I am not now That which I have been.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
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.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
Beneath the makeup and behind the smile I am just a girl who wishes for the world.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
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.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
The day of individual happiness has passed
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.