I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Sunlight is painting.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
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.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.