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  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    If it is true that 'good wine needs no bush', 't is true that a good play needs no epilogue.
  • Thomas Gray
    Thomas Gray
    British poet 1716-1771
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    Alas! regardless of their doom, the little victims play! No sense have they of ills to come nor care beyond today.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    God does not play dice with the universe.
    Origineel: Gott würfelt nicht.
  • Colin Wilson
    Colin Wilson
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    A symphony is a stage play with the parts written for instruments instead of for actors.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
    Voltaire
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    Anyone who seeks to destroy the passions instead of controlling them is trying to play the angel.
  • Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.
  • Walter Cronkite
    Walter Cronkite
    American broadcast journalist 1916-2009
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    I asked [my doctors] if I'd be able to play singles tennis and they said I could. That made me very happy since I haven't played in five years.
  • I can see only one safe rule for the historian: that he should recognize in the development of human destinies the play of the contingent and the unforeseen.
  • Tom Landry
    Tom Landry
    American football player and coach 1924-
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    I don't believe in team motivation. I believe in getting a team prepared so it knows it will have the necessary confidence when it steps on a field and be prepared to play a good game.
  • Audie Murphy
    Audie Murphy
    American soldier, actor and songwriter 1925-1971
    Audie Murphy
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    I Knew why I felt at home. The spirit of freedom was hovering over that play yard as it did all over France at that time. A country was free again.
  • Aaron Neville
    Aaron Neville
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    It's a 360-degree sound experience. Like you're in the middle of the band. A lot of people have the technology to play the format, so why not put it out there. It sounds great.
  • Sidney Madwed
    Sidney Madwed
    American business consultant, lyricist and author
    Sidney Madwed
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    Our subconscious minds have no sense of humor, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image. What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives.
  • Brian Moore
    Brian Moore
    British writer and screenwiter 1921-1999
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    There comes a point in many people's lives when they can no longer play the role they have chosen for themselves. When that happens, we are like actors finding that someone has changed the play.
  • Burning Spear
    Burning Spear
    Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter, vocalist and musician 1945-
    Burning Spear
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    When people see a legend, they call it a legend. But to be a legend, it's a lot of hard work and patience. You can't play for five or ten years and be a legend. It takes longer than that.
  • Bel Powley
    Bel Powley
    English actress 1992-
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    'Diary of a Teenage Girl' was my first American movie. It was my first movie in an American accent. It's based on a graphic novel, which was written in 2002 by someone called Phoebe Gloeckner. It was turned into a play by Marielle Heller, who then wrote it as a screenplay for Sundance Labs.
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