The secret of being miserable is to have leisure to bother about whether you are happy or not. The cure for it is occupation.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
Contributed by: Zaady
What a man believes may be ascertained, not from his creed, but from the assumptions on which he habitually acts.
We know now that the soul is the body, and the body the soul. They tell us they are different because they want to persuade us that we can keep our souls if we let them make slaves of our bodies.
The test of a man or woman's breeding is how they behave in a quarrel.
Source: The Philanderer, 1893
When a man wants to murder a tiger, it's called sport; when the tiger wants to murder him it's called ferocity.
If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas.
Democracy is a device that insures we shall be governed no better than we deserve.
Democracy is a form of government that substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.
In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it.
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