George Bernard Shaw
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
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All my life affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it.
We are the only real aristocracy in the world: the aristocracy of money.
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
Beware of false knowledge it is more dangerous than ignorance.
When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work.
Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.
Oh, the tiger will love you. There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
Life would be tolerable but for its amusements.
I never thought much of the courage of a lion tamer. Inside the cage he is at least safe from people.
Life levels all men. Death reveals the eminent.
When I did 'Bumble-ardy,' I was so intensely aware of death. Eugene, my friend and partner, was dying here in the house when I did 'Bumble-ardy'. I did 'Bumble-ardy' to save myself. I did not want to die with him. I wanted to live, as any human being does.
Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
A man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself.
I know that war is very cruel and that life is harder when you aren't able to live in the place you called home.
Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, although it has often been made, has never proved widely persuasive.
I think kids ought to travel. I think it's very good to carry kids around. It's good for them. Of course it's tough on the parents.
We are a nation that is unenlightened because of religion. I do believe that. I think religion stops people from thinking. I think it justified crazies.
The Middle East is ailing. The malady stems from pervasive violence, shortages of food, water and educational opportunities, discrimination against women and - the most virulent cause of all - the absence of freedom.
Fear attracts attack.
Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.