Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
Genius is sorrow's child.
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
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.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.