Word Games Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 36 famous quotes and sayings about word games to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 36 Word Games Sayings

#1. In the context of fiercely monolingual dominant cultures like that of the United States, code-switching lays claim to a form of cultural power: the power to own but not be owned by the dominant language...Code-switching is a rich source of wit, humour, puns, word play, and games of rhythm and rhyme. - Author: Mary Louise Pratt
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#2. You know what I'm great at? Trivial Pursuit. What good is that gonna do you in life? It has the word 'trivial' in the name. The game is basically telling you that you pursue trivial things. Trivial - as in not important. Trivial - as in maybe you should've gone to grad school. - Author: Christian Finnegan
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#3. The very people who shudder over the cruelty of the hunter are apt to forget that slaughter, in the grimmest sense of the word, is a process they entrust daily to the butcher; and that unlike the game of the forests, even the dumbest creatures of the slaughterhouse know what is in store for them. - Author: Lewis Mumford
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#4. Do I rue a life wasted doing crosswords? Yes, but I do know the three-letter-word for regret. - Author: Robert Breault
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#5. Repeat a lie a hundred times and it becomes an ideal. - Author: Ljupka Cvetanova
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#6. Cruelty is a mystery, and the waste of pain. But if we describe a word to compass these things, a world that is a long, brute game, then we bump against another mystery: the inrush of power and delight, the canary that sings on the skull. - Author: Annie Dillard
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#7. If your neighbors talk about you, and you think that they do wrong in speaking evil of you, do not let them know that your ever heard a word, and conduct yourselves as if they always did right, and it will mortify them, and they will say, "We'll not try this game any longer." - Author: Brigham Young
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#8. The key here are two little words: the word 'or' and the word 'and'. Nintendo is not an or company, with games devoted to just this group or that group. We're an and company, with games for this group and that group and for groups that don't even call themselves gamers yet. - Author: Reggie Fils-Aime
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#9. We need new athletes all the time because we need new games every day - fudging just a little on the definition of the word 'need.' We like to have new games every day, and, if we are to have a constant and endless flow of games, we need a constant flow of athletes. - Author: Bill James
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#10. You can sum up the game of baseball in one word: 'You never know.' - Author: Joaquin Andujar
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#11. Read as little as possible of literary criticism - such things are either partisan opinions, which have become petrified and meaningless, hardened and empty of life, or else they are just clever word-games, in which one view wins today, and tomorrow the opposite view. - Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
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#12. Guys don't use the word pretty enough. Like, hey Mike, did you get that shirt at the game? Looks really pretty on you. - Author: Dov Davidoff
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#13. Maybe vagueness has been good for me. The word means two different things in Tokyo and Osaka, you know. In Tokyo it means stupidity, but in Osaka they talk about vagueness in a painting and in a game of Go. - Author: Yasunari Kawabata
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#14. Created a word game to play with a person you're fighting with. Silent Treatment. Nothing happens until one of you quietly says, Hey, you hungry? - Author: Dane Cook
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#15. Men who would face torture without a word become blasphemous at the short fourteenth. It is clear that the game of golf may well be included in that category of intolerable provocations which may legally excuse or mitigate behaviour not otherwise excusable. - Author: A.P. Herbert
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#16. J.J. Watt is larger than life and Houston's newest sports hero, in every sense of the word. He is a guy who spends NFL Fridays at high school football games and actively seeks out those in need of his kindness. - Author: Hannah Storm
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#17. The raw hunk of meat that used to be my enemy makes a sound, and I know where the mouth is. And I think the word he's trying to say is 'please'. Pity, not vengeance sends my arrow flying into his skull. - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#18. Listen up. You're in trouble. Word is the Capitol's furious about you showing them up in the arena. The one thing they can't stand is being laughed at and they're the joke of Panem - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#19. Palindrome as well. My sister's name is Hannah. Father liked word games. He was fourteen times World Scrabble Champion. When he died, we buried him at Queenzieburn to make use of the triple word score. - Author: Jasper Fforde
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#20. Love is a word that some entertain. If you find it you have won the game. - Author: Stevie Nicks
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#21. I was turned down by every record label in L.A. Perseverance is three quarters of the game. Talent's only a quarter. Being able to withstand the word 'no' over and over can build you a pretty tough skin. I knew if I just kept at it, at the very least I'd get better at my craft. - Author: Sheryl Crow
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#22. You know a game is going to suck if they have to put the word "extreme" anywhere in the title. - Author: Gard Skinner
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#23. People talk about retiring. I never said that r-word. People though I went away after the Olympic Games. I took time off to do something I've always wanted to be - a mother. - Author: Gail Devers
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#24. Most of the people who had PCs did not have modems and could not use those PCs as communicating devices. They really were using them for spreadsheets or word processing or storing recipes or playing games or what have you. - Author: Steve Case
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#25. I love my iPhone - I've actually gotten into games, and I find them really relaxing. Don't laugh at me, but I have 'Sally's Spa' - fantastic; 'Penguin Catapult' - it's great; and 'Word Solitaire' is my new favorite. - Author: Tabatha Coffey
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#26. Impulsively, I lean forward and kiss him, stopping his word. This is probably overdue anyway since he's right, we are supposed to be madly in love. - Author: Suzanne Collins
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#27. That's what games are, in the end. Teachers. Fun is just another word for learning. - Author: Raph Koster
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#28. I'm just a big homebody and love word games like Scrabble and Boggle. - Author: Sung Hi Lee
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#29. There's too much - I don't know what the word is - scientology in the game. - Author: David Pleat
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#30. What a polite game tennis is. The chief word in it seems to be "sorry" and admiration of each other's play crosses the net as frequently as the ball. - Author: James M. Barrie
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#31. But didn't you say you were satisfied with your life?"
"Word games," I dismissed. "Every army needs a flag. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#32. There's truths there that spiral out of what appears to be just a word game. That's what I find mystifying about the meanings of things: they kind of unscrew themselves from the practical words. - Author: Tom Waits
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#33. He delighted in writing, in the joinery and embellishment of his sentences, in the consciousness of high rare virtue when every word had been used in its purest and most precise sense, in the kitten games of syntax and rhetoric. Words could do anything except generate their own meaning. - Author: Evelyn Waugh
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#34. Writing directly from a feeling of anger or sadness is difficult, but if you distract part of your brain with word games, the ignored emotion often tiptoes in. - Author: Matthea Harvey
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#35. I've been playing the CNN Drinking Game, have you ever played that? Where you do a shot every time George Bush says the word "evil"? Oh, I'm a wreck! You gotta do a double shot every time he says "evildoers". Chug the bottle for "axis of evil". Are you a president or an exorcist?! - Author: Doug Stanhope
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#36. Have fun and play as many word games as possible. - Author: Sophie Winkleman
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