Quotes about being used as a pawn
Pawn Quotes (16 quotes)
So You People Used My Pawn...I Didn't Expect This - Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen (Part 3)
Are They Playing You? Recognizing When You’re a Pawn in Someone’s Manipulation Game
The citizen is becoming a pawn in a game where nobody knows the rules, where everybody consequently doubts that there are rules at all, and where the vocabulary has been diminished to such an extent that nobody is even sure what the game is all about. The Pawns are the soul of the game. The passed Pawn is a criminal, who should be kept under lock and key. Mild measures, such as police surveillance, are not sufficient. Don't be a pawn in somebody's game. Find the attitude which gives you the maximum strength and the maximum dignity, no matter what else is going on.
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The citizen is becoming a pawn in a game where nobody knows the rules, Military men are just dumb, stupid animals to be used as pawns in foreign policy.
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Yep, that would be nice, right? Or, they might deserve to be there, but tend to you use you in a manipulative way without them knowing. Some people might not realize their ways because we all see ourselves through rose-colored glasses. But trust and believe, that cynical part of Kendra is growing each and everyday. People who try to befriend you or get in a romantic relationship extremely fast tend to do so because their motives are foul. Beware of speed. The friend approaches you, you try to talk to them, but they seem extremely uninterested, so you go about your way.
So what is that supposed to mean. It means that the person usually an enemy is simply following the orders of someone else above him - in other words, he is not the enemy leader that the protagonist is looking for. A person who is said to be a pawn is being manipulated in an expendable manner. It's a negative connotation typically directed at someone who blindly follows, and to use another phrase, "falls in line" against this person's own interests. Arguably, this can be said of all the pieces in chess, as they are all being used by an all-seeing player who is playing a game with these pieces' livelihoods, however, it's more effective to call this person a pawn, being the lowest valued piece on the board.