I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
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.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.