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Entertained Quotes

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One unlikelihood entertained leads a parade of innovation.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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I would rather entertain and hope that people learned
something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
- Walt Disney

Just after I entered my teens I suddenly entertained
an insatiable enthusiasm for the delightful habit of criticizing others.
- Loretta Young

I grew up without a television.
It meant that I read lots of books and entertained myself.
- Emily Watson

 

I've made a lot of people a lot of money,
and I've made a lot of people really happy.
I've entertained millions and millions of people.
- Steve Guttenberg

Never in the history of cinema has a medium entertained an audience.
It's what you do with the medium.
- John Lasseter

Television is an invention that permits you to be entertained
in your living room by people you wouldn't have in your home.
- David Frost

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I don't believe in superheroes but I love Batman movies.
There's a part of every person that is entertained by the idealistic,
the fantastic.
- Aisha Tyler

There's a part of every person that is entertained by the idealistic,
the fantastic.
- Aisha Tyler

I was much entertained last summer with a tame bat,
which would take flies out of a person's hand.
- Gilbert White

Don't just read the easy stuff.
You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.
- Jim Rohn

I question what emotion Manilow touches.
People are entertained by him.
But are they emotionally moved? I don't believe anything
that Barry Manilow sings.
- Paul Simon

Young readers have to be entertained.
No child reads fiction because they think it's going
to make them a better person.
- Mark Haddon

A lively understandable spirit Once entertained you.
It will come again.
Be still.
Wait.
- Theodore Roethke

Television enables you to be entertained in your home
by people you wouldn't have in your home.
- David Frost

I understand people who boo us.
It's like going to Broadway show, you pay for your
tickets and expect to be entertained.
When you're not, you have a right to complain.
- Sparky Anderson

People will pay more to be entertained than educated.
- Johnny Carson

Sure, one can always get the students to relax and be happy -
entertained,
but although being laid back and relax can also lead to creativity,
mostly it means that nothing much gets done.
- Donald Norman

I know that a good many champions have entertained
the thought that the more they discourage youngsters,
the longer they would reign.
However, this theory never impressed me,
and I always made it a point to give youths the benefit
of my experience in bicycle racing.
- Major Taylor

During our travels, the Indians entertained me well;
and their affection for me was so great,
that they utterly refused to leave me there with the others,
although the Governor offered them one hundred pounds sterling for me,
on purpose to give me a parole to go home.
- Daniel Boone

Do you know what you call those who use towels and never wash them,
eat meals and never do the dishes, sit in rooms they never clean,
and are entertained till they drop? If you have just answered,
"A house guest," you're wrong because I have just described my kids.
- Erma Bombeck

If you were black, you experienced prejudice.
It wasn't a real horrible thing for us;
we went through it.
We noticed it mostly in the South and in Las Vegas,
where we couldn't stay in the hotels where we entertained.
But that began to change.
- Harold Nicholas

I've often entertained paranoid suspicions about my
fridge and what it's been doing to my poetry when I'm not looking,
but I never even considered that my fan was thinking about me.
- George Murray

These songs are old friends I have entertained myself
with when I'm washing the dishes,
driving to the store and walking down the aisles.
The ones that you sing when you're driving in the car
and as a singer you always go back to them.
- Al Jarreau

It's good to go out and entertain these people,
and you've got them on the edge of their seat,
they're standing up.
Then you know that you've done your job,
you've entertained them.
My way of entertaining them is going out and wrestling.
Everyone's got their different ways.
- Owen Hart

Familiar life, tending to sordidness,
had been succeeded by remote life, generally idealized;
historical detail had been brought in to teach readers
who were being entertained.
- Carl Clinton Van Doren

In the end, my reasons for moving down the timeline
and introducing a new cast have more to do with keeping myself entertained,
on the assumption that if I get bored,
my readers are going to be even more bored.
- Raymond E. Feist

Is it possible that literacy standards are falling
because young Australians are growing up in a culture
in which they can be entertained and informed,
and in which they can communicate effectively,
without having to master any but the most rudimentary literacy skills?
- Hugh Mackay

Television, they say, will permit a person to be entertained at home,
without the effort of going to a picture house,
without the trouble of booking seats,
without the presence of other people.
- Ivor Novello

It is quite extraordinary how very various are the
opinions entertained on this point,
and, before sifting them, one must be careful in the
first place to eliminate from our inquiry the cases
of that considerable class of persons who pinch themselves.
- James Payn

While we have entertained the contention that a deed
may make more propaganda than hundreds of speeches,
thousands of articles, and tens of thousands of pamphlets,
we have held that an arbitrary act of violence will
not necessarily have such an effect.
- Johann Most

Begin to act from your dominion.
Declare the truth by telling yourself
that there is nothing to be afraid of,
that you no longer entertain any images of fear.
- Ernest Holmes

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able
to entertain a thought without accepting it.
- Aristotle

My dream remains to inform and entertain through fiction
in the form of novels and movies that compete in the marketplace of ideas.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

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

I found that if I got up on the stage to entertain
the troops I could make them shut up and look.
- Kenneth Williams

To me, there was nothing greater than to play for an
audience and to entertain people and that has stayed with me all these years.
- Bobby Vinton

The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.
- Kin Hubbard

I love to entertain, I love to make people laugh,
cry, and move them, perhaps moving them in their lives.
- Corbin Bernsen

Silence may be golden, but can you think of a better
way to entertain someone than to listen to him?
- Brigham Young

I am not a prophet in any sense of the word,
and I entertain an active and intense dislike of the
foregoing mixture of optimism,
fatalism, and conservatism.
- Herbert Croly

God does say He will graciously entertain our prayers.
He says that if we exercise faith, and if our request
is in accordance with His will,
He will hear us.
- Walter Martin

I just like to entertain myself by sitting down and writing songs.
- Richard Thompson

Bring ideas in and entertain them royally,
for one of them may be the king.
- Mark Van Doren

It's about the music and that's it.
I'm not an entertainer.
But I do entertain people, see what I mean?
- Liam Gallagher

The one thing you have to do if you write a book is
put yourself in someone else's shoes.
The reader's shoes.
You've got to entertain them.
- Mark Haddon

I always entertain great hopes.
- Robert Frost

My fortune somewhat resembled that of a person who
should entertain an idea of committing suicide,
and, altogether beyond his hopes, meet with the good hap to be murdered.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

My main point is to entertain in a way that is unique
and different from what anybody else id doing;
to apply my voice in a way that nobody else in the
industry is applying theirs.
- Rob Walton

I love to entertain an audience.
- George Peppard

A jury of my countrymen, it is true,
have found me guilty of the crime of which I stood indicted.
For this I entertain not the slightest feeling of resentment towards them.
- Thomas Francis Meagher

I will entertain anything; it doesn't matter.
You know, it's not obviously about the price,
it's not about who, it's kind of about when and what.
It's material, that's all.
- Tom Hanks

The reward is that you can actually create a world
separate from reality with a story,
actors, music, and camera design.
When it works it can entertain, move people and teach us all.
- Colleen Atwood

I could do John Wayne, Jack Benny, Jack Kennedy,
Lyndon Johnson and entertain my friends.
But I never seriously considered it as a career choice.
- Phil Hartman

Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties
as ministers make up their cabinets,
on grounds other than personal liking.
- George Eliot

As a standup, I try to change the world.
As an entertainer, I try to entertain.
And as a lesbian, I try to pick up the prettiest girl in the room.
- Lea DeLaria

The Chancellor also in effect asks us to bargain away
whatever obligation or interest we have as regards
the neutrality of Belgium.
We could not entertain that bargain either.
- Edward Grey

Must not I then entertain the saints because I must keep my conscience.
- Anne Hutchinson

My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce,
amuse and entertain.
- Helmut Newton

We are not trying to entertain the critics.
I'll take my chances with the public.
- Walt Disney

This generation should entertain this generation.
It's only fair.
When I was a kid, I mowed the lawn.
Now, somebody else's kid can mow the lawn.
- Tom T. Hall

It is better to entertain an idea than to take it home
to live with you for the rest of your life.
- Randall Jarrell

I'm the guy who wrote The Authority Song.
Did they think I was kidding? Did they think it was
only a song to entertain?
- John Mellencamp

We want to create these dramatic situations,
whether they are real or not, to entertain audiences.
- Jerry Bruckheimer

I learned how important it is to entertain people and
give them a reason to come and watch you play.
- Elvis Presley

I always try to make my characters people,
and yet I always want to entertain.
- Jeffrey Combs

Writers are in the entertainment business,
and it gives me lots of pleasure to entertain my readers.
- Brian Lumley

All I really want to do is entertain people out there
sitting in the dark and for them to believe it.
- Kelly Lynch

You instinctively discover how to entertain an audience.
- Anna Held

Our purpose is to educate as well as to entertain.
- Curtis Mayfield

Miles Davis turned his back to the audience when he came out on stage,
and he offended people.
But, he wasn't there to entertain; he was all about the music.
I kind of do that.
- Bobby McFerrin


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