I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
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.
A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic, objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
A jug fills drop by drop.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
They say I do not have the qualifications to be president, that I do not have education. Well, I would never divide the Liberian people.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.