Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
I love Madrid. I am happy to be here. I have been here three years and hope to be here longer. But I am proud of where I come from and never forget the people I grew up with.
Freedom is from within.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.