There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
Young heads take example of the ancient.
I can bear any pain as long as it has meaning.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
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.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Fashion changes, but style endures.
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.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.