All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Humility is attentive patience.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
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.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
Memory... is an internal rumour.