Games Quotes - Page 4

Chess is a foolish expedient for making idle people believe they are doing something very clever when they are only wasting their time.
– George Bernard Shaw

He gave us the chance to be in the game in the third period by making some good stops, while being lucky on a couple of posts.
– Gainey

With spots quadrangular of diamond form, Ensanguined hearts, clubs typical of strife, And spades, the emblems of untimely graves.
– William Cowper

Tis all a chequer board of nights and days, Where destiny with men for pieces plays; Hither and thither, and mates, and slays.
– Edward Fitzgerald

You give 100 percent in the first half of the game, and if that isn’t enough in the second half you give what’s left.
– Yogi Berra

It should be noted that the games of children are not games, and must be considered as their most serious actions.
– Michel Montaigne

We have a clearer vision of what needs to be done to get on the right side of the score come the third period.
– Gainey

I’m afraid sometimes you’ll play lonely games too, games you can’t win because you’ll play against you.
– Dr. Seuss

It is one of man’s curious idiosyncrasies to create difficulties for the pleasure of resolving them.
– Joseph Maistre

You’re gonna lose some ball games and you’re gonna win some ball games and that’s about it.
– Sparky Anderson

You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.
– Albert Einstein

Of course I have played outdoor games. I once played dominoes in an open air cafe in Paris.
– Oscar Wilde

Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
– Erma Bombeck

It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

One of the advantages bowling has over golf is that you seldom lose a bowling ball.
– Don Carter

I thought we played hard and we had some chances. I missed one on a power play.
– Alex Tanguay

The nice thing about doing a crossword puzzle is, you know there is a solution.
– Stephen Sondheim

Chess is a sea in which a gnat may drink and an elephant may bathe.
– Indian Proverb

Egotism, n: Doing the New York Times crossword puzzle with a pen.
– Ambrose Bierce

Games are a compromise between intimacy and keeping intimacy away.
– Eric Berne