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My son is now an 'entrepreneur.' That's what you're called when you don't have a job.
Find a job you like and you add five days to every week.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I'm innocent. You've got to believe I'm innocent. If you don't, take my job.
Richard M. Nixon
Our job is to bring the dead facts to life.
It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work.
There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes.
William J. Brennan, Jr.
If you can do a half-assed job of anything, you're a one-eyed man in a kingdom of the blind.
You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job.
Laurence J. Peter
If you have a job without any aggravations, you don't have a job.
When a man marries his mistress it creates a job opportunity.
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.
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
I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their job.
It's a great excuse and luxury, having a job and blaming it for your inability to do your own art. When you don't have to work, you are left with the horror of facing your own lack of imagination and your own emptiness. A devastating possibility when finally time is your own.
It's just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It's an acting job - acting natural.
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.
The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Any man who has had the job I've had and didn't have a sense of humor wouldn't still be here.
Harry S Truman
My job is to give the president and secretary of defense military advice before they know they need it.
John W. Vessey, Jr.
The role we can play every day, if we try, is to take the whole experience of every day and shape it to involve American man. It is our job to interest him in his community and to give his ideas the excitement they should have.
John Hay Whitney
Watching foreign affairs is sometimes like watching a magician; the eye is drawn to the hand performing the dramatic flourishes, leaving the other hand - the one doing the important job - unnoticed.
David K. Shipler
It is not our job to apply laws that have not yet been written.
John Paul Stevens
Working for a federal agency was like trying to dislodge a prune skin from the roof of the mouth. More enterprise went into the job than could be justified by the results.
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