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Alexander Alekhine Quotes and Sayings

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The purpose of human life and the sense of happiness
is to give the maximum what the man is able to give.
- Alexander Alekhine

I think that for the highest achievements nowadays...
need to have the stable as a rock scientific base.
And also need to own modesty.
- Alexander Alekhine

Chess is not only knowledge and logic.
- Alexander Alekhine

In my opinion, a master is morally obliged to seize
every sort of opportunity and to try to solve the problems
of the position without fear of some simplifications.
- Alexander Alekhine

 

I believe that true beauty of chess is more than enough
to satisfy all possible demands.
- Alexander Alekhine

Chess first of all teaches you to be objective.
- Alexander Alekhine

Chess for me is not a game, but an art.
Yes, and I take upon myself all those responsibilities
which an art imposes on its adherents.
- Alexander Alekhine

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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!
- Alexander Alekhine

The fact that a player is very short of time is,
to my mind, as little to be considered an excuse as,
for instance, the statement of the law-breaker that
he was drunk at the time he committed the crime.
- Alexander Alekhine

I have had to work long and hard to eradicate the dangerous delusion that,
in a bad position, I could always, or nearly always,
conjure up some unexpected combination to extricate me from my difficulties.
- Alexander Alekhine

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch PHOTO

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt PHOTO

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey PHOTO

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll PHOTO
(Alice in Wonderland)

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama PHOTO

If not us, who, if not now, when?
- Anonymous

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

More men fail through lack of purpose than lack of talent.
- Billy Sunday

The purpose of life is a life of purpose.
- Robert Byrne

Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose.
- Leonardo da Vinci

One man with courage makes a majority.
- old saying probably repeated by Andrew Jackson
(falsely attributed to Jefferson)

Only put off until tomorrow
what you are willing to die having left undone.
- Pablo Picasso

The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Where are you going? Where does your path lead?
You can never know the future, yet wandering aimlessly
is unlikely to be the source of a fulfilling life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us;
what we have done for others and the world
remains and is immortal.
- Albert Pike

The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives,
everything he does becomes tainted.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you don't know what you want, you will probably never get it.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

What power there is in our service when our actions
line up with our mission, skills and joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If a man loses pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.
- Henry David Thoreau

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority,
it is time to pause and reflect.
- Mark Twain

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
- Henry David Thoreau

March to the beat of your own drum.
- Proverb

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants.
The question is: What are we busy about?
- Henry David Thoreau

Nothing happens unless first a dream.
- Carl Sandburg

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
- Albert Einstein

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves
and our own self-preservation,
we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
- Joseph Campbell

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing
was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
- Margaret Mead

The way you get meaning into your life
is to devote yourself to loving others,
devote yourself to your community around you,
and devote yourself to creating something
that gives you purpose and meaning
- Mitch Albom

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for,
he isn't fit to live.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If a man does not know what port he is steering for,
no wind is favorable to him.
- Seneca

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world.
To be effective it demands the sacrifice
of the bravest and the most spotless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Nearly everything you do is of no importance,
but it is important that you do it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

What you are is God's gift to you:
what you become is your gift to god.
- Anthony Dalla Villa

Resilience is about believing in yourself,
and trusting your own wisdom rather than
being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The highest reward for a person's toil
is not what they get for it,
but what they become by it.
- John Ruskin

The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive,
but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

If you have found your truth within yourself
there is nothing more in this whole existence to find.
- Osho

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

Where there is no vision, there is no hope.
- George Washington Carver

The only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important
as what you become by achieving your goals.
- Henry David Thoreau

The purpose of human life is to serve,
and to show compassion and the will to help others.
- Albert Schweitzer

We ourselves feel that what we are doing
is just a drop in the ocean.
But the ocean would be less
because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa

Without deep reflection,
one knows from daily life
that one exists for other people.
- Albert Einstein

The indispensable first step to getting
the things you want out of life is this:
Decide what you want.
- Ben Stein

The probability that we may fail
in the struggle ought not to deter us
from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
- Abraham Lincoln

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

I will act as if what I do makes a difference.
- William James

If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely.
It is absolutely touch and go.
Each one of us could make the difference.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

We're so engaged in doing things
to achieve purposes of outer value
that we forget the inner value,
the rapture that is associated
with being alive, is what it is all about.
- Joseph Campbell


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