Gambit Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 33 Quotes About Gambit

#1. The game, whatever it was, had to be played out. If the change of rooms had been the opening gambit, so much the better. The game had to begin somewhere. - Author: Ian Fleming
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#2. There's the Ronald Reagan cupped-ear gambit. The press is deliberately and systematically kept away from him. All you hear is a bunch of monkeys screaming at him when they could easily have been brought right up and the president could have stood and talked in a conversational tone. - Author: John Chancellor
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#3. I fight everyday to not let the past overtake me. Sometimes I win, sometimes it does. - Author: Richelle Mead
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#4. What the devil possessed me to reply 1 ... e5?? I compltely forgot that Spassky, like Spielmann in the past, very much likes to play the King's Gambit. - Author: David Bronstein
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#5. It would be as naive to study the song of the nightingale, as it would be ridiculous to try and win a King's Gambit against a representative of the old chess guard. - Author: David Bronstein
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#6. Anatoly Karpov, his by-the-book opponent, was too conservative to pressure Kasparov early in the game, so Kasparov put the pressure on himself with a Queen's Gambit - and won. - Author: Christopher McDougall
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#7. I basically think that I'm a fairly nice, normal person with just a few eccentricities. - Author: Heather Graham
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#8. I would murder to play Gambit again! - Author: Taylor Kitsch
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#9. In my opinion, the King's Gambit is busted. It loses by force. - Author: Bobby Fischer
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#10. A gambit never becomes sheer routine as long as you fear you may lose the king and pawn ending! - Author: Bent Larsen
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#11. I look at improvising as a prolonged game of chess. There's an opening gambit with your pawn in a complex game I have with one character, and lots of side games with other characters, and another game with myself - and in each game you make all these tiny, tiny moves that get you to the endgame. - Author: Steve Carell
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#12. Verse after verse follows, her voice rising to a crescendo and then falling, only to rise again with a new passage, each echoing the same refrain. I never realized how many verses of the Bible boil down to, I tried to tell you idiots, but no - you wouldn't listen. - Author: Rysa Walker
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#13. Bond's mind was clear again. By a miracle he had survived a devastating wound. He could feel his armpits still wet with the fear of it. But the success of his gambit with the chair had wiped out all memories of the dreadful valley of defeat through which he had just passed. - Author: Ian Fleming
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#14. Fossil fuels and mining is a short-term gambit. If we develop those resources at the expense of the environmental gold mine that is the Great Barrier Reef, we will all lose in the long run. - Author: Philippe Cousteau Jr.
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#15. I just wanted to make a record that wasn't escapism. Like, I didn't want to write another record that was devoid of meaningful content. - Author: Dan Deacon
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#16. Launching a nice little war to divert national attention was a gambit no less appealing to nineteenth-century politicians than it is to their present-day counterparts. - Author: Jon Krakauer
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#17. Reductio ad absurdum, which Euclid loved so much, is one of a mathematician's finest weapons. It is a far finer gambit than any chess play: a chess player may offer the sacrifice of a pawn or even a piece, but a mathematician offers the game. - Author: G.H. Hardy
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#18. What?' he said. I'm sure he heard me perfectly well, but like most deaf people he's got in the habit of saying 'what?' automatically to every conversational gambit - I notice myself doing it sometimes. - Author: David Lodge
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#19. When she had failed once or twice to respond to some conversational gambit or other, Bond also relapsed into silence and occupied himself with his own gloomy thoughts. - Author: Ian Fleming
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#20. Young gentlemen with literary aspirations usually start a new university magazine, which for wit and pungency is designed to eclipse all such previous efforts, and I was no exception in the matter of this popular gambit. - Author: E.F. Benson
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#21. To plunge into passionate dispute over the trivialities of so-called honor is a queerer but not uncommon gambit of men who have just come from putting their lives at stake in serious combat, - Author: Barbara W. Tuchman
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#22. Most African Americans, especially the men and women from my generation, would accept the nationalist gambit that says only European Americans can be racists, which is an interesting gambit. - Author: Anthony Braxton
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#23. Bullshitting god would be Max's plan in a nutshell. Miles could even guess his father's opening gambit. He'd point out to God that if He expected better results, He ought to have given Max better character to work with, instead of sending him into battle so poorly equipped. - Author: Richard Russo
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#24. Theory regards this opening as incorrect, but it is impossible to agree with this. Out of the five tournament games played by me with the King's Gambit, I have won all five. - Author: David Bronstein
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#25. It doesn't require much for misfortune to strike in the King's Gambit - one incautious move, and Black can be on the edge of the abyss. - Author: Anatoly Karpov
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#26. What do you call a person who keeps on talking even when people aren't interested? - A teacher! - Author: John Jester
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#27. However statistically improbable the entity you seek to explain by invoking a designer, the designer himself has got to be at least as improbable. God is the Ultimate Boeing 747. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#28. People are best judged by their actions - Author: Max Perutz
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#29. What is the object of playing a gambit opening? ... To acquire a reputation of being a dashing player at the cost of losing a game - Author: Siegbert Tarrasch
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#30. I love 'The X-Men;' that was the first comic series that I was dedicated to, because I feel like you can pick your player. 'I'm the most like Gambit ... or I'm totally a Storm.' - Author: Taran Killam
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#31. Damen felt it then, the first dizzy edge of new emotion, and he let go his hold of Laurent like a man fearing a precipice; and yet was helpless. - Author: C.S. Pacat
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#32. The Wookiee gambit.' he said with a smile. I didn't have a clue what he was talking about, but somewhere in my head a distant memory was forming. He raised an eyebrow. 'Christ, Alex, what have they done to your brain? You don't remember Star Wars? - Author: Alexander Gordon Smith
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#33. There is not a single true chess-player in the world whose heart does not beat faster at the mere sound of such long beloved and familiar words as 'gambit games'. - Author: David Bronstein
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