That which costs little is less valued.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
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.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
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.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
I am not now That which I have been.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
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.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Sunlight is painting.
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Memory... is an internal rumour.