No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.?
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Common sense is not so common.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
Freedom lies in being bold.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
Charity ... is the opium of the privileged.
As long as we believe in absurdities we shall continue to commit atrocities.
What is to give light must endure burning.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
An idea is salvation by imagination
A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.