You always admire what you really don't understand.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
They say I do not have the qualifications to be president, that I do not have education. Well, I would never divide the Liberian people.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
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.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Courage is grace under pressure.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.