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chess picture quotes

Picture quote by Sayings about wisdom

At the end of the game the kind and the pawn go back in the same box. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Sukh Sandhu about people

Every man needs woman when his life is mess, because like in game of chess; queen protects king. ⏤ Sukh Sandhu

Picture quote by Savielly Tartakower about happy

Chess like love, like music, has the power to make man happy. ⏤ Savielly Tartakower

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About chess

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Best chess quotes

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Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world chess championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility.

Richard Dawkins, scientist

The ability to get ahead in an organization is simply another talent, like the ability to play chess, paint pictures, do coronary bypass operations or pick pockets.

Robert Shea, author

These young guys are playing checkers. I'm out there playing chess.

Kobe Bryant, athlete

What do I do when we're not taping? Sit in a dark room and refine my plans for someday ruling Earth from a blimp. And chess.

Ryan Stiles, actor

Chess is ruthless: you've got to be prepared to kill people.

Nigel Short, celebrity

Chess is a sport. The main object in the game of chess remains the achievement of victory.

Max Euwe, celebrity

I am still a victim of chess. It has all the beauty of art -- and much more. It cannot be commercialized. Chess is much purer than art in its social position.

Marcel Duchamp, artist

Chess for me is not a game, but an art. Yes, and I take upon myself all those responsibilities which an art imposes on its adherents.

Alexander Alekhine, celebrity

It's quite difficult for me to imagine my life without chess.

Garry Kasparov, celebrity

Chess is changing. I hope chess is getting more popular, more spectacular.

Alexandra Kosteniuk, celebrity

Chess is intellectual gymnastics.

Wilhelm Steinitz, celebrity

Whoever sees no other aim in the game than that of giving checkmate to one's opponent will never become a good Chess player.

Max Euwe, celebrity

Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency.

Raymond Chandler, novelist

Chess is mental torture.

Garry Kasparov, celebrity

Chess first of all teaches you to be objective.

Alexander Alekhine, celebrity

I believe that true beauty of chess is more than enough to satisfy all possible demands.

Alexander Alekhine, celebrity

Chess is life.

Bobby Fischer, celebrity

Chess is so inspiring that I do not believe a good player is capable of having an evil thought during the game.

Wilhelm Steinitz, celebrity

Bobby Fischer has an enormous knowledge of chess and his familiarity with the chess literature of the USSR is immense.

Boris Spassky, celebrity

If people will be interested in me, they will be interested in chess also.

Alexandra Kosteniuk, celebrity

Chess is not for timid souls.

Wilhelm Steinitz, celebrity

Chess is not only knowledge and logic.

Alexander Alekhine, celebrity

I learned that fighting on the chess board could also have an impact on the political climate in the country.

Garry Kasparov, celebrity

I'm like Bush, I see the world more like checkers than chess.

Dennis Miller, comedian

Women, by their nature, are not exceptional chess players: they are not great fighters.

Gary Kasparov,

I feel like my mum is in heaven sharing a cup of tea with Lady Fate and plotting my life out like a chess game.

Jenny Frost, musician

Chess, like mathematics and music, is a nursery for child prodigies.

Jamie Murphy, soldier

Far be it from me to force anyone into either chess or dressage, but if you choose to do so yourself, in my opinion there is only one way: follow the rules.

Lars von Trier, director

There was one point in high school actually when I was on the chess team, marching band, model United Nations and debate club all at the same time. And I would spend time with the computer club after school. And I had just quit pottery club, which I was in junior high, but I let that go.

Rainn Wilson, actor

I may play some exhibition games so I don't want to quit the game of chess completely. I just decided and it's a firm decision not to play competitive chess anymore.

Garry Kasparov, celebrity

I stole a piece of the chess set on the first film. I took a piece of the treasure out of Bellatrix's vault on this film. And I've taken my wand and I've got my cloak.

Emma Watson, actress

All this twaddle, the existence of God, atheism, determinism, liberation, societies, death, etc., are pieces of a chess game called language, and they are amusing only if one does not preoccupy oneself with 'winning or losing this game of chess.

Marcel Duchamp, artist

I see myself more as an ambassador of the game. And I hope to bring chess to a higher level in the United States. Making bigger tournaments, more interesting events. Making it a respectable profession for young people to be able to pursue in the future.

Maurice Ashley, celebrity

I think that by and large chess players have been very kind. Like I said there have been a few incidents, but they certainly didn't serve to bring me down any.

Maurice Ashley, celebrity

You all know that each title in the Chronicles has a chess theme; that's partly because of the overall design of the Chronicles themselves - the game of chess as an analogue of the game of life.

Dorothy Dunnett, novelist

But it's also because of something personal. My mother and father met while playing chess, so I've always had a fondness for the game. If it weren't for chess, I might not be here.

Dorothy Dunnett, novelist

Leonard Chess passed, and that was the end of the Chess label for that time.

Solomon Burke, musician

Seem to be telling this, but really telling that. Three-dimensional writing, like three-dimensional chess. Nabokov was the other master of that. You could learn something from Nabokov on every page he ever wrote.

Donald E. Westlake, writer

Never having played Chess before, it was most interesting to be playing the game with no pieces in front of me. But I still knew how to stroke my hair when I won.

Peter Mayhew, actor

The acting is something that will always be a part of my life, but the writing gives me a lot more creative freedom. You're a pawn in somebody else's chess game, whereas as a writer and as a director, you get to call the shots. And that's very thrilling.

Amber Benson, actress

I failed to make the chess team because of my height.

Woody Allen, director

A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing.

Emo Philips, comedian

Blessed be the trickster with his many masks, who over eons proves that chaos is like chess.

Peter Griffin,

I am still a victim of chess. It has all the beauty of art - and much more. It cannot be commercialized. Chess is much purer than art in its social position.

Marcel Duchamp, artist

Life's too short for chess.

Henry J. Byron,

The chess pieces are the block alphabet which shapes thoughts; and these thoughts, although making a visual design on the chess-board, express their beauty abstractly, like a poem... I have come to the personal conclusion that while all artists are not chess players, all chess players are artists.

Marcel Duchamp, artist

In our town there was a Gestapo officer who loved to play chess. After the occupation began, he found out that my father was the chess master of the region, and so he had him to his house every night.

Bruno Schulz, novelist

Theses officers were good friends, so it must have been a terrible argument, because the one who played chess with my father was so angry that he walked over to the dentist's house and got the dentist out of bed and shot him.

Bruno Schulz, novelist

My freshman year of high school I joined the chess and math clubs.

Eric Allin Cornell, physicist

I'd like to go away for six months and learn to kiteboard and windsurf. I love pinochle, I love chess and I love windsurfing.

Christopher Meloni, actor

Sexiness, particularly in movies, is the chess game in the 'Thomas Crown Affair'. It's, it's, I don't know, but Faye Dunaway comes up a lot in that thinking. It's the subtlety of sexiness. The moment you try to be sexy, then it's not.

Daniel Craig, actor

The pitcher setting up the batter. It's chess, and you play with it.

Al Leiter, athlete

Pitches are like pages of a book; they're so important. The chess game; how I set you up early, and how I'll do it differently later.

Al Leiter, athlete

My problem with chess was that all my pieces wanted to end the game as soon as possible.

Dave Barry, journalist

You sit at the board and suddenly your heart leaps. Your hand trembles to pick up the piece and move it. But what chess teaches you is that you must sit there calmly and think about whether it's really a good idea and whether there are other, better ideas.

Stanley Kubrick, director

Ensemble is hard to do. It's like 3-D chess.

Eric Bogosian, actor

I play chess badly and I've been beaten by my 10-year old son.

John Turturro, actor

Life is not always like chess. Just because you have the king surrounded, don't think he is not capable of hurting you.

Ron Livingston, actor

Between rounds of speed chess I read enough of a programming manual to teach myself to write programs on the school's DEC mainframe in the language Basic.

Eric Allin Cornell, physicist

It's a shame to be the face of chess and to play chess badly.

Alexandra Kosteniuk, celebrity

A woman can beat any man; it's difficult to imagine another kind of sport where a woman can beat a man. That's why I like chess.

Alexandra Kosteniuk, celebrity

It's less about the physical training, in the end, than it is about the mental preparation: boxing is a chess game. You have to be skilled enough and have trained hard enough to know how many different ways you can counterattack in any situation, at any moment.

Jimmy Smits, actor

Computers have proved to be formidable chess players. In fact, they've beaten our top human chess champions.

Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist

I haven't played a chess match for several decades. At one point I lost most of my chess games. Then I realized many of my competitors were memorizing the best moves and I was unwilling to do this.

John Harsanyi, educator

Litigation is the pursuit of practical ends, not a game of chess.

Felix Frankfurter, judge

My dad sacrificed many things in life for me. He abandoned a very promising and lucrative career of an army officer just so that he could continue helping me with my chess and accompanying me to tournaments.

Alexandra Kosteniuk, celebrity

Life's to short for chess.

Henry James Byron, dramatist

Every time I win a tournament I have to think that there is something wrong with modern chess.

Viktor Korchnoi, celebrity

The human element, the human flaw and the human nobility - those are the reasons that chess matches are won or lost.

Viktor Korchnoi, celebrity

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Who has the best quotes? Top quotes from American, British, French, German and Spanish authors. 1 Jamie Murphy quotes, 3 Bruno Schulz quotes, 10 Alexander Alekhine quotes, 8 Marcel Duchamp quotes, 3 Dorothy Dunnett quotes, 4 Bobby Fischer quotes, sayings and images.

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