Chess Sayings and Quotes
Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous
old chess quotes, chess sayings, and chess proverbs, collected over the years from a variety
Chess is the gymnasium of the mind.
Age brings wisdom to some men, and to others chess.
Chess is a fairy tale of 1001 blunders.
Chess is the only game greater than its players.
The most powerful weapon in Chess is to have the next move.
The pawns are the soul of chess.
Chess, like love, like music, has the power to make men happy.
Chess is the art of analysis.
What would Chess be without silly mistakes?
Chess is like war on a board.
Chess makes man wiser and clear-sighted.
Chess demands total concentration.
In Chess, just as in life, today's bliss may be tomorrow's poison.
You can only get good at Chess if you love the game.
Life is too short for chess.
Chess is a good mistress, but a bad master.
Those who say they understand Chess, understand nothing.
The essence of Chess is thinking about what Chess is.
A bad day of Chess is better than any good day at work.
The only thing chess players have in common is chess
Chess is not for the timid.
That's what Chess is all about. One day you give your opponent a lesson, the next day he gives you one.
Many have become Chess Masters, no one has become the Master of Chess.
Chess is a sea in which a gnat may drink and an elephant may bathe.
When you see a good move, look for a better one.
Chess is a forcing house where the fruits of character can ripen more fully than in life.
Edward Morgan Foster
All that matters on the chessboard is good moves.
Chess is the struggle against error.
Chess is life and every game is like a new life.
Chess is as much a mystery as women.
On the chess-board lies and hypocrisy do not survive long.
Chess is the art which expresses the science of logic.
Of chess it has been said that life is not long enough for it, but that is the fault of life, not chess.
Chess, like love, is infectious at any age.
It [chess] is eminently and emphatically the philosopher's game.
Chess is an infinitely complex game, which one can play in infinitely numerous and varied ways.
When the chess game is over, the pawn and the king go back to the same box.
There are more adventures on a chessboard than on all the seas of the world.
Excellence at Chess is one mark of a scheming mind.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Every chess master was once a beginner.
Chess is a curse upon a man.
H. G. Wells
Chess is played with the mind and not with the hands!
Renaud and Kahn
Chess is above all, a fight!
In Chess, as it is played by masters, chance is practically eliminated.
Chess is a terrific way for kids to build self image and self esteem.
Chess is mental torture.
Chess is not relaxing; it's stressful even if you win.
You cannot play at Chess if you are kind-hearted.
When in doubt... play Chess!
Chess can be described as the movement of pieces eating one another.