I dread success. To have succeeded is to have finished one's business on earth, like the male spider, who is killed by the female the moment he has succeeded in his courtship. I like a state of continual becoming with…
Quote by George Bernard Shaw
He who has never hoped can never despair
Hell is full of musical amateurs: music is the brandy of the damned
But a lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell...
Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability.
Liberty is the breath of life to nations.
If everybody minded their own business, said the Duchess in a hoarse growl, the world...
We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.
We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
Education can and should do much influence social, moral and intellectual discovery by stimulating critical...
What a man believes may be ascertained, not from his creed, but from the assumptions...
A pessimist thinks everybody is as nasty as himself, and hates them for it.
The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.
He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.
The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the...
It is most unwise for people in love to marry.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other...
We should all be obliged to appear before a board every five years and justify...
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
Through zeal, knowledge is gotten; through lack of zeal, knowledge is lost; let a man...
Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge. So it is incumbent on...