Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
A woman can be over dressed but never over elegant.
While the rest of the world has been improving technology, Ghana has been improving the quality of man's humanity to man.
The mind that finds its way to wild places is the poet's; but the mind that never finds its way back is the lunatic's.
I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
Obsession is an attractive thing. People who are really, really interested and good at one thing and smart are attractive, if they're men.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
I have often been accused of putting my foot in my mouth, but I will never put my hand in your pockets
Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.