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1. "TV was my hobby. I loved the glitz. I loved how hot everybody was."
Author: Andy Cohen
2. "Mountaineering has always been a huge hobby of mine."
Author: Andy Serkis
3. "It's essential for an actor to have a hobby for the time when the telephone doesn't ring."
Author: Bradford Dillman
4. "I love fashion, but it's always been my job, whereas horseriding is my hobby."
Author: Carson Kressley
5. "You know I still don't like your…hobby.""Didn't ask your opinion." Jake rubbed his aching ribs. "If you want mine: anyone using the missionary position twice in a row should serve time."
Author: Cherise Sinclair
6. "If I was working nine to five, acting would be my hobby... I always feel like maybe I should do an Open University degree. But I'm never going to."
Author: Claire Foy
7. "I'd love to maybe try writing. I don't know if I'd publish anything, but as a hobby, it's really nice. I bought a typewriter, and I really like to write on the typewriter sometimes. It's a fun little hobby."
Author: Emma Roberts
8. "I race historic muscle cars back in Australia, and that's my hobby. And I try to race home as soon as I've finished a movie but don't tell anyone."
Author: Eric Bana
9. "I have a new hobby and it's pretty much logging."
Author: Eric Church
10. "It wasn't his job to keep tabs on mob princesses, but this one was sort of a hobby."
Author: Genevieve Dewey
11. "I need scarcely say that when I am off duty or on vacation I have little inclination to laugh: the cowhand is glad when he can forget the cow, the bricklayer when he can forget the mortar, and carpenters usually have doors at home which don't work or drawers which are hard to open. Confectioners like sour pickles, butchers like marzipan, and the baker prefers sausage to bread; bullfighters raise pigeons for a hobby, boxers turn pale when their children have nosebleeds: I find all this quite natural, for I never laugh off duty. I am a very solemn person, and people consider me - perhaps rightly so - a pessimist.("The Laugher")"
Author: Heinrich Böll
12. "I've not as yet found one hobby that would absorb me completely when I'm not working, but I have just bought a new apartment and didn't quite bargain for the amount of effort and time and money that that absorbs."
Author: Hugh Dancy
13. "Photography is a Passion Not a Hobby!"
Author: Ilyass Azaryouh
14. "I only work on my books at nights and at weekends. It is really just like a hobby."
Author: Jeff Kinney
15. "In addition, Steinberg has found that adolescence is especially rough on parents who don't have an outside interest, whether it be work or a hobby, to absorb their interests as their child is pulling away."
Author: Jennifer Senior
16. "I am somewhat proud of this," Mab's cold voice said. "To be sure, the White Christ never suffered so long or so terribly as did this traitor. Three days on a tree. Hardly enough time for a prelude. When it came to visiting agony, the Romans were hobbyists."
Author: Jim Butcher
17. "I've often wished that I had some suave and socially acceptable hobby that I could fall back on in times like this. You know, play the violin (or was it the viola) like Sherlock Holmes, or maybe twiddle away on the pipe organ like the Disney version of Captain Nemo. But I don't. I'm sort of the arcane equivalent of a classic computer geek. I do magic, in one form or another, and that's pretty much it. I really need to get a life, one of these days"
Author: Jim Butcher
18. "I am a very lucky man. I am living my life with my hobby as my profession."
Author: Jim Sullivan
19. "All I'm doing is painting. It's my hobby. And that's that."
Author: John Mellencamp
20. "The only insult I've ever received in my adult life was when someone asked me, "Do you have a hobby?" A HOBBY?! DO I LOOK LIKE A FUCKING DABBLER?!"
Author: John Waters
21. "I grew up in a really small town with not a lot of money, and I liked singing, but it was just something that was a hobby."
Author: Justin Bieber
22. "I am often fond of saying the Trekkers are passionate about a hobby, their hobby is 'Star Trek.' They are by and large very imaginative, very intelligent people, and they certainly have been more than generous to me."
Author: Kate Mulgrew
23. "I studied to be a chef as a side thing, a little hobby that I enjoyed doing, but I ended up falling madly in love with the food and the lifestyle."
Author: Kelis
24. "Summer in the trees! "It is time to strangle several bad poets." /The yellow hobbyhorse rocks to and fro, and from the chimney / Drops the Strangler! The white and pink roses are slightly agitated by the struggle, / But afterwards beside the dead "poet" they cuddle up comfortingly against their vase. They are safer now, no one will compare them to the sea. / Here on the railroad train, one more time, is the Strangler. / He is going to get that one there, who is on his way to a poetry reading. / Agh! Biff! A body falls to the moving floor."
Author: Kenneth Koch
25. "You didn't feed from her," he said, and this was not a question."Swill poison? Not my kind of fun, little brother."One corner of Stefan's mouth quirked up. He made no response to this, but simply looked at Damon with eyes that were... knowing. Damon bridled."I told the truth!""Going to take it up as a hobby?"
Author: L.J. Smith
26. "Politics is my hobby. Smut is my vocation."
Author: Larry Flynt
27. "I enjoy my anger, it's the only hobby I have."
Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
28. "I'm a really boring bloke, actually. My business is my hobby."
Author: Lloyd Dorfman
29. "I think that when I was child, acting was mostly just a hobby for me. It was something that my parents encouraged me to think of the way that my brothers thought of their cross-country classes, or my little sister to dance classes and art classes, and it was something like that for me."
Author: Mara Wilson
30. "More than once, I began a conversation detailing a recentshopping trip or the latest great deal, only to abruptly stop talkingwhen I saw my companion's eyes glaze over. Gradually it dawnedon me that not everyone else was thrilled by free shampoo andtoothpaste. In fact, I realized, while my hobby seemed tedious tosome, it was downright bizarre to others."
Author: Mary Potter Kenyon
31. "The phone's not ringing off the hook, but that's ok by me. I feel very fortunate, work to me has become a kind of hobby."
Author: Matt LeBlanc
32. "This is my new hobby. I watch my life depart minute by minute. I anticipate the end of everything and anything -- a conversation, a class, track practice, darkness -- only to be left with more clock-watching to take its place. I'm continually waiting for something better that never comes. Maybe it would help if I knew what I wanted."
Author: Megan McCafferty
33. "Art matters. It is not simply a leisure activity for the privileged or a hobby for the eccentric. It is a practical good for the world. The work of the artist is an expression of hope - it is homage to the value of human life, and it is vital to society. Art is a sacred expression of human creativity that shares the same ontological ground as all human work. Art, along with all work is the ordering of creation toward the intention of the creator."
Author: Michael Gungor
34. "I came from Paris in the Spring of 1884, and was brought in intimate contact with him [Thomas Edison]. We experimented day and night, holidays not excepted. His existence was made up of alternate periods of work and sleep in the laboratory. He had no hobby, cared for no sport or amusement of any kind and lived in utter disregard of the most elementary rules of hygiene. There can be no doubt that, if he had not married later a woman of exceptional intelligence, who made it the one object of her life to preserve him, he would have died many years ago from consequences of sheer neglect. So great and uncontrollable was his passion for work."
Author: Nikola Tesla
35. "Acting is my passion, and Chelsea FC is my hobby."
Author: Phil Daniels
36. "Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion. It seizes a person whole and once it has done so, he/she will have to accept that his life will be radically changed."
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
37. "Maybe someday, if I work hard enough, entertainment will be a career for me, but right now making videos and uploading them to the Internet is just a hobby."
Author: Ray William Johnson
38. "All I do is watch TV and films, and when I'm not doing that, I'm making them. I need a hobby!"
Author: Rebecca Mader
39. "So many of my dreams were to actually be able to make a living of what I did as a hobby."
Author: Rick Baker
40. "Music is a hobby, because I'm not making any money out of it, but I put just as much conviction into that as I do into my acting."
Author: River Phoenix
41. "Books were my hobby, even as a child,' he told me. 'I read about every book in Milkwaukee Public Library before I was 15...Some of the books I didn't understand- but I read them just the same. I believed, you see, that my life work would be teaching, so I wanted to learning everything I could about every possible subject."
Author: Ruth Brandon
42. "My father taught me photography. It was his hobby, and we had a small darkroom in the fruit cellar of our basement. It was the kind of makeshift darkroom that was only dark at night."
Author: Sam Abell
43. "I made a list of skills in which I think every adult should gain a working knowledge. I wouldn't expect you to become a master of any, but mastery isn't necessary. Luck has a good chance of finding you if you become merely good in most of these areas. I'll make a case for each one, but here's the preview list.Public speakingPsychologyBusiness WritingAccountingDesign (the basics)ConversationOvercoming ShynessSecond languageGolfProper grammarPersuasionTechnology ( hobby level)Proper voice technique"
Author: Scott Adams
44. "In the Christianity of Christendom the Cross has become something like the child's hobby-horse and trumpet."
Author: Søren Kierkegaard
45. "Music is my life - acting's just a hobby."
Author: Steve Burns
46. "My hobby is gardening, I love it, it's my main hobby. I like being at home and I'm very happy being in my house, I love cooking."
Author: Susan Hampshire
47. "My singing is my hobby. It's me and my brother. We just enjoy writing music."
Author: Taryn Manning
48. "My goal in going into the entertainment world is not solely on the aspect of fame and fortune. But, solely on the aspect that I love creating new things as both hobby and professionally; because my profession is my hobby.Yes; the fame, fortune and chicks will come. But, the aspect of creating things is eternal and awesome. The fortune to thrive on earth and fame to get more projects, more friends, fans and meet new people."
Author: Temitope Owosela
49. "Film is my hobby, so I will work well through the night to develop films, whatever film I'm doing or dream projects I have."
Author: Vin Diesel
50. "Working out is my biggest hobby. It's my Zen hour. I just zone out."
Author: Zac Efron

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