I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
A person preaches well that lives well.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
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.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Pretty much, Apple and Dell are the only ones in this industry making money. They make it by being Wal-Mart. We make it by innovation.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.