The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
I tend to head for what's amusing because a lot of things aren't happy. But usually you can find a funny side to practically anything.
Sometimes I have wondered whether life wouldn't be much more amusing if we were all devils, and no nonsense about angels and being good.
Criminals are never very amusing. It's because they're failures. Those who make real money aren't counted as criminals. This is a class distinction, not an ethical problem.
It's rather amusing at my advanced age to become a sex symbol.
However my parents - both of whom came from impoverished backgrounds and neither of whom had been to college, took the view that my overactive imagination was an amusing quirk that would never pay a mortgage or secure a pension.
Life's more amusing than we thought.
Be amusing: never tell unkind stories; above all, never tell long ones.
There are few things more amusing in the world of politics than watching moderate Republicans charging to the right in pursuit of greater glory.
At first, I only laughed at myself. Then I noticed that life itself is amusing. I've been in a generally good mood ever since.
When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her.
I don't like to talk much with people who always agree with me. It is amusing to coquette with an echo for a little while, but one soon tires of it.
Love is more pleasant than marriage for the same reason that novels are more amusing than history.
What we ask of music, first and last, is that it communicate experience - experience of all kinds, vital and profound at its greatest, amusing or entertaining at another level.
It is necessary to work, if not from inclination, at least from despair. Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.