Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
I will go on my knees and ask the Liberian people to participate in bringing peace and stability to our country.
He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery.
An idea is salvation by imagination
Blessed are the cracked, for they shall let in the light.
Do unto those downstream as you would have those upstream do unto you.
The traditional ways were wrongly disowned by Christianity - in hindsight, medicine men were not demons but very important counsellors in the community.
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody has decided not to see.
I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
Who are you to judge the life I live? I know I'm not perfect-and I don't live to be-but before you start pointing fingers... make sure your hands are clean!
I believe today that my conduct is in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator
Maybe, just once, someone will call me 'Sir' without adding, 'You're making a scene.'
The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.