We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Electrician Quotes from John Gordon Sinclair, David Jason, Liam Cunningham, Jodie Foster, Nikola Tesla. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
I’m a working-class former apprentice electrician; at the age of 14, if you’d told me I would one day be standing on a stage with Mel Brooks, I’d have thought you were off your head. But these things can happen.
After leaving school, I worked as an electrician before becoming an actor.
I was an electrician, and I started acting as a hobby because I needed a distraction – I was bored! And only when I started did I think, ‘Sheesh, what have I gotten into?’ I had to go after it fully; I just had to.
Any actor working a long time should know how a shot is set up, where to place themselves, how to handle the lines. I’m a member of the crew, like the best boy, the electrician. What I’m good at is making eyes at the camera.
By an irony of fate, my first employment was as a draughtsman. I hated drawing; it was for me the very worst of annoyances. Fortunately, it was not long before I secured the position I sought, that of chief electrician to the telephone company.
My kids are blissfully unaware of anything I do. I asked my four-year-old, Harrison, what I did, and he said, ‘You’re an electrician.’ He must have seen me changing a lightbulb.
My mum is a school teacher and my dad is an electrician.
Fortunately, I’ve also been an electrician, and that’s a happy memory for me.
I can get a good doctor in a minute and a half. Getting a really good electrician – that’s hard.
I’m technically the utility guy on the field. Whether you need a plumber or an electrician, man, I’m here for you.
Mum stayed home to look after us, and Dad was an electrician, working long hours to support us. We never went without, but we did have to be careful.
I know when I’m not dancing, and I go home, I usually work with my dad, who’s an electrician. So I do stuff like that. I used to be a landscape gardener. I loved that job. But I’d like to be involved with entertainment. Singing or something, I guess.
My mother’s dad dropped out of the eighth grade to work. He had to. By the time he was 30, he was a master electrician, plumber, carpenter, mason, mechanic. That guy was, to me, a magician. Anything that was broken, he could fix. Anybody anywhere in our community knew that if there was a problem, Carl was there to fix it.
I would never date a celebrity. I would want someone with real skills. Doctor, nurse, electrician… tailor.
Some stuntmen become actors, but Hollywood is a caste-oriented society. Most of the time you just don’t have the opportunity to get out of your field if you’re a grip, an electrician, stuntman, set designer, director or actor.
Obviously going from an electrician to doing what I do now, the money is great. I can go on holidays now and do different things.
My dad’s a worker, an electrician, a bog standard job. Nothing glamorous like a footballer, but yet he still provided me with what I needed.
I’m not a film-school guy. I was a high-school dropout. I was on a nuclear submarine. I was an electrician. I was a house painter.
I come from a blue collar family, but my personal life isn’t. I didn’t get the gene that my grandfather had in spades. He was a local hero. Built the church that I went to. Built the house I grew up in. Steamfitter, pipefitter, electrician, mechanic and plumber. I wanted to do those things. But it just didn’t come easy.
I was 25 when I’d told my parents that I was giving up steady work as an electrician to become an actor. They couldn’t have been less enthusiastic if I’d proposed starting a commercial newt-breeding operation in the bathroom.
I probably learned, being in ‘Taxi Driver’ before I made my first film, I would come to the set every day just to watch how that film came about. It’s like a graduate course: it’s terrific. You talk to the cinematographer during the breaks. You ask the electrician why they are doing this.
With chefs, the problem is we have to be very confident because people are looking at us for that. So pretty soon, you think you’re a plumber, you think you’re an electrician, you think you’re an accountant.
If I hadn’t made it as a footballer I would have been an electrician. I studied to be an electrician even though I was progressing at football because you never know at that stage if you are going to be there for sure.
I did grow up poor. My mom managed to get a job as a custodian at our church, and it was really just a favor for her, and my dad’s an electrician – just a blue-collar family, and the house was usually falling apart.
My mother’s a secretary; my father’s an electrician in a mining company.