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Play is an essential function of the passage from immaturity to emotional maturity. Any individual without the opportunities for adequate play in early life will go on seeking them in the stuff of adult life.
– Margaret Lowenfeld
Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.
– Fred Rogers
Play is the beginning of knowledge.
– George Dorsey
Play is the exultation of the possible.
– Martin Buber
Players, Sir! I look on them as no better than creatures set upon tables and joint stools to make faces and produce laughter, like dancing dogs.
– Samuel Johnson
Playing dead not only comes in handy when face to face with a bear, but also at important business meetings.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Playing football in the morning is like eating cabbage for breakfast.
– Pressbox Maxim
Playing major rock venues and opening for major rock star acts has taught me one thing. Once you've seen a girl naked, you've seen them all naked.
– John McNerney
Playing seems to be both disinterested and passionate at the same time disinterested in that it is not for real, and passionate in the absorption it requires.
– Oliver Bevan
Pleasant it is, when over a great sea the winds trouble the waters, to gaze from shore upon another's great tribulation not because any man's troubles are a delectable joy, but because to perceive you are free of them yourself is pleasant.
– Lucretius
Pleasant it is, when over a great sea the winds trouble the waters, to gaze from shore upon another's great tribulation; not because any man's troubles are a delectable joy, but because to perceive you are free of them yourself is pleasant.
– Lucretius
Pleasant it to behold great encounters of warfare arrayed over the plains, with no part of yours in peril.
– Lucretius
Please accept my resignation. I don't care to belong to any club that will have me as a member.
– Groucho Marx
Please all, and you will please none.
– Aesop
Please choose the way of peace. ... In the short term there may be winners and losers in this war that we all dread. But that never can, nor never will justify the suffering, pain and loss of life your weapons will cause.
– Mother Teresa, -- Letter to U.S. President George Bush and Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, January 1991.
Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.
– Edna St. Vincent Millay
Please live a healthy life - medicine is an imperfect science.
– Patch Adams
Please write again soon. Though my own life is filled with activity, letters encourage momentary escape into others lives and I come back to my own with greater contentment.
– Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey
Pleasure and love are the pinions of great deeds.
– Charles Fox
Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
– Aristotle
Pleasure is a by-product of doing something that is worth doing. Therefore, do not seek pleasure as such. Pleasure comes of seeking something else, and comes by the way.
– A. Lawrence Lowell
Pleasure is nothing else but the intermission of pain.
– John Selden
Pleasure is the beginning and the end of living happily.
– Epicurus
Pleasure is the carrot dangled to lead the ass to market or the precipice.
– Robinson Jeffers
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought our brightest blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks.
– Samuel Johnson

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