A good liar must have a good memory.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
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.
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.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.