I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
Everything is vague to a degree you do not realize till you have tried to make it precise.
Forewarned, forearmed. To be prepared is half the victory.
The day of individual happiness has passed
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin. Economics and art are strangers.
There's nothing in the world so demoralizing as money.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
In terms of an identity, an identity reflects an individuality, by definition. And, if there is a quality present, it is recognizable and it can be named. If you can't name it, it means you don't recognize it.
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.
There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
All satire is blind to the forces liberated by decay. Which is why total decay has absorbed the forces of satire.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Until we're educating every kid in a fantastic way, until every inner city is cleaned up, there is no shortage of things to do.
Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.