Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
Wisely, and slow. They stumble that run fast.
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
In the increasingly convincing darkness the words become palpable, like a fruit that is too beautiful to eat.
Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
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.
Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
The English contribution to world cuisine - the chip.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
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.
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.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.