Chess Quotes 653

One quote that I have heard attributed to Pascal (but don't know this for sure) is:
"Chess is the gymnasium of the mind."
— -- from Shawn Decker

Chess Quotes

"The captain was a good chess player, and the games with him were always interesting. Yossarian had stopped playing chess with him because the games were so interesting that they were foolish."
— Joseph HELLER, Catch-22