34 Checkers Quotes On Success In Life

These checkers quotes will inspire you. Draughts or checkers (American English) is a group of strategy board games for two players which involve diagonal moves of uniform game pieces and mandatory captures by jumping over opponent pieces.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging checkers quotes, checkers sayings, and checkers proverbs.

Best Checkers Quotes

  1. “These young guys are playing checkers. I’m out there playing chess.” ~ Kobe Bryant
  2. “My computer beat me at checkers, but I sure beat it at kickboxing.” ~ Emo Philips
  3. “Checkers taught me that a King is a man with another man on top of him. But life taught me that that’s actually called a Queen.” ~ Demetri Martin
  4. “Love is like playing checkers. You have to know which man to move.” ~ Moms Mabley

  5. “Unfortunately, the current generation of mail programs do not have checkers to see if the sender knows what he is talking about.” ~ Andrew S. Tanenbaum
  6. “Eternity is a child playing, playing checkers; the kingdom belongs to a child.” ~ Heraclitus
  7. “All voting is a sort of gaming, like checkers or backgammon, with a slight moral tinge to it, a playing with right and wrong.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  8. “I think there’s something wrong with me – I like to win in everything I do, regardless of what it is. You want to race down the street, I want to beat you. If we’re playing checkers, I want to win. You beat me, it’s going to bother me. I just enjoy competition.” ~ Derek Jeter
  9. “I’m like Bush, I see the world more like checkers than chess.” ~ Dennis Miller

  10. “Challenge me. Treat me like a game of checkers and play me. That’s all I’m asking, just play me. Treat me like Sega and play me.” ~ Shaquille O’Neal , Checkers quotes game
  11. “We’re not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact checkers.” ~ Mitt Romney
  12. “I was on the train the other day, and I heard somebody say, I’m really good at checkers. That’s the same thing as saying, I’m not good at very many things.” ~ Demetri Martin
  13. “Checkers is for tramps” ~ Paul Morphy

  14. “Hold’em is to stud what chess is to checkers.” ~ Johnny Moss
  15. “All voting is a sort of gaming, like checkers or backgammon, with a slight moral tinge to it, a playing with right and wrong, with moral questions; and betting naturally accompanies it. The character of the voters is not staked. I cast my vote, perchance, as I think right; but I am not vitally concerned that right should prevail. I am willing to leave it to the majority.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
  16. “I find [Donald Trump] to be a vile human being – one that lies so often, so casually, and with such confidence, that fact-checkers actually cannot keep up.” ~ Chrissy Teigen
  17. “The National League game is chess; The American League is checkers.” ~ Bob Costas

  18. “It’s not that the Democrats are playing checkers and the Republicans are playing chess. It’s that the Republicans are playing chess and the Democrats are in the nurse’s office because once again they glued their balls to their thighs.” ~ Jon Stewart
  19. “He sank into the rocking chair, the same one in which Rebecca had sat during the early days of the house to give embroidery lessons, and in which Amaranta had played Chinese checkers with Colonel Gerineldo Marquez, and in which Amarana Ursula had sewn the tiny clothing for the child, and in that flash of lucidity he became aware that he was unable to bear in his soul the crushing weight of so much past.” ~ Gabriel Garcia Marquez , Chinese checkers quotes
  20. “The farmer doesn’t care for the pitchers’ battle that resolves itself into a checkers game. The farmer loves the dramatic, and slugging is more dramatic than even the cleverest pitching.” ~ Home Run Baker
  21. “I do really well in the traditional board games: Backgammon, Checkers.” ~ Chelsea Clinton

  22. “The Pentagon banned the army from using Chinese-made berets. In a more veiled slap at the Chinese, the Pentagon also banned any alternative form of checkers.” ~ Jimmy Fallon
  23. “It was illegal for black people and white people to play checkers together in Birmingham. And there were even black and white Bibles to swear to tell the truth on in many parts of the South.” ~ Isabel Wilkerson
  24. “I’m never gonna wait that extra twenty minutes to text you back, and I’m never gonna play hard to get when I know your life has been hard enough already. When we all know everyone’s life has been hard enough already it’s hard to watch the game we make of love, like everyone’s playing checkers with their scars, saying checkmate whenever they get out without a broken heart. Just to be clear I don’t want to get out without a broken heart. I intend to leave this life so shattered there’s gonna have to be a thousand separate heavens for all of my flying parts.” ~ Andrea Gibson
  25. “If you want to build a high performance organization, you’ve got to play chess, not checkers.” ~ Mark Millar

  26. “With automatic spell checkers running unleashed over what we compose, our era is that of correctly spelled typos.” ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson
  27. “A reckoning is coming on the state of the internet journalism, because right now, the way it’s set up, there is so much room for libel to squeak through that you’re going to see…they’re going to rewrite the rule book on journalism very soon. They have to, because the bloggers are getting away with so much rumor-mongering about public officials and even private figures because they don’t have editors and they don’t have fact checkers and they don’t have lawyers. There is going to be a price to pay somewhere down the line.” ~ Rod Lurie
  28. “It’s the horsey-shape piece that moves in an L shape. It’s what makes chess complicated, and why stupid people can’t play chess. Go play checkers! Knights are the first piece you look at. They elevate the game. No chess master wants to lose her knights.” ~ Courtney Love
  29. “All my brothers and sisters have stories about Dad like this. I remember, when my sister was about to beat him in checkers for the first time, he knocked the board over.” ~ Terry Gross

  30. “The dog becomes the repository of those model human properties that we have cynically ceased to find among humans. Where today can we find the full panoply of William Bennett’s Book of Virtues-from Courage and Responsibility to Loyalty and Family Values-but in Lassie and Beethoven and Millie and Checkers and Spot?” ~ Marjorie Garber
  31. “Chess is far too complex to be definitively solved with any technology we can conceive of today. However, our looked-down-upon cousin, checkers, or draughts, suffered this fate quite recently thanks to the work of Jonathan Schaeffer at the University of Alberta and his unbeatable program Chinook.” ~ Garry Kasparov
  32. “He had senile dementia and liked to go outside naked, but he could still do two things perfectly: win at checkers and write out prescriptions.” ~ Barbara Kingsolver
  33. “I hope the fact-checkers are turning up the volume and really working hard. Donald [Trump] supported the invasion of Iraq.” ~ Hillary Clinton

  34. “The print magazine and print journalism industry is obviously in a great deal of trouble, and one of the things that happened when this business started to give way to the Internet and to broadcast television is that a lot of organizations started cutting specifically investigative journalism and they also started cutting fact-checkers.” ~ Matt Taibbi

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