People get nothing out of books but what they bring to them
Quote by George Bernard Shaw
Martyrdom, sir, is what these people like; it is the only way in which a...
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion.
We should all be obliged to appear before a board every five years and justify...
Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
Fashions, after all, are only induced epidemics.
The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.
Revolutions have never lightened the burden of tyranny: they have only shifted it to another...
I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides,...
The faults of the burglar are the qualities of the financier.
Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.
A doctor's reputation is made by the number of eminent men who die under his...
Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.
Christianity might be a good thing if anyone ever tried it.
The ordinary man is an anarchist. He wants to do as he likes. He may...
I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to...
The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by...
Success covers a multitude of blunders
The compensation of a very early success is a conviction that life is a romantic...
Abasement, degradation is simply the manner of life of the man who has refused to...