George Bernard Shaw
I never thought much of the courage of a lion tamer. Inside the cage he is at least safe from people.
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Every man over forty is a scoundrel.
The truth is, hardly any of us have ethical energy enough for more than one really inflexible point of honor.
He's a man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.
The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life.
Use your health, even to the point of wearing it out. That is what it is for. Spend all you have before you die do not outlive yourself.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Marriage is popular because it combines the maximum of temptation with the maximum of opportunity.
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.
I am the woman I grew to be partly in spite of my mother, and partly because of the extraordinary love of her best friends, and my own best friends' mothers, and from surrogates, many of whom were not women at all but gay men. I have loved them my entire life, even after their passing.
I have found little that is 'good' about human beings on the whole. In my experience most of them are trash, no matter whether they publicly subscribe to this or that ethical doctrine or to none at all. That is something that you cannot say aloud, or perhaps even think.
Perhaps life is just that... a dream and a fear.
People see I am a mother and head of a household. Today in Chile, one-third of households are run by women. They wake up, take the children to school, go to work. To them I am hope.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
All humanity is passion without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
A good thing to remember is somebody's got it a lot worse than we do.
We are always on the anvil by trials God is shaping us for higher things.