Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
If information and knowledge are central to democracy, they are the conditions for development.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
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.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
A person preaches well that lives well.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
Go on, get out. Last words are for fools who haven't said enough.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
No flying machine will ever fly from New York to Paris.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.