I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
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.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
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 am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
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.
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.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.