There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
Moonlight is sculpture.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself.
I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world.
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.
A mediocre idea that generates enthusiasm will go further than a great idea that inspires no one.
Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
The day of individual happiness has passed
Humility is attentive patience.
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.
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.
In the intellectual order, the virtue of humility is nothing more nor less than the power of attention.
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.