George Bernard Shaw
Nothing is ever done in this world until men are prepared to kill one another if it is not done.
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Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men's imperfections, and conceal your own.
Just do what must be done. This may not be happiness, but it is greatness.
He's a man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
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.
Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.
An index is a great leveller.
Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.
Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.
Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
I think women want to take care of themselves, and I think having a voice in how that is done is very important.
I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of 'work,' because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep.
When, as we must often do, we fear science, we really fear ourselves.
How goodness heightens beauty!
I've been on so many movies. Generally, I haven't gotten to be on the ground level. As of two years ago, in 'Dear John,' I got to really be on the ground floor. I wasn't a producer. I felt like I put the work in, and I did have a lot of sway on what got fixed, reshoots, so on and so forth. It felt really good.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
If you can make people understand why freedom is so important through the arts, that would be a big help.
There is a fundamental situation in which the country has reached rock bottom, that a mother can't send her children out of the house in the morning. The country has reached rock bottom and this needs to be changed.
If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG.
Jerusalem is a time bomb that I fear is just waiting to go off.