Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
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.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
I apologize for lying to you. I promise I won't deceive you except in matters of this sort.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
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.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.