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„We are in the end game, I'm optimistic that we will be successful. I'm personally very committed“

—  Bill Gates American business magnate and philanthropist 1955

http://www.investing.com/news/financial-news/gates,-others-pledge-$630-million-to-beat-polio-22402 "Gates, others pledge $630 million to beat polio" Investing.com (21 January 2009)
Regarding Bill And Melinda Gates' Polio Efforts (2009)

„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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„I've never lost a game I just ran out of time.“

—  Michael Jordan American retired professional basketball player and businessman 1963

Source: For the Love of the Game

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„You can't just avoid the game by saying you don't want to play.“

—  Brandon Sanderson American fantasy writer 1975

Source: The Final Empire

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„A finite game is played for the purpose of winning, an infinite game for the purpose of continuing the play.“

—  James P. Carse American academic

Source: Finite and Infinite Games: A Vision of Life as Play and Possibility

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„I tried out that Buckethead guy. I met with him and asked him to work with me but only if he got rid of the fucking bucket. So I came back a bit later and he's wearing this green fucking Martian's-hat thing. I said, 'Look, just be yourself!' He told me his name was Brian, so I said that's what I'd call him. He says, 'No one calls me Brian except my mother.' So I said, 'Pretend I'm your mum then!' I haven't even got out of the room and I'm already playing fucking mind games with the guy. What happens if one day he's gone and there's a note saying, 'I've been beamed up?“

—  Ozzy Osbourne English heavy metal vocalist and songwriter 1948

[Laughs] Don't get me wrong, he's a great player. He plays like a motherfucker!
Revolver interview; as quoted in "Ozzy Osbourne "Says Ex-GUNS N' ROSES Guitarist Buckethead Auditioned For His Solo Band" http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/ozzy-osbourne-says-ex-guns-n-roses-guitarist-buckethead-auditioned-for-his-solo-band/, Blabbermouth.net, January 5, 2005

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„It's a game. What you read is not what's happening. The whole planet is in trouble for the same reason“

—  Vangelis Greek composer of electronic, progressive, ambient, jazz, pop rock, and orchestral music 1943

Context: On world economy: "I see the crisis like a theatrical play that concerns the world – not just Greece... But, I am afraid that it is not easy for any country today to decide their own future... Corruption is another way for just a few to benefit... It's a game. What you read is not what's happening. The whole planet is in trouble for the same reason... Generally speaking, yes, greed and capital. In other words, banking".

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„The game which I was now playing in Auschwitz was dangerous. This sentence does not really convey the reality; in fact, I had gone far beyond what people in the real world consider dangerous.“

—  Witold Pilecki World War II concentration camp leader and resistor 1901 - 1948

Source: Lawrence W. Reed, Witold Pilecki: Bravery Beyond Measure, 23 October 2015 https://fee.org/articles/he-volunteered-to-go-to-auschwitz/

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„I respect a lot of players in this league. But to me basketball is just a little aspect of my life. I enjoy the game because it's fun. But it is a game.“

—  Hakeem Olajuwon Nigerian–American basketball player 1963

Slam dunk - interview with basketball player Hakeem Olajuwon - Interview, Feb, 1994 by Spike Lee.
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„We will never be a pawn in someone else's game. We will always be Afghanistan.“

—  Ahmad Shah Massoud Afghan military leader 1953 - 2001

Attributed in Jawbreaker: The Attack on Bin Laden and Al Qaeda (2005) by Gary Berntsen and Ralph Pezzullo.

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„The game is not about becoming somebody, it's about becoming nobody.“

—  Ram Dass American contemporary spiritual teacher and the author of the 1971 book Be Here Now 1931 - 2019

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