Can We Play Now?

Throwing the ball with man’s best friend

The need for setting aside time for fun



Dog with ball in mouth waiting to play with someone

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France is a dog-hole. - William Shakespeare

Every dog has his day. - Unknown

Let fightin' dogs lie - Archie Bunker

The dog is the god of frolic. - Henry Ward Beecher

A hard dog to keep on the porch. - Hillary Clinton

Life is more fun if you play games. - Roald Dahl

It's okay to play with your food. - Emeril Lagasse

The gods play games with men as balls. - Titus Maccius Plautus

Work hard, play hard, change the world. - Amazon.com Motto

Dogs that bark at a distance never bite. - Unknown

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

The more I see of men, the more I like dogs. - Madame de Stael

If you don't play to win, why keep score? - Unknown

He who lies down with dogs, rises with fleas. - English Proverb

Throw physic to the dogs; I'll none of it. - William Shakespeare

Play always as if in the presence of a master. - Robert Schumann

Don't think to hunt two hares with one dog. - Benjamin Franklin

The world is a stage, but the play is badly cast. - Oscar Wilde

Dogs got personality. Personality goes a long way. - Quentin Tarantino

Some guys play hockey. Gretzky plays 40-mph chess. - Lowell Cohn

I'd just as soon play tennis with the net down. - Robert Frost

Dogs can't operate an MRI machine but cats can. - Unknown

I love a dog. He does nothing for political reasons. - Will Rogers

I spilled spot remover on my dog. Now he's gone. - Steven Wright

A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of. - Ogden Nash

No one can whistle a symphony. It takes an orchestra to play it. - H.E. Luccock

When a man's best friend is his dog, that dog has a problem. - Edward Abbey

A gentleman is a man who can play the accordion but doesn't. - Unknown

If dogs could talk, it would take a lot of fun out of owning one. - Andrew A. Rooney

Even if the ball was wrapped in bacon, Lassie couldn't find it. - Unknown

I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow, than a man swear he loves me. - William Shakespeare

Play is the only way the highest intelligence of humankind can unfold. - Joseph C. Pearce

I never play cricket. It requires one to assume such indecent postures. - Oscar Wilde

It is when we all play safe that we create a world of utmost insecurity. - Dag Hammarskjold

The slow motion replay doesn't show how fast the ball was traveling. - Richard Benaud

Creative play is like a spring that bubbles up from deep within a child. - Joan Almon

Life is like a piano. What you get out of it depends on how you play it. - Tom Lehrer

There's no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face. - Bernard Williams

The most important thing about batting is getting the bat to hit the ball. - Michael Holding

Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you. - Mary Bly

I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult. - Rita Rudner

When healthy competition prevails - you come out to play and you play to win. - Lorii Myers

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

Retirement means no pressure, no stress, no heartache... unless you play golf. - Gene Perret

I'm always suspicious of games where you're the only ones that play it. - Jack Charlton

Diplomacy is the art of saying, "Nice doggie" until you can find a rock. - Will Rogers

Work and play are words used to describe the same thing under differing conditions. - Mark Twain

Raising boys is like raising puppies. One must take them for a walk every few hours. - Jody Defries

Some people play a horse to win, some to place. I should have bet this horse to live. - Henny Youngman

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

The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things. - Plato

I actually have a stash of wigs for Halloween. But only for that. Not to play dress-up. - Alexa Vega

I love working in Canada. The ovation is great. It makes me feel like I'm the top dog. - Owen Hart

Why do dogs always race to the door when the doorbell rings? It's hardly ever for them. - Harry Hill

Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea. - Robert A. Heinlein

When I go home, I play with my baby dolls and strollers and diaper bags, and play with my sisters. - Dakota Fanning

You do not play hockey for good seasons. You play to win the Stanley Cup. It has to be the objective. - Guy Lafleur

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs. - Christopher Hampton

It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part, the rest are lost in the multitude. - Voltaire

Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat. - Ralph Ellison

It's tough to stay married. My wife kisses the dog on the lips, yet she won't drink from my glass! - Rodney Dangerfield

The reason women don't play football is because 11 of them would never wear the same outfit in public. - Phyllis Diller

An actor really is a kind of intermediary between an audience and the piece, whether it's a play or movie. - Christopher Walken

We've begun to long for the pitter-patter of little feet, so we bought a dog. It's cheaper and you get more feet. - Rita Rudner

I went to a Catholic boys' school for a year, but that was to play hockey. Religion class was quite contentious for me. - Keanu Reeves

I've learned that the important thing is to know that you've tried your very hardest, gave 100 percent on every play. - George Rogers

My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can't decide whether to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives. - Rita Rudner

Play is the highest expression of human development in childhood for it alone is the free expression of what is in a child's soul. - Friedrich Frobel

Cricket civilizes people and creates good gentlemen. I want everyone to play cricket in Zimbabwe; I want ours to be a nation of gentlemen. - Robert Mugabe

Never play cards with a man called Doc, never eat at a place called Mom's, and never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own. - Nelson Algren


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22-Apr-2018