My main reason for adopting literature as a profession was that, as the author is never seen by his clients, he need not dress respectably.
Quote by George Bernard Shaw
You have to choose between trusting to the natural stability of gold and the natural...
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity: no really self-respecting...
I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would be an affront...
If parents would only realize how they bore their children!
In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it.
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
What a man believes may be ascertained, not from his creed, but from the assumptions...
The British soldier can stand up to anything except the British War Office.
I think I should have no other mortal wants if I could always have plenty...
You cannot be a hero without being a coward.
Must then Christ perish in torment in every age to save those that have no...
(Democracy is a government) of the fools, for the fools, by the fools.
Better never than late.
We are the only real aristocracy in the world: the aristocracy of money.
I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides,...
Home life as we understand it is no more natural to us than a cage...
She had lost the art of conversation but not, unfortunately, the power of speech.
Why, except as a means of livelihood, a man should desire to act on the...
If you can't get rid of the skeleton in your closet, you'd best teach it...
Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.