It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
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.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
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
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
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.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.