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«Baseball hasn't been the national pastime for many years now - no sport is. The national pastime, like it or not, is watching television.»
«In all our quest of greatness, like wanton boys, whose pastime is their care, we follow after bubbles, blown in the air.»
«There is no room in baseball for discrimination. It is our national pastime and a game for all.»
«Defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of humorless people»
«True debauchery is liberating because it creates no obligations. In it you possess only yourself; hence it remains the favorite pastime of the great lovers of their own person»
Author: Albert Camus
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«Chess may be the deepest, least exhaustible of pastimes, but it is nothing more. As for a chess genius, he is a human being who focuses vast, little-understood mental gifts and labors on an ultimately trivial human enterprise.»
«There is a progression of understanding vis-a-vis pro football that varies drastically with the factor of distance -- physical, emotional, intellectual and every other way. Which is exactly the way it should be, in the eyes of the amazingly small number of people who own and control the game, because it is this finely managed distance factor that accounts for the high-profit mystique that blew the sacred institution of baseball off its ''national pastime'' pedestal in less than fifteen years.»
Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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«Art is not a pastime but a priesthood»
«People engage in all sorts of mind-enticing pastimes, but their passions are not fulfilled. They burn and burn, and are never satisfied; without the Lord's Name, it is all useless.»
«Some say our national pastime is baseball. Not me. It's gossip.»