Life is a journey. When we stop, things don't go right.
The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall.
Don't talk unless you can improve the silence.
You have to fight to reach your dream. You have to sacrifice and work hard for it.
Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity.
I know you are here to kill me. Shoot, coward, you are only going to kill a man.
So plant your own gardens and decorate your soul instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.
Silence is argument carried out by other means.
Life itself is a quotation.
I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.
Any life, no matter how long and complex it may be, is made up of a single moment - the moment in which a man finds out, once and for all, who he is.
Time is my greatest enemy.
Sometimes you can forget about who you are in a relationship.
But you can also be inspired by the person you are with to become something you always knew you wanted to become.
I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library.
When you win, you don't get carried away.
But if you go step by step, with confidence, you can go far.
An agreement cannot be the result of an imposition.
We forget that we are all dead men conversing with dead men.
Every writer creates his own precursors.
His work modifies our conception of the past, as it will modify the future.
There are more important things in life than winning or losing a game.
I don't care if I fall as long as someone else picks up my gun and keeps on shooting.
We are not going to give up, we are many more who want to live in a world of peace, without hate and where respect and tolerance are the basis of coexistence.
Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone.
To fall in love is to create a religion that has a fallible god.
Like all writers, he measured the achievements of others by what they had accomplished, asking of them that they measure him by what he envisaged or planned.
My biggest fear in life is to be forgotten.
If I have to apply five turns to the screw each day for the happiness of Argentina, I will do it.
I will come again, and I will be millions.
Do not give up your dreams of a more just world.
I know that, like every woman of the people, I have more strength than I appear to have.
Answer violence with violence. If one of us falls today, five of them must fall tomorrow.
My mother thinks I am the best. And I was raised to always believe what my mother tells me.
At the moment there are some England players who are the stars of their club teams, but not for their country. It's difficult to explain.
In the order of literature, as in others, there is no act that is not the coronation of an infinite series of causes and the source of an infinite series of effects.
Reading is an activity subsequent to writing: more resigned, more civil, more intellectual.
My ambition is always to get better and better.
Reality is not always probable, or likely.
You cannot be in a position of power and destroy the life of another person.
Jewish intellectuals contributed a great deal to insure that Europe became a continent of humanism, and it is with these humanist ideals that Europe must now intervene in the Middle East conflict.
US presidents can make all the commitments and declarations they want until they are blue in the face, in the Muslim world they will always be perceived as partisan.
God is not disillusioned with us. He never had any illusions to begin with.
The nation's government has just handed me the bill that grants us our civil rights. I am receiving it before you, certain that I am accepting this on behalf of all Argentinean women, and I can feel my hands tremble with joy as they grasp the laurel proclaiming victory.
True charity requires courage: let us overcome the fear of getting our hands dirty so as to help those in need.
Shadows cannot see themselves in the mirror of the sun.
One cannot accomplish anything without fanatacism.
Many will call me an adventurer - and that I am, only one of a different sort: one of those who risks his skin to prove his platitudes.
When the rich think about the poor, they have poor ideas.
Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense.
I just use the money for the poor. I can't stop to count it.
Democracy is an abuse of statistics.
As long as the problems of the poor are not radically resolved by rejecting the absolute autonomy of markets and financial speculation and by attacking the structural causes of inequality, no solution will be found for the world's problems or, for that matter, to any problems.
Rock helps me communicate directly with the people because rock doesn't lie, and people are fed up with lying politicians.
I fell in love with Crawford because when she was twenty or twenty five, she would dance and talk and sing and do the things that Peppy's character needs to do.
Ever since the movie premiered at Cannes, I've had a sudden surge of scripts and interest.
I gave all I had. Now I want to enjoy my family.
In the end, it is about whether God wants us to be in the final, but I know that is what God wants. This time we will not need the Hand of God, because it is the will of God.
I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night without thinking that the night pleases us because it suppresses idle details, just as our memory does.
Many powerful people don't want peace because they live off war.
The original is unfaithful to the translation.
The flattery of posterity is not worth much more than contemporary flattery, which is worth nothing.