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"But helpless Pieces of the Game He plays Upon this Checker-board of Nights and Days; Hither and thither moves, and checks, and slays, And one by one back in the Closet lays." - Omar Khayyam

"The perfect family board game is one that can be played each time with fewer pieces." - Robert Breault

"No matter what the name, we're all the same pieces in one big chess game." - Chuck D

"If you don't have an end game of something delightful, you're just moving chess pieces around." - William Mcdonough

"The perfect family board game is one that can be played each time with fewer pieces." - Robert Brault

"When you are one of the pieces, it doesn't seem like a game." - Robert Brault

"Lifetime is a child at play, moving pieces in a game. Kingship belongs to the child." - Heraclitus

"Those who approach life like a child playing a game, moving and pushing pieces, possess the power of kings." - Heraclitus

"My problem with chess was that all my pieces wanted to end the game as soon as possible." - Dave Barry

"Java is like a variant of the game of Tetris in which none of the pieces can fill gaps created by the other pieces, so all you can do is pile them up endlessly." - Steve Yegge

"On game day, if I eat fruit - I usually eat fruit in the mornings - I have to have three pieces of cantaloupe, three pieces of pineapple. Everything's in threes." - Sam Bradford

"In the game of thrones, even the humblest pieces can have wills of their own. Sometimes they refuse to make the moves you've planned for them." - George R R Martin

"The world we build tomorrow is born in the stories we tell our children today. Politics moves the pieces. Education changes the game." - Jonathan Sacks

"Life on a lifeboat is' much of a life. It is like an end game in chess, a game with few pieces. The elements could' be more simple, nor the stakes higher." - Yann Martel

"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

"Life on a lifeboat isn't much of a life. It is like an end game in chess, a game with few pieces. The elements couldn't be more simple, nor the stakes higher." - Yann Martel

"It's the old shell game." - Dan Rather

"We are all part of a universal game. Returning to our essence while living in the world is the object of the game. The earth is the game board, and we are the pieces on the board. We move around and around until we remember who we really are, and then we can be taken off the board. At that point, we are no longer the game-piece, but the player; we've won the game." - Kenny Werner

"Pieces of eight, pieces of eight, pieces of eight!" - Robert Louis Stevenson

"Jabs are the lightweight pieces of content that benefit your customers by making them laugh, snicker, ponder, play a game, feel appreciated, or escape; right hooks are calls to action that benefit your businesses." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"The chess-board is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the universe, the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us." - Thomas Henry Huxley

"Relationships are a battle. They are a chess game. And what did I do? I just threw all my chess pieces down on the board at once, and said, "Here! Have them all!" - Sophie Kinsella

"But helpless Pieces of the Game He plays Upon this Checker-board of Nights and Days; Hither and thither moves, and checks, and slays, And one by one back in the Closet lays." - Omar Khayyam

"Spying is a like a game of chess: Sometimes you have to withdraw, sometimes you have to sacrifice one of your pieces to win - preferably a knight rather than a king or queen." - John Rhys-Davies

"The most important feature of the Chess position is the activity of the pieces. This is absolutely fundamental in all phases of the game: Opening, Middlegame and especially Endgame. The primary constraint on a piece's activity is the Pawn structure" - Michael Stean

"The pleasure to be derived from a chess combination lie in the feeling that a human mind is behind the game, dominating the inanimate pieces ... and giving them breath of life." - Richard Reti

"Negotiating with Obama is like playing chess with a pigeon. The pigeon knocks over all the pieces, shits on the board and then struts around like it won the game." - Vladimir Putin

"The clock is just as much a part of the game as the board and pieces, and losing because of time-trouble is no different to losing because of weak play - it's still a zero on the score-sheet." - John Nunn

"I love to win. I'm very competitive in most games, but I think also the beauty of the game. There was something about it, the pieces, the shapes, something about them coordinating together and trying to get the other guy." - Maurice Ashley

"I had to pull about twenty pieces of broken glass out of my hand using tweezers and antiseptic cream. I'm never going to have a game of arm wrestling with Michael Howard again." - Gyles Brandreth

"But helpless Pieces of the Game He plays Upon this Chequer-board of Nights and Days; Hither and thither moves, and checks, and slays, And one by one back in the Closet lays." - Omar Khayyam

"The game of chess. Supposedly men made it up, and it's about war and men and the ravages and the bravery and the genius of commanding and moving pieces and ... No. It's marriage. The Queen moves anywhere she wants." - Bill Cosby

"I think 'Game of Thrones' was extraordinary. I want to do some period pieces. It would be lovely to tell great stories, that is my main ambition. And to be working with amazing creators." - Stana Katic

"Never having played Chess before, it was most interesting to be playing the game with no pieces in front of me. But I still knew how to stroke my hair when I won." - Peter Mayhew

"Spying is a like a game of chess: Sometimes you have to withdraw, sometimes you have to sacrifice one of your pieces to win - preferably a knight rather than a king or queen." - John Rhysdavies

"I'd like to guest star on 'Game of Thrones.' I love period pieces and dark material. I think the show has a good balance of that and some solid characters." - Kyle Schmid

"Marriage is like a game of chess except the board is flowing water, the pieces are made of smoke and no move you make will have any effect on the outcome." - Jerry Seinfeld

"If, during the course of the game, it be discovered that any error or illegality has been committed in the moves of the pieces, the moves must be retraced, and the necessary correction made, without penalty." - Howard Staunton

"The chess-board is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the universe, the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us." - Thomas Huxley

"I'm not much of a chess player, but there is an aspect of the game that I find fascinating. After a while, you can almost see lines of force between the pieces. Areas of danger where it is physically impossible to move pieces into. Clouds of possibility, forbidden zones." - Hannu Rajaniemi

"When you hear the word 'cancer,' it's as if someone took the game of Life and tossed it in the air. All the pieces go flying. The pieces land on a new board. Everything has shifted. You don't know where to start." - Regina Brett

"Life is a zero sum game." - George Carlin

"Play against the Game, not your opponent." - Bud Wilkinson

"Play the game with a smile." - Earl Monroe

"Instead of playing the game "Making Life Wonderful", we often play the game called "Who's Right". Do you know that game? It's a game where everybody loses." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"Business is more exciting than any game." - Kitty O'Neill Collins

"Damaging the enemy financially is fair game." - Alex Pacheco

"The nature of the game is pain." - Ll Cool J

"I compose my pieces with a formula that I created myself." - Thelonious Monk

"Napoleon for the sake of a good name broke in pieces half the world." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"You are my glue. Without you, I'd be nothing but broken pieces." - Miley Cyrus

"Dance where you can break yourself up to pieces and totally abandon your worldly passions." - Rumi

"One problem with politics is that it is a zero sum game, i.e. politicians argue how to cut the pie smaller and smaller, by reshuffling pieces of the pie. I think this is destructive. Instead, we should be creating a bigger pie, i.e. funding the science that is the source of all our prosperity. Science is not a zero sum game." - Michio Kaku

"Golf is just a game - and an idiotic game most of the time." - Mark Calcavecchia

"Prepare for every game like you just lost your last game." - Lon Kruger

"I have a plan of action, but the game is a game of adjustments." - Mike Krzyzewski

"When you watch the game, be a student of the game." - Don Meyer

"Literature is ... a game, but it's a game one can put one's life into." - Julio Cortazar

"The first game was against Wake Forrest - I'll never forget that game." - Bo Jackson

"To stay in the game, you have to stay in the game." - Michael Owen

"We think our PS3 game is better than their Xbox game." - John Riccitiello

"Every game is an away game. Sometimes its hard to keep up with real life." - Beth Mowins

"You're defined by how you play the game, not by the game itself." - Chuck Pagano

"The time I like listening to music most on headphones is, I have a game I play with my brother, he's a musician as well.And he sends me MIDI files of keyboard pieces. So, these are pieces where I just get a MIDI file; I don't know what instrument he was playing them on; I know nothing about his section of the sound of the piece, and then when I'm sitting on trains I do a lot of train travel I turn them into pieces of music. And I love to do that; it's my favorite hobby." - Brian Eno

"These are optimistic pieces, travel pieces that go anywhere" - Tommy Hilfiger

"The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind." - Rodney Yee

"They've healed me to pieces." - Paul Celan

"Baseball is the best announcer game, the game that I first enjoyed playing, and the game I had a passion for." - Dick Enberg

"Lateral thinking is concerned not with playing with the existing pieces but with seeking to change those very pieces. It is concerned with the perception part of thinking. This is where we organise the external world into the pieces we can then 'process'." - Edward De Bono

"The universe may be timeless, but if you imagine breaking it into pieces, some of the pieces can serve as clocks for the others. Time emerges from timelessness. We perceive time because we are, by our very nature, one of those pieces." - Craig Callender

"I understood it all. I understood Pablo. I understood Mozart, and somewhere behind me I heard his ghastly laughter. I knew that all the hundred thousand pieces of life's game were in my pocket.... I would traverse not once more, but often, the hell of my inner being. One day I would be a better hand at the game. One day I would learn how to laugh. Pablo was waiting for me, and Mozart too." - Hermann Hesse

"No individual can win a game by himself." - Pele

"Life is the game that must be played." - Edwin Arlington Robinson

"Golf is not, and never has been, a fair game." - Jack Nicklaus

"Golf is a non-violent game played violently from within." - Bob Toski

"I don't like the glamour. I just like the game." - Ben Hogan

"The game lends itself to fantasies about our abilities." - Peter Alliss

"In golf, humiliations are the essence of the game." - Alistair Cooke

"He who controlleth the backboard, controlleth the game." - Adolph Rupp

"The ball is round, the game is long." - Bjorn Borg

"The kid looks good in his first game." - Gordie Howe

"Decorating is like math, a game of adding and subtracting." - Charlotte Moss

"Less effort in this game makes more results." - John Kessel

"The film looks suspiciously like the game itself!" - Bum Phillips

"Your game is only as good as your practice." - Ken Blanchard

"Win the game in your mind, before the starting whistle." - William Cranch Bond

"To win the game you must kill me, John Romero!" - John Romero

"There is no game in which you cannot cheat." - Carlos Gershenson

"The twelve good rules, the royal game of goose." - Oliver Goldsmith

"Life is a game and true love is a trophy." - Rufus Wainwright

"Golf is a game of endless failure and frustration." - Mike Greenberg

"There is this concept of politics as a dirty game." - George Papandreou

"To me acting originally became an extension of game playing." - Hugo Weaving

"I loved the game. We played because we loved it." - Jim Brown

"To me, a lawyer is basically the person that knows the rules of the country. We're all throwing the dice, playing the game, moving our pieces around the board, but if there is a problem the lawyer is the only person who has read the inside of the top of the box." - Jerry Seinfeld

"Characters tend to be either for or against the quest. If they assist it, they are idealized as simply gallant or pure; if they obstruct it, they are characterized as simply villainous or cowardly. Hence every typical character...tends to have his moral opposite confronting him, like black and white pieces in a chess game." - Northrop Frye

"I can't marry myself to one idea or one form of doing politics or one form of understanding politics. I believe that we have to play the game of strategy, and understand how to move the pieces because this is how the political spectrum functions." - Bocafloja

"I don't recommend trying to cram a lot of long opening-move variations into your head. The main idea behind any opening is to get a strong pawn center and give your pieces a lot of scope so that you cramp your opponent's position and can attack weaknesses in his game." - Bobby Fischer

"Suppose it were perfectly certain that the life and fortune of each of us would some day depend upon our winning or losing a game of chess. Do you not think that we should all consider it to be our primary duty to learn at least the names of the pieces and how to position them on the chessboard?" - Aldous Huxley

"I can't say that there's a common practice that has to do with pitch language or with the way pieces are put together because today, anything is fair game. As far as I'm concerned, my own common practice is a piece that engages the attention of listeners from beginning to end, and doesn't rely on or expect the listener to zone out." - Paul Lansky

"She felt like a chess player who, by the clever handling of his pieces, sees the game taking the course intended. Her eyes were bright and tender with a smile as they glanced up into his; and her lips looked hungry for the kiss which they invited." - Kate Chopin

"This game wears on you. It tears you down. It's perpetual motion for some people who've achieved a level of independence, like Madonna and Jay-Z - they don't need to do music anymore. But there's people who need it. And in that need, that's when it's tough and it tears you to pieces." - Lupe Fiasco

"For 'Inhuman,' it's a 'chess game' series. You have a lot of pieces moving different ways at once, and it's about what they do on their own and what happens when they collide into one another. It's about long-range planning, new character creation, and trying to really build things." - Charles Soule

"It's a mere moment in a man's life between an All-Star game and an old-timer's game." - Vin Scully

"Why do you play a game? I play a game to see how good we can be." - Mike Krzyzewski

"Rugby is a game for barbarians played by gentlemen. Football is a game for gentlemen played by barbarians." - Oscar Wilde

"Life is a game - sometimes serious, sometimes fun - but a game that must be played with true team spirit." - Shelagh Delaney

"The name of the game is efficiency; we have to play that game with our toys and our brains." - Tim Reid

"Trying to manage a project without project management is like trying to play a football game without a game plan." - Katherine Tate

"I helped set The Gong Show. I've done so many game shows. I've helped create game shows." - Jamie Farr

"Life is a game, boy. Life is a game that one plays according to the rules. - Mr. Spencer" - J D Salinger

"We have to win that game. But we have to win every game, that's the way it's always been." - Gary Neville

"When I work a game as an analyst, all I do is look at the game like a coach." - Lou Holtz

"Football is a game of errors. The team that makes the fewest errors in a game usually wins." - Paul Brown

"I think that the game is the game. I think that expansion is good for the game because it gives more jobs to the people and more ballplayers can play, but I think the game is still the game. The ballplayers, they come into the game with one thing in mind - it's their job." - Tony Oliva

"Most organizations only focus on WHAT they do and HOW they do it - tactics and strategies - and they aren't even aware that this thing called the WHY exists. Focusing on only two pieces of a three piece puzzle leaves an organization, or a career, inherently out of balance. Being out of balance, only operating on two of the three pieces, shows up in different ways - increased stress, loss of passion, obsession with what your competition is doing, being forced to play the price game, trouble differentiating. These are all signs that the WHY is missing." - Simon Sinek

"One of the things I like about my profession, and that I find healthy, is that one constantly has to break oneself to pieces." - Liv Ullmann

"Crack'd in pieces by malignant Death." - William Shakespeare

"Puzzle pieces don't always connect do they?" - Ellen Hopkins

"I love you to pieces, distraction, etc." - J D Salinger

"Two broken pieces making a whole." - Nalini Singh

"That passage is what I call the sublime dashed to pieces by cutting too close with the fiery four-in-hand round the corner of nonsense." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"I just want pieces of the world." - Jada Pinkett Smith

"Arrange whatever pieces come your way." - Virginia Woolf

"The beautiful wooden board on a stand in my father's study. The gleaming ivory pieces. The stern king. The haughty queen. The noble knight. The pious bishop. And the game itself, the way each piece contributed its individual power to the whole. It was simple. It was complex. It was savage; it was elegant. It was a dance; it was a war. It was finite and eternal. It was life." - Rick Yancey

"Life on a lifeboat isn't much of a life. It is like an end game in chess, a game with a few pieces. The elements couldn't be more simple, nor the stakes higher. Physically it is extraordinarily arduous, and morally it is killing...You get your happiness where you can. You reach a point where you're at the bottom of hell, yet you have your arms crossed and a smile on your face, and you feel you're the luckiest person on earth. Why? Because at your feet you have a tiny dead fish" - Yann Martel

"Fancy what a game of chess would be if all the chessmen had passions and intellects, more or less small and cunning; if you were not only uncertain about your adversary's men, but a little uncertain also about your own... You would be especially likely to be beaten, if you depended arrogantly on your mathematical imagination, and regarded your passionate pieces with contempt. Yet this imaginary chess is easy compared with a game a man has to play against his fellow-men with other fellow-men for instruments." - George Eliot

"We wanted to create an environment where if a game player enjoyed the "writing style" of a particular game designer, he or she could look for the next game by that same author and not be disappointed." - David Crane

"Practice the game the way you're going to play the game. Practice hard and play hard. Run hard and above all else, hustle every moment you're on the field where you are practicing or playing in a game." - Pete Rose

"Science is not a boy's game, it's not a girl's game. It's everyone's game. It's about where we are and where we're going. Space travel benefits us here on Earth. And we ain't stopped yet. There's more exploration to come." - Nichelle Nichols

"It's a mere moment in a man's life between the All-Star Game and an old timer's game. -During the 1980 Major League Baseball All-Star Game held at Dodger Stadium" - Vin Scully

"If you look at a multi-player game, it's the people who are playing the game who are often more valuable than all of the animations and models and game logic that's associated with it." - Gabe Newell

"I just want to try to ignore the scrutiny and all the distractions and just play hard basketball and let the best come... Improving game by game and trying to improve my game is what I want to do." - Andrew Bogut

"I'm not pro-owner or pro-player. I am pro-football. I want the game to go on. I want the game to be tough. I don't want the game to be a killer of our players." - Jim Brown

"Some people see life as a game of chess, while others prefer to see it as a game of cricket; but the longer I live, the more I think of it as a game of Consequences." - Craig Brown

"Golf is not a game of great shots. It's a game of most accurate misses. The people who win make the smallest mistakes." - Gene Littler

"Golf is a game you can never get too good at. You can improve, but you can never get to where you master the game." - Gay Brewer

"Golf is a difficult game, but it's a little easier if you trust your instincts. It's too hard a game to try to play like someone else." - Nancy Lopez

"Life is a game board. Time is your opponent. If you procrastinate, you will lose the game. You must make a move to be victorious." - Napoleon Hill

"If you cheat yourself in practice, you'll cheat yourself in a game; and if you cheat in a game, you'll cheat yourself for the rest of your life." - Vince Lombardi

"Politics in a democratic society should not be treated like a baseball game, a game show or a soap opera. The times are too serious for that." - Bernie Sanders

"If you're not playing a big enough game, you'll screw up the game you're playing just to give yourself something to do." - Peter Mcwilliams

"Not a game, not a game... practice." - Allen Iverson

"The only game. The game of thrones." - George R R Martin

"Game recognize game in The Bay mane." - JT the Bigga Figga

"There is nothing less important in life than the score after one game of a two out of three game match." - John Kessel

"After the game is before the game." - Sepp Herberger

"Life is like a dice game; one roll could land you in jail, or cuttin' cake, blowin' kisses in the rice game." - Jay Electronica

"Democracy is the only game in town. The problem is [when] people start to believe that it is not a game worth playing." - Ivan Krastev

"If it's a man's game so decidedly that a woman would be soiled by entering it, then there is something radically wrong with the American game of politics." - Eleanor Roosevelt



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