While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
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.
In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
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.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Sunlight is painting.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.