Entertainment Quotes

The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.

Kin Hubbard

When there are starving people in the world, it seems wrong that so many of us Americans eat as much for entertainment as for nourishment.

Andy Rooney

No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.

Mary Worley Montagu

People will pay more to be entertained than educated.

Johnny Carson

Young people must learn that none of the exciting and entertaining fun things are worth it if they take you off the path that will lead you back home to your Heavenly Father.

William R. Bradford

Sports is the only entertainment where, no matter how many times you go back, you still don't know the ending.

Neil Simon

The cinema is a place of intrinsic indiscernibility between art and non-art.

Alain Badiou

I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot.

Steve Martin

The biggest bore is the person who is bored by everyone and everything.

Frank Tyger

I would sooner read a timetable or a catalog than nothing at all. They are much more entertaining than half the novels that are written.

William Somerset Maugham

If you look at the media now all of the hosts of these other shows are interviewing themselves. The guests are a prop for the hosts on these cable networks. The guests for me are always the paramount.

Larry King

As people become more aware of this universe as a quantum universe, it will embrace things like holographic entertainment experiences. Already, virtual reality and virtual interaction are an element of quantum fiction.

Vanna Bonta

Art's purpose is to sober and quiet the mind so that it is in accord with what happens.

John Milton Cage Jr.

I have spent the best years of my life giving people the lighter pleasures, helping them have a good time, and all I get is abuse, the existence of a hunted man.

Alphonse Gabriel Capone

You can increase your brain power three to fivefold simply by laughing and having fun before working on a problem.

Doug Hall

Americans don't spend billions for entertainment. They spend it in search of entertainment.

Unknown

Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood.

Erica Jong

I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.

Walt Disney

Anyone who tries to make a distinction between education and entertainment doesn't know the first thing about either.

Marshall McLuhan

Cities force growth and make people talkative and entertaining, but they also make them artificial.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing contributes to the entertainment of the reader more, than the change of times and the vicissitudes of fortune.

Cicero

Leisure may prove to be a curse rather than a blessing, unless education teaches a flippant world that leisure is not a synonym for entertainment.

William L. Bogan

My advice to gardeners is to believe what you see as temporal entertainment; a gift from nature. Do not pass on your interpretation as gospel. Do not seek interpretation from others.

Thomas Clothier

I doubt whether any angel would find me very entertaining. As for myself, if ever I do entertain one it will have to be unawares. When people entertain others without an introduction they generally turn out more like devils than angels.

Samuel Butler

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Updated On : October 05, 2013
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