The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
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.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
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.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.