No temptation can gravitate to a man unless there is that in his heart which is capable of responding to it.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Nothing is black or white.
Once you label me you negate me.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
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.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
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.
All that you accomplish or fail to accomplish with your life is the direct result of your thoughts.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.