Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.
For the pre-Darwinian age had come to be regarded as a Dark Age in which men still believed that the book of Genesis was a standard scientific treatise, and that the only additions to it were Galileo'a demonstration of Leonardo da Vinci's simple remark that the earth is a moon of the sun, Sir Humphr
The test of good education is seeing how it behaves in a fight.
The faults of the burglar are the qualities of the financier. George Bernard Sha
Blasphemy and sedition (meaning the truth about Church and State).
When God created man and woman, he did not take a patent. That's why any imbecile has been able to do so ever since.
I know I began as a passion and have ended as a habit , like all husbands .
If there was twenty ways of telling the truth and only one way of telling a lie, the Government would find it out. It's in the nature of governments to tell lies.
At present there is not a single credible established religion in the world.
I'm an atheist and I thank God for it.
If more than 10% of the people like a painting, you can be sure it's bad.
The longer I live, the more convinced am I that this planet is used by other planets as a lunatic asylum.
Better never than late.
The only way for a woman to provide for herself decently is for her to be good to some man that can afford to be good to her.
Life is a disease; and the only difference between on man and another is the stage of the disease at which he lives.
The worst cliques are those which consist of one man.
Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the laziest and commonest of the vices.
Why not give Christianity a trial?
The notion that the colonel need be a better man than the private is as confused as the notion that the keystone need be stronger than the coping stone.
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.
We're human beings we are - all of us - and that's what people are liable to forget. Human beings don't like peace and goodwill and everybody loving everybody else. However much they may think they do, they don't really because they're not made like that. Human beings love eating and drinking and lo
Imprisonment is as irrevocable as death.
Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life. George Bernard
My situation is a solemn one: life is offered to me on the condition of eating beefsteaks. But death is better than cannibalism. My will contains directions for my funeral, which will be followed, not by mourning coaches, but by oxen, sheep, flocks of poultry, and a small traveling aquarium of live
Any belief worth having must survive doubt
A great social reformer.
People always get tired of one another. I grow tired of myself whenever I am left alone for ten minutes, and I am certain that I am fonder of myself than anyone can be of another person.
Independence? That's middle class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth.
Statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive.
If you don't begin to be a revolutionist at the age of twenty, then at fifty you will be a most impossible old fossil. If you area red revolutionary at the age of twenty, you have some chance of being up-to-date when you are forty!