To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
Give up trying to make me give up
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
Common sense is not so common.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets