While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
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.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
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.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.