entertainment

A Quote by Judith Crist on concern, entertainment, and literature

[Youngsters] are nurtured from infancy on a Dick-and-Jane literary and artistic level; and the cultural drought, as far as entertainment is concerned, sets in when they are between six and eight.

Judith Crist (1922 -)

Source: Forgotten Audience:American Children,1965; The Private Eye, Cowboy and Very Naked Girl, 1968.

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A Quote by Joseph Addison on art, entertainment, exercise, improvement, science, and study

Our delight in any particular study, art, or science rises and improves in proportion to the application which we bestow upon it. Thus, what was at first an exercise becomes at length an entertainment.

Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719)

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A Quote by Joseph Addison on authors, emptiness, entertainment, life, and reading

Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.

Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719)

Source: Spectator, no. 93 (London), 16 June 1711.

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A Quote by John Cage on culture, entertainment, listening, and music

It is better to make a piece of music than to perform one, better to perform one than to listen to one, better to listen to one than to misuse it as a means of distraction, entertainment, or acquisition of "culture."

John Cage (1812 - 1992)

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A Quote by John Bryant on clothes, cruelty, day, dreams, earth, entertainment, existence, food, health, peace, and world

I dream of a world where Man is at peace, not only with himself, but also with all the other creatures of the Earth. I long for a day when Man rejects the exploitation of other species for food, clothing, health, entertainment or even companionship - for such a day will mean that cruelty no longer exists and it is cruelty which dominates my every conscious moment.

John Bryant (1942 -)

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A Quote by Harriet Van Horne on entertainment and television

There are days when any electrical appliance in the house, including the vacuum cleaner, offers more entertainment than the TV set.

Harriet Van Horne

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A Quote by Edward Grimsley on children, cinema, cleverness, entertainment, evil, government, language, people, prayer, television, vulgarity, and wonder

People who knowingly select movies and television programs featuring foul language deserve exactly what they get. . . . Many people will wonder why governments that are clever enough to devise ways to shield children from the dangers of prayer in the classroom should not be clever enough to shield them from the evils of vulgarity in entertainment.

Edward Grimsley

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A Quote by Derek Bok on curiosity, decisions, doubt, education, entertainment, exploring, tolerance, and uncertainty

An educated man must have a "curiosity in exploring the unfamiliar and unexpected, an open-mindedness in entertaining opposing points of view, tolerance for the ambiguity that surrounds so many important issues, and a willingness to make the best decisions he can in the face of uncertainty and doubt."

Derek Bok

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on change, entertainment, and fortune

Nothing contributes to the entertainment of the reader more, than the change of times and the vicissitudes of fortune.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Andrew A. ‘Andy' Rooney on entertainment, people, and world

When there are starving people in the world, it seems wrong that so many of us Americans eat as much for entertainment as for nourishment.

Andy Rooney (1919 -)

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