To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
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.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
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.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.