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Checkmate Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Checkmate

Please enjoy these Checkmate Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

When neither party can give checkmate,
the game is drawn.
- Howard Staunton

If I allow the fact that I am a Negro to checkmate my will to do,
now, I will inevitably form the habit of being defeated.
- Paul Williams

Whoever sees no other aim in the game than that of
giving checkmate to one's opponent will never become a good Chess player.
- Max Euwe

True love is a process of co-creation
in which neither feels ownership or superiority.
Jealousy is a highly destructive force
for love and relationships.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Life is best when I wish neither to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friendship is all about Mutuality,
neither Individuality nor Singularity.
- Aparna Chatterjee

It is neither wealth nor splendor;
but tranquility and occupation which give you happiness.
- Thomas Jefferson

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We're never so vulnerable than when we trust someone -
but paradoxically, if we cannot trust,
neither can we find love or joy.
- Walter Anderson

Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation
can be trusted to act humanely
or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
- Bertrand Russell

They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor,
nor should life rest on a single hope.
- Epictetus

"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone,
"it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less."
- Lewis Carroll

Where there is charity and wisdom,
there is neither fear nor ignorance.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Know that life is most joyful when you
neither attempt to hurry the future nor to slow it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
- Zig Ziglar

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable...
Every step toward the goal of justice
requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle;
the tireless exertions and
passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The "stories" we choose to tell about our past
are never what a video camera would have recorded.
We can tell a sad story or a happy story,
and neither story is either
more accurate or "better" than the other story.
The difference is that one story causes us to suffer,
while the other brings us joy. I choose joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I was taught that the way of progress
is neither swift nor easy.
- Marie Curie

The snow goose need not bathe to make itself white.
Neither need you do anything but be yourself.
- Lao Tzu

It is neither good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare

Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort
of feeling safe with a person;
having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words,
but to pour them all out, just as they are,
chaff and grain together,
knowing that a faithful hand will take and sift them,
keep what is worth keeping, and then,
with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.
- George Eliot

Neither blame or praise yourself.
- Plutarch

Neither a borrower nor a lender be,
For loan oft loses both itself and friend,
And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
- William Shakespeare

Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate.
The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we.
Set small goals and build upon them.
- Lee Haney

The largest party in America, by the way,
is neither the Democrats nor the Republicans.
It's the party of non-voters.
- Robert Reich

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in.
Aim at earth and you get neither.
- C. S. Lewis

Service which is rendered without joy
helps neither the servant nor the served.
But all other pleasures and possessions
pale into nothingness before service
which is rendered in a spirit of joy.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You can make a lot of money in this game.
Just ask my ex-wives.
Both of them are so rich that neither of their husbands work.
- Lee Trevino

Cheer for endings - whether goals have been met or not -
whether the ending is tidy or ragged.
Without endings, there would be neither the opportunity
nor the incentive to think new thoughts,
and to begin great new projects.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are two theories on hitting the knuckleball.
Unfortunately, neither of them works.
- Charley Lau

The unpredictable and irregular happenings
of life's cycles are an inherent part of their nature.
There are droughts and heat waves, injuries occur.
The lion eats the zebra -
one is nourished, one dies - neither failed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Neither the life of an individual nor the history of
a society can be understood without understanding both.
- C. Wright Mills

A true king is neither husband nor father;
he considers his throne and nothing else.
- Pierre Corneille

I've been married to one Marxist and one Fascist,
and neither one would take the garbage out.
- Lee Grant

Far better is it to dare mighty things,
to win glorious triumphs,
even though chequered by failure,
than to take rank with those poor spirits
who neither enjoy much nor suffer much,
because they live in the grey twilight
that knows not victory or defeat.
- Theodore Roosevelt

A peace is of the nature of a conquest;
for then both parties nobly are subdued,
and neither party loser.
- William Shakespeare

To accuse others for one's own misfortunes
is a sign of want of education.
To accuse oneself shows that one's education has begun.
To accuse neither oneself nor others
shows that one's education is complete.
- Epictetus

Cowardice asks the question - is it safe?
Expediency asks the question - is it politic?
Vanity asks the question - is it popular?
But conscience asks the question - is it right?
And there comes a time when one must take a position
that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular;
but one must take it BECAUSE it is right.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

No stream rises higher than its source.
Whatever man might build, could never
express or reflect more than he was.
He could record neither more nor less
than he had learned of life.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Use, do not abuse; neither abstinence nor excess ever renders man happy.
- Voltaire

Our constitution is color-blind, and neither knows
nor tolerates classes among citizens.
- John Marshall Harlan

I am coming more and more to the conviction that the
necessity of our geometry cannot be demonstrated,
at least neither by, nor for, the human intellect.
- Carl Friedrich Gauss

Legislation can neither be wise nor just which seeks
the welfare of a single interest at the expense and
to the injury of many and varied interests.
- Andrew Johnson

There can be a fundamental gulf of gracelessness in
a human heart which neither our love nor our courage can bridge.
- Patrick Campbell

Privately, I believe in none of them.
Neither do you.
Publicly, I believe in them all.
- Dalton Trumbo

Neither gods nor men can foresee when an evil deed will bear its fruit.
- Bodhidharma

I can only hope that neither of my daughters was scarred by their upbringing.
- Georg Solti

It's funny about men and women.
Men pay in cash to get them and pay in cash to get rid of them.
Women pay emotionally coming and going.
Neither has it easy.
- Hedy Lamarr

Neither fish, flesh nor good red herring.
- Tom Brown

If conquest does not bind posterity,
so neither can compact bind it.
- Charlotte Smith

Two things are as big as the man who possesses them -
neither bigger nor smaller.
One is a minute, the other a dollar.
- Channing Pollock

Each work has its own space, which should neither be
conceived as a sort of cage nor regarded as extending to infinity.
- Marino Marini

Men don't want any responsibility, and neither do I. - Julie Christie

And what my constitutional values are are wholly irrelevant to the job,
and so neither you nor anyone else will know what they are.
- Elena Kagan

My idols are Janis Joplin and Annie Lennox,
who are neither of them from the typical pop culture.
- Natalie Cole

To do two things at once is to do neither.
- Publilius Syrus

I'm neither Democrat nor Republican.
- Calvin Klein

One who sees the Supersoul accompanying the individual
soul in all bodies and who understands that neither
the soul nor the Supersoul is ever destroyed,
actually sees.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Peace does not include a vendetta; there will be neither winners nor losers.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

We wanted to meet him, for though we were neither of
us naive people we had not wholly lost our belief that
it is delightful to meet artists who have given us pleasure.
- Robertson Davies

I don't need arms, and neither does anyone else...
At the very least, a ban would prevent fights from turning deadly.
- Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

Being a soldier, fighting for this country,
is neither Republican nor Democrat.
- Max Cleland

We grow neither better or worse as we get old,
but more like ourselves.
- Bernard Baruch

There's so much mudslinging going on,
and people get so turned off by that.
It seems like neither party is aware of that.
They're too concerned with blasting each other.
- Steve Chabot

The almost insoluble task is to let neither the power of others,
nor our own powerlessness, stupefy us.
- Theodor Adorno

Neither of us, me nor Dennis, is cavalier about a breakup.
We both behaved very honorably.
- Meg Ryan

Persuade thyself that imperfection and inconvenience
are the natural lot of mortals,
and there will be no room for discontent,
neither for despair.
- Ieyasu Tokugawa

Acting is like roller skating.
Once you know how to do it, it is neither stimulating nor exciting.
- George Sanders

I wanted to be Anthony Hopkins and ended up being neither
a film star nor having a career on the stage.
- Dirk Benedict

Logic is neither a science nor an art,
but a dodge.
- Benjamin Jowett

At which time came to us many boats and we suffered them to come aboard,
being not able to resist them, which people did us no harm,
neither of us understanding the one the other.
- Will Adams


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