The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.
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.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
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.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
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.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.