Play Quotes

You can do what you want to do, accomplish what you want to accomplish, attain any reasonable objective you may have in mind--not all of a sudden, perhaps not in one swift and sweeping act of achievement--but you can do it gradually, day by day and play by play, if you want to do it, if you work to do it, over a sufficiently long period of time

William E. Holler

One can imagine a sane, healthy, cheerful human society based on no more than the principals of common sense, as validated each day by work, play, and living experience. But this remains the most utopian and fantastic of ideals.

Edward Abbey

A joke is not a thing but a process, a trick you play on the listener's mind. You start him off toward a plausible goal, and then by a sudden twist you land him nowhere at all or just where he didn't expect to go.

Max Eastman

At the base of it was the urge, if you wanted to play football, to knock someone down, that was what the sport was all about, the will to win closely linked with contact.

George Plimpton

We compete, not so much against an opponent, but against ourselves. The real test is this: Did I make my best effort on every play?

Bud Wilkinson

The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.

Mme. Balzac

Commerce is a game of skill which everyone cannot play and few can play well.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Photography concentrates one's eye on the superficial. For that reason it obscures the hidden life which glimmers through the outlines of things like a play of light and shade. One can't catch that even with the sharpest lens

Karl Heiner

Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.

Stephen Hawking

You learn to see by practice. It's just like playing tennis, you get better the more you play. The more you look around at things, the more you see. The more you photograph, the more you realize what can be photographed and what can't be photographed. You just have to keep doing it.

Eliot Porter

Biotech appeared to be a defensive play.

Edward Tenthoff

Man's maturity: to have regained the seriousness that he had as a child at play.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Acted drama requires surrender of one's self, sympathetic absorption in the play as it develops.

George P Baker

To love is like playing the piano. First, you must learn to play by the rules. Then, you must forget the rules and play from your heart.

Unknown

Community colleges play an important role in helping people transition between careers by providing the retooling they need to take on a new career.

Barack Obama
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