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.
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
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
A jug fills drop by drop.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
The day of individual happiness has passed
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.