If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Thought is free.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
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.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
A jug fills drop by drop.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
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.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.