"The purpose of human life and the sense of happiness is to give the maximum what the man is able to give."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Alexander Alekhine on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Alexander Alekhine on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Alexander Alekhine on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."Alexander Alekhine on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Alexander Alekhine on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe that true beauty of chess is more than enough to satisfy all possible demands."
"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!"
"Chess is not only knowledge and logic."