If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
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 word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.