Money is the most important thing in the world. It represents health, strength, honor, generosity, and beauty as conspicuously as the want of it represents illness, weakness, disgrace, meanness, and ugliness.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
Contributed by: Zaady
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
Religion is a great force - the only real motive force in the world; but what you fellows don't understand is that you must get at a man through his own religion and not through yours.
Source: Getting Married, 1908
Nothing is worth doing unless the consequences may be serious.
I tell you that as long as I can conceive something better than myself I cannot be easy unless I am striving to bring it in to existence or clearing the way for it.
Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.
Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.
Source: Back to Methuselah, 1921
It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.
The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech.
Virtue is insufficient temptation.
Source: Man and Superman
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