The British soldier can stand up to anything except the British War Office.
The truth is hardly any of us have ethical energy enough for more than one really inflexible point of honor.
A veteran journalist has never had time to think twice before he writes.
The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and about all time.
Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.
The secret to success is to offend the greatest number of people.
Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time.
Do not waste your time on Social Questions. What is the matter with the poor is Poverty what is the matter with the rich is Uselessness.
Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.
There is only one religion though there are a hundred versions of it.
No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.
The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech.
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.
Peace is not only better than war but infinitely more arduous.
You'll never have a quiet world till you knock the patriotism out of the human race.
Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born in it.
Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.
Hell is full of musical amateurs.
We are the only real aristocracy in the world: the aristocracy of money.
When a man says money can do anything that settles it: he hasn't got any.
Lack of money is the root of all evil.
Men have to do some awfully mean things to keep up their respectability.
Nothing is ever done in this world until men are prepared to kill one another if it is not done.
Old men are dangerous: it doesn't matter to them what is going to happen to the world.