When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
A process cannot be understood by stopping it. Understanding must move with the flow of the process, must join it and flow with it.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
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 future ain't what it used to be.
The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
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.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
Nothing is black or white.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.