George Bernard Shaw
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
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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.
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.
Beware of false knowledge it is more dangerous than ignorance.
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.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Martyrdom: The only way a man can become famous without ability.
You are going to let the fear of poverty govern you life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.
In a battle all you need to make you fight is a little hot blood and the knowledge that it's more dangerous to lose than to win.
Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is to bring up a family.
An index is a great leveller.
When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
You know why there's a Second Amendment? In case the government fails to follow the first one.
I can't really change my life to accommodate people who are jealous. I don't see why I should.
History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.
It's none of their business that you have to learn how to write. Let them think you were born that way.
I've been left alone, even by the paparazzi, because what sells is sex and scandal. Absent that, they really don't have much interest in you. I'm still married, still working, still happy.
I have lost the half of myself - a soul for which mine was made.
To some extent I liken slavery to death.
Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either ceases or turns absolute madness.
A metaphysical tour de force of untethered meaning and involuting interlocking contrapuntal rhythms, 'The Clock' is more than a movie or even a work of art. It is so strange and other-ish that it becomes a stream-of-consciousness algorithm unto itself - something almost inhuman.