The day of individual happiness has passed
The poor are prevented from thinking by the discipline of others, the rich by their own.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
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.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do something that I can do.
I want to put a ding in the universe.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.