If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
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.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
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.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.