There isn't a woman player in the world I can't give knights-odds to and still beat.
Now my only income is a few royalty cheques from my books.
All that matters on the chessboard is good moves.
I don't remember one thing I learned in school.
I don't believe in psychology.
I hate ready-made suits, button-down collars, and sports shirts.
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.
There are too many Jews in chess. They seem to have taken away the class of the game. They don't seem to dress so nicely. That's what I don't like.
Nothing is so healing as the human touch.
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.
All I want to do, ever, is play chess.
Chess and me, it's hard to take them apart. It's like my alter ego.
I don't listen to weakies.
The U.S. and Israel have been slaughtering the Palestinians, just slaughtering them, for years. Robbing them and slaughtering them.
Chess is life.
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. They invited that Olympic Russian gymnast - that little Communist, Olga Korbut.
I want to see the U.S. wiped out. Death to the U.S.
Nobody has single-handedly done more for the U.S. than me.