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.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
Give up trying to make me give up
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
Genius is sorrow's child.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
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.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.