This is the true joy of life, the being used up for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one.
Quote by George Bernard Shaw
A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence...
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but we must take that risk because a...
The love of economy is the root of all virtue.
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other...
Virtue is insufficient temptation.
Until the men of action clear out the talkers we who have social consciences are...
The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be...
Why should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about...
(Democracy is a government) of the fools, for the fools, by the fools.
It is a woman's business to get married as soon as possible, and a man's...
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances....
Dying is a troublesome business: there is pain to be suffered, and it wrings one's...
Hell is full of musical amateurs.
Those who can do, those who can't teach.
I have made it so perfectly clear in my tracts, articles, and books what was...
Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.
Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power,...
Men have to do some awfully mean things to keep up their respectability.
An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood;...