There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
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.
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
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.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
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.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.