When you see a good move, look for a better one.— Emanuel Lasker
Most Powerful Inspiring Chess quotations
The single most important thing in life is to believe in yourself regardless of what everyone else says.
No one ever won a game by resigning.
Methodical thinking is of more use in Chess than inspiration
The beauty of a move lies not in its appearance but in the thought behind it.
Alekhine is a poet who creates a work of art out of something that would hardly inspire another man to send home a picture post card.
India was China's teacher in religion and imaginative literature, and the world's teacher in trignometry, quandratic equations, grammar, phonetics, Arabian Nights, animal fables, chess, as well as in philosophy, and that she inspired Boccaccio, Goethe, Herder, Schopenhauer, Emerson, and probably also old Aesop.
Look at a football field. It looks like a big movie screen. This is theatre. Football combines the strategy of chess. It's part ballet. It's part battleground, part playground. We clarify, amplify and glorify the game with our footage, the narration and that music, and in the end create an inspirational piece of footage.
Chess is so inspiring that I do not believe a good player is capable of having an evil thought during the game.
There can be no finer example of the inspiring powers of competition to shatter the status quo than Hungary's Judit Polgar.
It's turns out to be much easier to simulate a grandmaster chess player than it is to simulate a 2-year-old.
According to such great attacking players as Bronstein and Tal, most combinations are inspired by the player's memories of earlier games.
No one ever won a chess game by betting on each move.
Sometimes you have to move backward to get a step forward.