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
Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one...
Money is the most important thing in the world. It represents health, strength, honor, generosity...
Make money and the whole nation will conspire to call you a gentleman.
A lifetime of happiness! No man alive could bear it: it would be hell on...
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
Imitation is not just the sincerest form of flattery, it's the sincerest form of learning.
Life levels all men. Death reveals the eminent.
My main reason for adopting literature as a profession was that, as the author is...
Miracles, in the sense of phenomena we cannot explain, surround us on every hand: life...
Common people do not pray, my lord: they only beg
The road to ignorance is paved with good editions
Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.
He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.
Why should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about...
If everybody minded their own business, said the Duchess in a hoarse growl, the world...
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
Beware of the man who does not return your blow: he neither forgives you nor...
Men have to do some awfully mean things to keep up their respectability.
Most people do not pray; they only beg.