If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
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.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
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.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.