Entertainment Quotes

Stephenie Meyer

You are my life now.

Noël Coward

If by any chance a playwright wishes to express a political opinion or a moral opinion or a philosophy, he must be a good enough craftsman to do it with so much spice of entertainment in it that the public get the message without being aware of it.

Jane Austen

If a book is well written, I always find it too short.. Jane Austen
If a book is well written, I always find it too short.

Rebecca McNutt

People say that a time machine can’t be invented, but they’ve already invented a device that can stop time, cameras are the world’s first time machines.

Michael Bassey Johnson

We didn't come to the world just to entertain, we came to play remarkable roles, and our reward is to see you doing more than us.

Amit Kalantri

Entertainment is temporary happiness, but the real happiness is permanent entertainment.

Amit Kalantri

As a general man I tried watching movies, playing sports, going to picnics and other entertainments but I still got bored, then I tried heroism and now I am hero, and I never get bored.

E.A. Bucchianeri

If you want to keep people happy, just keep the food and entertainment rolling.

Pushpa Rana

I read not for entertainment but to feel what the writer has felt while writing even though if it was fiction.

Orrin Woodward

A big secret to life is when you learn that learning is just as entertaining as entertainment, but with long term benefits.

Jess C. Scott

People are sheep. TV is the shepherd.

Francis Bacon

Truth is a naked and open daylight, that does not show the masques, and mummeries, and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candle-lights. . . A mixture of a lie doth ever add pleasure

Toba Beta

I prefer truth-based entertaining idealism.

Shaky Kane

Don't be cool. Like everything.

Johnny Carson

In Hollywood if you don't have a shrink, people think you're crazy.

Walt Disney Company

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

Molly Guptill Manning

Some printed pages are medical plasters to extract pain, others are tourists' tickets out of boredom or loneliness to exhilarating adventures, still others are diplomas for promotion and drilling ideas into a quick-step.

Alan Bennett

[B]riefing is not reading. In fact it is the antithesis of reading. Briefing is terse, factual and to the point. Reading is untidy, discursive and perpetually inviting. Briefing closes down a subject, reading opens it up.

Franz Karl Achard

Everyone now agrees that a physics lacking all connection with mathematics ... would only be an historical amusement, fitter for entertaining the idle than for occupying the mind of a philosopher.

Richard L. Brandt

In 1994, the average person spent $79 on books as compared to $56 on recorded music.

Kinky Friedman

Friday night was the night most people thought they were supposed to have fun. Trouble was most people didn't know what fun was or how to have it, so things usually ended up pretty ugly.

E.A. Bucchianeri

Liberace was certainly master and commander of the ivories ~ he is the only pianist I can watch or listen to without suffering a case of 'Stagefright Sympathy Sickness'.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Be so free that nothing more than your future can distract your attention.

Dean Cavanagh

Entertainment alleviates the fear of life, but art vanquishes the fear of death

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

In fiction: we find the predictable boring. In real life: we find the unpredictable terrifying.

Anna Quindlen

Since the age of five I had been one of those people who was an indefatigable reader, more inclined to go off by myself with a book than do any of the dozens of things that children usually do to amuse themselves. I never aged out of it.

Amit Kalantri

Pages entertain me more than pictures do.

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

It is better to read one intellectually challenging book every 12 months … than to read 12 entertaining books every month.

Dean F. Wilson

I consider fantasy the heir of mythology, addressing a real human need to seek out answers to life’s many mysteries. It is a genre that can tell an entertaining and enthralling story on the surface, and yet deliver a potent message underneath, where everything becomes a symbol of something greater.

Toba Beta

When mind stuck, entertain your heart.

Clare B. Dunkle

For how many generations now had his people been turning their backs on things? How long had they sat in their living rooms and watched other people die?

Freddie Mercury

I'm just a musical prostitute, my dear.

Robert Hughes

What does one prefer? An art that struggles to change the social contract, but fails? Or one that seeks to please and amuse, and succeeds?

Eugene Mirman

Entertainment is business: the business of fucking art in the face.

Christopher Isherwood

It’s possible to commit art and entertainment in the same moment.

Krzysztof Kieślowski

But I reckon that this realm of higher needs, of something more than just forgetting about everyday life, of mere recreation, this realm of needs has been clearly neglected by us.

Roger Ebert

Entertainment is about the way things should be. Art is about the way they are.

Bethany Brookbank

... And I wondered if we had disappointed God so much, that he wrote us off as pets, just alive to entertain.

Michael Bassey Johnson

I don't judge or believe in any religion, I'm just learning from their divine esoteric stories.

Amit Kalantri

Thinking minds doesn't get bored.

Sara Sheridan

As a novelist it is my job to tell stories that inspire and entertain but I am increasingly mindful that many of these historical tales (which of themselves are fascinating) relate directly to our issues in society today.

J.M. Coetzee

Vergnügen ist Mangelware, aber an Schmerz ist heute überall ranzukommen.

Josef Pieper

The restoration of man’s inner eyes can hardly be expected in this day and age - unless, first of all, one were willing and determined simply to exclude from one’s realm of life all those inane and contrived but titillating illusions incessantly generated by the entertainment industry.

Auliq Ice

We live in a very entertaining world, but the sad fact is that so much of that entertainment is fruitless and empty. Only building nothing but failure and sadness.

Unarine Ramaru

We need conscious entertainment that engage and influence its consumer to rational thinking.

A.O. Storm

Ticketmaster saying that their fee is a "convenience" is like a rapist calling his raping a "favor

Star Trek Enterprise

Movies lost their appeal when people realized their real lives were more interesting.

Virginia Woolf

If you drink the good wine of the noble countess, you have to entertain her less desirable friends.

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

As far as I'm concerned, men like you were put on this world to entertain women like me.

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

To buy women things, some men entertain. To entertain women, some men buy things.

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

This is a perfect example of how entirely out of hand the women in this country have gotten. You act like men aren't anything more than extraneous amusements, little toys to keep you entertained.

Amit Kalantri

Foolish minds will entertain you, but confuse minds will irritate you.

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