He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
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.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.