What is your favorite chess quote?

Quotes about Chess have been around since the game was conceived about 1500 years ago.

Here in Cumnor we do like our quotes and even have quotes on rotation but I think we need a few more.

So what is your favorite quote? Is it humorous? Or clever? Or inspiring?

Let us know in the comments or on Facebook or Twitter.

Just to give you a few idea’s here are ours:
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Gareth’s favourite is
“Pawns are the soul of chess”
François-André Danican Philidor

My favourite is:
“The pin is mightier than the sword.”
Fred Reinfeld

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