The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
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.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
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.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
A jug fills drop by drop.
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.