George Bernard Shaw
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Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness.
The British soldier can stand up to anything except the British War Office.
He's a man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.
Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.
Martyrdom: The only way a man can become famous without ability.
A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
The winner's edge is not in a gifted birth, a high IQ, or in talent. The winner's edge is all in the attitude, not aptitude. Attitude is the criterion for success.
Someday perhaps change will occur when times are ready for it instead of always when it is too late. Someday change will be accepted as life itself.
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can let alone.
It was very clear to me in 1965, in Mississippi, that, as a lawyer, I could get people into schools, desegregate the schools, but if they were kicked off the plantations - and if they didn't have food, didn't have jobs, didn't have health care, didn't have the means to exercise those civil rights, we were not going to have success.
Really I don't like human nature unless all candied over with art.
It's not just the 'Grammys' that I've pulled out of. I also pulled out of the English awards as well. The reason that I wanted to pull out was because I believe very much that the music industry as a whole is mainly concerned with material success.
When I was playing before I retired, I never really understood the appreciation and the respect that people gave me. People had treated me like a god or something, and that was very embarrassing.
I love acting. It's my playground, it let's me explore. But my happiness in this world - my level of peace - is never going to be dictated by acting.
Sometimes I make very selfish choices like I did 'Once Upon A Time' for my inner 8-year-old and my hypothetical future child. I've done some movies because I would regret them if I didn't, but other projects I've done because they've scared me or if I felt I needed to do a big romantic comedy to help me professionally.
Solitude is better than the society of evil persons.