There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
An idea is salvation by imagination
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
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.
Ah just act the way ah feel.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.