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The gods too are fond of a joke. (Aristotle)

If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world, they would take away the Spring, and Youth. (Honore de Balzac)

Anybody, providing he knows how to be amusing, has the right to talk about himself. (Charles Baudelaire)

One may imagine that a man who blew the trumpet for his living would be glad to play the violin for his amusement. (Winston Churchill)

I used to be disgusted; now I try to be amused. (Elvis Costello)

Be amusing: never tell unkind stories; above all, never tell long ones. (Benjamin Disraeli)

It is amusing to think what the results would be if I should croak overnight, and all these acres of paint should come before the public. Surely, some one would get a laugh. I have them in all stages, and some are in tough stages (stages I would not like to ride in) hoping to get them on the road someway. (Seldon Connor Gile)

It is a wonderful thing to 'get lost' in a pond, a wooded place, a field, or in a work of art, and come away renewed, energized, thoughtful, confused, enlightened, angry or amused. (Bunny Harvey)

The unfortunate who has to travel for amusement lacks capacity for amusement. (Henry S. Haskins)

At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities. (Jean Houston)

The only way to amuse some people is to slip and fall on an icy pavement. (Edgar Watson Howe)

A person who knows how to laugh at himself will never ceased to be amused. (Shirley MacLaine)

The play of sunlight is amusement enough for a lazy man... (Walter J. Phillips)

By amusing myself with all these games, all this nonsense, all these picture puzzles, I became famous... I am only a public entertainer who has understood his time. (Pablo Picasso)

If it [dabbling in art] didn't amuse me, I beg you to believe that I wouldn't do it. (Pierre-Auguste Renoir)

I trust that those who do not find my epigrams amusing will at least find them offensive. (Michel Paul Richard)

Society has been able to create refuges of every sort, for since it preferred to take love-life as an amusement, it also had to give it an easy form, cheap, safe, and sure, as public amusements are. (Rainer Maria Rilke)

A fondness for satire indicates a mind pleased with irritating others; for myself, I never could find amusement in killing flies. (Marie-Jeanne Philipon Roland)

Wit lies in the likeness of things that are different, and in the difference of things that are alike. (Madame de Stael)

You should often amuse yourself when you take a walk for recreation, in watching and taking note of the attitudes and actions of men as they talk and dispute, or laugh or come to blows with one another... noting these down with rapid strokes, in a little pocket-book which you ought always to carry with you. (Leonardo da Vinci)

Let us read and let us dance – two amusements that will never do any harm to the world. (Voltaire)


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