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Books Bücher 31 - 36 von 36 in ... ready on all occasions. For life is a kind of chess, in which we have often points...
" ... ready on all occasions. For life is a kind of chess, in which we have often points to gain, and competitors, or adversaries to contend with, and in which there is a vast variety of good and ill events, that are, in some degree the effects of prudence,... "
The accomplished chess-player [by R. Roy]. - Seite 8
von Reuben Roy - 1849
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Pandolfini's Ultimate Guide to Chess

Bruce Pandolfini - 2008 - 400 Seiten
...Student (reading): "The game of chess is not merely idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired and strengthened by it." Cool. Did Franklin really write this? Teacher: He certainly did. In any case,...
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The Franklin Affair: A Novel

Jim Lehrer - 2005 - 224 Seiten
...more than chess." R was most familiar with that essay. He particularly remembered the opening words: "The Game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement;...very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the court of human life, are to be acquired and strengthened by it." The smelly man said, "I have always...
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John Jay: Founding Father

Walter Stahr - 2005 - 482 Seiten
...essay on chess, in which he argued that the game was not merely "an idle amusement" but a way to learn "valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life." In one famous story about Franklin, he played a long chess game in the bathroom of his friend Madame...
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Underwriting: The Poetics of Insurance in America, 1722-1872

Eric Wertheimer - 2006 - 187 Seiten
...his otherwise realistic battle with misfortune and the bad turns of strategic design. He writes that the game of chess is not merely an idle amusement;...useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired and strengthened by it, so as to become habits ready on all occasions; for life is a kind of chess,...
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Chess and the Art of Negotiation: Ancient Rules for Modern Combat

Anatoly Karpov, Jean François Phélizon, Bachar Kouatly - 2006 - 116 Seiten
...0-275-99065-6 Praeger Publishers 88 Post KoadVU-s! Westport.cn Of,881 www.praeger.com Jacket d.. i ai 1 tan . 'The game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement; several very valuable qualities of the mind are to be acquired and strengthened by it, so as to become habits ready on all occasions; for life...
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The Chess Player's Chronicle, Band 5

1881
...give an extract from Benjamin Franklin's essay on " The Morals of Chess," in which he says : — " The game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, nsefol in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to become habits,...
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