What is line of work?

Famous quotes containing the words line of, work and/or line:

    Too many girls follow the line of least resistance—but a good line is hard to resist.
    Raoul Walsh, U.S. screenwriter. Frisco Doll (Mae West)

    Art should exhilarate, and throw down the walls of circumstance on every side, awakening in the beholder the same sense of universal relation and power which the work evinced in the artist, and its highest effect is to make new artists.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    What, will the line stretch out to the crack of doom?
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)