George Bernard Shaw
I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.
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Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
Oh, the tiger will love you. There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
The fickleness of the women I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.
Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is to bring up a family.
We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.
Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.
Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.
One man that has a mind and knows it can always beat ten men who haven't and don't.
A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics.
It's sad, actually, because my anxiety keeps me from enjoying things as much as I should at this age.
Pray thee, spare, thyself at times: for it becomes a wise man sometimes to relax the high pressure of his attention to work.
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
I experience a period of frightening clarity in those moments when nature is so beautiful. I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream.
Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
I spend a lot of time reading.
We pardon to the extent that we love.
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
There's something about music that encourages people to want to know more about the person that made it, and where it was recorded, what year it was done, what they were listening to, and all this kind of stuff. There's something that invites all this obsessive behavior.