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.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
The battle for women's rights has been largely won.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
The day of individual happiness has passed
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Effective action is always unjust.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
I am not a saint, unless you think of a saint as a sinner who keeps on trying.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
When people start asking you to do the same thing over and over again, that's when you know you're way too close to something that you don't want to be near.
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.
I have only ever read one book in my life, and that is White Fang. It's so frightfully good I've never bothered to read another.
He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Courage is grace under pressure.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.