Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.
Enthusiasm... the sustaining power of all great action.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
Even if you are divine, you don't disdain male consorts.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
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.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Tell me thy company, and I shall tell thee what thou art.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
If the world was perfect, it wouldn't be.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.