Top 50 Carpenter Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Carpenter Quotes from famous people such as Coy Bowles, Bob Menendez, Rhiannon Giddens, Drew Goddard, Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

My father is a very skilled carpenter. He can do just a

My father is a very skilled carpenter. He can do just about anything with his hands. He is very artistic with his carpentry.
Coy Bowles
My mother was a seamstress, my father an itinerant carpenter.
Bob Menendez
I grew up listening to country music. I got into traditional stuff later, but I listened to the commercial stuff of the ’90s, especially the women who were so strong, like Mary Chapin Carpenter and Kathy Mattea. It’s a great art form.
Rhiannon Giddens
If I had to pick one scary movie, I’d go with John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing.’ That’s probably number one.
Drew Goddard
I remember when John Carpenter made ‘The Thing;’ I saw that in the theater with the Necros. Both of our bands went and nobody said a word until it was over. That’s the kind of thing I like.
Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein
A jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one.
Sam Rayburn
Whatever it is, if you draw, you paint, you’re a carpenter, you play football, the more you do it, you’re a journalist, the more stories you write, the more people you interview and navigate your way through these different personalities to get your story, the better you’re going to get at it. Acting’s no different.
Tom Sizemore
Well, the first thing I wanted to be was a carpenter. Then I wanted to be a painter and then a singer. It was when I first saw ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ that I wanted to be an actor.
Michael Pitt
Every writer dreams of having a backyard cottage, similar to Dahl’s ‘writing hut.’ English cottages and charming huts might seem out of reach, but a good carpenter could build a modest cottage on the cheap.
Kate Klise
John Carpenter had a lot to do with putting social messages into genre movies.
Jason Blum
All of the John Carpenter movies scared the crap out of me when I was a kid.
Joe Keery
I like all of John Carpenter’s movies. ‘The Thing’ is my favorite.
Rob Lowe
Only in a nation like ours could someone like me, the scrappy son of a simple carpenter, grow up to become a simple senator.
Orrin Hatch
I love Carpenter, I love Craven – these are all the classics – the Romeros of the world, but I think the biggest influence on me as a storyteller and as a filmmaker is actually Steven Spielberg. I love that even though Steven isn’t known for being a horror director, he started out his career making scary movies.
James Wan
How indifferent are men to this carpenter or that fisherman, who has no word to speak of adventure or of wealth, but has only the word of God to proclaim, and has no credentials but that he comes in the name of the Lord.
Edward Everett Hale
I grew up in Southampton. My mum was a shop assistant; my dad was a carpenter. They broke up when I was eight.
Craig David
Clearly, the works of John Carpenter and Sam Raimi are front and center here. Argento is definitely there. But even stuff like the ‘Friday the 13th’ movies had quite an influence on me growing up.
Drew Goddard
I like building houses, working as a carpenter, painting. You work with your hands to the best of your ability, and at the end of the day, you go home with some satisfaction: ‘I built that!’
Brian Fallon
A lot of my friends are people who do horror films: Wes Craven, John Carpenter, Stephen King.
George A. Romero
When Carpenter was shooting ‘Vampires’ in New Mexico when I was living there, I desperately tried to get a job working on that film, and I couldn’t. So my first job as a PA was on a CBS movie of the week that was shooting next door, and whenever I could, I would sneak over so I could watch.
Drew Goddard
Since I was five years old, when my mom was still alive, she would just call me. And we would listen to the radio with Barbra Streisand and Karen Carpenter, and she would ask me to sing with her.
Arnel Pineda
To be a carpenter or a builder or a home inspector, you have to have that kind of visual brain where you can sort of imagine something taken apart.
Nick Petrie
At the end of the first Halloween, when I shot 6 bullets into Michael Myers, John Carpenter said, Let’s get a shot of you looking out of the window and seeing no one lying there.
Donald Pleasence
Certain remakes are great. Carpenter’s The Thing is better than the original.
Alex Winter
We had many good directors – John Carpenter, Brian De Palma – but things have become polluted by business, money and bad relationships. The success of the horror genre has led to its downfall.
Dario Argento
I absolutely love working with David Boreanaz, and Charisma Carpenter I completely adore – she teaches me to dance.
J. August Richards
Where I’m from, you go to college, become a carpenter or something, and stay in the district.
Travis Fimmel
I am quite handy; not to sound bragadocious, but I’ve been working with wood and building things my entire life. I used to be a skateboarder and built ramps with my father. Then, the first two years I lived in Los Angeles, I worked as a carpenter building sets.
Ian Anthony Dale
Once I graduated from university, I wanted to climb and be outdoors as much as possible. I worked as a part-time carpenter and kept up a relationship with The North Face. One thing led to another, and I’m lucky to be where I am now. It was a circuitous path with lots of adventure throughout.
Conrad Anker
We are such big John Carpenter fans.
Matt Duffer
I have a brother who’s a schoolteacher, a sister who’s a graphic artist, a brother who is a lawyer. I have a brother who’s a carpenter.
Ronan Farrow
I paid my way through college as a carpenter and a wood

I paid my way through college as a carpenter and a woodworker. So I’ve built the house I live in and most of the furniture that’s in it, and I do a lot of woodworking still.
Misha Collins
I love everything John Carpenter’s ever done.
D. J. Cotrona
I’d have no trouble being the barbecue kingpin of America. I’d just add it to all the other things I am: jazz musician, carpenter, architect, engineer and revolutionary.
Bobby Seale
I like the countryside. I like chopping wood. I’d like to be a carpenter.
Julian Barratt
I was a carpenter for a time and everybody watches what you do.
Jack Vance
I was working in Lexington when I recognized this actor, Michael Shannon, and I was like, ‘What do you do?’ He told me to get into a theater company, so I got into a theater company near my hometown. I was a carpenter there. And then I slowly got some work.
Boyd Holbrook
If I were a carpenter, I’d find a way to empower using that skill. I’m using as much as God has given – my mind, my voice, my heart, my art forms. This is the highest form of expression on the planet from God, to me, to you.
Avery Brooks
My job the same as carpenter. What kind of house you want to build? What kind of food you want to make? You think your ingredients, your structure. Simple.
Masa Takayama
Any jackass can kick down a barn, but it takes a good carpenter to build one.
Sam Rayburn
It is the accuracy and detail inherent in crafted goods that endows them with lasting value. It is the time and attention paid by the carpenter, the seamstress and the tailor that makes this detail possible.
Tim Jackson
I would have to say that my very first encounter with the arts was when my mother bought me my first record player when I was six years old as well as a Karen Carpenter record.
Sondra Radvanovsky
I was working on this bedroom, and from where I was, in the beating hot sun, I could see Madonna’s castle on the next ridge over. It was hilarious – there I was, this Maritime carpenter, staring at Madonna’s castle. So it’s been a windy road.
James Tupper
Before the professionalization of architecture in the nineteenth century, it was standard for an aspiring mason or carpenter to begin his apprenticeship at fourteen and to become a master builder by his early twenties.
Martin Filler
That is the way a great master carpenter feels, or an architect or composer or anyone who creates anything – people want to be appreciated for what they have done.
David Amram
As for action movies, I did Tarzan, and I’m also about to shoot Meltdown, which John Carpenter wrote.
Casper Van Dien
My dad was a trained carpenter and worked for Vauxhall Motors. We had money, though not a great deal.
Paul Young
My dad was a carpenter and I would work with him during the summer and umpire on the nights I wasn’t playing.
Jim Evans
John Carpenter created the idea of Halloween, so his vision remains the most focused and intelligently directed of the series. The directors that have followed have kept the original intent of the concept.
Donald Pleasence
My dad’s an amazing carpenter and he does painting and decorating.
Phoebe Fox