Top 100 Quotes About Apprenticeship

#1. Each human being has the right to two blessings: getting things right and getting things wrong. In the latter case, there will always be a kind of apprenticeship that will lead him back to the right path.

Paulo Coelho

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#2. We are only geometricians of matter; the Greeks were, first of all, geometricians in the apprenticeship to virtue.

Simone Weil

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#3. If you're young enough, any kind of writing you do for a short period of time is a marvelous apprenticeship.

Irwin Shaw

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#4. I wanted to be a writer and an artist. Learning to type as quickly as I could think was a needed skill and part of my long self-directed apprenticeship.

Jeffrey Zeldman

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#5. Back in those early days when I began my apprenticeship as a poet, I also tried to voice our anger, spirit of defiance and resistance in a Jamaican poetic idiom.

Linton Kwesi Johnson

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#6. That process by which you become a writer is a pretty lonely one. We don't have a group apprenticeship like a violinist might training for an orchestra.

Anne Rice

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#7. I am not innocent. Innocence is a science of the sublime. And I am only at the very beginning of the apprenticeship.

Helene Cixous

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#8. He longed now to have the sort of apprenticeship to life which would not shape him too definitely, and rob him of the choice that might come from a free growth.

George Eliot

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#9. When his apprenticeship was finished (the candidate for Knighthood) was received into the Knightly Order by a ritual of sacramental awe ...

Ariel Durant

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#10. If you have real passion for a career in game shows, be willing to serve an apprenticeship; it's the best way to learn.

Randy West

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#11. You know, my parents had a restaurant. And I left home, actually, in 1949, when I was 13 years old, to go into apprenticeship. And actually when I left home, home was a restaurant - like I said, my mother was a chef. So I can't remember any time in my life, from age 5, 6, that I wasn't in a kitchen.

Jacques Pepin

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#12. Education is the apprenticeship of life

Robert Aris Willmott

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#13. The idea that a poem was a made thing stayed with me, and I decided then that I wanted to be an artist, not just a diarist. So I put myself through a kind of apprenticeship in writing poetry, and I understood even then that my practice as a poet was deeply related to my reading.

Edward Hirsch

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#14. I started track and field when I was 12 and didn't get to an Olympic Games until I was nearly 23. By any stretch of the imagination that's a very long apprenticeship.

Sebastian Coe

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#15. At Sir-Tech I went through the ranks, almost like an apprenticeship. I was very fortunate. The industry was smaller then, and I was able to work alongside some amazing game designers.

Brenda Brathwaite

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#16. No one as ever completed their apprenticeship.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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#17. The best thing about writing programs is that it rationalized the apprenticeship of a writer.

Russell Banks

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#18. To live is nothing more than to come here to die, to be what we were before being born, but with apprenticeship, experience, knowledge of cause, and perhaps with will.

Juan Ramon Jimenez

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#19. I really think that reading is just as important as writing when you're trying to be a writer because it's the only apprenticeship we have, it's the only way of learning how to write a story.

John Green

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#20. If my mind could gain a firm footing, I would not make essays, I would make decisions; but it is always in apprenticeship and on trial.

Michel De Montaigne

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#21. I know essentially you're some kind of enchantress. Maybe you're still serving your apprenticeship, but you're an enchantress all right. Probably I'd get used to you in time. Right now, it's only my demonic will that's keeping me playing it mighty cool.

Margaret Way

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#22. If you want to think about something really funny, kiddo, consider the fact that our favorite modern bad guys became villains by serving as heroes first
to millions. It is now a necessary apprenticeship.

William H Gass

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#23. Whatever is original in my writing comes from my musical apprenticeship. I look for rhythm in words. I imagine words as if they were musical chords. Often I'll write something, read it, and find it musically unsatisfactory. There is a musical imperative in my choice of words.

Chico Buarque

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#24. I walk with Federico Garcia Lorca around the Upper West Side in Manhattan because that was a neighborhood he lived in and I imagine walking around Paris with Cesar Vallejo, a great Peruvian poet who lived in Paris. And I kind of create the walk as a kind of drama of my apprenticeship.

Edward Hirsch

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#25. I have been using Victorinox Cutlery since I was a young man, when my parents gave me a block set to properly equip me for my culinary apprenticeship.

Daniel Humm

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#26. Doc was into his own apprenticeship as a skip tracer, and each, gradually locating a different karmic thermal above the megalopolis, had watched the other glide away into a different fate.

Thomas Pynchon

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#27. I've been working for many years and I think I've managed to work with some of the best people in the business, which has been rewarding and an apprenticeship.

Aaron Eckhart

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#28. Somewhere along the line you've got to do your apprenticeship. But I'd want half a chance of being successful at it.

Alan Shearer

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#29. My apprenticeship is more important than strangling Master Byron. I repeated the motto over and over again. If I said it enough times it would become true, or so I hoped.

Rachel E. Carter

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#30. There is a great market for religious experience in our world; there is little enthusiasm for the patient acquisition of virtue, little inclination to sign up for a long apprenticeship in what earlier generations of Christians called holiness.

Eugene H. Peterson

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#31. Our day of dependence, our long apprenticeship to the learning of other lands, draws to a close. The millions, that around us arerushing into life, cannot always be fed on the sere remains of foreign harvests.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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#32. Life is an apprenticeship to the constant renunciations, to the steady failure of our claims, our hopes, our powers, our liberty.

Henri Frederic Amiel

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#33. Start early and work hard. A writer's apprenticeship usually involves writing a million words (which are then discarded) before he's almost ready to begin. That takes a while.

David Eddings

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#34. No apprenticeship has ever been thought necessary to qualify for husbandry, the great trade of the country. After what are called the fine arts, and the liberal professions, however, there is perhaps no trade which requires so great a variety of knowledge and experience.

Adam Smith

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#35. Being and having in our society teaches us how to take possession of things, when it should rather initiate us in the art of letting go. For there is neither freedom nor real life without an apprenticeship in letting go.

Gabriel Marcel

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#36. Nobody should be allowed to create general advertising until he has served his apprenticeship in direct-response

David Ogilvy

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#37. Our life is an apprenticeship to the truth that around every circle another can be drawn; that there is no end in nature, but every end is a beginning, and under every deep a lower deep opens.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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#38. And an apprenticeship to whatever gadgetry is useful in a technical world

Jacques Ellul

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#39. When I left to go into apprenticeship in 1949, it was only four years after the war, and people don't realize, we still had tickets for butter, meat and so forth in France until 1947. It's not like the end of the war, everything was plentiful - it wasn't.

Jacques Pepin

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#40. If it is money, you will choose a place for your apprenticeship that offers the biggest paycheck. Inevitably, in such a place you will feel greater pressures to prove yourself worthy of such pay, often before you are really ready.

Robert Greene

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#41. God designed the program of prayer as an 'apprenticeship' for eternal sovereignty with Christ.

Paul Billheimer

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#42. Whatever you have lived, you can write & by hard work & a genuine apprenticeship, you can learn to write well; but what you have not lived you cannot write, you can only pretend to write it ...

Mark Twain

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#43. I feel like the American years were my apprenticeship for doing a Bond movie.

Sam Mendes

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#44. It was the end of Ernest's struggle with apprenticeship, and an end to other things as well. He would never again be unknown. We would never again be this unhappy.

Paula McLain

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#45. I believe international work is a heavy task, but that it is nevertheless indispensable to go through an apprenticeship in it, at the cost of many efforts and also of a real spirit of sacrifice: however imperfect it may be, the work of Geneva has a grandeur that deserves our support.

Marie Curie

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#46. I've played a few times, Anna. Remember the parties?"
"Not exactly." I must have been in the bathroom during that part of the nonexistent parties, hiding out from the vomiting hot girl while Frankie completed her beer pong apprenticeship.

Sarah Ockler

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#47. After I left school, where I studied art, photography and textiles at A-level, I started doing an apprenticeship in interior design, but I wasn't really enjoying it very much, so I decided to do something creative, and in 2009, I began blogging.

Zoe Sugg

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#48. Nothing substitutes a large apprenticeship, a heap of experiences which converts into the base of intuition.

Doug Scott

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#49. 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

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#50. What greatly annoys me is sometimes you see the short story being described as a training ground for the novel. Kind of like an apprenticeship. And in lots of ways, it's a far harder form.

Kevin Barry

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#51. War - hard apprenticeship of freedom.

Edward Everett Hale

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#52. I think I had actually served my apprenticeship as a writer of fiction by writing all those songs. I had already been through phases of autobiographical or experimental stuff.

Kazuo Ishiguro

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#53. Poets go through a very tough apprenticeship in the use of words.

Helen Dunmore

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#54. For a young man to start his career with a love affair with an older woman was quite de rigueur ... Of course, it must not go on for too long. An apprenticeship was a very different thing from a career.

Vita Sackville-West

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#55. Most people won't realize that writing is a craft. You have to take your apprenticeship in it like anything else.

Katherine Anne Porter

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#56. When I was young I had an apprenticeship as an engineer.

Yves Rossy

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#57. Mittelstand companies are incredibly focused and almost always family-run. The young men and women go through the apprenticeship system and learn that the goal is excellence.

Tom Peters

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#58. This earth will be looked back on like a lowly home, and this life of ours be remembered like a short apprenticeship to duty.

William Mountford

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#59. There seem to be three different ways that we learn, but unequivocally, we learn best when there is a dynamic interplay between all three at one time: 1) Classroom/Lecture passing on of information 2) Apprenticeship 3) Immersion

Mike Breen

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#60. I grew up around poets and novelists and my dad wrote poems about everything - from a cat sleeping in a window to a car wreck he passed on the highway. I learned not to censor myself: that was one of things I learned in my apprenticeship, my creative-writing apprenticeship with my dad.

Lucinda Williams

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#61. A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that.

Chet Atkins

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#62. to linger in the factory after clocking-off time (though now a manager, simon had never ceased to think in the terms of his apprenticeship) would constitute a fatal admission that your home life was lacking or, worse, that you were trying to brownnose senior management

J.K. Rowling

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#63. But the fact remains that copying is one of the most time-honored training methods in the art world.It forms the basis of the whole concept of apprenticeship.

David Rankin

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#64. Writing about Africa by Africans has been part of my literary apprenticeship, standing alongside works by authors such as Joseph Conrad, Joyce Cary and Graham Greene as influences.

Giles Foden

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#65. Only a people serving an apprenticeship to nature can be trusted with machines. Only such people will so contrive and control those machines that their products are an enhancement of biological needs, and not a denial of them.

Herbert Read

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#66. Real apprenticeship is ultimately always to the self.

Cynthia Ozick

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#67. Apprenticeship is one of the dearest roles of childhood, not just watching Dad or Mother, but being taught a hands-on trade.

Carol Bly

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#68. A severe apprenticeship in the trade of praying must be served in order to become a journeyman in it.

Edward McKendree Bounds

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#69. A man is either free or he is not. There cannot be any apprenticeship for freedom.

Amiri Baraka

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#70. As a younger man I wrote for eight years without ever earning a nickel which is a long apprenticeship, but in that time I learned a lot about my trade.

James A. Michener

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#71. I come from a family with a long tradition in shoemaking, and I still live in a region famous for its shoemakers. It is getting harder and harder to find skilled workers. There are no professional training institutes, so we have to train our own employees. And an apprenticeship takes three years.

Diego Della Valle

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#72. A creature cloistered now by deliberate choice and still in the throes of enforced apprenticeship to, rather than voluntary or even acquiescent participation in, breathing

William Faulkner

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#73. One of the things I learnt over the years is that there is a craft to writing, like there is a craft to acting. I hadn't done my apprenticeship as a writer. I did try to be a writer for hire but I'm not any good at it.

Lennie James

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#74. So, if you haven't picked up some tips during an apprenticeship like that, you shouldn't be directing. It doesn't mean you can do it, but it loads you up with information.

Colin Firth

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#75. I was like the roadie, I was carrying gear, checking things in at airports, making sure they had flowers backstage and interfacing with promoters who were sometimes really nice and sometimes a little seedy. It was a great apprenticeship, to be in the music industry.

Annie E. Clark

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#76. A girl's apprenticeship was girlhood itself. A

Jill Lepore

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#77. From 1965 to 1974, I served the best possible apprenticeship for an actor. I learned firsthand how a truck driver lives, what a bartender does, how a salesman thinks. I had to make a life inside those jobs, not just pretend.

Brian Dennehy

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#78. Imaginative writing has always been a solitary and indeed a somewhat antisocial activity. Apprenticeship existed, no doubt, but it was an apprenticeship to books and not to living masters of the craft.

Madison Smartt Bell

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#79. In the midst of your apprenticeship, perhaps while serving someone else's dream, you will make a discovery of your own.

Jeff Goins

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#80. As an example, in Texas a licensing law was passed that requires computer-repair technicians to obtain a criminal justice degree or serve a three-year apprenticeship under a licensed private investigator.

Brian Phillips

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#81. There is an apprenticeship system in jazz. You teach the young ones. So even if the musicians weren't personally that likable, they felt an obligation to help the younger musicians.

Dave Van Ronk

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#82. I hate this shallow Americanism which hopes to get rich by credit, to get knowledge by raps on midnight tables, to learn the economy of the mind by phrenology, or skill without study, or mastery without apprenticeship.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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#83. But I've discovered being a writer is an ongoing apprenticeship, just like everything else in life that matters to me-being a mother, a wife, a daughter, or simply a woman alive in the world, content to be myself. Today at thirty-two, I am glad to wake up each day and begin.

Sue Monk Kidd

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#84. I learned through apprenticeship. I was an assistant to a defensive coach, and I'm still learning.

Brendan Daly

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#85. There has never been a boy painter, nor can there be. The art requires a long apprenticeship, being mechanical, as well as intellectual.

John Constable

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#86. I started playing guitar when I was 12 and probably from that age knew that I wanted to make music and make my own music. Playing with other bands like the Polyphonic Spree and Sufjan Stevens was more like an apprenticeship for me than anything.

St. Vincent

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#87. Real love is a long apprenticeship.

Michael D. O'Brien

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#88. I had always said to myself that forty was the cut off point of my apprenticeship which may for some people sound like a very long one, but the novel as art is a middle-aged art.

Jane Rule

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#89. We're like old people now playing music. I'm so glad we stuck it out because it's a lot better. I used to feel kind of anxious. Now our apprenticeship is over.

Thurston Moore

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#90. I got into hairdressing and moved from Dorset to London, where I got an apprenticeship at Vidal Sassoon. This was around '83 or '84. I was working on South Molton Street, which was then the epicenter of all the shops. It was like a catwalk. So I did my apprenticeship there, but I wasn't successful.

Guido Palau

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#91. My professional apprenticeship at Iowa State College from 1930 to 1943 could not have been better; the Great Depression made it so, and the talented younger economists at Ames during that period made it an exciting and profitable intellectual experience.

Theodore Schultz

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#92. Nobody does anything bad all at once. Wickedness needs an apprenticeship as well as more difficult trades.

George MacDonald

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#93. Habit and imitation
there is nothing more perennial in us than these two. They are the source of all working, and all apprenticeship, of all practice, and all learning, in this world.

Thomas Carlyle

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#94. When I was 13, I entered the seminary in the hope of becoming a priest. But I often found myself helping the nuns in the kitchen and thus discovered my passion for cooking. I began to cultivate my skills and aspirations at the age of 15, when I embarked on my first apprenticeship.

Joel Robuchon

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#95. I did my first apprenticeship when I was 15, then joined the union when I was 17. I worked every summer in high school and college.

Christopher Reeve

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#96. The time between Bachelor's degree and a PhD, the median time is over 11 years. So then you're still only on a tenure ladder, you're not tenured. So it generally takes 6 to 8 years after that to get tenure. So that's a very long period of what's essentially apprenticeship, of insecurity.

Louis Menand

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#97. If the first requisite for writing well about food is a good appetite, the second is to put in your apprenticeship as a feeder when you have enough money to pay the check but not enough to produce indifference of the total.

A.J. Liebling

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#98. The aim of all life is death. Life is the apprenticeship that we serve preparing for death. Life is the fleeting spark of divinity that precedes a deathless eternity.

Kilroy J. Oldster

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#99. All the arts we practice are apprenticeship. The big art is our life.

Mary Caroline Richards

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#100. The apprenticeship of difficulty is one which the greatest of men have had to serve.

Samuel Smiles

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