Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.