It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
The very first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
Only amateurs say that they write for their own amusement. Writing is not an amusing occupation. It is a combination of ditch-digging, mountain-climbing, treadmill and childbirth. Writing may be interesting, absorbing, exhilarating, racking, relieving. But amusing? Never!
If you make listening and observation your occupation you will gain much more than you can by talk.
By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.
Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed.
There will be no recognition of Israel and there will be no security for the occupation and colonization forces. Resistance will remain our strategic option.
The world should commit Israel to withdraw from our territories and stop occupation and aggression, and allow the Palestinian people to establish their independent state.
Man finds nothing so intolerable as to be in a state of complete rest, without passions, without occupation, without diversion, without effort. Then he feels his nullity, loneliness, inadequacy, dependence, helplessness, emptiness.
Our trip to Moscow opens new prospects for peace in the Middle East. Our people want simple things: to be free and to have sovereignty. All this is impossible without an end to the occupation.
Life without absorbing occupation is hell; joy consists in forgetting life.
By rights, satire is a lonely and introspective occupation, for nobody can describe a fool to the life without much patient self-inspection.
The international community has the moral responsibility of aiding a people under occupation; however, we will not beg for their money.
Another occupation might have been better.
There is no way forward without ending the occupation.
Beware of a misfit occupation. . . . Consider carefully your natural bent, whether for business or a profession.
Monotony is the law of nature. Look at the monotonous manner in which the sun rises. The monotony of necessary occupation is exhilarating and life giving.
Writing is a solitary occupation.
There can be no peace if the occupation continues.
Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious occupation of manhood.
Blessed is the man who has some congenial work, some occupation in which he can put his heart, and which affords a complete outlet to all the forces there are in him.
Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can't have too many friends because then you're just not really friends.
Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which we have not yet developed tools that make an average person capable of competence and performance. In teaching we rely on the 'naturals,' the ones who somehow know how to teach.
Winter is not a season, it's an occupation.
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