What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
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.
Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
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.