Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Humility is attentive patience.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
I am not now That which I have been.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
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.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.