I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
The day of individual happiness has passed
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.