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I couldn't tell you the ratio, but probably for every job you see me do, there would be 20 rejections. Noel Clarke

Absolutely the worst thing about this job is the travel and being away from family. I have a wife and three wonderful children, the kids are all active in sports and it's very difficult to up and leave and miss them growing up. Roy Clark

'Rent' was a special project for me. It was my first notable screenplay job. I worked with two wonderful directors on it, starting with Spike Lee in the summer of 2001. I wrote a draft for Spike and he was really good to me. Stephen Chbosky

I landed a job with Roger Corman. The job was to write the English dialogue for a Russian science fiction picture. I didn't speak any Russian. He didn't care whether I could understand what they were saying; he wanted me to make up dialogue. Francis Ford Coppola

My first job, 9 years old, part-time, was selling Christmas cards door-to-door. Ten years old, my brother and I had paper routes. We delivered a morning paper called the 'L.A. Examiner.' Get up at 4 o'clock, fold your papers, deliver them and get ready for school. John Paul DeJoria

It's an actor's job to play all the human conditions - light, dark, and medium. Tim Daly

You have to keep fit being a singer - that's part of the job. You can't do it unless you have incredible stamina. Roger Daltrey

My job is to just express something that I want to express. And if I'm ahead or behind the curve, that's for others to decide. John Cusack

My first job now is as a mother, everything else is secondary. My kids understand that I am an actress, and they are always so surprised to hear my voice on a cartoon character, or see my face on a video box. If it ever gets to be too much though, the career and the kids, I will simply set the career aside. Joan Cusack

If you do television, and it's great, it's the best job there is. Every week it's another opportunity to really make that work and figure out how to make it work better. I love that it's like theater too, and the audience, and it's so short, like twenty minutes... It's like a Haiku or something. Joan Cusack

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

I never really marketed myself, so each job I was given was a new marketing tool, and that would be the way I marketed myself. Jane Curtin

I have called the co-host job at the 'Today Show' my dream job, and I would be lying if I said it was easy to leave that job. Ann Curry

The director's job is full of all sorts of annoyances and details - like how many cars are on the street. Ugh. I don't want it. I like my gig. And I feel that for the next 30 years or so I can keep learning more about it. Tyne Daly

Acting is a humiliating job, from start to finish. Claire Danes

I already have my dream job. Acting was the only thing that ever really kept my attention, and I'm very fortunate that I can have a career doing something I love. Brant Daugherty

When I found this opportunity to answer the ad, I got the job and I've been there ever since. Dan DeCarlo

People don't appreciate that when you're on the Internet, it's a 24/7 job. Even if you're not releasing episodes, your show is living and breathing on the Internet because there's a community around it. Ninety percent of the work is after the web series is shot, and you have to constantly maintain your community, because it's all you have. Felicia Day

Every single job is a challenge. You are walking into a new set, a new character, creating a world and trying to get comfortable to do your best work. Felicia Day

I never dreamed I would have a job in which so many people could touch me and I could touch them. Richard Dawson