Play is essential to us, all work and no play makes jack a dull boy. Play gives us the opportunity to reveal our true self and also to find the true self of others. “Play is the only way the highest intelligence of humankind can unfold” said Joseph Pearce. It is crucial to fair play in any game and avoid hitting physically. Before playing any game, it is good to know the rules better and try to play within the frames of rules. “Decide on three things at the start, the rules of the game, the stakes and the quitting game” is a very practical and useful Chinese proverb. Life is also like a play. Unless and until we play within the rules, we cannot expect to win life and emerge victorious. Some people avoid playing and take serious note of life. This is not encouraging. We all need at least some play in or life at all age, depending upon the age. Read these collections of quotes on play and enjoy playing.