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Irish literary Critic, Playwright and Essayist. 1925 Nobel Prize for Literature, 1856-1950
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(Democracy is a government) of the fools, for the fools, by the fools.
A broken heart is a very pleasant complaint for a man in London if he has a comfortable income.
A child hasn't a grown-up person's appetite for affection. A little of it goes a long way with them; and they like a good imitation of it better than the real thing, as every nurse knows.
A doctor's reputation is made by the number of eminent men who die under his care.
A drama critic is a man who leaves no turn unstoned.
A family enjoying the unspeakable peace and freedom of being orphans
A fashion is nothing but an induced epidemic.
A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
A genius can't be forced; nor can you make an ape an alderman.
A genius is a person who is seeing further and probing deeper than other people has a different set of ethical valuations from their and has energy enough to give effect to this extra vision and its valuations in whatever manner best suits his or her
A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.
A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
A learned man is an idler who kills time by study.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
A lifetime of happiness ! No man alive could bear it; it would be hell on earth
A lifetime of happiness? No man could bear it: it would be hell on earth.
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but we must take that risk because a little is as much as our biggest heads can hold.
A man learns to skate by staggering about making a fool of himself. Indeed he progressed in all things by making a fool of himself.
A man never tells you anything until you contradict him.
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