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  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    Be amusing: never tell unkind stories; above all, never tell long ones.
    Source: Wilfrid Meynell - Benjamin Disraeli (1903) p. 83
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
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    Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.
  • Logan Pearsall Smith
    Logan Pearsall Smith
    English writer 1865-1946
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    I can't forgive my friends for dying; I don't find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    I confess I enjoy democracy immensely. It is incomparably idiotic, and hence incomparably amusing.
  • David Bailey
    David Bailey
    English fashion and portrait 1938-
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    I never cared for fashion much, amusing little seams and witty little pleats: it was the girls I liked.
  • Cliff Fadiman
    Cliff Fadiman
    American writer
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    I think we must quote whenever we feel that the allusion is interesting or helpful or amusing.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
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    It is necessary to work, if not from inclination, at least from despair. Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.
  • A. Lindbergh
    A. Lindbergh
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    It is terribly amusing how different climates of feeling one can go through in a day.
  • Andrew Lang
    Andrew Lang
    Scottish poet, novelist and literary critic 1844-1912
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    Life's more amusing than we thought.
  • Arnold Bennett
    Arnold Bennett
    British novelist 1867-1931
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    Much ingenuity with a little money is vastly more profitable and amusing than much money without ingenuity.
  • Laurence Sterne
    Laurence Sterne
    British author 1713-1768
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    Nothing is so perfectly amusing as a total change of ideas.
  • Edna Ferber
    Edna Ferber
    American writer 1887-1968
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    Only amateurs say that they write for their own amusement. Writing is not an amusing occupation. It is a combination of ditch-digging, mountain-climbing, treadmill and childbirth. Writing may be interesting, absorbing, exhilarating, racking, relieving. But amusing? Never!
  • Caitlin Moran
    Caitlin Moran
    English journalist, author, and broadcaster 1975-
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    Telly never has any smart, amusing intellectuals living on a council estate.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her.
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