When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
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.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
I am not now That which I have been.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.