Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
Once you label me you negate me.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
That which costs little is less valued.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
Never accept a drink from a urologist.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
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.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
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.
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.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
They say I do not have the qualifications to be president, that I do not have education. Well, I would never divide the Liberian people.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
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.