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Carpenter Quotes

carpenter quotes

Before the professionalization of architecture in the nineteenth century, it was standard for an aspiring mason or carpenter to begin his apprenticeship at fourteen and to become a master builder by his early twenties.Martin Filler

My great-grandfather Melvin had been a carpenter - so was my father - and they taught me the value of tools: saws, hammers, chisels, files and rulers. It all dealt with conciseness and precision. It eliminated guesswork. One has to know his tools, so he doesn't work against himself.Yusef Komunyakaa

Any jackass can kick down a barn, but it takes a good carpenter to build one.Sam Rayburn

As I mentioned, I was a carpenter for a time.Jack Vance

That is the way a great master carpenter feels, or an architect or composer or anyone who creates anything - people want to be appreciated for what they have done.David Amram

I love Mary Chapin Carpenter songs. I love her songs 'Come On, Come On' and 'I Am A Town', they're two of my favorite songs.Betty Buckley

I paid my way through college as a carpenter and a woodworker. So I've built the house I live in and most of the furniture that's in it, and I do a lot of woodworking still.Misha Collins

How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.Carlo Collodi

I never thought I was doing the same thing as directors like John Carpenter, George Romero, and sometimes even Hitchcock, even though I've been sometimes compared to those other guys. We're after different game.David Cronenberg

As for action movies, I did Tarzan, and I'm also about to shoot Meltdown, which John Carpenter wrote.Casper Van Dien

By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade.Desiderius Erasmus

My dad was a carpenter and I would work with him during the summer and umpire on the nights I wasn't playing.Jim Evans

I like serious films, the moneymaking blockbusters that don't make any kind of sense and John Carpenter films.Pam Grier

I was familiar with that and 'Rio Bravo.' 'Rio Bravo' was what John Carpenter did, that brilliant move of taking a western and turning it into an urban flick. And from there you got, you know, all the cop genre movies of the time.John Leguizamo

Well, the first thing I wanted to be was a carpenter. Then I wanted to be a painter and then a singer. It was when I first saw 'Lawrence of Arabia' that I wanted to be an actor.Michael Pitt

John Carpenter created the idea of Halloween, so his vision remains the most focused and intelligently directed of the series. The directors that have followed have kept the original intent of the concept.Donald Pleasence

At the end of the first Halloween, when I shot 6 bullets into Michael Myers, John Carpenter said, Let's get a shot of you looking out of the window and seeing no one lying there.Donald Pleasence

A jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one.Sam Rayburn

I think I have more in common with a carpenter than you might think. We're putting things together.Dave Van Ronk

My mother's dad dropped out of the eighth grade to work. He had to. By the time he was 30, he was a master electrician, plumber, carpenter, mason, mechanic. That guy was, to me, a magician. Anything that was broken, he could fix. Anybody anywhere in our community knew that if there was a problem, Carl was there to fix it.Mike Rowe