Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
The day of individual happiness has passed
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
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.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
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.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Moonlight is sculpture.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'