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Entertainment Quotes

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Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys,
and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination -
think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
- Terry Brooks

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Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping
young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the
ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
- Walt Disney

Universities exist to transmit knowledge and understanding
of ideas and values to students not to provide entertainment
for spectators or employment for athletes.
- Milton Friedman

There's a huge demand for my entertainment,
and I can't meet the need.
So I decided to try a TV show to reach as many of my fans as possible.
- Tyler Perry

 

In the city a funeral is just an interruption of traffic;
in the country it is a form of popular entertainment.
- George Ade

The world is a stage, the stage is a world of entertainment.
- Howard Dietz

I get to see the different sides of skating now which
involves not only competing,
but entertainment.
- Nancy Kerrigan

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I have never read for entertainment,
but rather for understanding and to satisfy my eager curiosity.
- Bryant H. McGill

I'm like Cab Calloway: I love the entertainment,
and I've loved entertaining people ever since I was little.
- Wyclef Jean

Sport must be amateur or it is not sport.
Sports played professionally are entertainment.
- Avery Brundage

They just wanted to show the entertainment world that we're vulnerable.
- Tommy Chong

There are too many fawning entertainment shows out
there and not one of them is making fun of it all.
- David Spade

I'd just like to inspire people to be themselves and
do what they want and not conform to the rigid guidelines
of the music or entertainment business.
- Juliana Hatfield

Mobile entertainment is a huge opportunity.
We are committed to mobile just as much as we are to PCs.
- Rob Glaser

I'd be curious to find out, but I don't think people
in the entertainment industry are proportionally more
or less serious politically than anyone in the landscaping industry.
- David Cross

It's very easy to confuse Sean Connery with James Bond.
Sometimes in the entertainment industry,
people believe the cake is more real than the baker.
- Judd Nelson

This is government.
There is no entertainment.
- Judy Davis

When I worked for Entertainment Tonight I got to emcee
Paul McCartney's press conference.
- Nina Blackwood

I don't know if anybody wants to mix their politics
with their entertainment.
- Fiona Apple

I look at each episode in two ways -
from a design standpoint and from an entertainment standpoint -
this is TV,
after all.
We usually succeed on at least one of the levels.
- Douglas Wilson

I've never considered myself a celebrity or even part
of the entertainment business.
I'm a cooking teacher.
- Martin Yan

The entertainment is in the presentation.
- John McTiernan

In a cruel and evil world, being cynical can allow
you to get some entertainment out of it.
- Daniel Waters

Outside of the mindless sitcoms that the networks thrive on,
people able to think generally consider most entertainment
is escape in one form or another.
- Gary Gygax

Anyone who tries to make a distinction between education
and entertainment doesn't know the first thing about either.
- Marshall McLuhan

I enjoy being part of the entertainment industry,
although I'm the laziest person that I've met yet in this business.
- Paul Hogan

People magazine had been around for a short period of time,
but nobody had thought about putting entertainment
news on a nightly basis on television.
- Mary Hart

Everything is entertainment; criticism is now entertainment
and it seems that the French directors have woken up
one day and suddenly realised that they were not backed up any more.
- Wim Wenders

We had no electricity, no gas.
Food was probably our greatest entertainment -
the most fun thing that we could do was food.
- Paul Prudhomme

It's important to remember that, first and foremost,
if not only, this is entertainment.
"The West Wing" isn't meant to be good for you.
- Aaron Sorkin

I need that on stage.
I need a burst of life.
That's entertainment for me.
- Tina Turner

Pictures are for entertainment, messages should be
delivered by Western Union.
- Samuel Goldwyn

The cinema is an institution nowadays,
with its roots sunk deep in the hearts of the millions
of people who find enjoyment and entertainment in going to the pictures.
- Ivor Novello

Once a person has all the things they need to live,
everything else is entertainment.
- Neal Stephenson

Entertainment and art are not isolated.
- Martin Kippenberger

Well, first of all it's entertainment.
That stops us becoming too pretentious or thinking we're great artists.
- Richard Thompson

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.
- T. S. Eliot

The Sophists' paradoxical talk pieces and their public
debates were entertainment in 5th century Greece.
And in that world, Socrates was an entertainer.
- David Antin

Culture relates to objects and is a phenomenon of the world;
entertainment relates to people and is a phenomenon of life.
- Hannah Arendt

I regard sports first and foremost as entertainment,
so dry documentary narration is not for me.
- Jack Brickhouse

I started The McCoys in 1962, so I'm approaching my
40th year in the entertainment business.
- Rick Derringer

Let's be real: It's just TV; it's just entertainment.
- Chi McBride

In the first years after the systemic transition,
our screens showed American entertainment that had
not been available before,
or had been available only sporadically.
- Andrzej Wajda

The movie industry is committed to working with the
technology sector to find innovative new ways to deliver
entertainment to consumers.
- Dan Glickman

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

Writing detective stories is about writing light literature,
for entertainment.
It isn't primarily a question of writing propaganda or classical literature.
- Steig Larsson

We were asked to believe that the variety and the novelty
of even the crude films of the early days would provide
a means of entertainment which would cut out the stage.
- Ivor Novello

There are days when any electrical appliance in the house,
including the vacuum cleaner, seems to offer more entertainment
possibilities than the television set.
- Harriet Van Horne

Well, you know, in this crazy world of entertainment,
I would say if you have a dream, you have to pursue it.
- Caprice Bourret

When I was a kid, we had to rely on our imaginations for entertainment.
- Terry Brooks

I've been chased.
I've been pushed.
I've been screamed at.
I've been verbally abused.
I've been afraid for my safety.
But I did it all in the name of entertainment.
- Howie Mandel

I mean, I think in the early days we were pretty...
pretty British in our entertainment leads.
- Graeme Murphy

Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda,
and entertainment without moral passion is television.
- Rita Mae Brown

For us music is mainly part of the entertainment world and is often a luxury.
- Wim Wenders

I never called my work an 'art' It's part of show business,
the business of building entertainment.
- Walt Disney

I do not regard advertising as entertainment or an art form,
but as a medium of information.
- David Ogilvy

Sports is the only entertainment where,
no matter how many times you go back,
you never know the ending.
- Neil Simon

I hardly ever listen to any of our old stuff now.
Once the songs have been recorded and put on to vinyl
they become someone else's entertainment,
not mine.
- Robert Smith

My rejection of the idea of entertainment in its current
form is based on the audience that comes with it.
- David Antin

If did go back to school, I would want to learn another
aspect of the entertainment industry like to become a producer or an agent,
you need a law degree.
- Ethan Embry

It's the sad thing about entertainment,
it's not always about who is the best.
- Jake Roberts

You really have to soak up the culture of the people to get it right.
If you're making a fiction film, it's entertainment,
but you want it to be as real as possible.
- Robert Duvall

I want to make films and write films,
which will happen, I'm just taking a different route right now.
I'm a bit of a chameleon with the whole entertainment industry so to speak.
- David Boreanaz

The makers of entertainment must try,
in our field, to be honest and grown-up.
- Elia Kazan

So our films had a lot more to them than entertainment value,
and I'm glad that a lot of people recognize that now.
People realize now the value of them as educational.
- Ray Harryhausen

I had given up the theater and everything propelled me into entertainment.
And I didn't resist it.
- Vincente Minnelli

The delusion of entertainment is devoid of meaning.
It may amuse us for a bit, but after the initial hit
we are left with the dark feeling of desolation.
- Arthur Erickson

The whole format of entertainment that I did seems to be fading away.
The music business of today is completely different
when you see the videos and the music.
- Bobby Vinton

As an actor, I travel around a lot and live in a lot of hotels,
and many times I've been in a town where the only entertainment
to be had is what you find in the hotel bar or lobby.
- Beau Bridges

It's disappointing to see films become pure entertainment,
so that it's not an art form.
- Richard Linklater

I think people feel starved of nice,
glamorous entertainment.
They want to see costumes and gaiety and a singer;
old-fashioned entertainment -
it won't die easily.
- Ronnie Corbett


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