Found 1,254 quotes starting with P:

Plans that are wise and prudent in themselves are rendered vain when the execution of them is carried on negligently and with imprudence.
– GuicciardiniRate it:
Plant a kernel of wheat and you reap a pint; plant a pint and you reap a bushel. Always the law works to give you back more than you give.
– Anthony NorvellRate it:
Plant the seed of desire in your mind and it forms a nucleus with power to attract to itself everything needed for its fulfillment.
– Robert CollierRate it:
Plant the trees just for beauty. If flowers bloom or fruits ripen, enjoy it as a gift and appreciate nature as a universal giver.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Plant ‘if’ and ‘when’ and you will grow ‘nothing’.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Platitude an idea (a) that is admitted to be true by everyone, and (b) that is not true.
– H.L. MenckenRate it:
Platitude: an idea (a) that is admitted to be true by everyone, and (b) that is not true.
– H. L. MenckenRate it:
Platitudes Yes, there are platitudes. Platitudes are there because they are true.
– Margaret Hilda ThatcherRate it:
Plato is boring.
– Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols, What I owe to the AncientsRate it:
Play every game as if it were going to be the game breaker.
– Vikrant ParsaiRate it:
Play has been man's most useful preoccupation.
– Frank CaplanRate it:
Play is a uniquely adaptive act, not subordinate to some other adaptive act, but with a special function of its own in human experience.
– Johann HuizingaRate it:
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 LowenfeldRate it:
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 RogersRate it:
Play is the beginning of knowledge.
– George DorseyRate it:
Play is the exultation of the possible.
– Martin BuberRate it:
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 JohnsonRate it:
Playing football in the morning is like eating cabbage for breakfast.
– Pressbox MaximRate it:
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 McNerneyRate it:
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 BevanRate it:
Playing Sports without a team, is like living life without a family.
– Siddharth AstirRate it:
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.
– LucretiusRate it:
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.
– LucretiusRate it:
Pleasant it to behold great encounters of warfare arrayed over the plains, with no part of yours in peril.
– LucretiusRate it:
Please accept my resignation. I don't care to belong to any club that will have me as a member.
– Groucho MarxRate it:

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