Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
There are no facts, only interpretations.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
Humility is attentive patience.
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.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
An idea is salvation by imagination
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.