Play Quotes

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.


He may be seen as one of the architects of an illusion. Or he may be seen as one of the architects of global stability. That needs at least a decade to play out.

John Zogby

The most successful way to play golf is the easiest way

Harry Vardon

We could play them through the week, and then the weekend we could play the black joints. I learned to be very versatile and learned to love it. So it stays with me even up to now.

Little Milton

I play golf with friends sometimes, but there are never friendly games.

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