George Bernard Shaw
You use a glass mirror to see your face you use works of art to see your soul.
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When I was young, I observed that nine out of ten things I did were failures. So I did ten times more work.
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.
The truth is, hardly any of us have ethical energy enough for more than one really inflexible point of honor.
A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
Life levels all men. Death reveals the eminent.
A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
Men have to do some awfully mean things to keep up their respectability.
Old men are dangerous: it doesn't matter to them what is going to happen to the world.
If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience.
The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.
It does kids no favors, and sets them up for a potential lifetime of poor health and social embarrassment, to excuse them from family meals of real food. Everyone benefits from healthy eating, but it is particularly crucial at the beginning of life.
No enterprise can exist for itself alone. It ministers to some great need, it performs some great service, not for itself, but for others or failing therein, it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist.
It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work.
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
When I woke up this morning my girlfriend asked me, 'Did you sleep good?' I said 'No, I made a few mistakes.'
I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty.
People internalize, from the jail to student loan debt, to credit card debt, to unemployment to the whole collective. It manifests itself in many ways, in people's home lives, domestic stuff.
Art: If the object of poetry is, to make men, then poetry is the heir of prophecy.
Worry - a God, invisible but omnipotent. It steals the bloom from the cheek and lightness from the pulse it takes away the appetite, and turns the hair gray.
I like television. I still believe that television is the most powerful form of communication on Earth - I just hate what is being done with it.