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Fun is a word for activity which produces amusement, delight, or joy.


  • Creative ideas flourish best in a shop which preserves some spirit of fun. Nobody is in business for fun, but that does not mean there cannot be fun in business.
    • Leo Burnett, in Communications of an Advertising Man : Selections from the Speeches, Articles, Memoranda, and Miscellaneous Writings of Leo Burnett (1961).
  • Fun without sell gets nowhere, but sell without fun tends to become obnoxious.
    • Leo Burnett, in Communications of an Advertising Man : Selections from the Speeches, Articles, Memoranda, and Miscellaneous Writings of Leo Burnett (1961).
  • Live and work but do not forget to play, to have fun in life and really enjoy it.
    • Eileen Caddy, quoted in Life Interrupted : The Scoop on Being a Young Mom‎ (2004) by Tricia Goyer.
  • People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
    • Dale Carnegie, quoted in Permission to Play : Taking Time to Renew Your Smile (2003) by Jill Murphy Long, p. 69.
  • It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
    • Walt Disney, as quoted in Animated Architecture (1982) by Derek Walker, p. 10.
  • Don't ever become a pessimist … a pessimist is correct oftener than an optimist, but an optimist has more fun, and neither can stop the march of events.
  • Allah did not create man so that he could have fun. The aim of creation was for mankind to be put to the test through hardship and prayer. An Islamic regime must be serious in every field. There are no jokes in Islam. There is no humor in Islam. There is no fun in Islam. There can be no fun and joy in whatever is serious. Islam does not allow swimming in the sea and is opposed to radio and television serials.
  • Wonder Woman: Poor child! You've lived a terrible life- gloomy. tragic. You're fun starved! You must learn to play!
  • Live life fully while you're here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird. Go out and screw up! You're going to anyway, so you might as well enjoy the process. Take the opportunity to learn from your mistakes: find the cause of your problem and eliminate it. Don't try to be perfect; just be an excellent example of being human.
    • Anthony Robbins in Awaken the Giant Within: How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical & Financial Destiny! (1992), p. 511.
  • I shit on the chest of Fun.
    • Hunter S. Thompson in Kingdom of Fear: Loathsome Secrets of a Star-crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century (2004).
  • If it's not fun, you're not doing it right.
    • Fran Tarkenton, as quoted in The Story of You : And How to Create a New One (2006) by Steve Chandler.
  • 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.
  • She...
(What did we do that was wrong?)
is having...
(We didn't know it was wrong)
(Fun is the one thing that money can't buy)
Something inside that was always denied for so many years...
  • Encyclopedic article on Fun on Wikipedia
  • The dictionary definition of fun on Wiktionary