George Bernard Shaw
Marriage is good enough for the lower classes: they have facilities for desertion that are denied to us.
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There is no subject on which more dangerous nonsense is talked and thought than marriage.
The secret to success is to offend the greatest number of people.
Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
Never fret for an only son, the idea of failure will never occur to him.
Parentage is a very important profession, but no test of fitness for it is ever imposed in the interest of the children.
Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.
We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.
My mom is the backbone not just of my family but of many families.
In general I was a good kid. It usually took a lot to make me mad. But once I reached the boiling point, I lost all rational control. Totally without thinking, when my anger was aroused, I grabbed the nearest brick, rock, or stick to bash someone. It was as if I had no conscious will in the matter.
When you relinquish the desire to control your future, you can have more happiness.
I have the ability to sing with emotion and feeling, but if you say I sound like Billie Holiday, that's cool. Let's look at who Billie was: she was this person, this singer, this beautiful diva who could move the audience with the slightest gesture of her hand.
Ultimately, to have a career in movies, to a certain extent, certainly in England, you can't sustain a career in just English movies.
In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob.
I like being a woman, even in a man's world. After all, men can't wear dresses, but we can wear the pants.
Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that the nature of the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are, and to make new things like them.
To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime.
Before I do anything, I think, well what hasn't been seen. Sometimes, that turns out to be something ghastly and not fit for society. And sometimes that inspiration becomes something that's really worthwhile.