The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Dress shabbily and they remember the dress; dress impeccably and they remember the woman.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
At the heart of all beauty lies something inhuman.
If one is to be called a liar, one may as well make an effort to deserve the name.
Genius is sorrow's child.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
A great city is the place to escape the true drama of provincial life, and find solace in fantasy.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.
You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.
Abuse of words has been the great instrument of sophistry and chicanery, of party, faction, and division of society.
The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.
I must uphold my ideals, for perhaps the time will come when I shall be able to carry them out.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.
Fear may come true that which one is afraid of.
Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.
Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.