When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
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.
A place for everything, and everything in its place.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.
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.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
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.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.
Domination delegates the physical violence on which it rests to the dominated.
Common sense is the most widely shared commodity in the world, for every man is convinced that he is well supplied with it.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.