Recreation Quotes

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

John Wanamaker

Photography to the amateur is recreation, to the professional it is work, and hard work too, no matter how pleasurable it my be.

Edward Weston

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

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

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

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

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

The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation, his love and his religion. He hardly knows which is which. He simply pursues his vision of excellence at whatever he does, leaving others to decide whether he is working or playing. To him he's always doing both.

James A. Michener

The sportsman knows that a sport is a recreation, a game, an amusement and a pastime, but his eyes are fixed on a higher goal, on the most important thing in his life, which is his education or his vocation.

Avery Brundage

Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.

Anatole France

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

George Eliot

God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling.

Izaak Walton

Playing snooker gives you firm hands and helps to build up character. It is the ideal recreation for dedicated nuns.

Archbishop Luigi Barbarito

This heavy recreation use requires extra caution and patience when visiting the many snow parks and trails.

Chris Sabo

This could open up any part of the town to the uses permitted in the resort/recreational development zone. It would be like opening Pandora's Box.

Dave Ertsgard

Have you known how to take rest? You have done more than he who hath taken empires and cities.

Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book. Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe, not of the cars.

Henry David Thoreau

Recreational users should be worried. Breathing that dust is not good.

Greg Mello

Ballins not a hobby, its my occupation

Wiz Khalifa

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Updated On : May 11, 2011
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