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
If there was nothing wrong in the world there wouldn't be anything for us to...
We must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that...
A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
The conversion of Paul was no conversion at all; it was Paul who converted the...
You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and...
Hell is full of musical amateurs: music is the brandy of the damned
The possibilities are numerous once we decide to act and not react.
I am very sorry, but I cannot learn languages. I have tried hard, only to...
The art of government is the organisation of idolatry.
We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth...
It is not disbelief that is dangerous to our society; it is belief
The lack of money is the root of all evil.
Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman, but believing what he read made him mad.
The love of economy is the root of all virtue.
Orchestras only need to be sworn at, and a German is consequently at an advantage...
Although I cannot lay an egg, I am a very good judge of omelettes
An asylum for the sane would be empty in America.
The only secrets are the secrets that keep themselves.
Few of us have vitality enough to make any of our instincts imperious.
Give a man health and a course to steer, and he'll never stop to trouble...