Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
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.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.