Quotation Explorer - 'Chess'

Life's too short for chess.
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
It was once stated that God didn't play with dice, but then I discovered that most of the Gods did play with dice. However, they didn't see Destiny playing chess the entire time behind them. They never stood a chance, seeing that Destiny was on both sides of the board. - Lionel Suggs
Of course, errors are not good for a chess game, but errors are unavoidable and in any case, a game without errors, or as they say 'flawless game' is colorless. - Mikhail Tal
Chess is as elaborate a waste of human intelligence as you can find outside an advertising agency. - Raymond Chandler
All opening moves were the same, like in chess. You don't have to come up with anything new, there's no point, because you're both after the same thing anyway. The game soon finds its own way and it's only at that point that you need a strategy. - Paolo Giordano
The reason I believe that emotion is a higher state than intellect is that chess computers don't enjoy winning. - R.A.Delmonico
If God wanted humans to play chess, he would have made us black or white. - Zenna Henderson
If u want to work in Corporate, then u should know how to play Chess. - honeya
Today, some chess games can't go in 40 minutes. One game not every time can finish fast, sometimes it's difficult to win and the ways are odd. - Deyth Banger
I never had problems with my fellow scientists. 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
Avoid the crowd. Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess player, not the chess piece. - Ralph Charell
If you can't beat your computer at chess, try kickboxing. - Claudio Encarnacion Montero
I'm playing checkers while they're playing chessThey make the big moves that make me a little lessEven when I win and beat the pants off of the bestI'm still playing checkers while they're playing chess - Billy Joe Shaver
The best chess-player in Christendom may be little more than the best player of chess; but proficiency in whist implies capacity for success in all those more important undertakings where mind struggles with mind. - Edgar Allan Poe
Magic = Chess, Chess is with strategy, doing moves which people think that they are random, but they aren't random. They are part of the strategy. The same is in the magic. However, the magic, have the ability to distraction! - Deyth Banger
I am usually more impressed with people who are artful in shuffling a deck, than those who can masterfully play chess. - Lionel Suggs
If u know, Chess is the game that teach u about defense not strike.Enjoy ur tempo and win the game! - Maylanie Citra Liem
A chess genius is a human being who focuses vast, little-understood mental gifts and labors on an ultimately trivial human enterprise. - George Steiner
Our situation has the disaffected beauty of a chess game. - Alan Moore
My computer beat me at chess... so I beat it at kickboxing. - Demetri Martin
If chess has any relationship to film-making, it would be in the way it helps you develop patience and discipline in choosing between alternatives at a time when an impulsive decision seems very attractive. - Stanley Kubrick
Listening to a book and in the same time playing chess is one of the best decision ever made. - Deyth Banger
The strategist is a chess player thrown into life. - VIRGIL PROFEANU
Chess, I never thought that I will beat somebody on chess. I just thought that I'm too stupid to play chess, but it looks like the best in the class of math I beat him. He has in math as a result 5, I have 3 - Strange? I don't think so! - Deyth Banger
Chess is a foolish expedient for making idle people believe they are doing something very clever when they are only wasting their time. - George Bernard Shaw
People are governed by the head; a kind heart is of little value in chess. - Nicholas Chamfort
The captain was a good chess player, and the games were always interesting. Yossarian had stopped playing chess with him because the games were so interesting they were foolish. - Joseph Heller
The mystery that surrounded how their souls were tied, would certainly make a great read in decades to come, but for the time being though, they had to surrender and observe, as destiny played chess with their lives, eager to prevent them from running away from it. - Pertunia Lehoka
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