Recreation Quotes

Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning.

Thomas Jefferson

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

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

Ambrose Bierce

We are closer to the ants than to the butterflies. Very few people can endure much leisure.

Gerald Brenan

One way of getting an idea of our fellow-countrymen's miseries is to go and look at their pleasures.

George Eliot

The effect of having other interests beyond those domestic works well. The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one\'s appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.

Amelia Earhart

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

Babe Didrikson

The effect of having other interests beyond those domestic works well. The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one\'s appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.

Amelia Earhart

Surely life, if it be not long, is tedious, since we are forced to call in the assistance of so many trifles to rid us of our time, of that time which never can return.

Samuel Johnson

It is already possible to imagine a society in which the majority of the population, that is to say, its laborers, will have almost as much leisure as in earlier times was enjoyed by the aristocracy. When one recalls how aristocracies in the past actually behaved, the prospect is not cheerful.

W. H. Auden

Leisure and curiosity might soon make great advances in useful knowledge, were they not diverted by minute emulation and laborious trifles.

Samuel Johnson

If all the year were playing holidays, To sport would be as tedious as to work; But when they seldom come, they wished for come.

William Shakespeare

In itself and in its consequences the life of leisure is beautiful and ennobling in all civilised men's eyes.

Thorstein Veblen

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

The effect of having other interests beyond those domestic works well. The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one\'s appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.

Amelia Earhart

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

It's a chance to show our recreational activities in winter because a lot of people stay around home.

Dave Richards

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

Dave Scott

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

Bhagavad Gita

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

Alan Parker

To find recreation in amusement is not happiness.

Blaise Pascal

Pleasure is sweeter as recreation than as a business.

Raymond Hitchcock

If there is any larceny in a man, golf will bring it out.

Paul Gallico

If I had no duties, and no reference to futurity, I would spend my life in driving briskly in a post-chaise with a pretty woman.

Samuel Johnson

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Updated On : May 11, 2011
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