Parenthood remains the greatest single preserve of the amateur.
A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit.
Waste my time and we will have a problem.
Every artist was first an amateur.
From 1964 to 1968, I won many state, national and international amateur karate titles.
By the time I was 22, I was a professional. A young and flawed professional, but not an amateur.
My dad was a geologist and my mum was a nurse who directed amateur theatrics.
I started at the Incognito Theatre as an amateur.
I am essentially an amateur medecin, and this to me is almost a mania.
My father was a stone mason, and a talented amateur pianist and vocalist.
I started doing amateur theatre and played Rosa Parks at the age of 12 or 13. At 16, I decided it was what I wanted to do.
I once played amateur tournament tennis six months without double-faulting.