All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Genius is sorrow's child.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
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.
A jug fills drop by drop.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
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.
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.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.