I don’t listen to weakies.
– Bobby Fischer
There isn’t a woman player in the world I can’t give knights-odds to and still beat.
The U.S. and Israel have been slaughtering the Palestinians, just slaughtering them, for years. Robbing them and slaughtering them.
I am boring. I am boring!
I felt that chess… is a science in the form of a game… I consider myself a scientist. I wanted to be treated like a scientist.
When I won the world championship, in 1972, the United States had an image of, you know, a football country, a baseball country, but nobody thought of it as an intellectual country.
I like the moment when I break a man’s ego.
I consider myself to be a genius who happens to play chess.
I don’t want to look like a bum.
Ultimately the white man should leave the United States and the black people should go back to Africa.
I don’t believe in psychology.
Chess and me, it’s hard to take them apart. It’s like my alter ego.
Now my only income is a few royalty cheques from my books.
Chess is life.
Nobody has single-handedly done more for the U.S. than me.
Nothing is so healing as the human touch.
I don’t remember one thing I learned in school.
All I want to do, ever, is play chess.
All that matters on the chessboard is good moves.
I don’t believe in hero worship.
The white people should go back to Europe, and the country should be returned to the American Indians. This is the future I would like to see for the so-called United States.
I hate ready-made suits, button-down collars, and sports shirts.
I want to see the U.S. wiped out. Death to the U.S.
I hope the Icelandic government grants me political asylum.
America is totally under control of the Jews, you know. I mean, look what they’re doing in Yugoslavia.
I was never invited to the White House.