Fun Quotes

Sun - tzu - appraise war in terms of the fundamental factors....
To love what you do and feel that it matters - How could anything be more fun.
Katharine Graham

The man who does not work for the love of work but only for money is not likely to make money nor find much fun in life.
Charles Schwa
Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination. Learning to suspend your imagination and live completely in the very second of the present with no before and no after is the greatest gift a soldier can acquire.
Ernest Hemingway
Form follows function.
Louis Henri Sullivan
The Interstate Commerce commission, as its functions have now been limited by the courts is, or can be made, of great use to the railroads. It satisfies the public clamor for a government supervision of railroads, at the same time that that supervision is almost entirely nominal.
Richard Olney, a lawyer for the Boston & Maine and Attorney General under Grover Cleveland, advising a railroad president

Frank zappa, interview with this submitter, new york city, 5/08/1980 - the function of government ought to be: make sure...
The vice - President of an advertising agency is a bit of executive fungus that forms on a desk that has been exposed to conference.
Fred Allen
George santayana - advertising is the modern substitute for...
If dogs could talk, it would take a lot of the fun out of owning one.
Andrew A. Rooney
People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
Dale Carnegie, How To Win Friends and Influence People
By listening to his language of his locality the poet begins to learn his craft. It is his function to lift, by use of imagination and the language he hears, the material conditions and appearances of his environment to the sphere of the intelligence where they will have new currency.
William Carlos Williams
The artist has one function - - To affirm and glorify life.
W. Edward Brown
Today, a successful Congressman has the fundraising ability of a hooker trying to raise cab fare home....
John L. Jackley, New York Times, 10/29/90, p. A15.
Funny how the new things are the old things.
Rudyard Kipling, With the Night Mail (1909)
Engineers are all basically high - Functioning autistics who have no idea how normal people do stuff.
Cory Doctorow, Eastern Standard Tribe, 2004
The average person living to age 70 has 613, 000 hours of life. This is too long a period not to have fun.
Author Unknown
I was brought up by very witty people who were dealing with quite difficult things - Disease and death... I was brought up by people who tended to giggle at funerals.
Emma Thompson, Vanity Fai
There is no pleasure in having nothing to do the fun is in having lots to do and not doing it.
Mary Wilson Little
Flying may not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price.
Amelia Earhart
Acceptance of dissent is the fundamental requirement of a free society.
Richard Royste
If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun.
Katharine Hepburn
The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself, but in so doing, he identifies himself with people - - That is, people everywhere, not for the purpose of taking them apart, but simply revealing their true nature.
James Thurbe
Congress is functioning the way the Founding Fathers intended - Not very well. They understood that if you move too quickly, our democracy will be less responsible to the majority.
Barber B. Conable, J
Commencement speakers have a good deal in common with grandfather clocks Standing usually some six feet tall, typically ponderous in construction, more traditional than functional, their distinction is largely their noisy communication of essentially commonplace information.
W, Willard Wirtz
Without self knowledge, without understanding the working and functions of his machine, man cannot be free, he cannot govern himself and he will always remain a slave.
George Gurdjieff
The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it.
Elaine Agathe
The saying Getting there is half the fun became obsolete with the advent of commercial airlines.
Henry J. Tillman
The best ideas come from jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.
David Ogilvie
Setting a good example for children takes all the fun out of middle age.
William Feathe
Out of damp and gloomy days, out of solitude, out of loveless words directed at us, conclusions grow up in us like fungus one morning they are there, we know not how, and they gaze upon us, morose and gray. Woe to the thinker who is not the gardener but only the soil of the plants that grow in him.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment. They farm fungi, raise aphids as livestock, launch armies into war, use chemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies, capture slaves, engage in child labor, exchange information ceaselessly. They do everything but watch television.
Lewis Thomas
The most valuable function performed by the federal government is entertainment.
Dave Barry
The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved but only outgrown.
Carl Jung
Funny - Peculiar or funny - Ha - Ha.
Ian Hay
The evolution of consciousness culminates in an all - Inclusive consciousness that functions in the context of the infinite and the eternal.
Phiroz Mehta
If kids come to us educatorsteachers from strong, healthy functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job more important.
Barbara Colorose
How come we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.
Mark Twain
Fun has a sacred dimension.
Adriana Diaz
Life was a funny thing that occured on the way to the grave.
Quentin Crisp