Johan Huizinga

Johan Huizinga

Dutch philosopher, historian, researcher of culture, professor of Groningen and Leiden University.
Play is a uniquely adaptive act, not subordinate to some other adaptive act, but with a special function of its own in human experience. Johan Huizinga quotes

Quotes of the month

Jan Chzhu The insatiable character is a worm that eats up the vitality of a person. [07/29/2020 10:07:34] More


Victor Pelevin Man considers himself to be God, and he is right, because God is in him. Considers himself a pig - and again right, because there is a pig in him too. But a person is very mistaken when he takes his inner pig for God. [07/20/2020 12:07:43] More


Rached Ghannouchi I believe democracy will succeed in Tunisia, but I also believe that it will succeed in the other Arab Spring countries. [07/12/2020 07:07:12] More


Author Unknown With each new president of the United States, Russians live worse and worse. [08/01/2020 09:08:09] More


Sergey Lavrov As you know, two are needed for tango. So far, in my opinion, our American partners are performing individual break-dance over and over again. [07/20/2020 11:07:53] More