George Bernard Shaw
Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.
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Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
What Englishman will give his mind to politics as long as he can afford to keep a motor car?
Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.
Life levels all men. Death reveals the eminent.
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
It is a curious sensation: the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When your heart is broken, your boats are burned: nothing matters any more. It is the end of happiness and the beginning of peace.
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.
Every man over forty is a scoundrel.
Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved.
I don't have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated.
By the time Obama came into office, Washington had already agreed over a period of a few weeks to a $700 billion government infusion into the world banking system. Nothing of the sort had ever been done before, and it was done spit spot with very little national debate.
You get the health benefits of coffee up through about the first twenty-four ounces. It's the biggest source of antioxidants for Americans, and we think it helps prevent Alzheimer's and Parkinson's as well.
My view is pensioners don't have the one option that people of working age have. They can't really increase their income, because they are no longer able to work.
War is cruelty. There is no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.
The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change, the way I see it, is service to a fellow human being.
My mom has made it possible for me to be who I am. Our family is everything. Her greatest skill was encouraging me to find my own person and own independence.
In science the important thing is to modify and change one's ideas as science advances.
I sought my father in the world of the black musician, because it contained wisdom, experience, sadness and loneliness. I was not ever interested in the music of boys. From my youngest years, I was interested in the music of men.