I want to put a ding in the universe.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
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.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
I don't do drugs, I am drugs
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.