Child’s play is the exultation of the possible.
– Martin Buber
Children at play are not playing about.
Their games should be seen as their most serious minded activity.
– Michel de Montaigne
Play is the highest form of research.
– Albert Einstein
Man is most nearly himself when
he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
Time is a game played beautifully by children.
– Heraclitus, Fragments
Deep meaning lies often in childish play.
– Johann Friedrich von Schiller
No matter how dire the situation, how dangerous the environment,
children need to play.
Whether it is splashing in puddles or climbing on abandoned tanks,
their world of make believe is almost as important as food and shelter.
The true object of all human life is play.
– G. K. Chesterton
Whoever wants to understand much must play much.
– Gottfried Benn
People tend to forget that play is serious.
– David Hockney
We don’t stop playing because we grow old;
we grow old because we stop playing.
– George Bernard Shaw