Train hard and have self-confidence!

March 12, 2017

Richard Gasquet in Montpellier, February 2017

“There is no need to be extremely intelligent to play tennis [Abalone]… You just need to train hard and be self-confident.”

Richard Gasquet, French professional tennis player (1986-)


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Reasoning and memory

February 15, 2015


“Although memory and reason are wholly different faculties, the one does not really develop apart from the other.”

(Emile or On Education, 1762, translated by Barbara Foxley, 1911)

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Genevan Enlightenment’s philosopher and chess player (1712-1778)


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