Quotes by amusements

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  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    A am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Composition is, for the most part, an effort of slow diligence and steady perseverance, to which the mind is dragged by necessity or resolution, and from which the attention is every moment starting to more delightful amusements.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    A stereotyped but unconscious despair is concealed even under what are called the games and amusements of mankind.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    America is said to have the highest per capita boredom of any spot on earth! We know that because we have the greatest number of artificial amusements of any country. People have become so empty that they can't even entertain themselves. They have to pay other people to amuse them, to make them laugh, to try to make them feel warm and happy and comfortable for a few minutes, to try to lose that awful, frightening, hollow feeling-that terrible, dreaded feeling of being lost and alone.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    I am a great friend to public amusements, for they keep the people from vice.
  • Honoré de Balzac
    Honoré de Balzac
    French writer 1799-1850
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    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.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.
  • Live in rooms full of light; Avoid heavy food; Be moderate in the drinking of wine; Take massage, baths, exercise, and gymnastics; Fight insomnia with gentle rocking or the sound of running water; Change surroundings and take long journeys; Strictly avoid frightening ideas; Indulge in cheerful conversation and amusements; Listen to music.
  • Joshua Reynolds
    Joshua Reynolds
    English painter, specialising in portraits 1723-1792
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    The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.
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