Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.
Quote by George Bernard Shaw
I write plays because I like it and because I cannot remember any period in...
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
In a hospital they throw you out into the street before you are half cured,...
Life levels all men. Death reveals the eminent.
An index is a great leveller.
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of...
We don't stop playing because we grow old; We grow old because we stop playing.
The British soldier can stand up to anything except the British War Office.
My reputation grows with every failure.
Do not try to live forever. You will not succeed.
What a man believes may be ascertained, not from his creed, but from the assumptions...
Democracy means the organization of society for the benefit and at the expense of everybody...
You have to choose between trusting to the natural stability of gold and the natural...
Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.
Miracles, in the sense of phenomena we cannot explain, surround us on every hand: life...
Who says love never lives? Maybe we've never lived.
We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men;...
The point of living and of being an optimist is to be foolish enough to...
Never self-possessed, or prudent, love is all abandonment.