You always admire what you really don't understand.
The day of individual happiness has passed
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
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.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.