By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
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.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
Courage is grace under pressure.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.