Amateur Related Quotes



This study is not for the amateur. It's not for the dilettante. It's not for the cult follower. It's not for someone who wants everything done for them. It's not for the one who just wants to stare with that fixed dog-like devotion towards the teacher.

Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell


Surprisingly enough, I haven't had a letter from Amateur Boxing Scotland bosses offering their congratulations for my Melbourne medal win.

Kenny Anderson


You listen like an amateur and fool yourself into believing it is enough when it is not.

Chris Murray


I'm helpless in post-round, hole-by-hole interviews. I can't take you through most of the holes of winning the Players Championship, the U.S. Amateur or Ryder Cup matches. It's like golf amnesia.

Matt Kuchar


I would hate to think I am not an amature. An amateur is one who loves what he is doing. Very often, I'm afraid, the professional hates what he is doing. So, I'd rather be an amateur.

Yehudi Menuhin


Children deprived of words become school dropouts; dropouts deprived of hope behave delinquently. Amateur censors blame delinquency on reading immoral books and magazines, when in fact, the inability to read anything is the basic trouble.

Peter S. Jennison


“Professionalism is environmental. Amateurism is anti environmental. Professionalism merges the individual into patterns of total environment. Amateurism seeks the development of the total awareness of the individual and the critical awareness of the ground rules of society. The amateur can afford to loose.”

Marshall Mcluhan


“We made this event 'amateur only' to encourage younger competitors to come out and utilize a smaller course than we usually have at our events.”

Chris Bouman


First time I met Jack [Nicholas ] I had heard about his golf and prowess - I was playing in the Ohio amateur.

Arnold Palmer


My dad was a geologist and my mum was a nurse who directed amateur theatrics.

Matthew William Goode