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The place of chess in the society is closely related
by Boris Spassky

The place of chess in the society is closely related
to the attitude of young people towards our game.
- Boris Spassky

I think that the World Champion should try to defend
the quality of play more than anyone else.
- Boris Spassky

For example, computer defends well, but for humans
its is harder to defend than attack,
particularly with the modern time control.
- Boris Spassky

I don't want ever to be champion again.
- Boris Spassky

 

The Soviet Union was an exception, but even there chess players were not rich.
Only Fischer changed that.
- Boris Spassky

I also follow chess on the Internet,
where Kasparov's site is very interesting.
- Boris Spassky

When I am in form, my style is a little bit stubborn,
almost brutal.
Sometimes I feel a great spirit of fight which drives me on.
- Boris Spassky

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Recently I saw Kasparov and he looked to me as still
young and potent champion.
- Boris Spassky

I try to help developing junior chess.
When I lived in USSR, I got a lot of free help from very good coaches -
now I am trying to repay that debt.
- Boris Spassky

Nowadays it would be reasonable to have an annual world championship.
- Boris Spassky

When you play Bobby, it is not a question if you win or lose.
It is a question if you survive.
- Boris Spassky

Nowadays there is more dynamism in chess,
modern players like to take the initiative.
Usually they are poor defenders though.
- Boris Spassky

Bobby Fischer has an enormous knowledge of chess and
his familiarity with the chess literature of the USSR is immense.
- Boris Spassky

We were like bishops of opposite color.
- Boris Spassky

Nowadays the dynamic element is more important in chess -
players more often sacrifice material to obtain dynamic compensation.
- Boris Spassky

I don't play in tournaments, but I follow some.
- Boris Spassky

We can compare classical chess and rapid chess with theatre and cinema -
some actors don't like the latter and prefer to work in the theatre.
- Boris Spassky

Time control directly influences the quality of play.
- Boris Spassky

On the other hand, chess is a mass sport now and for
chess organisers shorter time control is obviously more attractive.
But I think that this control does not suit World Championship matches.
- Boris Spassky

When I played Bobby Fischer, my opponent fought against organizations -
the television producers and the match organizers.
But he never fought against me personally.
I lost to Bobby before the match because he was already
stronger than I. He won normally.
- Boris Spassky

In my country, at that time, being a champion of chess was like being a King.
At that time I was a King - and when you are King you
feel a lot of responsibility,
but there is nobody there to help you.
- Boris Spassky

Nowadays young people have great choice of occupations,
hobbies, etc, so chess is experiencing difficulties
because of the high competition.
Now it's hard to make living in chess,
so our profession does attract young people.
- Boris Spassky

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Find a place inside where there's joy,
and the joy will burn out the pain.
- Joseph Campbell

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light
is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau

A good question is never answered.
It is not a bolt to be tightened into place
but a seed to be planted and to bear more seed
toward the hope of greening the landscape of idea.
- John Ciardi

Merely to avoid harming others is not enough.
Earn your place in this world by doing good.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Mere tolerance has given place to a sentiment of brotherhood
between sincere men of all denominations.
- Helen Keller

You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I'm trusting and being myself...
everything in my life reflects this
by falling into place easily, often miraculously.
- Shakti Gawain

The world is a dangerous place,
not because of those who do evil,
but because of those who look on and do nothing.
- Albert Einstein

Never give up, for that
is just the place and time
that the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Learn to become still. And to take your attention
away from what you don't want, and all the emotional charge around it,
and place your attention on what you wish to experience.
- Michael Beckwith

The majority of men meet with failure
because of their lack of persistence
in creating new plans to take
the place of those which fail.
- Napoleon Hill

Angry and happy don't mix.
Flush out the angry,
and the happy has a place to put down roots.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In matters of conscience,
the law of the majority has no place.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
- Vince Lombardi

Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
- Abraham Lincoln

Give me a lever long enough
and a fulcrum on which to place it,
and I shall move the world.
- Archimedes

Give me a place to stand and I will move the earth.
- Aristotle

Love is like a beautiful flower
which I may not touch,
but whose fragrance makes the garden
a place of delight just the same.
- Helen Keller

A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
- Yiddish Proverb

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

It is not my place to doubt the sincere beliefs of others.
My job is to question my own beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only place where your dream becomes impossible
is in your own thinking.
- Robert H. Schuller

The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those
who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

You know that place between sleeping and awake,
that place where you can still remember dreaming?
That's where I'll always think of you.
- James M. Barrie

There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it
and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
- Henry David Thoreau

The journey between what you once were
and who you are now becoming
is where the dance of Life really takes place.
- Barbara De Angelis

Take some time in a quiet place to contemplate
the balance between being of service -
both to this generation and to generations yet unborn -
and renewing your vitality with play and celebration.
Without play, one becomes old and dry.
Without service, life becomes meaningless.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

See God in every person, place, and thing,
and all will be well in your world.
- Louise L. Hay

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship
of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.
- Robert Southey

The world is a better place because I am here.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not;
nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not;
unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not;
the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
- Calvin Coolidge

From far beyond this life,
I hear the call.
From place beyond all place,
I feel the call.
From time before all time,
I know the call.
From one before all ones,
I am the call.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you get into a tight place
and everything goes against you,
till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer,
never give up then, for that is just
the place and time the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

When you dance, your purpose is not to get
to a certain place on the floor.
It's to enjoy each step along the way.
- Wayne Dyer

Home is not a structure, but the place that we feel comfortable -
the place we belong - the place of our loved ones.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Plant trees for your great-grandchildren -
for future generations.
Create the legacy of a better world.
Leave this world a better place than you found it.
Literally planting trees for
your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea,
but far more important...
use this symbolism - this imagery -
to represent the kind of legacy
you want to leave to future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My Loved One
You are my ground and you are my rainbow.
You are my butterfly and you are my ecstasy.
You are the start of my journeys and always my destination.
You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nothing is so common-place as to wish to be remarkable.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

So divinely is the world organized that every one of us,
in our place and time, is in balance with everything else.
- Adam Acone

Home is where our loved ones are.
Home is not a structure, but the place that we feel comfortable,
the place we belong - the place of our loved ones.
A palace is not a home without loved ones.
A shack or an open field can be paradise
when shared with a loving family.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Bold Light of Spirit:
Out of the darkness and into the light,
Open our eyes and behold such a sight.
Brilliance of day takes the place of the night,
Boldness and courage are swords of His Might.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lighten up! Slow down the shopping.
Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
Consider gifting hand-made cards with messages
of true appreciation in place of store-bought presents.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

God is Within You!
You yourself are the creator.
If you find that place within you
from which you brought this thing about,
you will be able to live with it and affirm it,
perhaps even enjoy it, as your life.
- Joseph Campbell

The fastest way to destroy love
is to make a goal out of it,
because people who are trying to be loved
come from a place that they're not loved.
- Werner Erhard


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