The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
Any product that needs a manual to work is broken.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'