Hobby Quotes by Michael Gerber, Fortune Feimster, Adrian Tomine, Vin Diesel, David Alaba, Geoff Keighley and many others.
Sometimes, I sketch, but not every day
. I sketch random things
, whatever I can get my mind
into. I’m not a professional, it is just a hobby I’ve started.
Now, when I was in the Army
, writing was my hobby.
When I was younger
, I always liked
acting. You know, like, acting locally
, or community
theater at school. But it’s not an especially insured career choice
, so I was like, ‘It’s a hobby. Whatever.’
‘s always been a massive
hobby of mine up until
, kind of, recent
times when I’ve had family
, but no, it’s been a driving
passion in my life
, and, uh, I’ve always wanted to climb
. It was the mountain
me to climb, as a youngster
Success for me has been turning
a hobby into a job and when my kids left
school, I did the same
I was never really acting. I was not taking
. Acting was very much a hobby for me. It wasn’t really until I was finishing college
and doing it sporadically that I began to take
I’d been acting as a hobby since I got to the U.K.
I started comedy as a hobby with no intention
of making it my career.
has been my friend all my life
; it has always comforted me. Writing songs and sitting
down at the piano is not only a business, it’s a hobby I enjoy.
I don’t think there’s a hobby that I haven
‘t tried on.
I do what I did as a hobby as a kid, you know, and make a living at it. And I just feel
like I’m one of the luckiest guys
in the world ‘cuz
I get paid
to make toys and play with them.
films and TV almost
like as a hobby – not even as a hobby: it’s bordering on careerist. It would be easier
you what I’m not into than what I am.
You can’t forget
it is a business and not just playing football
for a hobby.
I didn’t have a lot of homies
in school when I was young because I was gay
, so I went to theater class
because I was like, ‘Yo, I need
I didn’t get into this to pick up a new hobby. I don’t want to just be
. I want to be the best.
At least inside
, driving is going to be a hobby in 2035. It’s not going to be a mode of commuting
the same way hunting
is a hobby for some people, but it’s not how most of us
get our food
I do tend
to lose myself
in whatever job I’m doing or hobby I’m into.
Acting had been a hobby that turned into a career, the directing
was a hobby that turned into a career, and music just really allowed
me to find another
way to express
myself. I started playing bass
1996, and by June
1998 I was doing my first live
If you’ve been told all your life that you’re good-looking
, people just flock
around you and you never really have to try or have to learn an interesting craft
or hobby – or even have depth
I didn’t take music seriously in the beginning
. It just kind
of a hobby to me. It was something that I love doing for fun.
When I went to college, it became more of a hobby, and that’s when I think I got the realest music education
. It wasn’t something that I had to do. It wasn’t an obligation
In my head
I want to do dancing
as a hobby. I don’t want it to be my job. I want to do it as a joy, not having to do not-very-good galas just to make my living.
is work, so that’s not a hobby.
I have only one hobby and that is acting. It’s my passion, my hobby, so I don’t need a break
As a teenager
I had friends who had little music studios
in their bedrooms and garages. I’d go and play around; very soon
, my hobby became a passion.
It was my fifth grade
teacher who introduced
the idea that writing could be more than a hobby for me.
for me to get ideas – the physical action
. Sometimes it frees up your writer brain
. It’s nice
for me now that the writing has become a serious career that painting can become more like a hobby.
Writing is my profession. Photography is my hobby.
was my first big gig
as a ‘real’ model. Prior
to and during ‘ANTM,’ I never actually called myself a model because I always viewed
it as a hobby.
All I do is read books
, really. I worry
about that sometimes. I don’t seem
to have a hobby or anything.
But most is all to do with work. There are aspects
of work that are enjoyable
, that you could call
I have made a career out of my hobby, which is an incredibly fortunate position
to be in, but you have to have the passion. Even today, I will go down to the studio and start
singing for what I think is 10 minutes
, and I look at the clock
, and it’s been two
Working out is my biggest hobby. It’s my Zen hour
. I just zone
I bought a tape recorder
and some stuff
and went to Europe
for three months
when I was 18. The puppeteering was only there as a hobby. I wanted to be a journalist
. When I was 19, and after I had spent
about a year in college, Jim
Henson asked me to come out and try puppeteering for awhile
everyone who DJ’s to do it as a hobby and make sure
you have a day job
or are going to school. Only 100 DJ’s in the world make a living doing this, by that I mean making a good, comfortable
Some people collect stamps, other
people like to be famous
. I don’t have that hobby.
Every time I’d do a play, my grades
would get better
because I was doing something that fed
. It took me a couple of years to recognize that the hobby was actually the calling
My parents gave
me a small telescope
, then I built
my own, and one thing led
to another. So that’s how I ended
up going from being a hobby astronomer to a professional astronomer.
I never had a hobby in my whole life until I wag
35. Then I discovered
motorcycles, and they’ve now become almost a passion.
I grew up
in a very musical family, but music was not encouraged
as a career. It was a hobby.
I would like to make sleeping
my new hobby, except that I’m too tired
, really, to have a hobby. But a girl can always dream.
is sort of a hobby of mine, and I can get around Japan with ease
Music is more of a hobby to me than my hobbies, if that makes sense
. I love music; my dad
and brother were very musical, and music just happens
to be one of my hobbies that became my vocation
I’d love to maybe try writing. I don’t know if I’d publish
anything, but as a hobby, it’s really nice
. I bought a typewriter
, and I really like to write on the typewriter sometimes. It’s a fun little hobby.
Directing films is my passion and hobby and I’m blessed
to have that as my profession and to be loved
by the audience
I just sing. But I have a fun hobby: I love to do archery
. I’m pretty good
. I’m not sure
about the distances – maybe only 7 or 10 feet
, so far
, but I’ve scored the bull
‘s eye several times, but usually always hit the target.
Write. Enjoy writing. Then, and only then, worry about the business end of it. Start loving
your hobby, and then you can’t go too wrong
Back in the ’40s and early ’50s, building
projects was a popular hobby of many people. Back then, you could buy, you know, a few parts
and – with tubes
something on your kitchen table
, and it would actually work.
Work to me has become kind of a hobby. I was a part of something that gave me financial
independence and the rent is paid. Now it’s just about projects that turn me
I was told growing up
that the arts
were just a hobby – that I couldn’t do it as a career.
I started comedy as a hobby, really, and it still doesn’t seem like a proper
I love acting. I do it as a hobby. If I was able to have that as a career… Hopefully
the fashion thing is a stepping-stone. I was so worried
when I started modeling
that it would hinder
I love sleep
. I find sleep to be a hobby.
I did it for a living, made a career out of it, but now I’ve turned it into somewhat
of a hobby.
One day we were in Limerick
… and then, a few weeks later
, we were being flown
around to play. When we started, it was just a hobby. It wasn’t any big ambition
I didn’t know what I wanted to do. I was training about six
horses. I was feeling
from the folks
. You know, ‘When are you going to get a real job
?’ I never considered
training a profession. It was a hobby.
I wouldn’t have taken up modeling as a profession. It was more of a hobby.
always have things that they’re not thrilled
about on a show and have a hobby of bellyaching about those things.
Here’s the thing: My hobby is to DJ. I just love music, so I can hear
the beginning of a beat
, the beginning of a melody
, and think of the words
, think of the name of the song
, think of the hook
, and just go there.
I came to Mumbai
for my internship in advertising
in an ad agency
. Back then, a senior from my college who was working for Balaji asked whether I wanted to act. I agreed
, and I didn’t even know when it became my passion and my hobby.
Acting and singing were just a hobby, but getting into drama
school made me realise I could actually do it for a living.
One other hobby of mine has been playing the oboe but I have not kept
this up after 1969.
I can’t take much pride
in my childhood acting. It feels
like it happened in another lifetime
, and even then, it felt
like a hobby.
I need a hobby, and I don’t want it to be basketball
. I want it to be music. So to get away from music, I do other music.
Music has always been my passion. It was not a hobby or something I can take out of my life.
I might do a hobby or go to the movies
, but everything comes back to basketball.
Artists usually don’t make all that much money, and they often keep their artistic
the money rather than due
Rapping was a hobby; when I went to college, there were a ton of dudes rapping
. I think that’s where I got my rapping chops
Science is a hobby, and I’m really into it, but it’s not my job. My job is to learn about comedy and to make people laugh
. Science, for me, is probably a bit
like Danny Baker
‘s love of football or Rod Stewart’s obsession
with train sets
I always did music privately
as a hobby, I think partly
because I was nervous
to do it in front of other people.
I have a new hobby and it’s pretty much logging.
As far as my education goes
, I’ve always felt that was my hobby instead
My work is my hobby and if I am not on the sets, I am at home with a bunch
of very close friends
You know, piloting really isn’t my hobby. And, it’s probably not something I’d do in my spare
time if I could do whatever I wanted to do. But, I’ll tell you: if you’ve got to make a living, it’s a great way
to make a living!
Thinking is my hobby. But sometimes you get to where you’re stuck
and you can’t figure
it out, so you just go work on another project
. I always have multiple
I never went to school for photography
and started when I was pretty young. I was somewhere
around 12 or 13. I started photographing as a hobby and carried that hobby through high school
people, especially in sports, want to learn about everything. So when you’re interested
in something, you become a bit obsessive. You start to research
it and ask questions
about it, and before you know it, you have a serious hobby because of how you’re programmed
I watch a lot of football. It was always my hobby. My wife just sits there with a bored face
, thinking, ‘Is he
really watching this?’
I started making Super
8-mm films when I was about six years old and just never stopped
. It was always just a hobby, but it’s one of the few hobbies that can actually become a career. You know what? I think it was my plan
from when I was six that this is what I was going to do.
I wanted to be a mechanic
. When I was 14 I wanted to quit school and go work on my car
. But my dad said Son, you shouldn’t do that. You should stay
in school until your education is finished, and when you’re done, don’t make your hobby your job.
Acting was just a hobby; I never needed butter
was a hobby for about, oh
, 20 years before I got into print.
It sounds a bit sad
, but my new hobby is knitting. I love it. I find it really relaxing
I became interested, through reading the works
of some novelist
, in Egyptology and made a study
of the pyramids
. It was just a hobby, but I had a desire
to know all I could about everything I could.
I was going to school thinking I was going to do something entirely
different, thought acting was just a hobby at that point
, met Stanley Kubrick
and was like, ‘Whoa
, this can be an art form
, and you can really move people the way you do simply by acting.’
When I was younger, I was a little bit
fat. I wasn’t, like, big-time fat; I was just overweight
– maybe around when I was 13 or 14. At that time, I wasn’t practicing
that much; tennis
was just a hobby. But it wasn’t easy
to feel that way.
When I started out, I was more focussed on being creative and wanting
to do certain
things I hadn’t done before. That’s great if you’re doing fashion as a hobby. But when you want to sell
out stores, you need to be very sure of the balance between commerce
Hobby Lobby has always been a tool
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