Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
What is to give light must endure burning.
In the United States today, we have more than our share of the nattering nabobs of negativism.
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could.
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
There are two things children should get from their parents: roots and wings.