Quotes by entertainment

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  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    Nothing is so intolerable to man as being fully at rest, without a passion, without business, without entertainment, without care.
  • Bobby Hull
    Bobby Hull
    Canadian ice hockey player 1939-
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    Now we're doing it for different reasons. We're doing it to bring back the families to the game, people who love the game, and make it an affordable night's entertainment.
  • Bill Watterson
    Bill Watterson
    American cartoonist 1958-
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    Oh look, yet another Christmas TV special! How touching to have the meaning of Christmas brought to us by cola, fast food, and beer.... Who'd have ever guessed that product consumption, popular entertainment, and spirituality would mix so harmoniously?
  • Beeban Kidron
    Beeban Kidron
    British filmmaker 1961-
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    On telly, there's been a move towards entertainment - with some very high-powered, fast-moving dramas. Then we have the Internet, where we get our information but it's all in bite-size pieces. I think the documentary, as a form, actually speaks to what's missing.
  • Bennett Miller
    Bennett Miller
    American film director 1966-
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    People are attracted to entertainment, for sure, or jokes, excitement and romantically heightened stories that might be false, but are still attractive fantasies.
  • Samuel Goldwyn
    Samuel Goldwyn
    American producer 1884-1974
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    Pictures are for entertainment, messages should be delivered by Western Union.
  • Allan Bloom
    Allan Bloom
    American writer 1930-1992
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    Rock gives children, on a silver platter, with all the public authority of the entertainment industry, everything their parents always used to tell them they had to wait for until they grew up and would understand later.
  • T. S. Eliot
    T. S. Eliot
    British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
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    Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.
  • Ace Frehley
    Ace Frehley
    American musician and songwriter 1951-
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    That's what Kiss is all about - not just music, but entertainment, y'know? We're there to take you away from your problems, and rock and roll all night and party every day for those two hours you're at the concert.
  • Bing Gordon
    Bing Gordon
    American video game executive and technology venture capitalist
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    The 1980s was a time of the great recession of interactive entertainment. When Atari fell in 1982, until Nintendo launched its console, video games were an outcast for five years.
  • J.G. Ballard
    J.G. Ballard
    English novelist, short story writer 1930-2009
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    The entertainment medium of film is particularly tuned to the present imaginations of people at large. A lot of fiction is intensely nostalgic.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, grapple them to thy soul with hoops of steel, but do not dull thy palm with entertainment of each new-hatched unfledged comrade.
  • Ben Huh
    Ben Huh
    South-Korean-American internet entrepreneur 1979-
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    The Internet is far more engaging as an interactive medium than broadcast. Barriers to creating content are going away; they're almost gone. People are taking control of their entertainment. People are Tweeting, posting on Facebook and YouTube.
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
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    The most puzzling thing about TV is the steady advance of the sponsor across the line that has always separated news from promotion, entertainment from merchandising. The advertiser has assumed the role of originator, and the performer has gradually been eased into the role of peddler.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    The religion of one age is the literary entertainment of the next.
    Source: Works (1913) IV, 315
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