George Bernard Shaw
All great truths begin as blasphemies.
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Old men are dangerous: it doesn't matter to them what is going to happen to the world.
Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.
When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work.
The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business.
Until the men of action clear out the talkers we who have social consciences are at the mercy of those who have none.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
A man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
Martyrdom: The only way a man can become famous without ability.
Don't think of it as failure. Think of it as time-released success.
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
Let us, then be up and doing, With a heart for any fate; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labour and to wait.
Your talent is God's gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.
A bore is a man who, when you ask him how he is, tells you.
Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.
It's good to know how to read, but it's dangerous to know how to read and not how to interpret what you're reading.
One's work usually occupies more than half of one's waking life. Choosing work that does not bring happiness will lead to a life that is mostly disappointing.
Even when I was a little kid, I always said I would be in the movies one day, and damned if I didn't make it.
There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.