„If anybody tries to play the game of "follow the guru" with me, they will be lost, for they will learn that I am just as confused as they are. The difference may be that I know it.“

—  Leo Buscaglia, Living, Loving, and Learning (1982), Context: About two years ago a young lady came into my office, and I knew immediately something was wrong. Her eyes were kind of glazed, and her head was nodding, and I asked, "What's the matter" She replied, "Oh, Dr. Buscaglia, in order to get enough courage to come to see you, I had to drink a whole bottle of Ripple! And I think I am going to be sick!" Imagining... having to drink a bottle of Ripple to summon up the courage to come to see me. All I do is put my hands out and say, "Hi." I cover their hands with mine and lead them into my office, and I can see a look of panic on their faces, "What's he going to do to me?" I am not going to do anything to you! I just want you to know that I cry, too, and I feel, too, and I care, too, and I don't know everything, too, and therefore, we can start with a common frame of reference — human being to human being. If anybody tries to play the game of "follow the guru" with me, they will be lost, for they will learn that I am just as confused as they are. The difference may be that I know it. A Buddhist teacher once said to me, "Why do you keep moving? You are already there." And all of a sudden it occurred to me — my goodness, I am!
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Leo Buscaglia
amerikanischer Autor und Professor für Pädagogik an der Uni… 1924 - 1998

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—  James Berardinelli American film critic 1967
One-star reviews, Judging by sales figures and testimonials, playing the game has to be an infinitely preferable experience to watching this pathetic excuse for a movie. Review http://www.reelviews.net/php_review_template.php?identifier=928 of Doom (2005).

„Greenberg and I are simply playing different games“

—  Paul K. Benedict American anthropologist, mental health professional, and linguist 1912 - 1997
Context: As I see it, Greenberg and I are simply playing different games and the contrast in our approaches reflects that basic difference. … I play one game and am intrigued by the other but I do keep wondering whether that other game has any rules or whether a computerized robot might not be rather better at it all. But long live both games!

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„Can't anybody here play this game?“

—  Casey Stengel American baseball player and coach 1890 - 1975
Context: This makes a man think. You look up and down the bench and you say to yourself, "Can't anybody here play this game?" As quoted in Can't Anybody here Play This Game? (1963) by Jimmy Breslin; reproduced in "Rocene's Sport Jabs" by Ray Rocene, in The Missoulian (April 21, 1963), p. 11

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„Oops!…I did it again
I played with your heart
got lost in the game
Oh baby baby“

—  Britney Spears American singer, dancer and actress 1981
Lyrics, "<i>Oops!...I did it again</i>" (2000)

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„I'm knowing this could be our last event
Jaweh, Jaweh, Jaweh
I'm knowing I am your youngest descent
I don't want to know your pain
I don't want to play the game.“

—  Dolores O'Riordan Irish singer 1971 - 2018
Are You Listening? (2007), "Angel Fire" · True Music with Katie Daryl performance on HDNet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vfVyMW1bQI

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„We played the games that people play
We made our mistakes along the way.
Somehow I know deep in my heart
You needed me.“

—  Lionel Richie American singer-songwriter, musician, record producer and actor 1949
Song lyrics, With the Commodores, Still (1979).

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„I played this game to win a championship. I am a champion, and I think The Bus’ last stop is here in Detroit.“

—  Jerome Bettis Former American football running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers 1972
Bettis announcing his retirement following the Steelers’ Super Bowl victory in his hometown of Detroit (February 5, 2006http://www.hwwilson.com/_home/bios/1992060806.htm

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