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Small: The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast
Oscar Wilde
"The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast"
Oscar Wilde, Dramatist
Small: With foxes we must play the fox
Thomas Fuller
"With foxes we must play the fox"
Thomas Fuller, Clergyman
Small: Those who play with the devils toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword
"Those who play with the devil's toys will be brought by degrees to wield his sword"
R. Buckminster Fuller, Inventor
Small: The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden heaven is a playground
Gilbert K. Chesterton
"The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground"
Gilbert K. Chesterton, Writer
Small: It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time f
Leo Buscaglia
"It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them"
Leo Buscaglia, Author
Small: I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things... I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run agai
Leo Buscaglia
"I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things... I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind"
Leo Buscaglia, Author
Small: Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They p
"Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors"
Jean Baudrillard, Sociologist
Small: I used to play sports. Then I realized you can buy trophies. Now I am good at everything
"I used to play sports. Then I realized you can buy trophies. Now I am good at everything"
Demetri Martin, Comedian
Small: The human voice is the most beautiful instrument of all, but it is the most difficult to play
"The human voice is the most beautiful instrument of all, but it is the most difficult to play"
Richard Strauss, Composer
Small: Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game
Michael Jordan
"Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game"
Michael Jordan, Athlete
Small: The foreign press seems obsessed with the Freedom Tower, as if it was the only thing going on here. In fact, w
Daniel Libeskind
"The foreign press seems obsessed with the Freedom Tower, as if it was the only thing going on here. In fact, we're trying to keep a huge juggling act in balance, with the tower as just one of the many balls in play"
Daniel Libeskind, Architect
Small: I play a role in front of the cameras, just like in the movies
"I play a role in front of the cameras, just like in the movies"
Eva Herzigova, Model
Small: I think I started out trying to be very objective about the flow of the play
"I think I started out trying to be very objective about the flow of the play"
James Rado, Actor
Small: An actress can only play a woman. Im an actor, I can play anything
"An actress can only play a woman. I'm an actor, I can play anything"
Whoopi Goldberg, Actress
Small: Its useless to play lullabies for those who cannot sleep
"It's useless to play lullabies for those who cannot sleep"
John Cage, Composer
Small: God is playing my guitar, I am with God when I play
"God is playing my guitar, I am with God when I play"
Link Wray, Musician
Small: The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous playthin
Friedrich Nietzsche
"The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything"
Friedrich Nietzsche, Philosopher
Small: In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play
Friedrich Nietzsche
"In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play"
Friedrich Nietzsche, Philosopher
Small: If music be the food of love, play on
William Shakespeare
"If music be the food of love, play on"
William Shakespeare, Dramatist
Small: Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel
Jimi Hendrix
"Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel"
Jimi Hendrix, Musician
Small: We can not play innocents abroad in a world that is not innocent
Ronald Reagan
"We can not play innocents abroad in a world that is not innocent"
Ronald Reagan, President
Small: It is when we all play safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity
Dag Hammarskjold
"It is when we all play safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity"
Dag Hammarskjold, Diplomat
Small: Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may happen to sear your own f
George Eliot
"Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may happen to sear your own fingers and make them dead to the quality of things"
George Eliot, Author
Small: The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin
Honore de Balzac
"The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin"
Honore de Balzac, Novelist
Small: It didnt even occur to me that Im the last person in the world who should play salsa or Brazilian music
David Byrne
"It didn't even occur to me that I'm the last person in the world who should play salsa or Brazilian music"
David Byrne, Musician
Small: It was jolly in the country. A cow and little pigs to play with and milk warm from the cow
"It was jolly in the country. A cow and little pigs to play with and milk warm from the cow"
Georg Brandes, Critic
Small: This is the way I wanna die. Torn apart by angry fans who want me to play a different song
"This is the way I wanna die. Torn apart by angry fans who want me to play a different song"
Regina Spektor, Musician
Small: I seem to be getting a lot of things pushed my way that are strong women. Its like people see Hackers and they
Angelina Jolie
"I seem to be getting a lot of things pushed my way that are strong women. It's like people see Hackers and they send me offers to play tough women with guns, the kind who wear no bra and a little tank top. I'd like to play strong women who are also very feminine"
Angelina Jolie, Actress
Small: I love Age of Empires and I play RTS games all the time, I respect what theyve accomplished
"I love Age of Empires and I play RTS games all the time, I respect what they've accomplished"
Sid Meier, Scientist
Small: I didnt have anyone to play with so I made up my own world
"I didn't have anyone to play with so I made up my own world"
Maya Lin, Architect
Small: But I think theres a genuine joy, too, a sense that no matter what, even if my stomachs growling, Im going to
"But I think there's a genuine joy, too, a sense that no matter what, even if my stomach's growling, I'm going to dance. That's what I want to leave people with at the end of the play. After all this, people still know how to live"
Jessica Hagedorn, Playwright
Small: I particularly dont want to play unmotivated behavior
"I particularly don't want to play unmotivated behavior"
Michael Zaslow, Actor
Small: I couldnt be happier about being a part of Hunger Games and to play Katniss. I have a huge responsibility to t
Jennifer Lawrence
"I couldn't be happier about being a part of 'Hunger Games' and to play Katniss. I have a huge responsibility to the fans of this incredible book and I don't take it lightly. I will give everything I have to these movies and to this role to make it worthy of Suzanne Collins' masterpiece"
Jennifer Lawrence, Actress
Small: I play PC and Xbox games at home, and I just got a PSP as a birthday present
"I play PC and Xbox games at home, and I just got a PSP as a birthday present"
Uwe Boll, Director
Small: Chess is an infinitely complex game, which one can play in infinitely numerous and varied ways
"Chess is an infinitely complex game, which one can play in infinitely numerous and varied ways"
Vladimir Kramnik, Celebrity
Small: Commissions suit me. They set limits. Jean Marais dared me to write play in which he would not speak in the fi
"Commissions suit me. They set limits. Jean Marais dared me to write play in which he would not speak in the first act, would weep for joy in the second and in the last would fall backward down a flight of stairs"
Jean Cocteau, Director
Small: I read while the kids play. I can see them from the kitchen window. And Im a fast reader
Reese Witherspoon
"I read while the kids play. I can see them from the kitchen window. And I'm a fast reader"
Reese Witherspoon, Actress
Small: What we ought not do is play politics with those whove been afflicted by disasters. This should not be controv
"What we ought not do is play politics with those who've been afflicted by disasters. This should not be controversial. Stop playing politics, do the right thing for the country and let's make sure we're not making politics with disaster relief"
David Plouffe, Public Servant
Small: Training is such a vital part of preparation for a game, you really do train to play. It tops up your ability,
"Training is such a vital part of preparation for a game, you really do train to play. It tops up your ability, like sharpening a carving knife. You can get away with not doing it for a while, as long as you have reached a certain standard of fitness"
Graeme Le Saux, Athlete
Small: I play against a front and a back every night, Ming does not have to do that, Duncan does not have to do that,
Shaquille O'Neal
"I play against a front and a back every night, Ming does not have to do that, Duncan does not have to do that, Garnett doesn't do that. I am the only one that has to do that"
Shaquille O'Neal, Athlete
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