We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
Quote by George Bernard Shaw
Dying is a troublesome business: there is pain to be suffered, and it wrings one's...
A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
A lifetime of happiness? No man could bear it: it would be hell on earth
Chess is a foolish expedient for making idle people believe they are doing something very...
There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
What is virtue but the Trade Unionism of the married?
Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius.
Why should we take advice on sex from the pope? If he knows anything about...
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases...
The secret of forgiving everything is to understand nothing
What Englishman will give his mind to politics as long as he can afford to...
It's so hard to know what to do when one wishes earnestly to do right.
We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth.
We need men who can dream of things that never were, and ask why not.
The ordinary man is an anarchist. He wants to do as he likes. He may...
I want to be all used up when I die.
Christianity might be a good thing if anyone ever tried it.
Must then Christ perish in torment in every age to save those that have no...
Who could deny that privacy is a jewel? It has always been the mark of...
The greatest problem about old age is the fear that it may go on too...
In the great books of India, an empire spoke to us, nothing small or unworthy,...