George Bernard Shaw
We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.
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If women were particular about men's characters, they would never get married at all.
When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work.
The art of government is the organisation of idolatry.
Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
You use a glass mirror to see your face you use works of art to see your soul.
Beware of false knowledge it is more dangerous than ignorance.
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
Love is a gross exaggeration of the difference between one person and everybody else.
Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.
Checking the results of a decision against its expectations shows executives what their strengths are, where they need to improve, and where they lack knowledge or information.
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
Judge of a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
One must work and dare if one really wants to live.
Dreams are necessary to life.
But my dad also was a remarkable man, a good person, a principled individual, a man of integrity.
We should often blush for our very best actions, if the world did but see all the motives upon which they were done.
Our last jam session was this past Christmas. Dad played his harmonica, mom sang in English and Italian, and I played guitar. I'm so happy that we could share that musical experience for one last time.
I did stand-up comedy for 18 years. Ten of those years were spent learning, four years were spent refining, and four years were spent in wild success. I was seeking comic originality, and fame fell on me as a byproduct. The course was more plodding than heroic.