Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world. Unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people.
Quote by George Bernard Shaw
When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger...
I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.
Reading made Don Quixote a gentleman, but believing what he read made him mad.
Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends.
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility...
He's a man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man...
Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window...
The conversion of Paul was no conversion at all; it was Paul who converted the...
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a...
The secret to success is to offend the greatest number of people.
What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge...
Statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive.
If you injure your neighbour, better not do it by halves.
The statesman cannot govern without stability of belief, true or false
Better never than late.
Chess is a foolish expedient for making idle people believe they are doing something very...
Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see...
Youth is wasted on the young.
Old men are dangerous: it doesn't matter to them what is going to happen to...