When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
In ballet a complicated story is impossible to tell... we can't dance synonyms.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
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.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
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.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
A jug fills drop by drop.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Give up trying to make me give up
His modesty amounts to deformity.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
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.
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.