No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
We are all now connected by the Internet, like neurons in a giant brain.
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.
Common sense is not so common.
The mystery of the beginning of all things is insoluble by us; and I for one must be content to remain an agnostic
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
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.
An idea is salvation by imagination
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.