Your success in your career will be in direct proportion to what you do after you've done what you are expected to do.
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.
The worst days of those who enjoy what they do are better than the best days of those who don't.
A political career brings out the basest qualities in human nature.
Every writing career starts as a personal quest for sainthood, for self-betterment. Sooner or later, and as a rule quite soon, a man discovers that his pen accomplishes a lot more than his soul.
A little integrity is better than any career.
I have a very busy life, and not many people who have a career and four kids go out a lot to the movies.
I had a lot of anger inside me and that came out at times that were not particularly advantageous to me career-wise.
If I had to choose, I'd choose my friends over my career.
Careers don't seem to be built up in the same way as they were in the 80s.
When one door closes another opens but all too often there is a long hallway in between.
I hope that people look at my whole career and appreciate that I've given everything that I've got.
I was never that much a focus of interest in my career. I'm aware of that now, which doesn't give me a lot of pleasure.
The career of a writer is comparable to that of a woman of easy virtue. You write first for pleasure, later for the pleasure of others and finally for money.
I just feel that at this particular time in my career, I've reached the pinnacle of my career, I've achieved a lot in that short amount of time, if you want to call it short, but I just feel that I don't have anything else to myself to prove.
He was at a starting point which makes many a man's career a fine subject for betting, if there were any gentlemen given to that amusement who could appreciate the complicated probabilities of an arduous purpose. . . .
I look at what I've gone through in my career and I really shouldn't be talking to you now. I should be dead ten times over.
I dont plan on going back to legal work. I wanted an international career, and finance seemed to be where some interesting career opportunities were.
I know at the beginning of our careers, my wife and I were gut wrenchingly competitive.
The best way to predict the future is to study the past, or prognosticate.
If you can dream it, you can make it so.
Certainly there have been better actors than me who have had no careers. Why? I don't know.
The only people who have control over their careers are the ones you see on the covers of magazines. Everyone else is just plodding along making a living. The key is not to live over your means and overdo it.
Literature boils with the madcap careers of writers brought to the edge by the demands of living on their nerves, wringing out their memories and their nightmares to extract meaning, truth, beauty.
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