Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
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.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Be that self which one truly is.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.