I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Thought is free.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Moonlight is sculpture.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
Authority, without any condition and reservation, belongs to the nation.
Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.