Power of Play

Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.
– Diane Ackerman

Preah Khan, Angkor, Cambodia
Lhasa, Tibet

The true object of all human life is play.
– G.K. Chesterton

Morondava, Madagascar
Rybinsk, Russia

Play is the exultation of the possible.
– Martin Buber

Forte Di Bard, Italy

People tend to forget that play is serious.
– David Hockney

Bamiyan, Afghanistan

We are never more fully alive, more completely ourselves,
or more deeply engrossed in anything
than when we are at play.
– Charles Schaefer

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
La Fortuna, Honduras
Fletchtingen, Germany
Morondava, Belo Sur Mer, Madagascar
Kabul, Afghanistan

Creative people are curious,
flexible, persistent, and independent with a
tremendous spirit of adventure and a love of play.
– Henri Matisse

Greensboro, Alabama, USA
Rajasthan, India
Goa, India

Men do not quit playing because they grow old;
they grow old because they quit playing.
– Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.


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16 replies on “Power of Play”

The game is that medicine that heals with the smile, the lightheartedness and the company of others …
And each photo is the demonstration…

Play is a necessity of life. I believe play helps in cognitive, relationship and behavioural development of a child.

Each and every image of this phenomenal series is outstanding and a joy for soul of the viewer. 🙏🏻❤🙏🏻

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