Quotes: recreation

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  • Bobby Scott
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    And what is needed to prevent them from joining gangs was ample recreation for boys as well as girls, jobs and internships for training and money, and assistance to allow their families to live in decent homes.
  • Bob Hope
    Bob Hope
    American comedian, actor 1903-
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    If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf.
  • Bobby Orr
    Bobby Orr
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    Minor sports in the community is fun and recreation for everyone, not just the elite. I think back to my days in minor hockey and those are my fondest memories, having fun.
  • John Wanamaker
    John Wanamaker
    American merchant and religious 1838-1922
    John Wanamaker
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    People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.
  • Pleasure is sweeter as recreation than as a business.
  • Babe Didrikson Zaharias
    Babe Didrikson Zaharias
    American athlete 1911-1956
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    Practice, which some regard as a chore, should be approached as just about the most pleasant recreation ever devised.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    The liar at any rate recognizes that recreation, not instruction, is the aim of conversation, and is a far more civilized being than the blockhead who loudly expresses his disbelief in a story which is told simply for the amusement of the company.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    Those who eat too much or eat too little, who sleep too much or sleep too little, will not succeed in meditation. But those who are temperate in eating and sleeping, work and recreation, will come to the end of sorrow through meditation.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    To find recreation in amusement is not happiness.
  • Emily Post
    Emily Post
    American writer about etiquette 1872-1960
    Emily Post
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    To the old saying that man built the house but woman made of it a ''home'' might be added the modern supplement that woman accepted cooking as a chore but man has made of it a recreation.
  • B. C. Forbes
    B. C. Forbes
    American Publisher 1880-1954
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    Turn resolutely to work, to recreation, or in any case to physical exercise till you are so tired you can't help going to sleep, and when you wake up you won't want to worry.
  • Izaak Walton
    Izaak Walton
    British writer 1593-1683
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    We may say of angling, as Dr. Boteler said of strawberries, ''Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did''; and so, if I might be judge, God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling.
  • Bobby Orr
    Bobby Orr
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    We're going to have more kids playing, and we're going to have a better chance of finding those players Minor sports in a community is for fun and recreation. For everyone.
  • Carl Stokes
    Carl Stokes
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    What has been happening the last four years in City Hall is that they have been closing recreation centers, closing libraries. We have not looked after our children in City Hall.
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