Life’s too short for chess.
- Henry James Byron
Our whole life is solving puzzles.
- Erno Rubik
This game should give us confidence.
- Glen Metropolit
The score never interested me, only the game.
- Mae West
The bowling alley is the poor man’s country club.
- Sanford Hansell
Never play cat and mouse games if you’re a mouse.
- Don Addis
I’d like to see us be ahead rather than just catching up.
We got away from our game plan. We lost our concentration.
- Aaron Ward
Men in the game are blind to what men looking on see clearly.
- Chinese Proverbs
Games are a compromise between intimacy and keeping intimacy away.
- Eric Berne
Chess is a sea in which a gnat may drink and an elephant may bathe.
- Indian Proverb
The nice thing about doing a crossword puzzle is, you know there is a solution.
- Stephen Sondheim
I thought we played hard and we had some chances. I missed one on a power play.
- Alex Tanguay
One of the advantages bowling has over golf is that you seldom lose a bowling ball.
- Don Carter
It is impossible to imagine Goethe or Beethoven being good at billiards or golf.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
- Erma Bombeck
Of course I have played outdoor games. I once played dominoes in an open air cafe in Paris.
- Oscar Wilde
You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.
- Albert Einstein
You’re gonna lose some ball games and you’re gonna win some ball games and that’s about it.
- Sparky Anderson
It is one of man’s curious idiosyncrasies to create difficulties for the pleasure of resolving them.
- Joseph Maistre
I’m afraid sometimes you’ll play lonely games too, games you can’t win because you’ll play against you.
- Dr. Seuss
We have a clearer vision of what needs to be done to get on the right side of the score come the third period.
It should be noted that the games of children are not games, and must be considered as their most serious actions.
- Michel Montaigne
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
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
With spots quadrangular of diamond form, Ensanguined hearts, clubs typical of strife, And spades, the emblems of untimely graves.
- William Cowper
You can pick the game, but you can’t change the rules.
- Grand Theft Auto IV
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
Whatever games are played with us, we must play no games with ourselves, but deal in our privacy with the last honesty and truth.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
The perfect family board game is one that can be played each time with fewer pieces.
Computer games don’t affect kids, I mean if Pac Man affected us as kids, we’d all be running around in darkened rooms, munching pills and listening to repetitive music.
- Gareth Owen