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" The Game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to become habits ready on all occasions. "
An Easy Introduction to the Game of Chess: Containing One Hundred Examples ... - Seite 103
1806
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The Writings of Benjamin Franklin: 1777-1779. v. 8. 1780-1782

Benjamin Franklin - 1906 - 440 Seiten
...Several very valuable qualities of the Mind, useful in the course of human Life, are to be acquir'd or strengthened by it, so as to become habits, ready on all occasions. For I Life is a kind of Chess, in which we often have Points to gain, & Competitors or Adversaries to contend...
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Benjamin Franklin and Jonathan Edwards: Selections from Their Writings, Ed

Benjamin Franklin, Jonathan Edwards - 1920 - 368 Seiten
...vanquished as well as the victor.] The Game of Chess is not merely an idle Amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the Mind, useful in the course of human Life, are to be acquir'd or strengthened by it, so as to become habits, ready on all occasions. For Life is a kind...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Benjamin Franklin, Walter Isaacson - 2003 - 551 Seiten
...to the victor. The MORALS of CHESS The game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to become habits, ready on all occasions. For life is a kind of chess,...
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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

Walter Isaacson - 2003 - 608 Seiten
...his Philadelphia Junto. "The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement," he began. "Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it. For life is a kind of chess, in which we have often points to gain and competitors...
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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, we probably won't ever...
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Benjamin Franklin Book of Recipes

Hilaire Dubourcq - 2004 - 192 Seiten
...CHESS By Benjamin Franklin (June 1779) The Game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human Life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to become habits, ready on all occasions. For life is a kind of chess,...
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The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin

Gordon S. Wood - 2004 - 299 Seiten
...the way he manipulated chessmen on a board. "Life," he wrote sometime during his mission in France, "is a kind of chess, in which we have often points to gain, & competitors or adversaries to contend with, and in which there is a vast variety of good and ill...
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Franklin: The Autobiography and Other Writings on Politics, Economics, and ...

Benjamin Franklin, Alan Houston - 2004 - 381 Seiten
...buman Life, are to he acquired or strengthened hy it, so as to hecome hahits, ready on all oecasions. For Life is a kind of Chess, in which we have often poims to gain, and Competitors or Adversaries to comend with; and in which there is a vast varictv...
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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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Chess and the Art of Negotiation: Ancient Rules for Modern Combat

Anatoly Karpov, Jean François Phélizon, Bachar Kouatly - 2006 - 116 Seiten
...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...ready on all occasions; for life is a kind of Chess." Benjamin Franklin "If your enemy is secure at all points, be prepared for him. If he is in superior...
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