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It's important to remember that, first and foremost, if not only, this is entertainment. "The West Wing" isn't meant to be good for you.

    Author: Aaron Sorkin

That's what Kiss is all about - not just music, but entertainment, y'know? We're there to take you away from your problems, and rock and roll all night and party every day for those two hours you're at the concert.

    Author: Ace Frehley

I probably worked every single entertainment medium, including some that don't exist. I worked the circus, carnival, I had my own medicine show, I worked 18 years of radio.

    Author: Al Lewis

When we, through our educational culture, through the media, through the entertainment culture, give our children the impression that human beings cannot control their passions, we are telling them, in effect, that human beings cannot be trusted with freedom.

    Author: Alan Keyes

I always said I was never gonna be an entertainer, Suicide was never supposed to be entertainment.

    Author: Alan Vega

When I was producing on my own, I was doing it in order to - in a very patriarchal entertainment industry, let alone planet - very much hell-bent on trying to prove to myself, if nothing else, that I could do it as a woman.

    Author: Alanis Morissette

It's not an anti-sex trip. Like, we're taking sex, which is probably another half of American entertainment, sex and violence, and we're projecting it, and we're saying this is the way everything is right now.

    Author: Alice Cooper

Rock gives children, on a silver platter, with all the public authority of the entertainment industry, everything their parents always used to tell them they had to wait for until they grew up and would understand later.

    Author: Allan Bloom

I can pretty much call anyone, whether at the White House, in a company or in the media. I have access, because of the silliness of the entertainment world and how people react to it. It gave me an enormous opportunity to do anything I really want to.

    Author: Andrew Shue

In the first years after the systemic transition, our screens showed American entertainment that had not been available before, or had been available only sporadically.

    Author: Andrzej Wajda

Suddenly, the screens were dominated by American entertainment to the extent of something like 95 percent. As a result, audiences turned away from the kinds of films that we used to make.

    Author: Andrzej Wajda

Why does there exist a global American entertainment industry, but there isn't an equivalent coming from France or Italy? This is the case simply because the English language opens the whole world to the American cinema.

    Author: Andrzej Wajda

Music is escapism, it's entertainment.

    Author: Andy Taylor

I think it's even harder because I think as always, Hollywood is sort of glamour central for the world, and the entire world looks to it for not only entertainment, but the whole idea of the youth factor and youth being sold to our culture via young actors and actresses.

    Author: Anthony Michael Hall

Let's stop playing with ourselves and get on with the entertainment, shall we?

    Author: April Winchell

The delusion of entertainment is devoid of meaning. It may amuse us for a bit, but after the initial hit we are left with the dark feeling of desolation.

    Author: Arthur Erickson

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

    Author: Avery Brundage

As an actor, I travel around a lot and live in a lot of hotels, and many times I've been in a town where the only entertainment to be had is what you find in the hotel bar or lobby.

    Author: Beau Bridges

You have to look also to the media, where you have a vast majority of the loudest and most influential political voices in America media from people who came from the entertainment world.

    Author: Ben Affleck

I'm very lucky to work in so many different arenas of the entertainment industry and I do enjoy them all, but making music - original music - in the studio or live onstage is definitely my favorite thing to do.

    Author: Bill Mumy

Nothing is so intolerable to man as being fully at rest, without a passion, without business, without entertainment, without care.

    Author: Blaise Pascal

You go to LA, or you go to New York, and it's really fun to go there. But they're not grounded. Everybody is just competing all the time for the limelight. It's too much entertainment industry. There are too many choices. And it's distracting to me.

    Author: Bob Seger

Now we're doing it for different reasons. We're doing it to bring back the families to the game, people who love the game, and make it an affordable night's entertainment.

    Author: Bobby Hull

The whole format of entertainment that I did seems to be fading away. The music business of today is completely different when you see the videos and the music.

    Author: Bobby Vinton

Writers are in the entertainment business, and it gives me lots of pleasure to entertain my readers.

    Author: Brian Lumley

I'm an entertainer in the military-entertainment complex.

    Author: Bruce Sterling

I have never read for entertainment, but rather for understanding and to satisfy my eager curiosity.

    Author: Bryant H. McGill

Well, you know, in this crazy world of entertainment, I would say if you have a dream, you have to pursue it.

    Author: Caprice Bourret

Fashion is entertainment. That's why these top models are so fascinating to kids. They're dying to know about Naomi and Christy, or whoever we've declared the new one this afternoon.

    Author: Carrie Donovan

It seems that entertainment is what most excites us and what we value above everything else.

    Author: Carroll O'Connor

Let's be real: It's just TV; it's just entertainment.

    Author: Chi McBride

And being as I'm somebody who loves movies like The Machinist, I also love going along to big mass entertainment movies. I get in the mood for all kinds of movies, and so I like to try each of them.

    Author: Christian Bale

I'll bet Shakespeare compromised himself a lot; anybody who's in the entertainment industry does to some extent.

    Author: Christopher Isherwood

Television is much better crafted today then in the 70s. The content is less positive but I'm one of those that feel our entertainment reflects our world, it's not a driver - art imitates life.

    Author: Christopher Knight

In Fargo, they say, well, that's a job. How well do you get paid? For example, for this book I was written about in Entertainment Weekly, and it was kind of cool because my mom asked me if Entertainment Weekly was a magazine or a newspaper.

    Author: Chuck Klosterman

Today's terrorists are pursuing a distinct route. They are increasingly attacking civilians in symbolic targets, such as those of economic importance, or venues of bustling life like public transportation or entertainment, like nightclubs.

    Author: Cliff Stearns

I was always looking ahead. I used to do all kinds of things for entertainment. When I was young, we had no radio, no TV. We were 30 miles from the public library, out in the sticks in Western Kansas, and so I'd do arithmetic exercises.

    Author: Clyde Tombaugh

The game has kept faith with the public, maintaining its old admission price for nearly thirty years while other forms of entertainment have doubled and tripled in price. And it will probably never change.

    Author: Connie Mack

Working in the entertainment industry exposes me to every current cosmetic fad.

    Author: Connie Sellecca

The creative works of the entertainment industry belong to the millions of people who make them and are not for others to steal or unlawfully distribute.

    Author: Dan Glickman

The movie industry is committed to working with the technology sector to find innovative new ways to deliver entertainment to consumers.

    Author: Dan Glickman

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

    Author: Daniel Waters

I think the Internet's been a tremendous tool in terms of breaking down the power structure of information and entertainment, particularly at a time when so much information and entertainment were in the hands of so few people, with multinationals owning everything.

    Author: Dave Foley

From this entertainment industry, may the gods of language protect us.

    Author: David Antin

My rejection of the idea of entertainment in its current form is based on the audience that comes with it.

    Author: David Antin

The Sophists' paradoxical talk pieces and their public debates were entertainment in 5th century Greece. And in that world, Socrates was an entertainer.

    Author: David Antin

I want to make films and write films, which will happen, I'm just taking a different route right now. I'm a bit of a chameleon with the whole entertainment industry so to speak.

    Author: David Boreanaz

In California, of all places, entertainment is the key to a vibrant economy. If we do not develop young adults capable of entering that world, the financial base of this state is sure to suffer and impact all of us.

    Author: David Cassidy

I'd be curious to find out, but I don't think people in the entertainment industry are proportionally more or less serious politically than anyone in the landscaping industry.

    Author: David Cross

For hundreds of years, that was the major form of entertainment: The grown-ups sat around and watched the kids play. Now they sit around and watch the television. The actors are the kids.

    Author: David Duchovny

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

    Author: David Ogilvy

There are too many fawning entertainment shows out there and not one of them is making fun of it all.

    Author: David Spade

If something in your writing gives support to people in their lives, that's more than just entertainment-which is what we writers all struggle to do, to touch people.

    Author: Dean Koontz

I learned a long time ago: You're in the entertainment business. You're not in the reality business. One has absolutely nothing to do with the other.

    Author: Dennis Farina
    Topics: Show Business

I don't think it's about entertainment. I think it's about being ourselves.

    Author: Diane Sawyer

It is frustrating to be a Black woman in the entertainment industry.

    Author: Dionne Warwick

I think in a weird way that the entertainment industry is strangely more brutally honest than any other.

    Author: Donal Logue

You could not receive a young man in your room; you might be permitted to have him to tea in one of the public reception rooms, but you could accept no invitation from young men to tea or other entertainment without a chaperone from the College.

    Author: Dora Russell

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

    Author: Doug Coupland

I look at each episode in two ways - from a design standpoint and from an entertainment standpoint - this is TV, after all. We usually succeed on at least one of the levels.

    Author: Douglas Wilson

This is where you see the truth of entertainment, because it is not edited. You see it on stage as it is happening. Even if we fall down or forget our words, it's a part of live entertainment.

    Author: Eartha Kitt

The makers of entertainment must try, in our field, to be honest and grown-up.

    Author: Elia Kazan

If did go back to school, I would want to learn another aspect of the entertainment industry like to become a producer or an agent, you need a law degree.

    Author: Ethan Embry

I don't know if anybody wants to mix their politics with their entertainment.

    Author: Fiona Apple

Politics is the entertainment branch of industry.

    Author: Frank Zappa

I'd like to see myself married with a child and hopefully still involved in the entertainment business as an actor who is also able to write a bit and direct some projects.

    Author: Fred Savage

Not necessity, not desire - no, the love of power is the demon of men. Let them have everything - health, food, a place to live, entertainment - they are and remain unhappy and low-spirited: for the demon waits and waits and will be satisfied.

    Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

It's funny how a chubby kid can just be having fun, and people call it entertainment!

    Author: Garth Brooks

We're making this as entertainment. But God willing, if this show stays on and people see a woman in that office for a while, I think it will help people become more used to it. It's certainly about time that we had a few female presidents.

    Author: Geena Davis

In the city a funeral is just an interruption of traffic; in the country it is a form of popular entertainment.

    Author: George Ade

A mind at liberty to reflect on its own observations, if it produce nothing useful to the world, seldom fails of entertainment to itself.

    Author: George Berkeley

We will emerge stronger as a diverse community; the area will be rebuilt with life around the clock, new buildings, restaurants, places of entertainment.

    Author: George Pataki

All I have is my performance, I try to feed in the best of everything that I could possibly do into those 90 minutes and to make a live entertainment show out of it.

    Author: George Thorogood

The stated mission at the time was simply to use the influence of the entertainment industry to do an accurate portrayal of drug and alcohol abuse. We all admit that we're not trying to censor anybody.

    Author: Gerald McRaney

I mean, I think in the early days we were pretty... pretty British in our entertainment leads.

    Author: Graeme Murphy

I think professional sports, football, to use it as an example, it's fundamentally a form of entertainment.

    Author: Gregg Easterbrook

Business is difficult. But it could be approached two ways: Seriously, or with the same way you're doing your job, with entertainment aspect, with pleasure, with fun. And we decided to try to make it as fun that we do our creativity.

    Author: Guy Laliberte

I think there's always a call for people who are bucking the norm. But I don't expect it to happen now because I think that more than ever the entertainment industry is trying to serve as a distraction, to keep people from thinking too hard.

    Author: Guy Picciotto

Culture relates to objects and is a phenomenon of the world; entertainment relates to people and is a phenomenon of life.

    Author: Hannah Arendt

There are days when any electrical appliance in the house, including the vacuum cleaner, seems to offer more entertainment possibilities than the television set.

    Author: Harriet Van Horne

We're the only dance in town. We don't compete with any professional teams for the entertainment dollar.

    Author: Hayden Fry

A lot of our entertainment throws into detail the stagnation and illness of how we live today-it's sad and it's sick... and it's profitable.

    Author: Heather Donahue

Whether you've done anything wrong or not people will write whatever they want, so it's just a matter of not reading it, not buying into it, and hopefully the people that do read it realise that it's just fictional stories for entertainment.

    Author: Holly Valance

The world is a stage, the stage is a world of entertainment.

    Author: Howard Dietz

I've been chased. I've been pushed. I've been screamed at. I've been verbally abused. I've been afraid for my safety. But I did it all in the name of entertainment.

    Author: Howie Mandel

I think PSP is going to be the most successful handheld entertainment device ever. What it will do in terms of the versatility, obviously you can download music to it, and you'll be able to enjoy all your great tunes on it.

    Author: Ian Jackson

I think you can expect Sony, in the case of PSP specifically, to deliver a technology that is going to reinvent and change handheld entertainment, and take it to a brand new level.

    Author: Ian Jackson

The analysis of character is the highest human entertainment.

    Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer

The average person is gregarious; there is something in the spirit of the crowd that adds to the enjoyment of entertainment.

    Author: Ivor Novello

The cinema is an institution nowadays, with its roots sunk deep in the hearts of the millions of people who find enjoyment and entertainment in going to the pictures.

    Author: Ivor Novello

There is an atmosphere about the picture theatre that speaks of entertainment and relaxation. The charming surroundings, good music, and the fact that each visitor is determined to enjoy a few hours of holiday all exert an influence on the mind.

    Author: Ivor Novello

We were asked to believe that the variety and the novelty of even the crude films of the early days would provide a means of entertainment which would cut out the stage.

    Author: Ivor Novello

I regard sports first and foremost as entertainment, so dry documentary narration is not for me.

    Author: Jack Brickhouse

It's the sad thing about entertainment, it's not always about who is the best.

    Author: Jake Roberts

I want to direct, write, produce... y'know, I love the entertainment industry.

    Author: Jason Marsden

It's supposed to be entertainment. It's not supposed to be a documentary.

    Author: Jeri Ryan

Multinational corporations do control. They control the politicians. They control the media. They control the pattern of consumption, entertainment, thinking. They're destroying the planet and laying the foundation for violent outbursts and racial division.

    Author: Jerry Brown

I love entertaining people and this is entertainment.

    Author: Jerry Bruckheimer

We've finally told the world that this is sports entertainment, and I think one of the best forms of entertainment is anything that's fun or funny, something that you really enjoy watching or listening to.

    Author: Jerry Lawler

News events cannot be controlled, nor can newscasts be mapped out like entertainment shows.

    Author: Jessica Savitch

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It's tourists in New York. Everything is geared towards that. It's so hard on Broadway now for them to get people in there. They have to compete with so many other entertainments, so they have to bring a star in which puts people there out of work.

    Author: Delta Burke

Politics has become entertainment.

    Author: Joe Eszterhas

I believe that science fiction is as profound as you want it to be or it can be very simple entertainment, and I'm all for very simple entertainment. Every now and then we all need to come home, veg-out, watch something and not think too deeply about it. It's what you want it to be. We tend to steer clear of being pedantic; it's entertainment first, otherwise we'd be on a lecture circuit.

    Author: Joe Flanigan

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."

    Author: John Cage

At its best, entertainment is going to be a subjective thing that can't win for everyone, while at worst, a particular game just becomes a random symbol for petty tribal behavior.

    Author: John Carmack

If I had to put a name to it, I would wish that all my books were entertainments. I think the first thing you've got to do is grab the reader by the ear, and make him sit down and listen. Make him laugh, make him feel. We all want to be entertained at a very high level.

    Author: John le Carre

The entertainment is in the presentation.

    Author: John McTiernan

Movies and television shows based on comic books constitute the worst single genre in the history of filmed entertainment (with the exception of porn).

    Author: John Podhoretz

I'd like to do a television show that is encouraging, useful, and clean, and I'd like to go up against Entertainment Tonight and beat it.

    Author: John Tesh

It's very easy to confuse Sean Connery with James Bond. Sometimes in the entertainment industry, people believe the cake is more real than the baker.

    Author: Judd Nelson

This is government. There is no entertainment.

    Author: Judy Davis

They weren't interested in entertainment. They were tough. I learned one trick, which was to be quieter than they were until they had to look at you. It took a lot of agressiveness.

    Author: Judy Holliday

I'd just like to inspire people to be themselves and do what they want and not conform to the rigid guidelines of the music or entertainment business.

    Author: Juliana Hatfield

If you do things with a certain type of result and cause a certain type of reaction or effect, then you increase your market value. It's very much a competition for the entertainment dollar, and that's never been more clearly evident than in today's NBA game.

    Author: Julius Erving

Florida has tons of entertainment opportunities because Walt Disney World and Universal Studios are there.

    Author: Kevin Richardson

On a scale of the United States, the Hollywood influence on what comes out, that's not the majority views of across the country. What we read in Us Weekly or People magazine, or Entertainment Tonight, it's not what the majority of the country is thinking.

    Author: Kid Rock

First and foremost, I would like to start off by saying that just because my husband is an entertainer, that does not mean that our personal business is for everyone's entertainment purposes.

    Author: Kim Mathers

I was experiencing all the success the entertainment industry has to offer, but I knew there had to be something more. It was sort of through that God prepared me to hear about His great plan.

    Author: Kirk Cameron

So, how to stay inside the world of entertainment without actually getting another job? I felt the only logical answer was to become a novelist. So I wrote the first book - driven by some very real feelings of desperation - and it worked.

    Author: Lee Child

The bulk of my set is instrumental and you have to give yourself and the audience some relief because a performance is not about great guitar playing it's really about entertainment.

    Author: Leo Kottke

The interest of my mother was more in the entertainment field. She loved to go to concerts and to the theatre.

    Author: Leon Askin

Rose was sexy. It was my fantasy about her. She accomplished so much and came from so little in terms of a background that would have prepared her for the world, let alone the world of entertainment.

    Author: Linda Lavin

Exactly when people are in turmoil is the time that the entertainment business has always been at its best. Because people don't want to be reminded every day that they are under siege, or that they're not having a great time of life.

    Author: Lionel Richie

I am a professional performer and I only appear on TV for entertainment or for philanthropic organizations, and I consider this a very serious matter that doesn't fit into either category.

    Author: Lionel Stander

Sports and entertainment have always been windows of opportunity for African Americans, when other doors were closed.

    Author: Lynn Swann

I was a very happy child, so to speak. But, since we didn't have video games or television, and very little radio, in terms of a form of entertainment, I used to read a lot and I would draw a lot, and those two things used to occupy my time.

    Author: Mako

Is adult entertainment killing our children? or is killing our children entertaining our adults?

    Author: Marilyn Manson

And yet, in a culture like ours, which is given to material comforts, and addicted to forms of entertainment that offer immediate gratification, it is surprising that so much poetry is written.

    Author: Mark Strand

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

    Author: Marshall McLuhan

Entertainment and art are not isolated.

    Author: Martin Kippenberger

Entertainment is in art like color in pictures.

    Author: Martin Kippenberger

I've never considered myself a celebrity or even part of the entertainment business. I'm a cooking teacher.

    Author: Martin Yan

I can't say I'm happy to be talking about John Ritter and his passing. In my 21 years of Entertainment Tonight, this really was one of the most shocking and sad things to have happened.

    Author: Mary Hart

People magazine had been around for a short period of time, but nobody had thought about putting entertainment news on a nightly basis on television.

    Author: Mary Hart

When you look at what we spend on entertainment, whether it's on CDs, music, DVDs, there is so much money invested in that, people want to know a little more about the stars they're paying to see or hear.

    Author: Mary Hart

No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting. She will not want new fashions nor regret the loss of expensive diversions or variety of company if she can be amused with an author in her closet.

    Author: Mary Wortley

No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.

    Author: Mary Wortley Montagu

Except here it's more power, more energy, younger and also in Europe it's still not only entertainment. Theater or films are looked at as a moral institution. That's why maybe they're so poetic. Here it's clear entertainment.

    Author: Maximilian Schell

For the past 32 years, I've done nothing outside the entertainment business. I've had some real highs and some real lows, but I love the work so much that I never once thought of quitting.

    Author: Meat Loaf

Actually, one of the TSA guys showed me the Entertainment Weekly with the poster from the original in it, which also mentioned they were doing a remake. Caught me totally by surprise.

    Author: Michael Berryman

We cannot escape that Hollywood is in the middle of a wave of technological change. The current angst over all the implications of new entertainment technology is nothing new.

    Author: Michael Eisner

The standard entertainment industry reaction to Hollywood's box office slump reveals the same shallow, materialistic mindset that helped create the problem in the first place.

    Author: Michael Medved

The entertainment industry is encouraging young people to defy and deceive their parents.

    Author: Mike DeWine

Europe is scooters. Europe is five young people on one bench sharing a chocolate bar. Their idea of entertainment and fun is so much different than ours, which is exactly why a movie about them would be funny.

    Author: Mike Myers

Universities exist to transmit knowledge and understanding of ideas and values to students not to provide entertainment for spectators or employment for athletes.

    Author: Milton Friedman

Good thing we've still got politics in Texas - finest form of free entertainment ever invented.

    Author: Molly Ivins

I get to see the different sides of skating now which involves not only competing, but entertainment.

    Author: Nancy Kerrigan

Once a person has all the things they need to live, everything else is entertainment.

    Author: Neal Stephenson

Sports is the only entertainment where, no matter how many times you go back, you never know the ending.

    Author: Neil Simon
    Topics: Sports

If you want to be in the automotive business, you go to Detroit, and you figure it out. If you want to be in entertainment, go to where it's at. Go to Hollywood, go to New York.

    Author: Nick Cannon

Music is the one part of the entertainment business where you can't fool anybody into buying a record.

    Author: Nile Rodgers

When I worked for Entertainment Tonight I got to emcee Paul McCartney's press conference.

    Author: Nina Blackwood

And as I reinvent myself and I'm constantly curious about everything, I can't wait to see what's around the corner in newfound art and entertainment and exploration.

    Author: Pam Grier

In this business, you just never know from day to day. It's one reason I held off getting too involved in entertainment. I like being able to plan, I like to know what I'm going to be doing.

    Author: Parker Stevenson

I didn't get into entertainment until I was like 31. I didn't star in a movie until I was 46.

    Author: Paul Hogan

I enjoy being part of the entertainment industry, although I'm the laziest person that I've met yet in this business.

    Author: Paul Hogan

We had no electricity, no gas. Food was probably our greatest entertainment - the most fun thing that we could do was food.

    Author: Paul Prudhomme

Michael Eisner let it be known last week that he had no intention of leaving the entertainment business once he steps down as CEO of Disney in October.

    Author: Peter Bart

Our career path has tended to be the most perverse and contrary approach to the entertainment industry imaginable, while at the same time doing the kinds of things that you have to do, the videos, the photos and all that sort of stuff.

    Author: Peter Garrett

To me, thoughts are fun and art is fun. The strength of our society should not be idle entertainments but the joy of pursuing ideas.

    Author: Philip Kaufman

I don't want to be someone's entertainment.

    Author: Priscilla Presley

Bad Boy Entertainment did not shoot anybody. I didn't shoot anybody.

    Author: Puff Daddy

Age is very important in the entertainment industry.

    Author: Rajendra Prasad

So our films had a lot more to them than entertainment value, and I'm glad that a lot of people recognize that now. People realize now the value of them as educational.

    Author: Ray Harryhausen

I think the act of condensing months or years of work down to a couple hours of entertainment is pretty wild and extremely rewarding.

    Author: Richard King

It's disappointing to see films become pure entertainment, so that it's not an art form.

    Author: Richard Linklater

Well, first of all it's entertainment. That stops us becoming too pretentious or thinking we're great artists.

    Author: Richard Thompson

I started The McCoys in 1962, so I'm approaching my 40th year in the entertainment business.

    Author: Rick Derringer

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

    Author: Rita Mae Brown

Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.

    Author: Rita Mae Brown

Mobile entertainment is a huge opportunity. We are committed to mobile just as much as we are to PCs.

    Author: Rob Glaser

I think it is good escapist entertainment even though it's bad.

    Author: Rob Zombie

I moved further and further away from mass entertainment. The sexual element became increasingly sinister and bizarre. Don't blame me! The bastards drove me to it! They all backed off after that!

    Author: Robert Crumb

You really have to soak up the culture of the people to get it right. If you're making a fiction film, it's entertainment, but you want it to be as real as possible.

    Author: Robert Duvall

Whereas money is a means to an end for a filmmaker, to the corporate mind money is the end. Right now, I think independent film is very confused, because there's excess pressure in the marketplace for entertainment to pay off.

    Author: Robert Redford

I hardly ever listen to any of our old stuff now. Once the songs have been recorded and put on to vinyl they become someone else's entertainment, not mine.

    Author: Robert Smith

I think people feel starved of nice, glamorous entertainment. They want to see costumes and gaiety and a singer; old-fashioned entertainment - it won't die easily.

    Author: Ronnie Corbett

Variety is more than a means of avoiding boredom, since art is more than an entertainment of the senses.

    Author: Rudolf Arnheim
    Topics: Art

I don't like to be entertaining. I don't like the feeling of being entertaining. If there was a musical or a comedy that was not just for entertainment but was rooted in something I could relate to on a real level, then I think I would do it.

    Author: Ryan Gosling

Pictures are for entertainment, messages should be delivered by Western Union.

    Author: Samuel Goldwyn

I'm lucky that a lot of my friends are in the entertainment industry.

    Author: Sean Lennon

I realize that the majority of people in the entertainment business happen to be Democrats. I have no problem with that. And they should have no problem with the fact that I'm a Republican.

    Author: Shannen Doherty

I believe in broken, fractured, complicated narratives, but I believe in narratives as a vehicle for truth, not simply as a form of entertainment, though I love entertainment, but also a way of conveying what needs to be conveyed about the works that I care about.

    Author: Stephen Greenblatt

After the Rodgers and Hammerstein revolution, songs became part of the story, as opposed to just entertainments in between comedy scenes.

    Author: Stephen Sondheim

I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot.

    Author: Steve Martin

I mean, certainly it's the single biggest event, I think, in terms of popular entertainment, or art even, if you say that, of the 20th Century. It's been film. It's the 20th Century's real art form.

    Author: Sydney Pollack

Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.

    Author: T. S. Eliot

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys, and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination - think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.

    Author: Terry Brooks

When I was a kid, we had to rely on our imaginations for entertainment.

    Author: Terry Brooks

I need that on stage. I need a burst of life. That's entertainment for me.

    Author: Tina Turner

Acting is definitely put at the back of my mind, if it's there at all right now. It's all entertainment.

    Author: Tina Yothers

When entertainment was begun, during the Depression, it was supposed to take people's minds off reality. People could sing, dance, act or do anything. It was the type of entertainment that was available.

    Author: Tina Yothers

Americas are, for a variety of reasons, the most adept at producing the kind of entertainment that delivers easy satisfactions.

    Author: Todd Gitlin

I was one of the first generations to watch television. TV exposes people to news, to information, to knowledge, to entertainment. How is it bad?

    Author: Tom Clancy

They just wanted to show the entertainment world that we're vulnerable.

    Author: Tommy Chong

We aren't in an information age, we are in an entertainment age.

    Author: Tony Robbins

There's a huge demand for my entertainment, and I can't meet the need. So I decided to try a TV show to reach as many of my fans as possible.

    Author: Tyler Perry

I think video games are a great kind of entertainment. They have replaced a lot of games people normally play with their friends and neighbours, like Monopoly.

    Author: Uwe Boll

In our show you have to pay attention and know what happened before. I think it's very intelligent entertainment. It makes demands of viewers that a lot of shows don't.

    Author: Victor Garber

Maybe entertainment is not supposed to be reality.

    Author: Victoria Jackson

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