There are some experiences in life which should not be demanded twice from any man, and one of them is listening to the Brahms Requiem.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
Contributed by: Zaady
There is no sincerer love than the love of food.
A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
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.
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
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