Amateur Related Quotes



Remind your critics when they say you don't have the expertise or experience to do something that an amateur built the ark and the experts built the Titanic

Peyton Manning


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That stern and rockbound coast felt like an amateur when it saw how grim the puritans that landed on it were.

Don Marquis


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I am a professional photographer by trade and an amateur photographer by vocation.

Elliott Erwitt


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The difference between an amateur and a professional is in their habits. An amateur has amateur habits. A professional has professional habits. We can never free ourselves from habit. But we can replace bad habits with good ones.

Steven Pressfield


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If you write for the New Yorker, you always get people critiquing your grammar, you can count on it. So, because a lot of New Yorker readers are kind of, you know, amateur grammarians and so you do get a lot of that.

Louis Menand


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

Lawrence Lessig


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If you decide to design your own language, there are thousands of sort of amateur language designer pitfalls.

Guido Van Rossum


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I dislike the word 'emerging artist.' Emerging connotes to me an alligator coming up from the water. I consider all artists to be artists, not rising, emerging, amateur, beginning, but the real thing.

Jack White


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For years, even before 9/11, I've been trying to warn that the threat from amateur biolabs will ultimately turn out to be far more troublesome than leakage from military labs - perhaps even more costly and deadly than nuclear terrorism.

Greg Bear


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“Any chance I had to get in front of people - amateur talent contests at movie houses like the Broadway, the president - I took.”

Frankie Avalon


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