Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Collector Quotes from famous authors such as Tom Felton, Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt, Enda Kenny, Bill Vaughan, Amy Macdonald. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
No, I don’t suppose I’m so much a collector sort of person.
I have some beautiful 20th-century drawings and a few paintings, but I’m not a collector, and I’m not particularly attached to objects.
Ireland cannot become the collector general for the world. We can only tax on profits generated in the country here.
The tax collector must love poor people, he’s creating so many of them.
My boyfriend has always been a collector of art. He once rang up Paul Kenton and asked him to paint a New York skyline for me. He did, and it is the first painting that has ever been painted just for me.
I’ve been an avid collector since I was a child.
I definitely was a big comic collector as a kid.
I love good balance, so being a collector is a fun little thing while we travel this world. I mean, every night, it’s something else. The other night, I head-banged a dude on my rental car and drove him through the curtain in my rental car. So some moments are not as good as others, but they are all fun, that’s for sure.
If you’re a devoted collector of design, you seek out objects you can love to live with but also live in.
Not only that, but when I first met Joe, to my intense delight, he showed me that he was a collector. He was collecting some of the early Tarzan pages by Hal Foster, and, later, early Flash Gordons; and I found that we were both absolutely interested in the same type of thing.
The willed recovery of what’s been lost – often forcibly, I suppose – is what keeps me going. It is this reason I found myself a poet and a collector and now a curator: to save what we didn’t even know needed saving.
I started getting back into buying old analog gear while we were recording. Lots of old drum machines and synths. It wasn’t a conscious thing. I didn’t consider myself a collector, but boxes of vintage gear would turn up virtually every day.
I’m also interested in creating a lasting legacy for collectors because bronze will last for thousands of years so I’m not really selling the art to this particular collector but it is being passed on.
I was 16 before I met another passionate collector. One summer, I visited England; a new friend took me calling on his dotty, brilliant old aunt. She occupied a quaint house in Kent. Its walls were lined with glass-fronted cases full of what? Ancient shoe buckles.
I’m not a hoarder, I’m a collector: if you have something you like, every time you see it, you have a little happy hit.
I’m an avid collector of toys. I got everything. Name it. From the Easy Bake Oven to Barbies to every TV show doll, racing cars… I’ve been collecting since I was a little kid.
I download, like, forty songs a day, I’m a big music collector and a big record collector.
I’m an anorak. I’ve always been an obsessive collector of things. Richard Briers collects stamps. I collect cars and guns, which are much more expensive, and much more difficult to store.
I don’t know a single collector or museum director who says: ‘Oh, he’s on a list, so I think I’ll buy something of his.’ The people who buy my art put a little more thought into it than that.
Huguette Clark was an artist, a painter and doll collector.
I’m a collector of everything.
I am a collector of many things, but I particularly love the sterling silver mint julep cups, each engraved with the titles of the Broadway shows in which I appeared.
I’m a kooky collector and own a couple of hundred guitars.
I used to be a record collector. Mark Ronson, Questlove and I used to be part of, like, a record-trading crew.
I’m a geeky toy collector, and to have toys of your own characters is unbelievably cool.
I’m not a guitar collector. I own some guitars because I play.
Growing up, I didn’t know anyone that was a watch collector or into watches, but I was always kind of curious about them. Before the NBA Draft, I knew I was going to get drafted, and I wanted to commemorate that by buying a watch.
My mother wanted me off her hands. She was a working woman. She designed clothes, and she was a celebrity collector. It’s my mother’s ambition to be a celebrity.
Along with my dad, my mother’s pretty high up there. She’s a star! Her interests are so diverse – she’s an art collector and a sports enthusiast.
My brother had boxes of comic books. He was really the collector.
Art Collector, I think he’s a very good horse.
I’m a big fan of a lot of prog music. As a record collector as well, I won’t throw anybody or any band under the bus, but a lot of the records are fun to collect, are not necessarily very good. There are a lot of prog bands out there that it’s a really cool record, but it’s, like, not really there.
I’m fascinated by the narrative of geology, and I’m a veritable pack rat of a collector on the road. I keep a rock hammer in my car.
I’m a collector of carvings. I love old, wooden, grotesque Gothic pieces, anything that has cherubs on it, satyrs and carved angels.
I’m a huge pin collector.
Who’s destined to be the next world star and collector of Ballon d’Or when Cristiano and Messi stop playing? It’s the Frenchman Kylian Mbappe, a truly unique player!
I wrote a number of pieces in the year 1966 that were so bad that, although I’m a great collector of my own pieces, I have never collected them.
A real collector does not sell.
Every passion borders on the chaotic, but the collector’s passion borders on the chaos of memories.
Don’t react with fear and panic in the face of debt collector threats. Talk to them and explain your situation. See if you can work out a compromise.
I’m a big toy collector. I’ve been slowing down because my money’s been tight, but I collect toys, too.
My dad occupied a government position, deputy collector, in a city called Nainital, so we had access to the cinemas at any time. I saw my first movies when I was very young.
Both of my folks were into art. My dad was an art collector, my mom had a little kiln in our basement, and we would make pottery. I think from about age five on, they sent me to art classes, and I was a huge colorer.
I know that collector types can be a pain in the neck and seem perpetually frozen in time – or at least in their parents’ basement – but someone has to look out for the past, lest it slip away forever.
I’ll tell something, a lot of times I’d listen to Charlie and some of the interviews he had and he said, ‘Well, yeah, I was a garbage goal collector.’ But he knew the timing. I knew where he was.
What I do quite honestly and seriously and not in any way being humble is not as important as what the garbage collector does. People make actors important.
I’m a collector of experiences and also very impulsive; I get an impulse to do something and my intuition of telling me to do something or if I get this idea and I think it’s brilliant, I just have to do it.
I’m not a collector. I toss things out all the time.
I’m a winemaker and a wine collector, so I usually just drink wine.
I’ve never been a collector – just a consumer – and these days unless a book is signed to me by another author, I don’t normally have any qualms about passing it to a friend or donating it to the library.