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                       QUOTES ABOUT GAMES
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Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.
-Chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower

Football is a game in which a handful of fit men run around for an
hour and a half watched by millions of people who could really use the
exercise.

You play the way you practice. -Pop Warner

Heroes and winners aren't the same thing.

Football is a game played with arms, legs and shoulders but mostly
from the neck up. -Knute Rockne 

Life consists not in holding good cards but in playing those you hold
well. -Josh Billings

In the game of love, the losers are more celebrated than the winners.
-Mason Cooley

There is a very fine line between "hobby" and "mental illness".
-Dave Barry

Sports do not build character. They reveal it. -Heywood Hale Broun

A golf match is a test of your skill against your opponent's luck.

If you can't beat your computer at chess, try kickboxing.

You can't change the score of the game by yelling at the other team.

Ever notice that people never say "It's only a game" when they're
winning? -Ivern Ball 

If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you
work at it, it's golf. -Bob Hope

Golf is not a matter of life and death. It's far more serious than
that.

After the game the King and pawn go into the same box.
-Italian Proverb

Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but
they may start a winning game. -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 

Every day you miss playing or practicing is one day longer it takes to
be good. -Ben Hogan

Love conquers all, unless of course you're playing tennis.

The word `genius' isn't applicable in football. A genius is a guy like
Norman Einstein. -Joe Theisman

No one ever says "It's only a game" when his team is winning.

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year
of conversation. -Plato

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year
of conversation. -Plato

A Smith&Wesson *always* beats 4 aces.

We don't stop playing because we get old... we get old because we stop
playing.

If you must play, decide on three things at the start: the rules of
the game, the stakes, and the quitting time. -Chinese proverb

You can't steal second base and keep one foot on first.

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