We must be conventional, Jack, or we are so cruelly, so vilely misunderstood. Even you, who are a man, cannot say what you think without being misunderstood and vilified.
George Bernard Shaw
O God that madest this beautiful earth, when will it be ready to receive Thy saints? How long, O Lord, how long?
Music is the brandy of the damned.
An epoch is but a swing of the pendullum; and each generation thinks the world is progressing because it is always moving.
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.
The faults of the burglar are the qulaities of the financier.