Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
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.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
What is to give light must endure burning.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
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.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.