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"We think in generalities, but we live in details."
Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947)

Famous Quotations

"A chess game is divided into three stages: the first, when you hope you have the advantage, the second when you believe you have an advantage, and the third...when you know youre going to lose!"
Tartakover
 
"To avoid losing a piece, many a person has lost the game"
Tartakover
 
"No one ever won by resigning"
Anonymous
 
"Weak points or holes in the opponents position must be occupied by pieces not pawns"
Siegbert Tarrasch
 
"Never is cold reason and clear thinking more necessary than when victory is in sight"
Znosko-Borovsky
 
"A passed Pawn increases in strength as the number of pieces on the board diminishes"
Jose Raul Capablanca
 
"Do not place your pawns on the color of your bishop"
Reuben Fine
 
"Endgames with Queen and pawns on both sides are among the most difficult in chess"
Paul Keres
 
"The King is a strong piece. Use it"
Reuben Fine
 
"Moral victories do not count"
Savielly Grigorievich Tartakover
 
"Sacrifices only prove that someone has blundered"
Savielly Grigorievich Tartakover