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I am essentially an amateur medecin, and this to me is almost a mania.
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
I set myself challenges every time I work. Ideally, I approach everything as though it's the first time - with a beginner's mind and an amateur's love.
Time management is probably the biggest thing I've had to learn to deal with being on the PGA Tour, whether it be media or figuring out how many weeks to play in a row. That's been the biggest adjustment, coming from amateur and college golf.
Some rescue groups are highly organized, experienced, well-funded, nearly professional. Others are small amateur operations run out of garages and back yards. Their members may identify strongly with animals as victims, sometimes because of traumas and disappointments in their own lives. Others simply love animals and want to help them.
More than any other major sport, professional or amateur, college football games are decided by the physical incompetence and downright chokery of their players.
An amateur is someone who supports himself with outside jobs which enable him to paint. A professional is someone whose wife works to enable him to paint.
My main objective is to prepare candidates for professional baseball; however, the majority of our graduates will go home as much better qualified amateurs.
My amateur interest in astronomy brought out the term 'magnitude', which is used for the brightness of a star.
Charles Francis Richter
I had to leave school at 14 because my father got injured in the mines and I had to support my family. I was an undertaker's assistant, then a plasterer, before doing my military service in the RAF. All the while, I was doing amateur dramatics and dreaming of getting a scholarship to the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
For far too long the House of Commons has been run as little more than a private club by and for gentleman amateurs.
My father was a stone mason, and a talented amateur pianist and vocalist.
John E. Walker
My true love is with amateur wrestlin;, that's where I was born. I've always wanted to wrestle.
Amateurs hope, professionals work.
Amateur wrestling, you can go by instinct. Pro wrestling, you have to memorize, and you have to go by what moves you said you were going to do. Sometimes you have to feel the crowd and do the moves at the right time and know the timing and tell a good story.
At this period the enthusiasm of the amateur was fast giving way to a more steady commercial instinct, and I let no opportunity slip of improving my position, but I felt that I was still labouring under the disadvantage of not having acquired some technical profession.
Thanks to a hacker known as Guccifer who wormed into the computer of the 43rd president's sister, the world has learned that George W. Bush is an amateur - I would say serious amateur - painter.
I learnt about plants from my father, who was a herbalist and an amateur microscopist.
Later in July I'm going to be promoting and putting on a boxing show of amateur fighters from July 21st through the 28th where one hundred kids will be fighting and competing with each other to see who's going to be the best.
I'm an amateur photographer, apart from being a professional one, and I think maybe my amateur pictures are the better ones.
I remember leaving the hospital - thinking, 'Wait, are they going to let me just walk off with him? I don't know beans about babies! I don't have a license to do this.' We're just amateurs.
I used to be an amateur inventor when I was a kid; I'm always inventing something.
I was a fairly good amateur musician, and I was an average professional. But the one thing I saw was that the big band business was fading.
I was a good amateur but only an average professional. I soon realized that there was a limit to how far I could rise in the music business, so I left the band and enrolled at New York University.
If I wasn't a professional scientist, I'd be an amateur scientist. But plan B was to go into computers.
I am not really certain how original my contribution to music is as I am obviously an amateur.
I was a fairly good amateur musician, and I was an average professional. But the one thing I saw was that the big band business was fading. So I made an economic decision, and it turned out the best judgment I ever made in my life.
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