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Thank God kids never mean well. - Lily Tomlin

It is better to play than do nothing. - Confucius

Inspiration is remembering the future. - Unknown

It is a happy talent to know how to play. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

I love shark week, all kids swim for free. - Josh Stern

Inspiration exists, but it must find you working. - Pablo Picasso

He's a player you only miss when he's not playing. - Graham Taylor

On Halloween, the parents sent their kids out looking like me. - Rodney Dangerfield

Amateurs wait for inspiration. The real pros get up and go to work. - Harvey Mackay

All kids are gifted: some just open their packages earlier than others. - Michael Carr

Nervous means you want to play. Scared means you don't want to play. - Sherman Alexie

Grammar is a piano I play by ear. All I know about grammar is its power. - Joan Didion

Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music. - William Stafford

Short of screaming-hot Thai food, everything can be suitable for kids too. - Guy Fieri

Sometimes you have to play for a long time to be able to play like yourself. - Miles Davis Jr.

My goal was to play in the NHL, because that is the best hockey in the world. - Jaromir Jagr

You can't play hockey with a bald spot, so I'm hanging up the skates. - Joe Sakic

Life is like playing violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. - Samuel Butler

Montovani? They play Montovani to insomniacs that don't respond to strong drugs. - Robin Williams

The only game I like to play is "Old Maid", providing she's not too old. - Groucho Marx

Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity. - Kay R. Jamison

I'm not a walking extra in a Chekhov play; I'm no Slavic gloom or Irish gloom. - Orson Welles

Xenophobia doesn't benefit anybody unless you're playing high stakes Scrabble. - Dennis Miller

Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing. - Oliver W. Holmes

When she started to play, Steinway came down personally and rubbed his name off the piano. - Bob Hope

I dreamt of you last night, as if I was playing the piano and you were turning the pages for me. - Vladimir Nabokov

I think of inspiration as desire infused with spirit and topped with an almost reckless optimism. - Fred White

I have drawn inspiration from the Marine Corps, the Jewish struggle in Palestine and Israel, and the Irish. - Leon Uris

May I never be drunk enough to try to play a foosball table alone like that dude over there who actually is. - Dr. Okay Times

When I played ball, I didn't play for fun... It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. - Ty Cobb

Life is like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you represents determinism; the way you play it is free will. - Jawaharlal Nehru

I want my kids to have the things in life that I never had when I was growing up. Things like beards and chest hair. - Jarod Kintz

Sea spaghetti looks like dark fettuccine and has a similar texture - you can get it in health food stores or online. - Yotam Ottolenghi

My kids always perceived the bathroom as a place where you wait it out until all the groceries are unloaded from the car. - Erma Bombeck

You know your kids are growing up when they stop asking you where they came from and refuse to tell you where they're going. - P.J. O'Rourke

There's a limit to how many times you can read how great you are and what an inspiration you are, but I'm not there yet. - Randy Pausch

If you're skinny and you can't play hockey in Canada, you aren't left with a lot of options. I was left with running. - Malcolm Gladwell

Learning to play golf is like learning to play the violin. It's not only difficult to do, it's very painful to everyone around you. - Hal Linden

If you want your kids to listen to you, don't yell at them. Whisper. Make them lean in. My kids taught me that. I do it with adults now. - Mario Batali

Like all parents, my husband and I just do the best we can, and hold our breath and hope we've set aside enough money for our kids' therapy. - Michelle Pfeiffer


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22-May-2019