If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Give up trying to make me give up
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
That which costs little is less valued.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.