A part of eugenic politics would finally land us in an extensive use of the lethal chamber. A great many people would have to be put out of existence simply because it wastes other people's time to look after them.
George Bernard Shaw
The risks of liberty we must let everyone take; but the risks of ignorance and self-helplessness are another matter.
Ive taught scores of American millionairesses how to speak English: the best looking women in the world. I'm seasoned. They might as well be blocks of wood. I might as well be a block of wood.
Heaven is the most angelically dull place in all creation.
Get out of my way; for I won't stop for you.
Like all young men, you greatly exaggerate the difference between one young woman and another.
CHARTERIS [unfolding his arms in terror] No, please. Dont. As a philosopher, it's my business to tell other people the truth; but it's not their business to tell it to me. I dont like it: it hurts.
Assassination is the extreme form of censorship.
Character actor' is a technical term denoting a clever stage performer who cannot act, and therefore makes an elaborate study of the disguises and stage tricks by which acting can be grotesquely simulated.
Schools and schoolmasters, as we have them today, are not popular as places of education and teachers, but rather prisons and turnkeys in which children are kept to prevent them disturbing and chaperoning their parent.
Civilized society is one huge bourgeoisie: no nobleman dares now shock his greengrocer.
People who say it cannot be done, should not interrupt those who are doing it.