“My philosophy
like colour TV
is all there
in black and white”
Monty Python

Quotes, Aphorisms, Laws, and Thoughts
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 At least chess players don't talk. 
 Chess is a foolish expedient for making idle people believe they are doing something very clever, when they are only wasting their time. 
 Chess is the mind's gymnasium. 
 I have come to the personal conclusion that while all artists are not chess players, all chess players are artists. 
 Life's too short for chess. 
 One cannot play chess if one becomes aware of the pieces as living souls and of the fact that the Whites and the Blacks have more in common with each other than with the players. 
 Poets do not go mad; but chess players do. 
 Tactics is knowing what to do when there is something to do; strategy is knowing what to do when there is nothing to do. 
 The blunders are all there on the board, waiting to be made. 
 When the game is over, the king and the pawn go into the same box.