11 quotes about Amusement
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To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of the vivacity of amusement.
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If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world, they would take away the spring, and youth, the former from the year, the latter from human life.
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Amusement to an observing mind is study.
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The intellectual man requires a fine bait; the sots are easily amused. But everybody is drugged with his own frenzy, and the pageant marches at all hours, with music and banner and badge.
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Cards were at first for benefits designed, sent to amuse, not to enslave the mind.
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The only way to amuse some people is to slip and fall on an icy pavement.
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You can't live on amusement. It is the froth on water -- an inch deep and then the mud.
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When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her.
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The mind ought sometimes to be diverted, that it may return the better to thinking.
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Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.
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Nothing is so perfectly amusing as a total change of ideas.
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