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Quotes of Plays

  1. I'm not suggesting that the play is without fault; all of my plays are imperfect, I'm rather happy to say -it leaves me something to do. – Edward Albee
  2. In a great romance, each person basically plays a part that the other really likes. – Elizabeth Ashley
  3. Violence is never a solution in my plays just as ultimately violence is never a solution in human affairs. – Edward Bond
  4. And here where the fact that we've given over half a billion dollars to New York really plays a role, because New York has already made a lot of investments in the kinds of things which you'd expect to have as basic security. – Michael Chertoff
  5. When an actor plays a scene exactly the way a director orders, it isn't acting. It's following instructions. Anyone with the physical qualifications can do that. – James Dean
  6. Depending on what your interest in theater is, I always recommend working on plays It's a great way to be introduced to the field, and also a great way to be seen by agents and representation. I'm also a great advocate for studying acting at a drama school or a college. – Chiwetel Ejiofor
  7. I was already devouring literature and I was the ripe old age of 15 when I decided to be an actor. I just thought plays were the most fantastic way of expressing life. I thought I'd discovered Shakespeare- 'hey, there's a new guy in town, don't know if anyone's read him.' I was just excited about the whole thing, from day one. – Chiwetel Ejiofor
  8. I would take plays and I would cut out all the other dialogue and make long monologues because I felt the other kids weren't taking it as seriously as I did. – Sally Field
  9. My first few plays took place in the South and even The Lucky Spot was in the thirties but in Louisiana. – Beth Henley
  10. My best chance is that, in a happy moment, I hit upon St Francis as the subject for a series of plays Others might have written them better: but, as I have written them, the advantage will probably remain mine. – Laurence Housman
  11. For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports, and should be deemed as their most serious actions. – Michel de Montaigne
  12. We all went to Kelsey's wedding, and yeah, we go to parties. We also go to each other's house. A group of us got together over at Kelsey's and just read through some plays just for the fun of it. That may not be everyone's idea of a good time, but we had a good time. – David Hyde Pierce
  13. I'm sick of all these knights in shining armor parts, I want to do something worthwhile like plays and films that have something to say. – Tyrone Power
  14. I write the music, produce it and the band plays within the parameters that I set. – Sting
  15. Probably induced by the asthma, I started reading and writing early on, my literary efforts from the age of about nine running chiefly to poetry and plays – Patrick White

Usage examples for Plays

  1. An enlightened censorship would possibly license Ghosts; but it would certainly suppress many of the other plays – The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet by George Bernard Shaw
  2. " We're not prepared for quite such heavy plays as a general thing. – Loaded Dice by Ellery H. Clark
  3. " Van Horn plays cards different from everybody else," was all he said. – Laramie Holds the Range by Frank H. Spearman
  4. Everybody plays in Istamboul- and most people sing love- songs. – Mr. Isaacs by F. Marion Crawford
  5. He liked to see plays acted by persons with whom he was familiar. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  6. What plays you may say, are left? – Another Sheaf by John Galsworthy
  7. Massinger's plays breathe the opposite spirit; Shakspeare's the spirit of wisdom which is for all ages. – Literary Remains, Vol. 2 by Coleridge
  8. What do you care who else plays there? – The Reclaimers by Margaret Hill McCarter
  9. It is a curious thing that the lyrics in the plays most popular with composers are either frankly not by Shakespeare or are very doubtful. – Shakespeare and Music by Christopher Wilson
  10. It is a wonderful old clock, and every quarter of an hour it plays a tune- a very attractive performance, unless you happen to live opposite. – A Surgeon in Belgium by Henry Sessions Souttar
  11. " Tom plays a good game," said Steve. – Left End Edwards by Ralph Henry Barbour
  12. The plays were generally held at Gallegos, the quarter of the 43d, and which were indeed got up in a surprising style, considering the means of doing so. – Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade by William Surtees
  13. He plays right guard, and he plays it well. – Left End Edwards by Ralph Henry Barbour
  14. The system of command was as rotten in the Army of the Potomac as in the Armies of Northern Virginia and of the Valley it was sound; and the system of command plays a most important part in war. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  15. Why, he plays with the children just- just like any good man might. – The Rustlers of Pecos County by Zane Grey
  16. Do you know, Larpent, I often think to myself what odd tricks Fate plays – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell
  17. Their books went through many editions for that age, many more than the majority of Shakespeare's plays – The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare by J. J. Jusserand
  18. Every writer must write at least four plays – Reminiscences of Anton Chekhov by Maxim Gorky Alexander Kuprin I. A. Bunin
  19. The wind plays a big part in the intensity of a forest fire. – The School Book of Forestry by Charles Lathrop Pack
  20. Loyalty to the great dramatic poet of the nation plays its part. – The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller by Calvin Thomas

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