One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.
Science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality.
Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove.
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 a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
There are no good girls gone wrong - just bad girls found out.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
That which costs little is less valued.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Wine is wonderful stuff. But so many people are put off by the snobbery of it.