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.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
Common sense is not so common.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
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.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
Nothing is black or white.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Give up trying to make me give up
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.