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Notable quotes: Play

Playing is an important part of life--in both childhood and adulthood! Hence, it's not surprising that many quotes have been centered around the subject of play.
Playing is an important part of life--in both childhood and adulthood! Hence, it's not surprising that many quotes have been centered around the subject of play.
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Quotes can be very inspirational and moving. They can help us get through a difficult time or make us smile wider on an already good day. Quotes can embody the deep power of words and prove memorable for people to remember their entire lives. Quotes can be found about practically any subject and they are often interpretative and can be used to start deep discussions. For children who are homeschooled, quotes and quote-study can serve as an interesting addition to the literary curriculum. Below is a list of quotes about playing:

Playing is an extremely important part of growing up.
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*Note: All quotes were found online—at BrainyQuote.com--with credit to their speaker written below each one.

Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.
Michael Jordan

The true object of all human life is play. Earth is a task garden; heaven is a playground.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.
Mike Singletary

Life is like a piano. What you get out of it depends on how you play it.
Tom Lehrer

In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play.
Friedrich Nietzsche

I work very hard, and I play very hard. I'm grateful for life. And I live it - I believe life loves the liver of it. I live it.
Maya Angelou

Live and work but do not forget to play, to have fun in life and really enjoy it.
Eileen Caddy