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.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
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.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
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.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
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.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.