Ordinary people love entertainment. Extraordinary people adore education.
The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning, while the heart of the fool is in the house of entertainment.
No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor is any pleasure so lasting.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
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The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.
Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda and entertainment without moral passion is television.
Life is better when you're laughing.
Before machines the only form of entertainment people really had was relationships.
The delusion of entertainment is devoid of meaning.
It may amuse us for a bit, but after the initial hit we are left with the dark feeling of desolation.
Americans don't spend billions for entertainment. They spend it in search of entertainment.
Journalism is the entertainment business.
The entertainment industry is encouraging young people to defy and deceive their parents.
Mobile entertainment is a huge opportunity.
We are committed to mobile just as much as we are to PCs.
Victims love entertainment, leaders love education.
Animation offers a medium of story telling and visual entertainment which can bring pleasure and information to people of all ages everywhere in the world.
Is everybody in? Is everybody in? Is everybody in? The ceremony is about to begin. The entertainment for this evening is not new, you've seen this entertainment through and through you have seen your birth, your life, your death....you may recall all the rest. Did you have a good world when you died? -enough to base a movie on??
I love entertaining people and this is entertainment.
Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys, and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination - think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
Nothing contributes to the entertainment of the reader more, than the change of times and the vicissitudes of fortune.
Fun can be the dessert of our lives but never its main course.
Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends.
I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot.
The wide wonder of Broadway is disconsolate in the daytime;
but gaudily glorious at night, with a milling crowd filling sidewalk and roadway, silent, going up, going down, between upstanding banks of brilliant lights, each building braided and embossed with glowing, many-colored bulbs of man-rayed luminance. A glowing valley of the shadow of life. The strolling crowd went slowly by through the kinematically divine thoroughfare of New York.
The essential is to excite the spectators.
If that means playing Hamlet on a flying trapeze or in an aquarium, you do it.
In the city a funeral is just an interruption of traffic;
in the country it is a form of popular entertainment.
We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.
Nothing is so intolerable to man as being fully at rest, without a passion, without business, without entertainment, without care.
Culture relates to objects and is a phenomenon of the world;
entertainment relates to people and is a phenomenon of life.
I've been chased. I've been pushed. I've been screamed at. I've been verbally abused. I've been afraid for my safety. But I did it all in the name of entertainment.
Writing detective stories is about writing light literature, for entertainment.
It isn't primarily a question of writing propaganda or classical literature.
I don't know any form of art or entertainment that can affect people the way movies can. I know it sounds ridiculous, but they can change your world. They can change your views.
Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.
I want to make films and write films, which will happen, I'm just taking a different route right now. I'm a bit of a chameleon with the whole entertainment industry so to speak.
That crossover of whether it's entertainment or news is the biggest crock of b.
s. in television today, because it's all entertainment.
It's disappointing to see films become pure entertainment, so that it's not an art form.
It's important to remember that, first and foremost, if not only, this is entertainment. "The West Wing" isn't meant to be good for you.
I mean, I think in the early days we were pretty... pretty British in our entertainment leads.
For us music is mainly part of the entertainment world and is often a luxury.
Violent games and entertainment are toxic soul-poison.
Is our bloodlust satiated yet by violent entertainment, or do we need more?
When we consume violent games and entertainment we take that energy, training, conditioning and experience within and it becomes a part of our experiential identity.
I don't need to be entertained. Life is my entertainment.
The ultimate sin of any performer is contempt for the audience.
Compare the cinema with theatre. Both are dramatic arts. Theatre brings actors before a public and every night during the season they re-enact the same drama. Deep in the nature of theatre is a sense of ritual. The cinema, by contrast, transports its audience individually, singly, out of the theatre towards the unknown.
The reason I'm in this business, I assume all performers are -- it's Look at me, Ma! It's acceptance, you know -- Look at me, Ma, look at me, Ma, look at me, Ma. And if your mother watches, you'll show off till you're exhausted; but if your mother goes, Ptshew!
The Miss America contest is the most perfectly rendered theater in our culture, for it so perfectly captures what we yearn for: a low-class ritual, a polished restatement of vulgarity, that wants to open the door to high-class respectability by way of plain middle-class anxiety and ambition.
Every country gets the circus it deserves.
Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood.
Show business is the best possible therapy for remorse.
I'm the end of the line; absurd and appalling as it may seem, serious New York theater has died in my lifetime.
Broadway, such as I see it now and have seen it for twenty-five years, is a ramp that was conceived by St. Thomas Aquinas while he was yet in the womb. It was meant originally to be used only by snakes and lizards, by the horned toad and the red heron, but when the great Spanish Armada was sunk the human kind wriggled out of the ketch and slopped over, creating by a sort of foul, ignominious squirm and wiggle the cunt-like cleft that runs from the Battery south to the golf links north through the dead and wormy center of Manhattan Island.
Show business is really 90 per cent luck and 10 per cent being able to handle it when it gets offered to you.
We all know that the theater and every play that comes to Broadway have within themselves, like the human being, the seed of self-destruction and the certainty of death. The thing is to see how long the theater, the play, and the human being can last in spite of themselves.
Never did I think that I became family entertainment.