Chess Quotes

"The ability to play chess is the sign of...

"The ability to play chess is the sign of a gentleman. The ability to play chess well is the sign of a wasted life." - Paul Morphy
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"Chess is as elaborate a waste of hum...

"Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency." β€” Raymond Chandler
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"Arguing with someone who doesn't ...

"Arguing with someone who doesn't know how to argue is like playing chess with a squirrel." - Peter Hitchens
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What have we achieved in mowing down mountain ranges, harnessing the energy of migh...

What have we achieved in mowing down mountain ranges, harnessing the energy of mighty rivers, or moving whole populations about like chess pieces if we ourselves remain the same restless, miserable, frustrated creatures we were before? - Henry Miller, 1940
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"You can't argue with [Donald Trump]... It's like playing chess wi...

"You can't argue with [Donald Trump]... It's like playing chess with a pigeon. You could be completely destroying him and he'll just shit everywhere and strut around on the chess board like he's winning."
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β€œChess is the g...

β€œChess is the gymnasium of the mind.” – Blaise Pascal
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β€œSometimes you win, sometimes you lose....

β€œSometimes you win, sometimes you lose. But the true mark of a champion is being able to rise.” -Tunde Onakoya, chess player
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β€œMost of the gods throw dice but Fate plays chess, ...

β€œMost of the gods throw dice but Fate plays chess, and you don't find out until too late that he's been using two queens all along. Fate wins.” ― Terry Pratchett
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"A computer once beat me at ...

"A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kickboxing." - Emo Philips
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"My computer beat me at ...

"My computer beat me at chess... so I beat it at kickboxing." β€” Demetri Martin
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"Chess is as elaborate a waste of hum...

"Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency." β€” Raymond Chandler
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{Chess Quote} If your opponent off...

{Chess Quote} If your opponent offers you a draw, try to work out why he thinks he's worse off. - Nigel Short
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β€œIn life, unlike chess,...

β€œIn life, unlike chess, the game continues after checkmate.” ― Isaac Asimov
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"I like to play chess with old ...

"I like to play chess with old men in the park. But it's so hard to find 32 of them." β€” Emo Phillips
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"Do your own thinking independ...

"Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess player, not the chess piece." - Ralph Charell.
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"The righteous may find it prudent to cur...

"The righteous may find it prudent to curtail their chess moves, but evil must relegate itself to god's hiccups." ~ Bertrand Tussle
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"My computer beat me at ...

"My computer beat me at chess... so I beat it at kickboxing." β€” Demetri Martin
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"In life, like C...

"In life, like Chess, forethought wins" - Charles Buxton
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"People are not a thing that you can sacrifice....

"People are not a thing that you can sacrifice. Anyone who looks on to the world as if it is a game of chess, deserves to lose." Person of Interest
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β€œOnce you let go of a piece you cannot change your action. I will hol...

β€œOnce you let go of a piece you cannot change your action. I will hold you to your actions, and you must hold me to mine. That is the only way we will actually get good.” -My brother, while playing a game of Chess
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"If a chess piece stays too ...

"If a chess piece stays too long on a square it’s going to lose its value." – Carlo Ginzburg
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"Arguing with an idiot is like playing chess with a pi...

"Arguing with an idiot is like playing chess with a pidgeon. It'll just knock over all the pieces, shit on the board, and strut about like it's won anyway." - Anonymous
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A computer once beat me at ...

A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing. Emo Philips
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"Life is a game of chess and ...

"Life is a game of chess and you never really know when you are winning or losing." -Anonymous
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"In the game of chess, ne...

"In the game of chess, never let your adversary see your pieces" - Zapp Brannigan
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When you see a goo...

When you see a good move, look for a better one.β€”chess maxim
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She is the most despicable woman I have ever met in my life. I have never be...

She is the most despicable woman I have ever met in my life. I have never been so repulsed by someone mentally and so attracted to them physically at the same time. Its like my brain is facing my penis in a chess game. --Jerry Seinfeld
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"It's the end of the tournament and eh...

"It's the end of the tournament and ehh, umm, socks are ehh not the main priority" /Magnus Carlsen (Chess World Champion)
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β€œIn chess rules are fixed and outcomes...

β€œIn chess rules are fixed and outcomes are unpredictable. In Russian politics it’s the other way around” - Garry Kasparov
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"Life is like a game of chess. Your move will g...

"Life is like a game of chess. Your move will get you either closer to victory, or closer to defeat, depending on life's countermove." -Nathan Barnes
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Imagination does not breed insanity. Exactl...

Imagination does not breed insanity. Exactly what does breed insanity is reason. Poets do not go mad; but chess-players do. (Chesterton)
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"Football is like ...

"Football is like chess - just without dice" - Lukas Podolski
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Scientists are a friendly, atheistic, hard-working, beer-dr...

Scientists are a friendly, atheistic, hard-working, beer-drinking lot whose minds are preoccupied with sex, chess and baseball when they are not preoccupied with science. ― Yann Martel
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β€œJust one. The best one.” JosΓ© RaΓΊl Capablanca, ...

β€œJust one. The best one.” JosΓ© RaΓΊl Capablanca, world champion chess player when responding to a journalist's question how many moves ahead does he see.
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