All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
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.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.