A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
A good liar must have a good memory.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
A lie never lives to be old.
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.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Effective action is always unjust.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.