Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
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.