To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
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.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
At the bottom of enmity between strangers lies indifference.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
A good liar must have a good memory.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.
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.