All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
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.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
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.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.