Playing Quotes

I recently learned something quite interesting about video games. Many young people have developed incredible hand, eye, and brain coordination in playing these games. The air force believes these kids will be our outstanding pilots should they fly our jets.

Ronald Reagan

If all the year were playing holidays, to sport would be as tedious as to work.

William Shakespeare

emotionally. The greatest and toughest art in golf is "playing badly..

ack Nicklaus

I've been playing the game so long that my handicap is in Roman numerals

Bob Hope

Show me a man who is a good loser and I'll show you a man who is playing golf with his boss

Jim Murray

Pressure is playing for ten dollars when you don't have a dime in your pocket

Lee Trevino

Swinging at daisies is like playing electric guitar with a tennis racket: if it were that easy, we could all be Jerry Garcia. The ball changes everything.

Michael Bamberger

If your opponent is playing several shots in vain attempts to extricate himself from a bunker, do not stand near him and audibly count his strokes. It would be justifiable homicide if he wound up his pitiable exhibition by applying his niblick to your head.

Harry Vardon

Whether we meditate individually or collectively, there is one thing we absolutely must do: we have to meditate consciously. Making an unconscious effort is like forcing oneself to play football in spite of one's utmost unwillingness. One plays, but gets no joy. Conscious effort is like playing football most willingly. One gets real joy. Similarly, conscious meditation gives us inner Delight from the soul

Sri Chinmoy

A talented trumpeter who toots his own horn winds up playing to an empty theatre. A talented trumpeter who lets others recognize his talent winds up a legend.

Lisa Edmondson

Back then, my idol was Bugs Bunny, because I saw a cartoon of him playing ball - you know, the one where he plays every position himself with nobody else on the field but him? Now that I think of it, Bugs is still my idol. You have to love a ballplayer like that

Nomar Garciaparra

I'd walk through hell in a gasoline suit to keep playing baseball

Pete Rose

What we have are good gray ballplayers, playing a good gray game and reading the good gray Wall Street Journal. They have been brainwashed, dry-cleaned and dehydrated!... Wake up the echoes at the Hall of Fame and you will find that baseball's immortals were a rowdy and raucous group of men who would climb down off their plaques and go rampaging through Cooperstown, taking spoils.... Deplore it if you will, but Grover Cleveland Alexander drunk was a better pitcher than Grover Cleveland Alexander sober

Bill Veeck

No one ever achieved greatness by playing it safe

Harry Gray

No star playing, just football.

Knute Rockne

The crowds can be very loud, especially when you're playing in the evening.

Stefan Edberg

The greatest advantage in gambling lies in not playing at all.

Girolamo Cardano

In college I had a weekend gig at a restaurant, a solo thing that was the best practice I could have ever had. That is where I learned to coordinate my singing and my piano playing.

Norah Jones†

I am kind of a dork. I do not have much game. I am not particularly comfortable in bars or clubs. I much prefer being home playing Scrabble, having dinner with a couple friends, going to see a movie, or losing a whole weekend to Season 14 of Law and Order or The Simpsons.

Wentworth Miller†

Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.

William Arthur Ward

A high-school teacher, after all, is a person deputized by the rest of us to explain to the young what sort of world they are living in, and to defend, if possible, the part their elders are playing in it.

Emile Capouya

Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.

Jeff Goldblum

In each family a story is playing itself out, and each family's story embodies its hope and despair.

Auguste Napier

Having sex is like playing bridge. If you don't have a good partner, you'd better have a good hand.

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