65 Qualification Quotes On Success In Life

These qualification quotes will inspire you. Qualification is quality or accomplishment that makes someone suitable for a particular job or activity.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging qualification quotes, qualification sayings, and qualification proverbs.

Best Qualification Quotes

  1. “Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence and nothing too much.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  2. “The creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act.” ~ Marcel Duchamp
  3. “Academic qualifications are important and so is financial education. They’re both important and schools are forgetting one of them.” ~ Robert Kiyosaki
  4. “The good lawyer is not the man who has an eye to every side and angle of contingency, and qualifies all his qualifications, but who throws himself on your part so heartily, that he can get you out of a scrape.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  5. “I adore adverbs; they are the only qualifications I really much respect.” ~ Henry James

  6. “When an actor plays a scene exactly the way a director orders, it isn’t acting. It’s following instructions. Anyone with the physical qualifications can do that.” ~ James Dean
  7. “What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be more honorable, than that of teaching?” ~ Harriet Martineau
  8. “People who reach the top of the tree are only those who haven’t got the qualifications to detain them at the bottom.” ~ Peter Ustinov
  9. “The survival of the fittest is the ageless law of nature, but the fittest are rarely the strong. The fittest are those endowed with the qualifications for adaptation, the ability to accept the inevitable and conform to the unavoidable, to harmonize with existing or changing conditions.” ~ Dave Smalley
  10. “I have no academic qualifications whatsoever.” ~ David Irving

  11. “You have to get through the Hamlet hoop as a young actor. Your classical qualifications are based on the quality of your Hamlet. And then, as an older actor, you have to get through the Lear hoop. And I’m approaching the Lear hoop.” ~ Derek Jacobi
  12. “To separate children from others of similar age and qualifications solely because of their race generates a feeling of inferiority as to their status in the community that may affect their hearts and minds in a way unlikely ever to be undone.” ~ Earl Warren
  13. “Most men and women are forced to perform parts for which they have no qualification.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  14. “There can be infinite uses of the computer and of new age technology, but if teachers themselves are not able to bring it into the classroom and make it work, then it fails.” ~ Nancy Kassebaum
  15. “The first qualification for success in my view is a strong work ethic.” ~ Henry Ford II

  16. “There are three qualifications required in those who have to fill the highest offices, – (1) first of all, loyalty to the established constitution; (2) the greatest administrative capacity; (3) virtue and justice of the kind proper to each form of government.” ~ Aristotle
  17. “With respect to the present time, there are few persons who unite the qualifications of good observers with a situation favorable for accurate observation.” ~ Jean-Baptiste Say
  18. “The latter qualification brings to mind a fellow who applied for a job and stated he had twenty years of experience-which was corrected by a former employer to read “one year’s experience-twenty times.” ~ Warren Buffett
  19. “Proverbs are the literature of reason, or the statements of absolute truth, without qualification. Like the sacred books of each nation, they are the sanctuary of its intuitions.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  20. “There is one qualification the manager cannot acquire but must bring to the task. It is not genius; it is character.” ~ Peter Drucker

  21. “Look well to the characters and qualifications of those you elect and raise to office and places of trust.” ~ Matthias B. Tallmadge
  22. “I consider being a performer work. I come from a theater family; I’ve been an actor all my life. I started acting when I was a kid, and I’ve earned a living as an artist all my life. It’s my job in the sense that it’s everything I am, the only thing I know how to do. I literally do not have qualifications to do anything else on this planet. Seriously, it’s scary. [But] I don’t consider it a job [because] it’s my religion – it’s my faith, it’s my family, it’s everything to me.” ~ Torquil Campbell
  23. “Christ has not only ordained that there shall be such officers in his Church – he has not only specified their duties and prerogatives – but he gives the requisite qualifications, and calls those thus qualified, and by that call gives them their official authority.” ~ Charles Hodge
  24. “The tribute that is due to the talents, the rectitude, and the patriotism which adorns the characters selected to devise and adopt them. In these honorable qualifications, I behold the surest pledges, that as on one side, no local prejudices, or attachments; no separate views, nor party animosities, will misdirect the comprehensive and equal eye which ought to watch over this great assemblage of communities and interests: so, on another, that the foundations of our National policy will be laid in the pure and immutable principles of private morality…” ~ George Washington
  25. “Well, I don’t think riding in a fighter plane and getting shot down is a qualification to be president.” ~ Wesley Clark

  26. “I didn’t do great in school. I didn’t have many options. I mean, I’d like to have gone to art college, but I didn’t have the grades. I didn’t have any qualifications. But I had some friends who were hairdressers, so I just thought, Well, I’ll have a go at it.” ~ Guido Palau
  27. “We need a movement that says in a highly competitive global economy all of our kids who have the ability, the qualifications and the desire will be able to get a college education regardless of income because we will make public colleges and universities tuition-free.” ~ Bernie Sanders , Education qualification quotes
  28. “Given her lack of experience, does anyone doubt that Ms. Miers’s only qualification to be a Supreme Court justice is her close connection to the president? Would the president have ever picked her if she had not been his lawyer, his close confidante, and his adviser?” ~ Randy Barnett
  29. “No, nothing is sacred. And even if there were to be something called sacred, we mere primates wouldn’t be able to decide which book or which idol or which city was the truly holy one. Thus, the only thing that should be upheld at all costs and without qualification is the right of free expression, because if that goes, then so do all other claims of right as well.” ~ Christopher Hitchens
  30. “Watchfulness is experiencing a sudden glimpse of something without any qualifications – just the sudden glimpse itself.” ~ Chogyam Trungpa

  31. “A hopeful disposition is not the sole qualification to be a prophet.” ~ Winston Churchill
  32. “Make it compulsory for a doctor using a brass plate to have inscribed on it, in addition to the letters indicating his qualifications, the words ‘Remember that I too am mortal’.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  33. “It’s a fascinating time, I think. I do believe that with all the qualifications I’ve said – [such as] the uncertain accuracy of the web – nonetheless the access to speeches, documents is unparalleled with the ease of gathering information. If I had had that access when I was an editor or coming up, it would have made my life so much easier. As it was, everything took so much longer.” ~ Harold Evans
  34. “Franklin D. Roosevelt is no crusader. He is no tribune of the people. He is no enemy of entrenched privilege. He is a pleasant man who, without any important qualifications for the office, would very much like to be President.” ~ Walter Lippmann
  35. “I didn’t have any qualifications when I left school – I had three O-levels.” ~ Simon Cowell

  36. “Winning Democratic primaries is not a qualification or a sign of who can win the general election. If it were, every nominee would win because every nominee wins Democratic primaries.” ~ Mark Penn
  37. “I am not a chef. I am not even a trained or professional cook. My qualification is as an eater.” ~ Nigella Lawson
  38. “It was a dream start, a perfect start for us. We had to start qualification away from home in Portugal, the group favorites – and I still think they are the group favorites. It was a historic result to win against a big team in Europe, so I am very happy for my country and for my people. They were all looking to the national team. This victory is for them and we will try to do the best that we can until the end of qualification.” ~ Lorik Cana
  39. “We respect the role of the Senate. We respect the authority of the Senate to look at the qualifications of Judge Roberts, and at the end of the day I’m optimistic that if given a fair hearing and a fair opportunity, that he will be confirmed.” ~ Alberto Gonzales
  40. “I left school with no qualifications, but I was doing theatre and film work and thought that was the best thing since sliced bread.” ~ Dexter Fletcher

  41. “The Bush administration is the most diverse in history because the president fills jobs on the basis of a person’s capabilities and qualifications, not on the color of his or her skin.” ~ Alphonso Jackson
  42. “Friends have suggested that I am the least qualified person to talk about happiness, because I am often down, and sometimes profoundly depressed. But I think that’s where my qualification comes from. Because to know happiness, it helps to know unhappiness.” ~ Alastair Campbell
  43. “It’s possible to dazzle a crowd if you really work at it. But that is no qualification for leadership. Hitler was a master of crowds.” ~ George McGovern
  44. “By creating useful job descriptions and making clear what qualifications should be expected, the Department aims to help improve schools’ ability to recruit the right people.” ~ Estelle Morris, Baroness Morris of Yardley
  45. “Good education is so important. We do need to look at the way people are taught. It not just about qualifications to get a job. It’s about being educated.” ~ Zaha Hadid

  46. “There are some simple maxims which I think might be commended to writers of expository prose. First: never use a long word if a short word will do. So, if you want to make a statement with a great many qualifications, put some of the qualifications in separate sentences. Third: do not let the beginning of your sentence lead the reader to an expectation which is contradicted by the end.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  47. “There are some simple maxims which I think might be commended to writers of expository prose. First: never use a long word if a short word will do. So, if you want to make a statement with a great many qualifications, put some of the qualifications in separate sentences. Third: do not let the beginning of your sentence lead the reader to an expectation which is contradicted by the end.” ~ Bertrand Russell
  48. “It not infrequently happens that persons without any other special qualification than the drama of their lives are precipitated into important political positions.” ~ Charles Edward Merriam
  49. “The talent of turning men into ridicule, and exposing to laughter those one converses with, is the qualification of little ungenerous tempers.” ~ Joseph Addison
  50. “I believe no one qualification is so likely to make a good writer, as the power of rejecting his own thoughts.” ~ Alexander Pope

  51. “The longing we have to communicate cleanly and directly with people is always obstructed by qualifications and often with concern about how our messages will be received.” ~ John le Carre
  52. “Some good leaders are rough around the edges and some leaders are difficult. Some have difficult personalities and some are really nice to be around, but those are not the qualifications. The qualifications are their desire to see us achieve more, their desire to push us to be the best we can be. Not for their selfish gain, but because they believe that we have something to offer.” ~ Simon Sinek
  53. “Some good leaders are rough around the edges and some leaders are difficult. Some have difficult personalities and some are really nice to be around, but those are not the qualifications. The qualifications are their desire to see us achieve more, their desire to push us to be the best we can be. Not for their selfish gain, but because they believe that we have something to offer.” ~ Simon Sinek
  54. “There’s a possible qualification I can make here about a non-pantheist god that is in some way tenable, and that is the idea of a god that has in some way discharged the universe from its own substance (I associate this with the word ‘tzimtzum’), possibly even by a form of suicide – a suicide that might have been the Big Bang.” ~ Quentin S. Crisp
  55. “I guess high verbal skills are highest in my list of necessary qualifications for a man – for anyone actually. I like to talk. And I don’t necessarily move far, but I move fast.” ~ Carrie Fisher

  56. “Society never made the preposterous demand that a man should think as much about his own qualifications for making a charming girl happy as he thinks of hers for making himself happy.” ~ George Eliot
  57. “There is no reason in the world why you should not be important where you are known. You have good sense, and a sweet temper, and I am sure you have a grateful heart, that could never receive kindness without hoping to return it. I do not know any better qualifications for a friend and companion.” ~ Jane Austen
  58. “Ten years ago if you would have told me that Mrs. Clinton would be the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination, I’d have never believed you. Her only qualifications for office are that she’s Mr. Clinton’s partner. And what does that mean? The two of them stand for dishonesty and corruption.” ~ Jackie Mason
  59. “Your qualifications, your CV, are not your life, though you will meet many people of my age and older who confuse the two. Life is difficult, and complicated, and beyond anyone’s control, and the humility to know that will enable you to survive its vicissitudes.” ~ J. K. Rowling
  60. “Personal happiness lies in knowing that life is not a checklist of acquisition. Your qualifications are not your life.” ~ J. K. Rowling

  61. “Back then, things were plainer: less money, no electronic devices, little fashion tyranny, no girlfriends. There was nothing to distract us from our human and filial duty which was to study, pass exams, use those qualifications to find a job, and then put together a way of life unthreateningly fuller than that of our parents, who would approve, while privately comparing it to their own earlier lives, which had been simpler, and therefore superior.” ~ Julian Barnes
  62. “When an actor plays a scene exactly the way a director orders, it isn’t acting. It’s following instructions. Anyone with the physical qualifications can do that. So the director’s task is just that – to direct, to point the way. Then the actor takes over. And he must be allowed the space, the freedom to express himself in the role. Without that space, an actor is no more than an unthinking robot with a chest-full of push-buttons.” ~ James Dean
  63. “A boardroom is a collection of individuals, and individuals have varying motives, egos, agendas and qualifications. Sometimes the dynamics can go off track.” ~ Carly Fiorina

  64. “In a very real sense not one of us is qualified, but it seems that God continually chooses the most unqualified to do his work, to bear his glory. If we are qualified, we tend to think that we have done the job ourselves. If we are forced to accept our evident lack of qualification, then there’s no danger that we will confuse God’s work with our own, or God’s glory with our own.” ~ Madeleine L’Engle
  65. “I left Scotland when I was 16 because I had no qualifications for anything but the Navy, having left school at 13.” ~ Sean Connery

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