Entertainment Quotes and Sayings

To me, bad taste is what entertainment is all about
– John Waters

Good thing we’ve still got politics in Texas – finest form of free entertainment ever invented.
– Molly Ivins

No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.
– Mary Worley Montagu

Radio is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome
– T.S. Eliot

Journalism is the entertainment business.
– Frank Herbert

It is better to make a piece of music than to perform one, better to perform one than to listen to one, better to listen to one than to misuse it as a means of distraction, entertainment, or acquisition of ”culture.”
– John Cage

Anyone who tries to make a distinction between education and entertainment doesn’t know the first thing about either.
– Marshall McLuhan


In a cruel and evil world, being cynical can allow you to get some entertainment out of it
– Daniel Waters

I have noticed that what cats most appreciate in a human being is not the ability to produce food, which they take for granted – but his or her entertainment value
– Geoffrey Household

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

People have romantic notions about television. In the highest realms they think it’s some sort of art medium, and it’s not. Others think it’s an entertainment medium, it’s not that either. It’s an advertising medium. It’s a method to deliver advertising like a cigarette is a method to deliver nicotine.
Bill Maher

I do not regard advertising as entertainment or an art form, but as a medium of information.
– David Ogilvy

Politics is the entertainment branch of industry.
– Frank Zappa

Nothing contributes to the entertainment of the reader more, than the change of times and the vicissitudes of fortune.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Americans don’t spend billions for entertainment. They spend it in search of entertainment.


Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood.
– Erica Jong

The essential is to excite the spectators. If that means playing Hamlet on a flying trapeze or in an aquarium, you do it.
– Orson Welles

The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.
– Kin Hubbard

My goal was never to be the loudest or the craziest. It was to be the most entertaining.
Dwayne Johnson

I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Walt Disney

One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us.
Kurt Vonnegut

What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish.
– W.H. Auden

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