The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
Source: Mrs. Warren’s Profession, 1893
Contributed by: Zaady
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of the organized life.
Source: quoting H. G. Wells
Of all the damnable waste of human life that ever was invented, clerking is the worst.
Cruelty must be whitewashed by a moral excuse, and a pretense of reluctance.
Custom will reconcile people to any atrocity; and fashion will drive them to acquire any custom.
Never wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.
It's all that the young can do for the old, to shock them and keep them up to date.
Source: Fanny’s First Play
The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there.
The golden rule is that there is not golden rule.
Source: Man and Superman, 1903
Nothing is ever done in this world until men are prepared to kill one another is it is not done.
Source: Major Barbara
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