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Value Of Entertainment Quotes


"Mathemagical mathematics combines the beauty of mathematical structure with the entertainment value of a trick." - Martin Gardner

"There's some entertainment value in watching people juggle nitroglycerin." - Larry Wall

"The purpose of all art is to cause a deep and emotion, also one that is entertaining or pleasing. Out of the depth and entertainment comes value." - W Eugene Smith

"Fiction is just that-fiction. Yes, it is serious business, but it should also be taken for face value. It's entertainment. It's escapism. It's 365 pages of relaxation." - Rachel Wade

"Until mankind is peaceful enough not to have violence on the news, there's no point in taking it out of shows that need it for entertainment value." - Cher

"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." - Ray Harryhausen

"I'm making entertainment, but I'm making art. This is my art. Hopefully, it's profitable, hopefully it makes money, but at the end of the day I want it to be remembered for its artistic value as well as its entertainment value." - Morgan Spurlock

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

"It seems that entertainment is what most excites us and what we value above everything else." - Carroll O'Connor

"Entertainment works by withholding content with the purpose of increasing its value. And, when you think about it, those two are just vastly different approaches, but they can be bridged." - Robert Kyncl

"We've defined decency down now that we look at the entertainment value of it, whether the acting is good, the writing is good, the story is good, no matter the depravity, we'll watch it." - Rush Limbaugh

"Violence is a form of cinematic entertainment." - Quentin Tarantino

"Politics is the entertainment branch of industry." - Frank Zappa

"Entertainment has this way of resetting itself." - Zachary Levi

"Magic is the Special Olympics of entertainment." - Penn Jillette

"The entertainment industry is terrified of silence." - Laura Linney

"In entertainment value, the Democratic clambake usually lays it over the Republican conclave like ice cream over parsnips." - Red Smith

"Americans don't spend billions for entertainment. They spend it in search of entertainment." - Anonymous

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

"Unearned increment of value." - John Stuart Mill

"We live in a society right now which is the last phase of the ecosystem in terms of the old entertainment value, or the old entertainment construction, which is we've gone down to this instant gratification, instant numbers, instant understanding, instant. But it's like the exact - it has perfected itself to the instant click, when, in a way, creativity originates as a much more complex beast. So we now have to reinvent a new canvas where we can indulge in it. And that's where the digital revolution creates a whole new ecosystem of entertainment." - Nicolas Winding Refn

"Desired substance, things, patterns, or sequences of experience that are in some sense "good" for the organism - items of diet, conditions of life, temperature, entertainment, sex, and so forth - are never such that more of the something is always better than less of the something. Rather, for all objects and experiences, there is a quantity that has optimum value. Above that quantity, the variable becomes toxic. To fall below that value is to be deprived." - Gregory Bateson

"Soccer and sports are entertainment ... You can't call Beethoven's 9th Symphony or a work of Shakespeare `entertainment.' It's not `entertainment.' It's culture." - Riccardo Muti

"I know that for every reader who has lost the habit or can't find the time, there are people who've never enjoyed reading and question the value of literature, either as entertainment or education, or believe that a love of books, and of fiction in particular, is sentimental or frivolous." - David Nicholls

"It is the duty of all magicians to give entertainment," - John Henry Anderson

"Bug eating and backstabbing are the stuff of great entertainment." - Mark Burnett

"Government is the Entertainment division of the military-industrial complex." - Frank Zappa

"Las Vegas is the boiling pot of entertainment." - Don Rickles

"Providing new means of entertainment is the important thing." - Shigeru Miyamoto

"Ads need to be little pieces of entertainment." - William Shatner

"A lot of news is just entertainment masquerading as news." - Nate Silver

"The analysis of character is the highest human entertainment." - Isaac Bashevis Singer

"None of my friends are in the entertainment industry." - Lizzy Caplan

"The entire Nintendo group will carry on the spirit of Mr. Yamauchi by honoring, in our approach to entertainment, the sense of value he has taught us - that there is merit in doing what is different - and at the same time, by changing Nintendo in accordance with changing times" - Satoru Iwata

"I am very, very uneasy with churches that have basically said, "Well, since that's what people want and that's what sells, then were going to do our worship services like Hollywood productions. We're going to have a lot of bells and whistles. We're going to have high entertainment value, and it is going to have a lot of gloss and glitter."" - Parker J. Palmer

"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." - Julius Erving

"Rollerball is an incoherent mess, a jumble of footage in search of plot, meaning, rhythm and sense. There are bright colors and quick movement on the screen, which we can watch as a visual pattern that, in entertainment value, falls somewhere between a kaleidoscope and a lava lamp." - Roger Ebert

"When Viv Richards retired I thought it was end of entertainment. But then came Sehwag,the King of entertainment!" - Rameez Raja

"I do find violence entertaining, but that doesn't make me a bad person. I grew up watching all these action films when I was a kid. My dad would bring back 'Rambo' and whatever, and we'd watch it together. It's not affected me in any way other than I just appreciate the entertainment value of violence on film" - Scott Adkins

"Folks, Brian Williams isn't the exception. He's exactly what they've taught us to expect from them all. It's not journalism any more - it's entertainment, it's celebrity, it's agendas and it's money. All too often, a lie is now an acceptable way of communicating. To the media, a lie has as much value as the truth." - Wayne LaPierre

"I do find violence entertaining, but that doesn't make me a bad person. I grew up watching all these action films when I was a kid. My dad would bring back 'Rambo' and whatever, and we'd watch it together. It's not affected me in any way other than I just appreciate the entertainment value of violence on film." - Scott Adkins

"Even though there's an entertainment value to the film, I think it's very important because you can't really separate the impact of that political message from it. It's rare that you get films like that I think; that really have an important message and are also entertaining." - Woody Harrelson

"We realized that Elite has the potential to really add value to a company like La Perla, due to its relationship to the fashion business, links to music, to entertainment, all of this tends to point more and more to the luxury consumer. The fashion world is one where Italy has clear excellence. I see the potential with it very clearly." - Silvio Scaglia

"Every experience is of value." - Oscar Wilde

"In that - and that is my personal view - Singapore delivers the most value, as they think about Formula One as a complete entertainment event, on and off track." - Martin Sorrell

"I do a film if it interests me, has a connect with the audience and some entertainment value. The rest doesn't matter." - Bipasha Basu

"I'm a pretty good ventriloquist, but it's the entertainment value and the laughs that keep people sitting there and wanting more." - Jeff Dunham

"A value is valuable when the value of value is valuable to oneself." - Dayananda Saraswati

"In fact, entertainment has taken the place of celebration in the present world. But entertainment is quite different from celebration; entertainment and celebration are never the same. In celebration you are a participant; in entertainment you are only a spectator. In entertainment you watch others playing for you. So while celebration is active, entertainment is passive. In celebration you dance, while in entertainment you watch someone dancing, for which you pay him." - Rajneesh

"The public wants a great product, but they also want more layers of value. So it's lifestyle, it's takeaway, it's entertainment. It's all of those things and social media facilitates a big chunk of that, because they want to touch and feel you, they want to talk to someone about it, they want to join a community of other people who dance to the beat of a different drummer." - RuPaul

"I'm convinced we all are voyeurs. It's part of the detective thing. We want to know secrets and we want to know what goes on behind those windows. And not in a way that we would use to hurt anyone. There's an entertainment value to it, but at the same time we want to know: What do humans do? Do they do the same things as I do? It's a gaining of some sort of knowledge, I think." - David Lynch

"It's mind-boggling to consider that movies this bad are actually committed to film. The poor quality of The Pest in almost every category humor, intelligence, creativity, and just plain entertainment value ranks it somewhere between a bad infomercial and a local cable newscast. Rarely do I consider the act of seeing a movie to be a chore, but this kind of experience is the exception - Directed By Paul Miller." - James Berardinelli

"It's not uncommon in the entertainment world for agents to sign young talent. It's sinful that these players can't be represented by lawyers and agents when they're in school. If a player wants to hire someone to seek his value - in any other walk of life, except where this farcical entity that is the NCAA is involved - having a lawyer or agent isn't illegal. It's just the NCAA imposing its own set of rules. It's selfish on their part." - Sonny Vaccaro

"THE SUFFERING OF GENIUS AND ITS VALUE. The artistic genius desires to give pleasure, but if his mind is on a very high plane he does not easily find anyone to share his pleasure; he offers entertainment but nobody accepts it. That gives him, in certain circumstances, a comically touching pathos; for he has no right to force pleasure on men. He pipes, but none will dance: can that be tragic?" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Don't think of cost. Think of value." - John Spence

"For me, Amazon has stepped in and presented the future of entertainment. Obviously, the future of entertainment is going to be on the internet." - Nicolas Winding Refn

"That crossover of whether it's entertainment or news is the biggest crock of b.s. in television today, because it's all entertainment." - Vince Mcmahon

"I think there's often a negative associated with being passionate or geeky about entertainment, but for me, entertainment has always been a greater, psychological escape, so I think it's unfortunate when others don't appreciate the depth of passion entertainment offers." - Bryan Fuller

"I'm so excited and honored to be part of 'Entertainment Tonight!' 'E.T.' was the show that started all the entertainment news, so I couldn't be more thrilled." - Nancy O'Dell

"Human entertainment will have moved on to something new. Then the ultimate challenge for us is, can we figure out what that new form of entertainment is?" - Reed Hastings

"I'm so excited and honored to be part of 'Entertainment Tonight!' 'E.T.' was the show that started all the entertainment news, so I couldn't be more thrilled." - Nancy Odell

"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." - Ronnie Corbett

"Only the ephemeral is of lasting value." - Eugene Ionesco

"Labor is the true standard of value." - Abraham Lincoln

"All propositions are of equal value." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Knowledge is of more value than gold" - Solomon

"There remains an experience of incomparable value." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Freedom is a possession of inestimable value." - Cicero

"I'm in the business of value judgments ." - Tucker Carlson

"Experience is the thing of supreme value"." - Henry Ford

"Nothing of value comes without being earned." - Michael Jordan

"Every second is of infinite value." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing" - A A Milne

"Utility alone is the cause of value." - Eric Roll, Baron Roll of Ipsden

"Information: the negative reciprocal value of probability." - Claude Elwood Shannon

"History is only a value of relation." - Henry Adams

"Gold is the corpse of value..." - Neal Stephenson

"What is the value of your existence?" - Stephen Evans

"Freedom is a possession of inestimable value." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Information: the negative reciprocal value of probability." - Claude Shannon

"Daily vitamins are of no value." - Michael Specter

"I don't value prizes of any sort." - David Hockney

"Never underestimate the value of cold cash." - Gregory Nunn

"Money is an echo of value." - Bob Burg

"The essence of idolatry is the entertainment of thoughts about God that are unworthy of Him." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"People value honesty. They value integrity. They value competence and courage and all those kinds of things." - Richard A. Kidd

"ENTERTAINMENT, n. Any kind of amusement whose inroads stop short of death by injection." - Ambrose Bierce

"Ive done a variety of projects in different areas of the entertainment industry." - Jodi Benson

"Entertainment alleviates the fear of life, but art vanquishes the fear of death" - Dean Cavanagh

"And finally comes culture, which is entertainment, relaxation, transport out of the pain of living." - John Steinbeck

"Play is the production of fun; entertainment is the consumption of fun." - Charles Eisenstein

"The religion of one age is the literary entertainment of the next." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I've done a variety of projects in different areas of the entertainment industry." - Jodi Benson

"We're going to see a lot of companies that have been portals of entertainment become producers." - Kevin Spacey

"Little pieces of advice like that can provide us with months' worth of entertainment." - Mike Shinoda

"Oklahomans value our children and our seniors. Oklahomans value traditions of faith. Oklahomans value our heroes, our veterans. Oklahomans value innovation and the creative arts." - Brad Henry

"entertainment for entertainment's sake is the most expensive form of death ..." - Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie

"In this Western world that we have, culture risks being [only] a form of entertainment." - Shirin Neshat

"Beyond Brookledge may be the most incredible weekend of entertainment I've experienced in my life." - Mark Ryden

"Before machines the only form of entertainment people really had was relationships." - Doug Coupland

"I'm lucky that a lot of my friends are in the entertainment industry" - Sean Lennon

"I love sport as long as its kept as an entertainment - not a meaning of life." - David Icke

"Paradigms of Republican vs. Democrat or Conservative vs. Progressive have been designed for obfuscation and entertainment." - Catherine Austin Fitts

"In India, the films are not looked upon just as entertainment. They're a way of life." - Shahrukh Khan

"It's not all about acting. It's about giving an art of entertainment to humanity." - Sean Berdy

"Grand opera is a form of musical entertainment for people who hate music." - Edward Abbey

"If you want to learn about America, watch The Wire. Its a profound piece of entertainment." - Sam Neill

"Books of entertainment first led Adam Clarke to believe in a spiritual world." - George William Curtis

"Self restraint in speech, food, entertainment and vanity are the most essential fundamental of spiritual growth." - Nouman Ali Khan

"You know, entertainment is just a curtain at the end of the day." - Aubrey O'Day

"I tell people view the federal government as a source of entertainment. It's a lot easier." - Dave Barry

"Social media is a performance like any other form of entertainment, and acknowledging that is important." - Bryce Dallas Howard

"Art in the United States is a kind of visual entertainment focusing on expected narratives." - Massimiliano Gioni

"People tend to turn to the type of entertainment that has an escapism quality." - Melissa Joan Hart

"I was already sort of mixing my science physics enthusiasm with entertainment and directing and puppetry." - Brian Henson

"And each new act of war is tonight's entertainment. We're still the pawns in their game." - Conor Oberst

"Two hours of sparkling entertainment spread out over a four-hour show." - Chris Rock

"Fashion is much more than product. It's about entertainment and people feeling a part of something." - Glenda Bailey

"The entertainment business remains a business of blockbusters, and increasingly so." - Anita Elberse

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

"We are, in the comics, the last frontier of good, wholesome family humor and entertainment." - Bil Keane

"If you want to learn about America, watch 'The Wire.' It's a profound piece of entertainment." - Sam Neill

"You know, entertainment is just a curtain at the end of the day." - Aubrey Oday

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

"People are willing to support and watch web series as a legitimate form of entertainment." - Issa Rae

"There are a lot of queers starved for entertainment from their own community." - Michelle Tea

"I believe in the paramount importance of entertainment, but I have something to say." - Wendelin Van Draanen

"From this entertainment industry, may the gods of language protect us." - David Antin

"I think good entertainment makes you feel something... it can be a variety of different feelings." - Jodi Benson

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

"After aircraft production, the entertainment industry is America's largest source of trade surplus." - Tyler Cowen

"The world is a stage, the stage is a world of entertainment." - Howard Dietz

"Entertainment has to come hand in hand with a little bit of medicine." - David Fincher

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

"The sound and music are 50% of the entertainment in a movie." - George Lucas

"I'm a bit of a chameleon with the whole entertainment industry so to speak." - David Boreanaz

"The highest goal of music is to connect one's soul to their Divine Nature, not entertainment" - Pythagoras

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

"I think the story is the most ancient form of human entertainment." - David Mitchell

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

"For us music is mainly part of the entertainment world and is often a luxury." - Wim Wenders

"I feel like I am in turbo mode as a student of entertainment." - Charlie Worsham

"I love sport as long as it's kept as an entertainment - not a meaning of life." - David Icke

"Television is full of fictional and real violence that's turned into entertainment." - Bill James

"The entertainment industry is vast and is a reflection of the society we live in." - Karrine Steffans

"The one thing about the business of entertainment is that you have to learn patience." - Kevin Hart

"In India, the films are not looked upon just as entertainment. They're a way of life." - Shahrukh Khan

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

"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

"Beyond its entertainment value, 'Baywatch' has enriched and, in many cases, helped save lives. I'm looking forward to the opportunity to continue with a project which has had such a significance for so many." - David Hasselhoff



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