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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Let sleeping dogs lie. - French Proverb

Let fightin' dogs lie - Archie Bunker

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

To play it safe is not to play. - Robert Altman

With foxes we must play the fox. - Thomas Fuller

It is better to play than do nothing. - Confucius

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

A dog in desperation will leap over a wall. - Unknown

When the cat's away, the mice will play. - French Proverb

I ain't in no mood to play 120 questions. - Archie Bunker

If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog. - Harry S Truman

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

We break bones and we lose teeth. We play rugby. - Martin Johnson

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

Play is our brain's favorite way of learning. - Diane Ackerman

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

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

One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards. - Oscar Wilde

Life is a moderately good play with a badly written third act. - Truman Capote

The dog who meets with a good master is the happier of the two. - Maurice Maeterlinck

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

Golf is a game where the ball lies poorly, and the players well. - Unknown

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

Retire? I can't spell the word. I'd play in a wheelchair. - Keith Richards

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

If you play acoustic guitar you're the depressed, sensitive guy. - Elliott Smith

You realize just how bad a golfer you are when you play with Freddie. - Donald Trump

You'd play me chess, about which I don't even know how to deal. - Archie Bunker

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

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

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

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

Sometimes it just feels like the only thing you do is play hockey and eat. - Henrik Lundqvist

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

Why can't a woman be more like a dog, huh? So sweet, loving, attentive. - Kirk Douglas

I look like a real bag lady when I go to Starbucks with my dog and get my chai. - Shirley MacLaine

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

The structure of a play is always the story of how the birds come home to roost. - Arthur Miller

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

The man who complains about the way the ball bounces is likely the one who dropped it. - Lou Holtz

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

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. - Plato

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

Don't accept your dog's admiration as conclusive evidence that you are wonderful. - Ann Landers

It's not the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog. - Mark Twain

Children's games are hardly games. Children are never more serious than when they play. - Michel de Montaigne

A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down. - Robert Benchley

Don't make the mistake of treating your dogs like humans, or they'll treat you like dogs. - Martha Scott

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. - Khalil Gibran

Of course the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you - if you don't play, you can't win. - Robert Heinlein

If you don't want your dog to have bad breath, do what I do: pour a little Lavoris in the toilet. - Jay Leno

The cards you hold in the game of life mean very little - it's the way you play them that counts. - Unknown

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

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

For us in Russia, communism is a dead dog, while, for many people in the West, it is still a living lion. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Did you ever walk into a room and forget why you walked in? I think that's how dogs spend their lives. - Sue Murphy

There are two things in this world that don't last long: dogs chasing cars, and pros putting for pars. - Lee Travino

You've got to take the initiative and play your game. In a decisive set, confidence is the difference. - Chris Evert

Our life's a stage, a comedy: either learn to play and take it lightly, or bear its troubles patiently. - Palladas

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

If you must play, decide on three things at the start: the rules of the game, the stakes, and the quitting time. - Chinese Proverb

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

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

I put contact lenses in my dog's eyes. They had little pictures of cats on them. Then I took one out and he ran around in circles. - Steven Wright

If you're in the penalty area and don't know what to do with the ball, put it in the net and we'll discuss the options later. - Bob Paisley

Among God's creatures two, the dog and the guitar, have taken all the sizes and all the shapes, in order not to be separated from the man. - Andres Segovia

Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable. - Carl Jung


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21-Aug-2018