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.
When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
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.