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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.
The puma is, with the exception of some monkeys, the most playful animal in existence.
William Henry Hudson
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 guess I'd like to be known for being an innovator, fostering creativity, thinking outside the box. You know, keeping people playful.
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.
Eclectic yet classic with a playful bohemian twist is how I'd describe my style.
We all want to be a little glamorous, a little playful and a little mischievous at times.
I remember from my school days Archimedes jumping into his bath and displacing water and coming up with his famous principle, and of course Isaac Newton being hit on the head with an apple. In other words, this realm of human knowledge - which is mathematical, essentially - can have a playful visual element to it.
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 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.
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 have a very dark sense of humor. I swear. I have a very playful relationship with Jesus.
American art in general... takes to surreal exaggerations and metaphors; but its Puritan work ethic has little use for the playful self-indulgence behind Parisian Surrealism.
My first album is playful.
Mary J. Blige
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
The mere existence of 'Buffy' proves the declinists wrong about one thing: Hollywood commercialism can produce great art. Complex and evolving characters. Playful language. Joy and sorrow, pathos and elation. Episodes that dare to be different - to tell stories in silence or in song. Big themes and terrible choices.
Put a picture of yourself as a child in view somewhere, to remind yourself to be playful.
Fashion is so subjective, and I think it should be playful.
I do not think the American peoples are idiots. They are a very playful and sensitive people! I know them!
Sometimes I feel like I'm lacking a playfulness. I envy guys who are consistently able to maintain a playful, optimistic perspective on things.
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.
Fashion should be playful.
One question about a joke is, how well is the strangeness of the situation resolved? At 'The New Yorker', we retain a lot of incongruity, tapping the playful part of the mind - Monty Python-type stuff. We also try to use humor as a vehicle for communicating ideas. Not editorial comment, but observation.
My relationship with fashion is playful and very expressive of what I'm feeling at the time.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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Our patience will achieve more than our force.
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