The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives - of approving of some and disapproving of others
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
I can see in your eyes, I can see in your faces, I can see you cry. But what I want to say, there's no reason to cry. Do not, in the name of peace, go in the streets and riot.
If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and man.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
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.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.