54 Best Amusement Quotes to find enjoyment

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Find here the list of some best inspirational amusement quotes that will help you to feel pleasure.

What is amusement?

Amusement is the feeling of being entertained. It is something that makes you smile or laugh.[1] The word entertainment is associated with enjoyment, happiness, and pleasure. It is a feeling with positive valence and high physical arousal. [2]

The entertainment quotes below can help you find sources of happiness to never discourage yourself. When you are entertained, your mind throws out all the negative thoughts, and you gain some refreshment. You can also find other motivational quotes on healing toxic thoughts, breathing exercises, small positive thoughts, and attraction quotes.

Let’s read the collection of best amusement quotes.

1. “A grown-up man behaving like a baby was shocking and very embarrassing at the time. But finding amusement in the worst memories may be the best way to move on.” ― Reham Khan

2. “A man who can laugh at himself is truly blessed, for he will never lack for amusement.” ― James Carlos Blake

3. “A marriage is no amusement but a solemn act, and generally a sad one.” ― Queen Victoria

4. “A moderated religion is as good for us as no religion at all—and more amusing.” ― C.S. Lewis

5. “Amusement has always been the great moving force behind the culture.” ― Italo Calvino

6. “Amusement’ is appealing because we don’t have to think; it spares us the fear and anxiety that might otherwise prey on our thoughts.” ― John Ortberg

7. “Amusing oneself is not only more pleasant than thinking, it is also more profound.” ― Marty Rubin

8. “And pictures of perfection, as you know, make me sick and wicked.” ― Jane Austen

9. “Art is creative for the sake of realization, not for amusement… for transfiguration, not for the sake of play.” ― Max Beckmann

10. “Cats will amusingly tolerate humans only until someone comes up with a tin opener that can be operated with a paw.” ― Terry Pratchett

11. “Declarations of love amuse me. Especially when unrequited.” ― Cassandra Clare

12. “Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.” ― Gustave Flaubert

13. “Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.” ― Plato

14. “Don’t let your teeth make you lose respect by permanently keeping them opened for the sake of being friendly.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

15. “Everyone now agrees that a physics lacking all connection with mathematics … would only be a historical amusement, fitter for entertaining the idle than for occupying the mind of a philosopher.” ― Franz Karl Achard

Best Inspirational Amusing Quotes

16. “Films have degenerated to their original operation as carnival amusement – they offer not drama but thrills.” ― David Mamet

17. “Happiness does not lie in amusement; it would be strange if one were to take the trouble and suffer hardship all one’s life in order to amuse oneself” ― Aristotle

18. “Hard work done for a hobby don’t feel so hard !” ― Amit Kalantri

19. “Have you ever read stories that weren’t true?” demanded Paula.” ― Lucy Maud Montgomery

20. “I believe that entertainment and amusements are the work of the Enemy to keep dying men from knowing they’re dying, and to keep enemies of God from remembering that they’re enemies.” ― A.W. Tozer

21. “I call myself the Amusement Park. That’s because I’m funny and scary at the same time.” ― Terry Crews

22. “I look just like the girls next door… if you happen to live next door to an amusement park.” ― Dolly Parton

23. “I read with some amusement my reputation as a ladies’ man. My friends are amused by that, too, because they know my life.” ― Leonard Cohen

24. “I think hiccup cures were really invented for the amusement of the patient’s friends.” ― Bill Watterson

25. “I want God to play in my bloodstream the way sunlight amuses itself on the water.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert

26. “I’m not here for your amusement. You’re here for mine.” ― John Lydon

27. “I’m trying all kinds of crazy stuff at house shows just for my own amusement and to see what the people are gonna do.” ― Dean Ambrose

28. “I’m very good with technology, I always have been, and with machines in general. They seem not threatening as other people find them, but a source of fun and amusement.” ― Brian Eno

29. “I’ve always had a thing for theme parks and their less-glorious cousins, amusement parks, the carnival midway, and others of such ilk.” ― Greg Rucka

30. “Idling of our elders is called business; the idling of boys, though quite like it, is punished by those same elders, and no one pities either the boys or the men.” ― Augustine of Hippo

31. “it is a wretched thing when amusement becomes a vocation. Amusement should be used to do us good “like a medicine”; it must never be used as the food of the individual.” ― Charles H. Spurgeon

32. “Knowledge which is acquired under compulsion has no hold on the mind. Therefore do not use compulsion, but let early education be a sort of amusement; you will then be better able to discover the child’s natural bent.” ― Plato

Best Amusement Quotes about life enjoyment

33. “Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.” ― Voltaire

34. “Looking at yourself through the media is like looking at one of those rippled mirrors in an amusement park.” ― Edmund S. Muskie

35. “Love is not a thing to be spoken about but a feeling to be amused with because it is nothing more than an amusement in today’s world.” ― Amit Abraham

36. “Nothing amuses people more than a cocky guy who starts losing.” ― Criss Jami

37. “Nothing really mattered that much, not the good things and not the bad ones. We were in the business of mutual amusement, and we were reasonably prosperous.” ― John Green

38. “Now to exert oneself and work for the sake of amusement seems silly and utterly childish. But to amuse oneself in order that one may exert oneself, as Anacharsis puts it, seems right; for amusement is a sort of relaxation, and we need relaxation because we cannot work continuously. Relaxation, then, is not an end; for it is taken for the sake of activity.” ― Aristotle

39. “Once art served to educate and edify, now it distracts and amuses.” ― James Rozoff

40. “One must be serious about something if one wants to have any amusement in life.” ― Oscar Wilde

41. “One of the first duties of a Scout is obedience to authority. He must obey his orders in the first place and put his own amusement or desires in the second.” ― Robert Baden-Powell

42. “Our lives are one endless stretch of misery punctuated by processed fast foods and the occasional crisis or amusing curiosity.” ― Augusten Burroughs

43. “Painting is not for me either decorative amusement or the plastic invention of felt reality; it must be every time: invention, discovery, revelation.” ― Max Ernst

44. “People frequently bore me, sometimes amuse me, most often irritate me, but rarely intrigue me.” ― Jeaniene Frost

45. “Prayer is not an old woman’s idle amusement. Properly understood and applied, it is the most potent instrument of action.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

46. “Sometimes I get very dressed up just to go to the corner for some bread; I dress for my own amusement.” ― Paloma Picasso

47. “The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.” ― Voltaire

48. “The past never enticed me, the same with the future. That left me free to wander and amuse myself.” ― Marty Rubin

49. “To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of the vivacity of amusement.” ― Joseph Addison

50. “To amuse oneself in order that one may exert oneself, as Anacharsis puts it, seems right; for amusement is a sort of relaxation, and we need relaxation because we cannot work continuously.” ― Aristotle

51. “To be depressed or neurotic is passive. It has happened to all of us; we are its victim and we have no control over it.” ― William Glasser M.D.

52. “Truth is not exciting enough to those who depend on the characters and lives of their neighbors for all their amusement.” ― George Bancroft

53. “You live but once; you might as well be amusing.” ― Coco Chanel

54. “You would be much amused with the animals around the ranch.” ― Theodore Roosevelt

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