Quotes and Sayings about Recreation



"I started out with comedy in college, but had my major in Recreation Administration - which meant I wasn't going to get a real job - so I started doing a little standup."
- Carlos Alazraqui
(Related: College, Comedy, Job, Recreation)

"Dams have harmed our wildlife and made rivers less useful for recreation."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Recreation, Rivers, Wildlife)

"I've also been working with the Challengers Club in the inner city of Los Angeles for 15 years now, I guess, and it's essentially an inner-city recreation club for boys and girls."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Boys, Girls, Now, Recreation, Years)

"We made a good start toward preserving recreational areas like the Chattahoochee River."
- Roy Barnes
"If bread is the first necessity of life, recreation is a close second."
- Edward Bellamy
(Related: Life, First, Necessity, Recreation)

"The sportsman knows that a sport is a recreation, a game, an amusement and a pastime, but his eyes are fixed on a higher goal, on the most important thing in his life, which is his education or his vocation."
- Avery Brundage
(Related: Education, Life, Goal, Amusement, Eyes, Recreation, Vocation)

"It's not a master plan to do every remake and every recreation of icons. It's just what I've been hired to do."
- Steve Carell
(Related: Recreation)

"The bow cannot always stand bent, nor can human frailty subsist without some lawful recreation."
- Miguel De Cervantes
(Related: Recreation)

"I went to professional men's soccer games, the old North American soccer league at that time, and I used to be a ticket holder with my family and family friends. We would go every weekend and I thought it was great, but I just thought of it as recreation, as family fun."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Family, Time, Thought, Men, American, Friends, Fun, Games, Old, Recreation, Soccer, Weekend)

"I am a technological activist. I have a political agenda. I am in favor of basic human rights: to free speech, to use any information and technology, to purchase and use recreational drugs, to enjoy and purchase so-called 'vices', to be free of intruders, and to privacy."
- Bram Cohen
(Related: Technology, Drugs, Free speech, Information, Privacy)

"In the future, torture will once again become the recreational sport of the rich."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Future, Will)

"Some people make sharp distinctions sort of between their recreational musings and their professional work. I don't make that distinction very much."
- Whitfield Diffie
(Related: Work, People)

"My mother was a good recreational cook, but what she basically believed about cooking was that if you worked hard and prospered, someone else would do it for you."
- Nora Ephron
(Related: Mother, Cooking)

"For example, in my district there are visitors from all over the world who are drawn to our beautiful beaches, recreational lakes, habitat wildlife preserves and golf courses."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Example, Golf, Wildlife, World)

"Turn resolutely to work, to recreation, or in any case to physical exercise till you are so tired you can't help going to sleep, and when you wake up you won't want to worry."
- B. C. Forbes
(Related: Work, Exercise, Help, Recreation, Sleep, Want, Worry)

"Enrolling your child in a recreational sport sponsored by your neighborhood recreation community centers is a great way to keep kids active."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Community, Kids, Recreation)

"If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf."
- Bob Hope
(Related: Work, Fun, Golf, Play, Recreation)

"The outdoors, the beautiful environment, both in fresh and salt water. And the thing that concerns me is the amount of kids that stand on street corners, or go into pinball parlours, and call it recreation."
- Rex Hunt
(Related: Environment, Kids, Recreation, Water)

"Leave all the afternoon for exercise and recreation, which are as necessary as reading. I will rather say more necessary because health is worth more than learning."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Health, Exercise, Learning, Reading, Recreation, Will, Worth)

"I make appearance at local park and recreation agencies when the program starts, when they have the qualifying meets at the local levels. Then I try to go to the regional competitions, and of course I'm there in Hershey, Pa., in August for the North American final."
- Rafer Johnson
(Related: American, Appearance, Recreation)

"Finally, the ecological health of the Mississippi River and its economic importance to the many people that make their living or seek their recreation is based on a healthy river system."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Health, People, Importance, Living, Recreation)

"There is an awful lot of what I call recreational jazz going on, where people go out and learn a particular language or style and become real sharks on somebody else's language."
- Steve Lacy
(Related: People, Jazz, Language, Style)

"Recreational development is a job not of building roads into the lovely country, but of building receptivity into the still unlovely human mind."
- Aldo Leopold
(Related: Development, Building, Country, Job, Mind)

"I worked for the recreation and parks department for a year."
- Lee Majors
(Related: Recreation)

"Drugs shouldn't be used for recreation although they can be, but ultimately the point of psychedelics is to put you in touch with the powers of the universe."
- Ray Manzarek
(Related: Drugs, Recreation, Universe)

"It seems people are more willing to let other people control their minds now and recreational drug use doesn't seem to have that same renegade sense of adventure that it once did."
- Marc Maron
(Related: People, Control, Adventure, Now, Sense)

"We depend on our rivers and dams for energy, transportation, irrigation and recreation and I will continue this year to fight for what's best for the Pacific Northwest."
- Cathy McMorris
(Related: Energy, Fight, Recreation, Rivers, Will)

"Maintaining healthy forests is essential to those who make a living from the land and for those of us who use them for recreational purposes."
- Cathy McMorris
(Related: Land, Living)

"The only recreation there allowed, however, is that of the mind, and of this there is but little."
- Maria Monk
(Related: Mind, Recreation)

"I'm more of like a recreational surfer, not a consist surfer. Some people get out every week or every day."
- Marguerite Moreau
(Related: People, Day)

"We're going to have more kids playing, and we're going to have a better chance of finding those players Minor sports in a community is for fun and recreation. For everyone."
- Bobby Orr
(Related: Sports, Chance, Community, Fun, Kids, Recreation)

"Period recreation is very difficult unless you make a black-and-white movie."
- Alan Parker
(Related: Recreation)

"To the old saying that man built the house but woman made of it a 'home' might be added the modern supplement that woman accepted cooking as a chore but man has made of it a recreation."
- Emily Post
(Related: Cooking, Man, Old, Recreation, Saying, Woman)

"One of the things that people don't realize is that that natural beauty, those recreational forests, they have an economic development impact for the state as well."
- Ed Rendell
(Related: Beauty, People, Development, State)

"And the beautiful open spaces, the forests of Pennsylvania, the recreational uses that come from having these green open spaces and forests, they contribute dramatically to the level of our tourism, dramatically."
- Ed Rendell
(Related: Open)

"And preserving our open spaces or having them there for recreational purposes is one of the things that contributes to the high level of quality of life that we offer in Pennsylvania, and that also translates into economic benefits."
- Ed Rendell
(Related: Life, Quality, Benefits, Open)

"Our fish, our recreation, our irrigation and all our uses of the Missouri River are threatened if the drought continues and the Corps of Engineers decisions aren't changed."
- Mike Rounds
(Related: Decisions, Fish, Recreation)

"And what is needed to prevent them from joining gangs was ample recreation for boys as well as girls, jobs and internships for training and money, and assistance to allow their families to live in decent homes."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Money, Boys, Girls, Jobs, Recreation, Training)

"The solution is to first create an integrated economic development and recreation plan that addresses the needs of the people who live and recreate in central Idaho."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: People, Development, First, Needs, Recreation, Solution)

"For a variety of reasons, I believe, the time is right to resolve many of the long standing and thorny land use, recreation, and wilderness designation issues in Central Idaho."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: Time, Land, Recreation, Right, Variety, Wilderness)

"Walking is the natural recreation for a man who desires not absolutely to suppress his intellect but to turn it out to play for a season. All great men of letters have therefore been enthusiastic walkers."
- Leslie Stephen
(Related: Men, Intellect, Letters, Man, Play, Recreation, Walking)

"What has been happening the last four years in City Hall is that they have been closing recreation centers, closing libraries. We have not looked after our children in City Hall."
- Carl Stokes
(Related: Children, Libraries, Recreation, Years)

"I'm excited and encouraged to see people getting involved with their public lands and forests. We really need the public's help to repair these heavily used recreation sites."
- Robert Towne
(Related: People, Help, Public, Recreation)

"I feel that the thing that probably aided me the most in that scene with the dog was the utilization and using an actual recreation, affective memory, if you want to call it, of pain."
- Ray Walston
(Related: Memory, Pain, Recreation, Want)

"God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling."
- Izaak Walton
(Related: God, Quiet, Recreation)

"People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness."
- John Wanamaker
(Related: Time, People, Illness, Recreation)

"It was around the summer of 1982 when the drug problem really impacted. It became a lifestyle rather than a recreation. When you start lying and stealing, you cannot con yourself you're in control any more."
- Irvine Welsh
(Related: Control, Lying, Recreation, Summer)

"Photography to the amateur is recreation, to the professional it is work, and hard work too, no matter how pleasurable it my be."
- Edward Weston
(Related: Work, Hard work, Photography, Recreation)