Chess is a game by its form, an art by its content and a science by the difficulty of gaining mastery in it. Chess can convey as much happiness as a good book or work of music can.
Attributed without citation in "Tigran Petrosian's Best Games" at chessgames.com
They say my chess games should be more interesting. I could be more interesting - and also lose.Tigran Petrosian
I have a weakness for any piece in excess of my opponent's numbers - from pawn to queen.Tigran Petrosian