There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
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.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.