Happy is the man who can make a living by his hobby
Jesus remains unshaken as the practical man; and we stand exposed as the fools, the blunderers, the unpractical visionaries.
History, sir, will tell lies as usual.
Where there is no knowledge ignorance calls itself science.
When an apparent miracle happened.it proved divine mission to the credulous, and proved a contract with the devil to the skeptical.
There may be some doubt as to who are the best people to have charge of children, but there can be no doubt that parents are the worst.
When men die of disease they are said to die fromnatural causes. When they recover (and mostly they do)the doctor gets the credit of curing them.
The faults of the burglar are the qualities of the financier. George Bernard Sha
The way to deal with worldly people is to frighten them by repeating their scandalous whisperings aloud.
We throw the whole drudgery of creation on one sex, and then imply that no female of any delicacy would initiate any effort in that direction.
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
Nothing is more dangerous than a poor doctor: not even a poor employer or a poor landlord.
From Mozart I learnt to say important things in a conversational way.
Being a mother means that your heart is no longer yours; it wanders wherever your children do
Youth, what a pity to waste it on the young.
Opera is when a tenor and soprano want to make love, but are prevented from doing so by a baritone.
People must not be forced to adopt me as their favourite author, even for their own good.
You see things; and you say 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?' George Bernard
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic. George Bernard Sha
It exasperated her to think that the dungeon in which she had languished for so many unhappy years had been unlocked all the time, and that the impulses she had so carefully struggled with and stifled for the sake of keeping well with society, were precisely those by which alone she could have come
The Englishmen is at his best on the links and at his worst in the Cabinet.
If a man is indolent, let him be poor. If he is drunken, let him be poor.... Also--somewhat inconsistently--blessed are the poor!
Every dream is a prophecy: every jest is an earnest in the womb of Time.
Oh the tiger will love you. There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
Beware of the man who does not return your blow: he neither forgives you nor allows you to forgive yourself.
A woman whose face looked as if it had been made of sugar and someone had licked it.
Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is to bring up a family.
The philosopher is Nature's pilot. And there you have our difference: to be in hell is to drift: to be in heaven is to steer.
The art of government is the organization of idolatry. The bureaucracy consists of functionaries; the aristocracy, of idols; the democracy, of idolaters. The populace cannot understand the bureaucracy: it can only worship the national idols.