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List of Occupation Quotes

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We expect President Bush to implement his own vision of a two-state solution, the birth of the Palestinian State and the ending of the occupation that started in 1967. Mahmoud Abbas

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Without a good cultural policy, without adequate help, we will always have individualists, shooting stars who are rapidly forgotten or who stop painting for a more profitable occupation. Ralph Allen

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The mercy caravans are through there the medicine refugees flowing out. It makes the United States look very bad here. And much more like an occupation force than it did before. Jon Lee Anderson

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Lebanon was under Israeli occupation, up to its capital, but we did not consider that a disaster. Why? Because it was very clear that there are ways to resist. Bashar al-Assad

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

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A remarkable feature of the humanitarian movement, on both its sentimental and utilitarian sides, has been its preoccupation with the lot of the masses. Irving Babbitt

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I, talking about my children, of course I wanted them to succeed in life, they have to choose whatever job or occupation that they want, I will not try to influence. Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

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If you make listening and observation your occupation you will gain much more than you can by talk. Robert Baden-Powell

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It had always been a British preoccupation to hold this mile record. Roger Bannister

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Life: my favorite occupation. Dirk Benedict

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We won the war, but we are losing the occupation and reconstruction of Iraq. It is past time for a new approach, one that relies on accountability, responsibility, and phasing down the scope of our military commitment. Earl Blumenauer

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Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you. Erma Bombeck

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

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The majority of them give the impression of being men who have been drafted into the job during a period of martial law and are only waiting for the end of the emergency to get back to a really congenial occupation such as slum demolition or debt collecting. Alan Brien

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There is no other occupation in the world that so closely resembled enslavement as the career of a film star. Louise Brooks

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It is time for the government of China to stop holding innocent religious figures in captivity merely for peacefully protesting China's occupation of Tibet. Sam Brownback

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War on terrorism defines the central preoccupation of the United States in the world today, and it does reflect in my view a rather narrow and extremist vision of foreign policy of the world's first superpower, of a great democracy, with genuinely idealistic traditions. Zbigniew Brzezinski

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Blessed is the man who has some congenial work, some occupation in which he can put his heart, and which affords a complete outlet to all the forces there are in him. John Burroughs

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Friendship is a pretty full-time occupation if you really are friendly with somebody. You can't have too many friends because then you're just not really friends. Truman Capote

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Preoccupation with money is the great test of small natures, but only a small test of great ones. Nicolas de Chamfort

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

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Parenting, as an unpaid occupation outside the world of public power, entails lower status, less power, and less control of resources than paid work. Nancy Chodorow

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It is necessary to try to pass one's self always; this occupation ought to last as long as life. Queen Christina

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In its conception the literature prize belongs to days when a writer could still be thought of as, by virtue of his or her occupation, a sage, someone with no institutional affiliations who could offer an authoritative word on our times as well as on our moral life. J. M. Coetzee

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Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em: wit be my faculty, and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass. William Congreve

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