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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The perfect love affair is one which is conducted entirely by post.
Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends.
All great truths begin as blasphemies.
Marriage is good enough for the lower classes: they have facilities for desertion that are denied to us.
Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men's imperfections, and conceal your own.
If women were particular about men's characters, they would never get married at all.
The fickleness of the women I love is only equalled by the infernal constancy of the women who love me.
I'm an atheist and I thank God for it.
You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples' money.
On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.
An awful lot of successful technology companies ended up being in a slightly different market than they started out in.
Every work of art is an uncommitted crime.
Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result.
You know when something feels so good but you're afraid to feel good about it? So you kinda hold back? Everyone says, Congratulations, you must be so happy. And you say something stupid like, I'm just doing what little I can with what little I have.
If you can make people understand why freedom is so important through the arts, that would be a big help.
Bad faith likes discourse on friendship and loyalty.
Religion is a search for transcendence. But transcendence isn't necessarily sited in an external god, which can be a very unspiritual, unreligious concept.
Do not ever say that the desire to 'do good' by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives.