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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:
Please all, and you will please none.
– AesopRate it:
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.Rate it:
Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.
– Edna St. Vincent MillayRate it:
Please live a healthy life - medicine is an imperfect science.
– Patch AdamsRate it:
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 HaileyRate it:

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