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

The repository contains 15 quotes in the category “Recreation.”

Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.

George Bernard Shaw
1856 — 1950

I’ve had a wonderful time, but this wasn’t it.

Groucho Marx
1890 — 1977

No one needs a vacation so much as the man who has just had one.

Elbert Hubbard
1856 — 1915

Many go fishing all their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.

Henry David Thoreau
1817 — 1862

To do great work a man must be very idle as well as very industrious.

Samuel Butler
1835 — 1902

If there is any larceny in a man, golf will bring it out.

Paul Gallico
1897 — 1976

Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another.

Anatole France
1844 — 1924

A family vacation is when you go away with the people you need to get away from.

MAD Magazine

Today, too many workers spend their time trying to make their weekends meet.

MAD Magazine

A business executive is someone who talks golf in the office and business on the golf course.

MAD Magazine

There’s a fine line between fishing and standing on the shore like an idiot.

Steven Wright
1955 —     

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of discussion.

Plato
427? — 348? B.C.

Most men pursue pleasure with such breathless haste they hurry past it.

Søren Kierkegaard
1813 — 1855

If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live.

Lin Yutang
1895 — 1976

If you must play, decide on three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes, and the quitting time.

Chinese Proverb