The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Give up trying to make me give up
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
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.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Don't take the wrong side of an argument just because your opponent has taken the right side.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.