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.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Jests that give pains are not jests.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Most ballet teachers in the United States are terrible. If they were in medicine, everyone would be poisoned.
That which costs little is less valued.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
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.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.