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I'm undaunted in my quest to amuse myself by constantly changing my hair.
You make 'em, I amuse 'em.
Thus so wretched is man that he would weary even without any cause for weariness... and so frivolous is he that, though full of a thousand reasons for weariness, the least thing, such as playing billiards or hitting a ball, is sufficient enough to amuse him.
Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live.
Small things amuse small minds.
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.
I love to watch good actors who surprise and amuse me.
My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce, amuse and entertain.
I don't personally try to balance my work because I operate under the assumption that anyone reading or watching my stuff isn't having a particularly balanced day anyway. But negative attitudes just amuse me more than positive ones.
The only way to amuse some people is to slip and fall on an icy pavement.
E. W. Howe
We cherish our friends not for their ability to amuse us, but for ours to amuse them.
The object of Literature is to instruct, to animate, or to amuse.
George Henry Lewes
Beauty can't amuse you, but brainwork - reading, writing, thinking - can.
Helen Gurley Brown
Kids can amuse themselves with almost anything.
There's ways to amuse yourself while doing things and thats how I look at efficency.
To this day I over prepare. I draw storyboards for every scene - chicken scratches so crude that they amuse and horrify the crew. I send out shot lists, act out the scenes, and search for a theme that I can relate to. It's my favorite time of the process.
It only works because we still amuse each other. After we have been working with other people, it is so refreshing to laugh unreservedly when we are back together again.
In college, before video games, we would amuse ourselves by posing programming exercises.
Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.
Robert M. Hutchins
If ever I want to amuse myself with an idiot, I have not far to look for one. I laugh at myself.
Frederic William Farrar
We never respect those who amuse us, however we may smile at their comic powers.
Be simple in words, manners, and gestures. Amuse as well as instruct. If you can make a man laugh, you can make him think and make him like and believe you.
Alfred E. Smith
In an attempt to amuse my friends and family, I would do impressions of Dean Martin, singing Everybody Loves Somebody. I secretly really enjoyed singing the song.
Before I got through high school I had attended 22 different schools. In the time before I was well acquainted with the latest school, I would amuse myself by drawing and found that I was pretty good at it.
My books are very few, but then the world is before me - a library open to all - from which poverty of purse cannot exclude me - in which the meanest and most paltry volume is sure to furnish something to amuse, if not to instruct and improve.
She and my uncle were very sociable and would have a lot of people over at night to play cards or whatever. The high spot of those evenings was when we kids got dressed up to do a skit or something to amuse the guests. I loved it.
If I go to Germany, I learn something in addition. The German television is very precise and respectable. One has never stress. In Italy it is more dynamic. But I amuse myself madly in both countries.
I've been a storyteller all my life. When I was in high school, I used to amuse myself by driving through the woods at night and see how long it would be before I scared the pants off my friends - and if I could do it before I scared myself.
It now costs more to amuse a child than it once did to educate his father.
I not only played and sang blues, but I also had to toss the piano around a bit to amuse the patrons.
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