Give up trying to make me give up
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
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.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
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.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.