Recreation Quotes

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

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

Miguel de Cervantes

I still need more healthy rest in order to work at my best. My health is the main capital I have and I want to administer it intelligently.

Ernest Hemingway

Recreation produces better economic benefits than barge traffic.

Scott Faber

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

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

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

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Updated On : May 11, 2011
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