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Quitting Your Job Quotes


"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

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

"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

"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

"Whoever you are, whatever your dream, you have to be strong in your head and strong in your heart. Be strong. There's no quitting in the person who wants it bad enough." - Carly Patterson

"Like your job. Love your wife." - John Candy

"Follow your dreams, quit your job" - Jared Leto

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

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

"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

"Your job gives you authority. Your behavior gives you respect" - Irwin Federman

"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

"Our life is what our thoughts make it. Do every act of your life as if it were your last. In a word, your life is short. You must make the most of the present with the aid of reason and justice. Since it is possible that you may be quitting life this very moment, govern every act and thought accordingly." - Marcus Aurelius

"Transferring your passion to your job is far easier than finding a job that happens to match your passion." - Seth Godin

"Perform your job better than anyone else can. That's the best job security I know." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"Life is not about gutting out every situation. It's about identifying opportunity or the lack thereof. If your pride is all that is standing in the way of quitting, quit. The right people won't care and the wrong people don't matter. If you know you're on the right path, persevere though the pain. It will be worth it." - Seth Godin

"The difference between stepping stones and stumbling blocks is not in the event itself but how you think about it and what you do after it. Every failure and setback can become part of your success or an excuse for quitting or failing. People who develop the discipline of positivity are both happier and more successful." - Michael Josephson

"I had great, great times as a Little League coach. People were talking about me quitting acting, and they would say, What about your creative juices? Coaching is creative, because you could take a kid who thought he wasn't any good and, within four minutes, change his mind. And I didn't have to wait six months for them to put music to it." - James Caan

"If it really was a no-brainer to make it on your own in business there'd be millions of no-brained, harebrained, and otherwise dubiously brained individuals quitting their day jobs and hanging out their own shingles. Nobody would be left to round out the workforce and execute the business plan." - Bill Rancic

"Your real job in this world is to be you." - India.Arie

"Work hard on your job and work harder on yourself" - Larry Winget

"Bad things happen, it's your job to overcome them." - Miguel Torres

"It's not your job to like me - it's mine" - Byron Katie

"You should know how to do your job." - Terrell Owens

"As a journalist, your job is to bear witness." - Anthony Shadid

"Your job is to get your audience to care about your obsessions." - Martin Scorsese

"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

"When you view marketing from the vantage point of the guerrilla, you realize that it's your opportunity to help your prospects and customers succeed. They want to succeed at earning more money, building their company, losing weight, attracting a mate, becoming more fit, or quitting smoking. You can help them. You can show them how to achieve their goal. Marketing is not about you. It's about them. I hope you never forget that." - Jay Conrad Levinson

"The ascent is the aim of your life and to perfect it is your job." - Nirmala Srivastava

"No matter what you do, your job is to tell your story." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"I think what's important is to first have your life and then do your job." - Erin Davie

"You do' get rich off your day job, you get rich off your homework." - Daymond John

"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

"The truth is we all get tired, we all get weary. In fact, if you never feel like giving up, then your dreams are too small. If you never feel like quitting, then you need to set some larger goals. When that pressure comes to get discouraged and to think about how you can't take it anymore, that is completely normal. Every person feels that way at times." - Joel Osteen

"The truth is we all get tired, we all get weary. In fact, if you never feel like giving up, then your dreams are too small. If you never feel like quitting, then you need to set some larger goals. When that pressure comes to get discouraged and to think about how you ca' take it anymore, that is completely normal. Every person feels that way at times." - Joel Osteen

"Whatever the job you are asked to do at whatever level, do a good job because your reputation is your resume." - Madeleine Albright

"Your biggest opportunity probably lies under your own feet, in your current job, industry, education, experience or interests." - Brian Tracy

"Risk means everything from being honest about your faith, to moving, to quitting a job that's paying you a fortune but it's not what's in your heart. Risking things is one of the biggest fears we have." - John Tesh

"Your job today tells me nothing of your future-your use of your leisure today tells me just what your tomorrow will be." - Robert H. Jackson

"Kids need to know they're the most important thing in the world to you, and if that means quitting your job to prove it, then you have to prove it." - Jim Carrey

"The best way to enjoy your job is to imagine yourself without one." - Oscar Wilde

"Never take a job where winter winds can blow up your pants" - Geraldo Rivera

"If you're not serving the customer, your job is to be serving someone who is." - Jan Carlzon

"Your job is to point that rifle into the other guy's face and shoot him dead." - Matthew Ridgway

"Don't always expect good things to happen. Your job is to forgive no matter what happens." - Gary Renard

"Your job isn't to make money. It's to find a problem that needs solving." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Get a day job, make your money from that, and write to please yourself." - Harlan Ellison

"You'll never prove you're too good for a job by not doing your best." - Ethel Merman

"No matter what you're doing, try to work at that task like it's your dream job." - Russell Simmons

"Always give your best and try to figure out how to do an even better job." - Benjamin Carson

"Job dissatisfaction is the number one factor in whether you survive your first heart attack." - Tony Robbins

"A less-than dream job can help you find your dreams." - Katie Couric

"Play every game as if your job depended on it. It just might." - Casey Stengel

"Whatever your job, it is important if it is what God wants you to do." - Henry Jacobsen

"Look, the job of life is to turn your negatives into positives" - Michka Assayas

"Imagine how you'd feel if your whole life turned into a job you couldn't stand." - Chuck Palahniuk

"Whatever she says to you, it's your job not to let her make you mad." - Harper Lee

"The only job you have in life is to recognize and honor your personal legend" - Paulo Coelho

"You made a big mistake by letting me come, because now I'm going after your job" - Muhammad Ali

"When you lose your job, the unemployment rate isn't four percent, it's 100 percent." - Thomas Friedman

"Are you doing work worth doing, or are you just doing your job?" - Seth Godin

"It's not the job of an actor to judge your character" - Daniel Craig

"Makeup can give you the confidence to...change your job, move abroad, get a pay raise." - Charlotte Tilbury

"Do' do it because it's your job, do it because you can." - Seth Godin

"Your job is' to make money. It's to find a problem that needs solving." - Robert Kiyosaki

"A woman is a full time job. You have to choose your profession." - Charles Bukowski

"Do your job brilliantly and the cream will rise to the top." - Irene Rosenfeld

"If your children look up to you, you've made a success of life's biggest job." - Anonymous

"The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one." - Anonymous

"You can start over again! Don't even think about quitting now! It is easy to replay in your mind how things did not work, how much you lost, what you are going through, how angry you are. There is no amount of conversation or magic that is going to wipe the slate clean. You are wasting valuable time and energy that could be used to regain a new normal and start another version of your life. Even though you are hurt and you may be feeling down - stop kicking yourself! Face what has happened. Make the decision to start over again." - Les Brown

"Being sad and going out on terrible dates and having horrible breakups and then having a shitty job and then quitting the shitty job and then wondering if you shouldn't have quit the shitty job and then getting a new shitty job that you get fired off of after six weeks, it's all so good for your writing." - Annie Baker

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

"Don't take a job because your mother wants you to. Don't be a victim. You own your decision." - Jack Welch

"Music should never be a job. It should be your hopes, your dreams and everything you believe in." - Jared Leto

"Don't just let your business or your job make something for you; let it make something of you." - Jim Rohn

"The job is not your work; what you do with your heart and soul is the work." - Seth Godin

"A good lesson in keeping your perspective is: Take your job seriously but don't take yourself seriously." - Tip O'Neill

"If you want to be the best in your industry you need to have a relentless dedication to your job." - Danica Patrick

"Celebrate your victories and mark your defeats. Ultimately documentary filmmaking is not a job, it's a calling." - Pamela Yates

"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

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

"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

"To get a job where the only thing you have to do in your career is to make people laugh-well, its the best job in the world." - Ronnie Barker

"Pay off your student loan. Even if you don't have a job...Because when you finally get a job you're going to be one of us." - Bill Cosby

"Quitting, for me, means not giving up, but moving on; changing direction not because something does' agree with you, but because you do' 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

"If you appreciate your life, if you appreciate your job, if you appreciate yourself, if you appreciate your surroundings-poor or rich, whatever they are-you are divine." - Harbhajan Singh Yogi

"First you write down your goal; your second job is to break down your goal into a series of steps, beginning with steps which are absurdly easy." - Fitzhugh Dodson

"A job for your family, a paycheck in your mailbox - they're the ultimate proof that your state is doing things right!" - Bobby Jindal

"Zen is just a lifestyle, your everyday life. It is doing your best at your job, relationships, health, hobbies, and other daily activities!" - Mika

"Life will throw everything but the kitchen sink in your path, and then it will throw the kitchen sink. It's your job to avoid the obstacles. If you let them stop you or distract you, you're not doing your job, and failing to do your job will cause regrets that paralyze you more than a bad back." - Andre Agassi

"You are allowed to do this - don't worry about the rules, don't worry about getting into trouble, your job is to take care of the customer. Your job is to make the person leave happy." - John E. Pepper, Jr.

"I did come to realize that getting your first job is hard, but it's not nearly as hard as getting your seventh job. That is hard. That's when you really have to prove it to people." - Anna Faris

"Mr. Market's job is to provide you with prices; your job is to decide whether it is to your advantage to act on them. You no not have to trade with hime just because he constantly begs you to." - Benjamin Graham

"It is really wonderful for me to understand that there are times in life when your job, and the excellence of your job, requires to not be - have the comfort zone of being popular." - Mary Mcdonnell

"When 20,000 people applaud you as you walk out to do your job, it should be an inspiration." - Jim Brosnan

"The most important job you have is growing your people, giving them a chance to reach their dreams." - Jack Welch

"Have confidence in your ability to do it right, and work hard to do the best possible job." - Walt Disney

"That's your job as the actor, to understand the human part of the character, to make it real." - Morgan Freeman

"You've got to have something to retire to. Something you always wanted to do but your job prevented it." - Ozzy Osbourne

"Turn strangers into friends. Turn friends into donors. And then do the most important job: Turn your donors into fundraisers." - Seth Godin

"An integral part of any best friend's job is to immediately clear your computer history if you die." - Darynda Jones

"A 'good job' can be both practically attractive while still not good enough to devote your entire life to." - Alain De Botton

"Just be happy that something traveled 5,000 miles across the Pacific and, for once, it wasn't your job." - Bill Maher

"To look for a job before looking deeply inward is likely to short-circuit the process of finding your calling." - Dan Miller

"I have mainly been interested in acting. I think it's a great job, a fine way to live your life." - Jack Nicholson

"Be thankful for problems. If they were less difficult, someone with less ability might have your job." - James A. Lovell

"Do you realize that God expects you to consider that you are actually working for Jesus Christ on your job?" - Bill Gothard

"Focus on keeping your spine straight. It is the job of the spine to keep the brain alert." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"If you treat staff as your equal, they'll roll their sleeves up to get the job done." - John Ilhan

"The greatest joys of life are happy memories. Your job is to create as many of them as possible." - Brian Tracy

"The most important job you will ever have is your commitment to a promise you made to someone." - Robert Cheeke

"If you think your job is to fix what is broken, you keep finding more broken places to mend." - Geneen Roth

"When you don't have time to do your job, that's a good indication you're playing the wrong game." - Mark Millar

"Hoping gets you nothing in life. If you want more in life it's your job to earn it." - Robert Kiyosaki

"As an actor ... at some point you've got to forget that the crew's there in order to do your job." - Cliff Curtis

"Chose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." - Confucius

"Every job is a self-portrait of the person who did it. Autograph your work with excellence." - Anonymous

"If you want to be comfortable - take an easy job. If you aspire to leadership, take off your coat." - Anonymous

"I've found that giving 100% to your job isn't the same as giving 100% of your life to your job. Very often when I thought I was giving 100% of my life to my job, I was simply obsessing over something." - Bruce Springsteen

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

"Carry your bag by yourself; carry your umbrella by yourself; open your door by yourself; light your own candle! Do your job by yourself! Don't use others! Don't behave like a king, don't behave like a queen! Be humble!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"If you haven't felt like quitting, your dreams aren't big enough!" - Kelly Osbourne

"Once you decide that mediocrity is unthinkable, your only choices are excellence and quitting." - Nick Murray

"The unfulfilling job is not the failure; not pursuing your dreams is the real failure. Developing a vision requires conquering your fears and finding motivation from within." - Peter Murphy

"There is always going to be a reason why you can't do something; your job is to constantly look for the reasons why you can achieve your dreams." - Shannon Miller

"If you really want to be a rebel get a job, cut your grass, read your bible, and shut up. Because no one is doing that." - Mark Driscoll

"When you lose your sense of humor, get a job running an elevator, because your life will be a series of Ups and Downs anyway." - Napoleon Hill

"I pride myself in listening. When you have people paying attention to you, your biggest job is to listen what they want. Deliver what your community wants." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"Basically, it is your self-esteem that shapes the choice of your job, female, friends, and how you take care of yourself (health/hygiene/hobby's)!" - Mika

"Your first and foremost job as a leader is to take charge of your own energy and then help to orchestrate the energy of those around you." - Peter Drucker

"If you need to conceal your true nature to get in the door, understand that you'll probably have to conceal your true nature to keep that job." - Seth Godin

"Your team has entrusted a portion of their life to you, and it's your job to help them grow, personally and professionally." - David Cottrell

"I mean, when the world comes for your children, with the knives out, it's your job to stand in the way." - Joe Hill

"You'd like to see your team reasonably happy, but that's not your job. Gain their respect and get them to accept their roles" - John Wooden

"Your parents ask you to follow the standard path: School, job, security. Is this really the best way? I don't think so - be your own boss!" - Kim Dotcom

"Don't worry if your job is small and your rewards few. Remember that the mighty oak was once a nut like you." - Anonymous

"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



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