In the rush for justice it is important not to lose sight of principles the country holds dear.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Sunlight is painting.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Effective action is always unjust.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
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.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.