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Carpentry Quotes

Carpentry Quotes by David Lynch, Harrison Ford, Sam Rayburn, Alma Guillermoprieto, Anne Hathaway, Dwight Gayle and many others.

I supported myself by delivering the ‘Wall Street Journal’ and doing odd jobs. I love plumbing and carpentry.
David Lynch
I enjoyed carpentry, and it was very good to me for 12 years.
Harrison Ford
Any jackass can kick down a barn, but it takes a good carpenter to build one.
Sam Rayburn
And, of course, millions of us cross the border to work in US homes and gardens and factories and carpentry shops and restaurants, and if you go to a restaurant pretty much anywhere in the United States, the chances are that the dishes will be washed by a Mexican.
Alma Guillermoprieto
My passion is interior decorating. My goal for the next years is to get into carpentry, because I really want to learn how to make my own furniture.
Anne Hathaway
I studied carpentry for three years and passed all my qualifications. If it wasn’t for football then I would still be doing that. I honestly really enjoyed it.
Dwight Gayle
The longer you work in this business [movie], the more you start to be able to see the carpentry. You can see where things are going, and it’s harder to surprise you, as a reader
David Benioff
The last thing on my mind was to be an actor, but I had a crush on a cute girl in the drama department, so the best thing for me to do was audition, help out, do carpentry, whatever it took to get me on that project.
John Ratzenberger
Novelists do not write as birds sing, by the push of nature. It is part of the job that there should be much routine and some daily stuff on the level of carpentry.
William Golding
I spend a lot of time doing carpentry. Sometimes there is nothing that gives me the contentment that sawing a piece of wood does.
Abbas Kiarostami
I get up at sunrise. I’m a Buddhist, so I chant in the morning. My wife and I sit and have coffee together, but then it’s list-making time. I have carpentry projects. We have roads we keep in repair. It’s not back-breaking, but it’s certainly aerobic and mildly strenuous.
Patrick Duffy
I assume as a child Jesus had to learn how to do carpentry, learn Torah, learn all the things a human child had to learn. If He was human in all ways except that He did not sin, this must have been the case.
Anne Rice
I learned construction and carpentry from my father at a young age, so I felt very comfortable and I felt very satisfied when I worked in that field.
Michael Cudlitz
At its most basic we are discussing a learned skill (writing), but do we not agree that sometimes the most basic skills can create things far beyond our expectations? We are talking about tools and carpentry, about words and style… but as we move along, you’d do well to remember that we are also talking about magic.
Stephen King
Good acting is really excellent carpentry.
John Lithgow
The carpenter is not the best who makes more chips than all the rest.
Arthur Guiterman
The way I grew up, everyone knew how to cook, sew… carpentry.
Shea Hembrey
I can build a house with my bare hands. In my late teens I was in a band with my friend Henrik, and his builder father thought we needed something to fall back on, so he taught us carpentry and bricklaying and we built a house over two years.
Kim Bodnia
I was born May 31, 1911, in Paris. My parents owned a small cheese shop, and my maternal grandfather was a carpentry worker. I thus came from what is commonly known as the working class.
Maurice Allais
…Jesus Christ might simply have returned to his carpentry following the use of modern psychiatric treatments.
William Sargant
A novel is a great act of passion and intellect, carpentry and largess. From the very beginning, I wrote to explain my own life to myself, and I invited readers who chose to make the journey with me to join me on the high wire.
Pat Conroy
Success in foreign policy, as in carpentry, requires the right tools for the job.
Richard N. Haass
My brother was four years older and always building tree houses. Whether I wanted to or not, I learned carpentry.
Michael Beck
Word-carpentry is like any other kind of carpentry: you must join your sentences smoothly.
Anatole France
Why didn’t evolution make a giraffe good at carpentry so it could build a ladder?
Karl Pilkington
I think one of the things that is essential for happiness in life, or at least for non-sadness, is producing something. I guess that’s why I spend so much time and agony writing books. But working on carpentry is sort of like all the pleasure with none of the agony.
Ethan Canin
Speak, what trade art thou?
Why, sir, a carpenter.
Where is thy leather apron and thy rule?
What does thou with thy best apparel on?
William Shakespeare
Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
I’ve a secret desire to be a tradie really. I wouldn’t mind taking time out to do a carpentry course.
Aaron Pedersen