Entertainment Quotes and Sayings

One of the world’s most popular entertainments is a deck of cards, which contains thirteen each of four suits, highlighted by kings, queens and jacks, who are possibly the queen’s younger, more attractive boyfriends.
– Lemony Snicket

Creating a wonderful drama is an art form, while comedy is just entertainment.
– Jason Reitman

I never called my work an ‘art’. It’s part of show business, the business of building entertainment.
Walt Disney

Before machines the only form of entertainment people really had was relationships.
– Douglas Coupland

Las Vegas is the boiling pot of entertainment.
– Don Rickles

The Beatles saved the world from boredom.
– George Harrison

Show business is really 90 per cent luck and 10 per cent being able to handle it when it gets offered to you.
– Tommy Steele


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.
– John Berger

The ultimate sin of any performer is contempt for the audience.
– Lester Bangs

Sport must be amateur or it is not sport. Sports played professionally are entertainment.
– Avery Brundage

A song is communicating with people. Entertainment is a different area.

Television. An advanced technical method of stopping people from making their own entertainment.
– Leonard Rossiter

Books are a guide in youth, and an entertainment for age
– Jeremy Collier

Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.
Rita Mae Brown

Entertainment and learning are not opposites; entertainment may be the most effective mode of learning.
– Herbert Marcuse


Entertainment for entertainment’s sake is the most expensive form of death…
– Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie

The entertainment is in the presentation

Using blasphemy as entertainment is as cheap as a comedian telling a fart joke

The best entertainment speaks to the human condition in an honest way

Ive done a variety of projects in different areas of the entertainment industry

We aren’t in an information age, we are in an entertainment age

The entertainment industry is terrified of silence

Music is escapism, it’s entertainment

Violence is a form of cinematic entertainment

The religion of one age is the literary entertainment of the next


The circus itself is my personal ideal entertainment venue

Entertainment is the devil’s substitute for joy

Entertainment is such a great job to have

The less power a church has, the more entertainment it has

Your worst humiliation is only someone else’s momentary entertainment
– Karen Crockett

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