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Playground Quotes

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Consciously adopt the mindset of a young child,
to whom all of life is a grand adventure.
Life is your playground.
Fashion grand castles and sweeping boulevards,
defeat fire-breathing dragons,
leap tall buildings in a single bound.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My father would take me to the playground,
and put me on mood swings.
- Jay London

Some fine day, Democrats may figure out how to get
on the right side of the value divide -
how to define America as a place of the common good
and not a playground of the strong.
- Todd Gitlin

As a result, I had to get my own playground which was my band Colours.
This band lasted for about eight years and then the
air was out of it and it was time to finish.
- Eberhard Weber

 

Oh, I think, watching Magic, him being one of my...
I'm one of his biggest fans, and just trying to emulate what he did,
going out on the playground, and also playing with older guys.
- Jason Kidd

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

It's only in relatively recent years that Hollywood
became the playground of multinational corporations
which regard movies and TV shows as a minor irritant
to their overall activity.
- Peter Bart

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You watch some teams these days and you wonder if they
just met on the playground and decided to choose up sides.
- Dennis Rodman

My dad was dean of fine arts at the university.
I was casting bronzes in the school foundry.
I was using the university as a playground.
- Maya Lin

I love to go to the playground and watch the children jumping up and down.
They don't know I'm firing blanks.
- Emo Philips

Writing is very much a playground - an artistic playground.
It's the most fun thing I do.
- Shania Twain

To leave Afghanistan as a playground for terrorists
and adventurers was simply not possible anymore.
- Lakhdar Brahimi

As a child, the paddy field was my playground.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

My playground was the theatre.
I'd sit and watch my mother pretend for a living.
As a young girl, that's pretty seductive.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

I must apologise because I know all writers have memories
of being on the outer because it's the children on
the side of the playground who become the dangerous writers.
- Thomas Keneally

Being an actor on a movie set is like going to the playground at recess.
- Melissa Leo

It is the child in man that is the source of his uniqueness and creativeness,
and the playground is the optimal milieu for the unfolding
of his capacities and talents.
- Eric Hoffer

If I'm alone too long I think too much,
and I'm not interested in doing that.
That won't lead anywhere good, I'm sure.
If I'm busy I tend to stay out of trouble.
An idle mind is the devil's playground.
- Lisa Marie Presley

For three hundred years we have had our focus on the individual.
We have distinguished him from the objective world
as the Middle Ages did not think of doing.
We have given him the world and the universe as a playground
for exploration and discovery.
- John Grierson

I had no experience with broadcasting basketball games,
so I took a tape recorder and went to a playground
where there was a summer league,
and I stood up in the top of the stands and I called the game.
- Ed Bradley

Do not be misled by what you see around you,
or be influenced by what you see.
You live in a world which is a playground of illusion,
full of false paths, false values and false ideals.
But you are not part of that world.
- Sai Baba

Acting is playing - it's actually going out on a playground
with the other kids and being in the game,
and I need that.
Writing satisfies that part of myself that longs to
sit in my room and dream.
- Billy Bob Thornton

My brother Jim and I saw our father go into the jails
and pray with the inmates Sunday after Sunday.
He prayed with both blacks and whites.
If we ever repeated any slurs we heard on the playground,
he'd tell us very softly, "I don't want to hear those words."
- Charles Moore

Family life was wonderful.
The streets were bleak.
The playgrounds were bleak.
But home was always warm.
My mother and father had a great relationship.
I always felt 'safe' there.
- Robert Cormier

The government only makes restrictive rules,
they don't show you what to do so you know,
OK, here's where we need this many apartments,
with open space, playgrounds, kindergartens.
- Harry Seidler

Child welfare ought really to cover all sorts of topics,
such as better water and sanitation and good roads,
and clean streets and public parks and playgrounds.
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas

If I get a script that's set in the jungle it goes
to the bottom of the pile because I don't think the
playgrounds are going to be very good there!
I'm really aware of how lucky I am but I have the kind
of job where I can bring my child to work.
- Kate Beckinsale

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor

He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother.
- Roe Fulkerson

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
- Anonymous

Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children
One is roots, the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Children are born innocent.
Before they are domesticated they live in the moment,
love without fear, and don't even think about the opinions of others.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Nobody has ever asked the nuclear family to live
all by itself in a box the way we do.
With no relatives, no support,
we've put it in an impossible situation.
- Margaret Mead

What is our family?
We touch our full hearts and see ourselves
reflected whole in each other's eyes.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree
is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
- Burton Hills

Consider a new beginning with your family -
choose to take them less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What can you do to promote world peace?
Go home and love your family.
- Mother Teresa

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Live so that when your children think of fairness,
caring and integrity, they think of you.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

You don't choose your family.
They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
- Desmond Tutu

For a happy marriage,
love and accept your spouse just the way they are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The magic words for a great family are,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

Sometimes, our family's most important job
is reminding us how unimportant we are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

You are my Family
- Karen Drucker

You are my family because I CHOOSE you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sister is probably the most competitive
relationship within the family,
but once the sisters are grown,
it becomes the strongest relationship.
- Margaret Mead

I have also seen children successfully
surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance.
That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

My own gratitude list begins with health, family, friends,
and the beauty around me - from the butterflies and rainbows,
to the dolphins, to the birds, to the works produced by the human hand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There was never a child so lovely
but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I think, at a child's birth,
if a mother could ask a fairy godmother
to endow it with the most useful gift,
that gift should be curiosity.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Big sisters are the crabgrass in the lawn of life.
- Linus Van Pelt in Charles M. Schulz' Peanuts cartoon

You know the only people who are always sure about
the proper way to raise children? Those who've never had any.
- Bill Cosby

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy,
the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child.
The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
- Emma Goldman

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare


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