What is line of work?

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

    If surrealism ever comes to adopt a particular line of moral conduct, it has only to accept the discipline that Picasso has accepted and will continue to accept.
    André Breton (1896–1966)

    As for my own business, even that kind of surveying which I could do with most satisfaction my employers do not want. They would prefer that I should do my work coarsely and not too well, ay, not well enough. When I observe that there are different ways of surveying, my employer commonly asks which will give him the most land, not which is most correct.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The English never draw a line without blurring it.
    Winston Churchill (1874–1965)