George Bernard Shaw
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
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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.
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
What we want is to see the child in pursuit of knowledge, and not knowledge in pursuit of the child.
Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.
I would like to take you seriously, but to do so would be an affront to your intelligence.
Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness.
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
Give a man health and a course to steer, and he'll never stop to trouble about whether he's happy or not.
I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake.
The audiences are there as a result of my history with the band but also as a result of my being able to reach people with a tune.
Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.
It's a fact that more people watch television and get their information that way than read books. I find new technology and new ways of communication very exciting and would like to do more in this field.
If women are supposed to be less rational and more emotional at the beginning of our menstrual cycle when the female hormone is at its lowest level, then why isn't it logical to say that, in those few days, women behave the most like the way men behave all month long?
I was always very interested in science, and I knew that for me, science was a better long-term career than tennis.
Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before.
I've lost my faith in science.
Each day as I travel through downtown Tucson, I am amazed at how quickly the most ancient of human behaviors have changed. For as long as there have been Homo sapiens - roughly 200,000 years - people have filled their lives principally with two activities: talking directly with other people, and doing physical things.
Say there's a white kid who lives in a nice home, goes to an all-white school, and is pretty much having everything handed to him on a platter - for him to pick up a rap tape is incredible to me, because what that's saying is that he's living a fantasy life of rebellion.
If a man cannot do brain work without stimulants of any kind, he had better turn to hand work it is an indication on Nature's part that she did not mean him to be a head worker.