Effective action is always unjust.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
A scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections, - a mere heart of stone.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
We princes are set as it were upon stages in the sight and view of the world.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
I used to desire many, many things, but now I have just one desire, and thats to get rid of all my other desires.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that something can be true and untrue at the same time.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Families aren't dying. They're merging into big conglomerates.