In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
They say I do not have the qualifications to be president, that I do not have education. Well, I would never divide the Liberian people.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Common sense is not so common.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.