You always admire what you really don't understand.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
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 process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
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.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.