By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
When the dog looks at you, the dog is not thinking what kind of a person you are. The dog is not judging you.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
Effective action is always unjust.