Amusement Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Amusement

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Since the printing press came into being, poetry has ceased to be the delight of the whole community of man; it has become the amusement and delight of the few.
~By John Masefield ~


My idea of an amusement park story is getting adventurers to go tour environmental disaster areas. After all, if the entire Great Barrier Reef gets killed, which seems like an extremely lively possibility, what are you going to do with all that rotting limestone?
~By Bruce Sterling ~


Any reading not of a vicious species must be a good substitute for the amusements too apt to fill up the leisure of the labouring classes.
~By James Madison ~


I've included these little jokes and mysteries in my writing for the amusement of readers.
~By Armistead Maupin ~


I would rather write for the instruction, or even the amusement of the poor than for the amusement of the rich.
~By Frederick Marryat ~


Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat.
~By Logan P. Smith ~


Painting is not for me either decorative amusement, or the plastic invention of felt reality; it must be every time: invention, discovery, revelation.
~By Max Ernst ~


You can give men food and leisure and amusements and good conditions of work, and still they will remain unsatisfied. You can deny them all these things, and they will not complain so long as they feel that they have something to die for.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


Towards my husband, I often fail to show interest in his affairs and amusements, not rousing myself to respond when I'm tired or concerned with other things, forgetting he is very patient with me.
~By Evelyn Underhill ~


In one book, CACHALOT, just for my own amusement, every character is based directly on someone I have known.
~By Alan Dean Foster ~


To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of the vivacity of amusement.
~By Joseph Addison ~


We grew out of the superhero comics, but we still liked comics, so we started putting our own experiences in the stories we were doing for our own amusement.
~By Gilbert Hernandez ~


You can't live on amusement. It is the froth on water - an inch deep and then the mud.
~By George MacDonald ~


To me, watching a movie is like going to an amusement park. My worst fear is making a film that people don't think is a good ride.
~By Darren Aronofsky ~


One of the men attached to the prison was the occasion of great amusement on the part of the prisoners, as well as the spectators, by taking a large lump of ice to show these strangers from the tropics.
~By Lewis Tappan ~


Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


What a pity it is that we have no amusements in England but vice and religion!
~By Sydney Smith ~


I'm very good with technology, I always have been, and with machines in general. They seem not threatening like other people find them, but a source of fun and amusement.
~By Brian Eno ~


The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
~By Joshua Reynolds ~


I don't enjoy getting knocked about on a football field for other people's amusement. I enjoy it if I'm being paid a lot for it.
~By David Storey ~


While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery, and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
~By Lewis Carroll ~


Romance, like the rabbit at the dog track, is the elusive, fake, and never attained reward which, for the benefit and amusement of our masters, keeps us running and thinking in safe circles.
~By Beverly Jones ~


I'm not here for your amusement. You're here for mine.
~By Johnny Rotten ~


Looking at yourself through the media is like looking at one of those rippled mirrors in an amusement park.
~By Edmund S. Muskie ~


Art is creative for the sake of realization, not for amusement... for transfiguration, not for the sake of play.
~By Max Beckmann ~


I look just like the girls next door... if you happen to live next door to an amusement park.
~By Dolly Parton ~


If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world, they would take away the spring, and youth, the former from the year, the latter from human life.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


This is real human drama, we're not creating some amusement park ride for the summer. Even though the movie is really exciting to watch, it's got a real pathos behind it.
~By John C. Reilly ~


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.
~By Avery Brundage ~


We do not need to eat animals, wear animals, or use animals for entertainment purposes, and our only defense of these uses is our pleasure, amusement, and convenience.
~By Gary L. Francione ~


A am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Films have degenerated to their original operation as carnival amusement - they offer not drama but thrills.
~By David Mamet ~


I was staying with my sister and messing around with the guitar every day for my own amusement. Then she took me around and introduced me to Muddy Waters, Jimmy Rogers, Little Walter, and the first time I saw that onstage, it inspired me to play. I thought that was the world.
~By Otis Rush ~


Death seems to provide the minds of the Anglo-Saxon race with a greater fund of amusement than any other single subject.
~By Dorothy L. Sayers ~


Let us read and let us dance - two amusements that will never do any harm to the world.
~By Voltaire ~


Truth is not exciting enough to those who depend on the characters and lives of their neighbors for all their amusement.
~By George Bancroft ~


I'm too short to host a late-night talk show. It's like the bar at an amusement-park ride. You have to be six foot two or over.
~By Jon Stewart ~


A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one.
~By Queen Victoria ~

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May 20 ,2022
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