Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
I love Madrid. I am happy to be here. I have been here three years and hope to be here longer. But I am proud of where I come from and never forget the people I grew up with.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Sunlight is painting.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
A good liar must have a good memory.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.