Use tactics to achieve short-term goals and strategies to gain long term goals. Learn to play chess to learn about strategies and tactics.
The national game of Russia is chess. It is a game of perfect information. There are feints but no bluffs. This is why Khrushchev, confronted by imponderables, backed down from the nuclear conformation. Poker, on the other hand, originated in the United States. It is played here most avidly and expertly. The combination of risk, guile, open aggression and refined calculation reflects America and its frontier mentality. Even President John F. Kennedy was not obliged to show his cards.
Arguing with a Trump supporter is like playing chess with a pigeon.
The pigeon first knocks over all the pieces.
Then it defecates on the board.
Then it struts around as if it won the game.
I know agent orange just can’t help it.
He was born with a silver foot in his mouth.
Learn the rules, so you know how to break them properly.
A group of chess enthusiasts checked into a hotel and were standing in the lobby discussing their recent tournament victories. After about an hour, the manager came out of the office and asked them to disperse.
“But why?” they asked as they moved off.
“Because,” he answered, “I can’t stand chess nuts boasting in an open foyer.”