Quotation Explorer - 'Entertain'

so far as you continue to entertain what makes you unhappy, you shall always dance to the tune of what will make you unhappy. A mindset change can cause a great change. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The calling of an author is more than just to entertain, but also to share ones experiences with the world. - M.J. Stoddard
Jon: Our only thought is to entertain you!Garfield: Feed me. - Jim Davis
My reason for being an author? Because I love to write - it fulfills me. But the fact that I entertain others by doing it is a lovely bonus. - Chasta Schneider
Most of the so-called experts on a prime time news-hour are so talented that by the time they finish their discussion on one problem without finding its solution, they have another topic of the same national importance ready to merely debate upon to entertain the audience of another channel. - Anuj Somany
Fiction can do more than entertain you; it can change you - Alisa Hope Wagner
My world is about stories that entertain; emotions that move; people you’ll remember; literature that matters. - M.G. Crisci
I'm homeless. I've taken to the belief that home is not where we lay our heads comfortably some nights, or where we entertain visiting friends. It's not where love is unconditional. When I look up and realize I haven't run away in a long time, I'll know I'm home. - Darnell Lamont Walker
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. - Aristotle
A private organisation often inducts a new person treating him like a king, then it immediately ties him with string , clips his wing and asks him to fly as much as he can and even dance & sing to entertain the top brass who continues to sting him. - Anuj Somany
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained - Walt Disney Company
I love my career. It is a career. A difficult one that takes many hours and total dedication to my craft. It is also what I was born to do--tell stories and entertain. - Michelle M. Pillow
Beware to entertain strangers, thereby you may entertain an angel unawares...New Testament. - New Testament in English/Arabic
I'm a writer, but I'm not writing to entertain you, I'm writing to keep alive my knowledge. - Tanmaya Guru
If you continue to entertain "boys", don't be upset when you can't find a "man". - Stephan Labossiere
The venerable dead are waiting in my library to entertain me and relieve me from the nonsense of surviving mortals. - Samuel Davies
Since when did books ever solve anything? They only raise more questions than they answer, otherwise they’re just fucking entertainment, and I am not here to fucking entertain you. - Zia Haider Rahman
The greatest learner in the world is one who can entertain perspective and then drop it. - Matthew Donnelly
When you refuse to entertain the possibility of a solution because you know it will not work, then you have successfully strengthened the problem at hand - Gary Hopkins
Bring ideas in and entertain them royally, for one of them may be the king. - Mark Van Doren
Don't take life for granted.Don't compare yourself to others.Don't run from your problems.Don't entertain negative people.Don't abuse your friendships.Don't hold onto the past.Don't throw away opportunities.Don't blame others for your failures.Don't quarrel over small issues. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Canada is a myth people made up to entertain children, like the Tooth Fairy. There’s no such place. - Christopher Moore
Our business is communication oftentimes through the medium of stories but our capacity has a far greater scope - to entertain certainly, but also to stimulate debate, to mark up changes and differences and that way, to maybe, just now and then, to change the world. - Sara Sheridan
A recurring problem needs nothing but a tactical head-on solution. The more you entertain your problems, the more your entertain unhappiness! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Thought is the property of those only who can entertain it. - - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Pages entertain me more than pictures do. - Amit Kalantri
If you drink the good wine of the noble countess, you have to entertain her less desirable friends. - Virginia Woolf
Great writers teach as well as entertain. - Beem Weeks
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. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Never take the goals and aspirations along with your corpse. Rather execute... they doth entertain and enthrall the world around you! - AnilChandra
Silence is a way of saying: we do not have to entertain each other; we are okay as we are. - Martha Grimes
We entertain God's Truth not as a guest but as master of the house. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Art does not exist only to entertain -- but also to challenge one to think, to provoke, even to disturb, in a constant search for the truth. - Barbra Streisand
Why is it that we entertain the belief that for every purpose odd numbers are the most effectual? - Pliny the Elder
I try hard to hold fast to the truth that a full and thankful heart cannot entertain great conceits. When brimming with gratitude, one’s heartbeat must surely result in outgoing love, the finest emotion we can ever know. - Bill W.
Art does not exist only to entertain, but also to challenge one to think, to provoke, even to disturb, in a constant search for truth. - Barbra Streisand
Life ain't like books. Books got somebody writin' 'em and tryin' to entertain ya. Life is more like a set of Legos. Unless you take care of 'em, you lose a few pieces and you end up steppin' on 'em with bare feet. You gotta take care of your life. - Laura Moncur
My job is to entertain people by playing my music well. You shouldn't really be upset because people like you, should you? - Oliver
What I'm asking you to entertain is that there is nothing we need to believe on insufficient evidence in order to have deeply ethical and spiritual lives. - Sam Harris
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. - Sara Sheridan
I think we ought always to entertain our opinions with some measure of doubt. I shouldn't wish people dogmatically to believe any philosophy, not even mine. - Bertrand Russell
Foolish minds will entertain you, but confuse minds will irritate you. - Amit Kalantri
The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them. - Kin Hubbard
Be not forgetful to entertain strangers; for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. - Serena B. Miller
Death is a friend of ours; and he that is not ready to entertain him is not at home. - Sir Francis Bacon
A recurring problem needs nothing but a tactical head-on solution. The more you entertain your problems, the more you entertain your unhappiness - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Tis the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. - Aristotle
To buy women things, some men entertain. To entertain women, some men buy things. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Best-selling horror fiction is indeed necessarily conservative because it must entertain a large number of readers. It’s like network television. I’m your local cable access station. - Thomas Ligotti
I’d like to be remembered as someone who used their ability as a novelist or as a dramatist to say the things he felt needed to be said about the society while being as entertaining as possible. Because if you don’t entertain, nobody’s listening. - Budd Schulberg
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts, therefore guard accordingly; and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue, and reasonable nature. - Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Because one of the properties of music is to entertain and to, I don't mean this lightly, distract us from the things that pull us down. Music should be not only a source for political ideas but also a source of hope. - Dave Matthews
Life is not trying to entertain us, it's trying to teach us. - Seth Adam Smith
Jesus Christ has already come to suffer in the hands of men and He shall least entertain anyone who will disturb Him in eternal eternity in the Kingdom of God! If you want to join Him, ponder! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
There’s not a single good thing about fear. Fear is a habitual liar and a destroyer of a purpose-filled life. Don’t entertain fear. You’ve got to protect your dreams, goals, and the desires of your heart. Be brave in all things! - Stephanie Lahart
I want to entertain people. That's my whole life. To my last breath. - Elvis Presley
Whatever you entertain becomes educational. - Okisha Jackson
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