To the young people I say, you are a gift to your communities and indeed the world. You are our hope and our future.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
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.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
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.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
That which costs little is less valued.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.