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Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone. This simple goodness shines straight from their hearts and only asks to be loved.
It is requisite for the relaxation of the mind that we make use, from time to time, of playful deeds and jokes.
Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced, not because it has been sober, responsible, and cautious, but because it has been playful, rebellious, and immature.
Now this relaxation of the mind from work consists on playful words or deeds. Therefore it becomes a wise and virtuous man to have recourse to such things at times.
It's sort of a mental attitude about critical thinking and curiosity. It's about mindset of looking at the world in a playful and curious and creative way.
I have a very dark sense of humor. I swear. I have a very playful relationship with Jesus.
I'm a singer and a writer first. I started to rap by accident, being playful.
My first album is playful.
Mary J. Blige
I guess I'd like to be known for being an innovator, fostering creativity, thinking outside the box. You know, keeping people playful.
The primate laugh is given in playful contexts, and as such has a strong similarity to the human laugh.
Frans de Waal
I have often noticed how primate groups in their entirety enter a similar mood. All of a sudden, all of them are playful, hopping around. Or all of them are grumpy. Or all of them are sleepy and settle down. In such cases, the mood contagion serves the function of synchronizing activities.
Frans de Waal
One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful.
I do not think the American peoples are idiots. They are a very playful and sensitive people! I know them!
Sometimes you have to listen to a CD over and over before you really get it, but as soon as I heard the first note of R&B artist Chrisette Michele's debut CD, I was blown away. Her voice is playful but pretty, light but strong - the woman's got soul.
Indian names were either characteristic nicknames given in a playful spirit, deed names, birth names, or such as have a religious and symbolic meaning.
The puma is, with the exception of some monkeys, the most playful animal in existence.
William Henry Hudson
Fashion should be playful.
Music has shaped men's fashion, and transposed in a playful and witty manner its riding or military heritage. It is difficult to figure out who leads, but music and fashion are connected genetically.
It is in the nature of the New Yorker to be as topical as possible, on a level that is often small in scale and playful in intention.
For one thing, I don't think art needs to be about suffering; sometimes it really seems like it's only the art about pain that is interpreted as profound, and in my work for years I've really tried to deal with subjects that are substantial, not just fluffy, but presented in a more playful, approachable kind of way.
If you're working with someone who you get on with and you're supposed to hate them on the screen, then you get this playful challenge thing where you're trying to one-up each other and that's really interesting. Sometimes it can become like tennis. The harder you hit the ball back, then the harder the hit it back to you.
Sometimes I feel like I'm lacking a playfulness. I envy guys who are consistently able to maintain a playful, optimistic perspective on things.
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