Hobbies

Engage in tasks and hobbies that bring you joy, like reading a book or going for a run.” Jeff Gunn

We do not develop anything with one giant step. No matter who you are, or what you do, each one of us had had to take a lot of individual steps to accomplish a task, a job, a career, or even a hobby. Each step serves to move us forward even if it is an inch at a time. Catherine Pulsifer

Retirement gives you the time literally to recreate yourself through a sport, game, or hobby that you always wanted to try or that you haven’t done in years. Steven D. Price, How to Survive Retirement

It is in our leisure hours that we are permitted to follow our “hobbies,” and it is in them that our truer selves find expression. Many of the greatest men in the world’s history achieved their fame outside of their regular occupations in the spare moments of time which most people think are of no serious use. Nixon Waterman

We should make some time in between and organize our life, relax and spend more time with our family, friends, and pursue our own hobbies. Robert Gallagher, Stress Management

Today is the life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.” Dale Carnegie

Happy is a man who can make a living by his hobby. George Bernard Shaw

A commonplace routine for many thousands of people is to sit down in front of your T.V. and watch several hours of television programming. Here’s one solution you might want to consider. Put down that remote TV controller and spend the time normally taken watching TV to a task, hobby, or project instead. Catherine Pulsifer

There are two categories of people who need hobbies – sick people and well people. Hobbies are good cures for self-pity, idleness, and loneliness – three great enemies of convalescents. For well people, hobbies are a preventive against overfatigue and many kinds of nervous ailments. In addition, oldsters who feel their usefulness slipping away may find they can continue to serve and possibly earn by means of a hobby. Running a magazine stand or operating a small vegetable garden may keep a man in his seventies on his feet for years to come. Hobbies and long life go together. An avocation is a good medicine for young and old. Fannie Brooks

Hobby means doing something for the fun of it, not necessarily to make a living. Theresa A. Husarik, Hobby Farming For Dummies

The main thing to remember is this. Your new hobby is supposed to be fun. Mark D. Smith, Metal Detecting

Knitting is a relaxing hobby that you can do anytime, anywhere. It is also cheaper because you do not need to buy a lot of materials and equipment. Tatyana Williams, Knitting Socks

There are more opportunities now than ever before to even make a small, part-time business out of a hobby you love. Sarah Lillard, DIY Liquid Soaps for Beginners

If some of us are driven to fill our days with work, with accomplishments, with meetings, exchanges of one kind or another, we need to apportion those hours with time for our children, our lovers, our thoughts, our hobbies, our true selves. Jonathon Lazear, Meditations for Men Who Do Too Much

To find an absolute passion in your life is to look beyond what you do for a living, or have as a hobby. It is to look at who you are, what you stand for, and what makes you want to jump out of bed early on a Saturday morning even though you have no need to rise early. Byron Pulsifer

One of the greatest ways to triumph over wanting to eat constantly is to teach yourself how to focus on something else — something you enjoy doing. In other words, get a hobby! Nancy S. Mure

Martial arts is such a great hobby for a lawyer-executive type like myself because it not only forces you to relieve physical and mental tension but also forces you to maintain your physical fitness, which gets much harder as you age. Cash Nickerson, Listening as a Martial Art

Find a way to relax that takes you to a joyful level, a level that quits the nerves and allows thoughts to be calm. One of these relaxing moods can be instilled through a hobby and one that brings you satisfaction and one that thoroughly involves your mind in something different than that which you do for work, or is a necessity. Byron Pulsifer

Reading is the noblest of all the hobbies, that is why people mention it so frequently in their resume even if they don’t read much. Amit Kalantri

There is no better confidence or self-esteem boost than learning a new skill, trade, piece of software, or even a new hobby. It will give you that sense of accomplishment we all like to experience.” Christopher Epstein, Self Esteem

In their time away from work and the hassles of daily life, people tend to display their passions and personal interests. Someone’s hobbies can reveal a lot about their personality. David S. Walton, Influence: The Influence Blueprint

Surround yourself with what you love, whether it’s family, pets, keepsakes, music, plants, hobbies, whatever. George Carlin

Hobbies may eventually grow into a major activity that brings money. Sunday Adelaja

Each individual has a definition of passion but not all of these definitions have to do with what you earn a living from. Some people have a passion for a certain hobby whether that is as an active participant or from a sideline fan, or something they have a great deal of pleasure doing as a hobby like a golf, tennis, skiing, bowling, or building model planes. Byron Pulsifer

For those of us who consider ourselves photographers, photography usually starts out as a hobby. Kristen Jensen, How to Start a Home-based Wedding Photography Business

Having a hobby is a great way to reduce the amount of stress you feel. Craig W. Baird, A Complete Guide for Single Dads.

A close and thoughtful reading of the table of contents will move you way ahead in getting your mind around a book and its contents with the least effort. Gary Hoover, The Lifetime Learner’s Guide to Reading and Learning

A commonplace routine for many thousands of people is to sit down in front of your T.V. and watch several hours of television programming. Here’s one solution you might want to consider. Put down that remote TV controller and spend the time normally taken watching TV to a task, hobby, or project instead. Catherine

Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby.

Today is the life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.
We should make some time in between and organize our life, relax and spend more time with our family, friends, and pursue our own hobbies. Robert Gallagher, Stress Management

Hobbies are a contradiction; they take work and turn it into leisure, and take leisure and turn it into work.

Make time to follow your passion and never let your hobbies and interests take a back seat.

A hobby a day keeps the doldrums away.

My only hobby is laziness, which naturally rules out all others.

The worst of all hobbies are those that people think they can get money at. They shoot their money down like corn out of a sack then.

Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn’t do to be run away with. We must keep the reins
To be happy in life, develop at least four hobbies: one to bring you money, one to keep you healthy, one to bring you joy, and one to bring you peace.

Hobbies are great distractions from the worries and troubles that plague the daily living.

Hobbies take place in the cellar and smell of airplane glue.

Beware the hobby that eats.

You never lose a dream, it just incubates as a hobby.

A hobby is only fun if you do not have time to do it.

I remember in grammar school the teacher asked if anyone had any hobbies. I was the only one with any hobbies, and I had every hobby there was. There was no hobby I didn’t have, name anything, no matter how esoteric, I had found it and dabbled in it. I could have given everyone a hobby and still had 40 or 50 to take home.

Find what you love and let it kill you.

No hobby should either seek or need rational justification. To wish to do it is reason enough. To find reasons why it is useful or beneficial converts it at once from an avocation into an industry.

A hobby is a happy medium between a passion and a monomania.

Making money is a hobby that will complement any other hobbies you have, beautifully.