There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
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.
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 like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.