Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Be that self which one truly is.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
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.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.