Entertaining Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old entertaining quotes, entertaining sayings, and entertaining proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Entertaining is one method of avoiding people. It is very often the negation of hospitality.     

Elizabeth Bibesco

There is less difference than you would imagine entertaining little children and entertaining adults.     

John Lithgow

The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.     

Kin Hubbard

That's the secret of entertaining. You make your guests feel welcome and at home. If you do that honestly, the rest takes care of itself.     

Barbara Hall

Entertaining the reader is a good function.     

David Denby

Entertaining on any scale can be stressful and daunting.     

Pippa Middleton

Learning and entertaining can go hand-in-hand.     

Wendy Williams

Once you get into entertaining a quarter of a million people, it's a very weird place to be.     

Joe Cocker

There is nothing more entertaining than to have a frank talk with yourself. Few do it-frankly. Educating yourself is getting acquainted with yourself.     

Robert Henri

What may be very entertaining in company with ignorant people may be tiresome to those who know more of the matter.     

James Burgh

It's much more entertaining to live books than to write them.     

Jean Webster

A man who can be entertaining for a full day will be in his grave by night-fall.     

Edward Dahlberg

Most women put off entertaining until the kids are grown.     

Erma Bombeck

I'm trying to be entertaining without being mean.     

Tina Brown