Just when you think you know the answers, I change the questions.— Roddy Piper
Bumbling lack of professionalism quotes that are about famous professionalism
In my early professional years I was asking the question: How can I treat, or cure, or change this person? Now I would phrase the question in this way: How can I provide a relationship which this person may use for his own personal growth?
Amateurs study tactics; professionals study logistics.
The whole educational and professional training system is a very elaborate filter, which just weeds out people who are too independent, and who think for themselves, and who don't know how to be submissive, and so on -- because they're dysfunctional to the institutions.
Bank robbery is an initiative of amateurs. True professionals establish a bank.
The amateurs discuss tactics: the professionals discuss logistics
I can not do everything, but I can do something. I must not fail to do the something that I can do.
When you get hit that's when you've got to be calm.
A professional fighter has to learn how to hit and not get hit, and at the same time be exciting. That's what professional boxing is about. You've got to be clever, you've got to be smart, and not get hit, and when you're able to do this, you're a fighter.
Every war results from the struggle for markets and spheres of influence, and every war is sold to the public by professional liars and totally sincere religious maniacs, as a Holy Crusade to save God and Goodness from Satan and Evil.
Which of my photographs is my favorite? The one I'm going to take tomorrow.
A professional player is smarter than a college man.
He uses his noodle. He knows what to do and when to do it. He rarely goes up in the air as is the case with most of our college players when they get in a tight place.
If you want to change attitudes, start with a change in behavior.
In other words, begin to act the part, as well as you can, of the person you would rather be, the person you most want to become. Gradually, the old, fearful person will fade away.
It was not very easy for a woman to impose herself as a modern artist in Germany… Most of our male colleagues continued for a long time to look upon us as charming and gifted amateurs, denying us implicitly any real professional status.
Never be afraid to try something new.
Remember that a lone amateur built the Ark. A large group of professionals built the Titanic.
There is no mat space for malcontents or dissenters.
One must neither celebrate insanely when he wins, nor sulk when he loses. He accepts victory professionally, humbly; he hates defeat, but makes no poor display of it.
If it makes you laugh, if it makes you cry, if it rips out your heart, that's a good picture.
For years mental health professionals taught people that they could be psychologically healthy without social support, that “unless you love yourself, no one else will love you.”…The truth is, you cannot love yourself unless you have been loved and are loved. The capacity to love cannot be built in isolation
Almost all the noblest things that have been achieved in the world, have been achieved by poor men; poor scholars, poor professional men, poor artisans and artists, poor philosophers, poets, and men of genius.
Since the beginning, I always loved the game.
When you grow up in Montreal, one day you want to be a professional hockey player. When I was six or seven, I knew that was what I wanted.
The best there is, the best there was, and the best there ever will be
In each succeeding war there is a tendency to proclaim as something new the principles under which it is conducted. Not only those who have never studied or experienced the realities of war, but also professional soldiers frequently fall into the error. But the principles of warfare as I learned them at West Point remain unchanged.
While I have served in public office for 30 years, my professional training is as a pharmacist, not a lawyer or an accountant.
Professional wrestling is in my blood. I may have second guessed it in the past, but I know it now.
If a professional musician in a symphony orchestra is playing Beethoven.
But this particular orchestra have played this particular chestnut so many times, they can play it in their sleep. Does the genius remain present in the music or not?
I am not a chef. I am not even a trained or professional cook. My qualification is as an eater.
Evangelism is not a professional job for a few trained men, but is instead the unrelenting responsibility of every person who belongs to the company of Jesus.
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Teachers, I believe, are the most responsible and important members of society because their professional efforts affect the fate of the earth.
Money is not a motivating factor. Money doesn't thrill me or make me play better because there are benefits to being wealthy. I'm just happy with a ball at my feet. My motivation comes from playing the game I love. If I wasn't paid to be a professional footballer I would willingly play for nothing.
I think it's my personality to overcome things, learn from them and become stronger, both personally and professionally. To be honest, I welcome those hardships.
If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.
Whatcha gonna do, when Hulkamania runs wild on you!
Professional football in America is a special game, a unique game .
.. It is a rare game. The men who play it make it so. All of them are fearless. All of them are strong, quick. And all of them are part of a story that began long ago. A story written by men who found, in the sport, a demanding measure for their own courage and ability.
A professional is someone who can do his best work when he doesn't feel like it.
I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days. If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry Ford might have been a household word today.
I always thought I wanted to play professionally, and I always knew that to do that I'd have to make a lot of sacrifices. I made sacrifices by leaving Argentina, leaving my family to start a new life. I changed my friends, my people. Everything. But everything I did, I did for football, to achieve my dream.