Genius is sorrow's child.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
I think we're having fun. I think our customers really like our products. And we're always trying to do better.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
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.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
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.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.