Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
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.
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.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.