Be that self which one truly is.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
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.
Thought is free.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.