"I believe that true beauty of chess is more than enough to satisfy all possible demands."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."Alexander Alekhine on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."Alexander Alekhine on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."Alexander Alekhine on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."Alexander Alekhine on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."Alexander Alekhine on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"Oh! this opponent, this collaborator against your will, whose notion of beauty always differs from yours and whose means are often too limited for active assistance to your intentions!"
"The purpose of human life and the sense of happiness is to give the maximum what the man is able to give."
"Chess is not only knowledge and logic."