Quotes of Amusement

“ Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself. ”

- Charles Baudelaire

“ Making money is a hobby that will complement any other hobbies you have, beautifully. ”

- Scott Alexander

“ When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her. ”

- Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

“ I live in the crowds of jollity, not so much to enjoy company as to shun myself. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter. Sermons and soda water the day after. ”

- Lord Byron

“ I play in the low eighties. If it's any hotter than that, I won't play. ”

- Joe E. Lewis

“ Business is a game, the greatest game in the world if you know how to play it. ”

- Thomas J. Watson

“ Life would be tolerable but for its amusements. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ There is no "i" in team but there is in win. ”

- Michael Jordan

“ Sometimes they write what i say and not what i mean. ”

- Pedro Guerrero

“ A slight touch of friendly malice and amusement towards those we love keeps our affections for them from turning flat. ”

- Logan Pearsall Smith

“ A stereotyped but unconscious despair is concealed even under what are called the games and amusements of mankind. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Amusement to an observing mind is study. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ My work is a game — a very serious game. ”

- M. C. Escher

“ 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. ”

- Honore de Balzac

“ Prayer is not an old woman's idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of the vivacity of amusement. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ First off, the PS2 and PSP can play against each other online. ”

- Tim Page

“ You can't live on amusement. It is the froth on water — an inch deep and then the mud. ”

- George MacDonald

“ The real character of a man is found out by his amusements. ”

- Joshua Reynolds

“ If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play at it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf. ”

- Bob Hope

“ No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor is any pleasure so lasting. ”

- Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

“ In everything, satiety closely follows the greatest pleasures. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ Fain would I but dare not; I dare, and yet I may not; I may, although I care not for pleasure when I play not. ”

- Sir Walter Raleigh

“ Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ By sports like these are all their cares beguil'd,The sports of children satisfy the child. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

“ Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will. ”

- Jawaharlal Nehru

“ Sweet is the scene where genial friendship plays the pleasing game of interchanging praise. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“ Whether the angels play only Bach praising God, I am not quite sure. I am sure, however, that en famille they play Mozart. ”

- Karl Barth

“ I'll play first, third, left. I'll play anywhere - except Philadelphia. ”

- Richie Allen
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