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Quitting My Job Quotes


"No scratch the word "career". Careers are people who wish to advance. I only want to survive, draw a paycheck. This is merely a job. I can take or leave this place. I start to imagine quitting and following my yet-to-be-determined passion." - Emily Giffin

"Quitting, for me, means not giving up, but moving on; changing direction not because something doesn't agree with you, but because you don't agree with something. It's not a complaint, in other words, but a positive choice, and not a stop in one's journey, but a step in a better direction. Quitting-whether a job or a habit-means taking a turn so as to be sure you're still moving in the direction of your dreams." - Pico Iyer

"Pain is only temporary. Quitting is forever!" - Lance Armstrong

"After quitting my job with Sea Rock, I became a Mukta Arts flunky." - Ronit Roy

"I was working in customer service and had a verbally abusive boss. One day, I decided to quit and pursue my acting passion with everything I had. One week after quitting, I booked One Life to Live." - Tika Sumpter

"My job is my own only land." - Maxine Hong Kingston

"Quitting doesn't enter my mind." - Jimmy Buffett

"Quitting smoking is easy, I've done it hundreds of times." - Mark Twain

"I never tried quitting, and I never quit trying." - Dolly Parton

"Strategic quitting is the secret of successful organizations" - Seth Godin

"Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul." - Samuel Ullman

"There was hostility surrounding doing my job." - Charles Moore

"My job is to make superhit films" - Rohit Shetty

"My dream job is being a pianist" - Robert Pattinson

"It's not my job to look good. It's my job to make other people look good." - Wes Unseld

"I never quit my job until I had my next job." - Ashton Kutcher

"Gymnastics is definitely my job, but the great thing about that is I love my job." - Jonathan Horton

"It is the Holy Spirit's job to convict, God's job to judge and my job to love." - Billy Graham

"Work is my hobby, staying sober is my job." - Christian Slater

"My hobby is my job. it's a jobby!" - Graham Coxon

"In my job I do my best to look forward." - Zalmay Khalilzad

"That's life (that's life), I tell you I can't deny it I thought of quitting, baby, but my heart just ain't gonna buy it And if I didn't think it was worth one single try I'd jump right on a big bird and then I'd fly" - Frank Sinatra

"I'm done with girls on rocks! I've painted them for thirteen years and I could paint them and sell them for thirteen more. That's the peril of the commercial art game. It tempts a man to repeat himself. it's an awful thing to get to be a rubber stamp. I'm quitting my rut now while I'm still able." - Maxfield Parrish

"You know, once I was thinking of quitting when I was diagnosed with brain, lung and testicular cancer all at the same time. But with the love and support of my friends and family, I got back on the bike and won the Tour de France five times in a row. But I'm sure you have a good reason to quit." - Lance Armstrong

"My perspective of a leader is an individual who knows the ins and outs about the business so they can empathize with followers. In addition to being a positive influence on the people they are leading, leadership is about setting the tone, motivating, inspiring, thinking big, and never [giving] up when others feel like quitting." - Alexis Davis

"I came very close to quitting my job for the Bush-Cheney '04 campaign. I seriously considered packing up my office and heading home to Colorado." - Mary Cheney

"A buddy of mine was addicted to heroin and he told me that people who say quitting cigarettes is harder than quitting heroin are wrong." - Russell Brand

"Please will you do my job for me." - C S Lewis

"I dont feel like my job is to be beloved." - Katharine Weymouth

"My mind works . . . two boobs never get me a job." - Erma Bombeck

"I have to talk like this! It`s my job" - Dmitri Mendeleev

"My job was to find stocks that were undervalued." - Walter Schloss

"Its sort of my job to feel good." - A J Jacobs

"Football is not a job, but my best therapy" - Tito Vilanova

"That's my job. To imagine harder than you can." - Genevieve Gorder

"As CEO, my main job is editor-in-chief." - Jack Dorsey

"As a homosexual, my job is simply to sodomize mediocrity." - Bradford Cox

"What you see on the field is my job." - Terrell Owens

"My job as a songwriter is to write good songs." - Greg Brown

"My job is quite suitable for full-time mothering." - Mare Winningham

"I should never seek a job in my life, my mission in life is to create jobs. I am not a job seeker, I am a job giver." - Muhammad Yunus

"It's not my job to want you or not want you. It's not my job to earn you." - Rainbow Rowell

"After quitting radio I was able to live on the money I saved on aspirins." - Fred Allen

"Quitting is not an option. I will not let anyone on this team quit." - Herman Edwards

"Failing is not the worst thing in the world; quitting is" - Edwin Louis Cole

"In life, winning and losing will both happen. What is never acceptable is quitting." - Magic Johnson

"Fear is never a reason for quitting; it is only an excuse." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Rest is not quitting the busy career; Rest is the fitting of self to its sphere." - John Sullivan Dwight

"Our analysis shows that, for the extreme hot weather of the recent past, there is virtually no explanation other than climate change. The deadly European heat wave of 2003, the fiery Russian heat wave of 2010 and catastrophic droughts in Texas and Oklahoma last year [2011] can each be attributed to climate change. The odds that natural variability created these extremes are minuscule, vanishingly small. To count on those odds would be like quitting your job and playing the lottery every morning to pay the bills." - James Hansen

"When it comes to doing my job, I keep my ego in my handbag." - Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

"It's the job that I take most seriously in my life and I think it's the hardest job." - Debra Messing

"I'm never gonna quit, cause quitting' just ain't my schtick." - Barry White

"Ironic that in order to do my life's work, I had to quit my day job." - Michael J Fox

"Is it my job to feed my neighbour's child? I don't think so," - James Moore

"I'm working full time on my job and part time on my fortune" - Jim Rohn

"I've sort of become the poster boy for quitting your job and following your dreams." - John Tesh

"Wayne came over to the bench one day after seeing (Zdeno) Chara, and said 'That's why I'm quitting.'" - John Muckler

"A woman writer, quitting love before literature when love lets her down, will put literature before love." - Doris Lessing

"Every artist has a moment where they think about quitting music for a moment because its scary." - Tyler Farr

"If America taught me anything, it's that quitting is right up there with pissing in the Girl Scouts' lemonade jar." - Khaled Hosseini

"I was a late developer and, at the age of 15, I almost thought of quitting football." - Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

"Pray when you feel like worrying. Give thanks when you feel like complaining. Keep going when you feel like quitting." - Dave Willis

"If you quit every time things don't go your way, then you'll be quitting all through your life." - Evander Holyfield

"One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat." - Napoleon Hill

"My job driving the ambulance was not very severe, you did what you were supposed to do. That was my main job." - Frank Buckles

"My job is not to be easy on people. My job is to take these great people we have and to push them and make them even better." - Steve Jobs

"I don't do my job to catch the bad guys. Why would I want to do that? No, I do my job to make order out of chaos." - Jeff Lindsay

"It's not my job to motivate players. They bring extraordinary motivation to our program. It's my job not to demotivate them." - Lou Holtz

"Well, I've lost my wife. I've lost my job. I've lost 20 MINUTES OF MY LIFE! Damn the decaf." - Dave Foley

"I feel like I owe my audience something. They feed my kids. And I really like my job, a lot." - Steve Earle

"My job is to write songs that have emotional meaning to me." - Branford Marsalis

"Even when there are adverse circumstances, I try to do my job. And I usually do." - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

"Integrity makes my job easier. It's deception and dishonesty that requires so much diligent effort." - Bobby Bowden

"I trust God speaks through me. Without that, I couldn't do my job." - George W Bush

"Getting the job done has been the basis for the success my company has achieved." - Michael Bloomberg

"My job ... I do nothing, it pays nothing, but - you guessed it - it's better than nothing." - Amy Hempel

"I hated being a lawyer and I wanted to like myself and like my job." - Tucker Max

"When somebody says, Action, I act. When they say, Cut, thats my job. Ive done it." - James Callis

"I got my job through the New York Times. [Written underneath:] So did Castro." - Robert Reisner

"In spite of really intense competition for the job, I'm still my own worst enemy." - Tom Holt

"My job is to be a blank canvas & embody the characters that I'm playing." - Charlize Theron

"My job is to paint what I see, not what I know." - J M W Turner

"Terminus sniffed. "I guard borders. I don't kill giants. It's not in my job description." - Rick Riordan

"It's my job to build the people who are going to build the company." - John Schnatter

"I'm no prophet. My job is making windows where there were once walls." - Michel Foucault

"My favorite job is being a father. I have four girls now. They're a captive audience." - Bruce Willis

"Right now I'm listening to a lot of Top 40 music, because THAT'S MY JOB." - Al Yankovic

"My first job at Graham-Newman was to prepare the annual report for that 10th year." - Walter Schloss

"In my day job, I worry non-stop about making wise investments for long-term gains." - J.B. Pritzker

"If you give 99 percent, you will make my job very easy." - Herb Brooks

"I figure that if the children are alive when I get home, I've done my job." - Roseanne Barr

"There are thousands of girls out there who could be doing my job." - Yasmeen Ghauri

"Music is in the air; it's my job to pull it out." - Jaco Pastorius

"My job [as a teacher] is to love the Scriptures in public. And then sit down." - Lauren F. Winner

"My job, one of them, in science, was to find the gods inside of us." - Howard Bloom

"You're more trouble than you're worth." "I'm a girl. That's my job." - Tamora Pierce

"You give my regards to St. Peter, or whoever has his job, but in Hell." - Joss Whedon

"My job as the writer is to fool you. Your job as the reader is to see if you can catch me at it." - Sue Grafton

"Each job you have has it's own challenges. One of the great things about my job, is that each film is a different journey." - Sam Worthington

"I'm not interested in my standard of living, my health, my job, my rights, my freedoms, my future, or any future." - Martha Gellhorn

"I was writing full time after quitting a job as a high school English teacher, and I hadn't been able to sell anything, and my bank account was down to zero, and all of my friends were like 'What are you doing in the basement, when are you going to get a real job?', and my parents thought I'd completely lost it." - Matthew Quick

"I should tell my story. I'm also unemployed ... I'm networking. I have my sight on a particular job." - Mitt Romney

"I often think how unadventurous my life must seem from the outside, though I do like my job." - Mary Hoffman

"It's my job as an actor to commit to the role and not - through my own inhibitions - run away." - Nicole Kidman

"My job is baseball. That's it. After, I'll talk to my country. I'm happy to do that." - Hee-seop Choi

"I like keeping my mind as far away from money and the material aspects of my job as possible." - Miley Cyrus

"I figure if my kids are alive at the end of the day, I've done my job." - Roseanne Barr

"It never entered my father's mind nor my mind ever to do a job other than at one's best ability." - Lord Mountbatten

"All my makeup tricks are from modeling jobs! It's my favorite part of the job - learning new tricks!" - Erin Heatherton

"In the city, we work until quitting time. On the farm, we work until the job is finished." - John Bytheway

"On the day of my judgment, when I stand before God, and He asks me why did I kill one of his true miracles, what am I gonna say? That it was my job? My job?" - Stephen King

"I love my job but it takes a lot for me to leave my kids, leave my husband and leave my dogs." - Catherine Zeta-Jones

"What I Suddenly Understand My job is to make people uncomfortable. + I will do it all my life. -> My mother, Sasha Blake, is my first victim." - Jennifer Egan

"Don't ever, ever quit. Recognize that stopping now, regrouping to try a new approach isn't quitting. If you quit you'll regret it forever" - Rudy Ruettiger

"When I dont have a good time making music, I think of quitting a lot. I really do. I can create something else. Ill do something else." - Danger Mouse

"Your biggest break can come from never quitting. Being at the right place at the right time can only happen when you keep moving toward the next opportunity." - Arthur Pine

"it's not my job to preach a sermon. Art is anyhow a homily. My job is to speak in living images, not in arguments. I must exhibit life full-face, not discuss life." - Nikolai Gogol

"I'm going to do my job and I don't care if I'm not friends with anybody. I don't need to be best friends with all my co-workers to do a good job." - Paul Schneider

"As an actor for hire, my job is to do some pre-production work for myself. Then my job is to show up and give the best performance I can." - Matthew Mcconaughey

"I am the one person who can truthfully say, I got my job through the New York Times." - John F Kennedy

"I don't celebrate because I'm only doing my job. When a postman delivers letters, does he celebrate?" - Mario Balotelli

"I'm a very down-to-earth person, but it is my job to make that earth more pleasant." - Karl Lagerfeld

"My job isn't to strike guys out; it's to get them out, sometimes by striking them out." - Tom Seaver

"I have 3,000 penalty minutes. I don't need people dictating to me how to do my job." - Tie Domi

"I figure if the kids are alive at the end of the day, I've done my job." - Roseanne Barr

"It's my job to find the cornel of truth and then exaggerate, exaggerate, exaggerate until it's of an appropriate scale." - Claire Danes

"I cannot recall, in any of my reading, a single instance of a prophet who applied for the job." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"It's part of my job to maintain the emotional reality and the naturalism even when the atmosphere is contrived." - Michel Gondry

"There is not a job Ive held in my career that was held by a woman before me." - Patricia A Woertz

"I have the world's best job. I get paid to hang out in my imagination all day." - Stephen King

"It's the Government's job to print the money, deliver the mail and declare war. Now give me my cigarettes." - Florence King

"I always say if I weren't a fashion designer, my other dream job is being a rock star!" - Tommy Hilfiger

"I'm fond of kissing. It's part of my job. God sent me down to kiss a lot of people." - Carrie Fisher

"The beauty of my job is that I get to see more of that America. And that feeds me." - Michelle Obama

"I knew what my job was; it was to go out and meet the people and love them." - Diana, Princess of Wales

"In my mind, when God made women, he did an amazing job. I think girls are just perfect." - Chris Martin

"As an investor my job is to figure out what will happen rather than what should happen." - David Einhorn

"I expect the audience to assume TV is stupid. I accept that it's my job to overcome it." - Dan Harmon

"My job as a designer is to look into the future. Not to use any frame of reference that exists" - Marc Newson

"He's stepping up to challenge me. Anybody that challenges me, has got to get dogged out. That's my job." - James Toney

"I don't consider my work a job. I consider it a career. And you don't quit a career." - Candace Bushnell

"My job is to make images and leave the decision-making and conclusion-draw ing to other people." - Laurie Anderson

"My job is writing for people to enjoy and then writing about a broader and a deeper world." - Walter Mosley

"I had a nice time over Christmas. I watched EastEnders - blimey, that makes my job look easy!" - Mick McCarthy

"One of the dirty little secrets of my job is that I don't do ANY food or cooking shows." - Hank Stuever

"My job is to create myself a career that I can go to sleep satisfied with what Im doing." - Kate Del Castillo

"My job is to make people happy. And the people that I make happy, make me happy." - Jc Caylen

"One of my ex-husbands thought I had a breast job. They looked bigger. I just got the proper lingerie." - Cybill Shepherd

"I hate losing in training, I'm always arguing, having a go at everybody. I take my job very seriously.'" - Roy Keane

"I'm a poet,' the young man said, 'And it's my job to remember the sadness of things." - Clive Barker



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