And my career, the things that have happened have happened because of my music education background.
I had to put my kid before my career and all the money I was making. I decided to do the right thing. I was dying inside. If I didn’t have my daughter, I would be dead right now, for sure.
And I was victim to that very early in my career, where I would go into auditions, and I’d be wearing a big T shirt, a big baggy T shirt and loose jeans. You know, to try and show people that there was more to me than just that.
That’s such a thrill – a story I wrote at the beginning of my career, and it’s still packin’ the house.
I’ve had a very interesting career. I get to do amazing things and work with amazing people and travel and learn languages – things most people don’t get the opportunity to do.
There’s not too many guys that spend their whole career with one team and I think it’s very fortunate and a blessing for me.
I like what it is to sing, or to be with the others singing, to make music, but the fuss and all the things that are the exterior part of a career, has never interested me.
Many kids turn to selling drugs. It’s not a good career choice, but they see it as a way to get money.
There was an interesting article in Los Angeles Magazine about women directors. A woman director makes one bad independent film and her career is over. Guys tend to get an opportunity to learn from their mistakes.
I have frequently been questioned, especially by women, of how I could reconcile family life with a scientific career. Well, it has not been easy.
I happen to be lucky in that I knew what I wanted to do as far as a career since I was nine years old.
In my career as an actor, there is a catchphrase that Scofield always says often in regards to his brother, ‘Have a little faith.’ In my own career as an actor, there were times when I was the only one who believed in myself in the face of the odds.
It had not occurred to me that marriage requires the same effort as a career. And unlike a career, marriage requires a joint effort.
Well, I’ve thought many times when my career was in the toilet, that I was going to have to seriously consider getting another job, I don’t know what I’d do.
Well, I liked it – that was the main thing. I liked it, but I didn’t think of it in terms of a career. I didn’t really know; I didn’t really think about it. One thing just led to another until finally I quit my job as a salesman and found myself working as a photographer.
As a teenager I had no idea that I had the potential to win an Olympic gold medal and my athletic career developed only by lucky circumstances.
I very much enjoyed my career in science. I didn’t leave science because I was disillusioned, but felt I’d done my bit for it after about twenty-five years.
My agent said to me five years ago, ‘Hugh, I can see one day you… if I had to plan a goal for you, it’s for you to have the kind of career that Sinatra had.’
I was lucky enough to have the talent to play baseball. That’s how I treated my career. I didn’t think I was anybody special, anybody different.
I fell into playwriting accidentally, took some classes in it, and also took creative writing classes, but I really didn’t expect it to be a career because I didn’t believe there was a way to make money as a playwright without being lucky and I didn’t feel particularly lucky.
More live recording. I have missed the boat over my career by not doing every second or third CD live because things happen onstage that don’t happen in the studio.
Desire! That’s the one secret of every man’s career. Not education. Not being born with hidden talents. Desire.
You know, when you first come up, and you get called up to the big leagues, all you want to do is just, you just want to have a career, a nice career. You want to make a living at it.
I’ve never looked at my career in terms of, What haven’t I done that I want to do? I just generally find a story that I think is a good one and go to work.
Faithful servants never retire. You can retire from your career, but you will never retire from serving God.
It destroys the soul to hear that you’re all hype, that you have no talent, and that your whole career has been contrived.
Since it was too difficult to get into the Screen Actor’s Guild in New York, I moved to Miami in 1982 and started a successful career as a television commercial actress, obtaining my SAG card there.
I was just trying out and having some fun. I don’t think I’d want to pursue singing as a career; it’s an on-the-side thing. It would be great if I could make a career out of it but if I can’t, that’s OK too.
I haven’t accomplished everything that I want to yet in my career, that’s why I’m still playing. I just know that I still have something left inside of me to accomplish, and I don’t know exactly what that is. Hopefully, I’ll know one day soon.
There is no one area of chemical engineering that specifically helped me in my career as an astronaut, it was more the general education in engineering. Also, it was a very difficult and rigorous course. So, it made me strong and resourceful.
I never could have planned this, and now I’m in my ideal situation career-wise and just sort of where I am in my life, and I’m super happy with how everything’s going.
A man may speak very well in the House of Commons, and fail very completely in the House of Lords. There are two distinct styles requisite: I intend, in the course of my career, if I have time, to give a specimen of both.
I would suggest maintaining a life and a career outside the Industry. This is a fickle business and a lousy one to make a steady living in, so it’s important to have a good family, friends, job and education to fall back on.