Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
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!
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
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.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.