No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
My specialty is detached malevolence.
Effective action is always unjust.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
You can have anything in this world you want, if you want it badly enough and you're willing to pay the price.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
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.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
The Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.