Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
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.
Dare to risk public criticism.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
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.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.