Quotation Explorer - 'Played'

The world I held so closely, she played me like a game,I released and left her laughing to stand on my own two feet. - Coco J. Ginger
I had no choice but to accept these voices and images as my gift. My ability. Their energy engrossed my music. I played passionately for them. To set them free. They were part of my life now. I didn't chose them, they chose me."...Elizabeth (DESCENDANT– chapter 2) - L.J. Amodeo
You have played, (I think) And broke the toys you were fondest of, And are a little tired now; Tired of things that break, and— Just tired. So am I. - E.E. Cummings
Never ever play with the feelings of others. If you think you have played with the feelings of another and have won, you better think again you might of won the game but you surely may have lost that person forever. - Angie karan
You know, when I first went into the movies Lionel Barrymore played my grandfather. Later he played my father and finally he played my husband. If he had lived I'm sure I would have played his mother. That's the way it is in Hollywood. The men get younger and the women get older. - Lillian Gish
Give me books, French wine, fruit, fine weather and a little music played out of doors by somebody I do not know. - John Keats
I am betrayed and played but right now im feeling nothing pain but to forgive, it's because I love God too much that I can't hate. - AKA
Step up and take the control back. you're not a video game to be played. - Himani Gupta
Something inside her opened strong and raw while she played with those two words. I matter. - A. Lynn
When I played Lady Day, I took Aba onstage with me as a joke. He started singing—in tune!—and the audience loved it., when asked what tricks her poodle did. - Eartha Kitt
Love is a dirty trick played on us to achieve the continuation of the species. - W. Somerset Maugham
I grew up in a hospital and as a child I played in the dissecting room - Gustave Flaubert
Although the many virtues that courtesans possessed were employed to defy circumstances, the role they played depended on the same circumstances over which they triumphed- conditions which to, fortunately for modern women, no longer exist. - Susan Griffin
Fruitfulness may be a better measurement for success than productivity because it is based more in the evaluations of others as to the meaningful role we have played in their lives then in our own importance determined according to the amount of accomplishments we can list. - Karen Burton Mains
Sooner or later the Internet will become profitable. It's an old story played before by canals, railroads and automobiles. - Paul A. Samuelson
Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
If this were played upon a stage now, I could condemn it as an improbable fiction. - William Shakespeare
For when the One Great Scorer comes To write against your name, He marks-not that you won or lost- But how you played the game. - Grantland Rice
As I string, a swift rhythm is played out with my hands, a cadence known only to those who have strung tobacco. To many of the poor workers, the meter and rhythm of stringing tobacco is the only poetry they’ve ever known. - Brenda Sutton Rose
Death is the night sky, the background against which the fleeting fireworks of life are displayed, an empty stage upon which the drama of life is played. - James Rozoff
Don't play with others, or at one day, you will be played by others. - Usama Ejaz
I hate music, especially when it's played. - Jimmy Durante
If Nero had played a better fiddle, Rome might never have burned. - Marty Rubin
Good luck in a way is bad luck not occurring, but the world wants stories of how bad luck happened, and how good luck played a savior. - Daya Kudari
The most disappointing part of real life is there's no soundtrack.I think life would be far more wonderful if a corresponding song played during key moments to expressed the tone & feeling of the situation. - Trevor Driggers
Led Zep played with light and shade, ear-splitting noise and echoing quiet. They could do it all. - Quinton Skinner
Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers, that the mind can never break off from the journey. - Pat Conroy
Golf may be played on Sunday, not being a game within the view of the law, but being a form of moral effort. - Stephen Leacock
I didn't cry when they buried my father - I wouldn't let myself. I didn't cry when they buried my sister. On Thursday night, with my family asleep upstairs, my eyes filled as Agassi and Marcos Baghdatis played out the fifth set of their moving second-round match. - Greg Garber
He felt a furious sense of powerlessness, because he played no part in Alice's life, but by god she did in his, like a daughter whose name he hadn't been able to choose. - Paolo Giordano
I went to watch the Buzkasgu game taking place on a series of fields - some fallow, some plowed and planted- just to the east of the empty Buddha niches. Buzkashi is a form of polo played with a dead goat instead of a ball. - Rory Stewart
This demonetization policy is not harsh, but farce played only on salaried, lower and lower-middle economic class people's lives. - Anuj Somany
Her heart is played like well worn stringsIn her eyes the sadness singsOf one who was destined of better things - Lang Leav
JEWS-HARP, n. An unmusical instrument, played by holding it fast with the teeth and trying to brush it away with the finger. - Ambrose Bierce
Sometimes you only get one chance to rewrite the qualities of the character you played in a person's life story. Always take it. Never let the world read the wrong version of you. - Shannon L. Alder
Beauty and youth. What a dazzling combination. To bewilder and to sparkle. Days filled with sunshine. And men worshiping at her feet. Love was a game she played with wantonness and mischief.-Fabulous - Jofelyn Martinez Khapra
Not only didI love her,but I could tellthe universe lovedher, too.More than others.She was different.After all; I wouldbe a fool not tonotice the way thesunshine played withher hair. - Christopher Poindexter
The demoralization that the debase­ment of the currency left in its wake played a major role in bring­ing Adolf Hitler into power in 1933. - Henry Hazlitt
Religion is the biggest drama, the man has ever written and the God is the best character, the man has ever played that people are still applauding for _Idiotneil - Neil Jain
College football would be more interesting if the faculty played instead of the students - there would be a great increase in broken arms, legs and necks. - H. L. Mencken
I think that as a species we’ve played at being the self-indulgent, spoiled adolescent way too long, and now there are permanent damages and absolute risks that most people are ignoring. - Darrell Calkins
I was much distressed by next door people who had twin babies and played the violin; but one of the twins died, and the other has eaten the fiddle - so all is peace.
You are the only common denominator in everything that has happened to you in life, be it good or bad. To learn/grow from these experiences, you must accept the role you played in each of them. - A.C. Anderson
School was the unhappiest time of my life and the worst trick it ever played on me was to pretend that it was the world in miniature. For it hindered me from discovering how lovely and delightful and kind the world can be, and how much of it is intelligible. - E.M. Forster
A good fight should be like a small play, but played seriously. - Bruce Lee
He knows that if his father had been a different man, or his mother another women, he would have been the same. He would have lived all his years the same way. They played no part. Any combination would have produced the same result. The same man. - R.A.Lucas
Life is the game that must be played - Edwin Arlington Robinson
Sorry! But I'm not a game played when ever you want to play it! - Gina Karablieh
If government played by the same rules as the rest of us, it would cease to be government. - Sheldon Richman
When he worked, he really worked. But when he played, he really PLAYED. - Dr. Seuss
Someone needs to buy a radio station, then play nothing but audio books, with a different genre of book played at set times. That way we can always have something new to read, no matter where we are. - Shana Chartier
Gerry Ford is a nice guy, but he played too much football with his helmet off.
When my dad was young he shot marbles. When I was young I played Marble Madness on my Nintendo Entertainment System. - Kevin James Breaux
War is the game played by old men with the lives of the young - Wilbur Smith
Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey. - Pat Conroy
Everyone loses their class when they travel through hell, but only a few will regain it if they remain humble and accept the part they played in their own misery. - Shannon L. Alder
Authors are but the instrument to be played. The art is inside them, but many people help create it. - Love The Stacks Bookstore
It's the children who never played with fire that get burnt. - Marty Rubin
Music must be played, not executed. - Jerusalmy Raphael
He played the king as if afraid someone else would play the ace. - John Mason Brown
Dream is a screen where uncensored frames get played - Saga Valsalan
A farce or comedy is best played; a tragedy is best read at home. - Abraham Lincoln
The best game ever played was in Monday 3/21/2016, 2 games were played for 40 minutes class sport and in both I win and I and my friend we were going on the 3 game, but unfortunately we didn't finished it. But from here it can be see that I'm the winner! - Deyth Banger
The jukebox played some hillbilly tune; steel guitar and emotion-choked moaning... - Philip K. Dick
We do not owe any soul, except that which played the most vital role in our lives. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Every life has a sound. A voice to be heard. A song to be sung. A note to be played. - Suzette Hinton
Some of us make it out. But the game is played with loaded dice. I wish I had known more, and I wished I had known it sooner. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
To whomever swapped my tattoo cream for toothpaste........ well played. - R.D. Ronald
War is a game that is played with a smile. If you can't smile, grin. If you can't grin, keep out of the way till you can. - Winston S. Churchill
The waters of the stream played the part of the orchestra, and the sunlight provided the dancers. Every now and then a crescendo of wind highlighted the symphony in the clearing by the creek. - Edward Mooney Jr.
Society was created not by men but by women; men played only a side role. - Debasish Mridha
Language exists only on the surface of our consciousness. The great human struggles are played out in silence and in the ability to express oneself.
The mystery that surrounded how their souls were tied, would certainly make a great read in decades to come, but for the time being though, they had to surrender and observe, as destiny played chess with their lives, eager to prevent them from running away from it. - Pertunia Lehoka
You haven’t lived till you’ve played Scrabble in a psych ward. - Artie Lange
You are pitiful, isolated individuals! You are bankrupts. Your role is played out. Go where you belong from now on into the dustbin of history! - Leon Trotksy
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