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1.
One thing you should know about me is I never play to lose, Always aim high and rarely obey the rules.
J. Cole

'I am a risk-taker, constantly striving for greatness and refusing to conform to the status quo.'
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2.
Either you play the game or let the game play you and be that broke sucka talkin bout I stayed true
J. Cole

Either you take control of your fate or let destiny lead you astray and be that destitute individual speaking about how they maintained their integrity.
3.
Anybody can play. The note is only 20 percent. The attitude of the motherfucker who plays it is 80 percent.
Miles Davis

Anyone can participate. The technical aspect is only 20 percent. The mindset of the person executing it is 80 percent.
4.
A child’s greatest achievements are possible in play, achievements that tomorrow will become her basic level of real action.
Lev S. Vygotsky

A youngster's most impressive feats are attainable through recreation, accomplishments that will ultimately become the foundation of their future actions.
5.
In play, the child is always behaving beyond his age, above his usual everyday behaviour; in play he is, as it were, a head above himself. Play contains in a concentrated form, as in the focus of a magnifying glass, all developmental tendencies; it is as if the child tries to jump above his usual level.
Lev S. Vygotsky

6.
Every day you play with the light of the universe.
Pablo Neruda

Every day you frolic with the radiance of the cosmos.
7.
Play is the work of childhood.
Jean Piaget

Recreation is the vocation of youth.
8.
Contrology is designed to give you suppleness, natural grace, and skill that will be unmistakably reflected in the way you walk, in the way you play, and in the way you work.
Joseph Pilates

Regimen of exercise is intended to confer suppleness, poise, and dexterity which will be clearly manifested in your gait, performance, and labor.
9.
Children require long, uniterrupted periods of play and exploration
Jean Piaget

Kids necessitate extended, undisturbed spells of amusement and investigation.
10.
Never play with the feelings of others, because you may win the game but the risk is that you will surely lose the person for life time
William Shakespeare

Do not toy with the emotions of others, as you may emerge victorious in the moment but could end up forfeiting a friendship for eternity.
11.
Architecture is the masterly, correct, and magnificent play of masses brought together in light. Our eyes are made to see forms in light: light and shade reveal these forms.
Le Corbusier

Structure is the adroit, precise, and glorious amalgamation of elements united by illumination. Our eyes are designed to discern shapes in brightness: light and darkness expose these silhouettes.
12.
Play is the answer to how anything new comes about.
Jean Piaget

Experimentation is the response to how anything innovative materializes.
13.
The most dangerous thing you can do in life is play it safe.
Casey Neistat

Take risks.
14.
You didn't see me on television, you didn't see news stories about me. The kind of role that I tried to play was to pick up pieces or put together pieces out of which I hoped organization might come. My theory is, strong people don't need strong leaders.
Ella Baker

15.
If you look good, you feel good, If you feel good, you play good, If you play good, they pay good.
Deion Sanders

If you present yourself well, you will be in a positive state of mind, which leads to excellent performance and consequently, remuneration.
16.
We are slowed down sound and light waves, a walking bundle of frequencies tuned into the cosmos. We are souls dressed up in sacred biochemical garments and our bodies are the instruments through which our souls play their music.
Albert Einstein

17.
The life of a character should be an unbroken line of events and emotions, but a play only gives us a few moments on that line - we must create the rest to portray a convincing life.
Constantin Stanislavski

The existence of a character should be an uninterrupted succession of occurrences and sentiments, however a performance only provides us with some instants on that course - we must fabricate the remainder to depict a credible life.
18.
Play is the work of the child.
Maria Montessori

Frolic is the occupation of the youngster.
19.
Cricket civilizes people and creates good gentlemen. I want everyone to play cricket in Zimbabwe; I want ours to be a nation of gentlemen.
Robert Mugabe

'Cricket develops humanity and breeds respectable citizens. I wish for everyone in Zimbabwe to partake in cricket; I desire our nation to be a collective of honorable people.'
20.
Music is a spiritual thing, you don't play with music. If you play with music you will die young. You see, because when the higher forces give you the gift of music...musicians hip, it must be well used for the gift of humanity.
Fela Kuti

21.
If you think of something negative and you keep it in your head, you are going to actually live that. Now, if you think of something great and positive and joyful, you're going to actually live that. You've got to be careful what you put in your head. Basically, I'll call that: "Don't ever play yourself."
DJ Khaled

22.
The key is to be honest. Be honest, but don't play yourself.
DJ Khaled

Be candid, yet don't sell yourself short.
23.
It's not the note you play that's the wrong note - it's the note you play afterwards that makes it right or wrong.
Miles Davis

'The key to a successful composition is not the individual notes, but the sequence of them.'
24.
Bless up. Don't play yourself.
DJ Khaled

Salute yourself. Don't let yourself down.
25.
The guitar is the easiest instrument to play and the hardest to play well.
Andres Segovia

The guitar is the most elementary instrument to master and the most intricate to excel in.
26.
My work is play. And I play when I design. I even looked it up in the dictionary, to make sure that I actually do that, and the definition of “play,” number one, was “engaging in a childlike activity or endeavor,” and number two was “gambling.” And I realize I do both when I’m designing.
Paula Scher

27.
Success isn't determined by how many times you win, but by how you play the week after you lose.
Pele

Triumph is not determined by the number of victories you attain, but by the manner in which you persist after defeats.
28.
Play well, or play badly, but play truly.
Constantin Stanislavski

'Perform honorably, or perform poorly, but act faithfully.'
29.
It's a dream come true, and with this music, with this Rossini, it's unbelievable how to express the joy and express the joy of the situation and the joy to play this music, to sing this music, it's really fantastic.
Saint Cecilia

30.
Play is the highest expression of human development in childhood for it alone is the free expression of what is in a child's soul.
Friedrich Frobel

Recreation is the utmost demonstration of human growth in early life for it solely is the unrestricted articulation of what lies within a young one's spirit.
31.
I'd rather have ten people that want God than 10,000 people who want to play church.
Leonard Ravenhill

I'd rather have ten people who yearn for the divine than 10,000 people who merely act out a ritual.
32.
The richest and fullest lives attempt to achieve an inner balance between three realms: work, love and play.
Erik Erikson

Accomplish equilibrium between the three facets of life: labor, affection and amusement.
33.
It can be a great temptation to rest on the field and let the opponent have a play without making him pay for every inch. I must hold his pain where it is. Mine does not matter. ... The punishment I inflict, his fatigue, and that he is up against something that he does not comprehend is everything.
Jim Harbaugh

34.
In string theory, all particles are vibrations on a tiny rubber band; physics is the harmonies on the string; chemistry is the melodies we play on vibrating strings; the universe is a symphony of strings, and the "Mind of God" is cosmic music resonating in 11 dimensional hyperspace.
Michio Kaku

35.
If you train badly, you play badly. If you work like a beast in training, you play the same way.
Pep Guardiola

If you practice inadequately, you perform poorly. If you toil diligently in training, you will execute similarly.
36.
He does it with his hands, by experience, first in play and then through work. The hands are the instruments of man's intelligence.
Maria Montessori

He performs it with his digits, through practice, initially in amusement and then through labour. The fingers are the tools of man's knowledge.
37.
Do not expect that once taking advantage of Russia's weakness, you will receive dividends forever. Russian has always come for their money. And when they come - do not rely on an agreement signed by you, you are supposed to justify. They are not worth the paper it is written. Therefore, with the Russian is to play fair, or do not play.
Otto von Bismarck

38.
Talk with your daughters, Play with your sons. You need to be a better friend to them than anyone else. This society offers lots of evil friends. Before they make those kinds of friends, they need to find their best friend in you.
Nouman Ali Khan

39.
How many times have you tried to solve “the problem”? you’ll be trying to solve it not just until you die but for many more lifetimes. Instead, understand that this world is just the play of the senses. It’s the five khandhas doing their thing; it has nothing to do with you. It’s just people being people, the world being the world.
Ajahn Brahm

40.
Life and love go on, let the music play.
Johnny Cash

'Let the melody of life and love continue.'
41.
They play it safe, are quick to assassinate what they do not understand. They move in packs, ingesting more and more fear with every act of hate on one another.
Erykah Badu

42.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
Ludwig van Beethoven

It is unacceptable to perform without enthusiasm!
43.
I once cried because I had no shoes to play soccer, but one day, I met a man who had no feet.
Zinedine Zidane

I once wept because I lacked the proper footwear to partake in football, yet one day, I encountered a person who had no legs.
44.
Aurora hail, and all the thousand dies, Which deck thy progress through the vaulted skies: The morn awakes, and wide extends her rays, On ev'ry leaf the gentle zephyr plays; Harmonious lays the feather'd race resume, Dart the bright eye, and shake the painted plume.
Phillis Wheatley

45.
The Master of Lifes been good to me. He has given me strength to face past illnesses, and victory in the face of defeat. He has given me life and joy where other saw oblivion. He Has given new purpose to live for, new services to render and old wounds to heal. Life and love go on, let the music play.
Johnny Cash

46.
The competition between human beings destroys with cold and diabolic brutality... Under the pressure of this competitive fury we have not only forgotten what is useful to humanity as a whole, but even that which is good and advantageous to the individual. [...] One asks, which is more damaging to modern humanity: the thirst for money or consuming haste... in either case, fear plays a very important role: the fear of being overtaken by one's competitors, the fear of becoming poor, the fear of making wrong decisions or the fear of not being up to snuff...
Konrad Lorenz

47.
I owe Marilyn Monroe a real debt … she personally called the owner of the Mocambo, and told him she wanted me booked immediately, and if he would do it, she would take a front table every night. She told him – and it was true, due to Marilyn’s superstar status – that the press would go wild. The owner said yes, and Marilyn was there, front table, every night. The press went overboard. After that, I never had to play a small jazz club again. She was an unusual woman – a little ahead of her times. And she didn’t know it.
Ella Fitzgerald

48.
I'm not a fan of anybody music who I feel like a sucka. I don't listen to you. They play you in the club, you can have the #1 jam, but if I know your character, how can I listen to your music?
Gucci Mane

I refuse to support any artist whose behavior I find distasteful. I won't lend them my ears, even if they make it to the top of the charts and are playing in every nightclub.
49.
It's easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself.
Johann Sebastian Bach

It's a breeze to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is strike the appropriate note at the appointed time and the instrument will sound by itself.
50.
Who is it that loves and who that suffers? He alone stages a play with Himself; who exists save Him? The individual suffers because he perceives duality. It is duality which causes all sorrow and grief. Find the One everywhere and in everything and there will be an end to pain and suffering.
Anandamayi Ma