"If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must Man be of learning from experience."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."George Bernard Shaw on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."George Bernard Shaw on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."George Bernard Shaw on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."George Bernard Shaw on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."George Bernard Shaw on Mark Twain
"Every man over forty is a scoundrel."
"Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open."
"Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable."
"A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education."
"She had lost the art of conversation but not, unfortunately, the power of speech."