Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
If you never stop when you wave goodbye you just might find, if you give it time, you will wave hello again...
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.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Freedom lies in being bold.
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.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
The paranoid is never entirely mistaken.
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
The speed of the leader is the speed of the gang.
The more intense the nature of a man, the more readily will he find meditation, and the more successfully will he practice it.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root'.