A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
Humility is attentive patience.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Sanity is a madness put to good uses.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.