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800 Inspiring You Played Me Quotes: Don't Play Games

1. “I’m probably the worst at games. I don’t really like computer games either. And when I lose, I won’t go again but just say I don’t want to play anymore.” — Yoseob


2. Never thought I'd live ter see the Triwizard Tournament played again! - Author: J.K. Rowling


3. I played Little League in junior high and high school. - Author: Jerry Spinelli


4. “Don’t play with me, I’m more than what I show, and much more then what you sow.”


5. I'm also always thinking about the score as a recording, as opposed to a performance that can be recreated in a live environment. Some of what I write could of course be played in a concert hall, but for the needs of a film I don't consider that. - Author: Geoff Zanelli


6. “Life isn’t a music player where you choose what’s being played, it is a radio where you have to enjoy what’s being played.” ― Zayn Malik


7. People have very strong opinions about how their national icons should be played. - Author: Naomie Harris


8. “It damn hurts getting played while being loyal.”


9. The Alexander Technique has played an important and beneficial part in my life. - Author: John Houseman


10. “Don’t play games that you don’t understand, even if you see lots of other people making money from them.” — Tony Hsieh


11. How could anybody not find a woman who played tag with her pet duck attractive? - Author: Jan Pol


12. You don't seem the type to endorse the obscure dictates of polite society," she noted, thinking that he only played at being a gentlemen. There was something rather rebellious about him. - Author: Elizabeth Cole


13. A great voice is a unique instrument, not to sound like another instrument, but to be played like one. - Author: Jeffrey Fry


14. “It’s really simple. I don’t play games, and I’m not afraid to say it. If you’re going to be involved in this project, you’ll have to be honest and upfront. No excuses. No apologies.” — unknown


15. Then, of course, I played alto and tenor, wherever there were jobs. - Author: Gerry Mulligan


16. I surround myself with inspirational quotations. This easy-to-follow piece of advice has played a huge role in my being able to get past my own fears and insecurities throughout my entrepreneurial career. - Author: Blake Mycoskie


17. I was shocked into the realization that I myself had played an unwitting role as a movie star and sex symbol in perpetrating the stereotypes that affected women all over the world. - Author: Jane Fonda


18. “I’m not playing your games. You were wrong.” I crossed my arms over my chest. “You want to know what I’ve learned? I don’t win by playing your games. I win by making you play mine.” — Penelope Douglas


19. Growing up, I played softball and I was a cheerleader. - Author: Carrie Underwood


20. “Don’t play victim to circumstances you created.”


21. The best player I've ever played with was Paul Gascoigne. He had everything. He was amazing. - Author: Paul Ince


22. “I hate that aesthetic game of the eyes and the mind, played by these mandarins who “appreciate” beauty. What is beauty, anyway? There’s no such thing. I never “appreciate,” any more than I “like.” I love it, or I hate.” — Pablo Picasso


23. “Be proud of your heart. Through the pain and suffering, and through all the times it’s been played on, stepped on, it still manages to stay strong to keep you alive.”


24. “It’s all fun and games, until you’re the one being played.” ― Sean Vincent Tan Perol


25. “Your feelings get played, you don’t stop there, you go on to play with other’s feelings. They hurt you and you on to hurt another. They are being a total *ss to you and there you are being an *ss to somebody else. Shackled in this ruthless food chain, of eating somebody out, and you being eaten up by someone else. Karma sure is freaking here at play.” ― R. Krech


26. “Don’t play games with me, coz I think I can play better than you.” – Anonymous


27. Anne Boleyn is certainly the most exciting character I have played on stage. - Author: Lydia Leonard


28. My parents were not musical, and they were not effervescent people; everything was very quiet. The music that I played was loud; it used to drive them up the wall. My father died, and that was a tragedy for everybody, but suddenly I didn't have anybody to stop me from doing what I wanted to do. - Author: Don McLean


29. “The biggest suspense of life you never know that whose praying for you and whose playing with you.”


30. “Boys frustrate me. I hate all their indirect messages, I hate game playing. Do you like me or don’t you? Just tell me so I can get over you.” — Kirsten Dunst


31. “I am like fire; if you take care of me I’ll brighten your life, but if you play with me you’ll burn.” ― Abhishek Tiwari


32. “Don’t play the ignoring game with me because I don’t lose.” — unknown


33. My parents are my inspiration. Believe it or not, they're my personal coaches. After every game I still call them and get their take on how I played. - Author: Vince Carter


34. “I’m too old for mind games, too tired to pretend, and too wise for lies. So don’t play games with me.” — unknown


35. “I didn’t like the way the game was being played.” ― Mario Lemieux


36. “My emotions aren’t toys don’t play with them, and I’m not a game so don’t play me.” ― Nishan Panwar


37. “Treat me like a human, and I’ll treat you like a king. Treat me like a game and I’ll show you how it’s played.”


38. ”It’s over now. He said what he had to say, I said what I had to say. Don’t play with me. Seriously, don’t play with me.” — Shaquille O’Neal


39. “The challenge is not to be perfect … it’s to be whole.” — Jane Fonda


40. “When I step onto the court, I don’t have to think about anything. If I have a problem off the court, I find that after I play, my mind is clearer, and I can come up with a better solution. It’s like therapy. It relaxes me and allows me to solve problems.” — Michael Jordan


41. “Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations. Don’t over-analyze your relationships. Stop playing games. A growing relationship can only be nurtured by genuineness.” — Leo Buscaglia


42. “Don’t play with me. You’ve only seen the pleasant sight of this game, believe me! You can’t handle the worst!” — unknown


43. I think one of the most difficult things for anyone who's played baseball is to accept the fact that maybe the players today are playing just as well as ever. - Author: Ralph Kiner


44. It was a show. Everyone played their parts masterfully. - Author: Nan Aron


45. “Everything is very black and white for me. I don’t really like playing mind games.” — Zayn Malik


46. “Good news is I’m smiling. The bad news is it’s the kind of smile that you should fear.” — unknown


47. My role 14 years ago in Richard III - that was the first time I played a bad guy and learned a lot about it - they have all the fun! - Author: Denzel Washington


48. “I actually don’t play any new video games except ‘Call of Duty.’ I’m addicted to ‘Call of Duty.’ It’s the only game I need.” — Deron Williams


49. “Being single gets old, but so does getting played…”


50. As the power of Christianity declined through the centuries that have followed the Reformation, Calvinism played a less and less important part, while the new philosophies of mechanism and rationalism correspondingly increased. - Author: Ralph Adams Cram


51. Yes, I played inside the Taj Mahal, but the experience was also a quiet, inner experience. - Author: Paul Horn


52. And thou, Melkor, shalt see that no theme may be played that hath not its uttermost source in me, nor can any alter the music in my despite. For he that attempteth this shall prove but mine instrument in the devising of things more wonderful, which he himself hath not imagined. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien


53. “I would never censor something to please someone. I don’t play games.” — Joyce Tenneson


54. “Been there done that a while back. I know when game is being played.”


55. The NFL offensive blocking is played differently; they use their hands instead of their head and shoulders. - Author: Jim Otto


56. “I don’t play games. I ran away from home because my Dad bought me an Xbox.” — Adrien Broner


57. “It’s so easy to believe someone when they’re telling you exactly what you want to hear.”


58. Up to 700 A.D., it was assumed that the Christian family cared for their own dead. The clergy played little role in burial and none whatsoever in the arrangement and decoration of tombs. - Author: Peter R.L. Brown


59. “I don’t enjoy other people’s dramas, and I don’t enjoy mine.” — Ali MacGraw


60. I was really so excited when it came back on air and I saw all three of the actors who played 'Doctor Who' in the new version and they've all been absolutely brilliant in their own special way, as all the Doctors always are. - Author: Sophie Aldred


61. “I don’t play golf competitively. I tell everybody that I cheat so they won’t gamble with me. That’s why you can’t watch football. Everybody’s gambling. They don’t want to watch the game; they watch the spread.” — Jack Nicholson


62. It ["Begin the Beguine"] became such a hit that it superseded anything that any band had ever had. It was the first time that a so-called swing band played something melodic and still gave it a beat. - Author: Artie Shaw


63. “I think we’re being played for a bunch of s*ckers,..Chumps.” ― Jim Talent


64. “My heart is not a playground, go play somewhere else.”


65. “My dad always told me to play hard and know that the people you’re competing with and against are working just as hard or harder. So don’t let them out-work you.” — Tim Hudson


66. “Fall in love with someone who deserves your heart. Not someone who plays with it.”


67. It's for sure that nobody wants to be played from somebody out son logically bets are something from paradox world.


68. “Treat me like a human, and I’ll treat you like a king. Treat me like a game, and I’ll show you how it’s played.” — unknown


69. “Men like women who are fun to be around, who are kind, intelligent, honest, and who don’t play games.” — Jeanne Phillips


70. “Your heart isn’t plastic, and it isn’t a toy, but if you want it to be played with and broken give it to a girl.”


71. “R.I.P to everyone who: screwed me over, played me, tried me or lied to me, because you’re all dead to me.” ― Ritu Ghatourey


72. “I don’t think of work as work and play as play. It’s all living.” — Richard Branson


73. “Mind games do not make me believe you are mysterious or interesting. Mind games do make me believe you are a waste of my energy, and a waste of my time. ”


74. “Users can’t use you, UNLESS you’re giving them something to use.” ― Sonya Parker


75. Every game I played against Henri Richard, he'd come up to behind me at some point and say, 'My brother's better than your brother.' - Author: Dennis Hull


76. “The only games that should be played in a relationship are in the bedroom.”


77. “I don’t walk into a room with an authoritative stance. I tend to be a little more submissive, even though I think I have a certain amount of strength. So, it’s tough for me to play authority without feeling uncomfortable.” — Kristin Kreuk


78. My little brother and I took piano lessons at a young age and played music together later on in life just to play around at home until we decided to make a record. Eventually we started having more and more songs. - Author: Josephine De La Baume


79. “Don’t waste my time by playing games, and I won’t waste yours. Let me know if you’re serious about doing business, and we can talk.” — unknown


80. “It’s a great huge game of chess that’s being played-all over the world- if this is the world at all, you know. Oh, what fun it is! How I wish was one of them! I wouldn’t mind being a pawn, if only I might join- though of course I should like to be a Queen, best.” ― Lewis Carroll


81. “Common mind games often used to manipulate you. Gaslighting, negative humor, projection, pretend ignorance, guilt tripping, victimhood, silent treatment, constant criticism, and tantrum throwing.”


82. I am very proud of the role I played in getting legal equality for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, and in helping get rid of the prejudice by being visible about it, helping to block the conviction of Bill Clinton of impeachment. - Author: Barney Frank


83. I'm not known for my intellectual range and tricks have been played on me. - Author: William Sanderson


84. “One cannot have “success” in poetry. If I wanted to be successful, I’d have become a lawyer.” — Cate Marvin


85. “People these days find emotions as the best toy to play with!!”


86. “Not one song on the charts is being played naturally. But when you go see someone live it’s special. Even though you can fool people, I know there are people out there who still play along to tapes.” ― Roger Glover


87. I love having played Walter because I suppose any actor brings a certain aspect of their own personality to their work, and I had a fairly broad canvas to paint on with the different versions. - Author: John Noble


88. When I started performing, I played acoustic music, partly because that way you don't have to worry about interacting too much with other people creatively. Asserting myself in that way was not really a strong point for me. - Author: Patty Griffin


89. “Don’t play games with me. I’m silent, but don’t give me the reason to let me show my wild side.” — unknown


90. I've played some gangster roles, but that's obviously not me. When you're an Italian-American New York actor, it's just an easy way to get cast. - Author: Michael Imperioli


91. I played a lawyer in a movie, so, many times I think I am a lawyer. And clearly I'm not a lawyer, because I got arrested. - Author: Reese Witherspoon


92. The first lead that I ever played was a young Boy George when I was seventeen. I shaved my eyebrows off. That's as far from leading man looks as you can get. - Author: Douglas Booth


93. “This war is being played in the realm of public opinion and has dire consequences for our soldiers in Iraq, the future of our country, and freedom around the world.” ― John Doolittle


94. All rights reserved.


95. “Do not play mind games. That is how you will lose someone fast and hard. If you mess with their mind, you will never have their heart.” — Madalyn Beck


96. “I was stupid of being played by him which is still okay to me… But I hate myself for playing with ownself forgiving him each and every time.” ― Prerona Goswami


97. “Even if you say you “don’t play games,” that is a type of game – it is the “I don’t play games” game.” — Aziz Ansari


98. I don't study cricket too much. Whatever I have learned or experienced is through cricket I've played on the field, and whatever little I have watched. - Author: Mahendra Singh Dhoni


99. Vanity and prejudice have as usual played havoc with the truth, and Mr. Topper's reputation has been tossed into a furnace of frantically wagging tongues. The - Author: Thorne Smith


100. I think the first role I ever played was Mr. Bumble in a production of 'Oliver.' - Author: Caitriona Balfe


101. I set up and staged hundreds of ends-of-the-world and watched, enthralled, as they played themselves out. - Author: Annie Dillard


102. “You shouldn’t have to beg someone to care about you, that’s not how love works.”


103. I played ping-pong with Prince. That's pretty surreal. He gave me a lesson before we played; like, he's great. He's a master at it, so I took the free lesson. - Author: Hannah Simone


104. “A guitar riff played on a piano doesn’t come close to the purity of it being played on a guitar but i faked it enough to get by.” ― Barry Mann


105. “Mind games do not make me believe you are mysterious or interesting. Mind games do make me believe you are a waste of my energy, and a waste of my time. ” — unknown


106. I wasn't sure of the exact mindset you should have when you go into a Test match. So I probably became too defensive when I played my first Test match. Short balls in one-day cricket, I have never thought of just defending. - Author: Virat Kohli


107. ”I don’t want to just play the same thing. But with The Red Road, no one has ever seen me like that. No one really even knows that I smile, have a personality, and have a sense of humor.” — Jason Momoa


108. Look at us. A line of symmetry. Two halves of a whole. Two peas in a pod. A pair of queens. Though your card, I must observe, has aged better than mine, which has been played too often. - Author: Erika Robuck


109. “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exists and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.”


110. When I grew up in Flatbush, 'we played football, stickball and baseball all the time, right out there on the city streets. Football was my favorite. - Author: Sid Luckman


111. I'm John Lee Hooker in the sense that he was a blues man and he played blues his whole life. I'm a rock guy and I'm going to play rock music my whole life. - Author: Sammy Hagar


112. “I love people who are direct. You know where they stand and they don’t play games.”


113. Once we played for the Princess of Monaco in Paris. We were the biggest ducks ever, wearing rented tuxedos. We trashed the party, took a bunch of girls and champagne in limos underneath the Eiffel Tower, and set up an acoustic show. It was like a Hilary Duff movie. - Author: Conrad Sewell


114. I rallied all the youth around me, all the people who liked Compa, but felt like it was dying, going away, being replaced with Zouk. So it became a movement. So, through the years, I've played my music with dedication, discipline and originality, and controversy also. - Author: Michel Martelly


115. “I am not a game. Don’ play with me. Don’ mess with my head or you’ll see I can do better than you.”


116. To exchange one orthodoxy for another is not necessarily an advance. The enemy is the gramophone mind, whether or not one agrees with the record that is being played at the moment. - Author: George Orwell


117. The things that are happening to me are unbelievable. I'm actually busier right now than when I played football. This is almost like I'm coming back out of retirement. It will be fun to see myself in the game. - Author: Jerry Rice


118. When the Great Scorer comes to write against your name, He sees not what you lost or won, but how you played the game! - Author: A.A. Khan


119. “Don’t play with me, I’m not the game where you’ll end up happily.” — unknown


120. As New Zealanders, we've been in on the United Nations from the very beginning, played a role in the drafting of the charter - it means a lot to us that those processes are followed. - Author: Helen Clark


121. To me, it didn't matter where I played, I just wanted to play well. - Author: Ronnie Lott


122. “I do not play games. There is no time for that. When I get through with work, I don’t want anything that requires the working of the mind.” — Albert Einstein


123. “Don’t play that game with me, Acheron. Tell me what I need to know! (Xypher) Nice tone. We should rent you out to record Halloween albums. (Acheron)” — Sherrilyn Kenyon


124. “You’ll get the straight facts from me, no chaser. Some people have a problem with that, but I don’t have time for games.” — unknown


125. “It takes more than some mind games, a couple of parlor tricks, to get under my skin.” — Triple H


126. It was a ridiculous question. Did I _love_ Char? Did I feel about Char the same way I feel about the Beatles, string instruments in pop songs, the way Little Anthony sang high notes, the way Jerry Lee Lewis played piano? - Author: Leila Sales


127. I'm a point guard, I've always been a point guard, I've played point guard all my life. Personally, I feel the best point guards make other players look better and create their own shot. I fit in that category. - Author: Chauncey Billups


128. “Genuine self-acceptance is not derived from the power of positive thinking, mind games, or pop psychology. It is an act of faith in the God of grace.” — Brennan Manning


129. The Grateful Dead played for three hours on a given night, plus sound check. - Author: Bob Weir


130. As an occupation in declining years, I declare I think saving is useful, amusing and not unbecoming. It must be a perpetual amusement. It is a game that can be played by day, by night, at home and abroad, and at which you must win in the long run ... What an interest it imparts to life!. - Author: William Makepeace Thackeray


131. “Don’t play games with me! You just killed someone I like, that is not a safe place to stand! I’m the Doctor, and you’re in the biggest library in the Universe. Look me up.” — Steven Moffat


132. “Never play with the feelings of others. Because you may win the game but you’ll surely loose the person for a lifetime.”


133. There will never be another Mariano Rivera. He was a friend and a champion of a teammate. He really cared about the game of baseball, the way it was played, and whatever it took to win that night. - Author: Jorge Posada


134. “Eve, it’s my fondest wish to do just that.” — J.D. Robb


135. Baseball cannot avoid conflicts. Games are played on Good Friday, the most solemn day on the Christian calendar. On Oct. 2, 1978, they played on Rosh Hashana, and Bucky Dent hit one into the screen at Fenway Park. Supply your own moral. - Author: George Vecsey


136. Remember that thing I alluded to on the plane?" he asked, eyes glued to her. A tiny smile played at her lips. Jog my memory, Player Will. He squeezed his eyes closed, took a deep breath before looking back at her, and said, "Marry me? - Author: Christina Lauren


137. My mom was always pretty supportive. She saw me do plays and she'd always act out the parts I did. My aunt, who played a big part in my life, was a little bit more reserved, because if they don't see you on TV every week they think you must be starving. - Author: Angela Bassett


138. I even played Jack Webb's partner on the radio version of Dragnet for a while. - Author: Martin Milner


139. “Don’t ever play with someone’s feelings. You could win the game, but you could lose that person forever.” — Frank Ocean


140. “Talk to the guys that ain’t doing nothing, don’t talk to me. I just want eight guys out there with me who want to play.” — Shaquille O’Neal


141. “The worst feeling is feeling unwanted by the person you want the most.”


142. “Don’t play with me, you’ve only seen the pleasant sight of this game, believe me! You can’t handle the worst!”


143. “Even a good player will someday become a toy of a better player. It’s called karma.”


144. “Say what you want, but don’t play games with my affection. Take what you need, but don’t leave me with no direction.”


145. “I’m very simple. I don’t play games, and I cut off for good those who try to play them.” — Kirsten Hill


146. I feel like I've always played within the rules. I would never do anything to break the rules. I believe in fair play and I'll always believe in that for as long as I'm playing. - Author: Tom Brady


147. “We go out and work hard. We play this game with emotion and love. Coach always says, ‘Emotionally, physically, mentally – come to the field prepared.’ Because if you don’t bring that to the field, you’re going to get beat.” — Laura Berg


148. “Do what you really want to do. Don’t play their game! Don’t do what they want. Find your own way.” — Johnny Depp


149. I never played a musical instrument growing up but I knew kids who did and took it very seriously. - Author: Kevin James


150. “Be real with me, or just leave me alone.”


151. Where I come from, all of us wanted to be footballers. We played all the time; that's all we did at school or wherever until it went dark and you couldn't see the ball. - Author: Sean Bean


152. “I am not a game. Don’t play with me. Don’t mess with my head, or you’ll see I can do better than you.” — Alexis


153. “Insecure people put others down to raise themselves up.”


154. “One day she’ll start sending you mixed signals,and you’ll get mad because she finally learned how to play your game.”


155. ”I don’t just play the trumpet because it’s something that resonates with me: I play the trumpet because I realize it’s a means to help free a lot of people that ain’t free.” — Christian Scott


156. “The biggest sign that you’re getting played is that they act very interested in you, but they don’t want to be with you.” ― Sonya Parker


157. And much as Wine has played the Infidel, And robbed me of my Robe of Honor Well, I often wonder what the Vintners buy One half so precious as the stuff they sell. - Author: Edward FitzGerald


158. “I’m like a chameleon. I can kind of change and get my game going to whatever the situation is. If I play well, which I don’t think I’ve even reached yet at all in this tournament, it’s really hard for anyone to beat me.” — Serena Williams


159. ”When I’m on stage, the songs that we’ve chosen to play from the back catalog are things that still resonate with me and matter to me. And the songs that I couldn’t be a part of, we don’t play anymore.” — Trent Reznor


160. “I say what I mean and mean what I say. It doesn’t go over well with everyone, but it saves time. I don’t have time for games.” — unknown


161. “Do a favor for me, please. Take a selfie. Then send it to me. I am playing cards, and I’m missing a joker.” — unknown


162. If we could have somehow stayed away from the public and the press, it might have been different, but every private issue seemed to be played out on the front page. - Author: Marla Maples


163. “I’m proud of my heart. It’s been played, stabbed, cheated, burned and broken, but somehow it still works.”


164. “Game over. I’m sick of these games. I don’t want to play games with anyone anymore. I’m done with all that.” — unknown


165. “I am a tambourine. Don’t put me aside Till the fast dancing starts. Play me some all along. Help me with these little sounds.” — Rumi


166. I hate to say it, but Christmas as a kid was always a moneymaking venture for me. I played trumpet, and a friend of mine who played trombone and a guy who played tuba, every Christmas we'd go out for three or four days beforehand and play Christmas carols on our horns. - Author: John Tesh


167. “Don’t play with me, I’m not a game to be played by kids. You better prefer upgrading yourself.”


168. Being able to provoke a different point of view to the standard current ideological or political perspective as played out in conventional newspaper or radio reportage is what a public intellectual does. But it's not merely about being oppositional, because that's too negative. - Author: Susie Orbach


169. From the age of three, I played every day-morning, afternoon and night. - Author: Lionel Messi


170. I never faked anything. I never played the Disney game of smiling and being a princess and then suddenly having a hard time, saying, 'That isn't who I really am.' - Author: Miley Cyrus


171. “You are trying to take my mind off the coming announcement, and I appreciate it, but all that alphabet soup stuff confuses me. You do realize that I am a very natural blonde, don’t you?” “You don’t get to play that blondie card with me, darlin’. I already know how smart you are.” — Carolyn Brown


172. “A person’s feelings aren’t your personal games, so stop playing with them.”


173. “Be aware of when you are being played. Be even more aware of when they’re done playing the game you’re so desperately trying to win.”


174. “If you feel that you are being played, you probably are.” ― Leroy Jethro Gibbs


175. “If I have to chase and fight for your attention, eventually, I won’t want it anymore.” — Will Smith


176. “You don’t get to choose. If you know you’re being played. If you know you’re being used. If you know you’re being an option. Choose the deserve instead of the best.” ― Zinnia


177. “The truth is, I’m pretty tired of people pretending to be something they are not. Games won’t get us anywhere.” — unknown


178. “I hate games. If you are not going to marry me, then let us go our separate ways. Why should you toy with my heart and down the line you drop me.” — unknown


179. “Even a good player will someday become a better player. It’s called karma.” — unknown


180. “Something is being played, toys or feelings. Something is being broken, mirror or heart. Something is being changed, weather or me.” ― Shruti


181. “Daisy, you’re too damned innocent to understand the danger you’re in. It’s taking all the self-control I’ve got to keep my hands off you. Don’t play games with me, sweetheart. It’s too easy for you to torture me, and I’m at my limit.” — Lisa Kleypas


182. I've never played the Olympic Club. I have played Lytham, but only some amateur events. I haven't played Kiawah. - Author: Luke Donald


183. I think guitar-wise, Eric Clapton was a big influence on me. I got to spend time around him. He's kind of strange, mysterious, serious and he always has played such hot guitar. - Author: Dhani Harrison


184. “I’m too old for mind games, too tired to pretend, and too wise for lies. So don’t play games with me.”


185. “If you have the opportunity to play this game of life, you need to appreciate every moment. A lot of people don’t appreciate the moment until it’s passed.” — Kanye West


186. “Don’t play with me, I’m the game no one ever understood.”


187. “I prefer to have honest enemies rather than having fake friends.” — unknown


188. “Don’t play with me, I’m not a game to be played by kids. You better prefer upgrading yourself.” — unknown


189. “I don’t understand why people feel the need to play mind games constantly.”


190. “I don’t play games with people’s lives like you do.” — Simone Elkeles


191. “Play before you get Played, Leave Before You’re Left!”


192. “Don’t play games with me, I’m nothing like you want me to be. It’s not about popularity, it’s about darkness and honesty. I can’t be defeated. As I’m in the right path.”


193. I haven't played a lot of wallflowers but I have played women who have been vulnerable. - Author: Kim Cattrall


194. “Roses are red, violets are blue, you thought I would cry over you. I told you I loved you, and you thought it was true. Well guess what player, you got played too!”


195. “No one wants to be hurt or played, but you have to go through a few losers before you find someone worth keeping.” ― Sonya Parker


196. As a kid, I was a dancer in Dick Whittington, Snow White and Cinderella. When I was 14, I played Baby Bear. I had a big head on, and you couldn't see my face. My mum was very disappointed. - Author: Sheridan Smith


197. I've never played for a draw in my life. - Author: Alex Ferguson


198. “A player will tell you anything to get you, but they won’t do anything to keep you.” ― Sonya Parker


199. I mean, I think I liked every band I ever played in because each band was different, each band had a different concept, and each band leader was different ... different personalities and musical tastes. - Author: Buddy Rich


200. In order to appreciate a great man, we must know his surroundings. We must understand the scope of the drama in which he played - the part he acted - and we must also know his audience. - Author: Robert Green Ingersoll


201. “I am proud of my heart, it’s been played, cheated & broken, but it still works.”


202. “There is a difference between fair game and playing games.” — Hillary Clinton


203. “I’m a busy person. If you aren’t serious about getting results, let’s not waste each other’s time, I don’t play games.” — unknown


204. “Remember, I am noticing every moment of your actions. So, don’t fool me. When I speak out, you will become a fool.” — unknown


205. “Before you start messing with me, know that I don’t play games. I win them.” — unknown


206. “I’m never going to be comfortable being squished into a box, and that’s why it’s been weird in Hollywood, they don’t know what to do with me because I can play the game up to a point, but then I can’t at all.” — Minnie Driver


207. “You don’t have time to play games. You have the destiny to fulfill. Be bold and take control of your own life.” — Joel Osteen


208. I have played nasty people, but not everyone has seen that stuff. Before 'The Office,' I mainly got cast as little toe-rags. - Author: Martin Freeman


209. “Sometimes you just have to play the role of a fool to fool the fool who thinks they are fooling you.” ― Steve Maraboli


210. Well, you know, I've bonded with a lot of people over the years, you know. We played the same tournaments year after year and we go back to the same place and many times the seats have been full and that has meant the world to me for sure. - Author: Andre Agassi


211. I have never played a role in which someone's dark side shouldn't be explored. - Author: Daniel Craig


212. William had played [rugby] at Eton when it first became popular, and now he only spoke of it in a reverent tone he normally saved only for women and rifles. . . . .


213. “Say what you want, but don’t play games with my affection. Take what you need, but don’t leave me with no direction.” — Michael Jackson


214. “I just want an honest relationship. No fake love. No lies. No mind games. No cheating.” — unknown


215. The Singapore Open is the flagship event of the Asian Tour, it is a massive event and it is being played in a great place. I love coming here and it is good to be back. - Author: Lee Westwood


216. “Your status can’t ever match my status. Neither on Whatsapp nor in real life.” — unknown


217. I savored my time on top of the podium by watching the American flag rise up out of the crowd as the anthem played, thinking about how every single second of training I've done was for this minute and how many people played a role in my achievement. - Author: Hannah Kearney


218. “Oh how I hate mind games… the aggression, the silent treatment, or the “poor me” people of the world… If you have something to say, then please say it… If you did something wrong, then accept the blame… Don’t turn it around to anyone else…” — unknown


219. The only time I'd played organized basketball was my sophomore year in high school, when I barely made the junior varsity team. - Author: Dennis Rodman


220. ”If I haven’t played with a player before and I don’t know anything about them, the more they tell me about themselves, the better I will judge how they think and how they play.” — Daniel Negreanu


221. “Evidently, you can dress me up, but you can’t cover my scars” — Donna Cooner


222. “There’s a big difference between someone playing you and someone losing interest in you after they’ve gotten to know you.” ― Sonya Parker


223. “I don’t know what’s worst, being taken for granted or being played like a fool.”


224. “Don’t play a game with me. Whether I win or lose, I know how to end it. And that will disappoint you. ”


225. “Don’t play games with those who once taught you the rules to be a player. You’ll end up stressed.” — unknown


226. “If you have time for games, then this is not the right place for you. Because I am strict and straight, I don’t deal with shady people, and I take every word for what it means. I play no games, I am down to earth for business.” — unknown


227. I've played a bunch of different versions of Walter [from Fringe].I loved it when he was being random, which was probably the original version of him, more than anyone else. I loved doing Walter then, and all of the different mental states that we've played. - Author: John Noble


228. There are times when I've been feeling something and played a solo that I've never been able to repeat. - Author: Brian May


229. With an absurd oversimplification, the 'invention' of the calculus is sometimes ascribed to two men, Newton and Leibniz. In reality, the calculus is the product of a long evolution that was neither initiated nor terminated by Newton and Leibniz, but in which both played a decisive part. - Author: Richard Courant


230. “I have a limit and when you reach it, I dismiss you from my life. It is that simple.”


231. “Don’t play games with those who once thought you the rules to be a player. You’ll end up stressed.” – Unknown


232. Hollywood is a very interesting place to deal with. And having been a theatre person, I was quite surprised by the slipperiness of some people in Holly-weird. There was a part of me that just said, 'If this is the way the game is played, I'm not sure I want to play it.' - Author: Joyce DeWitt


233. “Don’t play a game with me. Whether I win or lose, I know how to end it, and that will disappoint you.” — Dorji Wangmo


234. And then I played some music, old music, and it sounded awful, and I loved it, I loved it so much. - Author: John Darnielle


235. “I’ve always been attracted to women who are assertive and have confidence – qualities older women possess. They’ve been on the Earth a little longer. They’re more seasoned. They don’t play games. They know what they want, and they’re not afraid to tell you.” — Taye Diggs. “I’ve always been attracted to women who are assertive and have confidence – qualities older women possess. They’ve been on the Earth a little longer. They’re more seasoned. They don’t play games. They know what they want, and they’re not afraid to tell you.” — Taye Diggs


236. The most important measure of how good a game I played was how much better I'd made my teammates play. - Author: Bill Russell


237. I would prefer it if people thought that I didn't work hard, that I just played the guitar for three minutes a week and was like, 'Check out this song - what do you think?' That would be ideal. I would prefer telling people that I'm just truly talented. - Author: Julian Casablancas


238. “I heard you are a player. Nice meeting you. Well, I am a coach.” — unknown


239. “Being aware is being aware of one’s own mind and the games it plays on itself.” — Robin Macnaughton


240. “I swear, females can feel things way before they actually find out things. They can feel when they’re being played. They can feel when their friends are being sh*tty. They can feel when something isn’t right. And when they feel these things, they feel them so deeply.”


241. “You’re playing with my heart and it’s getting pretty lame. Decide what you want; the girl or the game.”


242. “It’s so easy to play with love, so easy to fool someone, so easy to make someone cry. But it’s so hard if you’re the one who’s played with, fooled and the one who cried.”


243. When I was really low, when it was all I could do not to feel sorry for myself, I played that game too. I knew I could never win, but some days, the dark days, the allure of playing 'if only' was too strong to resist. - Author: Becca Fitzpatrick


244. “What innocence, may I ask, is being played here when it is known that this is virtuous damsel has already got a dozen illegitimate children?”


245. I do remember, though, when I discovered the third! I was about five years old - it was a very pleasing sound. I remembered that if I hit one note, then skipped one and played the next, I could get this really good sound. - Author: Robert Morris


246. “She felt again that small shiver that occurred to her when events hinted at a destiny being played out, of unseen forces intervening.” ― Dorothy Gilman


247. I want to be more than just some guy who played in a World Cup final. - Author: Jonny Wilkinson


248. “Then I’ll just tell you that it doesn’t matter whose fault it is. Blame is just a way to keep score, and adults don’t play games like that.” — Tommy Wallach


249. “When your woman feels like her emotions are being played and toyed with, that when they start assuming and start putting her guard up.”


250. “We are all in somebody’s game. Some played. And some being played.” ― Rukhmini Naidu


251. “Fear is a trick. That’s being played on you. Don’t fall for it. Walk directly into it.” ― Fabienne Fredrickson


252. I could have probably gone on and still played the part of the guitar player of Limp Bizkit, but musically I was kind of bored. If I was to continue, it would have been about the money and not about the true music, and I don't want to lie to myself, or to them or to fans of Limp Bizkit. - Author: Wes Borland


253. I'm not interested at all in playing more than 12, 15 tournaments a year on an annual basis because like all the old guys out here on this Tour, we've played golf for nearly 30 years of our lives. - Author: Greg Norman


254. “My biggest mistake wasn’t falling for you, it was thinking that you had fallen for me too.”


255. ”I think I’m true to myself – you hear that actors have like plans. I’m gonna do this type of movie, then I’m gonna play this kind of character, and that’ll get me from A to B. I’ve never done that. I honestly just follow my gut, and I don’t think you can go wrong with that.” — Toni Collette


256. Bubba shot the jukebox last night, said it played a sad song and it made him cry. - Author: Mark Chesnutt


257. She dumped me for the quarterback after she'd played my body like a banjo. So Sad."


258. “I heard you are a player. Nice meeting you. Well, I am a coach.”


259. “I don’t want to lie to people about how I feel, think, or what I want. Sometimes, people find that annoying, but the thing is I don’t like playing games.” — unknown


260. “Always listen to your instincts. When someone is using you, or playing you, and things aren’t adding up your instincts will tell you.”


261. I think that I have this core group of fans that fell in love with the character I played on Buffy and now they're following me to everything I do. They're very dedicated and loyal. I'm very lucky. - Author: Amber Benson


262. “WOW you played me, man I thought I was your baby.” ― Autumn Kohler


263. I don't think there's ever been a moment in history where that, as an artistic message, has played very well, because people in their hearts know that's terrible and a lie. - Author: Adam McKay


264. “Don’t play games if you can’t afford to lose.” — Germony Kent


265. ”I don’t care what you play, where you’re from, who you produce. It depends on what you’re doing when you’re with me. That’s what counts. I don’t prejudge anything or anybody.” — Ziggy Marley


266. “I like to have fun, but I don’t play games.” — Yolanda Foster


267. “You could be close to perfect, you could pass all their tests, but a cheater’s a cheater, and they always pass up the best.” ― Tim Walters


268. “I don’t think we have any choice. I think we have an obligation to change the rules, to raise the bar, to play a different game, and to play it better than anyone has any right to believe is possible.” — Seth Godin


269. “I don’t like doing interviews. I’m not pretending to be some super neurotic, hiding in my closet. I could care less about anybody knowing who I am, but I realize this is part of the game. Maybe if I really hated this whole public thing, I would go do plays in Hoboken.” — Jared Leto


270. “Players must play their game with fellow players, so don’t play with me. It’s not considered safe for the players to challenge the creator of that game.” — unknown


271. A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together. —Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe, German poet, playwright, and novelist


272. A person always doing his or her best becomes a natural leader, just by example. —Joe DiMaggio, former New York Yankees outfielder & Hall of Fame baseball player


273. “Relationships are about trust. If you have to play detective, then it’s time to move on. ’ – Unknown


274. My playing had called to another human being at last. Surely, she could be no other than my own true love


275. “They had a basketball game that day and then it was like I had left the basketball game and I went to the studio with the rest of my homies from my block and it was like we had just slid to the stool, you know. I guess it just came off the record that way. ” – Polo G


276. Perfectionism kills art. I find that if I criticise myself, it spoils the fun. You can get paralysed by analysis - it takes all the playfulness away.


277. It ain't like football. You can't make up no trick plays. — Yogi Berra.


278. “When you think of Eden, don’t think of a public park with a lawn, a play set, and a flowerbed or two, where God hands Adam a lawnmower and says, Keep it tidy, will ya? Think of a violent, untamed wilderness teeming with beauty, but no infrastructure, no roads, no bridges, no cities, no civilization, and God says, Go make a world. Adam wasn’t a landscape-maintenance employee. He was an explorer, a cartographer, a gardener, a designer, an architect, a builder, an urban planner, a city-maker.”


279. “She and the moon could always be found playing in the darkness.” — A.J. Lawless


280. “It’s all fun and games until Santa checks the naughty list.”


281. “Me and my band have always lived by the code ‘Work hard, play harder,’” – Kenny Chesney


282. Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world. — Babe Ruth.


283. “Don’t play victim to circumstances you created.”


284. Life’s a beach, and I’m just playing in the sand”


285. “Sometimes the best toy for your child is a mom who plays on the floor with them.” -unknown


286. “Of course, some dinosaurs had been social and cooperative. But others had been hunters—and killers of unparalleled viciousness. For Malcolm, the truest picture of life in the past incorporated the interplay of all aspects of life, the good and the bad, the strong and the weak. It was no good pretending anything else.”


287. “She remembered who she was and the game changed.” – Lalah Delia


288. “To some Softball is a game; to others it’s Life.” – Jennie Finch


289. "When you study some of the Greek writings on melanin or the color of Africans, many of the Greek philosophers believed that melanin played some sort of role in how the Africans had been able to create and develop some of the sciences they had come to be known for, so melanin has always been known as an intellectual sort of chemical.” -Dr. Umar Johnson


290. I appreciate you for your tremendous effort, sacrifice, and the role you play to help me overcome my struggle in walking in the faith.


291. “We learned about honesty and integrity—that the truth matters… that you don’t take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules… and success doesn’t count unless you earn it fair and square.” – Michelle Obama


292. “She and the moon could always be found playing in the darkness. ” — a. j. lawless


293. “Of all liars the most arrogant are biographers: those who would have us believe, having surveyed a few boxes full of letters, diaries, bank statements and photographs, that they can play at the recording angel and tell the whole truth about another human life.” –A. N. Wilson


294. Don’t let anyone tell you winning doesn’t matter. You are in the softball game to win. You are playing to win


295. I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. – Isaac Newton


296. “I’m proud of my heart. It’s been played, stabbed, cheated, burned and broken, but somehow it still works. And they said miracles do not happen.” — Alcatraz Dey


297. “You don’t have to play masculine to be a strong woman.” – Mary Elizabeth Winstead


298. “We learned about honesty and integrity—that the truth matters… that you don’t take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules… and success doesn’t count unless you earn it fair and square.” —Michelle Obama, former First Lady. Michelle Obama offers more of her wisdom in her books Becoming and The Light We Carry. We couldn’t have said it better ourselves in these success quotes.


299. “It’s important to have balance in your life between work and play.” – Bobby Flay


300. “Each of us has a unique part to play in the healing of the world.” – Marianne Williamson


301. If you were happy every day of your life, you wouldn’t be human, you’d be a game show host. – Gabriel Heather


302. Live and work but do not forget to play, to have fun in life and really enjoy it. – Eileen Caddy


303. “I think that certain players are going to approach the game differently. I am more of a quiet person. I like to have more of a focused energy and internal energy whereas some people need to be bouncing off the walls to be ready for the game.” – Caitlin Lowe


304. “That’s part of fastpitch softball, being able to move runners and execute the short game. It’s a very quick game. Sixty feet, you bobble it once, and these kids are going to be safe. You have to play quick, but you can’t be in a hurry.” – John Rittman


305. "I hate to see it go, I’ll tell you that. I played here all my life. Eighteen years I played here and I’m sorry to see it go.” — Yogi Berra


306. “Until you realize how easy it is for your mind to be manipulated, you remain the puppet of someone else's game.”


307. All knowledge and understanding of the Universe was no more than playing with stones and shells on the seashore of the vast imponderable ocean of truth.


308. In baseball, you can’t kill the clock. You’ve got to give the other man his chance. That’s why this is the greatest game. – Earl Weaver


309. “Softball is like love. First, you learn the rules of the game, and then you forget the rules and play from your heart.”


310. "I ain’t too much tripping on shit ‘cuz I know they gon’ need me before I need them. So you really playin’ yourself in the end.”


311. A citizen without reproach, a friend without pretense, a philanthropist without display, a Christian without hypocrisy.


312. Baseball is just a game. It’s a game for those who can play hard, well, and great


313. “The team with the best athletes doesn’t usually win._ It’s the team with the athletes who play best together.” – Lisa Fernandez


314. “Loyalty is still the same, whether it win or lose the game; true as a dial to the sun, although it be not shined upon. ” – Samuel Butler


315. “On a deeper level you are already complete. When you realize that, there is a playful, joyous energy behind what you do.”


316. ”Growing up, I played softball and I was a cheerleader. ” – Carrie Underwood


317. The little things in life are what we forget about. Take a moment to stop and smell the roses, sure. But don’t forget to play in the leaves after you rake them, dance in the rain, and just enjoy a breeze. You’re never too old to play.


318. “Our bodies play a huge role in the accomplishment of our goals and our overall happiness. Embodiment… is about tuning into our physical bodies and learning ways to support our health and well-being so that we can do what we need to do, and enjoy the journey.”


319. “It’s all fun and games until the last bell rings, then it gets real.”


320. “To be a good mother while my heart was breaking was one of the hardest roles I’ve ever had to play.”


321. I am who I am. I’m going to be who I am. And I’m going to give my all to the game in the way that I do it.


322. The best way to win is to play every softball game as if it’s your last one


323. “Every place where I played or managed is special to me because of the memories and the friendships that each afforded me.” — Joe Torre


324. "I love playing ego and insecurity combined.” – Jim Carrey


325. “What I do is play soccer, which is what I like. ” – Lionel Messi


326. “Never downplay nobody. You could be like, ‘Ay, sh*t, there ain’t but seven dollars in my pocket right now.’ Who cares? ‘Cause guess what? An opportunity could come where you can have seven million tomorrow.”


327. “Mindful and creative, a child who has neither a past, nor examples to follow, nor value judgments, simply lives, speaks and plays in freedom.”


328. Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing


329. “When we’d play softball, I’d steal second base, feel guilty and go back. ” — Woody Allen


330. “Loyalty is still the same, whether it win or lose the game; true as a dial to the sun, although it be not shined upon.” Samuel Butler


331. “Practice hard, train hard, work hard, and play harder.” — Alcurtis Turner


332. “Life’s a beach and I’m just playin’ in the sand.”


333. I like to stand out in the crowd. So anytime a designer offers up items that are a little attention grabbing or pushing the boundaries ever so slightly, I'm always game for that. - Author: Brad Goreski


334. "We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” — Randy Pausch


335. “If I walk in the club, me and Tristan and twenty-five b*tches, who’s the richest man in the club?… Females are the ultimate status symbol amongst elite players.”


336. “Chaplin had not merely impressed but formed him. Showed him how any gesture—a kiss, playing with some bread rolls—can be freed from the mundane, imbued with magic. Charlie Chaplin was always turning caterpillars into butterflies. He had used comedy to reveal, and not flee, the truth of the human predicament. He’d roller-skated blindfolded over the void, like a planet circling a black hole. He filmed a factory worker sucked into a machine, fed through its cogs and gears, assailing an age that turns people into things. And Charlie Chaplin had battled the bleak world with—what? Not a knife, not a gun. A cane. Gentle, gestural, the baton of a maestro. Chaplin’s cane, with no disrespect to Hockney, Picasso, or Basquiat, was, in this moment, what Jim Carrey most wanted to save.”


337. “We play this game with emotion and love. Coach always says ‘Emotionally, physically, mentally come to the field prepared’, because if you don’t bring that to the field, you’re going to get beat.” – Laura Berg


338. “It is nice to be playing, being on the pitch, and contributing to the team.” ― Jordan Henderson


339. “By working hard, you get to play hard guilt-free.” ­— Jim Rohn


340. If my uniform doesn’t get dirty, I haven’t done anything in the baseball game. – Rickey Henderson


341. “Work hard, play hard, dream big, love loads, laugh as much as you can, and give back.” – Deirdre O’Kane


342. “A relationship without trust is like a cell phone with no service, all you can do is play games.”


343. “I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.”


344. "In order to be on top of your game, you have to be under a lot of pressure.”


345. “The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.”


346. “The sweat of hard work is not to be displayed. It is much more graceful to appear favored by the gods.” – Maxine Hong Kingston


347. “The issue of the Betrayal was so central to that, I felt the need to comment upon it. My choices were to ignore the games and put them ‘outside’ of continuity or to integrate them. I chose the latter.” – Raymond E. Feist


348. “The game is not about becoming somebody, it’s about becoming nobody.”


349. “I don’t necessarily have to like my players and associates but as their leader I must love them. Love is loyalty, love is teamwork, love respects the dignity of the individual. This is the strength of any organization. ”


350. “You think you “played” me BUT, who ended up losing? I mean what did I lose? A boy that didn’t appreciate what I did for him? What did you let go? A girl that would go out her way just to please you and someone that rode with you through thick and thin. A girl who loved you regardless of your flaws (trust me there was a lot). You can easily be replaced, but a girl who put up with you like I did. Sorry, you played your damn self.” – Unknown


351. “Life balance is a myth. It’s an illusion, and the very pursuit of it is driving us crazy. For me, it’s about proportion. It’s really a work hard, play hard equation.” – Danielle LaPorte


352. “So, they went off together. But wherever they go, and whatever happens to them on the way, in that enchanted place on the top of the forest, a little boy and his Bear will always be playing.” —A. A. Milne, The House at Pooh Corner


353. “I don’t speak on it all, but I notice. These mental notes have always been on point, I’ve never been naïve. Don’t underestimate what I know just because I’m selective about what I share. People think that just because you don’t care to catch them in every single lie that you aren’t paying attention. That’s a mistake. I don’t play detective or set traps or any of that. Time reveals all; eventually, everything comes to light. Your actions dictate our relationship. I don’t keep people in my life who haven’t shown me they deserve to stay. The little things add up. Always remember that.”


354. “When he worked, he really worked. But when he played, he really played.” – Dr. Seuss


355. “Never underestimate the power of my intuition. I can recognize your game before you ever play it.”


356. “The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast.” – Oscar Wilde


357. “Go hard every play. You don’t want to leave anything behind and regret it years down the road that you didn’t give it all when you could have. ” – Ashley DeBuhr


358. To some Softball is a game; to others it’s Life. ~Jennie Finch


359. “Life’s a beach, and I’m just playing in the sand” – Unknown


360. "One of the things that attracted me to Barack was his emotional honesty. Right off the bat he said what he felt. There are no games with him—he is who he appears to be. I feel fortunate as a woman to have a husband who loves me and shows me in every way. So yes, I do know that. And now he'll know I know.. – First Lady Michelle Obama in an interview with Prevention about President Barack Obama.


361. “Life is the game that must be played.” ― Edwin Arlington Robinson


362. “I’m proud of my heart. It’s been played, stabbed, cheated, burned and broken, but somehow it still works.” — Alcatraz Dey


363. “I didn’t fall out of bed and become an Olympic champion. I worked hard, I was dedicated, and I really worked to perfect all aspects of my game.” – Michele Smith


364. They are playing at the next level for a reason, watch what they do and learn from them


365. “You may swing and miss, but the love of the game shall stay the same.”


366. If you want to get over your ex why play with someone’s feelings to escape


367. I play to win, whether during practice or a real game.


368. “Judge me and I’ll prove you wrong! Tell me what to do and I’ll tell you where to go. Say I’m not worth it and watch how well I do without you. Gossip about me and I’ll show you how to play the game, betray me and you can kiss me goodbye forever!”


369. “A wanted pregnancy as much as a dreaded pregnancy can play differently than all one’s previous imaginings.” — Susie Orbach


370. ”We’re going to step on the field knowing that every team we’re going against is going to push their game to that whole new level that we probably hadn’t seen. … We’ve just got to be ready to step up with them. ” – Crystl Bustos, third base, Team USA


371. "Champions keep playing until they get it right.”


372. Music replays the past memories, awaken our forgotten worlds and make our minds travel. - Michael Bassey Johnson


373. Life is like a baseball game. When you think a fastball is coming, you gotta be ready to hit the curve. – Jaja Q


374. I am sick of liars and the games you play. I am sick of being lied to for the sake of your ego and fame. I am sick of the people who will betray me for their benefit. People who have expected me to do anything for them, yet refuse to give back in any way whatsoever.


375. “One of the most awesome things about sports, particularly team sports, is that everything you need to do to be successful on the playing field carries over directly into life. In a team sport, you have to learn how to work together, to set goals, and then work toward those goals in a productive way. You learn to be responsible, and you learn how not only to be independent so you can support others.” – Sheila Cornell Douty


376. “I work hard, but I play hard.” – Kenny Chesney


377. Don’t play with someone’s heart if you have no intention intention serious relationship


378. “Softball is life with the volume turned up, how loud is your game, crank it up!”


379. “I want kids who are going to go out there and compete, lay it all on the table. I think the big thing about this game is you have to care a lot about it.” – Mike Candrea


380. I think about baseball when I wake up in the morning. I think about it all day and I dream about it at night. The only time I don’t think about it is when I’m playing it. – Carl Yastrzemski


381. “I’m proud of my heart. It’s been played, burned and broken, but somehow still works.“


382. I see great things in baseball. It's our game--the American game. — Walt Whitman.


383. “Don’t let the name of softball fool you, be ready to play hardball. ” – Anonymous


384. “No matter how good you might be in a movie, you’ll never be any better. But in a play, I can be better next Tuesday. That’s the thrill of it.” — Kevin Spacey


385. “Back then, I was still just a fan of music. And to be a fan of music also meant to be a fan of cities, of places. Regionalism—and the creative scenes therein—played an essential role in the identification and contextualization of a sound or aesthetic." - Carrie Brownstein


386. “Sometimes you gotta play the fool, to fool the fool, who thinks they’re fooling you.”


387. ”Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game. ” – Unknown


388. “I’m convinced that a father’s role in child-raising should never be underestimated. underestimated. Fathers play a crucial role in their children’s emotional and physical well-being and in the choices they make about how to live their lives now and in the future.” – Nicoline Ambe


389. Our entire life is made up of choices, what we decide, the action we take, the attitude we display


390. “Detox your life by clearing out fake friends, dead-end jobs, & players posing as life partners. ” — Ritu Ghatourey


391. I don’t play detective or set traps or any of that; time reveals all eventually, and everything comes to light at some point or another. Your actions dictate our relationship; once you show me who you are for real, then you can make your own choices about whether my reality check is something you want to accept or not.


392. ”Relationships are about trust. If you have to play detective, then it’s time to move on. ” – Anonymous


393. “As David Brooks put it in a New York Times op-ed, “Over the last half century, we’ve turned politics from a practical way to solve common problems into a cultural arena to display resentments.”


394. No game in the world is as tidy and dramatically neat as baseball, with cause and effect, crime and punishment, motive and result, so cleanly defined. – Paul Gallico


395. “So they went off together. But wherever they go, and whatever happens to them on the way, in that enchanted place on the top of the forest, a little boy and his bear will always be playing.”


396. Lovers have heartaches that can’t be cured by drugs or sleep, or games, but only by seeing their beloved.” – Rumi


397. You will eventually become what you think. Whether you succeed or fail is determined in your mind long before we see it play out in real-time. – Mandy Hale


398. "Man may have discovered fire, but women discovered how to play with it.”— Candace Bushnell


399. “I work hard so I can play harder.” – Dean Winters


400. Remember these two things: play hard and have fun. Tony Gwynn


401. Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.– Babe Ruth


402. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” — Michael Jordan, American businessman and former professional basketball player.


403. “If music be the food of love, play on.” – William Shakespeare


404. “We play this game, softball, with emotion and love. Coach always says, ‘Emotionally, physically, mentally, come to the field prepared because if you don’t bring that to the field, you’re going to get beat. ” – Laura Berg


405. “Life winked at her and she grinned back; it was time to play.” – G.N. Berry


406. “Sometimes you have to play the role of a fool to fool the fool who thinks they are fooling you.”


407. “Of all the toys I have to play with, I’d choose my brothers and day.” – Anonymous


408. Change the game, don’t let the game change you. – Macklemore


409. A mother’s joy begins when new life is stirring inside… when a tiny heartbeat is heard for the very first time, and a playful kick reminds her that she is never alone.


410. “Love is a game that two can play and both can win.” — Eva Gabor


411. My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, “You’re tearing up the grass”. “We’re not raising grass,” Dad would reply. “We’re raising boys”. Harmon Kellebrew


412. Defense to me is the key to playing baseball. – Willie Mays


413. “My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, ‘You’re tearing up the grass’; ‘We’re not raising grass,’ Dad would reply. ‘We’re raising boys.'” – Harmon Killebrew


414. No matter how good you are, you’re going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are, you’re going to win one-third of your games. It’s the other third that makes the difference. – Tommy Lasorda


415. If you can’t outplay them, outwork them. —Ben Hogan


416. We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. George Bernard Shaw


417. “I know you got your problems, but brother, they got theirs This is not a game, quit violence and grow a pair.” – XXXTENTACION


418. “I laid the murder game down letting n*ggas know we not f*ckin’ around, man.” – Rico


419. “I’m proud of my heart. It’s been played, stabbed, cheated, burned and broken, but somehow it still works. ” — Alcatraz Dey


420. “Beach blanket bingo, That’s the name of the game.”


421. “If a couple has their picture taken at a wedding or other social gathering, and the woman looks hot, her guy could be blinking, chewing, or even mid-sneeze, and she’ll still display it on her desk at work.”


422. Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.


423. “Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” – Babe Ruth


424. “I love you in the morning, in the middle of the night, when I’m watching you sleep, all through my days and when I can’t sleep at night. I love you when we’re playing out in nature or sitting at home watching TV. And lastly, I love that even though we may not always agree on everything, we can still always come together and be united in our love for each other. Good morning, my darling!” – Calin


425. My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, “You’re tearing up the grass.” “We’re not raising grass,” Dad would reply. “We’re raising boys.”


426. “Even when you’ve played the game of your life, it’s the feeling of teamwork that you’ll remember. You’ll forget the plays, the shots, and the scores, but you’ll never forget your teammates.” – Deborah Palmore


427. "Music replays the past memories, awaken our forgotten worlds and make our minds travel.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson


428. “I really didn’t have my best stuff. My drop ball was inconsistent and they had a good game plan. I stopped worrying about striking people out and just focused on getting people out.” – Cat Osterman


429. “In this game, everyone needs a break to refuel, recharge, and jump back in full throttle. ” ― Helen Edwards, Nothing Sexier Than Freedom


430. “You are ready and able to do beautiful things in this world and after you walk through those doors...you'll only really ever have two choices: love or fear. Choose love. And don't ever let fear turn you against your playful heart.”


431. Sometimes you gotta play the fool, to fool the fool, who thinks they’re fooling you


432. Practice perfect today, play like a champion tomorrow. Unknown


433. “He’s playing you because you’re the only one who doesn’t know. ”


434. I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn't. —Dee Dee Myers


435. When I played ball, I didn’t play for fun… It’s no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It’s a contest and everything that implies, a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest. Ty Cobb


436. “The team with the best athletes doesn’t usually win._ It’s the team with the athletes who play best together.”


437. Never strike out in a softball game; never quit. Never quit on yourself because you can do this. You mustn’t quit, you got this game, and you must fight off the urges to quit on us


438. When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen. When they're finished, I climb out.


439. These days it’s trendy for people to think they’re cool and understanding about mental illness, posting memes and such to indicate so. But the reality is far different to that. It seems most people think if they publicly display such understanding then perhaps a friend will come to them, open up, and calmly discuss their problems. This will not happen. For someone in that seemingly hopeless void of depression and anxiety the last thing they are likely to do is acknowledge it, let alone talk about it. Even if broached by a friend they will probably deny there is a problem and feel even more distanced from the rest of the world.


440. "Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.. — Babe Ruth


441. “Setting emotional boundaries prevent people from manipulating you, using you, and playing with your feelings.” – Remez Sasson


442. I am sick of liars, I can’t stand cheaters and being played for a fool. I am sick of people using me and the only person that really cares about me is me.


443. “NFL cheerleading is harder than most people think. They train up to six hours every day with games on Sundays. They gave me a great work ethic.” — Sarah Shahi


444. “I work hard. But I play hard, too.” –Pitbull


445. “Play every softball game like it is your last!” – Anonymous


446. That’s one of the great gifts of this, the greatest of all games, baseball: it allows you, still, to lose yourself in a dream, to feel and remember a season of life when summer never seemed to die and the assault of cynicism hadn’t begun to batter optimism. – Mike Barnicle


447. “By working hard, you get to play hard guilt-free.” Jim Rohn


448. Here’s to all the wise, funny, tough, gentle, playful, hardworking men who make a difference. —Keely Chace


449. There are three types of baseball players: those who make it happen, those who watch it happen and those who wonder what happens. — Tommy Lasorda.


450. Let the players play, let the haters hate, and let karma decide their fate.” — unknown


451. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” —Arthur Ashe, pro tennis player. These “be yourself” quotes will help you embrace who you are.


452. “I hate those who play with feelings of others.” ― Dominic Carey


453. Don’t play the victim to the circumstances you created


454. It’s all sun and games until somebody gets hurt…or burnt.


455. “Like a good chess player, Satan is always trying to maneuver you into a position where you can save your castle only by losing your bishop.”


456. “Lets play truth and dare! Oh wait we can only play dare, you don’t know how to tell the truth.”


457. “I play outfield: I am not fazed by a line drive to center, can cover infield grass like a Ninja to make a game saving catch, have no problems laying out for a ball, can throw a rope to home plate or turn a double on a runner ho left second early, and am always, always there to back up my team because outfielders save games!”


458. “A delayed game is eventually good, a bad game is bad forever.”


459. “I suppose it’s easy to play a hypocritical politician with a smiling face; it’s also quite gratifying to play.” — Ian McDiarmid


460. “I felt like a kid standing in the world’s greatest video arcade without any quarters, unable to do anything but walk around and watch the other kids play.”― Ernest Cline


461. “When you play, play hard. When you work, don’t play at all.” – Theodore Roosevelt


462. “If you can’t outplay them, outwork them.” – Ben Hogan


463. “Sometimes the coaches tell me to be selfish, but my game won’t let me be selfish.” – Lebron James


464. The only thing you shouldn’t be playing with is feelings


465. They had a basketball game that day and then it was like I had left the basketball game and I went to the studio with the rest of my homies from my block and it was like we had just slid to the stool, you know. I guess it just came off the record that way.


466. “It’s not that we spend five days looking forward to just two. It’s that most people do what they enjoy most in those two days. Imagine living a life where every day is your Saturdays and Sundays. Make every day for your weekend. Make every day a play-day…” – James A. Murphy


467. “I hate the radio this time of year because they play 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' like, every other song. And that’s just not enough.”


468. The Jewish nation dares to display an irreconcilable hatred toward all nations, and revolts against all masters; always superstitious, always greedy for the well-being enjoyed by others, always barbarous - cringing in misfortune and insolent in prosperity. - Author: Voltaire


469. “Gaslighters deliberately play subtle mind games and psychological manipulations; which are carried out gradually in stages.” ~ Invajy


470. "Make the most of this day! Laugh, love, read, live, learn, play, dream and just be happy! Live every moment! Happy Thursday!”


471. Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.


472. “I have a nickname for my penis. It's called the Octagon, but I also nick named my testes: my left one is James Westfall and my right one is Doctor Kenneth Noisewater. You ladies play your cards right you just might get to meet the whole gang.”


473. “If I could make millions of dollars being a softball player, I would quit acting in a second.” – Danny Masterson


474. “Tennis is just a game, family is forever.” ~ Serena Williams


475. I love to play baseball. I’m a baseball player. I’ve always been a baseball player. I’m still a baseball player. That’s who I am. – Ryne Sandberg


476. "In steering things in the body, in the regulatory system, melanin’s role in embryological organization, as in the baby’s organization and tissue repair and tissue regeneration, may be connected to the major role it plays to balance the body called homeostasis.” -Dr. Karl Merat


477. “The last we heard of him was a picture postcard from Mazatlan, on the Pacific coast of Mexico, containing a message of two words: ‘Hello — Goodbye!’ and no address. I think the rest of the play will explain itself. . .”


478. The wise musicians are those who play what they can master


479. One day they’ll realize they lost a diamond while playing with worthless stones. — Turcois Ominek


480. “I have read no book that more carefully, thoroughly, and tenderly displays Christ’s heart.” Paul Tripp


481. "It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up."— Babe Ruth, former professional baseball player


482. “If music be the food of love, play on.” ― William Shakespeare


483. “People are their most beautiful when they are laughing, crying, dancing, playing, telling the truth, and being chased in a fun way.” – Amy Poehler


484. Playing softball keeps you in shape and is good for your mind. The best part of playing softball? You can do it all over again tomorrow


485. It's true, Batsy! I know everything. And kinda like the kid who peeks at his Christmas presents, I must admit, it’s sadly anti-climactic. Behind all the sturm and batarangs, you’re just a little boy in a playsuit, crying for mommy and daddy!. — Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker


486. “It’s all sun and games until somebody gets hurt…or burnt.” – A.N. Onymous


487. “For some, life may be a playground to undermine the brainwaves of others or simply a vainglorious game with an armory of theatrics, illustrating only bleak self-deception, haughty narcissism and dim deficiency in empathy.” ~ Erik Pevernagie


488. “The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking.” —Mia Hamm, pro soccer player


489. I want to be remembered as a ballplayer who gave all he had to give. — Roberto Clemente.


490. ”To play it takes talent, but to win it takes desire!” – Unknown


491. “Play every softball game like it is your last!” — W. Bindels


492. Happy Saturday. Make yhe most of this day! Lough, love, read, live, love, learn, play, dream. Just be happy. Live every moment.


493. “Go for great. Own your game. Be kind. Get big things done.” ― Robin S. Sharma


494. My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, 'You're tearing up the grass.' 'We're not raising grass,' Dad would reply. 'We're raising boys.'


495. “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” — Michael Jordan


496. “The old saying of work hard, play hard really works for me.” — Danielle LaPorte


497. “Good players can’t overcome bad coaching.”


498. “Do not consider me now as an elegant female, intending to play you, but as a rational creature, speaking the truth from her heart.”


499. There are three things you can do in a baseball game. You can win, or you can lose, or it can rain. — Casey Stengel.


500. I cannot play myself again/I should just be my own best friend– 'Tears Dry On Their Own' by Amy Winehouse


501. “I’m proud of my heart. It’s been played, burned and broken, but somehow still works.” – Anonymous


502. You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again. That's the way life is, with a new game every day, and that's the way baseball is. — Bob Feller.


503. “Leadership is not a popularity contest; it’s about leaving your ego at the door. The name of the game is to lead without a title.” — Robin S. Sharma


504. “She remembered who she was and the game changed.” –Lalah Deliah


505. Life is a beach. I’m just playing in the sand.


506. "A rule of the spiritual practice game is learning to trust one’s own intuitive heart; learning to trust another way of knowing outside of the rational, analytical process. That you start to respond to something in you that knows even though who you think you are doesn’t know it knows. It turns out intuition is perhaps where salvation lies and where thinking is where our destruction lies. We thought our way into this peculiar situation where we’re alienated from the Earth and from each other. And caught in greed which is a product of the mind.


507. Your body is not made to throw like we throw. That’s why you see softball pitchers pitching two or three games a day. It’s a natural movement in softball. In baseball it’s not a natural movement.


508. “If music be the food of love, play on,


509. "Life is a song – sing it. Life is a game – play it. Life is a challenge – meet it. Life is a dream – realize it. Life is a sacrifice – offer it. Life is love – enjoy it.” – Sai Baba of Shirdi


510. I want to be remembered as a ballplayer who gave all he had to give. – Roberto Clemente


511. “Relationships are about trust. If you have to play detective, then it’s time to move on.”– Anonymous


512. “Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.” – Robert Louis Stevenson


513. I laid the murder game down letting n*ggas know we not f*ckin’ around, man.” – Rico


514. “Good art wounds as well as delights. It must, because our defenses against the truth are wound so tightly around us. But as art chips away at our defenses, it also opens us to healing potentialities that transcend intellectual games and ego-preserving strategies.”


515. “When we’d play softball, I’d steal second base, feel guilty and go back. ” – Woody Allen


516. “If I could make millions of dollars being a softball player, I would quit acting in a second. ” — Danny Masterson


517. “Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well.”


518. “Are you a flying monkey? Be careful. Don’t get caught up in a narcissist’s mind games.”


519. "The game is to be where you are. Be it honestly and as consciously as you know how.”


520. “The efforts you made all of the time for our family can never be fully thanked for. Even when you were tired, you never failed to play with our children! To a wonderful man, I hope you know how much we love you.”


521. They say, “Softball is a woman’s game. ” But I say, “Softball is a man’s game played with a woman’s heart. ”


522. “I am glad you don’t think I am heartless. I am nothing of the kind. I know I am not. And yet I must admit that this thing that has happened does not affect me as it should. It seems to me to be simply like a wonderful ending to a wonderful play. It has all the terrible beauty of a Greek tragedy, a tragedy in which I took a great part, but by which I have not been wounded.” ― Oscar Wilde


523. Two young boys sitting on the kitchen floor playing with pots and pans


524. “At Christmas play, and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.” ~ Thomas Tusser


525. True love is a dedication to a cause, it is a willingness to fight for and protect what you have with them. If they are unwilling to fight for it, then they are just playing games.” – Anonymous


526. Never say never in this game because crazy stuff can happen. Mark Buehrle


527. If you can dream it, you can do it. If you can imagine it, you can be it. If you can believe it, you can achieve it and win the softball game


528. “In your spiritual duties, you not only play the role of pastor, but act as the community’s advisor, advocate, teacher, and friend. Thank you for always going above and beyond to fulfill each and every one of these roles!” — Unknown


529. A n*gga like me man, I love the game. I love the hustle.” – Mitch


530. “I’m a jet jockey and I’ve always escaped ever since I was a kid. I’ve always been a weekend type runaway person. Work hard, play hard type thing. It’s not been a mid-life thing at all, it’s been a habit because I think it changes your environment and how you feel even if it’s for the day. It’s a good thing.” — John Travolta


531. “Don’t let the fear of striking out hold you back. Remember your failures, learn from them, and get back into the game.”


532. The service of the pastor is selfless, the service of the priest is precious, the services of the clergy is sweet. I’d be an ingrate if I fail to appreciate every bit of the roles you played in my life.


533. "Life must be lived as play.” – Plato


534. Because equal rights, fair play, justice, are all like the air: We all have it, or none of us has it. That is the truth of it.” —Maya Angelou, American writer and civil rights activist


535. “For some, life may be a playground to undermine the brainwaves of others or simply a vainglorious game with an armory of theatrics, illustrating only bleak self-deception, haughty narcissism and dim deficiency in empathy.” — Erik Pevernagie


536. "You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else. – Albert Einstein


537. Dear dad, you’re the head of the family, beloved husband of our mum and a granddad for our children. How do you manage to play so many roles excellently? We won’t stop admiring you ever. Happy father’s day!


538. You can’t get real happy or real depressed when you play baseball. Baseball is a great sport in that it offers a player a lot of opportunities for atonement. – Mike Piazza


539. Some people are born with wonderful memories and have no trouble keeping things straight. Those born without this incredible ability have to find ways to strengthen their memories. Some do this through repetition exercises, some come up with nifty little games or tricks to keep their mind alert and focused. Jane Peters, Memory


540. Always take some of the play, fun, freedom and wonders of the weekend into your week and your work. – Rasheed Ogunlaru


541. “Good luck to my favorite awesome tee-ball player!”


542. “Good teams incorporate teamwork into their culture, creating the building blocks for success.” — Ted Sundquist, American football player.


543. “To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.” – Isaac Newton


544. “All I wish a sheet of clouds for your bed and bright crystals for the stars. While you sleep, may the angels play sweet songs that bring you bright dreams.”


545. Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and look up at the stars.” – Henry Van Dyke


546. “Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.” ~ Michael Jackson


547. Softball is a game that makes me smile, cry, and go crazy, but nothing ever changes how I feel about playing or watching the game


548. Softball is an easy sport to fall in love because our game is fast paced and action packed. ~Yvette Girouard


549. “I just think the more we’re observed by other people, the less we can observe them in order to play them and find their true condition.” — Logan Marshall-Green


550. “It’s all fun and games until Santa checks the naughty list — here’s hoping he doesn’t check twice!”


551. “Relationships are about trust. If you have to play detective, then it’s time to move on.”


552. A ballplayer is a ballplayer no matter what. As long as you have the spirit of playing, no matter who is in your sights, that’s the only thing that is your foe.


553. “Melancholia is, I believe, a musical problem: a dissonance, a change in rhythm. While on the outside everything happens with the vertiginous rhythm of a cataract, on the inside is the exhausted adagio of drops of water falling from time to tired time. For this reason the outside, seen from the melancholic inside, appears absurd and unreal, and constitutes ‘the farce we all must play’. But for an instant – because of a wild music, or a drug, or the sexual act carried to its climax – the very slow rhythm of the melancholic soul does not only rise to that of the outside world: it overtakes it with an ineffably blissful exorbitance, and the soul then thrills animated by delirious new energies”


554. "In invertebrates, melanin plays a huge role in their immune system. When they have a pathogen coming into their system, they will coat the pathogen in melanin and kill it.” -Dr. Raven Baxter


555. Me and my dad used to play tag. He’d drive.


556. “If the police expect to play against the Joker, they’d better be prepared to be dealt from the bottom of the deck!”


557. “The difference between being in a relationship and being in prison is that in prisons they let you play softball on the weekends.” – Agatha Christie


558. “We play softball, but we ain’t going soft on you.”


559. “I don’t speak on it all, but I notice. These mental notes have always been on point, I’ve never been naïve. Don’t underestimate what I know just because I’m selective about what I share. People think that just because you don’t care to catch them in every single lie that you aren’t paying attention. That’s a mistake. I don’t play detective or set traps or any of that. Time reveals all, eventually everything comes to the light. Your actions dictate our relationship. I don’t keep people in my life who haven’t shown me they deserve to stay. The little things add up. Always remember that.”


560. "Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold well.”— Josh Billings


561. “When you play, play hard; when you work, don’t play at all.” Theodore Roosevelt


562. “Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well..”-Robert Louis Stevenson


563. Thank you for giving me a happy childhood. I remember all the toys you ever bought. I remember every game you came up with. I remember every single fairytale that you made up especially for me. I love you unreservedly. We all do.


564. “If you get started and play the long game, you have a great chance of winning.”


565. “Mindful and creative, a child who has neither a past, nor examples to follow, nor value judgments, simply lives, speaks, and plays in freedom.” – Arnaud Desjardins


566. I ain’t playin. I know I look like a player, but just please give me a chance.