There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
Learn to give, whether you have plenty or little, whether you are happy or in pain.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
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.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
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.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.