Top Quotes from Bobby Fischer

All I want to do, ever, is play chess.

Bobby Fischer

I like the moment when I break a man’s ego.

Bobby Fischer

Chess and me, it’s hard to take them apart. It’s like my alter ego.

Bobby Fischer

America is totally under control of the Jews, you know. I mean, look what they’re doing in Yugoslavia.

Bobby Fischer

I don’t listen to weakies.

Bobby Fischer

The U.S. and Israel have been slaughtering the Palestinians, just slaughtering them, for years. Robbing them and slaughtering them.

Bobby Fischer

I want to see the U.S. wiped out. Death to the U.S.

Bobby Fischer

Nothing is so healing as the human touch.

Bobby Fischer

I consider myself to be a genius who happens to play chess.

Bobby Fischer

There isn’t a woman player in the world I can’t give knights-odds to and still beat.

Bobby Fischer

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.

Bobby Fischer

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.

Bobby Fischer

The white people should go back to Europe, and the country should be returned to the American Indians. This is the future I would like to see for the so-called United States.

Bobby Fischer

I don’t remember one thing I learned in school.

Bobby Fischer

Chess is life.

Bobby Fischer

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.

Bobby Fischer

I am boring. I am boring!

Bobby Fischer

I hope the Icelandic government grants me political asylum.

Bobby Fischer

I hate ready-made suits, button-down collars, and sports shirts.

Bobby Fischer

Nobody has single-handedly done more for the U.S. than me.

Bobby Fischer

Ultimately the white man should leave the United States and the black people should go back to Africa.

Bobby Fischer

Now my only income is a few royalty cheques from my books.

Bobby Fischer

All that matters on the chessboard is good moves.

Bobby Fischer

I don’t want to look like a bum.

Bobby Fischer

I don’t believe in hero worship.

Bobby Fischer

I don’t believe in psychology.

Bobby Fischer

I was never invited to the White House.

Bobby Fischer

I was never invited to the White House. They invited that Olympic Russian gymnast – that little Communist, Olga Korbut.

Bobby Fischer