How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
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.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
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.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.