Amateur Related Quotes



Architecture might be more sportive and varied if every man built his own house, but it would not be the art and science that we have made it; and while every woman prepares food for her own family, cooking can never rise beyond the level of the amateur's work.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman


An amateur at LIFE is an amateur at ART.

Laurence Gartel


“They were amateur photographers but there are some really great shots. Choosing which ones we should display was the hardest part.”

Ralph Henry


Amateurism is the strongest form of discrimination in sports. Because it discriminates against the underprivileged, it discriminates against the poor. If we want sports to go back to the wealthy, let's make it amateur again.

Carl Lewis


Politics is that rare sport where the amateur contest is actually more interesting than the professional.

Lawrence Lessig


I don't like writing as an expert. I like writing as an amateur. I like writing as an idiot. It's much more fun to start in ignorance.

Michael Pollan


He took her up in his arms in the way of a bachelor who has had amateur experience of the carrying of nieces.

William Pett Ridge


As a professional journalist who nonetheless champions a 'people's' Internet, I am happy to compete against the thousands of amateur bloggers out there reporting and commenting on the same stories I do.

Douglas Rushkoff


“Sex is the only field where the amateur is favoured and the professional is disapproved.”

Vikrant Parsai


An enamored amateur need not be a genius to stay out of the ruts he has never been trained in.

Daniel J. Boorstin