Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Effective action is always unjust.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
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 is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
You just have to keep on doing what you do. It's the lesson I get from my husband; he just says, Keep going. Start by starting.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.