I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Be that self which one truly is.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
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.
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.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.