Recreation Quotes

Art is a deliberate recreation of a new and special reality that grows from your response to life. It cannot be copied; it must be created.

Unknown

Life is best enjoyed when time periods are evenly divided between labor, sleep, and recreation...all people should spend one-third of their time in recreation which is rebuilding, voluntary activity, never idleness.

Brigham Young

To find recreation in amusement is not happiness.

Blaise Pascal

Period recreation is very difficult unless you make a black-and-white movie.

Alan Parker

For the one who is moderate in eating, recreation, working, sleeping, and waking, this yoga [of meditation] destroys [all] sorrow.

Bhagavad Gita

The main thing we want to do is give them clean clothes, good, hot meals and a place for recreation.

Dave Scott

The lands to be protected by this deal will protect water quality and air quality and will provide recreation opportunities in a fast-growing state.

Bill Holman

Recreation was important because we didn't have any. Here we were a water district and growing by leaps and bounds. It was too large to be governed by a county commission.

Paul Adams

Practice, which some regard as a chore, should be approached as just about the most pleasant recreation ever devised.

Babe Didrikson

The lie, as a virtue, a principle, is eternal; the lie, as a recreation, a solace, a refuge in time of need, the fourth Grace, the tenth Muse, man's best and surest friend is immortal.

Mark Twain

The active recreation and events are going to be critical to drawing people to the island. The more interactive it is, the more things there are to do, the more likely it is to be successful.

Ken Fisher

Recreation produces better economic benefits than barge traffic.

Scott Faber

The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation.

Miguel de Cervantes

Constant labor of one uniform kind destroys the intensity and flow of a man's animal spirits, which find recreation and delight in mere change of activity.

Karl Marx

These small things -- nutrition, place, climate, recreation, the whole casuistry of selfishness -- are inconceivably more important than everything one has taken to be important so far.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The liar at any rate recognizes that recreation, not instruction, is the aim of conversation, and is a far more civilized being than the blockhead who loudly expresses his disbelief in a story which is told simply for the amusement of the company.

Oscar Wilde

Walking is the natural recreation for a man who desires not absolutely to suppress his intellect but to turn it out to play for a season. All great men of letters have therefore been enthusiastic walkers.

Leslie Stephen

People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.

John Wanamaker

Dams have harmed our wildlife and made rivers less useful for recreation.

Stephen Ambrose

RECREATION, n. A particular kind of dejection to relieve a general fatigue.

Ambrose Bierce

To the old saying that man built the house but woman made of it a "home" might be added the modern supplement that woman accepted cooking as a chore but man has made of it a recreation

Emily Post

High quality water is more than the dream of the conservationists, more than a political slogan; high quality water, in the right quantity at the right place at the right time, is essential to health, recreation, and economic growth.

EDMUND S. MUSKIE

Although huge sums of money are involved in any basis of calculation, the most important values of forest recreation are not susceptible of measurement in monetary terms. They are concerned with such intangible considerations as inspiration, aesthetic enjoyment, and a gain in understanding.

Bob Marshall

And what is needed to prevent them from joining gangs was ample recreation for boys as well as girls, jobs and internships for training and money, and assistance to allow their families to live in decent homes.

Bobby Scott
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