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You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your tricks of war.

Napoleon I (1769-1821) Napoleon Bonaparte. French general.

We want to be first; not first if, not first but; but first!

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA

When you fear a foe, fear crushes your strength; and this weakness gives strength to your opponents.

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.

After the game the King and pawn go into the same box.

Italian proverb

Man is a gaming animal. He must always be trying to get the better in something or other.

Charles Lamb (1775-1834) English essayist.


Our life is not really a mutual helpfulness; but rather, it's fair competition cloaked under due laws of war; it's a mutual hostility.

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.

What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight; it's the size of the fight in the dog.

Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969) Thirty-fourth President of the USA.

No wise combatant underestimates their antagonist.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) German poet, novelist and dramatist.

Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and not wait till they plunder our very homes.

Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774) Irish writer, poet, and physician.

Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed - there's so little competition.

Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915) American editor, publisher, and author of the mora