Life takes us to unexpected places.. Love brings us home.
Chess is the gymnasium of the mind.
Chess is mental torture.
When in doubt -- play chess.
Life is too short for chess.
The older I grow, the more I value Pawns.
If drink is the curse of the working classes and work is the curse of the drinking classes then chess is the curse of the thinking classes.
On the chess-board lies and hypocrisy do not survive long.
The hardest game to win is a won game.
When you see a good move, look for a better one.
Without error there can be no brilliancy.
Chess is, above all, a fight.
In Chess, as it is played by masters, chance is practically eliminated.
The laws of chess do not permit a free choice: you have to move whether you like it or not.
I have added these principles to the law: get the Knights into action before both bishops are developed.