Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
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.
Thought is free.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
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.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.