the European bourgeoisie took the momentous steps of co-opting on behalf of both marriage and work the pleasures hitherto pessimistically or perhaps realistically confined, by aristocrats, to the subsidiary realms of the love affair and the hobby.
Finnegans Wake took him seventeen years to write, a length of time that suggests an elaborate hobby rather than a passionate desire to create something.
Music is my life -- acting's just a hobby.
"My interest is, my one hobby is, maintaining a democracy. If you get these 500,000 soldiers advocating anything smelling of Fascism, I am going to get 500,000 more and lick the hell out of you, and we will have a real war right at home."smedley butler
After a good, successful torture, she was as happy as I ever saw her. I guess everyone needed a hobby.laurell k. hamilton
Atheism is a religion like not collecting stamps is a hobby.james randi
Music is not a hobby, not even a passion with me; music is me. I feel what people get out of me is this outlook on life, which comes out in my music. My music is the last expression of all that.arthur rubinstein
I have said this many times in the past and will say it many times in the future I am sure: some people need to find a different hobby, because whatever they are here for, it is not to help build an encyclopedia.jimmy wales
For Brzezinski, doing damage to Russia is a hobby.zbigniew brzezinski
One of his hobbies was to wait for the American Shakespeare a hobby more patient than angling.gilbert keith chesterton
A hobby is the result of a distorted view of things. It is putting a planet in the place of a sun.john lancaster spalding
I'm doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won't be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones.linus torvalds
[His work is addressed]... not to the learned and experienced mathematicians who are already, or should be, better acquainted with them... [and most of whom] have studied mechanics more as a subject of curiosity and a hobby, than with any view of service to the public. The people we had in mind were rather the mechanic, handicraftsman and the like, who, without education or knowledge of foreign languages have no access to many sources of information...
...there was a tremendous tickup year over year [for Apple TV]. In fact unit sales were up over 3 times vs the year-ago quarter. However let me be clear, we still consider this a hobby.tim cook