of sharing his royalties with that editor."
- Alfred A. Knopf
(Related: Dream, Job, Sharing, Writer)

"I want to assure you that working in transition period is an ungrateful job for any honest government."
- Robert Kocharian
(Related: Government, Job, Want)

"I believe that it is my job not only to write books but to have them published. A book is like a child. You have to defend the life of a child."
- George Konrad
(Related: Life, Books, Job)

"There are many stressed single parents who may be working two jobs in order to keep the family together."
- C. Everett Koop
(Related: Family, Jobs, May, Order, Parents)

"My experience with the Junior League, when I worked in Philadelphia for four years in reference to children's things, is that whenever they were asked they responded. They always responded with sincerity, and they did a good job."
- C. Everett Koop
(Related: Experience, Children, Job, Sincerity, Years)

"People shouldn't expect the mass media to do investigative stories. That job belongs to the 'fringe' media."
- Ted Koppel
(Related: People, Job, Media)

"The responsibility that I feel is to do as good a job as a journalist as I can possibly do."
- Ted Koppel
(Related: Job, Responsibility)

"Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out."
- Michael Korda
(Related: Success, Desire, Fact, Hate, Job, Pleasure)

"Moreover, statistics can be deceiving: the growth of jobs in the US in the 90s was due to many part-time jobs, with no benefits and generally low pay."
- David Korten
(Related: Growth, Benefits, Jobs, Statistics)

"It's true that the more you put in the more you get out and that has to be there I think, If you aren't really hooked on your instrument this job would be a hell on earth but if you are, it's the best."
- Leo Kottke
(Related: Earth, Hell, Job)

"I am evidence that you don't have to sell a lot of records or succeed in the usual way to have a big audience and a job."
- Leo Kottke
(Related: Job, Succeed)

"The game has a cleanness. If you do a good job, the numbers say so. You don't have to ask anyone or play politics. You don't have to wait for the reviews."
- Sandy Koufax
(Related: Politics, Job, Numbers, Play)

"Children are not simply commodities to be herded into line and trained for the jobs that white people who live in segregated neighborhoods have available."
- Jonathan Kozol
(Related: People, Children, Jobs)

"What I tell these young people is, the world is not as dangerous as the older generation would like you to believe. Anyone I know who has ever taken a risk and lost a job has ended up getting a better one two years later."
- Jonathan Kozol
(Related: People, Job, Risk, World, Years)