"All RAR sayings are true, no matter how outrageous they sound."- Joseph Truelson

Do you often find yourself on the peaks of solitary mountains staring at the sky, philosophizing on new RAR principles for the betterment of RAR-kind? If so, you are not alone. Joseph Truelson and other great philosophers of RAR have come up with many principles, not just for RAR, but for RAR-kind! The RAR Quotes is an ambitious project, to gather all the wise things ever said by RARers (and its enemies, of course, those things aren't wise) in just one page.

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"Freedom of speech in the RAR group is to such an extent that you have the freedom to say that someone else said something else."-Joseph Truelson

"I really should do something with my life... starting tomorrow"- RARers that blindly follow my rules no matter what

Why RARing the baseball isn't good: "You RARed the baseball so much that only you were able to hit or catch it, so your teammates played terribly as a result."- All-knowing Joseph Truelson to a nobody

"The only thing better than being with Joseph is being Joseph."- Joseph Truelson to Yoyopuppy, when Joseph Truelson said he'd come over

"The best way to avoid criticism is to support both viewpoints."- Joseph Truelson explaining why RAR likes and hates opening preparation

At 11:30pm: "RAR is going to sleep now, good night. RAR demands that you go to sleep as well"- Joseph Truelson

Axonn the Loyal's response: "RAR's wish is my command. Night"

"Life always offers you second chances. It's called joining RAR right now"- Joseph Truelson's 1847th recruiting effort

"At least you always have RAR. Money may leave in a day, but RAR takes a lifetime to rid yourself of."- Joseph Truelson comforts a person when he lost all his money.

"With RAR, you are always underrated"- Joseph Truelson to bad RARers who forgot that your chess skill is not the only factor in determining your rating

How RAR views titles: "Either you're not a master (NM), or you're a fake master (FM), or you're an imposter (IM), or you got the title by cheating (CM), or you got the title but it's garbage (GM)."- RookSacrifice as told by Joseph Truelson

"Roses Are Red
Violets Are Blue
I love to RAR
and so should you!"- Joseph Truelson RARbing someone else's work

"Ask for RAR rights, and you will receive RARongs" - Joseph Truelson wRARning the "will be banned"

"I will steamROL him"- RookSacrifice before getting demolished in the first round of his next tournament.

"KaspRARov retired because he was tired of his opponents complaining how it was unfair that he used the RAR"- RookSacrifice explaining chess history

"I said "RAR" to the eclipse, so it apologized and left after a couple minutes."- Joseph Truelson when the eclipse tried to make it dark the whole day.

"You could do a ChessAngel57 and create 100s of spam forums. You could do an omeletking and say "you llook so bad" about Joseph. You could do a Logozar and create forums about positional chess. You could do a F117nighthawk and repeatedly criticize Joseph and annoy him. You could do a RookSacrifice and tell Joseph that you could rejoin even if he kicked you out."-RookSacrifice on how to get banned

"Ask what RAR can do for you, not what you can do for RAR. However, that won't change anything. RAR will still expect you to do everything for it"- The slaves of the RAR

"Chess is a fair game, unless you use the RAR"- Evil dog that liked barking at me

"RAR has multiple sophisticated methods of recruiting, including harassment and drafting."-Drake Borden

"Criticizing him with facts and logic is something that happens once in a blue moon, I must take advantage of this opportunity."- Joseph Truelson about RookSacrifice

DKBRAO agreed with this, saying "That is a good way of rationalizing the idea of RAR using facts and logic."

"All is fair in love and RAR"- Joseph Truelson after his insidious efforts to gain followers

"If only common sense were less common! We'd have 5 times more members!"- Joseph's excuse for a low number of followers

"Democracies are bad, they never elect me to anything" - Joseph Truelson explaining that if everyone can vote, that the anti-RAR will outnumber the RAR

"Silence is golden, except if you have RARers in your house, then silence is just plain suspicious"- Facts of life

"Logic and facts have no place in a world of RAR!"- Joseph Truelson

"RAR is love, RAR is life, RAR4Life"- Joseph Truelson

"Skill is luck becoming a habit!"- Drake Borden's amazing insight after his first lesson with Joseph Truelson, costing a mere $400

"So many words either have RAR or can be substituted with it. That's why RAR is essential to the English language, without out, there is no way English would be the universal language."- The creators of the English language

"Serious measures such as drafting may need to be implemented!"- Joseph Truelson in an effort to get more members in RAR

"Don't trust me, I am a liRAR. Haha! Just kidding! I think."- Joseph Truelson to Axonn, to get him into the group

"RAR has no legs, it is incapable of standing"- Everyone

"Life is basically RAR"- Joseph Truelson

"War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. RAR is anti-RAR"- Joseph Truelson

"All the RAR-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred of RAR, comes invariably from people who are not part of RAR"- Joseph Truelson

"Any friend of yours is an enemy of mine"- Joseph Truelson to his friends

"It costs to be stupid. The stupider you are, the more it costs."- Joseph Truelson when explaining RAR's monthly dues

"Are you trying to manipulate me? It's working."- Everyone in RAR

"If you think your boss is stupid, remember: you wouldn't have a job if he was any smarter."- Joseph wRARning RAR's employees

"Oh, and any insult to the deer leader leads to demotion. Also if you say a word that means "to belch" you will also be demoted. If you are annoying and not funny you will be banned. If you are not funny and try to be funny, you will be banned. If you are a spammer you will be banned. If you teach standard methods of improvement in chess and aren't funny you will also be banned. You may also be banned for no reason, don't take it personally."- Rules of the RAR group

"An Apple a day, keeps the doctor away, but if your doctor does the RAR, throw the apple away"- RAR Master's slogan

"The only thing that will make you happy is being happy with who you RAR, and not who people think you RAR"-It's super obvious

"Ready or RAR, here I come!"-Joseph Truelson

"In a time of universal goodness - telling lies is a revolutionRARy act."- Joseph Truelson

"Will I wake up in the morning and find that I said I love RAR?"- Drake Borden

"In fact, RookSacrifice attempted to fight the corruption by promoting RAR. Once he regained control of himself, he instantly joined RAR."-Joseph Truelson

"I don't watch many movies. All the stuff I watch is from YouTube, and I never developed an interest in Star Wars. It should be Star RARs."- Joseph Truelson

"Without order nothing could exist, But without chaos nothing could evolve."- RAR's belief, it doesn't like order or chaos, since both persecute it

"RookSacrifice quitting the group is now clearly the best thing ever to happen to it! With no sanity left, RAR is free to expand and come up with the stupidest ideas ever."- Joseph Truelson

"I'm glad I re-joined RAR and quit CHT. RAR is so much more fun!"- Every member that has and will ever quit this group

"If stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?"- RAR's core idea

"Can I get an honoRARy mention?"- Joseph Truelson

"All RARers are equal, but some are more equal than others"- Joseph Truelson

"The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words."- Joseph Truelson at a press conference explaining how he took control of all of RAR's members

"You may not be interested in RAR, but RAR is interested in you."- Joseph Truelson with a 200 IQ

"The purpose of life is a life of purpose. That can only be found through RAR."- Chessguy1012

The two kids who brought the RAR to California had a number of things to say about it:

"Yeah, RAR is invading the airport! RAR!!"- YoyoPuppy in the airport, after complaining how hard it was to get by airport security since she had RAR.

"I am taking the RAR to California!"- RookSacrifice, who also should have brought me for free

"California will become RARified"- YoyoPuppy after putting up her 15th RAR flag (I gave her 200)

"RAR is invading Denny's"- YoyoPuppy when she used RAR money to buy food at Denny's

"RAR is RARifying the venue"- YoyoPuppy on her preintimidation tactics, including replacing the US Flag with the RAR flag, saying the RAR Preramble, and lowering her section's rating to U800 so she could win all the money

"RAR made my opponent hang his queen!"- YoyoPuppy after winning her 5th round game, in which she gave her opponent a mini rope before the game, and her opponent took his queen and hung it.

"The heat RARed me, it was SO HOT on the way back."- Yoyopuppy giving up.

My response: "One who is RARed by heat is not fit for RAR"- Joseph Truelson

"If at first you don't succeed, try and fail again"- RookSacrifice after he keeps losing to RAR

"No matter how smart you are, you can never convince someone stupid that they are stupid"- RookSacrifice about all the members of RAR

"The right to be heard does not mean the right to be taken seriously"- RookSacrifice about RAR's core beliefs

"No RARer has a good enough memory to be a successful liar"- Abraham Lincoln after seeing the RAR Address, which was remarkably similar to the Gettysburg Address.

"RAR is contRARy to my beliefs, I am a good person"- GA

"I know how to live life to the fullest, but let's talk about that right after I read everything RAR and Joseph Truelson has ever posted. See you next month!"- RAR members, that never do anything productive

"Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. It's Joseph at every chess tournament, failing again and again."- RookSacrifice

"RARers are like clouds. When they go away, it's a brighter day"- Every TD that has ever existed

"Everything is funny, as long as it's happening to somebody else"- What Joseph doesn't want you to know

"Even if it becomes famous, RAR will always be the lamest"- My evil twin

"Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws."- RookSacrifice complaining about Joseph Truelson's tyranny and how he finds ways around getting in trouble

"This whole movement. . . is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind."- Joseph Truelson's evil side

"Everyone is entitled to be stupid, but some abuse the privilege."- Sandpacer, who I'm hoping was talking about himself, and not me!

"Don't be so humble - you are not that great."- pouncingpawn to Joseph Truelson, an effort that nearly got him banned

"The biggest cause of trouble in the world today is that the stupid people are so sure about things and the intelligent folks are so full of doubts."- RookSacrifice, who doubted if saying that Joseph was stupid was actually correct

"Political correctness is tyranny with manners."- RookSacrifice right before he was banned the first time

"A long time ago I used to have a life, before I joined Classic RAR"- Anonymous

"What people say, what people do, and what they say they do are entirely different things."-chessguy1012 about Joseph

"When push comes to shove, I hope you’re standing next to a cliff."- The most radical of RAR's opposition

"The only difference between genius and stupidity, is that genius has its limits."- Yoyopuppy when she thought Joseph kept getting stupider

"People aren't as infatuated with me as I thought, I guess."- Joseph in a rare moment of truth

Why RAR ended the first time: "It's my fault that it happened. Before RAR was built on rules (you can see the "RAR Tips"), but then I made a tip "Inform your Opponent", which was in direct violation of "Misinform your opponent", and I stated there that RAR meant nothing and everything at the same time. That has all boiled down to what it is now."- Joseph who somehow admitted the truth.

"I don't cheat, don't criticize, don't RAR. I only have one small problem- I lie."- RARer at a therapy session to rid themselves of RAR

"RAR is like the Bermuda Triangle. People go in, and no one ever comes out"- RookSacrifice

"RAR is so important that it is a waste of time"- RookSacrifice

"I'm not insulting RAR. I'm just describing it."- RAR's opposition when it says RAR is evil, outrageous, and the worst thing ever

"We need to use RAR files to win at online chess. It appears intimidation isn't good enough"-Joseph Truelson telling the truth

"Being anonymous isn't consistent with the RAR, then again nothing is"- Drake Borden

"I will RAR you and win, even though I will probably be 1000+ rating points lower!"- YoyoPuppy

"I was born into RAR. Therefore I am a citizen."- a lie by Drake Borden

"A penny spent is a penny lost"- another original saying by Joseph Truelson

"All for one, not one for all"- Joseph Truelson

On advice that you should eat your opponent's snacks: "It doesn't matter who you're playing, just eat everyone's snacks. Too hard to figure out pairings these days."- Joseph Truelson

On how to become a chess.com moderator: "Let's eat mod pizza, so we will become mods, because you are what you eat"- Joseph Truelson in chess.com TV trying to become a moderator

"Every second he loses a second"- Joseph Truelson

"Before you listen, act. Before you think, react. Before you earn, spend. Before you wait, criticize. Before you forgive, pray. Before you try, quit"- Joseph Truelson

If it is hot outside: "Stay in the hotel, and push all the players outside where they will burn up and leave the tournament to prevent heat exhaustion."- Joseph Truelson

"The playing room is pretty cold though, especially when the fans are blowing at you"-lowly RAR member

"Then push your opponents in there, and watch their brains freeze, followed by easy wins for you guys."- Joseph Truelson

"They say 'don't try this at home' so I'm going over to your house to try it"- Joseph Truelson, who frequently ends up destroying his friends' houses as a result of this

"Don't worry, if Plan A fails, there are 25 more letters in the alphabet"- a "might be banned" member wisely telling somebody who got banned from a tournament by doing RAR he should keep trying again and again

"In this world, nothing is certain except death and cheaters."- Joseph Truelson

"It's not like I'm a social outcast or anything, I'm in the chess club, all my time online is on chess.com, I go to chess tournaments to socialize..."- every chess player

"If it's not your work, become a jerk, take all the credit, say that you said it"- Joseph Truelson

"Words speech louder than actions"- Joseph Truelson

"He is so bad, I would beat him 11 times out of 10"- Joseph Truelson to RookSacrifice about someone else

To people in need of new shoes: "Before your criticize someone, walk a mile in their shoes. That way you'll be a mile away from them, and have their shoes"- RAR Master

"Unless your name is Joseph, stop acting like you know everything"- Little prodigy who adores me

"Admit it. Life would be so boring without me"- Joseph Truelson speaking to his opposition, who went on riots and started burning down RAR factories

After RARond 4 of Norway Chess 2017: "I won! (in a chess960 Chess.com event) And Magnus lost! I am better than Magnus!"

"I am on a seafood diet. I see food, and I eat it"- Joseph Truelson how to steal a meal

"According to the website home page, it has more than 17 million members, including Magnus Carlsen and Joseph Truelson"- Wikipedia

"Well said is better than well done"- Joseph Truelson

"Do as I do, not what I say"- RookSacrifice

"When I become a TD the results will be up before the event ends, because I'll predict all the results and send them in early."- Joseph Truelson

"I already cashed it, in case they were to cancel the check."- Drake Borden after winning a prize he wasn't supposed to win

"I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better."- Joseph Truelson trying to make himself seem to be the best writer ever

"Make your opponents beat themselves"- Joseph Truelson

"The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it."- Joseph Truelson when potential recruit's consciences started to trouble them about the morality of cheating and lying

"If you get the virus, pass it on to everyone else, and everyone will do poorly. Then I will win when I bring Tylenol and sell it for $20 a pill."- Joseph Truelson describing the benefits of everyone getting sick

The anti-social way out: "An apple a day, keeps anyone away, if you throw it hard enough"- Joseph Truelson's method

"I find that the less I work, the more luck I seem to have."- Joseph Truelson on being lazy

"You can avoid reality, and you can avoid the consequences of avoiding reality."- Joseph Truelson speaking in Time's Square, trying to convince people to enter the virtual world of RAR

"An investment in knowledge of cheating pays the best interest."- Joseph Truelson

"Wise men create proverbs and fools repeat them."- Joseph Truelson, who created all these quotes

How to succeed at archery: "How can you make sure you never miss your target? Shoot first, and whatever you hit, call it the target"- Joseph Truelson, famous archer

"Doing nothing is hard, you never know when you're done"- Joseph convincing people to live a life of nothingness

"No one can earn a million dollars honestly, except me."- Joseph Truelson, so all the rich people would donate to him

"Early to bed, early to rise, leads a man quickly, to his demise"- Joseph Truelson, as an excuse for staying up late every night

"Get all the fools on your side and you can be elected to anything."- Joseph Truelson after becoming president of the United States

"Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change."- RookSacrifice (who admitted that he was dumbest of men and Joseph was the smartest of men)

"Ask me no more questions and I'll tell you no more lies"- Joseph Truelson

On winning baseball: "I will scare the baseballs into submission"- Drake Borden

"It became clear to me that in order to get better I would have to study. But no! I would NEVER do that!" - Joseph Truelson

"Go big or go home? I'd rather go home. Especially if I'm playing baseball." - Joseph Truelson

"Making your opponent eat his clock is very time consuming. Especially when he went back for seconds" - Joseph Truelson

"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."-DKBRAO

"Keep you friends closer, and your enemies closer"- RookSacrifice

"Prodigies ruin chess with their good moves"- the truth

"They won't let you get sick until you finish your homework I bet."- to a sick person who just finished school

"Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake."- Joseph Truelson after his opponent resigned, the last mistake

"I just want to play well, I don't care about results"- RookSacrifice

"I don't care if I play well, I just want good results"- Joseph Truelson

"Big Joseph is watching you"- Joseph Truelson

"Since rating is the meaning of life, there is less meaning to life in Minnesota due to less rating systems there"- Wise Joseph Truelson to the lowly Drake Borden

When told he was good at faking seriousness: "That's because whenever I'm serious you still think I'm joking. And vice versa."- Joseph Truelson

After a kid told Joseph that she'd win a plaque: "Cool! Now to the only thing that matters: How much rating are you going to gain?"- Joseph Truelson

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