"The only real power comes out of a long rifle."
"The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life."
"That term's definitely got a negative aura to it, because people think a diva is somebody with an attitude who demands things all the time. Of course there is that type of diva, but my idea of a diva has always been a singer - whether male or female - who gets on that stage and captivates you with their presence and their voice."
"Qaddafi is hated because he is the leader of a small country that is rich, but he uses his money to finance liberation struggles."
"Above all, we must have great respect for these people who also suffer and who want to find their own way of correct living. On the other hand, to create a legal form of a kind of homosexual marriage, in reality, does not help these people."
"Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another."
"There are many qualities that make a great leader. But having strong beliefs, being able to stick with them through popular and unpopular times, is the most important characteristic of a great leader."
"Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies."
"You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet."
"My notion of a wife at 40 is that a man should be able to change her, like a bank note, for two 20s."