A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
The right of a nation to kill a tyrant in case of necessity can no more be doubted than to hang a robber, or kill a flea.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
Any non-commissioned officer is more of an enemy to a recruit, any schoolmaster to a pupil, then they are if they were free.
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.
Confusion of goals and perfection of means seems, in my opinion, to characterize our age.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
You can have everything in life that you want if you just give enough other people what they want.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
The advantage of a bad memory is that one enjoys several times the same good thing for the first time.
There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents.
Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.