Ladies who play with fire must remember that smoke gets in their eyes.
Nothing is black or white.
True valor lies between cowardice and rashness.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
A lie never lives to be old.
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.
All is mine but nothing owned, nothing owned for memory, and mine only while I look.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
If you follow every dream, you might get lost.
Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.