I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
You're only given a little spark of madness. You mustn't lose it.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
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.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
If a little is great, and a lot is better, then way too much is just about right!
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.