How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
It is by no means an irrational fancy that, in a future existence, we shall look upon what we think our present existence, as a dream.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
There's no such thing as perfect writing, just like there's no such thing as perfect despair.
Hollywood brides keep the bouquets and throw away the grooms.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.