Being Entertained Famous Quotes & Sayings

55 Being Entertained Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Pinterest Share on Linkedin

There is a danger that we can confuse being busy with being entertained and being relaxed with being bored.David Miller Being Entertained Sayings By David Miller: There is a danger that we can confuse being busy with being entertained and being
No one expects Will Herondale to live past nineteen, and no one will be sorry to see him go, either -"
That was too much for Tessa. Without thinking about it she burst out indignantly, "What a thing to say!"
Gabriel, interrupted midrant, looked as shocked as if one of the tapestries had suddenly started talking. "Pardon me?"
"You heard me. Telling someone you wouldn't be sorry if they died! It's inexcusable!" She took hold of Will by the sleeve. "Come along, Will. This - this person - obviously isn't worth wasting your time on."
Will looked hugely entertained. "So true."
... Tessa frowned at Gabriel. "I think you owe Will an apology."
"I," said Gabriel, "would rather have my entrails yanked out and tied in a knot in front of my own eyes than apologize to such a worm."
"Goodness," said Jem mildly. "You can't mean that. Not the Will being a worm part, of course. The bit about the entrails. That sounds dreadful.
Cassandra Clare Being Entertained Sayings By Cassandra Clare: No one expects Will Herondale to live past nineteen, and no one will be sorry
I wasn't discriminating in my reading, and I'm still not. I read then primarily to be entertained, as I do now. And I'm not saying that apologetically: I feel that if you remove the initial gut response from reading - the delight or excitement or simply the enjoyment of being told a story - and try to concentrate on the meaning or the shape of the "message" first, you might as well give up, it's too much like all work and no play.Margaret Atwood Being Entertained Sayings By Margaret Atwood: I wasn't discriminating in my reading, and I'm still not. I read then primarily to
I love being entertained sure, but the movies that I live for, the movies that I buy and think about and stay in my mind are the movies that entertain me but leave me with something a little uncomfortable to grapple with in the lobby.Justin Simien Being Entertained Sayings By Justin Simien: I love being entertained sure, but the movies that I live for, the movies that
I think most teen comedies are probably played in a way that aren't geared towards people that are wanting to be entertained but also [see] something that has a lot of heart to it. The things we do in the movie - it has a lot of heart, and also it's really smart. The people and the characters that we are, we're really intelligent people that are using our tactics to get back at a guy. The moral of being who you are, and trusting yourself, finding your inner strength - I think that's something that most teen movies don't really dial into.Brittany Snow Being Entertained Sayings By Brittany Snow: I think most teen comedies are probably played in a way that aren't geared towards
I used to have nightmare about having petrol poured over me, and being set on fire, and nowadays I have nightmares that I have wooden teeth and that they are continually falling out, as if I had an infinite number of them. It seems that everyone has their own inexplicable fear to have nightmares about. We need nightmares to keep ourselves entertained, and fend off the contentment that we all fear and abhor so much.Louis De Bernieres Being Entertained Sayings By Louis De Bernieres: I used to have nightmare about having petrol poured over me, and being set on
I can't remember who it was who advocated that you should march with the left and dine with the right but I've often concurred, taking the view that I personify the great tolerance of Britain by consenting to being regally entertained. Besides, there is a degree of truth in the view that while the left are worthier, the right are wittier.Will Self Being Entertained Sayings By Will Self: I can't remember who it was who advocated that you should march with the left
We leave a Disney park reassured. We have opened our eyes to the world of the possible. We have experienced the better world. And by the way, we have fun while we were being entertained, and "reassured.Martin A. Sklar Being Entertained Sayings By Martin A. Sklar: We leave a Disney park reassured. We have opened our eyes to the world of
Millions of people never analyze themselves. Mentally they are mechanical products of the factory of their environment, preoccupied with breakfast, lunch, and dinner, working and sleeping, and going here and there to be entertained. They don't know what or why they are seeking, nor why they never realize complete happiness and lasting satisfaction. By evading self-analysis, people go on being robots, conditioned by their environment. True self-analysis is the greatest art of progress.Paramahansa Yogananda Being Entertained Sayings By Paramahansa Yogananda: Millions of people never analyze themselves. Mentally they are mechanical products of the factory of
This was then the reward of my benevolence! I had saved a human being from destruction, and as a recompense I now writhed under the miserable pain of a wound which shattered the flesh and bone. The feelings of kindness and gentleness which I had entertained but a few moments before gave place to hellish rage and gnashing of teeth. Inflamed by pain, I vowed eternal hatred and vengeance to all mankind. But the agony of my wound overcame me; my pulses paused, and I fainted.Mary Shelley Being Entertained Sayings By Mary Shelley: This was then the reward of my benevolence! I had saved a human being from
I think people need entertaining, and they like being entertained. That's all I do. I don't do anything important; I just work in entertainment.Martin Clunes Being Entertained Sayings By Martin Clunes: I think people need entertaining, and they like being entertained. That's all I do. I
To read Lucia St. Clair Robson is to learn while being thoroughly entertained. Last Train from Cuernavaca puts us through the tragic violence and political treachery of the Mexican Revolution and its consequences so intimately that we feel hunger, lust, thirst, grief, and saddle sores, and admire anew the awesome durability and courage of the people of Mexico
especially the women.
James Alexander Thom Being Entertained Sayings By James Alexander Thom: To read Lucia St. Clair Robson is to learn while being thoroughly entertained. Last Train
Whatever I'm throwing out there in my work, you either catch that detail because you're ready to catch it, but if you're not, that's OK - you're still being entertained.Isaiah Washington Being Entertained Sayings By Isaiah Washington: Whatever I'm throwing out there in my work, you either catch that detail because you're
This is why I like Diakopoulos' approach of using technology to answer a need. He identifies four news consumers needs: 1. staying informed; 2. gaining personal identity (through, for example, reinforcing one's values); 3. integrating and interacting socially (finding the basis for conversation); and 4. being entertained. He next defines 10 key journalistic functions: 1. truth 2. independence 3. impartiality 4. public interest 5. watchdogging 6. organizing forums 7. informing 8. storytelling 9. aggregating 10. sensemakingJeff Jarvis Being Entertained Sayings By Jeff Jarvis: This is why I like Diakopoulos' approach of using technology to answer a need. He
One that has well digested his knowledge both of books and men, has little enjoyment but in the company of a few select companions. He feels too sensibly, how much all the rest of mankind fall short of the notions which he has entertained. And, his affections being thus confined within a narrow circle, no wonder he carries them further than if they were more general and undistinguished. The gaiety and frolic of a bottle companion improves with him into a solid friendship; and the ardours of a youthful appetite become an elegant passion.David Hume Being Entertained Sayings By David Hume: One that has well digested his knowledge both of books and men, has little enjoyment
I think time management and dedication are the main factors along with being an organized person. To say I was highly ambitious would be an understatement. I'm never one to sit around, I always have to be creating in various facets to keep myself entertained.Ashley Purdy Being Entertained Sayings By Ashley Purdy: I think time management and dedication are the main factors along with being an organized
Look in the mirror, do you see Lenina Crowne looking back at you, or do you see John the Savage? If you're a human being, you'll be seeing something of both, because we've always wanted things both ways. We wish to be as the careless gods, lying around on Olympus, eternally beautiful, having sex and being entertained by the anguish of others. And at the same time we want to be those anguished others, because we believe, with John, that life has meaning beyond the play of senses, and that immediate gratification will never be enough.Margaret Atwood Being Entertained Sayings By Margaret Atwood: Look in the mirror, do you see Lenina Crowne looking back at you, or do
It is indeed an opinion strangely prevailing amongst men, that houses, mountains, rivers, and in a word all sensible objects have an existence natural or real, distinct from their being perceived by the understanding. But with how great an assurance and acquiescence soever this principle may be entertained in the world; yet whoever shall find in his heart to call it in question, may, if I mistake not, perceive it to involve a manifest contradiction. For what are the forementioned objects but the things we perceive by sense, and what do we perceive besides our own ideas or sensations; and is it not plainly repugnant that any one of these or any combination of them should exist unperceived?' (Berkeley, 1710: 25)George Berkeley Being Entertained Sayings By George Berkeley: It is indeed an opinion strangely prevailing amongst men, that houses, mountains, rivers, and in
All I care about is that people are being entertained. It's not about being the world champion [in wrestling], it's about exciting the people. If you walk away entertained, then I did my job, and that's all I care about.Randy Savage Being Entertained Sayings By Randy Savage: All I care about is that people are being entertained. It's not about being the
We are being entertained all the time - in the bathroom, on the train, in our beds. Sure, there is a smaller audience for theater. But we know from radio that entertainment never goes away, it just changes. And more power to it.Mike Nichols Being Entertained Sayings By Mike Nichols: We are being entertained all the time - in the bathroom, on the train, in
Kids know when you're pulling a fast one, storywise, and I think that even when they're being entertained, children want to hear the truth, just like adults do.Lisa Graff Being Entertained Sayings By Lisa Graff: Kids know when you're pulling a fast one, storywise, and I think that even when
All men are, at times, influenced by inexplicable sentiments. Ideas haunt them in spite of all their efforts to discard them. Prepossessions are entertained, for which their reason is unable to discover any adequate cause. The strength of a belief, when it is destitute of any rational foundation, seems, of itself, to furnish a new ground for credulity. We first admit a powerful persuasion, and then, from reflecting on the insufficiency of the ground on which it is built, instead of being prompted to dismiss it, we become more forcibly attached to it.Charles Brockden Brown Being Entertained Sayings By Charles Brockden Brown: All men are, at times, influenced by inexplicable sentiments. Ideas haunt them in spite of
As a family comedian, it is so wonderful seeing everyone from kids through to grandparents being entertained by you.Bobby Davro Being Entertained Sayings By Bobby Davro: As a family comedian, it is so wonderful seeing everyone from kids through to grandparents
Our object should not be to have scripture on our side but to be on the side of scripture; and however dear any sentiment may have become by being long entertained, so soon as it is seen to be contrary to the Bible, we must be prepared to abandon it without hesitation.William Symington Being Entertained Sayings By William Symington: Our object should not be to have scripture on our side but to be on
But we have learned to mistrust and despise our human aptitude for being entertained, and in that sense we get the entertainment we deserve.Michael Chabon Being Entertained Sayings By Michael Chabon: But we have learned to mistrust and despise our human aptitude for being entertained, and
I am a successful lecturer in physics for popular audiences. The real entertainment gimmick is the excitement, drama and mystery of the subject matter. People love to learn something, they are 'entertained' enormously by being allowed to understand a little bit of something they never understood before. One must have faith in the subject and in people's interest in it.Richard P. Feynman Being Entertained Sayings By Richard P. Feynman: I am a successful lecturer in physics for popular audiences. The real entertainment gimmick is
F. Scott Fitzgerald believed inserting exclamation points was the literary equivalent of an author laughing at his own jokes, but that's not the case in the modern age; now, the exclamation point signifies creative confusion. All it illustrates is that even the writer can't tell if what they're creating is supposed to be meaningful, frivolous, or cruel. It's an attempt to insert humor where none exists, on the off chance that a potential reader will only be pleased if they suspect they're being entertained. Of course, the reader isn't really sure, either. They just want to know when they're supposed to pretend to be amused.Chuck Klosterman Being Entertained Sayings By Chuck Klosterman: F. Scott Fitzgerald believed inserting exclamation points was the literary equivalent of an author laughing
Everything has come into being for a purpose - a horse, say, a vine. Does this surprise you? Even the sun will say, 'I came into being for a purpose': likewise the other gods. For what purpose, then, were you created? For your pleasure? Just see whether this idea can be entertained.Marcus Aurelius Being Entertained Sayings By Marcus Aurelius: Everything has come into being for a purpose - a horse, say, a vine. Does
The idea of a Supreme Being who creates a world in which one creature is designed to eat another in order to subsist, and then pass a law saying, "Thou shalt not kill," is so monstrously, immeasurably, bottomlessly absurd that I am at a loss to understand how mankind has entertained or given it house room all this long.Peter De Vries Being Entertained Sayings By Peter De Vries: The idea of a Supreme Being who creates a world in which one creature is
As a professional, I think we're not being judged solely on technical ability anymore. People really want to be entertained and enjoy what they're watching.Kristi Yamaguchi Being Entertained Sayings By Kristi Yamaguchi: As a professional, I think we're not being judged solely on technical ability anymore. People
Getting older isn't always about having fun," he said. "In fact, in many ways it's about being bored. It's good if you can find a way to be entertained by your boredom.Nick Burd Being Entertained Sayings By Nick Burd: Getting older isn't always about having fun," he said. "In fact, in many ways it's
In our present age of abundance, characterized by our ability to spend so much of our lives being entertained by screens, there are fewer outside forces pushing family members together, and instead finely segmented commercial technologies targeting smaller and smaller demographic groups that are pulling us apart. EveryRichard Freed Being Entertained Sayings By Richard Freed: In our present age of abundance, characterized by our ability to spend so much of
If I understand you rightly, you had formed a surmise of such horror as I have hardly words to
Dear Miss Morland, consider the dreadful nature of the suspicions you have entertained. What have you been judging from? Remember the country and the age in which we live. Remember that we are English, that we are Christians. Consult your own understanding, your own sense of the probable, your own observation of what is passing around you. Does our education prepare us for such atrocities? Do our laws connive at them? Could they be perpetrated without being known, in a country like this, where social and literary intercourse is on such a footing, where every man is surrounded by a neighbourhood of voluntary spies, and where roads and newspapers lay everything open? Dearest Miss Morland, what ideas have you been admitting?
They had reached the end of the gallery, and with tears of shame she ran off to her own room.
Jane Austen Being Entertained Sayings By Jane Austen: If I understand you rightly, you had formed a surmise of such horror as I
The beauty of life is its sudden changes. No one knows what is going to happen next, and so we are constantly being surprised and entertained.L. Frank Baum Being Entertained Sayings By L. Frank Baum: The beauty of life is its sudden changes. No one knows what is going to
The genres, it is thought, have other designs on us. They want to entertain, as opposed to rubbing our noses in the daily grit produced by the daily grind. Unhappily for realistic novelists, the larger reading public likes being entertained.Margaret Atwood Being Entertained Sayings By Margaret Atwood: The genres, it is thought, have other designs on us. They want to entertain, as
The truth is, that the concept of God which I had always entertained, and which I had accused Christians of teaching to the world, was a concept of a being who was simply impossible. He was infinite and yet finite; perfect and imperfect; eternal and yet changing - subject to all the variations of emotion, love, sorrow, hate, revenge, that men are prey to ...
What a relief it was for me, now, to discover not only that no idea of ours, let alone any image, could adequately represent God, but also that we should not allow ourselves to be satisfied with any such knowledge of Him.
Thomas Merton Being Entertained Sayings By Thomas Merton: The truth is, that the concept of God which I had always entertained, and which
Sure, one can always get the students to relax and be happy - entertained, but although being laid back and relax can also lead to creativity, mostly it means that nothing much gets done.Donald Norman Being Entertained Sayings By Donald Norman: Sure, one can always get the students to relax and be happy - entertained, but
O, great wise man,' she said, 'I have been wondering so many things. Is life more than sitting at home doing the same thing over and over? Wise man, is life more than watching one's relatives do unpleasant things, or more than grim tasks one must perform at school and at work? Is life more than being entertained by literature, wise man, or more than traveling from one place to another, suffering from poor emotional health and pondering the people one loves? And what about those who lead a life of mystery? And the mysteries of life? And, wise man, what about the overall feeling of doom that one cannot ever escape no matter what one does, and miscellaneous things that I have neglected to mention in specific?Lemony Snicket Being Entertained Sayings By Lemony Snicket: O, great wise man,' she said, 'I have been wondering so many things. Is life
Familiar life, tending to sordidness, had been succeeded by remote life, generally idealized; historical detail had been brought in to teach readers who were being entertained.Carl Clinton Van Doren Being Entertained Sayings By Carl Clinton Van Doren: Familiar life, tending to sordidness, had been succeeded by remote life, generally idealized; historical detail
The English are very fond of being entertained, and ... they regard the French and the American people as destined by Heaven to amuse them.M. E. W. Sherwood Being Entertained Sayings By M. E. W. Sherwood: The English are very fond of being entertained, and ... they regard the French and
Rhythm and blues started even before phonograph records were being produced because black people entertained themselves. It wasn't done for money. It was done for entertainment. Most white people didn't know anything about this because prejudice kept them from ever seeing what was going on.Jesse Stone Being Entertained Sayings By Jesse Stone: Rhythm and blues started even before phonograph records were being produced because black people entertained
The main objective of our cinema is to entertain. If you can pass on a message at the same time, that is fantastic, but if the audience does not feel they are going to be entertained by the film, they are not going to watch it. There are many examples of very responsible and great films that are being made, but nobody goes to watch them.Abhishek Bachchan Being Entertained Sayings By Abhishek Bachchan: The main objective of our cinema is to entertain. If you can pass on a
We were in that world of Negroes who are both servants and psychologists, aware that white people are so obsessed with their own importance that they will pay liberally, even dearly, for the impression of being catered to and entertained.Malcolm X Being Entertained Sayings By Malcolm X: We were in that world of Negroes who are both servants and psychologists, aware that
Her eyes narrowed. "You're not going to kill me, skin me, and wear my head as a hat?"
Yep. He was entertained. And, no. It wasn't normal. Instead of answering her question, he asked his own. "Do you want me to?"
"Not really."
"Then why are you asking?"
"Because according to my father, many teachers, and quite a few anger-management counselors, I seem to lack that little internal device that stops things that are best left unsaid from being said.
Shelly Laurenston Being Entertained Sayings By Shelly Laurenston: Her eyes narrowed. "You're not going to kill me, skin me, and wear my head
Technology adds nothing to art. Two thousand years ago, I could tell you a story, and at any point during the story I could stop, and ask, Now do you want the hero to be kidnapped, or not? But that would, of course, have ruined the story. Part of the experience of being entertained is sitting back and plugging into someone else's vision.Penn Jillette Being Entertained Sayings By Penn Jillette: Technology adds nothing to art. Two thousand years ago, I could tell you a story,
I remember being very smart, which is a form of stupidity. I try not to remember it, but it occurs to me that I may have felt intellectual. I entertained views too noble or too bitter to be true. I must have done some soul-stretching of my mental neck.Corra May Harris Being Entertained Sayings By Corra May Harris: I remember being very smart, which is a form of stupidity. I try not to
What the fates have writ, men shall not erase . . . . How many times he [Lut] had uttered those words. But what exactly did they mean? That one's fate was inalterably fixed? A man's entire life? Was there no chance for redemption? Though he had never revealed this to anyone, especially not the elders, he'd long entertained the notion that perhaps not all of a man's life was preordained. For, if so, what was the point of living? Perhaps, just perhaps, he dared to imagine, impediments were placed in our paths by the gods, and a man was judged by how well he dealt with those obstacles . . . . Instead of a man being wholly defined by his fate, perhaps a man's very character was defined by his response to the fate that was spun for him. Couldn't it at least be possible?James Jennewein Being Entertained Sayings By James Jennewein: What the fates have writ, men shall not erase . . . . How many
In a modern Western culture, where the main idol is self; and its main doctrine is autonomy; and its central act of worship is being entertained; and its three main shrines are the television, the Internet, and the cinema; and its most sacred genuflection is the uninhibited act of sexual intercourse. ========== This Momentary Marriage A Parable of PermanenceAnonymous Being Entertained Sayings By Anonymous: In a modern Western culture, where the main idol is self; and its main doctrine
People love a player with ideas, because at the end of the day, the crowd want to be entertained. And with football being only a game, it has to be enjoyable too.Ernst Happel Being Entertained Sayings By Ernst Happel: People love a player with ideas, because at the end of the day, the crowd
Our lack of discipline destroys our freedom. Because we try and don't train wisely, we end up being emotionally driven. We are slaves to the spectacular and the spontaneous. Most men would rather be entertained than be a part of transforming the world, and that erodes manliness and undercuts our confidence. If we can't control ourselves, then we will be controlled by everything else. The angry, domineering masculinity that is so dangerous arises in part because impotent men lack self-control. They lash out because they are frustrated that they cannot control others around them. But they do not control themselves, either, and self-control is where true freedom begins.Darrin Patrick Being Entertained Sayings By Darrin Patrick: Our lack of discipline destroys our freedom. Because we try and don't train wisely, we
Knowledge is sacred and the choice to be informed or merely entertained in today's world is a very revealing test of the times. Expanding your mind to penetrate the deeper meanings of life is not only liberating, it is crucial to your well-being, for knowledge is power, and how you use your power inevitably determines the course of your personal and collective life.Barbara Marciniak Being Entertained Sayings By Barbara Marciniak: Knowledge is sacred and the choice to be informed or merely entertained in today's world
Well, besides being entertained, I'd like to move them emotionally. I mean I really want to uplift them. I want to look down at the audience, and this is personal experiences now I'm going to tell you. It's like you look down at the audience and see people smiling, crying, hugging each other. I want them on their way home to feel empowered like they can do anything.Yanni Being Entertained Sayings By Yanni: Well, besides being entertained, I'd like to move them emotionally. I mean I really want
Miss Marks, you see, makes her living by ... entertaining young, and not so young, sailors ... or any other members of the armed forced, or civilians, who enjoy ... being entertained by ladies who ... entertain.Rick Yancey Being Entertained Sayings By Rick Yancey: Miss Marks, you see, makes her living by ... entertaining young, and not so young,
There are pleasures to be had from books beyond being lightly entertained. There is the pleasure of being challenged; the pleasure of feeling one's range and capacities expanding; the pleasure of entering into an unfamiliar world, and being led into empathy with a consciousness very different from one's own; the pleasure of knowing what others have already thought it worth knowing, and entering a larger conversation. (The New Yorker, 13 Aug 2014)Rebecca Mead Being Entertained Sayings By Rebecca Mead: There are pleasures to be had from books beyond being lightly entertained. There is the
I was an activist long before I even entertained the possibility of being an actor.William Baldwin Being Entertained Sayings By William Baldwin: I was an activist long before I even entertained the possibility of being an actor.