So many women just don't know how great they really are. They come to us all vogue outside and vague on the inside.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
The cloud is free only to go with the wind. The rain is free only in falling.
There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
Purity of heart is to will one thing.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
Be that self which one truly is.
Only those with no memory insist on their originality.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.