Racism is a much more clandestine, much more hidden kind of phenomenon, but at the same time it's perhaps far more terrible than it's ever been.
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone.
Get off your butt and join the Marines!
My government will be open. Anyone found guilty of corruption will be dealt with in accordance with the law. If you are corrupt you will have to hang your boots.
One's only rival is one's own potentialities. One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities. In this sense, every man can be a king, and must therefore be treated like a king.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Some newspapers are fit only to line the bottom of bird cages.
I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
There's real poetry in the real world. Science is the poetry of reality
You are like my little dog; when people see you, they know I am nearby.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
Memory... is an internal rumour.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.
Rhyme, that enslaved queen, that supreme charm of our poetry, that creator of our meter.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
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.