Quotation Explorer - 'Entertainment'

He had the entertainment of thinking that if he had for that moment stopped the clock it was to promote the next minute this still livelier motion. - Henry James
Let your fuel be Education rather than Entertainment. - Dhaval Gajera
If people let you down.Improve.You don't have to change for their entertainment. - Janeth Jacinto
We need conscious entertainment that engage and influence its consumer to rational thinking. - Unarine Ramaru
Black people are either threats or entertainment. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.
When my dad was young he shot marbles. When I was young I played Marble Madness on my Nintendo Entertainment System. - Kevin James Breaux
I am forced to conclude that God made Texas on his day off, for pure entertainment, just to prove that all that diversity could be crammed into one section of earth by a really top hand. - Mary Lasswell
To talk of diseases is a sort of Arabian Nights entertainment. - William Osler
We need the slower and more lasting stimulus of solitary reading as a relief from the pressure on eye, ear and nerves of the torrent of information and entertainment pouring from ever-open electronic jaws. It could end by stupefying us. - Storm Jameson
If you’re looking for family entertainment, don’t study history or prehistory. - Peter Frost
A tale spinner's goal is entertainment. - John H. Alexander
ENTERTAINMENT, n. Any kind of amusement whose inroads stop short of death by injection. - Ambrose Bierce
Rather than a vanity paycheck it feels better to give something of far more value than entertainment or money. Sometimes gifts can be priceless like that of love which is everything, connection, inspiration, devotion, attention, purpose… - Di Lee
I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot. - Steve Martin
A big secret to life is when you learn that learning is just as entertaining as entertainment, but with long term benefits. - Orrin Woodward
Truth is for life; lies are for entertainment. - M Chapman
Much has been made about the death of the novel and the end of literature as it’s seen to be assailed by technology, by the web, by the many and varied new forms of entertainment and culture. I don’t share that pessimism because I think it is one of the great inventions of the human spirit. - Richard Flanagan
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
A magician reveals himself not only by the magic he presents but also by the respect and entertainment he gives to his audience. - Amit Kalantri
Scandal is great entertainment because it allows people to feel contempt, a moral emotion that gives feeling of moral superiority while asking nothing in return. - Jonathan Haidt
This is what made the difference, they used social networking for entertainment and I used it for business. - Amit Kalantri
Fiction is just that–fiction. Yes, it is serious business, but it should also be taken for face value. It’s entertainment. It’s escapism. It’s 365 pages of relaxation. - Rachael Wade
The religion of one age is the literary entertainment of the next. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
When all the kids answered "fireman", "dentist", "mother", "want to marry a rich guy" and "astronaut", mine was "rockstar" when we grow up. Half of that was met. I knew I wouldn't be happy with any other occupation that was not in the entertainment business. - Nona Sebastian
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. - Gary L. Francione
My prerogative right now is to just chill and let all the other overexposed blondes on the cover of Us Weekly (magazine) be your entertainment. - Britney Spears
It's misleading to suppose there is any basic difference between education and entertainment. - Marshall McLuhan
Politics is the entertainment branch of industry. - Frank Zappa
Asia is an entertainment, Europe is a dream, America is an imprisonment and Rest is a nightmare. - Santosh Kalwar
These days people call entertainment capturing someone at their lowest moment and then posting it for the world to see. - Cedar Cove
Entertainment will not cure the mind's problems.Pleasure will not cure the heart's problems.Wealth will not cure the soul's problems.Force will not cure the world's problems.Love will cure every problem. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I felt condemned to obscurity and to celibacy. But when one is driven by passion, one can live on almost nothing, and I was driven by passion for writing. One does not starve in modern, Western societies, and one can do without such amenities as the telephone, a car, entertainment. - Alain Robbe-Grillet
There are days when any electrical appliance in the house, including the vacuum cleaner, offers more entertainment than the TV set. - Harriet Van Horne
No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting. - Mary Wortley Montagu
When the business people get done with the arts, all that’s left will be entertainment. - Daniel R. Thorne
What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish. - W. H. Auden
No fiction is worth reading except for entertainment. If it entertains and is clean, it is good literature, or its kind. If it forms the habit of reading, in people who might not read otherwise, it is the best literature. - Edgar Rice Burroughs
A novel is a writer's rant disguised as entertainment... - James Minter
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. - Josef Pieper
REQUIEM, n. A mass for the dead which the minor poets assure us the winds sing o'er the graves of their favorites. Sometimes, by way of providing a varied entertainment, they sing a dirge. - Ambrose Bierce
Magic is not just for the entertainment, but to inspire people to be creative enough with their lives. - Amit Kalantri
The slaves in Rome were incapable of leisure and so their masters gave them entertainment to keep them pacified. - Oliver DeMille
Entertainment is temporary happiness, but the real happiness is permanent entertainment. - Amit Kalantri
Books and movies, they are not mere entertainment. They sustain me and help me cope with my real life. - Arlaina Tibensky
God has not created the earth for your entertainment, He has created the earth to take your help to increase the beauty of the universe. - Tanmaya Guru
I wrote "David" because it seemed to me that children, who can love a book more passionately than any grown person, got such a lot of harmless entertainment and not enough real, valuable literature. - Anne Holm
Laughter and enjoyment is the key to Entertainment. - IvoryjTaylor
The most valuable function performed by the federal government is entertainment. - Dave Barry
Onwetend van dit alles maakte ik eind vorige eeuw mijn entree in dit discours door aan een tijdschrift te vertellen dat poëzie volgens mij entertainment is. Als iemand dat platvloers vindt, voegde ik er behulpzaam aan toe, had hij volgens mij een te lage dunk van entertainment. - Ingmar Heytze
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