The destruction of the past is perhaps the greatest of all crimes.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
But some emotions don't make a lot of noise. It's hard to hear pride. Caring is real faint - like a heartbeat. And pure love why, some days it's so quiet, you don't even know it's there.
Thought is free.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
People create stories create people; or rather stories create people create stories.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.