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"Consider calling it a challenge rather than calling it a crisis." - Mary Anne Radmacher

"The medical professionals are a lot more comfortable calling it 'depression' than calling it 'loneliness." - Patch Adams

"Have I missed a national holiday? There must be celebrations in the streets for you to be home at this hour of the day." "I'm calling it Summerset Goes Mute Day. The city's gone mad with joy." - Nora Roberts

"If we begin to see how the gospel is able to change our work, it can have a profound effect on our sense of calling and the meaning behind the work that we do day-in and day-out." - David Kim

"A father's calling is eternal and its importance transcends time. It is a calling for both time and eternity." - Ezra Taft Benson

"It makes me feel like a very special person, that I'm able to make my living with my imagination. I developed a big respect for my calling while I was in school, and it remains with me to this day." - Tommy Lee Jones

"The secret to living a strong life is right in front of you, calling to you every day. It can be found in your emotional reaction to specific moments in your life." - Marcus Buckingham

"Egypt is in the second day of angry street protests. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is calling for calm. Because nothing calms an enraged Arab country like a powerful woman ordering it around." - Conan O'Brien

"I have been up to my head just with calling people, I call about 50 to 100 people a day." - Richard Simmons

"Calling George Bush shallow is like calling a dwarf short." - Molly Ivins

"Mostly by [listening to] Green Day. I listened to music a little bit before I had heard of them, but after I'd heard of them, I knew music was my calling. I listened to it all day, and I loved it so much that I wanted to be a part of it, so I worked on being in a band from there." - Agent M

"Calling a tail a leg does not make it a leg." - Abraham Lincoln

"Playwriting isn't a calling so much as it is a hazing process." - Paula Vogel

"Listen. Are you breathing just a little and calling it a life?" - Mary Oliver

"You have a song, and people know it. It's like a calling card for you." - Steve Forbert

"Listen-are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?" - Mary Oliver

"How does one magnify a calling? Simply by performing the service that pertains to it." - Thomas S Monson

"Composition is a way of living out your philosophy and calling it art." - Brian Eno

"Name the season's first hurricane Zelda and fool Mother Nature into calling it a year." - Robert Breault

"Obama says he's bringing 10,000 troops home. The Republicans are calling it a failed jobs program." - Christopher Titus

"Name the season's first hurricane Zelda and fool Mother Nature into calling it a year." - Robert Breault

"Name the season's first hurricane Zelda and fool Mother Nature into calling it a year." - Robert Brault

"I don't go around calling myself a fat girl. It doesn't feel fun to me." - Sarah Baker

"Becoming an actor? If it's not a calling, don't do it. It's too hard." - Sandra Oh

"Charisma is a sign of the calling. Saints and pilgrims are defiantly moved by it." - B. W. Powe

"The work is a calling. It demands that type of obsession." - John Pomfret

"Whatever your calling is as a service, follow it - that's beautiful." - Hill Harper

"Gymnastics was my calling. I think it chose me in a lot of ways." - Dominique Moceanu

"I will continue to speak in defense of freedom until the day I die. It's just that simple. It's not even a choice. It's a calling." - Pamela Geller

"I'd got to the end of my tether with the negative press. There's only so much you can take of every single day hearing yourself being called a slag or a bitch or a slapper or ugly or thick or whatever it is they're calling me. You kind of get to a point where you just don't want it any more." - Jodie Marsh

"I was always painting when I was a kid. But then when I handled a camera when I was 17, that was it for me. I loved photography. I would work 4 or 5 hours a day. It was like a calling." - David Lachapelle

"I cannot imagine a more satisfying calling than my own: beauty, humanity, and history every day, combined with the cathartic joy of singing." - Renee Fleming

"The universe must be full of voices, calling from star to star in a myriad tongues. One day we shall join that cosmic conversation." - Arthur C Clarke

"Sex appeal is in the workplace every day of the week. I'm not saying that's the only calling card, but it's a whole crayon box." - Barbara Corcoran

"Racing is a calling, a passion." - Janet Guthrie

"Writing is a calling, not a choice." - Isabel Allende

"Ronnie had it right calling it Torture. That is a much more accurate description the way I see it." - Ronald Coase

"The water has a Water that is driving it; The spirit has a Spirit that is Calling it." - Rumi

"The good thing about not calling it a Constitution is that no one can ask for a referendum on it." - Giuliano Amato

"You were ambitious - for your life, what it was like when you woke up in the morning, and not for some attainment. Like most people who did not answer a particular calling from an early age, you placed work beside yourself; any occupation would fill up your day but not your heart. I liked that about you. I liked it enormously." - Lionel Shriver

"It is the very wantonness of folly for a man to search out the frets and burdens of his calling and give his mind every day to a consideration of them. They belong to human life. They are inevitable. Brooding only gives them strength." - Henry Ward Beecher

"It's supposed to feel good to throw a brick at the right people. There is a long tradition of naming and ridiculing and shaming and calling the villains what they are. Usually it was the artistocracy of the day and satire was the only way to speak truth to power." - John Cusack

"Although I had resigned my commission as an officer two years before, I immediately left Switzerland, accompanied by my wife, in order to report for duty. As it happened, a wire reached me a day later calling me to the colors." - Fritz Kreisler

"Having deadlines helps because people are constantly breathing down my neck, and tapping their toes waiting for pages. So I just have to work nine to five. If I didn't have deadlines then I might be more of a golden hour kind of guy, writing from eight to noon and calling it a day, but that's just not the way I work right now." - David Lindsayabaire

"It is a way of calling a man a fool when no attention is given to what he says." - Roger L'Estrange

"For anyone who has that calling and is trying also to make a living at it, it is really hard." - Julie Gold

"Day by day the old order of things changes, and new modes of thought pass over our world, and it may be that, before many years, talking will have taken the place of literature, and the personal screech silenced the music of impersonal utterance. Something of the dignity of the literary calling will probably be lost, and it is perhaps a dangerous thing for a country to be too eloquent." - Oscar Wilde

"My day starts with customers and ends with customers. So anything that's going on is second to activities that involve customers or partners. So if there is a meeting planned for the day that is an internal meeting, unless it's about making sure we can meet the payroll, the thing that comes first is calling on a customer or calling on a partner." - John W Thompson

"What was your dream? It seemed to me that a woman in white raiment, graceful and fair to look upon, came towards me and calling me by name said: On the third day, Socrates, thou shalt reach the coast of fertile Phthia." - Plato

"I work out every day just to keep in shape. I feel like I never want to get stuck in a position where when you need somebody with great arms, you call Anthony Mackie. That hasn't been the calling card for my career, and nor do I want it to be." - Anthony Mackie

"But it did not all happen in a day, this giving over of himself, body and soul, to the man-animals. He could not immediately forego his wild heritage and his memories of the Wild. There were days when he crept to the edge of the forest and stood and listened to something calling him far and away." - Jack London

"I keep calling it the I-thought. It's a thought. There is no I. This gives you a clue." - Robert Adams

"Perhaps the time has come to cease calling it the "environmentalist" view, as though it were a lobbying effort outside the mainstream of human activity, and to start calling it the real-world view." - E O Wilson

"Perhaps the time has come to cease calling it the 'environmentalist' view, as though it were a lobbying effort outside the mainstream of human activity, and to start calling it the real-world view." - E O Wilson

"What I saw day-to-day is like people who are actually asking for freedom, calling for freedom - protesting, singing, chanting, calling for the removal of the regime - plain and simple. And of course there were clashes there because people, they tried to remove those protesters from Tahrir. And I was, like, doing my job as a doctor treating them." - Bassem Youssef

"...that is our calling: to show that there is a reality in personal relationship, and not just words about it." - Francis Schaeffer

"When nonviolence begins halfway through the war with the aggressor calling time out, it exposes itself as a ruse." - Ta-Nehisi Coates

"That's for calling your father a fool. It may be true, but it's disrespectful. Brian Fraser to teenage Jamie" - Diana Gabaldon

"Something new has been added, a new art of sound. Am I wrong in calling it music?" - Pierre Schaeffer

"I mean, I think everybody realizes that calling people racist is a waste of time; nobody buys it anymore." - Bernard Goldberg

"Skeptics question the validity of a particular claim by calling for evidence to prove or disprove it." - Michael Shermer

"Russia needs a strong state power and must have it. But I am not calling for totalitarianism." - Vladimir Putin

"John Legend is a nickname that some friends started calling me, and it kind of grew into my stage name." - John Legend

"Let's be about leaving this world better than we find it each and every day. Our life is a testimony and through us divine loving is becoming more manifest. Greater good is calling upon us here in this world to be done this day. One of my rallying calls is let's go out and do some good. This is who we are. This is what we are about." - John Morton

"Calling fishing a hobby is like calling brain surgery a job." - Paul Schullery

"Calling Atheism a religion is like calling bald a hair color." - Don Hirschberg

"Calling a taxi in Texas is like calling a rabbi in Iraq." - Fran Lebowitz

"Calling EMACS an editor is like calling the Earth a hunk of dirt." - Chris DiBona

"As a Christian, my highest calling is not motherhood; my highest calling is to follow Christ." - Rachel Held Evans

"When your dad's a cop, calling 911 is really just like calling Dad at work." - Ryan Reynolds

"My cousin just got married for the totally wrong reasons. She married a man for money. She wasn't real subtle about it. Instead of calling him her fiance, she kept calling him her financee." - Rita Rudner

"The Internet and Twitter and all these things are very powerful, but it also means sometimes that instead of having a dialogue we just start calling folks - calling each other names. And that's true on the left or the right." - Barack Obama

"You have to trust that if you are calling my name in a way that is offensive to me, I'm going to share it with you. But you also have to know what your feelings are behind calling me "bell."" - Bell Hooks

"London Calling - Yes, I was there, too, And you know what they said? Well some of it was true. London Calling at the top of the dial... And after all this, won't you give me a smile?" - Joe Strummer

"Any time you have a situation in which you are calling for more time rather than calling for Iraq to immediately comply, it plays into the hands of Saddam Hussein." - Condoleezza Rice

"Fathers, yours is an eternal calling from which you are never released. Callings in the Church, as important as they are, by their very nature are only for a period of time, and then an appropriate release takes place. But a father's calling is eternal, and its importance transcends time. It is a calling for both time and eternity." - Ezra Taft Benson

"Now, among the heresies that are spoken in this matter is the habit of calling a grey day a "colourless" day. Grey is a colour, and can be a very powerful and pleasing colour.... A grey clouded sky is indeed a canopy between us and the sun; so is a green tree, if it comes to that. But the grey umbrellas differ as much as the green in their style and shape, in their tint and tilt. One day may be grey like steel, and another grey like dove's plumage. One may seem grey like the deathly frost, and another grey like the smoke of substantial kitchens." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Now, among the heresies that are spoken in this matter is the habit of calling a grey day a "colourless" day. Grey is a colour, and can be a very powerful and pleasing colour.... A grey clouded sky is indeed a canopy between us and the sun; so is a green tree, if it comes to that. But the grey umbrellas differ as much as the green in their style and shape, in their tint and tilt. One day may be grey like steel, and another grey like dove's plumage. One may seem grey like the deathly frost, and another grey like the smoke of substantial kitchens." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"But persistent name calling? that prolongs hurt. It stretches out. Each nasty word stretches the rubber band further away until finally, one day, it snaps back at you with maximum impact" - Randa Abdel-Fattah

"But so far, you know who's been violating the nuclear nonproliferation pact day and night? Those who signed it. Iran, Iraq, Libya and Iran violates it while calling for Israel's destruction and racing to develop atomic weapons to that end." - Benjamin Netanyahu

"If your calling is media, if your calling is media, fine, if your calling is sports, whatever it is, but you've gotta be the greatest you can be now. Now. Before America is so completely altered and we're left with Hillary's brain, in the Oval Office, in a jar. Because that's what we're getting." - Matt Drudge

"Germany calling! Germany Calling!" - William Joyce

"There never was a set of men since God made the world under a stronger responsibility to warn this generation, to lift up our voices long and loud, day and night as far as we have the opportunity and declare the words of God unto this generation. We are required to do this. This is our calling. It is our duty. It is our business." - Wilford Woodruff

"He was calling it an atonic seizure because, even if he didn't know why it had happened, it was important to give it a cool name." - Ben Aaronovitch

"Being a father or a mother is not only a great challenge, it is a divine calling. It is an effort requiring consecration." - James E Faust

"I couldn't get the laughter out of my head. It wasn't career. It wasn't even a choice. It was a calling." - Carol Burnett

"I was raised in a wonderful family of faith. It was church on Sunday morning and grace before dinner, but my Christian faith became real for me when I made a personal decision for Christ when I was a freshman in college, and I've tried to live that out however imperfectly every day of my life since, and with my wife at my side, we've followed a calling in the public service where we've tried to keep faith with values that we cherish." - Mike Pence

"President Bush spent the day calling names he couldn't pronounce in countries he never knew existed." - Jay Leno

"If you call a tail a leg, how many legs has a dog? Five? No, calling a tail a leg don't make it a leg." - Abraham Lincoln

"The test of a first-rate work, and a test of your sincerity in calling it a first-rate work, is that you finish it." - Arnold Bennett

"By calling it a memoir, I meant is as a collection of memories. I thought it was (a more) artful (title) than documentary." - Natalie Merchant

"If I could throw my phone away, I would probably do it. It's always on silent, and I don't like when it rings and people are calling. We could live without those things in the past when we just had a phone on the street somewhere, on the corner or at the house. I have no interest in telling all the people what I do every day and where I am." - Kimi Raikkonen

"How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg." - Abraham Lincoln

""If a man finds it very hard to forgive injuries, let him look at a Crucifix, and think that Christ shed all His Blood for him, and not only forgave His enemies, but even prayed His Heavenly Father to forgive them also. Let him remember that when he says the Pater Noster, every day, instead of asking pardon for his sins, he is calling down vengeance on himself."" - Philip Neri

"I received my calling and accepted it at around 18." - Michael Eric Dyson

"People don't choose their calling, it chooses them." - Richard Leider

"It wasn't a cutdown to call someone a Mexican. It would kill my career to refer to someone as Mexican today. It's like calling me an American." - David Spade

"I play Irish popular music, yeah? Calling it folk is like putting it in a box. It's a living tradition, you know?" - Shane Macgowan

"A job is how you make money. A career is how you make your mark. A calling is how you acknowledge a higher vision, whatever it may be." - Deepak Chopra

"Buying an aggregator and calling it a content play is a little like a company's announcing plans to improve its cash position by hiring a counterfeiter." - Bill Keller

"When I tell somebody to do something I'm not going to get a lobbyist calling me the next day to say please don't do that even though it's good for America." - Donald Trump

"A journalist is a person who has mistaken their calling." - Otto Von Bismarck

"I think calling someone a character is a compliment." - Errol Morris

"True initiation is a response to an inner calling; it requires that you face personal challenges heroically and experience a genuine rebirth into a new way of being." - Alberto Villoldo

"War on terror' is a misnomer. It would be like calling America's involvement in World War II a 'war on kamikazism.' Terrorism, like kamikazism, is a tactic." - Dinesh D'Souza

"The best thing a girl can be is a good wife and mother. It is a girl's highest calling. I hope I am ready." - Nancy E. Turner

"There is nothing more inspiring than having a mind unfold before you. Let people teach who have a calling. It is never just a job." - Abraham Kaplan

"I can't remember a time when I didn't want to be a reporter. I don't know where I got the idea that it was a romantic calling." - Charles Kuralt

"Calling a show a 'guilty pleasure' is like saying 'I'm embarrassed to say I watch it but I can't stop.' That's not a compliment." - Shonda Rhimes

"'War on terror' is a misnomer. It would be like calling America's involvement in World War II a 'war on kamikazism.' Terrorism, like kamikazism, is a tactic." - Dinesh Dsouza

"A young woman hiking alone in the mountains sounds dangerous. In the pre-cell phone era maybe it was, but Ill stop short of calling it foolish." - Claire Cameron

"We find our calling or it finds us, and it's a sin against the fates not to use your talent when you have it." - Erica Jong

"A young woman hiking alone in the mountains sounds dangerous. In the pre-cell phone era maybe it was, but I'll stop short of calling it foolish." - Claire Cameron

"When I read Toni Morrison and Sandra Cisneros as a freshman at Rutgers, it all clicked - that writing was all I wanted to do. It became my calling." - Junot Diaz

"I stand before the Church this day and raise the warning voice. ... It is a voice calling upon the Lords people to prepare for the troubles and desolations which are about to be poured out upon the world without measure. For the moment we live in a day of peace and prosperity but it shall not ever be thus. Great trials lie ahead. All of the sorrows and perils of the past are but a foretaste of what is yet to be. And we must prepare ourselves temporally and spiritually." - Bruce R. McConkie

"What we really are trying to do day to day now is to wake up every day and think about more activist behavior - what we can do to move the needle on the climate crisis, whether it is calling legislators or trying to win the conversation with someone who might not see the issues the way do." - Jon Shenk

"The cat wrinkled its nose and managed to look unimpressed. "Calling cats," it confided, "tends to be a rather overrated activity. Might as well call a whirlwind." - Neil Gaiman

"Duchamp is known for calling a thing art, rather than making it. A lot of that is picked up in pop art, too." - Claes Oldenburg

"Calling gender violence a women's issue is part of the problem. It gives a lot of men an excuse not to pay attention." - Jackson Katz

"I suddenly think the job of acting is a difficult one. It's not as flip, irrelevant and shallow a calling as I thought it was in the Eighties." - Rowan Atkinson

"John legend is a nickname that somebody started calling me a while ago and part of it is 'cos I sound like an old man when I sing." - John Legend

"The physician's highest calling, his only calling, is to make sick people healthy - to heal, as it is termed." - Samuel Hahnemann

"Are you living just a little and calling that life?" - Annie Dillard

"God, here and there, makes madness a calling." - Ray Bradbury

"If I were a painter, you'd be calling me Shaqcasso." - Shaquille O'Neal

"What we do is a calling...we make people happy" - Joan Rivers

"Endorsed by Bob Jones, despite calling Mormonism a "cult"." - Mitt Romney

"...being an effective teacher is a high calling." - Charlie Munger

"Too many people write books as a calling card." - Simon Sinek

"It's hard to have a dialogue when you're name-calling." - Joan Jett

"I pursued a theatre career, and Hollywood came calling." - Len Cariou

"You cannot raise a man up by calling him down." - William J H Boetcker

"If I were a painter, you'd be calling me Shaqcasso." - Shaquille Oneal

"I certainly saw science as a kind of calling, and one with as much legitimacy as a religious calling." - Joshua Lederberg

"It is not by sitting still at a grand distance and calling the human race larvae that men are to be helped." - Albert Einstein

"The more scared we are of a work or calling, the more sure we can be that we have to do it." - Steven Pressfield

"New rule: Stop calling it Obamacare. It's not like Obama will be the doctor for your next prostate exam. That's just a common fantasy of Republican men." - Bill Maher

"A man's calling is written on his true heart, and he discovers it when he enters the frontier of his deep desires." - John Eldredge

"NBC is making a movie about Martha Stewart that will cover the recent stock scandal. They are thinking of calling it 'The Road To Extradition.'" - Conan O'Brien

"I think I must write a book. It has been my cherished dream and I feel an influence that I cannot resist calling me to the task." - Charles W Chesnutt

"We have to actually choose a name," Kane murmured above her head. "We can't keep calling him 'baby.' When he's fifteen he might resent it." - Christine Feehan

"There is a dark place calling to me, but I will not go just yet. I know I can't return from it." - Lauren Destefano

"Once we assuage our conscience by calling something a necessary evil, it begins to look more and more necessary and less and less evil." - Sydney J Harris

"Once we assuage our conscience by calling something a "necessary evil", it begins to look more and more necessary and less and less evil." - Sydney J Harris

"No authentic Messiah would inspire a religion that ended up calling upon the Jews to reject the manifest meaning of Sinai. It is really that simple." - David Klinghoffer

"It was calling me, that button," he offered as his excuse. "I couldn't resist." -MULCH DIGGUMS ON A HIGHLY PRESS-ABLE BUTTON-" - Eoin Colfer

"It is a shortsighted priesthood leader who doesn't see the value in calling upon the sisters to share the understanding and inspiration they possess." - M Russell Ballard

"People love science and all it offers, but they also feel a calling in themselves to the sense of what's deeper." - Adam Frank

"I'm not calling for a boycott on voting. But I think it should be very clear that just voting is not going to solve our problems." - Grace Lee Boggs

"If you are a musician, in my opinion there is no greater experience than to play for one's master. It is the highest calling." - Milarepa



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