Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Entertainment.

The repository contains 28 quotes in the category “Entertainment.”
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A cocktail party: People who don’t like each other particularly, standing around (never enough chairs), talking about things they aren’t interested in, drinking drinks they don’t want (why set a time to take a drink?) and getting high so that they won’t notice they aren’t having fun.

Robert Heinlein
1907 — 1988

You can live to be a hundred if you give up all the things that make you want to live to be a hundred.

Woody Allen
1935 —     

It looks as if Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.

Groucho Marx
1890 — 1977

My play was a complete success. The audience was a failure.

Oscar Wilde
1854 — 1900

If you read a lot of books, you’re considered well-read. But if you watch a lot of TV, you’re not considered well-viewed.

Lily Tomlin
1939 —     

Comedy is simply a funny way of being serious.

Sir Peter Ustinov
1921 — 2004

The remarkable thing about television is that it permits several million people to laugh at the same joke and still feel lonely.

T. S. Eliot
1897 — 1962

Pure entertainment is not an egotistical lady singing boring songs onstage for two hours and people in tuxes clapping whether they like it or not. It’s the real performers on the street who can hold people’s attention and keep them from walking away.

Andy Kaufman
1949 — 1984

Never pass up the opportunity to have sex or be on television.

Gore Vidal
1925 — 2012

Television has raised writing to a new low.

Samuel Goldwyn
1882 — 1974

Why should people pay good money to go out and see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?

Samuel Goldwyn
1882 — 1974

Comedy is the art of making people laugh without making them puke.

Steve Martin
1945 —     

To the audience during the first broadcast of The Tonight Show in 1953.:

This is The Tonight Show. I can’t tell you too much about it, other than the fact that this program is going to go on forever.

Steve Allen
1921 — 2000

There are three stages in an actor’s career: Who is John Amos? Get me John Amos. Get me a young John Amos.

John Amos
1939 —     

If you can’t dazzle them with dexterity, baffle them with bull.

P. T. Barnum
1810 — 1891

Karate is a form of martial arts in which people who have had years and years of training can, using only their hands and feet, make some of the worst movies in the history of the world.

Dave Barry
1947 —     

An actor is at most a poet and at least an entertainer.

Marlon Brando
1924 — 2004

An actor’s a guy who, if you ain’t talking about him, ain’t listening.

Marlon Brando
1924 — 2004

The movies that are the easiest to make are the hardest to watch.

Bruce Campbell
1958 —     

I wish there was a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence. There’s a knob called “brightness,” but it doesn’t work.

1947 —     

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