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

"As one by one I mowed them down, my superiority soon became apparent."
— CAPABLANCA, My Chess Career

  (You could look at that statement as astounding egotism or the simple truth, and either way I guess you'd probably be right. - Timothy Hanke)