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Definition of Amateur

Amateur

  1. A person attached to a particular pursuit, study, or science as to music or painting; esp. one who cultivates any study or art, from taste or attachment, without pursuing it professionally.

Amateur Quotations

Marathon running, like golf, is a game for players, not winners. That is why Callaway sells golf clubs and Nike sells running shoes. But running is unique in that the world's best racers are on the same course, at the same time, as amateurs, who have as much chance of winning as your average weekend warrior would scoring a touchdown in the NFL.
Hunter S. Thompson

I'm different. I have a different constitution, I have a different brain, I have a different heart. I got tiger blood, man. Dying's for fools, dying's for amateurs.
Charlie Sheen

Turning pro is a mindset. If we are struggling with fear, self-sabotage, procrastination, self-doubt, etc., the problem is, we're thinking like amateurs. Amateurs don't show up. Amateurs crap out. Amateurs let adversity defeat them. The pro thinks differently. He shows up, he does his work, he keeps on truckin', no matter what.
Steven Pressfield

I'm 0 for 3 with marriage - the scoreboard doesn't lie, never has. So what we all have is a marriage of the heart. To sully or contaminate or radically disrespect this union with a shameful contract is something that I will leave to the amateurs and the Bible grippers.
Charlie Sheen

If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.
Red Adair
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Amateur Translations

amateur in Afrikaans is amateur
amateur in Dutch is knutseaar, amateur, dilettant
amateur in French is amateur
amateur in German is Amateur {m}, Amateur {m}, Nichtprofi {m}
amateur in Italian is dilettante, amante
amateur in Portuguese is amador
amateur in Spanish is amante, aficionado