When Satan makes impure verses, Allah sends a divine tune to cleanse them.
As people get their opinions so largely from the newspapers they read... But the Press is not free, the newspapers are owned by rich men.
You know well I couldn't bear to live with a low common man after you two; and it's wicked and cruel of you to insult me by pretending I could.
When you loved me I gave you the whole sun and stars to play with. I gave you eternity in a single moment, strength of the mountains in one clasp of your arms, and the volume of all the seas in one impulse of your soul.
A tranquil woman can go on sewing longer than an angry man can go on fuming.
Jesus remains unshaken as the practical man; and we stand exposed as the fools, the blunderers, the unpractical visionaries.
I must have been an insufferable child; all children are.
If the announcer can produce the impression that he is a gentleman, he may pronounce as he pleases.
Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended. George Bernard Sha
No diet will remove all the fat from your body because the brain is entirely fat. Without a brain, you might look good, but all you could do is run for public office.
I have always held the religion of Muhammad in high estimation because of its wonderful vitality. It is the only religion which appears to me to possess that assimilating capacity to the changing phase of existence which can make itself appeal to every age. I have studied him - the wonderful man and
They tell me that So-and-So, who does not write prefaces, is no charlatan. Well, I am. I first caught the ear of the British public on a cart in Hyde Park, to the blaring of brass bands,and this . . . because . . . I am a natural-born mountebank.
The only man who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he takes my measurements anew every time he sees me, while all the rest go on with their old measurements and expect me to fit them
If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.
Seemingly unreasonable people attempt to adapt the world to themselves. Much progress, therefore, depends on such people.
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.
I find that the moment I let a woman make friends with me, she becomes jealous, exacting, suspicious, and a damned nuisance. I find that the moment I let myself make friends with a woman, I become selfish and tyrannical.
When an apparent miracle happened.it proved divine mission to the credulous, and proved a contract with the devil to the skeptical.
We cut the throat of a calf and hang it up by the heels to bleed to death so that our veal cutlet may be white; we nail geese to a board and cram them with food because we like the taste of liver disease; we tear birds to pieces to decorate our women's hats; we mutilate domestic animals for no reaso
From a very early age, I've had to interrupt my education to go to school.
While we ourselves are the living graves of murdered animals, how can we expect any ideal living conditions on this earth?
Every man over forty is a scoundrel. George Bernard
All genuinely intellectual work is humorous. George Bernard Sha
I have to live for others and not for myself: that's middle-class morality. George Bernard
The policy of letting things alone, in the practical sense that the Government should never interfere with business or go into business itself, is called Laisser-faire by economists and politicians. It has broken down so completely in practice that it is now discredited; but it was all the fashion i
If all the Churches of Europe closed their doors until the drums ceased rolling they would act as a most powerful reminder that though the glory of war is a famous and ancient glory, it is not the final glory of God.
All genuinely intellectual work is humorous.
The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life. George Bernard
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 dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.