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
Why should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about...
All progress means war with society.
She had lost the art of conversation but not, unfortunately, the power of speech.
Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.
The British soldier can stand up to anything except the British War Office.
A man of great common sense and good taste is a man without originality or...
The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound. The poverty-stricken man...
A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of...
The only secrets are the secrets that keep themselves.
The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and...
Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.
Even the youngest of us may be wrong sometimes
The road to ignorance is paved with good editions
The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to...
A lifetime of happiness? No man could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
Life levels all men. Death reveals the eminent.
The fickleness of the women I love is only equaled by the infernal constancy of...
Oh, I have loved him too much to feel no hate for him.
Would you rather be with the one you love or the one who loves you?
Love is blind deaf dumb and stupid. If I ever find that little turd I'm...