100+ Best Game Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational game quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Famous Game Quotes

Three times a year, there’s a Strategicon convention, and I go for board games It happens on Presidents Day, Labor Day, and Memorial Day weekends You go and take a look at the new board games and meet a couple of board game designers, and you can check out games you don’t own from the library and then return them Rich Sommer

I don’t care if people say that I am staying hungry and foolish

Chess is everything art, science, and sport Anatoly Karpov

I have been and still am a seeker, but I have ceased to question stars and books I have begun to listen to the teaching my blood whispers to me

Go is to Western chess what philosophy is to double entry accounting Trevanian, Shibumi

If life throws you a few bad notes or vibrations, don’t let them interrupt or alter your song

To develop a long term relationship with a board game is to tease out the intricacies of all the different ways it can nudge you and shape the way you approach a variety of situations and possible interactions with people Eric Thurm, Avidly Reads Board Games

Mannequins can’t dress themselves Stones go wherever you throw them

Marriage is like a game of chess except the board is flowing water, the pieces are made of smoke and no move you make will have any effect on the outcome Jerry Seinfeld

Don’t be distracted by criticism Remember  the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you

Most innovative little board game since chess Michael A. Stackpole

It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it

Bear in mind three essential qualities in all games of intellect Never to show selfishness or to wound the feelings of your adversary To be modest with a good game To lose without ill temper, and to win without bragging Patterson

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea

But it’s still a coach’s game Make no mistake You start at the top If you don’t have a good one at the top, you don’t have a chance to cut dog’s chance Bear Bryant

Opportunities will come and go, but if you do nothing about them, so will you

Independence of thought is a most valuable quality in a chess player, both at the board and when preparing for a game David Bronstein

What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make

As with Steinitz, Fischer’s genius has often been concealed by controversies away from the board Like Lasker, Fischer has raised chess to new financial heights despite frequent retreats from serious play And, like Capablanca, Fischer is recognized by millions of non players and has won the game many new enthusiasts Andrew Soltis

A single day is enough to make us a little larger or, another time, a little smaller

They say that life’s a game, & then they take the board away Alan Moore

It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up

When she moves a chess piece on the board, it isn’t so she can win it’s to move the game forward She’s just keeping us all moving forward Danielle Stewart

You must not ever stop being whimsical And you must not, ever, give anyone else the responsibility for your life

People became more interested in my love life than in me, and that has a certain effect You start to feel very empty and worth nothing, you start to become a piece in a board game you never wanted to play Anna Friel

It’s not what you say out of your mouth that determines your life, it’s what you whisper to yourself that has the most power!

Making a movie in Hollywood is a bit like playing a board game, where you have to throw a six to start Nigel Cole

Do stuff be clenched, curious Not waiting for inspiration’s shove or society’s kiss on your forehead Pay attention It’s all about paying attention attention is vitality It connects you with others It makes you eager. stay eager

Last year, Pandora, who had always loved toys and parlor amusements, had designed a board game With Mr Winterbourne’s encouragement, she had filed for a patent and intended to produce and distribute the game Mr. Winterbourne owned the largest department store in the world, and had already agreed to place an order for five hundred copies The game was a guaranteed success, if for no other reason than that there was hardly any competition: Whereas the board game industry was flourishing in America, thanks to the efforts of the Milton Bradley company, it was still in its infancy here in Britain Pandora had already developed two more games and was almost ready to file patents for them Someday she will earn enough money to make her own way in the world Lisa Kleypas, Devil in Spring

If you end up with a boring miserable life because you listened to your mom, your dad, your teacher, your priest, or some guy on television telling you how to do your shit, then you deserve it

CLUE is a spin on the classic board game It uses the original characters and weapons, but it goes even further in depth than the classic who kills who idea Sterling Beaumon

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be

He felt oddly powerless, as if his entire life were in the fingers of two faceless players maneuvering pieces in the same patterns on some vast board in a game that, for all he knew, had lasted for eternity David Eddings

When life gives you lemons, forget the lemonade Make a lemon chicken and a rich lemon cheesecake Blame life for the extra pounds

I listen to a lot of podcasts, which are split down the middle between comedy and board game podcasts, and a couple of eclectic ones like The Dinner Party from NPR, where they take an event that happened that week in history and give you a cocktail recipe inspired by it Rich Sommer

If you are not willing to learn, no one can help you If you are determined to learn, no one can stop you

There are only three forms of high art the symphony, the illustrated children’s book and the board game Brian K. Vaughan

People often say that motivation doesn’t last Well, neither does bathing  that’s why we recommend it daily

Gods play games with the fates of men But first they have to get all the pieces on the board and look all over the place for the dice Terry Pratchett

I think of inspiration as desire infused with spirit and topped with an almost reckless optimism

I do really well in the traditional board games Backgammon, Checkers Chelsea Clinton

Contrary to what we’ve been told, life is simple We complicate matters with our choices

The game had to be played the same way every day or the pieces would fall to the floor, the board would collapse, and the illusion that you were shaping your own life, that you were in control, would break Kevin Brockmeier

The greatest risk to man is not that he aims too high and misses, but that he aims too low and hits

Not all activities are equal Those that involve genuine concentration  studying a musical instrument, playing board games, reading, and dancing  are associated with a lower risk for dementia Norman Doidge

Failure is when you give up A real winner is someone that doesn’t give up, even when it feels like they are losing

The special thing about games, and tabletop games in particular, is the way they actively train you to think from within their rules Other forms of art do this too, but in a more roundabout way that requires a certain sensitivity and willingness to be taken in by the television show you’re watching or the book you’re reading. With games, it’s a prerequisite If you don’t think the way the game wants you to think, at least a little bit, you’re not really playing the game at all Eric Thurm, Avidly Reads Board Games

Success is the result of actions Stop wishing and start doing

I love card games, and I’ve always loved board games and stuff like that as a kid, and I think it’s that part of your brain that’s engaged in con movies It’s like this Who’s outsmarting whom John C. Reilly

Have you realized that today is the tomorrow you talked about yesterday? It is your responsibility to change your life for the better

A man can learn all of an opponent’s weaknesses on that board said Gilt

It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort And when you bring that effort every single day, that’s where transformation happens That’s how change occurs

Really? said Vetinari, raising his eyebrows Should not he be trying to learn his own? Terry Pratchett, Going Postal

If you want to fly in the sky, you need to leave the earth If you want to move forward, you need to let go of the past that drags you down