George Bernard Shaw
The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life.
Syllables govern the world.
You cannot be a hero without being a coward.
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open.
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.
Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life.
A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
George Bernard Shaw — quotes and aphorisms
Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.
We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.