Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it onto future…
Quote by George Bernard Shaw
The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the...
Never waste jealousy on a real man: it is the imaginary man that supplants us...
You cannot be a hero without being a coward.
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances....
She had lost the art of conversation but not, unfortunately, the power of speech.
The universal regard for money is the one hopeful fact in our civilization.
Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.
Which painting in the National Gallery would I save if there was a fire? The...
I want to be all used up when I die.
The truth is, hardly any of us have ethical energy enough for more than one...
A veteran journalist has never had time to think twice before he writes.
It is a woman's business to get married as soon as possible, and a man's...
The conversion of Paul was no conversion at all; it was Paul who converted the...
We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
All great truths begin as blasphemies.
We need men who can dream of things that never were, and ask why not.
A doctor's reputation is made by the number of eminent men who die under his...
In a battle all you need to make you fight is a little hot blood...
I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.
There are no secrets better kept than the secrets everybody guesses.