The statesman cannot govern without stability of belief, true or false
Quote by George Bernard Shaw
We should all be obliged to appear before a board every five years and justify...
You have to choose between trusting to the natural stability of gold and the natural...
Men have to do some awfully mean things to keep up their respectability.
Justice is justice though it's always delayed and finally done only by mistake
Martyrdom is the only way in which a man can become famous without ability.
I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work,...
Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to this country and...
Who says love never lives? Maybe we've never lived.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which...
Hell is full of musical amateurs: music is the brandy of the damned
My main reason for adopting literature as a profession was that, as the author is...
Better never than late.
The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be...
Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.
When a man says money can do anything, that settles it: he hasn't got any.
The art of government is the organisation of idolatry.
Find enough clever things to say, and you're a Prime Minister; write them down and...
There is no satisfaction in hanging a man who does not object to it.
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.