I was asked not long ago to tell something about the sports and pastimes that I engaged in during my youth. Until that question was asked it had never occurred to me that there was no period of my life that was devoted to play. From the time that I can remember anything, almost every […]
I ride my bike, I roller skate, don’t drive no car Don’t go too fast, but I go pretty far For somebody who don’t drive I’ve been all around the world Some people say I’ve done all right for a girl… I’ve gotta brand new pair of roller skates You got a brand new key […]
Man only plays when in the full meaning of the word he is a man, and he is only completely a man when he plays.
All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts. (“As You Like It”)
When you’re depressed, the whole body is depressed, and it translates to the cellular level. The first objective is to get your energy up, and you can do it through play. It’s one of the most powerful ways of breaking up hopelessness and bringing energy into the situation.
Ah! Vanitas vanitatum! Which of us is happy in this world? Which of us has his desire, or, having it, is satisfied? Come, children. Let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out.
Tom said to himself that it was not such a hollow world, after all. He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it – namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain. If he had […]
Work and play are words used to describe the same thing under differing conditions.
Oh for boyhood’s painless play, Sleep that wakes in laughing day, Health that mocks the doctor’s rules, Knowledge never learned of schools.
We don’t stop playing because we get old – we get old because we stop playing.