George Bernard Shaw
Life levels all men. Death reveals the eminent.
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A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire the other is to get it.
The fickleness of the women I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
A man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
Beware of false knowledge it is more dangerous than ignorance.
The things most people want to know about are usually none of their business.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.
She had lost the art of conversation but not, unfortunately, the power of speech.
You all know that I have been sustained throughout my life by three saving graces - my family, my friends, and a faith in the power of resilience and hope. These graces have carried me through difficult times and they have brought more joy to the good times than I ever could have imagined.
It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.
Making recess appointments when the Senate isn't in recess is neither rational nor moderate. It's a raw misuse of executive power by a president whose love of government is his most vulnerable spot with the electorate.
It's to paint directly on the canvas without any funny business, as it were, and I use almost pure turpentine to start with, adding oil as I go along until the medium becomes pure oil. I use as little oil as I can possibly help, and that's my method.
Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.
One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
I've only ever wanted to be a singer I never wanted to be famous.
What Churchill described as the twin marauders of war and tyranny have been almost entirely banished from our continent. Today, hundreds of millions dwell in freedom, from the Baltic to the Adriatic, from the Western Approaches to the Aegean.