Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
To turn really interesting ideas and fledgling technologies into a company that can continue to innovate for years, it requires a lot of disciplines.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Boards don't hit back.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
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.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.