If women were particular about men's characters, they would never get married at all. George Bernard Sha
Paradoxes are the only truths.
The notion that disarmament can put a stop to war is contradicted by the nearest dogfight.
The real Brahms is nothing more than a sentimental voluptuary. rather tiresomely addicted to dressing himself up as Handel or Beethoven and making a prolonged and intolerable noise.
He who has never hoped can never despair
It is in the hour of trial that a man finds his true profession.
He who confuses political liberty with freedom and political equality with similarity has never thought for five minutes about either.
My father must have had some elementary education for he could read and write and keep accounts inaccurately
Do not do unto others as you expect they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.
All professions are conspiracies against the laity.
Schools must not become the agencies through which propaganda advocated by any section of society is spread. The method of control always a crucial problem should be in harmony with the fundamental values and principles of the states and the entire e
If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion. George Bernard Sha
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!
We are the only real aristocracy in the world: the aristocracy of money. George Bernard Sha
Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.
The best bought-up children are those who have seen thier parents as they are. Hypocrisy is not the first duty of a parent.
There are no secrets better kept than the secrets everybody guesses. George Bernard Sha
In truth , mankind cannot be saved from without, by schoolmasters or any other sort of masters: it can only be lamed and enslaved by them. It is said that if you wash a cat it will never again wash itself. This may or may not be true : what is certain is that if you teach a man anything he will neve
I feel nothing but the accursed happiness I have dreaded all my life long: the happiness that comes as life goes, the happiness of yielding and dreaming instead of resisting and doing, the sweetness of the fruit that is going rotten.
Whenever an obviously well founded statement is made in England by a person specially well acquainted with the facts, that unlucky person is instantly and frantically contradicted by all the people who obviously know nothing about it.
It's just as unpleasant to get more than you bargain for as to get less.
If at age 20 you are not a Communist then you have no heart. If at age 30 you are not a Capitalist then you have no brains.
What use are cartridges in battle? I always carry chocolate instead.
Nietzche . . . he was a confirmed Life Force worshipper. It was he who raked up the Superman, who is as old as Prometheus; and the 20th century will run after this newest of the old crazes when it gets tired of the world, the flesh, and your humble servant.
We must all share in the evils of the world or move to another planet.
We want a few mad people now. See where the sane ones have landed us!
Custom will reconcile people to any atrocity, and fashion will drive them to acquire any custom.
An English army led by an Irish general: that might be a match for a French army led by an Italian general.
Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.