A good goal is like a strenuous exercise - it makes you stretch.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands; you need to be able to throw something back.
Everyone is born a genius, but the process of living de-geniuses them.
Rich men's houses are seldom beautiful, rarely comfortable, and never original. It is a constant source of surprise to people of moderate means to observe how little a big fortune contributes to Beauty.
That which costs little is less valued.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
The cure for boredom is curiosity.There is no cure for curiosity.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
People think I'm a miserable sod but it's only because I get asked such bloody miserable questions.
You sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment
Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.