Never grow up; never stop playing. Here is a collection of proverbs, quotes and sayings about play and playing.

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All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

Relax, because it is not good to work all the time.

Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity.

Kay Redfield Jamison

Do not keep children to their studies by compulsion but by play.


Don't play with me, 'cause you're playing with fire.

The Rolling Stones

He who plays with fire gets burnt.

If you take risks, you can expect problems.

If you've had a good time playing the game, you're a winner even if you lose.

Malcolm S. Forbes

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.

Michael Jordan

Life is more fun if you play games.

Roald Dahl

Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.

Diane Ackerman

Play is the beginning of knowledge.

George Dorsey

Play is the only way the highest intelligence of humankind can unfold.

Joseph Chilton Pearce

The brains of a fox will be of little service if you play with the paw of a lion.

We are never more fully alive, more completely ourselves, or more deeply engrossed in anything than when we are playing.

Charles Schaefer

We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.

George Bernard Shaw

When the cat is away the mice will play.

When the cat's away, the mice play.

Without supervision, people misbehave.

Who play wid de puppy get bit wid de fleas.

British Guiana

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