I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
What is to give light must endure burning.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Be that self which one truly is.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets