We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
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.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
I am not now That which I have been.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
What is to give light must endure burning.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.