In Haig's presence, Kissinger referred pointedly to military men as "dumb, stupid animals to be used" as pawns for foreign policy.
In ceremonies of the horsemen, even the pawn must hold a grudge.
The passed Pawn is a criminal, who should be kept under lock and key. Mild measures, such as police surveillance, are not sufficient
In real life, the most practical advice for leaders is not to treat pawns like pawns, nor princes like princes, but all persons like persons.
Children must be considered in a divorce considered valuable pawns in the nasty legal and financial contest that is about to ensue.
The world organization debates disarmament in one room and, in the next room, moves the knights and pawns that make national arms imperative.
The Pawns are the soul of the game
A passed pawn increase in strength as the number of pieces on the board diminishes.
Humanity I love you because when you're hard up you pawn your intelligence to buy a drink.
Military men are just dumb, stupid animals to be used as pawns in foreign policy.
The isolated Pawn casts gloom over the entire chessboard
Pawn endings are to Chess what putting is to golf
You have to accept that sometimes that's how things happen in this world. People's opinions, their feelings, they go one way, then the other. It just so happens you grew up at a certain point in this process.
The Pawn moves only one square at a time, and that straight forward, except in the act of capturing, when it takes one step diagonally to the right or left file on to the square occupied by the man taken, and continues on that file until it captures another man.
When a Piece or Pawn is in a situation to be taken by the enemy, it is said to be en prise. To put a piece en prise, is to play it so that it may be captured.
The Queen is usually reckoned equal, in average situations, to two Rooks and a Pawn, but towards the end of a game she is hardly so valuable as two Rooks.
It is not in the interest of the German people or in the interest of world peace that Germany should become a pawn or a partner in a military struggle for power between the East and the West.
A Rook is of the value of five Pawns and a fraction, and may be exchanged for a minor Piece and two Pawns. Two Rooks may be exchanged for three minor Pieces.
The older I grow, the more I find myself alone.
Each player, it will be observed, has eight superior Pieces or officers, and eight minor ones which are called Pawns; and, for the purpose of distinction, the Pieces and Pawns of one party are of a different color from those of the other.