Tradition simply means that we need to end what began well and continue what is worth continuing
A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition. -Jose Bergamin, author (1895-1983)
Try not to turn your life into a race, least of all an obstacle race.
Effort and result are never simultaneous. In art, only the result counts.
True art tries not to attract attention in order to be noticed.
The man who spends all his time looking up to heaven is not always the best; in fact, he is usually the worst.
When there is nothing to fear is the time to begin fearing everything.
To be thirsty and to drink water is the perfection of sensuality rarely achieved. Sometimes you drink water; other times you are thirsty.
Man is a question; woman is an answer. The mistake women make today is to offer themselves as answers before being questioned.
A woman who does not become the slave of just one man becomes the slave of all men.
Pride in a man is confused with dignity; in a woman, with self-love.
The man who gets drunk in peacetime is a coward. The man who gets drunk in wartime goes on being a coward.
Do we have to talk in order to agree or agree in order to talk?
To be ready to fail is to be prepared for success.
To light one candle to God and another to the Devil is the principle of wisdom.