Entertainment Sayings and Quotes

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


And entertainment has nothing to do with reality. Entertainment is antithetical to reality.     

Michael Crichton

Entertainment alleviates the fear of life, but art vanquishes the fear of death.     

Dean Cavanagh

Entertainment and art are not isolated.     

Martin Kippenberger

Entertainment and art have power. Our culture is molded more so by entertainment than any other influence.     

Michael Landon, Jr.

Entertainment for entertainment's sake is the most expensive form of death.     

Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie

Entertainment is a sacred pursuit when done well. When done well, it raises the quality of human life.     

Michael Chabon

Entertainment is all right, but entertainment with an idea behind it is much more important.     

Gregory Peck

Entertainment is in art like color in pictures.     

Martin Kippenberger

Entertainment is temporary happiness, but the real happiness is permanent entertainment.     

Amit Kalantri

Entertainment is the devil's substitute for joy.     

Leonard Ravenhill

Entertainment provides relief. Art provokes engagement.     

David Foster Wallace

Entertainment, in the end, is a food industry for feeling.     

Jenova Chen

ENTERTAINMENT, n. Any kind of amusement whose inroads stop short of death by injection.     

Ambrose Bierce

Entertainment's definition has been reduced to making people happy.     

Anurag Kashyap

If entertainment ran grocery stores, we'd NEVER get oil cured olives or blue cheese, it would be JUST Coke.     

Penn Jillette

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

Carroll O'Connor

Light entertainment means it mustn't teach you anything.     

Keith Johnstone

Most entertainment is trying to get you. It's tested, like toothpaste.     

Albert Brooks

My rejection of the idea of entertainment in its current form is based on the audience that comes with it.     

David Antin

No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.     

Mary Worley Montagu

Play is the production of fun; entertainment is the consumption of fun.     

Charles Eisenstein

That's how it always is in the entertainment industry, your feet are always treading Jello.     

Hedy Lamarr

The best entertainment speaks to the human condition in an honest way.     

Gregory Hines

The entertainment business is to business what plastic flowers are to flowers.     

Dov Davidoff

Where other powers of entertainment are wanting, the true philosopher will derive benefit from such as are given.     

Jane Austen

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

Herbert Marcuse

Entertainment can be a more powerful driver than poverty.     

Sugata Mitra

Entertainment has this way of resetting itself.     

Zachary Levi

Entertainment has to come hand in hand with a little bit of medicine.     

David Fincher

Entertainment is not politically neutral.     

John Lahr