Hobby Quotes

Hobby Quotes by Michael Gerber, Fortune Feimster, Adrian Tomine, Vin Diesel, David Alaba, Geoff Keighley and many others.

Everywhere you turn, there are lists and statistics. Any business, any sport, any hobby – we will try to categorize who is the best at some component of that endeavor. It’s part human nature and part technology, since we have been conditioned to have access to answers and trivial problems at our fingertips.
I worked with the Groundlings, doing sketch comedy and improv at a theater here in L.A. It was my hobby, but I took classes and stayed passionate about it because it’s what I wanted to do. It just fit. It takes a while before you can actually make money at it. I worked for years.
I was thinking about what it was like for my parents to have a strange kid with a hobby or a pursuit that maybe they weren’t that familiar with. It must have been a strange experience – nerve-wracking, in some ways.
Film is my hobby, so I will work well through the night to develop films, whatever film I’m doing or dream projects I have.
I love listening to hip-hop and going to concerts with Jerome Boateng; it’s my hobby.
22 years ago, I walked into the first E3 as a wide-eyed 15-year-old kid who didn’t quite know his place in the world. E3 Expo brought my hobby out of my computer and into mainstream culture.
Avoiding maturity is, for many men, not just a cute hobby, but a life‘s work – often handsomely rewarded in the infantile popular culture of the West.
I never really intended to get into sports. It was my hobby and my passion, and I kind of lucked out.
What I do is not go outside. My hobby is that I write, so if I’m not acting or being a mom, I’m writing.
But, of course, one relies on the everyday people who just simply like your music, for whom you may not be a hobby but they enjoy being in your presence at a concert.
Writing doesn’t leave much time for hobbies, unless you consider that I began writing as a hobby and have made the hobby into a profession.
Acting is my career and activism is my passionate hobby. But acting is my livelihood.
Mountaineering has always been a huge hobby of mine.
What was a very private childhood hobby turned into a very a public, professional job, and I think that there’s a lot of inhibition that can grow from that.
Music to me is something I did as a hobby.
I just started studying opera – very, very much as hobby – and for some reason I’ve been gravitating toward French composers, like a lot of Debussy and Faure. I find it a really sinuous and spooky language to sing in.
The art of bread making can become a consuming hobby, and no matter how often and how many kinds of bread one has made, there always seems to be something new to learn.
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.
If something happened where I couldn’t write music anymore, it would kill me. It’s not just a job. It’s not just a hobby. It’s why I get up in the morning.
Guitar was just a hobby, but it seemed to me that the instrument had possibilities, not least of which was that there was no one else playing it. I could be, as it were, the best boy in an all-girls school.
My parents separated it, and that let me know that TV life wasn’t my normal life; that was my job and my hobby.
Now, when I was in the Army, writing was my hobby.
I was an electrician, and I started acting as a hobby because I needed a distraction – I was bored! And only when I started did I think, ‘Sheesh, what have I gotten into?’ I had to go after it fully; I just had to.
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.’
Climbing‘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 the Matterhorn. It was the mountain that, sort of, inspired me to climb, as a youngster.
I sat down with a yellow legal pad and began writing ‘A Time to Kill.’ Had no idea what I was doing. It became, over a period of several years, a secret little hobby nobody knew about except my wife, because she was reading chapter by chapter.
When I was a kid, the women like Mia Hamm and Brandi Chastain were paving the way for female players in the States. Things like that are important so girls realise there is a future for them if they want to play. It is something they can aspire to, to be not just a hobby.
Trying to entertain was something I always got a kick from. It excited me quite a lot. Growing up, it was a hobby, always something I did with friends – we’d put on shows.
One thing debating did was bring me in contact with a whole social world that I had never experienced before. It’s sort of a very international, very niche hobby.
A lot of wrestlers put on 30 to 40 pounds after they finish wrestling. Some have heart attacks because of the weight. I made working out my hobby.
Writing used to be my hobby, but now that it’s my job, I have no hobby – except watching TV and laying around the pool reading ‘U.S. Weekly.’ I have tried many hobbies, such as knitting, Pilates, ballet, yoga, and guitar, but none of them have taken.
Life’s a hobby.
Searching for our kindred dead isn’t just a hobby. It is a fundamental responsibility for all members of the Church. We believe that life continues after death and that all will be resurrected.
Success for me has been turning a hobby into a job and when my kids left school, I did the same for them.
Poker is just a hobby I’m passionate about. It’s not supposed to bring glory.
I’m a physicist and computer scientist by training. I worked in high tech for thirty years as everything from engineer to senior vice president – for many of those years, writing SF as a hobby – until, in 2004, I began writing full time.
I was never really acting. I was not taking it seriously. 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 it seriously.
I’d been acting as a hobby since I got to the U.K.
Cooking is our hobby. We find recipes we like and then try to turn them into good meals. Most of the time our experimenting turns out pretty well. But sometimes we create lousy dinners.
People choose to read, and it takes effort. It’s not one of those hobbies that asks nothing of the person who is doing it. It’s more than a hobby.
Music was never just a hobby for me. I’d pick up a guitar every day to work on whatever I was writing at the time. I would put my ideas in songs the way some people might put them in diaries or journals.
I started comedy as a hobby with no intention of making it my career.
Television is the most interesting hobby I’ve ever had.
I’m one of the biggest Ghost Rider fans ever. He’s been a hobby of mine ever since I was seven years old. I actually have a whole room in my house dedicated to Ghost Rider memorabilia.
Cooking’s my hobby.
Even if you have $20,000 to buy an item, you still try to get a good price at antique stores. I collect furniture, rugs, paintings, frames. It’s my hobby to go around to shops and markets.
Some broad themes brought me where I am today. At a very young age, my hobby became thinking and finding connections.
The piano 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.
My biggest hobby is hanging out with my family and kids.
I remember in grammar school the teacher asked if anyone had any hobbies. I was the only one with any hobbies and I had every hobby there was… name anything, no matter how esoteric. I could have given everyone a hobby and still had 40 or 50 to take home.
I was satisfied with having a couple of fights a year, to enjoy them and have them be part of my training routine. When the UFC came around, it seemed like it fell in my lap. It was like I got so good at my hobby, and now I’m living all these people’s dreams who had been working for so many years.
Sadly, my hobby is what I do for work, so I don’t go off and go fishing. I go home and veg, and then I go back to work.
Physics is a hobby of mine, as much as a person of limited intelligence can understand physics.
Arthur D. Levinson
Singing is more of a hobby than really something I want to do for a career. But I love musical theater, so I’m hoping I can go back to it and do a role on Broadway for a few weeks. That would be a dream come true. My dream role would be Roxie in ‘Chicago.’
I grew up in a really small town with not a lot of money, and I liked singing, but it was just something that was a hobby.
The only consistent hobby I’ve had is studying Spanish and French because of some delusion of grandeur to work around the world. I love sports but usually I’m looking for the next job.
When I started eBay, it was a hobby, an experiment to see if people could use the Internet to be empowered through access to an efficient market. I actually wasn’t thinking about it in terms of a social impact.
I studied communications, only because I could get my own show on the campus radio station. I never thought of it as a career. Music was always a really passionate hobby – it was like collecting DVDs or stamps.
You know, I’ve carried a weapon for 10 years, never shot anybody, never robbed anybody. It has saved my life twice, but I know they’re not toys. I practice with firearms, I enjoy shooting, it’s a hobby of mine and I have a healthy respect for them.
You see, rock and roll isn’t a career or hobby – it’s a life force. It’s something very essential.
I’ve always done magic as a hobby. I’ve done it professionally, too.
I write and record all the time; it’s my hobby and my passion.
I think, since I was a kid, I had that independence of being driven and being motivated in whatever I did, whether school work or a sport or even a hobby.
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.
I watch films and TV almost like as a hobby – not even as a hobby: it’s bordering on careerist. It would be easier to tell you what I’m not into than what I am.
I studied computer science and graphic design, yeah, so music was self-taught and a backburner thing, an obsessive hobby.
In 2016, makeup has become an incredible passion and hobby for men and women, but it hasn’t become mainstream.
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 and weird and mean, so I went to theater class because I was like, ‘Yo, I need a hobby.’
My grandmother lived to 104 years old, and part of her success was she woke up every morning to a brand new day. She said every morning is a new gift. Her favorite hobby was collecting birthdays.
The profession is never going back to those days when a handful of wealthy people treated publishing like a hobby: one where the business can lose money because the family has lots of it to burn. Frankly, I don’t think that model was ever sustainable, and it really only enriched a small number of writers.
Music is just a really fun hobby that I do, because I’m actually really good about writing songs and producing. People don’t realize this, but I am an excellent writer for artists.
Filmmaking is kind of a vain hobby when maybe we should all be taking to the streets. But it seems irresponsible not to be informed by politics in some way.
I’ve been into cars my whole life, I’ve always bought and sold a few here and there on the side, as kind of a hobby.
I think fashion is a lot of fun. I love clothes. More than fashion or brand labels, I love design. I love the thought that people put into clothes. I love when clothes make cultural statements and I think personal style is really cool. I also freely recognize that fashion should be a hobby.
The best way to make happy money is to make money your hobby and not your god.
Scott Alexander
I didn’t get into this to pick up a new hobby. I don’t want to just be a golfer. I want to be the best.
At least inside the city of Seattle, 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 in November 1996, and by June 1998 I was doing my first live show.
I was studying to be a doctor like every good Indian boy, and doing music on the side as a hobby. Then I started to get a little serious and record companies started giving me offers!
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, skill or hobby – or even have depth.
Brittany Daniel
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.
I used to always be in Atlanta, chilling. I didn’t really have as much to do. So I would gamble as a hobby. Now I’d rather go into the studio and try to make me a hit.
I started blogging as a hobby, not really thinking anyone would read my site, just my friends.
I’m a fairly ordinary person – a lifelong reader, a former software engineer, and former math teacher. I come from a wonderful family of teachers, musicians, librarians, and engineers. I think I surprised them as well as my friends and coworkers when I took up writing as a hobby and let it take over my life!
My mum and dad‘s hobby was amateur dramatics.
A hobby a day keeps the doldrums away.
Racing is work, so that’s not a hobby.
Hobbies of any kind are boring except to people who have the same hobby. This is also true of religion, although you will not find me saying so in print.
This is my hobby: growing stores, adding stores. It’s fun.
Some of the early speculation I saw in the press was that I am a rail fan. I’m not. This is not a hobby. This is a full-time business, and a very serious one at that. We’re making this railroad work.
Any good business is a hobby. We have an integrated company culture, and I can honestly say that many people who come here to work make Yandex a central part of their lives.
Everything I do, it sticks. I move on to a different hobby, but I don’t forget about them. I don’t drop anything.
I have only one hobby and that is acting. It’s my passion, my hobby, so I don’t need a break to pursue my hobby.
When Hobby Lobby was created in the early 1970s, I was committed to use profits to help ministry work.
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.
Caravanning can be as simple or as luxurious as you choose. My own experience is probably not dissimilar to that of many families across the country who also share this hobby.
It was my fifth grade teacher who introduced the idea that writing could be more than a hobby for me.
It’s helpful for me to get ideas – the physical action of painting. 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.
I am often fond of saying the Trekkers are passionate about a hobby, their hobby is ‘Star Trek.’ They are by and large very imaginative, very intelligent people, and they certainly have been more than generous to me.
Building and launching rockets has been a lifelong hobby that my son and I share. We regularly travel to Nevada‘s Black Rock Desert to launch rockets.
Writing is my profession. Photography is my hobby.
Nick Knight 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 a hobby.
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 hours.
Working out is my biggest hobby. It’s my Zen hour. I just zone out.
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.
I race historic muscle cars back in Australia, and that’s my hobby. And I try to race home as soon as I’ve finished a movie but don’t tell anyone.
It sounds cheesy, but have a hobby you like. Fill yourself with that, distract yourself, get away from it completely – go hiking, play scary German card games, or create things.
I recommend 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 living.
My singing is my hobby. It’s me and my brother. We just enjoy writing music.
I studied audio engineering at university. The background I am from, music was never seen as a viable career; it was always a hobby.
I remember in grammar school the teacher asked if anyone had any hobbies. I was the only one with any hobbies and I had every hobby there was… name anything, no matter how esoteric. I could have given everyone a hobby and still had 40 or 50 to take home.
Writing music is sort of my hobby, but it’s been falling off more and more. Doing comic books takes up my entire life.
The Huffingtonpost.com does not pay its writers. Tina Brown‘s thedailybeast.com does pay its writers. You have to be paid because this is not a hobby. You have to keep that standard. You can’t ask grandpa to loan you money because you have to go to Afghanistan. I walked the picket line for that to continue.
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 my soul. 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.
Japanese is sort of a hobby of mine, and I can get around Japan with ease.
I play golf with my shirttail out. I own a golf course because it’s very, very close to my house, and I don’t want to drive 45 minutes to the north side of Oklahoma City to play golf every day. I have race horses ’cause I love horses and it’s my hobby.
Hobbies of any kind are boring except to people who have the same hobby. This is also true of religion, although you will not find me saying so in print.
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 for it.
I just sing. But I have a fun hobby: I love to do archery. I’m pretty good on target. 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.
On an average day, I will spend 90 percent of my waking moments working on ‘Superwoman.’ I’m a huge workaholic. My hobby is ‘Superwoman.’
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.
American business needs more conscience, not less, whether from religious motivation like Hobby Lobby or from secular intentions.
Back in the ’40s and early ’50s, building simple electronic projects was a popular hobby of many people. Back then, you could buy, you know, a few parts and – with tubes and build 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 on.
My hobby of not attending meetings about recycling saves more energy than your hobby of recycling.
If you keep marrying as I do, you learn everybody‘s hobby.
I acted as a hobby when I was a child but wasn’t initially very good at it.
I was told growing up that the arts were just a hobby – that I couldn’t do it as a career.
Religion that is contained only within a church building is a weekend hobby, not a personal faith.
I started comedy as a hobby, really, and it still doesn’t seem like a proper job.
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 my chances of acting.
This is my hobby. Reaching out, getting to know other people’s cultures, traveling to other people’s countries.
If you ask me what my hobby is, I don’t have a traditional hobby.
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.
Dolores O’Riordan
I didn’t know what I wanted to do. I was training about six horses. I was feeling the pressure 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 cannot imagine stopping singing. It is so nice that I even do it as a hobby.
I was always a visual artist my whole life, and I came to music really late – when I was 21 or 22 was the first time I ever touched a musical instrument. For me, it was always this fun side hobby.
Making films is my hobby. It relaxes me; it is my life, and it’s one of the best jobs in the world. I go to work and solve problems, fight robots, kill aliens, and kiss beautiful women. I’m a very lucky man.
I want to carry on in the music business and in television because it’s basically a hobby and a passion that I actually get paid for.
I wouldn’t have taken up modeling as a profession. It was more of a hobby.
Like so many other bored teens, I was a bored teen with a hobby. The only difference was mine was obsessing about crime.
Actors 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.
I’m essentially working from the moment I wake up to the moment I go to sleep. It’s my biggest hobby but also my favorite career that I could ever have. Every single platform is important.
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 do a lot of speaking about energy and environment. But that’s more a second job than a hobby. Hobby-wise, I love the outdoors – hiking, biking, kayaking, swimming, scuba diving. Because I spend almost all of my life in front of a screen, time in nature is especially important, I think.
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.
My biggest hobby is playing golf, which I really enjoy. Now when I am lying in bed at night, unable to sleep, I find myself thinking about my golf swing. I’m also involved in the Tampa Bay chapter of First Tee.
As an actor, you have a ton of downtime, so it’s always good to have a hobby, especially another creative outlet outside of acting.
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 hobby despite the money rather than due to it.
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 up.
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 had developed this habit of writing scenarios as a hobby. I would find out which stories had been sold to be made into films and I would write my own treatment and then compare it.
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 of acting.
Watching soccer is my main hobby, really. I’m no tactician or coach, but I enjoy watching the free flow of it, the different styles, and the histories behind clubs. Like Barcelona vs. Madrid – it’s not just a soccer game; it’s a geopolitical struggle. There are great storylines and no commercials.
I’ve done music as a hobby, either in musical theater or just jamming with friends, pretty much for as long as I can remember.
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!
Maybe someday, if I work hard enough, entertainment will be a career for me, but right now making videos and uploading them to the Internet is just a hobby.
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 projects.
Decorating has always been my hobby.
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 and university.
I like clothes and fashion. It’s a hobby for me and I really enjoy being part of it, so it’s nice when people say: ‘He can dress quite well.’
Competitive 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?’
My hobby is old 4×4’s, you know, old Blazers and Broncos and stuff.
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.
My father said writing was a nice hobby. He strongly encouraged my brother and me to become doctors.
Acting was just a hobby; I never needed butter from it.
History 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.
My husband went through a phase of giving me vacuum cleaners, sewing machines and Mixmasters. It’s ironic. He is encouraging me to develop a hobby, I think.
Crafting covers so many areas and over the last few years, we have seen a real boom in the U.K. in terms of people adopting craft as a hobby.
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.’
I try to lead a pretty active lifestyle. My biggest hobby is traveling with my family. I love to travel to new places and try crazy things. I’m a bit of a daredevil, so I have done things like zip lining, parasailing, scuba diving, and reverse bungee jumping!
If you had a hobby, family, or wanted to do things besides work – you should join VMware. We didn’t have nearly as long hours as Google given our customers worked normal business hours.
It is by God’s grace and provision that Hobby Lobby has endured. Therefore, we seek to honor God by operating the company in a manner consistent with biblical principles.
All my life I’ve encountered people who were obsessed with one particular class of object or experience, who were constantly pursuing that thing. Since I was a little kid, I hadn’t afforded myself the opportunity, I guess, to have a hobby.
I’m a runner by hobby and by nature of stress relief and staying fit.
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 and art.
As a student, I had a hobby of inventing new ideas for products. For me, thinking of new businesses is like inventing new products.
Hobby Lobby has always been a tool for the Lord‘s work.
My father, whose hobby was collecting secondhand cricket books, came back from a book fair one day with a copy of ‘The Body In The Library.’
I have tried to create main characters who are drastically different from the types who generally appear in crime novels. Mikael Blomkvist, for instance, doesn’t have ulcers or booze problems or an anxiety complex. He doesn’t listen to operas, nor does he have an oddball hobby such as making model airplanes.