Leisure Quotes

Our focus going forward is

Our focus going forward is on sectors where the life of China’s middle class can be upgraded: health, travel, leisure, education, and the Internet. We call it marrying China’s growth with global resources.

– Guo Guangchang

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We all wake up at

We all wake up at our leisure; the kids know not to wake me up. Then we make breakfast or go out to eat with family. There is usually a sporting event or two to watch!

– Josie Bissett

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Acting is wonderful but it’s

Acting is wonderful, but it’s not pulling in the type of money that I want. It’s not bringing in the type of money that I am used to or the type of money that is going to supply my lifestyle. I’m a leisure girl; I like to be over in Italy or in Europe, you know shopping or vacationing, you know.

– LisaRaye McCoy-Misick

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Just as there is a

Just as there is a wage gap between men and women in the workplace, there is a ‘leisure gap’ between them at home. Most women work one shift in the office or factory and a ‘second shift’ at home.

– Arlie Russell Hochschild

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Not only are we working

Not only are we working less, we’re enjoying ourselves more. As we’re working toward this world of abundance, we’re able to increasingly enjoy leisure time.

– Peter Diamandis

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The key to a vibrant

The key to a vibrant middle class is an abundance of jobs that pay enough so that workers can provide for themselves and their families, enjoy leisure time, save for retirement and pay for their children’s education so they can grow up and earn even more than their parents.

– Marco Rubio

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People want more and more

People want more and more leisure time, which means the freedom to do what they want to do, not what they have to do, and as we get richer and richer, more and more people will be able to afford that.

– Robert Fogel

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For mothers who must earn

For mothers who must earn, there is indeed no leisure time problem. The long hours of earning are increased by the hours of domestic labor, until no slightest margin for relaxation or change of thought remains.

– Katharine Anthony

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Believe me I’ve done my

Believe me, I’ve done my time travelling the world in cramped conditions and carrying my own luggage. Now my leisure is summers in the south of France or the Hamptons, walking in Connemara, and year-round shopping in Manhattan and Paris.

– Anne Robinson

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I’ve got to be able

I’ve got to be able to get my time off whether it’s just enjoying my house or the peace and quiet of my family and being there and cooking for them. I love doing that. I also love doing leisure things. I ride horses. I love to shop. I love to drive!

– LisaRaye McCoy-Misick

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I sort of leave the

I sort of leave the character at the end of the day. I don’t carry anything around with me – no excess baggage or unnecessary thoughts. I think it’s too exhausting to do that. To put things into perspective – your work is your work, and your leisure time is something else.

– Sean Bean

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I’m interested in so many

I’m interested in so many different things and I’d like to cover a lot of territory. I’m trying to see my show as the Sunday ‘Times.’ You have the Arts & Leisure section, you have the Op-Ed page, you have the Book Review… even the Style section has those wonderful essays about relationships.

– Joy Behar

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