Good tactics can save even the worst strategy. Bad tactics will destroy even the best strategy.
Ascribing racial animus to people who are trying to safeguard democratic integrity is a crude yet effective political tactic that obscures the truth. But there's something even worse than name-calling: legal interference from Washington with valid laws.
Always remember the first rule of power tactics; power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have.
Good players develop a tactical instinct, a sense of what is possible or likely and what is not worth calculating.
The only tactics I admire are do-or-die
However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.
The United States must not adopt the tactics of the enemy. Means are important, as ends. Crisis makes it tempting to ignore the wise restraints that make men free. But each time we do so, each time the means we use are wrong, our inner strength, the strength which makes us free, is lessened.
A good tactic is one that your people enjoy.
Be the hunter, not the hunted: Never allow your unit to be caught with its guard down.
A thorough understanding of the typical mating continuations makes the most complicated sacrificial combinations leading up to them not only not difficult, but almost a matter of course
The defensive power of a pinned piece is only imaginary
It's always better to sacrifice your opponent's men
The tactician knows what to do when there is something to do; whereas the strategian knows what to do when there is nothing to do
The combination player thinks forward; he starts from the given position, and tries the forceful moves in his mind
All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must seem inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe we are near.
The passed Pawn is a criminal, who should be kept under lock and key. Mild measures, such as police surveillance, are not sufficient
I had my own battle tactics.
There are two types of sacrifices: correct ones and mine
Discovered check is the dive bomber of the Chessboard
All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.
Tactics mean doing what you can with what you have.
Football tactics are rapidly becoming as complicated as the chemical formula for splitting the atom.
We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties, arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks, elderly Jews and other minorities.
Tactics flow from a superior position
Perhaps the single most important element in mastering the techniques and tactics of racing is experience. But once you have the fundamentals, acquiring the experience is a matter of time.
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