Quotes about the game

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„The true man wants two things: danger and play. For that reason he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything.“

—  Friedrich Nietzsche, book Thus Spoke Zarathustra

Variant: The real man wants two different things: danger and play. Therefore he wants woman, as the most dangerous plaything.
Source: Thus Spoke Zarathustra

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„When we’re doing an action game, we make the second level first. We begin making level 1 once everything else is completed.“

—  Shigeru Miyamoto Japanese video game designer and producer 1952

Source: http://gamasutra.com/view/news/175791/A_free_tip_from_Miyamoto_Make_your_first_level_last.php

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„A delayed game is eventually good, but a rushed game is forever bad.“

—  Shigeru Miyamoto Japanese video game designer and producer 1952

Source: Shigeru Miyamoto: A rushed game is forever bad http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/gamesblog/2012/apr/27/shigeru-miyamoto-rushed-game-forever-bad guardian.co.uk Games Blog, published April 27, 2012

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„I've never lost a game I just ran out of time.“

—  Michael Jordan American retired professional basketball player and businessman 1963

Source: For the Love of the Game

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„Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left. That is to say, you cannot love game and hate predators… The land is one organism.“

—  Aldo Leopold American writer and scientist 1887 - 1948

"Conservation" (c. 1938); Published in Round River, Luna B. Leopold (ed.), Oxford University Press, 1966, p. 145-146.
1930s
Context: Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land. … Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left. That is to say, you cannot love game and hate predators; you cannot conserve the waters and waste the ranges; you cannot build the forest and mine the farm. The land is one organism.

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„I'm only one guy. I took Hedo [Türkoğlu] in the first game and Rashard [Lewis] hit the winning shot. I took Rashard in the second game and Hedo hit the shot. If I could clone myself, we'd be all right. But I can't.“

—  LeBron James American basketball player 1984

Brown looking for alternatives to slow down Magic offense, Jodie Valade, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 25, 2009 http://www.cleveland.com/cavs/index.ssf/2009/05/cavaliers_insider_brown_lookin.html,
James before Game 3 of the 2009 Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Orlando Magic.

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„I'm afraid that sometimes you'll play lonely games too. Games you can't win 'cause you'll play against you.“

—  Dr. Seuss American children's writer and illustrator, co-founder of Beginner Books 1904 - 1991

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„Having sex is like bridge. If you don't have a good partner, you'd better have a good hand.“

—  Woody Allen American screenwriter, director, actor, comedian, author, playwright, and musician 1935

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„The Xbox 360 is the first console that I've ever worked with that actually has development tools that are better for games than what we've had on PC.“

—  John D. Carmack American computer programmer, engineer, and businessman 1970

Quoted in Seth Schiesel, Microsoft Unveils Games For Its New Xbox 360 http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9C0DE3DF1E30F935A35753C1A9639C8B63&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=all The New York Times (2005-10-06)

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„If you can keep your son off the pipe and your daughter off the pole, you're ahead of the game.“

—  Chris Rock American comedian, actor, screenwriter, television producer, film producer, and director 1965

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„Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor.“

—  Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

Variant: May the odds be ever in your favor!
Source: The Hunger Games

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„The game is not about becoming somebody, it's about becoming nobody.“

—  Ram Dass American contemporary spiritual teacher and the author of the 1971 book Be Here Now 1931 - 2019

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„We will never be a pawn in someone else's game. We will always be Afghanistan.“

—  Ahmad Shah Massoud Afghan military leader 1953 - 2001

Attributed in Jawbreaker: The Attack on Bin Laden and Al Qaeda (2005) by Gary Berntsen and Ralph Pezzullo.

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„Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.“

—  Michael Jordan American retired professional basketball player and businessman 1963

Source: Jordan, Michael. I Can't Accept Not Trying : Michael Jordan on the Pursuit of Excellence. San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco, 1994. p. 129
Context: I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying [no hard work].
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships. (p. 20, 24)