"Being a creation of Man, art re-creates Man."
"I never hated a man enough to give him his diamonds back."
"Macho does not prove mucho."
"One of my theories is that men love with their eyes; women love with their ears."
"You never really know a man until you have divorced him."
"Husbands are like fires - they go out when unattended."
"When you make music or write or create, it's really your job to have mind-blowing, irresponsible, condomless sex with whatever idea it is you're writing about at the time."
"If you don't have any shadows you're not in the light."
"If I saw the gates of hell open and I stood on the brink of the abyss, I would not despair; I would not lose hope of mercy, because I would trust in you, my God."
"Do grant, oh my God, that when my lips approach Yours to kiss You, I may taste the gall that was given to You; when my shoulders lean against Yours, make me feel Your scourging; when my flesh is united with Yours, in the Holy Eucharist, make me feel Your passion; when my head comes near Yours, make me feel Your thorns; when my heart is close to Yours, make me feel Your spear."
"Philosophy is written in this vast book, which continuously lies open before our eyes. But it cannot be understood unless we understand the language and recognize the characters in which it is written. It is written in the language of triangles circles, geometrical figures. Without such means, it is impossible for us humans to understand a word of it, and to be without them is to wonder around in vain through a dark labyrinth."
"Mathematics is the language with which God has written the universe."