It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
I must not write a word to you about politics, because you are a woman.
Thought is free.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.