Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.