We all live with the objective of being happy; our lives are all different and yet the same.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
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.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.