Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Thought is free.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
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.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.