Sir John Simon Quotes

There are people who beat you before the game begins by the confident way in which they arrange the pieces, by the authority with which they make a move, almost by the way they look out of the window or drum their fingers while they are waiting for you to play. Sir John Simon (on chess)

Chess is not only the most ancient, but also the most universal game in the world. Sir John Simon

Germany was much closer to us physically, so that their [air] menace though not close to us in time was closer to our hearts. Sir John Simon