The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
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.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
After all, science is essentially international, and it is only through lack of the historical sense that national qualities have been attributed to it.
That which costs little is less valued.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!