We develop more emotional maturity if we play more. We develop better decision-making ability if we play more.

Steve Keil

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About This Quote


Source: "A Manifesto for Play, for Bulgaria and Beyond." TEDxBG. Jan. 2011. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote is from Steve Keil's 2011 TED Talk on the importance of play. In this Talk, Keil explains how in his native Bulgaria, the prevailing overly serious attitude has negatively impacted quality of life by measures such as happiness, education, and innovation. By putting more emphasis on play, society improves, says Keil. Play also improves us on an individual level in terms of things like maturity and decision-making, this quote tells us. Watch the full TED Talk here: Steve Keil - A Manifesto for Play, for Bulgaria and Beyond