A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Freedom lies in being bold.