Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
Boards don't hit back.
Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
What is to give light must endure burning.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.
The thing I lose patience with the most is the clock. Its hands move too fast
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.