George Bernard Shaw
Independence? That's middle class blasphemy. We are all dependent on one another, every soul of us on earth.
The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.
The man with a toothache thinks everyone happy whose teeth are sound. The poverty-stricken man makes the same mistake about the rich man.
In a battle all you need to make you fight is a little hot blood and the knowledge that it's more dangerous to lose than to win.
I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.
Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is to bring up a family.
All my life affection has been showered upon me, and every forward step I have made has been taken in spite of it.