If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
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.
Courage is grace under pressure.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
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.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
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 universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
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.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
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.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
A jug fills drop by drop.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.