Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Nothing is black or white.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
I don't try to imagine a personal god; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it.
Quote me as saying I was mis-quoted.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
The future is something which every one reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
It ain't over 'til it's over.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.
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.