I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
I am one of those who think like Nobel, that humanity will draw more good than evil from new discoveries.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
The people who are doing the work are the moving force behind the Macintosh. My job is to create a space for them, to clear out the rest of the organization and keep it at bay.
I find it rather easy to portray a businessman. Being bland, rather cruel and incompetent comes naturally to me.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
Before I speak, I have something important to say.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
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.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
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.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'