George Bernard Shaw
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
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If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and about all time.
Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.
Power does not corrupt men fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.
A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
If women were particular about men's characters, they would never get married at all.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Nothing is ever done in this world until men are prepared to kill one another if it is not done.
We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.
The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech.
Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best for that we must have recourse to art.
The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
No person I have ever met, not even the most righteous or pure of heart, has gone without those times when faith recedes in the busy-ness of life.
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
Change alone is eternal, perpetual, immortal.
It is not a God, just and good, but a devil, under the name of God, that the Bible describes.
Be able to back up a car for a considerable distance in a straight line and back out of a driveway.
In the old days... it was a basic, cardinal fact that producers didn't have opinions. When I was producing natural history programmes, I didn't use them as vehicles for my own opinion. They were factual programmes.
I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can't be done.
Not every difficult and dangerous thing is suitable for training, but only that which is conducive to success in achieving the object of our effort.