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There are great amateur bodies that have good programs right from the grassroots level to professionals. (Quote by - Karrie Webb)

My amateur interest in astronomy brought out the term 'magnitude,' which is used for the brightness of a star. (Quote by - Charles Francis Richter)

Amateur bureaucrats are often even worse than professional bureaucrats. (Quote by - John McCarthy)

I built my own hi-fi set and enjoyed helping friends with their amateur radio transmitters, but lost interest as soon as they worked. (Quote by - Robert W. Wilson)

I maintain that two and two would continue to make four, in spite of the whine of the amateur for three, or the cry of the critic for five. (Quote by - James Whistler)

Sport must be amateur or it is not sport. Sports played professionally are entertainment. (Quote by - Avery Brundage)

When should a college athlete turn pro? Not until he has earned all he can in college as an amateur. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

The amateur is very rare in French literature - as rare as he is common in our own. (Quote by - Lytton Strachey)

The world's most avid amateur beer enthusiasts participated. Because of their amateur status there were no minced words in the reviews -- beers were rated frankly and freely. (Quote by - Joe Tucker)

We did exactly what everybody in the country did, watching it. You entered this state of sort of denials. You think, well, it must have been a tragic accident by an amateur pilot. And then you see the next plane coming. (Quote by - Diane Sawyer)

I am deeply saddened by the passing of Charlie Yates. Charlie was an outstanding amateur golfer and a member who was linked to Bobby Jones and the club's history, attending every Masters through 2003. He will be greatly missed. (Quote by - Hootie Johnson)

The Amateur Marriage grew out of the reflection that of all the opportunities to show differences in character, surely an unhappy marriage must be the richest. (Quote by - Anne Tyler)

Your performance depends on your people. Select the best, train them and back them. When errors occur, give sharper guidance. If errors persist or if the fit feels wrong, help them move on. The country cannot afford amateur hour in the White House. (Quote by - Donald Rumsfeld)

Camera phones threaten to turn everyone into amateur paparazzi. We are witnessing our personal space shrink because of the way technology is being used. (Quote by - Daniel Solove)

Every artist was first an amateur. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Surprisingly enough, I haven't had a letter from Amateur Boxing Scotland bosses offering their congratulations for my Melbourne medal win. (Quote by - Kenny Anderson)

The prize money for first place was $2,800, but I didn't take it because I was still an amateur. (Quote by - Tracy Austin)

That's what amateur skating is about, technical expertise, and it should always stay that way. (Quote by - Brian Boitano)

It felt great to be on that stage in front of so many friends and family. It was different than fighting at the amateur level. I came out to my own music and I had on my own boxing outfit. I could feel the electricity and it only drove my to push harder. (Quote by - Maureen Shea)

Two and two the mathematician continues to make four, in spite of the whine of the amateur for three, or the cry of the critic for five. (Quote by - James McNeill Whistler)

My father was an amateur filmmaker who shot 8mm color documentaries. (Quote by - Lasse Hallstrom)

Once the amateur's naive approach and humble willingness to learn fades away, the creative spirit of good photography dies with it. Every professional should remain always in his heart an amateur. (Quote by - Aiysha Majid)

Any chance I had to get in front of people - amateur talent contests at movie houses like the Broadway, the president - I took. (Quote by - Frankie Avalon)

Two and two continue to make four, in spite of the whine of the amateur for three, or the cry of the critic for five. (Quote by - James McNeill Whistler)

Parenthood remains the greatest single preserve of the amateur. (Quote by - Alvin Toffler)


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