What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
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.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
One of the great penalties those of us who live our lives in full view of the public must pay is the loss of that most cherished birthright of man's, privacy.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
Nothing is black or white.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.