The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
A jug fills drop by drop.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
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.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
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.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.