The day of individual happiness has passed
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.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
Once you label me you negate me.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
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 forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
Each soul is potentially divine.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.