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    By rights, satire is a lonely and introspective occupation, for nobody can describe a fool to the life without much patient self-inspection.

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The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious occupation of manhood.

The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious occupation of manhood.

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Beware of a misfit occupation. . . . Consider carefully your natural bent, whether for business or a profession.

Beware of a misfit occupation. . . . Consider carefully your natural bent, whether for business or a profession.

by Marshall Field Found in: Occupation Quotes,
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It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquillity and occupation which give happiness.

It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquillity and occupation which give happiness.

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: Occupation Quotes,
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Literature is an occupation in which you have to keep proving your talent to people who have none.

Literature is an occupation in which you have to keep proving your talent to people who have none.

by Jules Renard Found in: Occupation Quotes,
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When occupations come to us we must accept them; when things come to us we must understand them from the read more

When occupations come to us we must accept them; when things come to us we must understand them from the ground up.

by Lu Yen Found in: Occupation Quotes,
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Writing books is certainly a most unpleasant occupation. It is lonesome, unsanitary, and maddening. Many authors go crazy.

Writing books is certainly a most unpleasant occupation. It is lonesome, unsanitary, and maddening. Many authors go crazy.

by H. L. Mencken Found in: Occupation Quotes,
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