Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.