My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
It seldom happens that any felicity comes so pure as not to be tempered and allayed by some mixture of sorrow.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
Courage is grace under pressure.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.