In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
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.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.