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"Life: my favorite occupation." - Dirk Benedict

"Occupation alone is happiness." - Samuel Johnson

"My sole occupation is love." - John of the Cross

"Doin' nothing's a dangerous occupation." - Robert Bolt

"Writing is a solitary occupation." - Bernard Cornwell

"You can't have occupation and human rights." - Christopher Hitchens

"Orchid hunting is a mortal occupation." - Susan Orlean

"The artistic path is a fearless occupation." - Alonzo King

"The human mind ever longs for occupation." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"man's oldest and least reputable occupation - war." - Barbara Ward, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth

"Advertising is a symbol-manipulating occupation" - S I Hayakawa

"Ballin's not a hobby, it's my occupation" - Wiz Khalifa

"Absence of occupation is not rest." - William Cowper

"Tony Blair: Military occupation causes terrorism." - Chris Eubank

"Another occupation might have been better." - F H Bradley

"Self-Preservation is a full-time occupation." - Ani Difranco

"Occupation is the armor of the soul." - George Stillman Hillard

"Occupation is the scythe of time." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"My chosen occupation is' necessarily movie star; I see my chosen occupation as actor." - Sarah Gadon

"My chosen occupation isn't necessarily movie star; I see my chosen occupation as actor." - Sarah Gadon

"My chosen occupation isn't necessarily movie star; I see my chosen occupation as actor." - Sarah Gadon

"Disarmament by war and democracy by occupation are difficult prospects." - Hans Blix

"Love is the natural occupation of the man of leisure." - Charles Baudelaire

"A well-paid occupation is seldom spoken of as "rewarding." - Mason Cooley

"Occupation is the necessary basis of all enjoyment." - Leigh Hunt

"My occupation is assistant storyteller. It is not "icon."" - Harrison Ford

"marriage was a calamity, but it was not an occupation." - Marthe Bibesco

"The invasion and occupation of Iraq is illegal." - Kofi Annan

"Serious occupation is labor that has reference to some want." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"Chess is only a recreation and not an occupation." - Vladimir Lenin

"When love is true there is no truer occupation." - Gordon Lightfoot

"Praise is the highest occupation of any being" - Max Lucado

"Iraq will require US occupation of undetermined length." - Barack Obama

"I think entertainment is a perfectly noble occupation." - Justin Adams

"It is the occupation of a Christian to glorify God." - Don Miller

"My first occupation was to map the country." - John H. Speke

"My occupation now, I suppose, is jail inmate." - Theodore Kaczynski

"There is no way forward without ending the occupation." - Jean Parker

"My chief occupation, despite appearances, has always been love." - Albert Camus

"TV viewing is normally a passive, mindless occupation." - Raymond Arroyo

"Winter is not a season, it's an occupation." - Sinclair Lewis

"Writing was my first occupation, begun at age 23." - Johanna Lindsey

"There can be no peace if the occupation continues." - Khaled Mashal

"Politics, I believe, is a full-time occupation." - Wole Soyinka

"My first occupation was to map the country." - John Hanning Speke

"Reading is the occupation of the insomniac par excellence." - Alberto Manguel

"So-called psychoanalysis is the occupation of lustful rationalists who trace everything in the world to sexual causes-with the exception of their occupation." - Karl Kraus

"The fastest growing occupation in the private sector is security guards. The fastest growing occupation in the public sector is prison guards. (1992)" - Robert Reich

"Violence [in Palestina] is part of the resistance to occupation. The basic fact is not the violence; the basic fact is the occupation." - Uri Avnery

"A nonviolent occupation is that occupation which is fundamentally free from violence and which involves no exploitation or envy of others." - Mahatma Gandhi

"We will not put our sons in prison for political membership or resisting occupation, because occupation is the reason for the problem." - Said Seyam

"Waiting is still an occupation. It is having nothing to wait for that is terrible." - Cesare Pavese

"Life without absorbing occupation is hell; joy consists in forgetting life." - Elbert Hubbard

"Getting a divorce is nearly always as cheerful and useful an occupation as breaking valuable china." - Rebecca West

"The humblest occupation has in it materials of discipline for the highest heaven." - Frederick William Robertson

"Stealing things is a glorious occupation, particularly in the art world." - Malcolm Mclaren

"Let every man of whatsoever craft or occupation he be of... serve his brethren." - William Tyndale

"The study of mathematics is, if an unprofitable, a perfectly harmless and innocent occupation." - G H Hardy

"Research is not a systematic occupation but an intuitive artistic vocation." - Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

"Every base occupation makes one sharp in its practice, and dull in every other." - Philip Sidney

"Occupation is one great source of enjoyment. No man, properly occupied, was ever miserable ..." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Absence of occupation is not rest, A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed." - William Cowper

"There is no reason why the aeroplane should not open up a fruitful occupation for women." - Harriet Quimby

"Life, in all ranks and situations, is an outward occupation, an actual and active work." - Wilhelm Von Humboldt

"To endow clock time with numinous meaning [is] hardly a fit occupation for an intelligent person." - Alan McGlashan

"Agriculture is at the same time the most tranquil, healthy, and independent occupation." - Thomas Jefferson

"Reading is my favourite occupation, when I have leisure for it and books to read." - Anne Bronte

"Teaching is too vital an occupation to be left to the lazy or greedy or negative" - Eliot Wigginton

"Even a boring occupation can be interesting when your goal is to do it better." - Robert Half

"A vocation is born to us all; happily most of us meet promptly our twin, - occupation." - Honore De Balzac

"Wicked acts are accustomed to be done with impunity for the mere desire of occupation." - Marcellinus Ammianus

"Wicked deeds are generally done, even with impunity, for the mere desire of occupation." - Marcellinus Ammianus

"The work is not simply about an occupation .. but why you are here." - Wes Moore

"The want of occupation is no less the plague of society than of solitude." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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

"From the beginning, this culture - civilization - has been a culture of occupation." - Derrick Jensen

"Filling out the form: Race? Human. Religion? Paiute. Occupation? Criminal anarchy. Hobbies? Survival with honor." - Edward Abbey

"The problem is not the occupation, but how people deal with it." - Bashar al-Assad

"You wanna know my occupation? I get paid to rock the nation. I go to work." - Kool Moe Dee

"Idleness and lack of occupation tend - nay are dragged - towards evil...." - Hippocrates

"Occupation was one of the pleasures of paradise, and we cannot be happy without it." - Anna Brownell Jameson

"A vocation is born to us all; happily most of us meet promptly our twin,-occupation." - Honore De Balzac

"The man who falls in love chill find plenty of occupation." - Ovid

"Illness was a sort of occupation to me, and I was always sorry to get well." - Maria Edgeworth

"Today the future occupation of all moppets is to be skilled consumers." - David Riesman

"What would Prince Charming have for occupation if he had not to awaken the Sleeping beauty?" - Simone De Beauvoir

"Writing is supposed to be difficult, agonizing, a dreadful exercise, a terrible occupation." - Ray Bradbury

"The landscape of my childhood was one of fierce occupation by trees." - Janisse Ray

"Slander is the biggest occupation of a man who produces nothing but lies!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Prying into others' private affairs is the preferred occupation of small minds." - Loretta Chase

"System debugging has always been a graveyard-shift occupation, like astronomy." - Fred Brooks

"The most fitting occupation for a civilized man is to do nothing." - Theophile Gautier

"For me, a writer is already being the deuce of his mission, his occupation to society." - Wole Soyinka

"Prayer is the most sacred occupation a person could engage in." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Idleness and lack of occupation tend - nay are dragged - towards evil." - Hippocrates

"The Soviet occupation of Afghanistan gave us the Taliban. The American occupation of Saudi Arabia gave us bin Laden and Al Qaeda. The Israeli occupation of Lebanon gave us Hezbollah. Let us see what the American occupation of Iraq is going to give us." - As'ad AbuKhalil

"Life without absorbing occupation is hell - joy consists in forgetting life." - Elbert Hubbard

"Politics is a thankless occupation; I have no interest in it at all." - Ben Stein

"My occupation doesn't really allow for routines, but I'm pretty consistent about tea in the morning." - Asher Roth

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

"Anything may happen when womanhood has ceased to be a protected occupation." - Virginia Woolf

"To be under occupation, to be under siege, is not a good inspiration for poetry." - Mahmoud Darwish

"Illinois then had no legislation providing compensation for accident or disease caused by occupation." - Alice Hamilton

"It is neither wealth nor splendor; but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness." - Thomas Jefferson

"My father followed, during most of his life, the precarious occupation of a country school teacher." - Simon Newcomb

"The very first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it." - William Osler

"Acting is a masochistic form of exhibitionism. It is not quite the occupation of an adult." - Laurence Olivier

"The more [people] know about the invasion and occupation of Iraq, the less they support it." - Thomas Andrews

"Topiary has always seemed like a good occupation, comparable in some ways to writing short fiction." - Kelly Link

"Writing is a solitary occupation, and we like it that way." - Julianne MacLean

"I believe journalism is coming to be regarded as quite a respectable occupation for gentlemen nowadays." - Anthony Trollope

"We will not stop resisting the occupation until liberation or martyrdom." - Muqtada Al Sadr

"The problem is not the occupation, but how people deal with it." - Bashar Alassad

"Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed." - William Cowper

"The terrible thing about being an actor is that it's not a solo occupation." - Peter Coyote

"The dark outside world of Paris under German occupation exerted a strong containing pressure." - Gerard Debreu

"Most people perceive their occupation as being a detriment to their overall wellbeing." - Tom Rath

"God willing, the occupation forces will be driven out as happened in Vietnam." - Muqtada Al Sadr

"Our main goal as Iraqi people is to drive the occupation out in any way." - Muqtada Al Sadr

"I do like to embed a fictional character firmly in an occupation." - Penelope Lively

"The Vichy government was under occupation and carried out the orders of the German occupier." - Jean-Marie Le Pen

"A healthy and wholesome cheerfulness is not necessarily impossible to any occupation." - Mark Twain

"Sport, rightly conceived, is an occupation carried out by the whole man." - Pope Pius XII

"Wicked deeds are generally done, even with impunity, for the mere desire of occupation." - Ammianus Marcellinus

"There can be no peace, no stability as long as occupation and aggression continue." - Khaled Mashal

"Love is the idler's occupation, the warrior's relaxation, and the sovereign's ruination." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"But I'm a rock 'n' roll singer; that's my livelihood, my occupation." - Little Richard

"The humblest occupation has in it materials of discipline for the highest heaven." - Frederick William Roberts

"The only one who thinks the world is safer since the occupation of Iraq is Bush." - Segolene Royal

"I get so used to working with writers that my prime occupation is development." - Ridley Scott

"A businessman is the only man who is forever apologizing for his occupation." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Search for the truth is the noblest occupation of man; its publication is a duty." - Madame De Stael

"Rap's the occupation, but one day watch I'll be Pimp of the Nation." - Kid Rock

"The Vichy government was under occupation and carried out the orders of the German occupier." - Jeanmarie Le Pen

"Librarian is a service occupation. Gas station attendant of the mind." - Richard Powers

"Our part of Poland was under Russian occupation from 1939-1941." - Roald Hoffmann

"Writing is a creatively rewarding occupation but for me very time consuming." - Holly Johnson

"You cannot like the word, but what is happening is an occupation - to hold 3.5 million Palestinians under occupation. I believe that is a terrible thing for Israel and for the Palestinians." - Ariel Sharon

"Violence [in Palestina] is a symptom; the occupation is the disease - a mortal disease for everybody concerned, the occupied and the occupiers. Therefore, the first responsibility is to put an end to the occupation." - Uri Avnery

"In the end there is a choice. And my choice is to be against the occupation, and not only the occupation but the whole system of discrimination and dispossession." - Amira Hass

"You cannot like the word, but what is happening is an occupation - to hold 3.5 million Palestinians under occupation. I believe that is a terrible thing for Israel and for the Palestinians. -May 26, 2003 CNN" - Ariel Sharon

"In our production-oriented society, being busy, having an occupation, has become one of the main ways, if not the main way, of identifying ourselves. Without an occupation, not just our economic security but our very identity is endangered." - Henri Nouwen

"One must have some sort of occupation nowadays. If I hadn't my debts I shouldn't have anything to think about." - Oscar Wilde

"Yes I try to kill myself in small amounts, an innocuous occupation. Actually I'm hung up on it." - Anne Sexton

"The invasion only made matters worse. The occupation will not work, Iraq is unoccupiable, that will not work." - Jesse Jackson

"You will learn a lesson repeated through history, that no matter what you think, occupation is not victory!" - Immortal Technique

"Being an artist is this kind of occupation in which you have to make people care about your obsession." - Bruce Springsteen

"[When asked her occupation:] Destroyer of the works of the Devil by the direct order of God." - Carrie Nation

"The occupation and robbery of a nation occurs under the illusion of freeing its citizens from brutal oppression." - Ramman Kenoun

"Leading a human life is a full-time occupation, to which everyone devotes decades of intense concern." - Thomas Nagel



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