Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
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.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
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.
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.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
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.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.