Calling Quotes

Émile Zola

If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The crowning fortune of a man is to be born to some pursuit which finds him
The crowning fortune of a man is to be born to some pursuit which finds him employment and happiness, whether it be to make baskets, or broadswords, or canals, or statues, or songs.

Craig D. Lounsbrough

God beckons me to exhilarating adventures that are without number, beyond all conceivable boundaries, and effortlessly eclipse the furthest reaches of my imagination, all while I sit languishing in stifling adventures of my own limited creation.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Your special spiritual gifts and talents are your calling.

Lailah Gifty Akita

If every citizen should recite their national anthem daily, you will develop love to serve your country better.

Lailah Gifty Akita

My wishes before I die, to fulfill my mission on earth; The writing of my life stories to inspired present and future generations.

Joe Thorn

Your calling is to be faithful to God where you are, and in doing this all work is sacred, spiritual, and worthy of your full attention and energy. When you get to work, you are not entering a secular environment as much as you are bringing the sacred into the world by following Christ wherever you are.

Dorothy L. Sayers

At present we have no clear grasp of the principle that every man should do the work for which he is fitted by nature!

Elizabeth George

One of the greatest advantages of singleness is the potential for greater focus on Christ and
One of the greatest advantages of singleness is the potential for greater focus on Christ and accomplishing work for Him.

Unarine Ramaru

As a Priest got a calling to preach, you also got a calling to do whatever you do, so do it with passion and only God can stop your calling.

Wendell Berry

My wish simply is to live my life as fully as I can. In both our work and our leisure, I think, we should be so employed. And in our time this means that we must save ourselves from the products that we are asked to buy in order, ultimately, to replace ourselves.

Ravi Zacharias

We are all priests before God, there is no such distinction as 'secular or sacred.' In fact, the opposite of sacred is not secular; the opposite of sacred is profane. In short, no follower of Christ does secular work. We all have a sacred calling.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

If one wanted to crush and destroy a man entirely, to mete out to him the
If one wanted to crush and destroy a man entirely, to mete out to him the most terrible punishment ... all one would have to do would be to make him do work that was completely and utterly devoid of usefulness and meaning.

H.W. Brands

He was like a man thinking on an abstract subject all the time.

Spike Jonze

Don't differentiate between "This is a job" and "This is what I'm doing for fun." It's all simultaneous.

Douglas Copeland

If you launch a career doing something you don't really like, that even if you're successful, you won't feel successful, and you'll be contemptuous of your own success.

Richard J. Foster

Celebration comes when the common features of life are redeemed.

Geoff Dyer

I always like to be in the presence of people who are good at and love their jobs, Irrespective of their jobs.

John C. Maxwell

Nothing's work unless you'd rather be doing something else.

Dorothy L. Sayers

The only Christian work is good work well done.

Dorothy L. Sayers

There is, in fact, a paradox about working to serve the community, and it is this: that to aim directly at serving the community is to falsify the work; the only way to serve the community is to forget the community and serve the work.

Lailah Gifty Akita

God created you to be in the world.
You are in the world to fulfil a specific mission.

Dorothy Parker

I won't telephone him. I'll never telephone him again as long as I live. He'll rot in hell, before I'll call him up. You don't have to give me strength, God; I have it myself. If he wanted me, he could get me. He knows where I am. He knows I'm waiting here. He's so sure of me, so sure. I wonder why they hate you, as soon as they are sure of you.

Vera Nazarian

Most of us have nicknames - annoying, endearing, embarrassing.

But what about your true name?

It is not necessarily your given name. But it is the one to which you are most eager to respond when called.

Ever wonder why?

Your true name has the secret power to call you.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

It makes me happier, more secure, to think that I do not have to plan and manage everything for myself, that I am only a sword made sharp to smite the unclean forces, an enchanted sword to cleave and disperse them.

Grant, O Lord, that I may not break as I strike! Let me not fall from Thy hand!

Mark Galli

To paraphrase Paul, God often uses the cheesy to confound the sophisticated. He regularly honors those who are confused about his leading as if they have nailed it.

Mark Galli

As is typical of this God [of Israel], he calls his people into freedom in the most unlikely place.

E.A.A. Wilson

Meanwhile, on Earth, a completely different esoteric plane of existence, Father Chuck awoke with a jolt. This time he was sure of it. Oh dear, he’d heard the Voice of God.What had the Good Lord said? Trembling, the little priest smoothed down his mustache. He was not the right man for a calling. Not the right man at all.

Craig D. Lounsbrough

To avoid the cost incurred in pursuing great things we opt for ease and blithely abandon great things. The sheer recklessness of such a pathetically apathetic trade-off will eventually cost us a life squandered, which in the end is the greatest cost of all.

Craig D. Lounsbrough

Mediocrity is ‘purpose’ left to rot in minds ensnared in the deluded rationalization that vision is nothing more than a collection of fanciful dreams constructed by an imaginary God.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Who am I?
What is my mission?

Craig D. Lounsbrough

Purpose declares that the trajectory of my existence and the course of human history were intentionally set to collide at this precise moment in time because what I have to offer human history is desperately needed at this precise time.

Craig D. Lounsbrough

To say that my existence is entirely inconsequential is to utterly ignore the amazing reality that life is a masterful story penned by a brilliant God who wrote me into the story in such a way that my absence would literally diminish the whole of the story.

David Winter

A lost person or article is still what it is, still valuable in itself, but in the wrong place, disconnected from its purpose and unable to be or do whatever it is intended to be or do.

Lailah Gifty Akita

May God guide you on the new travel path.

Lailah Gifty Akita

You can accomplish far greater things when you depend on a divine power.

Lailah GiftyAkita

You start to live when you commit your life to cause higher than yourself. You must learn to depend on divine power for the fulfillment of a higher calling.

Ryan Lilly

Those with calling also find wealth, so jump and start swimming towards your true self.

Lailah Gifty Akita

What do you whisper to yourself?
Speak and declare positive words to yourself.
You are created for specific mission.
You are special person.

Lailah Gifty Akita

I have a spiritual journey on earth.
Lord anoint and empower me to accomplish my great task on earth.

Jaachynma N.E. Agu

I am called to minister to people and inspire them to do more not to advertise them and have them swell up with pride.

Carl Henegan

When you are touched by a calling, answer on the first ring. As time passes the volume decreases until it is silenced forever by our allotted time.

Craig D. Lounsbrough

Surrender is a choice, it is never a calling.

Shannon Leigh Warren

Books: open them. Your mind is calling for new horizons of knowledge and wonders.

Mandy Hale

Life isn’t meant to be lived perfectly…but merely to be LIVED. Boldly, wildly, beautifully, uncertainly, imperfectly, magically LIVED.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Never give up praying!
God loves to hear you call upon Him.
He will answer you in His beautiful timing.

Lailah Gifty Akita

This is my life.
This is my calling.

Lailah Gifty Akita

We are peculiar people called to fulfill a great mission.

Lailah Gifty Akita

I am on a mission, I will depend on a greater power to accomplish the task.

Lysa TerKeurst

God is using all of your experiences, both good and bad, to develop your character to match your calling.

Roland H. Bainton

When Christianity takes itself seriously, it must either renounce or master the world.

Bryant McGill

Life is calling you. The other life. The analogue life. The real. Nature is calling you. And people too. Wondrous royal souls are waiting to meet, appreciate and experience you.

Anthony Liccione

Don't let someone keep putting out the flame God keeps re-lighting, we all have a purpose. As a wing to a bird. As wind that goes the destiny over the sea.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Seek and fulfil your divine purpose.

Lailah Gifty Akita

You must depend on higher power to fulfill your mission in tough journey.

Lailah Gifty Akita

May the Spirit of God empower you with divine strength to accomplish your mission on earth.

Lailah Gifty Akita

A call to duty, a call for service.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Each individual has a special calling and responsibility.

A.J. Darkholme

We live our days in the microscopic, but something within us calls us to dream in the cosmic – every one of us. And within us exists those two worlds: the world as it is and the world as we think it ought to be.

Matt Perman

We feel unfulfilled when there is a gap between what is most important to us, the realm of personal leadership, and what we are actually doing with our time, the realm of personal management. You are satisfied with your day when there is a match between what you value and how you spend your time.

Anthony Liccione

Everyone has their own calling, but not everyone is looking for the phone, or either they missed the call, or just not answered it.

Elizabeth George

Raising your children to love and serve Jesus is fulfilling one of God’s highest callings upon your life.

Louis L. Mann

What Happens To A Man Is Less Significant Than What Happens Within Him.

John Manning

Believing in your potential and calling upon your courage to change will fuel your professional growth and help you accomplish goals.

Dejan Stojanovic

Although personal calling I sense,
Who am I? even if I am,
I don't know.

Annie Dillard

I think it would be well, and proper, and obedient, and pure, to grasp your one necessity and not let it go, to dangle from it limp wherever it takes you.

John Eldredge

One of the great wonders of Christianity is that you were born into your times, to set your times aright.

Fawn Weaver

Sometimes your talent can steer you away from your passion.

Gloria Burgess

Life is so much better when your passion and calling line up. You understand the gift of your spiritual inheritance, assume responsibility for right and just choices, and you pour your signature presence into serving others.

Ashok Kallarakkal

Follow your passion; Do not get married to it, though.

Soul Dancer

Listening to intuition is similar to watching wind wiggle a pond. Allow the ripples to move you where you need to be.

Friedrich Nietzsche

For one thing is needful: that a human being should attain satisfaction with himself, whether it be by means of this or that poetry or art; only then is a human being at all tolerable to behold. Whoever is dissatisfied with himself is constantly ready for revenge, and we others will be his victims, if only by having to endure his ugly sight.

Doris Kearns Goodwin

Teddy Roosevelt "had relished "every hour" of every day as president. Indeed, (he was) fearing the "dull thud" he would experience upon returning to private life.

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