You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
I would define, in brief, the poetry of words as the rhythmical creation of Beauty.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
The gift of words is the gift of deception and illusion.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
My idea of an agreeable person is a person who agrees with me.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.