Quotes by Garry Kasparov

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Having a dictator rule in Russia is by far the greatest existential threat to humanity.

RussiaGarry Kasparov, March 2022
 
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This is tragic for my country. Thousands of young Russians die for that lunatic dictator. Many of them were born under Putin and now die under Putin.

Russia, Russia-Ukraine WarGarry Kasparov, March 2022
 
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This is the first time since the end of the Cold War that almost the whole world stands together. Even in my wildest dreams, I didn't expect such solidarity to happen in four to five days.

Cold War, Russia-Ukraine WarGarry Kasparov, March 2022
 
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Communism is like an autoimmune disorder; it doesn't do the killing itself, but it weakens the system so much that the victim is left helpless and unable to fight off anything else.

CommunismGarry Kasparov
 
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Each victory pulls the victor down slightly and makes it harder to put in maximum effort to improve further.

WinningGarry Kasparov
 
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The leaders of the free world keep lowering their standards and authoritarians keep taking more territory. Eventually people wake up and ask why Putin murders in the UK or hacks in the US. Why wouldn’t he? You didn’t stop him before.

2018Garry Kasparov
 
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If you're already in a fight, you want the first blow to be the last and you had better be the one to throw it.

FightingGarry Kasparov
 
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We think about time as something not to waste, not as something to invest.

Time, Wise SayingsGarry Kasparov
 
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At the end of the day, it's all about money.

MoneyGarry Kasparov
 
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Every country has its own mafia. In Russia, the mafia has its own country.

RussiaGarry Kasparov
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It's quite difficult for me to imagine my life without chess.

Garry Kasparov
 
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Chess is mental torture.

ChessGarry Kasparov
 
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The highest art of the chessplayer lies in not allowing your opponent to show you what he can do.

ChessGarry Kasparov
 
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