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Crafty Quotes

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The Crafty Cockney had a picture of the owner dressed up as a copper,
so I brought it home, wore it on TV and the name just stuck.
- Eric Bristow

I am in no mood to be deceived any longer by the crafty
devil and false character whose greatest pleasure is
to take advantage of everyone.
- Camille Claudel

I've got a nice little crafty deal with the people in Barbados;
10 days out there teaching the locals how to play darts for an hour a day.
Get paid for that as well.
- Eric Bristow

The crafty person is always in danger;
and when they think they walk in the dark,
all their pretenses are transparent.
- John Tillotson

 

Learned Institutions ought to be favorite objects with every free people.
They throw that light over the public mind which is
the best security against crafty and dangerous encroachments on the public liberty.
- James Madison

It's easier to play a dim character,
for me,
because I have a natural bent for comedy.
It's not intrinsic for me to be crafty,
so I would have to go outside for a source of origin.
I think of myself as pretty dim.
- Stephen Root

In those days reputation was a big thing.
If you could win a game before you went out,
win it.
That could mean winning it in the papers by saying
certain things or by not saying certain things.
You got very crafty at the game.
- Tommy Smith

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We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master.
- Ernest Hemingway

Bands today have to learn their craft by putting the
hard work in that we did when we were young performers.
- Elton John

It is all about marketing; that is where the real craft comes in.
The best actors do not necessarily become the biggest stars.
And vice versa.
- Dirk Benedict

I'll need my whole lifetime to polish my craft.
- Eva Green

I admire Meryl Streep and Dustin Hoffman for their
sheer dedication to their craft.
- Lavrenti Lopes

The dirty little secret of journalism is that it really isn't a profession,
it's a craft.
All you need is a telephone and a conscience and you're all set.
- Andrew Sullivan

Well you can't teach the poetry, but you can teach the craft.
- David Hockney

I'm really proud to have been in The Craft.
I will always be that chick from The Craft,
no matter what I do.
- Robin Tunney

While one party may possess the levers of power,
one party does not possess a monopoly on good ideas.
Good lawmaking, after all, is about the ability to
craft effective solutions.
- Bill Owens

Compared to industry in Europe or Japan,
where industry was based on a craft tradition,
we are sadly behind.
- Arthur Erickson

My father was a very disciplined singer who worked hard at his craft,
and I was around that growing up.
- Bobby McFerrin

If there's no craft there, then once the looks go,
there goes your career.
- Joe Morton

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

I love strong women, not only in life but in craft.
- Brad Garrett

I think MTV put a huge dent in the songwriting craft.
- Christopher Cross

I take my craft very seriously.
- Jimmy Chamberlin

The music is in the lead here, and a large part of this,
I have no idea what I'm doing.
I feel a closer bond with the craft of songwriting,
stronger than I ever have.
- Ben Harper

If you want to be a doctor, a lawyer you must go to college.
But if you want to be a musician or such,
study your craft.
Study music.
- Billy Eckstine

Most people won't realize that writing is a craft.
You have to take your apprenticeship in it like anything else.
- Katherine Anne Porter

So, I lived at the Beijing Opera, I ate there,
I learned a craft.
And the money we made went into the company.
- John Lone

I will never master this craft.
Orchestras are very, very forthcoming with me.
- David Ogden Stiers

Far from wishing to awaken the artist in the pupil prematurely,
the teacher considers it his first task to make him
a skilled artisan with sovereign control of his craft.
- Eugen Herrigel

I never regarded my pictures as very much to be proud of,
except in this, the craft, the style.
- Douglas Sirk

But really important, perhaps most important is the craft;
how you make your record,
the creation of these sonic worlds you want your listener to hear.
- Duncan Sheik

If one takes pride in one's craft, you won't let a good thing die.
Risking it through not pushing hard enough is not a humility.
- Paul Keating

The modern artist must live by craft and violence.
His gods are violent gods.
Those artists, so called, whose work does not show this strife,
are uninteresting.
- Ezra Pound

You should put time into learning your craft.
It seems like people want success so quickly,
way before they're ready.
- Lucinda Williams

And later I thought, I can't think how anyone can become
a director without learning the craft of cinematography.
- Nicolas Roeg

What I didn't know that by sticking to craft we would
blow open some doors that I never saw opened before.
- James Lipton

Once the anchor of reason has been cut,
one's craft may go anywhere.
One may become a St Francis or equally a Hitler.
- Brand Blanshard

Disco B still rolls with me now.
He's still doing his thing.
He does clubs in different places.
He was very instrumental in helping me perfect my craft.
- Grandmaster Flash

The craft of painting has virtually disappeared.
There is hardly anyone left who really possesses it.
For evidence one has only to look at the painters of this century.
- Balthus

I maintain that many an inventor, many a diplomat,
many a financier is a sounder philosopher than all
those who practice the dull craft of experimental psychology.
- Oswald Spengler

A stage play requires very different craft from a book,
fiction or otherwise, and ditto from a screenplay.
- Dirk Benedict

Craft is part of the creative process.
- Gavin Bryars

I think that anybody's craft is fascinating.
A taxi driver talking about taxi driving is going to be very,
very interesting.
- James Lipton

Journalism is a kind of profession, or craft,
or racket, for people who never wanted to grow up and
go out into the real world.
- Harry Reasoner

It is not enough to know your craft -
you have to have feeling.
Science is all very well, but for us imagination is worth far more.
- Edouard Manet

I grew up studying ballet; I grew up honing my craft.
- Janice Dickinson

I'm disappointed in acting as a craft.
I want everything to go back to Orson Welles and fake
noses and changing your voice.
It's become so much about personality.
- Spencer Tracy

Their spirits and their visions are embodied in their craft.
And so is mine.
It's not Jane Saw Puff.
But the clarity of Jane Saw Puff is precious to me.
- Sharon Olds

I do not hesitate to say that the limitation on naval
craft between the great naval powers was too high.
- Frank B. Kellogg

Acting is something I love to do.
I love to perform and I love the art,
the craft of it.
- Jill Bennett

Two, I actually learned a lot of things that served
me very well when it came to repeating performances on stage,
because it is a craft and you do need a technique for it.
- Ron Silver

If they respect the craft and what we're doing and
they bring something to the table and they work hard,
I don't care what you do as your side job or as your day job.
- Anthony Anderson

Songwriting is kind of like a craft.
It's not something that just comes in a dream.
You've got to work at it.
- Sean Lennon

The Craft was what it was.
People who respond to that movie respond to it really strongly.
- Robin Tunney

The level of detail and craft is something that's inscribed
within the original design concept.
And so when I begin to draw, I know what kind of detailing
I want the building to have.
- Tadao Ando

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

I spent a lot of years just learning my craft and falling
down in front of the camera.
- Thomas Jane

In the end, Dan Rather's legend skewered him,
CBS and the craft of journalism.
- Tina Brown

If you're lucky as you get older, you respect the craft and it becomes a skill.
- Frank Langella

We were advised that nobody could stop us from pursuing
our craft simply because we had honed,
or even developed that craft while working at a company.
- David Crane

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.
- Snoop Dogg

A diva is someone who is a perfectionist,
who does her best in her craft.
- Patti LaBelle

I wanted to write stories for myself.
At first it was purely an aesthetic thing about craft.
I just wanted to become good at the art of something.
And writing was very private.
- Amy Tan

Making a book is a craft, like making a clock;
it needs more than native wit to be an author.
- Jean de la Bruyere

And I believe that the best learning process of any
kind of craft is just to look at the work of others.
- Wole Soyinka

The life so short, the craft so long to learn.
- Hippocrates

The human heart is as a frail craft on which we wish to reach the stars.
- Giotto di Bondone

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.
- Clive Owen

I think I'm more bonded, emotionally and in a craft sense,
to films that tell extraordinary stories about extraordinary destinies.
- Ben Kingsley

When the major studios flourished many years ago,
an actor was groomed, developed, and worked frequently at his craft.
The studios really took care of their actors.
- James MacArthur

In those countries with centuries of a craft tradition
behind their building methods,
techniques are tightly coordinated under the direction of the architect.
- Arthur Erickson


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