Those who hammer their guns into plows, will plow for those who do not.
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.
There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
The word 'good' has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his grandmother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
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.
Remember upon the conduct of each depends the fate of all.
It is the story that owns and directs us. It is the thing that makes us different from cattle; it is the mark on the face that sets one people apart from their neighbors.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
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.
I have noticed even people who claim everything is predestined, and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.
The good times of today are the sad thoughts of tomorrow.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
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.
I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story.