The point of my work is to show that culture and education aren't simply hobbies or minor influences.
As happens with sports and hobbies, his enjoyment was solemnized by expertise, the rites of comparing, collating, a half-deliberate parody of scholarship like the recitation of batting averages.mary mccarthy
One of his hobbies was to wait for the American Shakespeare a hobby more patient than angling.gilbert keith chesterton
During every week from April to September there are, on the average, ten wild plants coming into first bloom. ... No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them. ... Tell me of what plant-birthday a man takes notice, and I shall tell you a good deal about his vocation, his hobbies, his hay fever, and the general level of his ecological education.aldo leopold
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.edith sitwell