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We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.
I just like to keep challenging myself, keep it varied. It's a craft, and I'm constantly trying to learn and get better at it.
It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather than a baker, when he is no longer compelled, as among the Egyptians, to succeed to his father's craft.
Honore de Balzac
We travel together, passengers on a little spaceship, dependent on it's vulnerable reserves of air and soil, all committed, for our safety, to it's security and peace. Preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work and the love we give our fragile craft.
Adlai E. Stevenson
Hairdressing in general hasn't been given the kudos it deserves. It's not recognised by enough people as a worthy craft.
You want to be a bit compulsive in your art or craft or whatever you do.
Everything a writer learns about the art or craft of fiction takes just a little away from his need or desire to write at all. In the end he knows all the tricks and has nothing to say.
And I believe that the best learning process of any kind of craft is just to look at the work of others.
If it's flipping hamburgers at McDonald's, be the best hamburger flipper in the world. Whatever it is you do you have to master your craft.
The life so short, the craft so long to learn.
The difference between people who believe they have books inside of them and those who actually write books is sheer cussed persistence - the ability to make yourself work at your craft, every day - the belief, even in the face of obstacles, that you've got something worth saying.
Acting is something I love. It's a great craft that I have a lot of respect for. But I don't think it's any greater challenge than teaching 8-year-olds or any other career. In my life, I try not to make it more important than it is and I just hope that rubs off on the people around me.
Making a book is a craft, like making a clock; it needs more than native wit to be an author.
Jean de la Bruyere
Well you can't teach the poetry, but you can teach the craft.
As I get into it more, I want to grow as an artist, as an entertainer, and basically perfect my craft.
I grew up studying ballet; I grew up honing my craft.
I wanted to be the best actor possible. I worked very hard at the craft of it.
It helps immerse yourself in what you potentially want to do. Being involved, learning firsthand and observing the craft and absorbing all you can, makes it easier to define what you want. It will also ultimately make you a better Chef. Culinary school, or even a single class, is a great bet too.
Giada De Laurentiis
Social media is a giant distraction to the ultimate aim, which is honing your craft as a songwriter. There are people who are exceptional at it, however, and if you can do both things, then that's fantastic, but if you are a writer, the time is better spent on a clever lyric than a clever tweet.
Bands today have to learn their craft by putting the hard work in that we did when we were young performers.
Obviously, I haven't really progressed that much at my craft.
You either create something and you keep it a secret and you die with it, or you can benefit the craft.
I will never master this craft. Orchestras are very, very forthcoming with me.
David Ogden Stiers
Joe Klein is the flower of American political journalism, a sharp raconteur who shows traces of the gonzo style that was in vogue when he was honing his craft at Rolling Stone back in the day.
A diva is someone who is a perfectionist, who does her best in her craft.
It is in the gift for employing all the vicissitudes of life to one's own advantage and to that of one's craft that a large part of genius consists.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
Compared to industry in Europe or Japan, where industry was based on a craft tradition, we are sadly behind.
In those countries with centuries of a craft tradition behind their building methods, techniques are tightly coordinated under the direction of the architect.
Well, the odds must be against anybody being able to fly around the world in a balloon on the first attempt. All of us who are attempting to go around the world in balloons are effectively flying in experimental craft because these craft cannot be tested.
I actually really love working with young actors because they're so responsive and instinctive, and it's a much less honed craft that they're employing.
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