No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.