Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
Effective action is always unjust.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Boards don't hit back.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
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.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
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