A lot of the fun lies in trying to penetrate the mystery; and this is best done by saying over the lines to yourself again and again, till they pass through the stage of sounding like nonsense, and finally return to a full sense that had at first escaped notice.
Frankly, writing poetry for children is plain old fun, and I consider myself blessed to have such a delightful career.
In my opinion, fun is what makes advertising successful.
You can parody and make fun of almost anything, but that does not turn the universe into a caricature.
As I see it, whoever’s doing the inventing is also doing most of the learning – and probably having most of the fun.
Repeating third grade at a new school, after having been asked to leave my old one for hitting kids who made fun of my perceived stupidity, I was placed in the ‘dummy class.’
Fame is a lot of fun, but it’s not interesting. I loved being noticed and praised, even the banquets. But they didn’t have anything that I wanted. After about six months, I found it boring.
When you tell people you’re in history, they give you this pained expression because that was the course they hated in high school. But history can be exciting, intellectually rigorous, and fun.
In their work, then, as in their play, men and women are more and more coming to share with each other as comrades, and really the fun of life seems in no wise diminished as a consequence.
Never, ever underestimate the importance of having fun.