We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
A good liar must have a good memory.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
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.
Each soul is potentially divine.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
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.
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.