Every man's memory is his private literature.
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.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Give up trying to make me give up
That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.