James Agate

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James Evershed Agate (September 9, 1877 – June 6, 1947) was an English author and critic.

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  • “A professional is a man who can do his job when he doesn't feel like it; an amateur is one who can't when he does feel like it.”[1]
Simple: A professional is a man who can do his job when he does not really want to do it, and an amateur is a man who cannot do his job when he does actually want to do it.

References

  1. Ego, p. 303, September 17, 1933.

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