Robert Byrne, fully Robert Leo Byrne

Robert
Byrne, fully Robert Leo Byrne
1928

American Chess Master, Editor, Author,Professor of Philosophy and Billiards Player

Author Quotes

Winter is nature's way of saying "Up yours."

When the going gets tough, the smart get lost.

Until you walk a mile in another man's moccasins you can't imagine the smell.

The trouble with solitude is that there is no one to share it with.

There are two kinds of people, those who finish what they start and so on.

Tumescence is the period between pubescence and senescence.

Prejudices save time.

One reason people get divorced is that they run out of gift ideas for each other.

Partying is such sweet sorrow.

No one ever committed suicide while reading a good book, but many have tried while trying to write one.

One of the disadvantages of having children is that they eventually get old enough to give you presents they make at school.

Never trust anyone over-dirty.

Memorial Service: Farewell party for someone who already left.

Messages women send to men are often lost in the male.

Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life.

Love will find a lay.

In order to preserve your self-respect, it is sometimes necessary to lie and cheat.

In case of a water landing, the flight attendant can be used as a flotation device.

He who hesitates is bossed.

Get in good physical condition before submitting to bondage. You should be fit to be tied.

Getting caught is the mother of invention.

Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.

Doing a thing well is often a waste of time.

Everything is in a state of flux, including the status quo.

Collecting quotations is an insidious, even embarrassing habit, like ragpicking or hoarding rocks or trying on other people's laundry. I got into it originally while trying to break an addiction to candy. I kicked candy and now seem to be stuck with quotations, which are attacking my brain instead of my teeth.

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First Name
Robert
Last Name
Byrne, fully Robert Leo Byrne
Birth Date
1928
Bio

American Chess Master, Editor, Author,Professor of Philosophy and Billiards Player