Quotes and Sayings about Merriment



"Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Merriment, Nothing)

"I hate the actor and audience business. An author should be in among the crowd, kicking their shins or cheering them on to some mischief or merriment."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Business, Actor, Hate, Merriment)

"I never had any childhood, for the word means sunshine and freedom from care. I had a starved and pinched little childhood, as far as love and merriment go."
- Frank Leslie
(Related: Love, Care, Childhood, Freedom, Merriment, Word)

"Damn the great executives, the men of measured merriment, damn the men with careful smiles oh, damn their measured merriment."
- Sinclair Lewis
(Related: Men, Merriment, Smiles)

"Cultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends, rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances."
- William Powell
(Related: Friends, Merriment, Mob, Quiet, Solitude)

"People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices."
- George Adam Smith
(Related: People, Conversation, Merriment, Public, Trade)