quote by Bobby Fischer

Chess is war over the board. The object is to crush the opponents mind.

— Bobby Fischer

Controversy War Games quotations

War games quote Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.

A man's idea in a game of cards is war, cruel, devastating, and pitiless.

A lady's idea of it is a combination of larceny, embezzlement and burglary.

I really do think that if for one week in the United States we saw the true face of war, we saw people's limbs sheared off, we saw kids blown apart, for one week, war would be eradicated. Instead, what we see in the U.S. media is the video war game.

War games quote At the end of the game the kind and the pawn go back in the same box.

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

The enemy of our games was always Japan, and the courses were so thorough that after the start of World War II, nothing that happened in the Pacific was strange or unexpected.

A lot of coaches want guys to be loose for games.

I never wanted them to be loose. I wanted their hands sweating, their knees shaking, their eyes bulging. I wanted them to act like we were going to war.

Pro football is a game; not a war. It's for win or lose, not life or death... but say that in the summer, for winter brings the playoffs, and a season is at stake.

War games quote Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.

War is the only game in which both sides lose.

You never win a game unless you beat the guy in front of you.

The score on the board doesn't mean a thing. That's for the fans. You've got to win the war with the man in front of you. You've got to get your man.

Sectional football games have the glory and the despair of war, and when a Texas team takes the field against a foreign state, it is an army with banners.

War games quote Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.

Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.

There is no war on terrorism; it is the great game speeded up. The difference is the rampant nature of the superpower, ensuring infinite dangers for us all.

It is impossible for any single medium to fully capture the emotion and intensity of war. The Battlefield 3: The Russian novel is one window into the experience, and the game is another. They complement each other perfectly.

The great American game should be an unrelenting war of nerves.

War games quote Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.

Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.

Violent ground-acquisition games such as football are in fact a crypto-fascist metaphor for nuclear war.

War is a game that is played with a smile.

If you can't smile, grin. If you can't grin, keep out of the way till you can.

War's a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings would not play at.

War games quote It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.

It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.

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When you play a game of thrones you win or you die.

You have a responsibility to confront the war games - the American killing machine.

It would be a fine thing if war could be conducted as a game where no lives were lost. At the end of a battle combatants could meet [...] and drink and talk.

War games quote Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.

Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.

Intelligence and war are games, perhaps the only meaningful games left.

If any player becomes too proficient, the game is threatened with termination.

There are no accidents, only nature throwing her weight around.

Even the bomb merely releases energy that nature has put there. Nuclear war would be just a spark in the grandeur of space. Nor can radiation alter nature: she will absorb it all. After the bomb, nature will pick up the cards we have spilled, shuffle them, and begin her game again.

One-and-done is the most damaging thing in college basketball.

It brings money into the college game, because it kickstarts the bidding war. When you know a kid can't turn pro and is going to go to school for one year and then go pro, that's when you see everyone going to games and courting players.

War games quote The most dangerous person is the one who listens, thinks and observes.

The most dangerous person is the one who listens, thinks and observes.

Maybe we should always show pictures.

Bin Laden, pictures of our wounded service people, pictures of maimed innocent civilians. We can only make decisions about war if we see what war actually is - and not as a video game where bodies quickly disappear leaving behind a shiny gold coin.

War is the gambling table of governments, and citizens the dupes of the game.

There are no accidents, only nature throwing her weight around.

Even the bomb merely releases energy that nature has put there. Nuclear war would be just a spark in the grandeur of space. Nor can radiation alter nature: she will absorb it all. After the bomb, nature will pick up the cards we have spilled, shuffle them, and begin her game again.

War games quote Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better i

Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.

The doctors may be mapping out the war games, but it is the nurses who make the conflict bearable.

No human mind may measure the blessings conferred by the game of base ball on the soldiers of the Civil War. It had its earliest evolution when soldiers, North and South, were striving to forget their foes by cultivating, through this grand game, fraternal friendships with comrades in arms.

Whichever country you are, if you lose games you are criticised.

It's only when it's England it's like a new world war.

War games quote Be selective in your battles, dont make every problem a war.

Be selective in your battles, dont make every problem a war.

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War may be the game of kings, but, like the games at ancient Rome, it is generally exhibited to please and pacify the people.

To be born to create, to love, to win at games is to be born to live in time of peace. But war teaches us to lose everything and become what we were not. It all becomes a question of style.

War is the statesman's game, the priest's delight, The lawyer's jest, the hired assassin's trade.

War games quote No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is

No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.

Like a baseball game, wars are not over till they are over.

Wars don't run on a clock like football. No previous generation was so hopelessly unrealistic that this had to be explained to them.

That peace that we're after, lies somewhere beyond personality, beyond the perception of others, beyond invention and disguise, even beyond effort itself. You can join the game, fight the wars, play with form all you want, but to find real peace, you have to let the armor fall.

One of the things that I noticed in war was how difficult it was for our soldiers, at first, to realize that there are no rules to war. Our men were raised in sports, where a referee runs a football game, or an umpire a baseball game, and so forth.

God has a hard-on for a Marine because we kill everything we see. He plays His game, we play ours.

My mother's father taught English literature.

When I was about ten or eleven, I could recite Macaulay's 'Lays of Ancient Rome.' While other kids were playing pedestrian war games, I'd be Horatius keeping the bridge.

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