Words matter. These are the best Sabbatical Quotes from famous people such as Norman Granz, Jim Diamond, Jonathan Sacks, Arbaaz Khan, Rick Moranis, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
My juices needed restoring. I needed a sabbatical from the record business.
I am on sabbatical as of right now, been too busy to think of about my OWN needs as of late.
The build-up of personal and collective debt in America and Europe should have sent warning signals to anyone familiar with the biblical institutions of the Sabbatical and Jubilee years, created specifically because of the danger of people being trapped by debt.
I had taken a bit of a sabbatical because I was producing and directing films. But acting has always been my passion and it is something that I will continue to do.
Well, I took a sabbatical. I walked away from shooting movies because I couldn’t handle the travel. I’m a single parent. I had young kids, and I found that keeping in touch with them from hotel rooms and airports wasn’t working for me. So I stopped.
After taking a two-year sabbatical to spend time with my wife and travel the world, I’m excited to join the Twitter Board and help the company advance its mission.
We already have a sabbatical system. It’s called opposition, and I’ve had enough of it.
An important impression was my father’s one Sabbatical year, spent in England and Europe in 1937.
I have always heard that you need to give yourself a long time to unplug when you do a sabbatical. I unplugged so fast I was a little concerned that I was losing brain capacity.
To me, the contemporary novel suffers from a lack of sense of place – or spirit of place, if you will. It’s not important to most writers, I must assume, or they try to research a given background on sabbatical. Not for me. I write about places I’ve lived long before I ever set pen to paper.
When someone like me takes a sabbatical, it leads to a few happy realisations. It was only when I was away that I realised how films are such a big part of my life.
I have a vast ‘bone pile’ of stillborn or abandoned poems along with jottings and wisps from the great beyond that I tend to scan. Sometimes that leads somewhere, and sometimes the Muse is just on sabbatical.
In the late ’90s, we kind of took a sabbatical, and I got an invitation to play with a Japanese band and formed a supergroup called NiNa. It was Yuki from Judy and Mary and Masahide Sakuma from The Plastics, a Japanese equivalent of the B-52s. It went to No. 1 in Japan.
Some of my favorite music in the world is Haydn. I had a sabbatical one year and made myself one promise: to play a different Haydn piano sonata each day – they are inexhaustible treasures.
Each actor is different and not everyone is looking for the same thing. For instance, I have never worried that people have to think of me in a certain way or have to accept me when I return to screen after a sabbatical.