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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He's a man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech.
I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but we must take that risk because a little is as much as our biggest heads can hold.
The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business.
Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and about all time.
First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.
Home life is no more natural to us than a cage is natural to a cockatoo.
A man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
I'm a history nut.
We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.
Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in gaining and holding attention, but it has no persuasive value at all.
The definition of a modern approach to war is the acknowledgement of individual lives lost.
I'd like to believe an accumulation of experience has made me a sort of a grown-up person, so I can have judgment and taste and whatever.
Those who want to reap the benefits of this great nation must bear the fatigue of supporting it.
A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad.
Well, I'm not a member of the permanent political establishment, and I've learned quickly these last few days that if you're not a member in good standing of the Washington elite, then some in the media consider a candidate unqualified for that reason alone.
While President Bush likes to project an image of strength and courage, the real truth is that in the presence of his large financial contributors, he is a moral coward.
We try, we fail, we posture, we aspire, we pontificate - and then we age, shrink, die, and vanish.