Quotes: entertainment

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  • George Ade
    George Ade
    American humorist, playwright 1866-1944
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    In the city a funeral is just an interruption of traffic; in the country it is a form of popular entertainment.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    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.
  • Beau Bridges
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    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.
  • As I plotted 'Blueprints,' I realized that ageism against women is most obvious in the field of entertainment - and that I needed a TV show in my book.
  • Desiderius Erasmus
    Desiderius Erasmus
    Dutch humanist and philosopher 1469-1536
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    Ask a wise man to dinner and he'll upset everyone by his gloomy silence or tiresome questions. Invite him to a dance and you'll have a camel prancing about. Haul him off to a public entertainment and his face will be enough to spoil the people's entertainment.
  • Billy Bush
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    E.T.' and 'Extra,' they are too salacious. They go, Oooh, Katie Couric just broke up with X. 'Access Hollywood' is really good entertainment news. It's not dirty, and we don't get cheap.
  • Everyone I know who is successful has issues with their father, regardless of whether it was sports or business or entertainment.
  • Carrie Donovan
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    Fashion is entertainment. That's why these top models are so fascinating to kids. They're dying to know about Naomi and Christy, or whoever we've declared the new one this afternoon.
  • Steve Martin
    Steve Martin
    American actor, comedian, writer, producer and musician 1945-
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    I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot.
  • David Ogilvy
    David Ogilvy
    American businessman, Advertising Expert 1911-
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    I do not regard advertising as entertainment or an art form, but as a medium of information.

  • I have never read for entertainment, but rather for understanding and to satisfy my eager curiosity.
  • Bud Grant
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    I never use the word 'hero' in sports. Hero is way above 'star.' I save 'star' for sports. Sports is entertainment; that's all it is.
  • David Mitchell
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    I think the story is the most ancient form of human entertainment.
  • Bill Mumy
    Bill Mumy
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    I'm very lucky to work in so many different arenas of the entertainment industry and I do enjoy them all, but making music - original music - in the studio or live onstage is definitely my favorite thing to do.
  • Ben Hecht
    Ben Hecht
    American writer, playwright 1894-1964
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    In the court of the movie Owner, none criticized, none doubted. And none dared speak of art. In the Owner's mind art was a synonym for bankruptcy. The movie Owners are the only troupe in the history of entertainment that has never been seduced by the adventure of the entertainment world.
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