A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
Genius is sorrow's child.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
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.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs